Don Bodger

The husband-and-wife duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin is known for exciting performances driven by Lan’s fluent technique, sensitive musicianship and probing intellect and Lin’s keen musical intelligence and excellent facility. Their program contains some of the most beautiful music composed for piano duet, as well as some solo piano works. They’re at St. Michael’s Church in Chemainus Oct. 2. (Photo submitted)
The husband-and-wife duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin is known for exciting performances driven by Lan’s fluent technique, sensitive musicianship and probing intellect and Lin’s keen musical intelligence and excellent facility. Their program contains some of the most beautiful music composed for piano duet, as well as some solo piano works. They’re at St. Michael’s Church in Chemainus Oct. 2. (Photo submitted)
Raymond Tony Charlie with a copy of his book In The Shadow of the Red Brick Building. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Residential school survivor’s smile resonates under trying circumstances

Book author and motivational speaker Charlie still not back in his own home after flooding

Raymond Tony Charlie with a copy of his book In The Shadow of the Red Brick Building. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Festival of Murals Society president Tom Andrews makes the introductions and addresses the crowd at Saturday’s mural unveiling ceremony. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Mural unveiling festival draws a crowd

Plenty of interest in the latest additions to the collection

Chemainus Festival of Murals Society president Tom Andrews makes the introductions and addresses the crowd at Saturday’s mural unveiling ceremony. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
The Georgina Falt Memorial Trophy and a photo of Georgina, whom the tournament is named after. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Having fun and raising money the bottom line of music trivia tournament

Alzheimer’s fundraiser a No. 1 hit with supporters from around the Island

The Georgina Falt Memorial Trophy and a photo of Georgina, whom the tournament is named after. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Wife-and-husband duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin on the piano. (Photo submitted)

Accomplished piano duo performs season-opening concert

Chemainus Classical Concerts series features husband and wife

Wife-and-husband duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin on the piano. (Photo submitted)
The Chemainus Legion is hosting a Tour de Rock breakfast on Oct. 4. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Legion welcoming Tour de Rock riders for breakfast Oct. 4

Tickets available now at $20 apiece

The Chemainus Legion is hosting a Tour de Rock breakfast on Oct. 4. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Kitchen signs on the door of the former Utopia bakery location generated an instant curiosity. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Kitchen caters to small local food producers

All the necessary equipment and the kitchen sink available to utilize

The Kitchen signs on the door of the former Utopia bakery location generated an instant curiosity. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cast members of Brave put on a show for an appreciative audience. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Brave performance delights audience

Standing ovation for the quality of entertainment delivered by cast members

Cast members of Brave put on a show for an appreciative audience. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
The Rotary mural is one of those featured on Saturday’s walking tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Rotary mural is one of those featured on Saturday’s walking tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Players on the Mount Brenton Golf Course for the Rotary Golf Tournament Saturday. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Support for Rotary golf tournament never wavers

Players, sponsors do their part for charitable causes

Players on the Mount Brenton Golf Course for the Rotary Golf Tournament Saturday. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
A real wedding in the desert rather than in their living room has given Ashley and Alexander Meyer a new lease on life after his cancer has gone into remission. (Photo by Sheila Drakeley)

Concern for others the primary focus now after cancer-free designation

Alexander Meyer’s dedication leads to paramedic course in Port Alberni

A real wedding in the desert rather than in their living room has given Ashley and Alexander Meyer a new lease on life after his cancer has gone into remission. (Photo by Sheila Drakeley)
Inductees for the North Cowichan/Duncan Sports Wall of Fame Class of 2022 have been announced. (Citizen file)
Inductees for the North Cowichan/Duncan Sports Wall of Fame Class of 2022 have been announced. (Citizen file)
Cim MacDonald’s Rotary Club mural on the Rotary bunker. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Unveiling tour showcases newest murals and sculptures since 2020

Everyone invited for walking tour to see and hear about latest additions

Cim MacDonald’s Rotary Club mural on the Rotary bunker. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Dale Jensen at the steps of the historic Westholme School. (Photo by Don Bodger)

New coat of paint brightens historic Westholme School

Character of the old building rejuvenated for century celebration next year

Dale Jensen at the steps of the historic Westholme School. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Letter to the editor.

Surveys show citizens want community kept rural

Limits to growth clash with development ideals

Letter to the editor.
Frank Ludwig’s double platinum records, part of the ’70s display at the Chemainus Valley Museum. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Frank Ludwig’s double platinum records, part of the ’70s display at the Chemainus Valley Museum. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Cast of Brave. Back row, from left: Ace Copp, Laura Parkyn. Front: Caidence Burns, Janelle Sharpe, Sierra Jones. (Photo by Stephanie Roth)

Young cast members put on a Brave face for musical revue

Free public performance at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday

The Cast of Brave. Back row, from left: Ace Copp, Laura Parkyn. Front: Caidence Burns, Janelle Sharpe, Sierra Jones. (Photo by Stephanie Roth)
Flag is flying at half staff at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre and many other locations in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Flags flying at half staff in honour of Queen Elizabeth

Chemainus Valley joins the tribute

Flag is flying at half staff at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre and many other locations in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Lynne Smith has her sights set on a second term as Area G director. (Photo submitted)

Smith making bid for reelection as Area G director

First term marked by COVID, extensive work on harmonizing electoral area community plans

Lynne Smith has her sights set on a second term as Area G director. (Photo submitted)
North Cowichan sent out a closure notice Sept. 12.
North Cowichan sent out a closure notice Sept. 12.
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