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A couple travelled from Osoyoos to Penticton on Friday, June 24, to pick up their new vehicle after winning a Canada-wide contest, courtesy of General Motors. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: B.C. couple presented with new car after winning Canada-wide contest

‘We thought it was some scam when we found out we won,’ they said

Charlie Cox, left, and Archie Cox love their books. (Photo submitted)

Summer Fest giveaways coming from Rotary Saturday

Normal celebrations not happening again yet, but club keeps the community spirit going

Florence James blesses the trail network with red earth. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Signage unveiled at Wul’aam Park in Chemainus

Ceremony coincides with National Indigenous Peoples Day

  • Jun 23, 2022
Aidan Brown receives his certificate and congratulations from Chemainus Secondary’s vice principal Rhonda LaForge and principal Lori Hryniuk. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Graduating Class of 2022 Part 1

Grads receive their certificates

Aidan Brown receives his certificate and congratulations from Chemainus Secondary’s vice principal Rhonda LaForge and principal Lori Hryniuk. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cody Shiell. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Graduating Class of 2022 Part 2

Chemainus grads receive their certificates

Cody Shiell. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Jace Hamm. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Graduating Class of 2022 Part 3

Chemainus grads receive their certificates

Jace Hamm. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Quinn Nonay. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Graduating Class of 2022 Part 4

Chemainus grads receive their certificates

Quinn Nonay. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Tzinqwa Singers perform song and dance on the Waterwheel Park stage. (Photo by Daphne Carlyle)

Prominent program for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Chemainus schedule includes speeches, entertainment, a park opening and book signing

Tzinqwa Singers perform song and dance on the Waterwheel Park stage. (Photo by Daphne Carlyle)
Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada and June is National Indigenous History Month

Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)
Greater Victoria resident Beau Williams is all smiles celebrating his recent $1 million win on the Lotto Max draw. (Courtesy BC Lottery Corporation)

Home sweet home in the plans for Vancouver Island $1 million lotto winner

Beau Williams also looks to use his winnings to travel across Canada

Greater Victoria resident Beau Williams is all smiles celebrating his recent $1 million win on the Lotto Max draw. (Courtesy BC Lottery Corporation)
(Black Press file photo)

Okanagan-based group ready for B.C.-wide celebration of collector cars

July 9 is recognized as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province

(Black Press file photo)
Chemainus Secondary School’s Class of 2022 ceremony is June 17. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Secondary School’s Class of 2022 ceremony is June 17. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Secondary School will have its graduation ceremony June 17. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Secondary School will have its graduation ceremony June 17. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Days at Chemainus Secondary School are winding down for the Class of 2022. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Days at Chemainus Secondary School are winding down for the Class of 2022. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Secondary School. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Secondary School. (File photo by Don Bodger)
The Mitchell Sisters – a.k.a., Sandee Mitchell and Nancy Potvin. (Photo submitted)

National Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Chemainus June 21

Jam-packed entertainment program planned

  • Jun 20, 2022
The Mitchell Sisters – a.k.a., Sandee Mitchell and Nancy Potvin. (Photo submitted)
Nan Beals built an institution with her Pot of Gold Coffee Company on Thetis Island. (Photo by Jeannine Caldbeck)

Coffee roasting company a labour of love

Longtime Thetis Island business owner makes the move to retired life

Nan Beals built an institution with her Pot of Gold Coffee Company on Thetis Island. (Photo by Jeannine Caldbeck)
Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer sports?

The summer months are a time to enjoy outdoor sports and recreation.

Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Benjamin Terlien is the executive chef at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Terlien possesses the special ingredients to become an executive chef

Chemainus Theatre the right atmosphere in the advancement of his career

Benjamin Terlien is the executive chef at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)