Commmunity

Abby Knight and Ciara Duggan mask up and have fun on a ride at the Cowichan Exhibition. (Photo by JoHannah Knight)

Ex marks the spot

Many enjoy return of Cowichan Exhibition

 

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
Our historical feature for the week is the Fisherman’s Resort on the Chemainus River. (Photo courtesy Chemainus Valley Museum)

A River Runs Through It

Historical Moment Sept. 16

 

The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has coffee mornings Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has coffee mornings Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Bernard Cuffling performs Recollection of a Raconteur Sept. 8-11 at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Bernard Cuffling performs Recollection of a Raconteur Sept. 8-11 at the Playbill Dining Room. (Photo by Michelle Vogelgesang)
Mike Cooper with the card given to him by the clients in the Chemainus Adult Day Program. (Photo submitted)

Health care adult day program clients appreciate man’s gesture

Card presented for helping hand during a traffic backlog

Mike Cooper with the card given to him by the clients in the Chemainus Adult Day Program. (Photo submitted)
Chemainus Communities In Bloom.

Crops grow just as well in the fall as spring

Good time for second round of spinach, Swiss chard, broccoli and kale

  • Aug 27, 2021
Chemainus Communities In Bloom.
Curious otters cast an eye toward Cim MacDonald to see what she’s doing. (Photo by Cim MacDonald)

Chemainus photographer’s pandemic wildlife scenes on display in Duncan

Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives housing MacDonald’s striking images until Oct. 15

Curious otters cast an eye toward Cim MacDonald to see what she’s doing. (Photo by Cim MacDonald)
Brittany Leonard will be at the Great Canadian Dollar Store Friday, Saturday and Sunday for signings of her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Brittany Leonard will be at the Great Canadian Dollar Store Friday, Saturday and Sunday for signings of her children’s book The Life of a Shadow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The colour party of Colin Murphy, Wesley Barnaby, Dave Munro and Wes Everitt at the Monday, Aug. 9 ceremony. (Photo by Art Jurisson)

Chemainus cenotaph service marks National Peacekeepers’ Day

Wreaths laid in commemoration of those who died in service

The colour party of Colin Murphy, Wesley Barnaby, Dave Munro and Wes Everitt at the Monday, Aug. 9 ceremony. (Photo by Art Jurisson)
Chemainus Communities In Bloom.

Water conservation important during these dry conditions

Communities in Bloom looking for more help with weeding sessions

  • Aug 13, 2021
Chemainus Communities In Bloom.
The Mobile Mammography Service will be in Chemainus for a total of five days in August. (Photo submitted)

Mammograms can be booked on five upcoming dates in Chemainus

Mobile service being offered at the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn

The Mobile Mammography Service will be in Chemainus for a total of five days in August. (Photo submitted)
It’s a sea of humanity on Oak Street in Chemainus for the Penelakut Tribe’s Walk for the Children. (Photo by Don Bodger)

More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut Tribe’s March for the Children

Large crowd supports families with children who never came home from residential schools

It’s a sea of humanity on Oak Street in Chemainus for the Penelakut Tribe’s Walk for the Children. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Sawmill Taphouse Event Venue will again be the site for Our Chemainus – A Celebration. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus celebration making a return in October

Inaugural event in 2019 showcased the town within the community

The Sawmill Taphouse Event Venue will again be the site for Our Chemainus – A Celebration. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The mural done by Cim MacDonald at the Mount Brenton Golf Club is a work of art. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MacDonald’s artistry superb, of course

Green scene the latest addition to the mural project at Mount Brenton Golf Club

The mural done by Cim MacDonald at the Mount Brenton Golf Club is a work of art. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Island Savings’ manager Jason Farrugia and Tina McGregor with Dorothy Sandford and Chemainus 49th Parallel Grocery store manager Paul McGregor during presentation of proceeds from chili contest. (Photo submitted)

Chili contest heats up with food bank proceeds

Total of $2,275 contributed to the Chemainus Harvest House

Island Savings’ manager Jason Farrugia and Tina McGregor with Dorothy Sandford and Chemainus 49th Parallel Grocery store manager Paul McGregor during presentation of proceeds from chili contest. (Photo submitted)
Special presentation is made to Doreen Zielke by Chemainus Festival of Murals Society president Tom Andrews on July 12 at the Mount Brenton Golf Club. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Many treasured moments of Festival of Murals board member remembered

Departure of treasurer Zielke, a valued member of organization for 12 years, leaves a huge void

Special presentation is made to Doreen Zielke by Chemainus Festival of Murals Society president Tom Andrews on July 12 at the Mount Brenton Golf Club. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Lifeguards Kenzie Pask and Joel Danielewicz at the Crofton Pool. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Cooling-off periods in the Crofton Pool

Schedule provides many opportunities for swimmers

Lifeguards Kenzie Pask and Joel Danielewicz at the Crofton Pool. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)