Summer

The Camp Qwanoes Screamer zipline is a favourite with campers. (Photo submitted)

Camp Qwanoes returns to day camp sessions after positive COID-19 tests

Final week at the Crofton site before summer season wrap-up

 

Cst. Darren Regush of the Oceanside RCMP cools off at the Lions Ventureland Playground splash park on Thursday, July 29, 2021. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: RCMP officer beats the heat, delights kids at Vancouver Island splash park

Cst. Darren Regush joins the fun, cooling off on a hot day in Parksville

 

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

 

Lifeguards standing on guard for the first shift of the season at Fuller Lake Park Friday, June 25 from left are: Adeline Charles, Olivia Kelly, Kenzie Pask and Tiegan McDevitt. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Lifeguards now on duty at Fuller Lake Park

Summer schedule runs daily from noon to 6 p.m. until Aug. 29

Lifeguards standing on guard for the first shift of the season at Fuller Lake Park Friday, June 25 from left are: Adeline Charles, Olivia Kelly, Kenzie Pask and Tiegan McDevitt. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breakingly hot temperatures forecast for B.C. this weekend

An ‘exceptionally strong’ ridge of high pressure building Friday to Tuesday could leave parts of the province dangerously warm

A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)

15 late summer heat records broken across B.C.

Heat advisories over, smoke bulletins still in effect

Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)
ALL PUMPED UP                                Tubes and many other flotation devices are being used to keep people cool on the water at Fuller Lake. Annaliese Atkins, left, of Cowichan Bay and Cara Hallam from Duncan depart the park after taking their tubes out to beat the heat. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Sunny Days

Fuller Lake Park a hot spot to cool off

ALL PUMPED UP                                Tubes and many other flotation devices are being used to keep people cool on the water at Fuller Lake. Annaliese Atkins, left, of Cowichan Bay and Cara Hallam from Duncan depart the park after taking their tubes out to beat the heat. (Photo by Don Bodger)
What could be better than a nice big ice cream cone for your second birthday? Ivy Veuger turned two on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and enjoyed the special treat at Scoops By The Sea in Chemainus with mom Karleen Veuger. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Two not so terrible

Nothing like an ice cream cone for a child to celebrate a birthday

What could be better than a nice big ice cream cone for your second birthday? Ivy Veuger turned two on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and enjoyed the special treat at Scoops By The Sea in Chemainus with mom Karleen Veuger. (Photo by Don Bodger)
(Pixabay photo)

Cottage communities eye summer season constrained by COVID-19 measures

Non-essential travel has largely stopped all over the country

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The Tube Shack owner Aaron Frisby. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)

Town of Lake Cowichan bans tubing on Cowichan River this summer

“We have to do it, unless something changes”

The Tube Shack owner Aaron Frisby. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Peaches and other stone fruits are the ideal addition to ice cream

  • Aug 31, 2018
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts