Don Bodger

Theresa Bodger presents the award named after her parents to Bob Linde. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Youth bowlers benefit from award recipient’s expertise

Linde’s dedication to coaching at Duncan Lanes spans 26 years

Theresa Bodger presents the award named after her parents to Bob Linde. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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)
Cim MacDonald plots where some ducks in flight might be added to her mural at the Mount Brenton Golf Club. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MacDonald’s artistry par for the course on Chemainus mural

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

Cim MacDonald plots where some ducks in flight might be added to her mural at the Mount Brenton Golf Club. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The weir at Cowichan Lake will be used to reduce the flow of water from Cowichan Lake into the Cowichan River due to drought conditions. (Citizen file)

Catalyst reducing water flow into Cowichan River due to drought

Catalyst confirms cubic metres per second going down to 5.5 by Friday

The weir at Cowichan Lake will be used to reduce the flow of water from Cowichan Lake into the Cowichan River due to drought conditions. (Citizen file)
From left: PPWC Local 2’s Jonathan Beam (First Vice President - Operations); Geoff Dawe (Interim President) and Rob Cage (First Vice President- Maintenance). (Photo submitted)

Information picket sets out union issues at Crofton mill

Safety, payroll and staffing among the major concerns

From left: PPWC Local 2’s Jonathan Beam (First Vice President - Operations); Geoff Dawe (Interim President) and Rob Cage (First Vice President- Maintenance). (Photo submitted)
The busy beach seen at Fuller Lake Park and others earlier in the summer will return with the lifting of advisories. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Beach advisories lifted

Bacterial counts back within acceptable levels

The busy beach seen at Fuller Lake Park and others earlier in the summer will return with the lifting of advisories. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus is the 79th episode for Jonny Harris of Still Standing. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)

Still Standing with Jonny Harris still has legs

Host of the popular TV show brings educational comedy into his presentations

Chemainus is the 79th episode for Jonny Harris of Still Standing. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)
Ted Puska reveals the name of the winning entry for the Doug Bodger autographed hockey jersey from his own collection that he made available in a draw for those who provided financial support to help with medical expenses. (Photo by Don Bodger)

8 years waiting for kidney transplant ends in success for Vancouver Island man

Surgery has active Ladysmith resident Puska back to his old self

  • Jul 17, 2021
Ted Puska reveals the name of the winning entry for the Doug Bodger autographed hockey jersey from his own collection that he made available in a draw for those who provided financial support to help with medical expenses. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Here’s Jonny, the one and only Jonny Harris on stage in Chemainus. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)

Chemainus depicted in all its glory for Still Standing

TV program brings unlimited benefits to featured communities

Here’s Jonny, the one and only Jonny Harris on stage in Chemainus. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)
Jonny Harris strolling up from the Chemainus wharf Monday while in town for filming of the CBC-TV series, Still Standing. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)

Still Standing crew and host Harris seen around Chemainus Monday

Footage being compiled for the popular program to be broadcast in January 2022

Jonny Harris strolling up from the Chemainus wharf Monday while in town for filming of the CBC-TV series, Still Standing. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)
Five women who were carpet bowling at the Crofton Seniors’ Centre were terrified Friday night by a man with a BB gun that looked very much like he was carrying a real gun. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Five women who were carpet bowling at the Crofton Seniors’ Centre were terrified Friday night by a man with a BB gun that looked very much like he was carrying a real gun. (Photo by Don Bodger)
An oldie, but a goodie: a 1956 Pontiac. (Photo by Dan Dertien)

All revved up with some place to go: Chemainus

Car meets in Chemainus at the public market a summer spectacle

An oldie, but a goodie: a 1956 Pontiac. (Photo by Dan Dertien)
A beautiful Saltair sunset in late June. (Photo by Opie Williams)

Record-breaking heat wave wiped out a wet start to June on Vancouver Island

Surprisingly, precipitation total for the month close to normal for Chemainus and Thetis Island

A beautiful Saltair sunset in late June. (Photo by Opie Williams)
Artist Angela Carlson at the new mural she created. (Photo by Shannon Bellamy)

Fire department commemorative mural hangs in place in Chemainus

Final touch-ups made for Shawnigan Lake artist’s addition to the outdoor collection

Artist Angela Carlson at the new mural she created. (Photo by Shannon Bellamy)
Crofton mill was the scene of a Wednesday night fire. (File photo by Don Bodger)

5 Crofton mill workers treated for smoke inhalation after Wednesday night fire

One firefighter also treated for heat stress from fire in the mechanical pulp mill operation

Crofton mill was the scene of a Wednesday night fire. (File photo by Don Bodger)
A fire at the Paper Excellence Crofton mill was contained as of late Wednesday night. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Fire at Crofton mill contained late Wednesday night

No details yet on the extent of damage or the cause

A fire at the Paper Excellence Crofton mill was contained as of late Wednesday night. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus will be the subject of an episode of the hit CBC-TV series Still Standing, when host Jonny Harris is joined July 11 to 15 by a crew to film an episode of the popular show in the Vancouver Island town.

Chemainus Still Standing through all sorts of adversity

Crew from the popular CBC-TV program coming to film an episode

Chemainus will be the subject of an episode of the hit CBC-TV series Still Standing, when host Jonny Harris is joined July 11 to 15 by a crew to film an episode of the popular show in the Vancouver Island town.
Jose Quincin-Aquino was last seen on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Chemainus. (Photo submitted)

Missing man last seen in Chemainus June 8

Police seeking assistance in locating Jose Quincin-Aquino

Jose Quincin-Aquino was last seen on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Chemainus. (Photo submitted)
Jonny Harris on stage during a live show pre-COVID. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)

Chemainus Still Standing through all sorts of adversity

Crew from the popular CBC-TV program coming to film an episode

Jonny Harris on stage during a live show pre-COVID. (Photo by Chris Armstrong)
The Warmland Church in Crofton is the site of a temporary walk-in vaccination clinic for those 12 years of age and older. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Temporary clinic brings COVID-19 vaccine to Crofton

Warmland Church doors open to those seeking a first dose only

The Warmland Church in Crofton is the site of a temporary walk-in vaccination clinic for those 12 years of age and older. (File photo by Don Bodger)