Don Bodger

Widget, RASTA's senior potbelly pig, enjoying his treats. (Photo submitted)

Smashed pumpkins provide a royal Thanksgiving feast for animals at Island sanctuary

Substantial community donations to purchase pumpkins surpasses the initial goal

Widget, RASTA's senior potbelly pig, enjoying his treats. (Photo submitted)
B.C. Green Party candidate Chris Istace talks to residents while campaigning in Crofton. (Photo submitted)

Campaigning different, but proving productive for candidates

Nanaimo-North Cowichan’s three hopefuls still pounding the pavement and utilizing virtual options

B.C. Green Party candidate Chris Istace talks to residents while campaigning in Crofton. (Photo submitted)

Riot unveils a colourful brew in honour of an Island drag queen

Variety the spice of life and with beverages for entertainer

Unusual season of minor hockey slowly taking shape

Teams doing a lot of practicing right now while awaiting the possibility of games

Green Party pins Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding hopes on Istace

Leader Sonia Furstenau was in Chemainus for Sunday’s candidate announcement

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Logjams, gravel bars emphasize the plight of Island river

Chemainus River’s low channels impact spawning fish, winter floods always a concern

Powerful image and words on the pandemic from Island photographer

Our changing world documented as part of a daily project

Island market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood

COVID situation lengthened an already long renovation process

Drum set stolen from small community church

Theft occurred on either Friday or Saturday night on the long weekend in Chemainus

Tire removal in Island bay crucial to crab species survival

Divers sound the alarm about crabs becoming trapped in tires from sunken barges off Chemainus

Adult hockey groups weighing options amid countless COVID restrictions at Island rink

Late ice slots, no changerooms or outside teams allowed and cost factors all weighing heavily

Mural founder’s project proposal rejected by Society

Chemainus Festival of Murals deems the time isn’t right for such a massive undertaking

Exhibit showcases one side of Cedar artist’s wide-ranging personality

Skye Skagfeld draws from life experiences in series of art shows

Tent Island closed due to neglect and abuse from campers

Illegal campfires common on Penelakut Tribe reserve land

Investigators still hoping to solve 2015 homicide of Penelakut Island woman

Tips being sought into Penelakut Island woman’s death five years ago

Dino-mite chance to snag some dinosaurs

Island man in the hunt for a piece of a rare collection at auction

Dead black bear washes up on Thetis Island

Conservation officer determines it had been in the ocean for a long time

Beloved Island woman dies at 106

Dorothy Adair adored by the many people she met in Chemainus in two short years