Don Bodger

Guess who’s coming to breakfast? It’s the Tour de Rock riders arriving at the Chemainus Legion Hall Tuesday morning. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus maintains its appetite for big donations at Tour de Rock breakfast

Community groups respond to the cause and 49th Parallel’s contribution surpasses $50,000

Guess who’s coming to breakfast? It’s the Tour de Rock riders arriving at the Chemainus Legion Hall Tuesday morning. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Heather Williams with Chubby Checker at the Calgary Stampede in 2000. (Photo from Little Feet by Don Bodger)

‘Little Feet’ book documents B.C. woman’s horrific 2001 accident

Heather Williams has documented the two profound stages before and after the accident

Heather Williams with Chubby Checker at the Calgary Stampede in 2000. (Photo from Little Feet by Don Bodger)
Making a point is Keith Thorpe, left, and Vince Lambert. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing

Making a point is Keith Thorpe, left, and Vince Lambert. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Investigators are seeking information on the death of Delores Brown from Penelakut Island three years ago. (Photo submitted)

Investigation into homicide of Delores (Deedee) Brown continues

More than three years since the discovery of her body

Investigators are seeking information on the death of Delores Brown from Penelakut Island three years ago. (Photo submitted)
Huge freighters are seemingly always parked around the waters off Thetis Island and Saltair. (Photo submitted)

Inaction on heavy freighter presence continues to irk Island residents

Extension of interim protocol for another year concerning for people in Saltair, on Thetis Island

Huge freighters are seemingly always parked around the waters off Thetis Island and Saltair. (Photo submitted)
Foul play not suspected in man’s death in Chemainus

Foul play not suspected in man’s death in Chemainus

Long attempt made to revive unidentified person on the dock

Foul play not suspected in man’s death in Chemainus
Making a pitch for Patricia Guzman worked out well for Jose Luis Munoz. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

Making a pitch for Patricia Guzman worked out well for Jose Luis Munoz. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Rachel Woodruff at the Chemainus cenotaph. It includes the name of Benjamin Bonsall of Westholme, whose background she studied more extensively as part of her Vimy Foundation research. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vimy Foundation’s educational experience of a lifetime awaits Island girl

Chemainus’ Woodruff one of only 14 students from across Canada chosen for prestigious program

Rachel Woodruff at the Chemainus cenotaph. It includes the name of Benjamin Bonsall of Westholme, whose background she studied more extensively as part of her Vimy Foundation research. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Kids in the Artisan Gardens subdivision receive toys, games and inflatable pools donated by Canadian Tire. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Canadian Tire delivers toys to ease kids’ street play pain in B.C. neighbourhood

It’s like Christmas for 11 kids who are supposed to be confined to their yards by strata bylaw

Kids in the Artisan Gardens subdivision receive toys, games and inflatable pools donated by Canadian Tire. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Kew Flagpole was one of the latest Chemainus murals installed above Back to Britain in December. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vancouver Island communities among Expedia’s top 15 tourist destinations

Writer cites Chemainus and Ladysmith attractions, amenities that made a big impression on reviewers

The Kew Flagpole was one of the latest Chemainus murals installed above Back to Britain in December. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Massive amounts of flame and smoke burst out from kart storage facility. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Enormous blaze torches golf cart storage facility on Vancouver Island

Several concerns for firefighters upon arrival with the conditions, severity of fire

Massive amounts of flame and smoke burst out from kart storage facility. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Massive amounts of flame and smoke burst out from kart storage facility. (Photo by Don Bodger)

PHOTOS: Fire crew battles large blaze at B.C. golf course

Huge walls of flame seen from Mount Brenton Golf Club in Chemainus

Massive amounts of flame and smoke burst out from kart storage facility. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Island players embarking on Cuban baseball journey

Island players embarking on Cuban baseball journey

Players from Duncan and Campbell River have been added to the original Chemainus group

Island players embarking on Cuban baseball journey
View of four benches at Kin Beach. (Photo submitted)

Theft of memorial bench plaques rile Vancouver Island resident

Memorial benches for people and pets ruined by cruel act

View of four benches at Kin Beach. (Photo submitted)