Don Bodger

Crofton man’s quest for dinosaurs proves to be a costly venture

Flurry of interest sends prices at online auction through the roof

EDITORIAL Pro sports return diverts attention from COVID

Hockey in August has turned out to be very exciting

Editorial: Pointing lasers at aircraft despicable act

The consequences of those actions can be extremely serious

Tent Island closed due to neglect and abuse from campers

Illegal campfires common on Penelakut Tribe reserve land

Tent Island closed due to neglect and abuse from campers

Illegal campfires common on Penelakut Tribe reserve land

Investigators still hoping to solve 2015 Brown homicide case

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

July takes Island’s June weather extreme in the opposite direction

Last month’s precipitation well below normal even for a dry month

Police working with Transport Canada to investigate laser interference of aircraft

Source pinpointed to the Saltair area south of Ladysmith

EDITORIAL: Fire bans should cover the entire summer

Allowing campfires still a threat to our forests as much as open burning

Archie’s ice cream parlour lets the good times roll

Blast from the past at new diner in the Chemainus Public Market

Starvation claims Great Blue Heron in Crofton

No other contributing factors found in death during a necropsy

Direct mail delivery to Penelakut Island a big benefit for residents

Service that started in mid-March has especially been appreciated since pandemic restrictions

Dino-mite chance to snag some dinosaurs

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

EDITORIAL: Don’t go overboard on outdoor activity

Not the time to be extending your limits and placing rescuers in a precarious position

Return to Play game plan for September in the works for Cowichan Valley minor hockey

The season will look quite different to comply with COVID-19 regulations

Dead black bear washes up on Thetis Island

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

Camp Yellow Dog in Chemainus provides a structured home away from home

Pampered pooches enjoy the royal retreatment, but keep active, too

Police receive minimal calls to Cowichan homeless tenting sites

Officer attributes it to security and changed behaviour from COVID

OPINION: Homeless housing comes with a price

Public risk outweighs any short-term benefits, real problem overlooked