Don Bodger

Vancouver Island’s Simpson staying sharp for the baseball call

Pirates’ Chemainus player scraps initial plans for Houghton College in New York

Man found dead in his tent at Chemainus homeless camp

Facebook posts tell of personal struggles and attempts to stay clean and sober

May weather all over the map for south central Vancouver Island

Late spring features surprisingly spring-like weather

Considerations made to keep Island community’s drive-by birthday celebrations going

Trucks will tone it down or not use horns at all to bring some joy to kids and older folks

UPDATE: COVID-19 birthday drive-by celebrations stopped in Crofton

Bylaw officer visit with news of possible fine leads to parade trucks taken off the road

Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later

Victim of Chemainus murder and his brother leave a huge impact on a large group of friends

Land purchase brings early treaty benefit to Chemainus-area Halalt First Nation

Ownership taken of Crofton Corners and Chemainus River Storage

Resident concerns abundant over parking lot homeless tent site at Island arena

Theft, harm to nearby trails top of mind for those who lives nearby in Chemainus

No cutting corners as Doc and other barbers look ahead to re-opening

COVID-19 shaves into Vancouver Island personal services industry

It’s clear face shields are an important piece of personal protective equipment

Island man finds a design and decides to produce them using a 3D printer

Mission accomplished for Chemainus Rotarians in Guatemala in the pre-COVID-19 world

House construction, gas stoves, shoes and nutrition efforts a boost to residents

April’s near-summer conditions alternating with more normal spring could repeat in May

Taste of summer this coming weekend expected to retreat later in the month

Chemainus Theatre Festival cancels remainder of 2020 season

COVID-19 restrictions likely to linger longer for the theatre industry, leaving no other alternative

Wind-related car accidents prompt RCMP warning

Vancouver Island police remind drivers to take extra care in stormy weather

Uncertainty about a return to normal

It’s just not clear what’s the right time to lift restrictions

Couple still without home three months after Chemainus River flood

Waters subsided in short order, but painstaking rebuilding continues for many forced out of homes

COVID-19: Small town small businesses strive to survive

The future of Chemainus shops still standing will depend on local support once the pandemic subsides

Vancouver Island golfers enjoying their time back on the course

Mount Brenton Golf Course a busy place for people to unwind after reopening Friday

Pro volleyball stint in Austria an amazing experience for Vancouver Islander

Player’s time cut short by COVID-19 but not before enjoying many friendships and memories

COVID-19 results in cancellation of entire summer music festival program in Island community

All events featuring many Island musicians affected through the end of August in Chemainus