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Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

 

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Rescued baby cow becomes spokes-calf for Meares Island herd

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating herd off Tofino

 

Shaelyn Sinnott of Oak Bay Volunteer Services delivers groceries for client Irene Kenny. The organization has kept up delivery of food and medication throughout all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Oak Bay Volunteer Services)

Oak Bay volunteers keep critical services running

Duo drove between Oak Bay and Jubilee three days a week, twice a day during pandemic

 

Saanich resident Barbara Hudlin models the commemorative shirt for this year’s Doug Hudlin Day on June 11. The day, being held this year in conjunction with Baseball Shirt Day in the city, honours the memory of her uncle, a longtime umpire in Victoria who is in the Caanadian Baseball Hall of Fame. (Photo courtesy Barbara Hudlin)

Umpires, volunteers honoured wth Doug Hudlin Day in Victoria

Fifth annual celebration of local umpire and his impact being marked by city on June 11

Saanich resident Barbara Hudlin models the commemorative shirt for this year’s Doug Hudlin Day on June 11. The day, being held this year in conjunction with Baseball Shirt Day in the city, honours the memory of her uncle, a longtime umpire in Victoria who is in the Caanadian Baseball Hall of Fame. (Photo courtesy Barbara Hudlin)
Supporter Gordy Dodd cheers on HeroWork Victoria executive director Trevor Botkin, who will be in a lift for 36 hours beside Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress on April 16 and 17 to raise funds for the organization’s next project, a makeover of the Salvation Army’s Addiction and Rehabilitation Centre on Johnson Street. (Courtesy HeroWork Victoria)

HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre

Executive director to spend 36 hours living in a lift as fundraiser

Supporter Gordy Dodd cheers on HeroWork Victoria executive director Trevor Botkin, who will be in a lift for 36 hours beside Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress on April 16 and 17 to raise funds for the organization’s next project, a makeover of the Salvation Army’s Addiction and Rehabilitation Centre on Johnson Street. (Courtesy HeroWork Victoria)
The area surrounding the Chemainus Rotary Club’s bunker door is one of the new surfaces that will feature a mural. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Up to three new murals coming to Chemainus

Project will be coordinated between the Rotary Club and Festival of Murals Society

The area surrounding the Chemainus Rotary Club’s bunker door is one of the new surfaces that will feature a mural. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Joan Lemoine, left, with daughter Lise Schulze, reacts during ceremonies awarding her the key to the city on July 6, 2020. (Peter McCully photo)

Beloved Parksville volunteer and friend Joan LeMoine dies

‘She touched so many and will be missed, but her memory will live in our hearts forever’

Joan Lemoine, left, with daughter Lise Schulze, reacts during ceremonies awarding her the key to the city on July 6, 2020. (Peter McCully photo)
The Chemainus United Church has been subjected to three break-ins and thefts in less than four years. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Original drums recovered amid offers to replace stolen Chemainus church set

Chemainus United Church grateful for actions of a caring community

The Chemainus United Church has been subjected to three break-ins and thefts in less than four years. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Rotary Club of Chemainus members, from left: Ken Stanton, Helen Fowler, Tom Andrews and Richard Calverley. Absent: Denise Stanton. Extra suitcases are filled with donations from our local community. (photo by Art Carlyle)

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

Rotary Club of Chemainus members, from left: Ken Stanton, Helen Fowler, Tom Andrews and Richard Calverley. Absent: Denise Stanton. Extra suitcases are filled with donations from our local community. (photo by Art Carlyle)
A Victoria couple is facing homelessness after a fire badly damaged their rented home. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria couple is facing homelessness after a fire badly damaged their rented home. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cheryl Tradewell (left) with Blossom, Danielle Swanson with Aidan, and Sonja Seyfort with Sage. The volunteers will train the puppies for up to 18 months before they are transferred to advanced training, and their forever home. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

WATCH: Island needs puppy guide dog training volunteers

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs is looking to double the number of volunteers on Vancouver Island

Cheryl Tradewell (left) with Blossom, Danielle Swanson with Aidan, and Sonja Seyfort with Sage. The volunteers will train the puppies for up to 18 months before they are transferred to advanced training, and their forever home. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A sea of people make their way up and down Douglas Street during Car Free Day on Sunday afternoon in 2017. (File photo)

Volunteers needed for Car Free YYJ day

Atomique Productions is asking for people to help out with the June 16 event

A sea of people make their way up and down Douglas Street during Car Free Day on Sunday afternoon in 2017. (File photo)