Last updateFri, 14 Aug 2020 11am

Firefighters’ tribute to a fallen hero

With a Canadian flag draped over a fire truck as a backdrop, Bomberos de Chapala held a roll-call ceremony with sirens blaring last Tuesday in memory of Doug Scrimgeour, a tireless supporter of Mexican firefighters who passed away suddenly on August 1.

El parque chips in to red cross kitty

Cruz Roja Chapala Administrator Víctor Javier Benitez and board president Yolanda Martinez (at left) presented a certificate of appreciation to Dona Hall and Martha Cervantes in grateful acknowledgment for the generous cash donation received from residents of El Parque Condominiums.

Sowers of Life begin weekend reforestation campaigns

If you have noticed that the summer greening of the Chapala area can be chalked up to more than just rainy season weather, say gracias to Sembradores de Vida (Sowers of Life), a loose-knit pro-environment group that has engaged in widespread reforestation over the past month.