With mosquito season officially abuzz The Telegraph asked: “Whatâ??s your secret bug repellent?”

Al McIntosh

“Standing in the middle of a campfire every morning.”

Katie Perkowski

“I just let them bite me.”

J.D. Dudley

“Banana peels rubbed on the skin.”

Bob Williams

“Cigarette smoke keeps them away.”

Rex Emerson

“Keeping dryer sheets in your pockets.”


In this week's issue...

January 25, 2024
Bagging it

State plastic bag ban is in full effect, but enforcement varies

January 26, 2024
Paper chase

The Sneer is back – and no we’re not talking about Billy Idol’s comeback tour.

January 11, 2024
High and dry

New state climate report projects continued warming, declining streamflows