Jolene Rudisuela

Union Bay police standoff ends peacefully

A police standoff in Union Bay was resolved peacefully Monday evening. According…

Five occupants taken to hospital after truck drives off Highway 19 into creek

Highway 19 southbound lanes are closed and drivers are being rerouted between Buckley Bay Road and Hastings Road

Conservancy Hornby Island calls for government to shut down herring roe fishery

DFO says extensive research is done annually before setting a maximum harvest rate

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

Jackknifed semi blocks snowy Comox Valley highway

Police report six traffic calls due to snowy conditions

Off-leash pit bull kills one dog, wounds another

The aggressive dog, a recent rescue from California, has been euthanized

Aggressive pit bull kills small dog near Campbell River

The aggressive dog has been euthanized

Courtenay man surprised by bear on his front porch

Steve Kane thought his garbage can had blown over in the wind but was instead greeted by a black bear

Comox Valley mobile harm reduction team hits the road to prevent overdoses

Team provides witnessed consumption, harm reduction supplies and safe use education

Hornby and Denman Islands without power

Power outages affecting nearly 4,000 residents south of Courtenay

Vancouver Island school upgrade $1.4 million over budget and no one noticed

The original construction budget was not adjusted to account for some expenses

Courtenay family looking for help after baby born two months premature

A GoFundMe page has been set up as a difficult pregnancy and a long stay in Victoria have left the family struggling to get by

Suspects identified in Comox Valley bear-sprayed dog incident

A number of Comox dog owners have reported incidents involving their off-leash dogs

Mental health advocate’s journey with dissociative identity disorder sparks conversation

Coast Mental Health Courage to Come Back Awards nomination deadline Jan. 31

Union says arrows and gasoline tossed at striking Comox Valley assisted living workers

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith says arrows and gasoline were thrown at the picketers early in the week

First at-risk youth to move into Courtenay’s new transitional housing

The former Abbeyfield House has been undergoing renovations since mid-summer

Courtenay assisted living workers go on strike for wages

Casa Loma Seniors Village on strike after rejecting two agreements from their employers

Local entrepreneur making meditation more accessible

Lisa Pedscalny is co-founder of OmBase, an adjustable meditation bench

Cumberland trees destroyed for a second time

Row of public trees first vandalized in June

Vancouver Island teen launches Adopt-A-Grandparent to spread Christmas cheer

Breanna Brosko’s initiative helps give gifts to seniors at Christmastime