Jolene Rudisuela

A school of herring (Dagur Brynj��lfsson/Flickr)

Roe herring fishery approved despite opposition

Conservancy Hornby Island has received over 46,000 signatures on an online petition to close the fishery

A school of herring (Dagur Brynj��lfsson/Flickr)
A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister

Federal minister dismisses call to close Georgia Strait herring roe fishery

‘We make our decisions based on science’: Wilkinson

A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister
The Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board will be discussing the possibility of building commemorative water features at the Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Hospital officials to debate future of water features that could double original budget

Estimate came in $112,000 over the budgeted $100,000 for Comox Valley, Campbell River hospitals

The Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board will be discussing the possibility of building commemorative water features at the Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses. Photo by Erin Haluschak
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Vancouver Island housing markets world-class in their unaffordability

Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox Valley among 20 least affordable in survey of Canada, US, UK and more

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Comox Valley Grade 5 students learn a lesson from their trash

Comox Valley Grade 5 students learn a lesson from their trash

The students performed a waste audit on a week’s worth of their own garbage

Comox Valley Grade 5 students learn a lesson from their trash
Comox Valley RCMP were conducting an investigation at Too Good To Be Threw Sunday morning and had the front of the store and back alley blocked off. Fire fighting foam could be seen around the back loading bay. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

RCMP looking for information as Courtenay thrift store fire investigation continues

Too Good To Be Threw suffered extensive damage after a late night fire on Sunday

Comox Valley RCMP were conducting an investigation at Too Good To Be Threw Sunday morning and had the front of the store and back alley blocked off. Fire fighting foam could be seen around the back loading bay. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Too Good to be Threw thrift shop was heavily damaged by a fire on Sunday morning. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Vancouver Island charity thrift store blackened by late night fire

All Too Good to be Threw profits were used to support Comox Valley Transition society programs

Too Good to be Threw thrift shop was heavily damaged by a fire on Sunday morning. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Elderly man dead following Union Bay collision

Elderly man dead following Union Bay collision

Crash happened Sunday afternoon

Elderly man dead following Union Bay collision
Miniature horses visit Glacier View residents

Miniature horses visit Glacier View residents

Residents of Glacier View Lodge care home in the Comox Valley had…

Miniature horses visit Glacier View residents
Over 10 RCMP vehicles were present in the 5200-block of Washer Road in Union Bay Monday evening in response to a man in a residence in possession of firearms. Photo courtesy of CTV Vancouver Island

Union Bay police standoff ends peacefully

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

Over 10 RCMP vehicles were present in the 5200-block of Washer Road in Union Bay Monday evening in response to a man in a residence in possession of firearms. Photo courtesy of CTV Vancouver Island
Laura Randy took this photo of the backed up traffic on Highway 19 following an accident early Sunday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Laura Randy

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

Laura Randy took this photo of the backed up traffic on Highway 19 following an accident early Sunday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Laura Randy
A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister

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

A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister
Penelakut Island residents are glad to have their ferry back in service after a 13-day absence due to damage caused by December’s windstorm. Cancelled sailings on that route contributed to a record December for BC Ferries cancellations last month. (Don Bodger file photo)

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

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

Penelakut Island residents are glad to have their ferry back in service after a 13-day absence due to damage caused by December’s windstorm. Cancelled sailings on that route contributed to a record December for BC Ferries cancellations last month. (Don Bodger file photo)
Jackknifed semi blocks snowy Comox Valley highway

Jackknifed semi blocks snowy Comox Valley highway

Police report six traffic calls due to snowy conditions

Jackknifed semi blocks snowy Comox Valley highway
Anne Molony’s two dogs, Bay (left) and Willow (right), were attacked by an aggressive dog while out for a walk on Jan. 3. Willow sustained an injured leg and Bay was killed. Photo courtesy of Anne Molony.

Off-leash pit bull kills one dog, wounds another

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

Anne Molony’s two dogs, Bay (left) and Willow (right), were attacked by an aggressive dog while out for a walk on Jan. 3. Willow sustained an injured leg and Bay was killed. Photo courtesy of Anne Molony.
Anne Molony owned Bay for nine years and says she was a part of the family. Bay was killed by an aggressive dog while out for a walk on Jan. 3. Photo courtesy of Anne Molony.

Aggressive pit bull kills small dog near Campbell River

The aggressive dog has been euthanized

Anne Molony owned Bay for nine years and says she was a part of the family. Bay was killed by an aggressive dog while out for a walk on Jan. 3. Photo courtesy of Anne Molony.
Steve Kane recreated this picture of a bear on his front porch to demonstrate what he saw when he opened the door on Jan. 2. He says the bear in real life was a bit bigger and a bit closer. Photo illustration by Steve Kane.

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

Steve Kane recreated this picture of a bear on his front porch to demonstrate what he saw when he opened the door on Jan. 2. He says the bear in real life was a bit bigger and a bit closer. Photo illustration by Steve Kane.
Frank Osawamick and Galen Rigter make up the AIDS Vancouver Island Harm Reduction and Overdose Response Team. The mobile outreach team meets people where they’re at and provides them with harm reduction supplies or they can be on hand with overdose prevention supplies. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

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

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

Frank Osawamick and Galen Rigter make up the AIDS Vancouver Island Harm Reduction and Overdose Response Team. The mobile outreach team meets people where they’re at and provides them with harm reduction supplies or they can be on hand with overdose prevention supplies. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Power outages are affecting nearly 4,000 residents south of Courtenay.

Hornby and Denman Islands without power

Power outages affecting nearly 4,000 residents south of Courtenay

Power outages are affecting nearly 4,000 residents south of Courtenay.
G.P. Vanier in Courtenay. Circa 2018. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools

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

G.P. Vanier in Courtenay. Circa 2018. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools