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Courtenay-Comox voters have a choice among three candidates in 2020. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay-Comox race could prove close again, says prof

Last time, close margin of victory determined who won B.C. overall

Courtenay-Comox voters have a choice among three candidates in 2020. Photo by Mike Chouinard
There are upcoming information sessions for Union Bay residents about the future of governance in the community. File photo.

Union Bay takes next steps toward governance choice

Virtual and in-person information sessions coming up Oct. 15 and 20

There are upcoming information sessions for Union Bay residents about the future of governance in the community. File photo.
A man fishing on the Puntledge River in Courtenay recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied

Dead salmon smolt at Island river remain a mystery

Environment officials test Courtenay river after discovery of fish, noxious odour

A man fishing on the Puntledge River in Courtenay recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied
A man fishing on the Puntledge recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied

Dead salmon smolt at Courtenay river remain a mystery

Environment officials test water after discovery of fish, report of noxious odour

A man fishing on the Puntledge recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied
The School District 71 distance learning program has seen a big jump in the number of registrants this fall, including ones from all over the world. Image, Screenshot

Comox Valley distance ed lands almost a thousand new students

International student visits down but students still signing up from all over for online ed

The School District 71 distance learning program has seen a big jump in the number of registrants this fall, including ones from all over the world. Image, Screenshot

Someone breaks into Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Island

Value of damage and thefts at non-profit’s Courtenay store is estimated at $3,000

Island community goes for less glare from streetlights

The plan for BC Hydro is to start converting lights in November

Island district holds off school bus seatbelt retrofits

Compartmentalization of seats is key safety feature of buses, says Comox Valley report

Supreme Court orders review for Island hospital pharmacist human rights case

Issue over Human Rights Tribunal focused on how quickly discrimination complaints were filed

‘Bad blood’ over pathology issue, says Island Health medical director

Regional hospital district board pushes for pathology service in Courtenay, Campbell River

Comox Valley protesters send message over old-growth logging

Event in downtown Courtenay was part of wider event on Friday

One person dead in two-vehicle accident near Courtenay

Highway 19A was closed for several hours following the crash

Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona

Region could use a couple of large facilities for seniors on the north part of the Island

Busy long weekend for Comox’s 19 Wing search and rescue

Members of 442 Squadron took part in two successful missions

Mid-Vancouver Island communities to add 28 more electric vehicle stations

Regional District of Nanaimo spearheading effort that brought $162,222 grant

Charges stayed in death of Vancouver Island woman due to trial delays

Brandy Dawn Bishop, had been facing multiple counts in the 2014 driving death of Margarete Obermann

Comox Valley Schools board of education chair resigns

District will have to hold byelection to fill Ian Hargreaves’ spot as trustee

Cumberland not keen on new ‘settlement node’ adding neary 800 homes

Council members don’t back latest 3L submission to Comox Valley Regional District

Extra funding for routes for small island communities

Funding will enable ‘pilot’ routes to continue from September through March 2021

Pandemic response for parents starts with good info, says Enns

Region’s medical health officer meets online with Island parents