Mike Chouinard

Classes in Comox Valley to look a little different in June

School district senior staff has been busy prepping for re-opening

Pandemic partially handcuffing Island broom busting operations

Groups looking for experienced volunteers to tackle invasive plants while social distanced

Researchers adapt to protect bats on Vancouver Island and around province

Along with potential of COVID-19, B.C. bat populations already face threat of white nose syndrome

Comox Valley getting 20 long-term beds

The beds will be located at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital

Vancouver Island doctors tell patients to stay in touch over non-COVID issues

They also encourage parents to make sure they have their kids’ vaccinations up to date

Friends give Vancouver Island veteran a drive-by 99th birthday greeting

Jim Cooper of Courtenay is one of a couple of Second World War veterans in the community

Vancouver Island churches looking at new ways to connect through the pandemic

Many are now using social media, Internet video and even podcast to spread the word

Comox’s Filberg Festival is latest event to be cancelled for 2020

Announcement to postpone until 2021 comes in response to pandemic

Two injured in motorcycle MVA near Black Creek

Vehicles were backed up as Old Island Highway was down to single-lane alternating traffic

COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers

North Island Hospital has been asked to share its perinatal COVID-19 response plan

Breathing always hard for some Vancouver Island residents

Regulations on burning due to COVID-19 bring to light ongoing issue of smoke

Virus affects demand for Vancouver Island doulas, midwives

New policy around who can be in the delivery room is a key factor

Comox to Texada ferry run suspended for now as pandemic precaution

BC Ferries not making schedule changes of regular Comox-Powell River route

Vancouver Islanders show their appreciation with pizza

Businesses bringing by pizzas and other goodies to health care staff on COVID-19 frontline

UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers

Oyster River operation Shelter Point expects double shifts in the weeks, months ahead

Comox Valley Food Bank closing doors due to COVID-19

Organization felt it was most responsible thing to do to help stop virus spread

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

Vancouver Island Elementary student pays it forward with bike

Courtenay’s Kobe Humphries wins bike, gives it to a good friend

Comox Valley RCMP looking for suspect who exposed himself

Police have received three reports of man in Miracle Beach park area

Comox Valley Regional District rec centres now closed due to COVID-19

Recreation and aquatic facilities had been running over weekend, with some exceptions