Mike Chouinard

Comox holds off on mask proclamation

Local doctor called for language to encourage people, businesses to support masks

Oyster River department battles Black Creek house fire

UPDATED: House experiences extensive damage, no one inside at the time

Comox Valley Indigenous woman pushing for hockey name change

Agi Seaweed Wisden says the headdress isn’t even part of Island Indigenous culture

Island pub wants people to ‘drop five’ to keep music alive

Royston’s Charlie Aiken thinks his plan can help artists and venues alike

Island bottle depot holds drive to help former worker

Dennis Renaud was diagnosed with cancer only months after retiring

Shellfish industry get funds to clean up Vancouver Island sites and beyond

Businesses can apply to cover half of costs to clean up so-called ‘ghost gear’

Couple opts for plan B for wedding in Courtenay

Pandemic restrictions prompt April Powell and Hayden Eely to change plans for the big day

Comox’s Kassidy Stewart takes Miss Teen BC title

She is set now to compete in nationals this summer

Courtenay theatre gets support for livestream ‘hybrid’ shows this year

Island Coastal Economic Trust funds help Sid Williams Theatre with infrastructure, training

Cumberland keeps pushing for groundwater protection

Council will raise issue with Province again through Union of BC Municipalities

Skateboard Samaritan keeps Vancouver Island kid rolling

Stranger builds replacement grind box after hearing about neighbourhood theft

Vancouver Island police officer whacked in head with wood

Incident was part of a busy Canada Day for Comox Valley RCMP

Vancouver Island MusicFest holds virtual celebration set for July 10

Annual music event in Comox Valley celebrates online instead

Comox Valley school board wants consultation before ferry cuts

Province provides some funding for discretionary sailings over summer

Search and Rescue recruits get ‘smoke on the water’ training near Comox

Comox Fire Rescue also practises fighting boat fire as part of scenario

PHOTOS: Thousands attend Vancouver Island rallies for Black Lives Matter

Victoria’s Centennial Park overflowed with chants, signs and peaceful protestors

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