Scott Stanfield

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada

Vancouver Islander wins world bronze for Czechia in ringette

It’s the second world tourney appearance for Comox Valley’s Arran Arthur

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada
A partially filled ferry departs for Hornby Island, leaving vehicles behind at Denman’s Gravelly Bay terminal. File photo

Hornby Islanders plead case for new ferry to address ‘pathetically inadequate’ service

2,600-plus people signed petition for improved ferry service

A partially filled ferry departs for Hornby Island, leaving vehicles behind at Denman’s Gravelly Bay terminal. File photo
File photo of a bear that wound up in a backyard of a Courtenay home.

What happens when a bear gets between a Vancouver Island man and his clothes

Comox Valley incident a reminder there are bears out there and you should minimize interactions

File photo of a bear that wound up in a backyard of a Courtenay home.
Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells receives a kiss from his wife Michelle after hearing the election results, Saturday at the Filberg Centre. Wells has been elected to his second term as mayor. Scott Stanfield photo

Bob Wells retains Courtenay mayoral seat

Incumbent Doug Hillian tops the polls among councillors

Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells receives a kiss from his wife Michelle after hearing the election results, Saturday at the Filberg Centre. Wells has been elected to his second term as mayor. Scott Stanfield photo
File photo of co-op housing.

Denman, Hornby islands face affordable housing challenges

Groups appeal to Comox Valley Regional District for assistance

File photo of co-op housing.
A Wood Smoke Reduction Strategy guides action to reduce fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) generated through wood burning. File photo

Courtenay air quality improves, but still below acceptable limits

Action needed to further lower PM 2.5 concentrations: meteorologist

A Wood Smoke Reduction Strategy guides action to reduce fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) generated through wood burning. File photo
A house burned to the ground in the early morning hours Monday at Langlois Road. Photo courtesy CTV News Vancouver Island

House destroyed by fire north of Courtenay

Lone occupant sustains no injuries

A house burned to the ground in the early morning hours Monday at Langlois Road. Photo courtesy CTV News Vancouver Island
Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.

Finding her own lane: Comox Valley teen breaking barriers from behind the wheel

Courtenay race car driver aims for the fast track

Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.
A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos

Ontario-based Boss Hog’s sweeps awards at Comox Valley Ribfest

Cumberland hosts tasty three-day event

A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos
A closeup of the Miller Freeman. Photo supplied

CVRD pursues permanent injunction to stop shipbreaking in Union Bay

The Comox Valley Regional District is in the process of obtaining a…

A closeup of the Miller Freeman. Photo supplied
Joyce Lindemulder performs a squat at the BCPA Fall Classic. Photo by @boldphotosbyshelly

Comox Valley woman takes up powerlifting at 61

Joyce Lindemulder says ‘resistance is never futile’

Joyce Lindemulder performs a squat at the BCPA Fall Classic. Photo by @boldphotosbyshelly
The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo

Man airlifted to hospital after jump off Devil’s Ladder in Cumberland

Leap at popular swimming hole clipped rocks, estimated to have exceeded 100 feet

The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo
File photo of building site in Courtenay.

Vancouver Island contractors struggling with building permit backlog

Comox Valley officials, debate issue, point to concerns across the Island

File photo of building site in Courtenay.
Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied

B.C. mom uses ribbons to honour late son, shed light on mental illness

Judi Hills says we need to do more to end the stigma associated with mental illness

Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied
Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied

Courtenay mom uses ribbons to honour late son, shed light on mental illness

Judi Hills says we need to do more to end the stigma associated with mental illness

Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied
You never know what you’ll see at Vancouver Island MusicFest. A mermaid poses for a picture. Photo by Terry Farrell

Fans flock to Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds for Vancouver Island MusicFest

Fans filled the fairgrounds in Courtenay for the return of live music

You never know what you’ll see at Vancouver Island MusicFest. A mermaid poses for a picture. Photo by Terry Farrell
David Reynolds is the executive director of the Comox Valley Food Bank. File photo

Client demand up at Comox Valley Food Bank

Most food banks in Canada are stretched to the limit as demand…

David Reynolds is the executive director of the Comox Valley Food Bank. File photo
File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.

Bylaw changes pending to address auto racing noise concerns at Saratoga Speedway

Comox Valley Regional District to amend noise control bylaw

File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.
Supplied photo of the old Saratoga Speedway oval.

Black Creek neighbours escalate Saratoga Speedway noise complaints

‘You need to start protecting this community and the individuals in it’

Supplied photo of the old Saratoga Speedway oval.
Bob Galligan holds pictures of his daughter and grandchildren. File photo

Face of Comox Valley’s unhoused population dies

Bob Galligan — who for many people and for many years was…

Bob Galligan holds pictures of his daughter and grandchildren. File photo