Scott Stanfield

The Island Corridor Foundation wants to restore train service from Victoria to Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Foundation presents case to restore rail service from Victoria to Courtenay

Courtenay directors question feasibility of ICF proposal

The Island Corridor Foundation wants to restore train service from Victoria to Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
The 1946 earthquake severely damaged Comox Road. Photo donated by the late Eileen Turnbull, former Town of Comox clerk and council member. Courtesy of Comox Archives & Museum

The day the Island shook: Vancouver Island rocked by earthquake 75 years ago today

7.3 earthquake knocked down 75 per cent of chimneys in Cumberland, Union Bay and Courtenay

The 1946 earthquake severely damaged Comox Road. Photo donated by the late Eileen Turnbull, former Town of Comox clerk and council member. Courtesy of Comox Archives & Museum
Courtenay council is giving an ultimatum to the owner of a problem rental property at 1655 20th St. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay gives landlord ultimatum: board up, demolish or pay us to do it

Property subject of police raid, frequent bylaw issues

Courtenay council is giving an ultimatum to the owner of a problem rental property at 1655 20th St. Scott Stanfield photo
Eagle’s Flight ZipTour has opened at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Speeding over treetops at Mount Washington again an option

Take a ride with our reporter as mountain resort’s zipline open for the season

Eagle’s Flight ZipTour has opened at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied
Baynes Sound is Canada’s largest producer of oysters, says the BC Shellfish Growers Association. File photo

DFO tackles debris, habitat protection in B.C.’s oyster bed heartland

Already struggling with COVID-19 market forces, Baynes Sound also facing other challenges

Baynes Sound is Canada’s largest producer of oysters, says the BC Shellfish Growers Association. File photo
Carter Woods is pictured during the MTB Ca’Neva Trophy in Caneva, Italy. Photo by Alessandro Billiani

Island mountain bike racer cracks top 10 in Italy

Cumberland’s Carter Woods kicks off the season with a strong run in Caneva

Carter Woods is pictured during the MTB Ca’Neva Trophy in Caneva, Italy. Photo by Alessandro Billiani
Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting last summer to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. Photo supplied

Alleged Island ‘slumlord’ accused of multiple property violations taken to court

“You can’t virtue signal saving the homeless when you’re a slumlord”: prosecutor

Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting last summer to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. Photo supplied
From left: Brandi Kothlow, Sue Edwards and Nicole Morrison run a voluntary Friday night service. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley group aims to stop overdose deaths, reduce stigma

People with lived and living experience in substance abuse tapped to help with program

From left: Brandi Kothlow, Sue Edwards and Nicole Morrison run a voluntary Friday night service. Scott Stanfield photo
Three Legged Dog Productions performed Jesus Christ Superstar in 2019. Tim Penney photo

Non-profit plans musical renaissance in the Comox Valley

Three Legged Dog Productions is preparing for a summer residency at Filberg Park

Three Legged Dog Productions performed Jesus Christ Superstar in 2019. Tim Penney photo
Loren Barr, a stem cell transplant patient in the Comox Valley, is trying to raise awareness what he calls a “second dose situation.” Scott Stanfield photo

Immunocompromised Island man slams B.C. over second dose vaccine delays

Stem cell transplant patient says delays are putting vulnerable people at risk

Loren Barr, a stem cell transplant patient in the Comox Valley, is trying to raise awareness what he calls a “second dose situation.” Scott Stanfield photo
A man sustained burns to his body near this spot around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 13 in Courtenay. The fire was left of the pathway. The Station youth housing facility and city public works yard are to the right of the trail. Photo by Terry Farrell

Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay

Firefighters say man still burning when they arrived after he fell asleep next to his fire

A man sustained burns to his body near this spot around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 13 in Courtenay. The fire was left of the pathway. The Station youth housing facility and city public works yard are to the right of the trail. Photo by Terry Farrell
A segment of the Island Rail corridor, formerly known as the E&N Railway. File Photo

Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line

Group wants to see E&N track removed, corridor repurposed as multi-purpose trail

A segment of the Island Rail corridor, formerly known as the E&N Railway. File Photo
The operators of the Connect Warming Centre hope to continue an overnight emergency shelter at 239 Puntledge Rd. during the state of emergency. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay warming centre to continue as shelter through April

Courtenay council gave the green light Monday to allow the Connect Warming…

The operators of the Connect Warming Centre hope to continue an overnight emergency shelter at 239 Puntledge Rd. during the state of emergency. Scott Stanfield photo
Suzy Venuta of Comox, centre, is pictured with Jane of Campbell River, left, and fellow Comox resident Sherry MacIsaac-Ditrick — part of the Canadian Capers walking team. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island walkers raising money to bring Syrian family to Ireland

Aim is to trek 5,000K by Easter Sunday

Suzy Venuta of Comox, centre, is pictured with Jane of Campbell River, left, and fellow Comox resident Sherry MacIsaac-Ditrick — part of the Canadian Capers walking team. Photo supplied
Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during roe herring fishery. File photo, Pacific Wild

VIDEO: DFO investigates alleged illegal dump of herring in Deep Bay

Herring fisherman says dump is normal practice

Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during roe herring fishery. File photo, Pacific Wild
Wendy Sutton got back on her feet and resumed running after a vicious dog attack. She is pictured running with Art Beck as they complete the virtual Comox Valley RV Half Marathon. Photo supplied

Vicious dog attack leaves Courtenay woman with broken arm

Senior has rods put in her arm after being bitten while walking

Wendy Sutton got back on her feet and resumed running after a vicious dog attack. She is pictured running with Art Beck as they complete the virtual Comox Valley RV Half Marathon. Photo supplied
Temwa Mtawali (left) has played on Isfeld’s senior boys’ basketball team since Grade 9, and Kye Kotapski-Tinga (right) captained the junior Ice team last year. Colin Cunningham photos

Courtenay basketball players listed among top 15 in B.C.

Temwa Mtwali and Kye Kotapski-Tinga of Isfeld crack prestigious ranking

Temwa Mtawali (left) has played on Isfeld’s senior boys’ basketball team since Grade 9, and Kye Kotapski-Tinga (right) captained the junior Ice team last year. Colin Cunningham photos
Logan Nijhoff of Comox has become the 80th captain of the Regina Pats major junior hockey club. Photo by Keith Hershmiller/Regina Pats

Comox hockey star named captain of WHL team

Logan Nijhoff has been named captain of the Regina Pats major junior club

Logan Nijhoff of Comox has become the 80th captain of the Regina Pats major junior hockey club. Photo by Keith Hershmiller/Regina Pats
Emissions from the City of Abbotsford's vehicles make up the largest share of the municipality's emissions.
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Vancouver Island councillor leads campaign to reduce building-sector GHG emissions

Courtenay’s Will Cole-Hamilton pushing for building emission legislation

Emissions from the City of Abbotsford's vehicles make up the largest share of the municipality's emissions.
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Kevin Haughton is the founder/technologist of Courtenay-based Clearflo Solutions. Scott Stanfield photo

Islander aims Clearflo clean drinking water system at Canada’s remote communities

Entrepreneur $300,000 mobile system can produce 50,000 litres of water in a day, via solar energy

Kevin Haughton is the founder/technologist of Courtenay-based Clearflo Solutions. Scott Stanfield photo