Scott Strasser

Three small wildfires burning west of Courtenay

The blazes are the result of a brief thunderstorm last night

Merville water bottling proposal heading to public hearing

A contentious business proposal in Merville will be going to a public…

Comox teen beats former U.S. chess champion

Sixteen-year-old Bennett Schnabel gets some revenge for his dad

Decision day arrives for controversial Comox Valley water bottling proposal

Regional District staff are recommending directors deny Merville application

B.C. model in running to appear on Maxim cover

Stephanie Mitchell of Courtenay is leading a contest to appear on Maxim’s cover in an upcoming issue

Courtenay woman gunning to appear on Maxim cover

Stephanie Mitchell is leading a contest to appear on Maxim’s cover in an upcoming issue

Former Comox-Strathcona politician, gay rights activist featured in new Heritage Minute

Jim Egan, who lived in Courtenay in his later years, was a strong advocate for the LGTBQ2 community

Scenes for Sonic the Hedgehog movie set to be filmed on Highway 19 next fall

Central Vancouver Islanders who drive up and down the Inland Island Highway…

Vancouver Island firefighters involved in crash that closed highway

Officials say the driver suffered a medical emergency that led to the crash

Comox Valley woman recounts assault on Rotary Trail

Assailant, still at large, described as 5’7 Caucasian male with blue eyes and dirty blond hair

A breakdown of complaints about the Comox Valley hospital submitted to Island Health

FOI request shows 38 complaints to Island Health in the facility’s first 6.5 months of operation

Compass Adventure sails into tourism market

The Comox-based sailing school is offering two-hour guided tours for sailing newbies

Suspected biter of Comox Valley cab driver’s finger appears in court

Peter Valdal was charged with aggravated assault on April 28

Courtenay mayor critical of RCMP response to ‘problem houses’

Larry Jangula believes more could be done about houses like the one on Panorama Crescent

G.P. Vanier students top of the world in Destination Imagination improv category

Team Chance is the first Canadian team to win a Destination Imagination challenge area

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Coffee run turns into fire rescue for pair of men

UPDATE: Suspected gunplay in East Courtenay on Friday night

Witnesses told reporters that at least two shots rang out

Vanier basketball star earns scholarship with University of Saskatchewan Huskies

Levi Timmermans was the Towhees’ leading scorer and MVP this season, as well as an Island all-star

“We will never prevent a child from coming to school because of head lice”

Parent launches petition criticizing head lice policies in Comox Valley schools

Comox Valley Regional District to consider temporary pot ban bylaw

The Comox Valley Regional District is considering taking a leaf — pot…