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Drone footage shows what appears to be a fluid slick emanating from a vessel precariously docked at the Deep Water Recovery property on the Baynes Sound shoreline.

Slick spotted at shipbreaking dock in Union Bay

MP Gord Johns says federal government is failing in its protection of the coastline

Drone footage shows what appears to be a fluid slick emanating from a vessel precariously docked at the Deep Water Recovery property on the Baynes Sound shoreline.
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$500,000 winning lottery ticket sold on Vancouver Island

Someone matched all four numbers on the Extra

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Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson was among the nearly three dozen participants at Saturday’s (Nov. 26) Walk With Me event in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Minister of mental health and addictions among participants at Walk With Me event

Comox Valley-Strathcona-North Island Medical Health Officer Dr. Charmaine Enns also participated

Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson was among the nearly three dozen participants at Saturday’s (Nov. 26) Walk With Me event in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
Desmond Day Larson on the set of his YouTube show, Mr. Day. Photo by Terry Farrell

Day dawns with music and imagination as a YouTube children’s performer

Courtenay singer/songwriter gaining an audience with his online children’s show

Desmond Day Larson on the set of his YouTube show, Mr. Day. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox Mayor Russ Arnott (right) made good on his Mayor’s Cup wager at Monday’s Courtenay council meeting, presenting the “trophy” to Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells, while wearing a Don Cherry jersey, which Wells supplied. The fundraising hockey game, played Jan. 18, 2019, raised more than $16,000 for the Comox Valley branch of KidSport. Photo by Scott Stanfield

Former Comox mayor Russ Arnott loses battle with cancer

Former Comox mayor Russ Arnott has lost his battle with cancer. Arnott…

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott (right) made good on his Mayor’s Cup wager at Monday’s Courtenay council meeting, presenting the “trophy” to Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells, while wearing a Don Cherry jersey, which Wells supplied. The fundraising hockey game, played Jan. 18, 2019, raised more than $16,000 for the Comox Valley branch of KidSport. Photo by Scott Stanfield
Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied

B.C. man completes seven-week term guarding the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Master Corporal Steve Pederson has been a Canadian Ranger for 31 years.…

Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied
Fred Penner brought audience members to their feet with his performance at the Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon on Nov. 6. Photo by Terry Farrell

Kids telethon unfolds with resounding success in the Comox Valley

Comox Valley Child Development Association fundraiser nets third highest total in 47-year history

Fred Penner brought audience members to their feet with his performance at the Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon on Nov. 6. Photo by Terry Farrell
Cynthia Lebrun with her mother-in-law, Veronika Tomaszewski. Photo supplied

Comox Valley author wins international literary award

Cynthia Lebrun wins international literary award for historical look at Ukraine under the Soviets

Cynthia Lebrun with her mother-in-law, Veronika Tomaszewski. Photo supplied
Stacey Wells with her Hollywood Corvette piece.

Celebrity artist drawn to the Comox Valley by its natural beauty

Her art has taken her around the world, and given her the…

Stacey Wells with her Hollywood Corvette piece.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Marine Mammal Rescue team completed a humpback whale disentanglement mission on Oct. 14 near Texada Island. The whale on the left was entangled in 300 feet of marine rope and a buoy, used for prawn traps.

VIDEO: DFO team rescues entangled whale near Texada Island

The Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) marine mammal rescue team completed a…

Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Marine Mammal Rescue team completed a humpback whale disentanglement mission on Oct. 14 near Texada Island. The whale on the left was entangled in 300 feet of marine rope and a buoy, used for prawn traps.
Richard Hardy has been appointed to the Comox Valley Airport Commission board. Photo supplied

Richard Hardy becomes Comox Valley Regional District’s first-ever Indigenous director

The Comox Valley Regional District Area B will have a new director…

Richard Hardy has been appointed to the Comox Valley Airport Commission board. Photo supplied
Vickey Brown (centre, gold dress) and her supporters celebrate her election victory in style, with a bottle of bubbly, at the Waverley Hotel on Saturday night. Brown is the new mayor of Cumberland. Photo by Terry Farrell

UPDATED: Cumberland voters pick Vickey Brown as their new mayor

Cumberland has a new mayor. Vickey Brown received 817 votes to Leslie…

Vickey Brown (centre, gold dress) and her supporters celebrate her election victory in style, with a bottle of bubbly, at the Waverley Hotel on Saturday night. Brown is the new mayor of Cumberland. Photo by Terry Farrell
Members of the Walk Of Achievement committee and dignitaries from the Comox Valley joined in celebration of Jody Wilson-Raybould’s (centre) induction ceremony, Sept. 23, 2022.

Jody Wilson-Raybould inducted to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

Local dignitaries offered their congratulations, former teachers spoke glowingly, and friends and…

Members of the Walk Of Achievement committee and dignitaries from the Comox Valley joined in celebration of Jody Wilson-Raybould’s (centre) induction ceremony, Sept. 23, 2022.
Bennett Sheet Metal owners Shawna and Terry Logan, along with employees, flank Sally Wisden (second from right) during the installation of her new heating system. Photo by Terry Farrell

Bennett Heating, Lennox team up to bring heat to a Comox Valley home

Wisden family Feels The Love with new heating system

Bennett Sheet Metal owners Shawna and Terry Logan, along with employees, flank Sally Wisden (second from right) during the installation of her new heating system. Photo by Terry Farrell
Film still from the movie “The Killdren Are Coming” - Director: Dana Berry. The Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival takes place Oct. 15-16 at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland.

Cumberland horror/sci-fi film fest will get folks ready for Halloween

2nd-annual Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival set for this weekend

Film still from the movie “The Killdren Are Coming” - Director: Dana Berry. The Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival takes place Oct. 15-16 at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland.
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

Comox Valley police chase ends with truck flipping in intersection

Comox Valley RCMP were involved in a vehicle chase Wednesday afternoon (Oct.…

Comox Valley RCMP cruiser
Melanie McCollum will seek a second term as Courtenay councillor in the Oct. 15 election. Photo supplied

UPDATED: Courtenay council candidate suspends active campaigning while dealing with family emergency

Melanie McCollum’s mother perished in an accident while cycling in downtown Courtenay

Melanie McCollum will seek a second term as Courtenay councillor in the Oct. 15 election. Photo supplied
Evelyn Voyageur is an Elder-In-Residence at North Island College Comox Valley campus. Photo courtesy NIC

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is much more than a holiday, says Comox Valley elder

Sept. 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Introduced to…

Evelyn Voyageur is an Elder-In-Residence at North Island College Comox Valley campus. Photo courtesy NIC
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Vancouver Island school board trustee candidate distributing anti-SOGI material

A candidate for one of Courtenay’s two School District 71 trustee positions…

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Courtenay Fire Department personnel extinguish a small fire along the walkway at Piercy Avenue and 8th Street Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay Fire Department kept busy with two fires within 90 minutes

First of two blazes tied to a homeless encampment

Courtenay Fire Department personnel extinguish a small fire along the walkway at Piercy Avenue and 8th Street Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Terry Farrell