Terry Farrell

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Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party

Three youths hospitalized after an assault in Comox

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This 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 was stolen from Black Creek Motors at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, April 11. Photos via blackcreekmotors.com

VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot

Video shows one white truck towing another off Vancouver Island lot

This 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 was stolen from Black Creek Motors at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, April 11. Photos via blackcreekmotors.com
A rehabilitated swan refamiliarizes itself with its natural surroundings, after being released by the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society. Tanja Kerr, who originally reported the injured swan to MARS, was invited to attend the release ceremony. Photo by Tanja Kerr

Four months later, rehabilitated Vancouver Island swan released

Woman who discovered bird with broken wing takes part as it is freed into the Courtenay estuary

A rehabilitated swan refamiliarizes itself with its natural surroundings, after being released by the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society. Tanja Kerr, who originally reported the injured swan to MARS, was invited to attend the release ceremony. Photo by Tanja Kerr
A Comox Valley RCMP office discusses the situation with a maskless woman after she and the other woman in the photo forced themselves into the My Tech Guys outlet on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay, defying public health orders. Photo supplied.

RCMP called after anti-maskers force their way into Courtenay business

Police called after women barge into tech shop while loudly playing anti-vaccine videos

A Comox Valley RCMP office discusses the situation with a maskless woman after she and the other woman in the photo forced themselves into the My Tech Guys outlet on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay, defying public health orders. Photo supplied.
Stevenson Place Independent Living was one of seven facilities to receive student-constructed bird feeders, a community outreach project at Lake Trail Community School using resources and material supplied by the District Career Department with assistance from the Lake Trail Community Education Society (LTCES). Photo, Comox Valley Schools

Courtenay students’ work is for the birds — and for seniors

Lake Trail students using their new applied design skills in construction

Stevenson Place Independent Living was one of seven facilities to receive student-constructed bird feeders, a community outreach project at Lake Trail Community School using resources and material supplied by the District Career Department with assistance from the Lake Trail Community Education Society (LTCES). Photo, Comox Valley Schools
Art boxes, like this one Ann Zanbilowicz had built for the Kye Bay neighbourhood, are popping up all over the Comox Valley. The boxes allow artists to exhibit their work. New pieces are placed in the box regularly, for your viewing pleasure.

New public art boxes providing a window into Vancouver Island’s creative soul

New Comox Valley-based initiative gives artists a COVID-safe way to exhibit their work

Art boxes, like this one Ann Zanbilowicz had built for the Kye Bay neighbourhood, are popping up all over the Comox Valley. The boxes allow artists to exhibit their work. New pieces are placed in the box regularly, for your viewing pleasure.
Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Courtenay Airpark gets nearly $160K for infrastructure upgrades

Floatplane ramp among the areas targeted for improvements

Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Comox Valley entrepreneur opens pest control business with ducks as employees

Slugs n’ Bugs For Lunch will take care of your garden pests naturally

Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell
Jay Lang and her 94-year-old grandmother, Betty Annand, are both enjoying success as fiction novelists. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island authors share special family bond

Betty Annand and Jay Lang an emerging grandmother/granddaughter literary force

Jay Lang and her 94-year-old grandmother, Betty Annand, are both enjoying success as fiction novelists. Photo supplied
“Of Bears at Fridges, drinking Planes and Cinderella’s Shoe” is Jordis Trumby’s first children’s book. Photo supplied.

Courtenay author writes, illustrates first children’s book

When is a collaboration not a collaboration? At first glance, Courtenay author…

“Of Bears at Fridges, drinking Planes and Cinderella’s Shoe” is Jordis Trumby’s first children’s book. Photo supplied.
Glacier View Lodge
Glacier View Lodge
Comox Valley RCMP had access to 20 Street blocked off between Cousins and Choquette avenues as they conducted a raid of a house on the block. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley RCMP raid Courtenay problem house, several arrests made

Neighbours have reached out to media on several occasions with complaints about the property

Comox Valley RCMP had access to 20 Street blocked off between Cousins and Choquette avenues as they conducted a raid of a house on the block. Photo by Terry Farrell
A rendering shows the entrance planned for the Hornby Island Arts Centre. Image supplied

Numerous Comox Valley projects get economic recovery grant injection

K’ómoks campground, Hornby arts centre among the projects funded

A rendering shows the entrance planned for the Hornby Island Arts Centre. Image supplied
Island Health has announced a COVID-19 outbreak at Glacier View Lodge, a long-term care facility in the Comox Valley. File photo.

Island Health declares a COVID outbreak at Glacier View Lodge in Courtenay

Long-term care facility alert issued Sunday evening

Island Health has announced a COVID-19 outbreak at Glacier View Lodge, a long-term care facility in the Comox Valley. File photo.
A 19-year-old man is in police custody following a recent violent robbery and assault in Comox . (File photo)

Arrest made in violent robbery and assault of Comox gas station employee

19-year-old man in police custody after incident where woman was putting things in her car

A 19-year-old man is in police custody following a recent violent robbery and assault in Comox . (File photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposures at two Comox Valley schools: Island Health

Island Health has posted an advisory of COVID-19 exposures at two separate…

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Carmen Wakeling, CEO and co-owner of Eatmore Sprouts & Greens in Courtenay, has been given the BC Agriculture Council’s Award for Excellence In Agriculture. (screenshot)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island woman wins prestigious BC Agriculture Council award

Owner of Courtenay’s Eatmore Sprouts Greens honoured for leadership and innovation

Carmen Wakeling, CEO and co-owner of Eatmore Sprouts & Greens in Courtenay, has been given the BC Agriculture Council’s Award for Excellence In Agriculture. (screenshot)
In Bike Tag, you find the location of the previous photo, based on a clue, and then take a photo of your own bike at that location (as shown in these two photos). Then you go to a new location, take a photo of your bike, add a clue, and load it onto the website.

Tag, Vancouver Island cyclists, you’re it

International photo tagging game Bike Tag a hit with cyclists and expanding on Vancouver Island

In Bike Tag, you find the location of the previous photo, based on a clue, and then take a photo of your own bike at that location (as shown in these two photos). Then you go to a new location, take a photo of your bike, add a clue, and load it onto the website.
Rita Coolidge played the main stage at Vancouver Island Musicfest in 2017. The three-day music festival has been cancelled for 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Black Press file photo.

Vancouver Island MusicFest cancelled for 2021

Vancouver Island MusicFest has been shelved for 2021, due to the pandemic.…

Rita Coolidge played the main stage at Vancouver Island Musicfest in 2017. The three-day music festival has been cancelled for 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Black Press file photo.
Courtenay Fire Department and Oyster River Fire Department personnel battled a fire in a workshop on Davis Road Monday, Feb. 8. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Fire damages workshop on an acreage north of Courtenay

Three people, one cat escaped injury

Courtenay Fire Department and Oyster River Fire Department personnel battled a fire in a workshop on Davis Road Monday, Feb. 8. Photo by Terry Farrell