Terry Farrell

WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo

Two Comox-Calgary flights exposed to COVID-19 in the past week

Seven flights between the two airports have now been flagged for COVID exposure

WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo
Comox Valley singer-songwriter Helen Austin, and Cincinnati’s Paul Otten are Big Little Lions. Photo via biglittlelions.com

Big Little Lions earn Canadian Folk Music Award nomination

Duo featuring Comox Valley singer-songwriter Helen Austin keeping busy during pandemic

Comox Valley singer-songwriter Helen Austin, and Cincinnati’s Paul Otten are Big Little Lions. Photo via biglittlelions.com
12-year-old Ella Smiley captured some video of orcas on a sea lion hunt on Nov. 28 at Kitty Coleman Park, just north of Courtenay. Photo by Ella Smiley

VIDEO: Orcas hunt sea lion off Comox

Young whale watcher captures the action near Kitty Coleman Park

12-year-old Ella Smiley captured some video of orcas on a sea lion hunt on Nov. 28 at Kitty Coleman Park, just north of Courtenay. Photo by Ella Smiley
Looking Back, by Sheelane Stigant, is in Comox Valley bookstores now. Photo supplied.

84-year-old Comox author pens first novel

Pandemic allows writer to complete a project she began 17 years ago

Looking Back, by Sheelane Stigant, is in Comox Valley bookstores now. Photo supplied.
Participants pray in preparation for the start of the convoy through the streets of the Comox Valley, Wednesday, Dec. 2, to show support for farmers in India. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Comox Valley residents hold rally and convoy in support of the plight of farmers in India

New legislation in India calls for for the deregulation of crop pricing

Participants pray in preparation for the start of the convoy through the streets of the Comox Valley, Wednesday, Dec. 2, to show support for farmers in India. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Nov. 20 WestJet flight 3171 has been identified by the BC Centre for Disease Control with a COVID case aboard. (Black Press file photo)

Fifth COVID-19 exposure reported on flight at Comox airport

Another exposure risk from flight originating in Calgary

The Nov. 20 WestJet flight 3171 has been identified by the BC Centre for Disease Control with a COVID case aboard. (Black Press file photo)
I-Hos Gallery manager Ramona Johnson shows some of the paddles available at the retail outlet. Photo by Terry Farrell

I-Hos Gallery celebrates 25 years of promoting First Nation artwork

K’ómoks First Nation-based outlet has art from all over the country

I-Hos Gallery manager Ramona Johnson shows some of the paddles available at the retail outlet. Photo by Terry Farrell
<em></em><em>Comox Valley Record</em> editorial cartoonist Bob Castle with his book, “The Best of Under The Glacier.” Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Record editorial cartoonist publishes book

Bob Castle’s ‘Best of Under The Glacier’ available now

<em></em><em>Comox Valley Record</em> editorial cartoonist Bob Castle with his book, “The Best of Under The Glacier.” Photo by Terry Farrell
Kathleen Klassen with her doctor’s certificate, stating an exemption to mask-wearing, for medical reasons. Photo by Terry Farrell

Life unmasked: woman who can’t wear a mask feels unfairly judged

Kathleen Klassen’s medical condition makes wearing a mask impossible

Kathleen Klassen with her doctor’s certificate, stating an exemption to mask-wearing, for medical reasons. Photo by Terry Farrell
Teresa Hedley and a copy of her book, “What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism.” Photo supplied

Comox Valley parent pens book about her family’s journey with autism

‘I write to…all the little red flags that were there that I either didn’t see, or tried to deny’

Teresa Hedley and a copy of her book, “What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism.” Photo supplied
Dr. Wolf Schamberger’s book, READ MY HIPS!: Suffering Needless Pelvic, Limb, or Back Pain? Time to Check your Alignment! has been receiving rave reviews from the medical community, as well as sufferers of chronic back pain.

Island doctor who specializes in back issues publishes medical book

Dr. Wolf Schamberger wants you and your back in the proper alignment

Dr. Wolf Schamberger’s book, READ MY HIPS!: Suffering Needless Pelvic, Limb, or Back Pain? Time to Check your Alignment! has been receiving rave reviews from the medical community, as well as sufferers of chronic back pain.
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Comox Valley cougar sighting

Notice issued after big cat spotted at Nymph Falls Park

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A volunteer serves a Christmas dinner to one of the guests at the 2019 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. This year the dinner will be a delivery service to people’s homes. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Community Christmas Dinner adapts to COVID times

2020 version of Earl Naswell event will be a delivery service into homes

A volunteer serves a Christmas dinner to one of the guests at the 2019 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. This year the dinner will be a delivery service to people’s homes. Photo by Terry Farrell
Local governments are encouraging people to wear facemasks when visiting government offices and facilities in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley governments ‘encouraging’ mask use, but will not mandate face masks

CVRD board chair says local governments will wait until the province mandates mask use

Local governments are encouraging people to wear facemasks when visiting government offices and facilities in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Comox Valley Child Development Association executive director Cindy Xavier, past president Pam Crowe, and president Diane Daigle celebrate the final tote board tally at the 45th annual CVCDA Telethon Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at the Sid Williams Theatre. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Child Development Association Telethon raises more than $96,000

Nearly $2,000 more than 2019 total, despite pandemic

Comox Valley Child Development Association executive director Cindy Xavier, past president Pam Crowe, and president Diane Daigle celebrate the final tote board tally at the 45th annual CVCDA Telethon Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at the Sid Williams Theatre. Photo by Terry Farrell
Candice Wheeldon (in black) and her running mate, Amanda Rideout, are flanked by the Empire State Building and the Big Apple. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley woman runs virtual New York City Marathon

Friends and family lined the streets as Candice Wheeldon runs over COVID-19 dream disruption

Candice Wheeldon (in black) and her running mate, Amanda Rideout, are flanked by the Empire State Building and the Big Apple. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox author Loraine Hartley, with a few copies of her debut novel, “My Delightfully Dysfunctional Family.” Photo supplied

Comox author pens novel about life in a blended family

Loraine Hartley’s experience leads to My Delightfully Dysfunctional Family (And Me)

Comox author Loraine Hartley, with a few copies of her debut novel, “My Delightfully Dysfunctional Family.” Photo supplied
The B.C. Centre for Disease control is telling people to keep an eye out for the poisonous death cap mushroom, which thrives in fall weather conditions. (Paul Kroeger/BCCDC)

Death cap mushroom discovered in Comox

Highly poisonous mushroom found fruiting near Filberg Park

The B.C. Centre for Disease control is telling people to keep an eye out for the poisonous death cap mushroom, which thrives in fall weather conditions. (Paul Kroeger/BCCDC)
The B.C. Centre for Disease control is telling people to keep an eye out for the poisonous death cap mushroom, which thrives in fall weather conditions. (Paul Kroeger/BCCDC)

Highly poisonous death cap mushroom discovered in Comox

This marks first discovery on Vancouver Island outside Greater Victoria area

The B.C. Centre for Disease control is telling people to keep an eye out for the poisonous death cap mushroom, which thrives in fall weather conditions. (Paul Kroeger/BCCDC)
Carolyn and Steve Touhey came across a pod of humpback whales while on their boat Sunday, Oct. 25. Photo supplied

VIDEO: Boaters encounter pod of humpbacks in Georgia Strait

Pod spotted between Comox and Texada Island

Carolyn and Steve Touhey came across a pod of humpback whales while on their boat Sunday, Oct. 25. Photo supplied