Terry Farrell

FILE - Nathan Cullen speaks to media in Smithers, B.C., Friday, February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Horgan, Cullen apologize for NDP candidate’s comments about Haida candidate

Nathan Cullen had made insensitive comments about Roy Jones Jr. Cheexial

FILE - Nathan Cullen speaks to media in Smithers, B.C., Friday, February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Campbell River and Comox Valley Search and Rescue teams join forces to rescue injured mountaineers

Injured mountaineers rescued from the side of a glacier in Strathcona Park

Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue
More than 250 people attended the 2018 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner, including the founder of the event, Earl Naswell (pictured, with Santa). Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley loses a community icon

Founder and namesake of Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner dies

More than 250 people attended the 2018 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner, including the founder of the event, Earl Naswell (pictured, with Santa). Photo by Terry Farrell
BC NDP leader John Horgan (far right) was in Courtenay Sunday, campaigning with Courtenay-Comox candidate Ronna Rae Leonard. The two spent some time visiting with Pat Trask (left) at the Courtenay Museum to see the museum’s new fossil. Trask discovered the fossil last month on the banks of the Trent River. Photo by Riel McGuire

BC VOTES 2020: NDP leader Horgan visits Courtenay-Comox riding on the campaign trail

Offers support to local candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard

BC NDP leader John Horgan (far right) was in Courtenay Sunday, campaigning with Courtenay-Comox candidate Ronna Rae Leonard. The two spent some time visiting with Pat Trask (left) at the Courtenay Museum to see the museum’s new fossil. Trask discovered the fossil last month on the banks of the Trent River. Photo by Riel McGuire
Lisa Christensen’s 11-year-old daughter, Lillithe, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes three years ago. Photo submitted

Vancouver Island mom calls on government to fund breakthrough diabetes monitoring system

Government investigating if technology beneficial enough to warrant PharmaCare coverage

Lisa Christensen’s 11-year-old daughter, Lillithe, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes three years ago. Photo submitted
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan. (Black Press Media files)

Commen-Terry: Early election campaign tactics are tactless

How about showing us a little faith in yourself, instead of attacking others?

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan. (Black Press Media files)
BC Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson (left) was in Courtenay Tuesday, working with Courtenay-Comox candidate Brennan Day on his campaign. Photo by Terry Farrell

BC Liberal Party leader in Comox Valley touting his candidate

Andrew Wilkinson in Courtenay to campaign with Brennan Day

BC Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson (left) was in Courtenay Tuesday, working with Courtenay-Comox candidate Brennan Day on his campaign. Photo by Terry Farrell
Candice Robillard (centre) and her Thursday evening class don their masks for a group photo. “We only wore masks to take the photo because we couldn’t maintain distance, but do not have to wear masks during class,” said Robillard. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island dance classes billed as female empowerment tool

New Comox Valley business focuses on ‘promoting positive body image’

Candice Robillard (centre) and her Thursday evening class don their masks for a group photo. “We only wore masks to take the photo because we couldn’t maintain distance, but do not have to wear masks during class,” said Robillard. Photo supplied
At the time of the election announcement, only three candidates had been declared in the two Comox Valley constituencies: left - NDP candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard will seek a second term in Courtenay-Comox constituency. Brennan Day (middle) has been named as the Liberal candidate in that riding. Right - Liberal candidate Helen Poon is running in the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding. More candidates for both constituencies are expected to be announced in the coming days. File photos.

B.C. ELECTION: Comox Valley ridings short on voter options as snap election called

Courtenay-Comox riding has two candidates; Mid Island-Pacific Rim only has one

At the time of the election announcement, only three candidates had been declared in the two Comox Valley constituencies: left - NDP candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard will seek a second term in Courtenay-Comox constituency. Brennan Day (middle) has been named as the Liberal candidate in that riding. Right - Liberal candidate Helen Poon is running in the Mid Island-Pacific Rim riding. More candidates for both constituencies are expected to be announced in the coming days. File photos.
Six members of the BC Endurance Project start the Comox Valley half-marathon course, in an effort to qualify for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland in October. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Road Runners host BC Endurance Project half marathon

6 runners from Lower Mainland attempt to qualify for world championships

Six members of the BC Endurance Project start the Comox Valley half-marathon course, in an effort to qualify for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland in October. Photo by Terry Farrell
Wayne Jackson (right) latched onto “the big one” - a chinook salmon weighed in at more than 60 pounds. Photo submitted

60-pound chinook part of a ‘unicorn’ year, says Vancouver Island fishing guide

Alberta couple catches, then releases, monster salmon near Comox

Wayne Jackson (right) latched onto “the big one” - a chinook salmon weighed in at more than 60 pounds. Photo submitted
Denman Island Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Rob Manering has suffered serious injuries including a broken back, as a result of a fall from a ladder at his home, Sept. 4. Photo via gofundme

Relief fund set up for Denman Island firefighter seriously injured in a fall

Deputy Fire Chief Rob Manering suffered a broken back, numerous other injuries

Denman Island Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Rob Manering has suffered serious injuries including a broken back, as a result of a fall from a ladder at his home, Sept. 4. Photo via gofundme
Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 ticket worth big bucks

Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 ticket worth big bucks

Someone smiling after Saturday, Sept. 12 draw

Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 ticket worth big bucks
New calf, J57, with mom, J35. J35 made international headlines two years ago, when her last calf died shortly after birth and she carried the young whale’s carcass with her for 17 days. Photo by Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research

VIDEO: Superpod of orcas congregate near Vancouver Island

All three Southern Resident killer whale pods (J, K, and L) came together in the same area

New calf, J57, with mom, J35. J35 made international headlines two years ago, when her last calf died shortly after birth and she carried the young whale’s carcass with her for 17 days. Photo by Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research
Michael Leighton is wanted by the Comox Valley RCMP. Photo courtesy RCMP

Comox Valley RCMP issue arrest warrant for local man

Warrant issued for Michael Leighton

Michael Leighton is wanted by the Comox Valley RCMP. Photo courtesy RCMP
Members of the Comox Valley Horseshoe Society take to the pitch during Tuesday ‘Fun Night’ at Lewis Park. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Horseshoe Society all about friendly competition

“I have played against nine-years-olds - which have beat me, by the way - right up to 80-year-olds.”

Members of the Comox Valley Horseshoe Society take to the pitch during Tuesday ‘Fun Night’ at Lewis Park. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Orcas hunt otters off coast of Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Orcas hunt otters off coast of Vancouver Island

Denman Island family records a ‘once in a lifetime’ show from their home

VIDEO: Orcas hunt otters off coast of Vancouver Island
Island Health posts alert of possible COVID-19 exposure at Courtenay restaurant

Island Health posts alert of possible COVID-19 exposure at Courtenay restaurant

Island Health has posted an advisory of possible exposure to COVID-19 at…

Island Health posts alert of possible COVID-19 exposure at Courtenay restaurant
A new Monopoly-style board game highlights Comox Valley businesses and points of interest. Photo supplied
A new Monopoly-style board game highlights Comox Valley businesses and points of interest. Photo supplied
Comox Mayor Russ Arnott is asking residents to keep in mind that many of the out-of-province licence plates in the Comox Valley belong to new families who are in the midst of transitioning to recent postings at 19 Wing. Adobe Stock image

Military relocation behind Island’s many foreign licence plates?

Comox mayor points out now is a time for transition for people in the armed forces

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott is asking residents to keep in mind that many of the out-of-province licence plates in the Comox Valley belong to new families who are in the midst of transitioning to recent postings at 19 Wing. Adobe Stock image