Terry Farrell

Sue Medley, playing with Colin James on the Grierson Stage at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo courtesy Kirk Friederich/JKirk Photography

30 years later, Sue Medley’s hit ‘Dangerous Times’ more relevant than ever

Vancouver Island singer/songwriter reflects on her ’90s national hit

Sue Medley, playing with Colin James on the Grierson Stage at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Photo courtesy Kirk Friederich/JKirk Photography
People wear face masks as they wait to enter a store in Montreal, Saturday, July 18, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. The wearing of masks or protective face coverings is now mandatory throughout the province of Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Vancouver Island doctor urges community to endorse masks

Comox doc says all scientific evidence points towards a second wave, so take precautions now

People wear face masks as they wait to enter a store in Montreal, Saturday, July 18, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. The wearing of masks or protective face coverings is now mandatory throughout the province of Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Tubers float past the tree trunk during the removal process. The natural flow of the river would draw tubers perilously close to the fallen tree. Photo courtesy Rupert Wong/Current Environmental

Tubing hazard removed from popular Comox Valley swimming hole

Courtenay takes action to remove fallen cottonwood from the Puntledge River

Tubers float past the tree trunk during the removal process. The natural flow of the river would draw tubers perilously close to the fallen tree. Photo courtesy Rupert Wong/Current Environmental
Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me
Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me
Karin Kratz crosses the finish line marking the completion of her half-marathon, with friends Joan Gillies (in red) and Heather Blyth there to cheer her on. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox woman completes half-marathon in support of Spinal Cord Injury BC

Virtual charity run allows Karin Kratz to give back

Karin Kratz crosses the finish line marking the completion of her half-marathon, with friends Joan Gillies (in red) and Heather Blyth there to cheer her on. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox Valley father designs custom motorbike sidecar for son’s grad cruise

Comox Valley father designs custom motorbike sidecar for son’s grad cruise

Every parent wants their child’s graduation to be something special. Tim Carlson…

Comox Valley father designs custom motorbike sidecar for son’s grad cruise
Charlene Davis of Comox Rotary introduces the latest shipping container home at the Maple Pool Campground. Photo by Terry Farrell

Third shipping container home for the homeless arrives in Courtenay

Third of four unveiled at Maple Pool Campground

Charlene Davis of Comox Rotary introduces the latest shipping container home at the Maple Pool Campground. Photo by Terry Farrell
BC Ferries’ newest vessel, the Island Discovery, begins service on the Texada Island-Powell River route June 10. Photo supplied.

VIDEO: BC Ferries’ first hybrid vessel begins service on Texada-Powell River route June 10

New Port McNeill–Alert Bay–Sointula ferry also beginning service this month

BC Ferries’ newest vessel, the Island Discovery, begins service on the Texada Island-Powell River route June 10. Photo supplied.
Linda MacMullen shows some of the facemasks she has been making for hospital employees and patients, while under isolation. MacMullen has myasthenia gravis, which puts her in the “high-risk” category for COVID-19. Photo submitted
Linda MacMullen shows some of the facemasks she has been making for hospital employees and patients, while under isolation. MacMullen has myasthenia gravis, which puts her in the “high-risk” category for COVID-19. Photo submitted
Alice Hopkins, a Grade 5 student from École Robb Road Elementary in Comox, was a runner up in a national student writing contest, earning $10,000 for Habitat For Humanity Vancouver Island North. Photo by Karen McKinnon

Vancouver Island students win thousands for Habitat for Humanity

Students writing about home helps fund builds in Island communities

Alice Hopkins, a Grade 5 student from École Robb Road Elementary in Comox, was a runner up in a national student writing contest, earning $10,000 for Habitat For Humanity Vancouver Island North. Photo by Karen McKinnon
Kosha and Doug Lipke take a look at a couple of the slides from among the box containing hundreds of photos that Clayton Rogers found last year. Photo by Terry Farrell

Box containing hundreds of family photos found in Vancouver Island city returned to rightful owner

Local media sources collaborate to solve family photos mystery

Kosha and Doug Lipke take a look at a couple of the slides from among the box containing hundreds of photos that Clayton Rogers found last year. Photo by Terry Farrell
Entrance to Bill Moore Memorial Park in Courtenay. File photo

RCMP told of alleged assault in Courtenay hours after the fact

Police only made aware of possible attack through social media posts

Entrance to Bill Moore Memorial Park in Courtenay. File photo
Snowbirds tragedy hits Comox Valley hard

Snowbirds tragedy hits Comox Valley hard

Island military community mourning death of Capt. Jenn Casey

Snowbirds tragedy hits Comox Valley hard
A pod of orcas put on a show for the Touhey family Friday, May 8. (screengrab)

VIDEO: Orcas feeding, splashing and breaching off Hornby Island

Family outing included a special experience

A pod of orcas put on a show for the Touhey family Friday, May 8. (screengrab)
Tune in for the Wish You Were Beer! Virtual Happy Hour concert series and you can have your very own house concert, featuring some of the Comox Valley’s best musicians. Luke Blu Guthrie (pictured) played May 2 at Brewing Company. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley craft breweries hosting a series of live-stream concerts

Wish You Were Beer Comox Valley Craft Brewery Virtual Happy Hour underway

Tune in for the Wish You Were Beer! Virtual Happy Hour concert series and you can have your very own house concert, featuring some of the Comox Valley’s best musicians. Luke Blu Guthrie (pictured) played May 2 at Brewing Company. Photo by Terry Farrell
Susan Osso submitted these photos of a rainbow crossing the Courtenay-Comox estuary after an afternoon shower Monday, May 4.

PHOTOS: Island photographers share what’s over the rainbow

Spectacular arch over the Comox Valley leads to some spectacular images

Susan Osso submitted these photos of a rainbow crossing the Courtenay-Comox estuary after an afternoon shower Monday, May 4.
Every Monday at 5 p.m., residents at Windsong, a Courtenay strata complex, converge on their respective balconies to sing a song, in appreciation of the work being done by all frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: B.C. strata residents break out in song to salute COVID-19 frontline workers

“…it’s a beautiful way to say thanks. And it’s also entertaining for people walking by.”

Every Monday at 5 p.m., residents at Windsong, a Courtenay strata complex, converge on their respective balconies to sing a song, in appreciation of the work being done by all frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Drive-by parade for B.C. boy features superheroes, from land and sky

Chase Petersen has a “super” birthday parade

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox Mayor Paul Ives announced he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming fall election.

Former Vancouver Island mayor’s cancer journey a cautionary tale

Comox resident Paul Ives shares his experience dealing with squamous cell carcinoma

Comox Mayor Paul Ives announced he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming fall election.
Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a motorcyclist riding what appeared to be a police vehicle. Photo via rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Vancouver Island RCMP respond to motorcyclist riding bike with ‘likeness’ to a police vehicle

“It is very upsetting seeing this copycat after what has happened in Portapique”

Comox Valley RCMP responded to a report of a motorcyclist riding what appeared to be a police vehicle. Photo via rcmp-grc.gc.ca