Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Comox Valley duo pens song, creates video to send an uplifting message during COVID-19 pandemic

VIDEO: Comox Valley duo pens song, creates video to send an uplifting message during COVID-19 pandemic

Easy Street’s ‘We’re All in this Together’ features photos and video clips from around the world

VIDEO: Comox Valley duo pens song, creates video to send an uplifting message during COVID-19 pandemic
Vancouver Island MusicFest has been cancelled, due to COVID-19. File photo

COVID-19 forces cancellation of Vancouver Island MusicFest

Announcement regarding tickets forthcoming

Vancouver Island MusicFest has been cancelled, due to COVID-19. File photo
Swartz Bay. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Ferry travel lower on Easter long weekend than during the first weekend in April

BC Ferries spokesperson says Island routes saw a 14% reduction in passengers, compared to April 3-5

Swartz Bay. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
The CH-149 Cormorant helicopter taxis past the CC-115 Buffalo. 442 Squadron will be performing a fly-by with the Cormorant April 7 at 7 p.m. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

442 squadron to perform fly-by over Comox Valley hospital to salute COVID-19 workers

Cormorant helicopter will fly over the hospital at 7 p.m.

The CH-149 Cormorant helicopter taxis past the CC-115 Buffalo. 442 Squadron will be performing a fly-by with the Cormorant April 7 at 7 p.m. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
The Victoria Police Department thanked healthcare workers for their service amid the COVID-19 crisis Thursday night by sending a full watch of patrol officers to the Royal Jubilee Hospital with lights and sirens activated. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals

Other Island hospitals will be admitting COVID-19 patients and will be used in a support role

The Victoria Police Department thanked healthcare workers for their service amid the COVID-19 crisis Thursday night by sending a full watch of patrol officers to the Royal Jubilee Hospital with lights and sirens activated. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Kira Marshall adds a name to the Hero Wall erected on a fence at the corner of Cliffe Avenue and First Street in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay Hero Wall gives thanks to frontline workers

People wanting to thank frontline workers in the Comox Valley can add…

Kira Marshall adds a name to the Hero Wall erected on a fence at the corner of Cliffe Avenue and First Street in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
Screenshot from video.

VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video

Comox Valley resident reaches out to Canadian friends, gets epic response

Screenshot from video.
Pacific Coastal Airlines is temporarily suspending operations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo provided by Pacific Coastal Airlines)

Pacific Coastal Airlines suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak

Customers with existing reservations will be contacted directly

Pacific Coastal Airlines is temporarily suspending operations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo provided by Pacific Coastal Airlines)
A $1 million exact match number ticket on Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49 draw was sold on the North Island. (File photo)

March 18 Lotto 6/49 draw produces third Vancouver Island millionaire in the past two weeks

Ticket purchased on the North Island wins $1 million

A $1 million exact match number ticket on Wednesday’s Lotto 6/49 draw was sold on the North Island. (File photo)
VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians

VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians

“Stop making memes. It’s not a joke.”

VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians
EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally

Island Health should be more forthcoming about where on the Island cases are confirmed

EDITORIAL: Communities have a right to know when COVID-19 arrives locally
People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread

People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread

Transport Canada has granted B.C.’s request, Premier says

People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread
People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread

People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread

Transport Canada has granted B.C.’s request, Premier says

People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread
Courtenay doctor confirms Comox Valley’s first case of COVID-19

Courtenay doctor confirms Comox Valley’s first case of COVID-19

Dr. Tanja Daws says there is one confirmed local case

Courtenay doctor confirms Comox Valley’s first case of COVID-19
A fan takes a photo of a band at a live concert. Photo by Terry Farrell

Music industry feeling the effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Musicians, promoters and producers alike all reeling from cancellations, venue bans

A fan takes a photo of a band at a live concert. Photo by Terry Farrell
Kijiji bans listings for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and other coronavirus-related items

Kijiji bans listings for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and other coronavirus-related items

Action comes as a response to people profiting off the COVID-19 pandemic

Kijiji bans listings for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and other coronavirus-related items
Mayako Setta will be heading to the National Ballet of Canada this year, for the second straight summer. Photo by Terry Farrell

Bright futures for two Courtenay ballerinas

Teacher calls 14-year-old Mayako Setta and 16-year-old Sarah Collins special

Mayako Setta will be heading to the National Ballet of Canada this year, for the second straight summer. Photo by Terry Farrell
Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis
Courtenay ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner

Courtenay ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner

Someone who bought a lottery ticket in Courtenay is a multi-millionaire. The…

Courtenay ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner
Sixty-five-year-old Norma Cole was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. She opted to treat herself naturally through a healthy diet and lifestyle adjustments, rather than a potentially life-saving surgery. She said she feels better than she has in many years. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley woman rejects doctors to battle cancer through natural methods

“I believe the body heals itself when you give it the right things and take away the wrong things.”

Sixty-five-year-old Norma Cole was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. She opted to treat herself naturally through a healthy diet and lifestyle adjustments, rather than a potentially life-saving surgery. She said she feels better than she has in many years. Photo by Terry Farrell