Coombs

Errington’s Trina Sisco snapped a photo of the intense blaze from a house fire on Leffler Road early on July 24. (Photo courtesy of Trina Sisco)

Massive early-morning blaze destroys Errington home

Fire officials say couple, family pet managed to get out safely

 

B.C. conservation officers were called on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to remove five hog carcasses from a ditch in Coombs. (Submitted)

Resident discovers five discarded hog heads in Vancouver Island ditch

WARNING: Graphic image may be upsetting to some readers

 

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Coombs mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
A selection of Kat Cearns’s work is on display at Creekmore’s Coffee in Coombs. (Emily Vance photo)

‘Nothing else feeds my soul like that’: Vancouver Island artist

Coombs artist Kat Cearns paints whimsical, colourful ‘animals doing people things’

A selection of Kat Cearns’s work is on display at Creekmore’s Coffee in Coombs. (Emily Vance photo)
Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the area of Parksville Qualicum Beach, calling for 60 millimetres of rain by Saturday Feb. 1. (News file photo)

Rainfall warning issued for mid-Island’s east coast

Environment Canada says 60 milimeters of rain expected by Saturday

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the area of Parksville Qualicum Beach, calling for 60 millimetres of rain by Saturday Feb. 1. (News file photo)
A head-on collision at the Coombs Junction killed a dog and sent one woman to hospital on Monday, Jan. 27. (News file photo)

Head-on collision on Vancouver Island results in dead dog, woman in hospital

RCMP say no one else injured in Coombs crash

A head-on collision at the Coombs Junction killed a dog and sent one woman to hospital on Monday, Jan. 27. (News file photo)
Three Coombs structure fires in three weeks unusual, but unconnected

Three Coombs structure fires in three weeks unusual, but unconnected

‘It’s not like there’s an arsonist running around,’ says fire chief

Three Coombs structure fires in three weeks unusual, but unconnected