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Vancouver Island school board trustee candidate distributing anti-SOGI material

A candidate for one of Courtenay’s two School District 71 trustee positions…

 

A house burned to the ground in the early morning hours Monday at Langlois Road. Photo courtesy CTV News Vancouver Island

House destroyed by fire north of Courtenay

Lone occupant sustains no injuries

 

Courtenay Fire Department personnel extinguish a small fire along the walkway at Piercy Avenue and 8th Street Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay Fire Department kept busy with two fires within 90 minutes

First of two blazes tied to a homeless encampment

 

Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.

Finding her own lane: Comox Valley teen breaking barriers from behind the wheel

Courtenay race car driver aims for the fast track

Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.
This new totem pole carved by Pentl’ach/K’ómoks artist Karver Everson will be raised outside the Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery on Sept. 24. Photo supplied

Latest Karver Everson totem pole to be raised at Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery

Sept. 24 Comox Valley event will benefit local hungry

  • Sep 17, 2022
This new totem pole carved by Pentl’ach/K’ómoks artist Karver Everson will be raised outside the Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery on Sept. 24. Photo supplied
This sign, at the beginning of the 17 Street (bike lane) Project, originally had the City of Courtenay logo on the top left-hand side (where the sun sticker is). The city’s chief election officer contacted Brennan Day to have the logo removed. Photo by Terry Farrell

Local candidate’s signage draws City of Courtenay’s attention

Chief elections officer takes action after signs appear with city’s logo on them

This sign, at the beginning of the 17 Street (bike lane) Project, originally had the City of Courtenay logo on the top left-hand side (where the sun sticker is). The city’s chief election officer contacted Brennan Day to have the logo removed. Photo by Terry Farrell
Jody Wilson-Raybould has been named the 2022 recipient to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement. Photo supplied

Jody Wilson-Raybould the latest inductee to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

The Comox Valley Walk of Achievement committee is pleased to announce the…

Jody Wilson-Raybould has been named the 2022 recipient to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement. Photo supplied
Courtenay City Hall

Courtenay voters to choose among three mayoral and 15 council candidates

Voters in the city of Courtenay will have a long list of…

Courtenay City Hall
Derek Edwards. Submitted photo

Comedian Derek Edwards ready to bury his head in Vancouver Island sand

Award-winning Canadian comic will perform ‘In Praise of the Ostrich’

  • Sep 8, 2022
Derek Edwards. Submitted photo
Bindercon 2022 - an annual memorial sasquatch conference is set for the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay in October. Facebook photo

B.C. sasquatch researcher’s memory lives on with bigfoot conference

‘Humans of the night’ and Dr. John Bindernagel to be celebrated in Courtenay this fall

Bindercon 2022 - an annual memorial sasquatch conference is set for the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay in October. Facebook photo
The accused in the June 2019 shooting incident in the area of the Coffee Love Bug shop was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court Friday. Record file photo

Courtenay shooting suspect sentenced in court to five years

Zachary Gordon pleaded guilty to three weapons charges in June

The accused in the June 2019 shooting incident in the area of the Coffee Love Bug shop was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court Friday. Record file photo
There is a 60-year reunion on Aug. 27 for all classmates of Courtenay High School in 1962. Photos supplied

Courtenay High School celebrating a 60th anniversary reunion for 1962 classmates

The 60th Courtenay High School Reunion committee is inviting all classmates from…

  • Aug 10, 2022
There is a 60-year reunion on Aug. 27 for all classmates of Courtenay High School in 1962. Photos supplied
Members of Courtenay Fire Department put out the last of a motorcycle fire in the Mission hill area Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Firefighters quench blaze after motorbike catches fire on Courtenay’s Mission Hill

Fire engulfs bike, then spreads to the nearby grass by church

  • Aug 6, 2022
Members of Courtenay Fire Department put out the last of a motorcycle fire in the Mission hill area Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A suspect was in provincial court in Courtenay Aug. 4 for sentencing but now wants to change a guilty plea. Record file photo

Suspect wants to change plea prior to sentence for Courtenay robbery

Thursday morning’s court appearance was fourth attempt at sentencing in less than a year

A suspect was in provincial court in Courtenay Aug. 4 for sentencing but now wants to change a guilty plea. Record file photo
The dual sunroofs were completely destroyed in the hailstorm. Photo supplied

VIDEO: B.C. mayor, family shaken after hail the size of grapefruits falls in Alberta

Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells and his family are safe, but their van…

The dual sunroofs were completely destroyed in the hailstorm. Photo supplied
Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell

B.C. artist’s latest community mural a spectacular tribute to veterans

Courtenay artist Kelly Everill is well known for her community murals. They…

Kelly Everill’s latest community mural is a spectacular tribute to our veterans. The two-storey design is on the outer wall of the Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17. Photo by Terry Farrell
This 1,983 sq. ft. furnished Crown Isle home is part of a $2.6 million grand prize option in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation 2022 Dream Lottery. Photo supplied

BC Children’s Hospital 2022 lottery features Courtenay home as a grand prize option

Furnished Crown Isle home has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and a two-car garage

This 1,983 sq. ft. furnished Crown Isle home is part of a $2.6 million grand prize option in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation 2022 Dream Lottery. Photo supplied
Comox Valley RCMP. File photo

Early morning Courtenay crash sends cyclist to hospital

The driver of an electric bicycle suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital

  • May 16, 2022
Comox Valley RCMP. File photo
The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia

North Island-Powell River riding to include part of Courtenay in proposed boundary shift

Nanaimo population growth caused Courtenay-Alberni, North Island-Powell River ridings to shift south

The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia
Courtenay council

Courtenay’s next mayor poised to get a $10,000 raise

Council also to more after review based on median annual municipal salaries

Courtenay council