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Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.

Today is Grant A Wish Day, in support of Make-A-Wish

Join Black Press Media and BraveFace to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Hillary is show with her horse, Zoe. (Submitted/Make-A-Wish British Columbia and Yukon)
Hillary is show with her horse, Zoe. (Submitted/Make-A-Wish British Columbia and Yukon)
Huband Park Elementary School. Photo via Comoxvalleyschools.ca

Huband Park Elementary School closed due to flooding

School to remain closed all day Thursday for clean-up

Huband Park Elementary School. Photo via Comoxvalleyschools.ca
(Photos courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation B.C. & Yukon)

Black Press Media x BraveFace: Help Make-A-Wish change the lives of critically-ill children

Join us on Dec. 18 for a virtual day of granting wishes, one mask purchase at a time

(Photos courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation B.C. & Yukon)
Rose and Nina watch Schoona the sea turtle at the Florida and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre. (Submitted/Make-A-Wish British Columbia and Yukon)

Make-A-Wish: Rose, 4, has dream come true and visits the sea turtles with her twin

Join Black Press Media on Dec. 18, 2020, and help grant wishes and give hope to children and youth

Rose and Nina watch Schoona the sea turtle at the Florida and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre. (Submitted/Make-A-Wish British Columbia and Yukon)
Comox residents will have a substantial schedule change for curbside trash collection beginning in January 2021. (Ben Lypka/Black Press file)

Comox waste collection schedule released

Residents and businesses within the town of Comox will see changes to…

Comox residents will have a substantial schedule change for curbside trash collection beginning in January 2021. (Ben Lypka/Black Press file)
Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society posted these signs along Brooklyn Creek in late 2019 challenging local citizens to ‘capture’ a spawning coho salmon.

Video of salmon spawning in Brooklyn Creek a contest winner

A walk along Brooklyn Creek is an uplifting experience. To know salmon…

Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society posted these signs along Brooklyn Creek in late 2019 challenging local citizens to ‘capture’ a spawning coho salmon.
The suspect in a Nov. 22 attempted robbery at the Ryan Road 7-Eleven has been arrested. Photo supplied

Courtenay man arrested in connection with attempted robbery at 7-Eleven

A 19-year old Courtenay man has been arrested following an attempted robbery…

The suspect in a Nov. 22 attempted robbery at the Ryan Road 7-Eleven has been arrested. Photo supplied
Lake Trail Middle school in Courtenay. File photo
Lake Trail Middle school in Courtenay. File photo
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Senior from Gibsons caught viewing child porn sentenced to 10 months

74-year-old pleaded guilty after police seized 1,500-2,500 images

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BC Hydro will release higher volumes of water down the Puntledge River on Nov. 24-25. Black Press file photo

BC Hydro testing hydroelectric facility system along Puntledge River all week

Tests will result in high water levels, possible siren initiation

BC Hydro will release higher volumes of water down the Puntledge River on Nov. 24-25. Black Press file photo
Aerial view of Two Eagles Lodge in Union Bay. Photo by Thomas Rauber

Union Bay bed and breakfast ranked among top 25 B&Bs in Canada

More accolades for Two Eagles Lodge

Aerial view of Two Eagles Lodge in Union Bay. Photo by Thomas Rauber
Cumberland resident Lorna Clark says she's going to treat herself to a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings, after winning $50,000 on a Bingo Blast scratch ticket. Photo supplied

Cumberland lottery winner says first purchase will be a roast beef dinner

Lorna Clark won the Bingo Blast grand prize

Cumberland resident Lorna Clark says she's going to treat herself to a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings, after winning $50,000 on a Bingo Blast scratch ticket. Photo supplied
Cumberland resident Lorna Clark says she’s going to treat herself to a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings, after winning $50,000 on a Bingo Blast scratch ticket. Photo supplied

Cumberland lottery winner says first purchase will be a roast beef dinner

Lorna Clark won the Bingo Blast grand prize

Cumberland resident Lorna Clark says she’s going to treat herself to a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings, after winning $50,000 on a Bingo Blast scratch ticket. Photo supplied
‘Broken But Not Defeated’ is a creation by Bowser artist Cindy Mawle, one of the featured artists at the upcoming virtual studio tour. Photo supplied.

Central Island Virtual Studio Tour offering unique digital experience

Comox Valley Arts (CVA) is offering a unique digital experience for folks…

‘Broken But Not Defeated’ is a creation by Bowser artist Cindy Mawle, one of the featured artists at the upcoming virtual studio tour. Photo supplied.
World Community’s online film series continues all weekend from Friday, Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29, with the visually stunning film, Under Thin Ice. (Screenshot)

Next World Community film explores sea life in the Arctic

Under Thin Ice chronicles an Arctic expedition to see how wildlife is adjusting to global warming

World Community’s online film series continues all weekend from Friday, Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29, with the visually stunning film, Under Thin Ice. (Screenshot)
MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied

Merville avian rescue shelter seeing spike in victims of rat poisoning ingestion

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society cautions against use of rodent poisons

MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied
Comox Valley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent stabbing Saturday in Cumberland. File photo

RCMP seeking witnesses to midday stabbing in Island community

The victim was unable to provide Comox Valley RCMP with much information

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an apparent stabbing Saturday in Cumberland. File photo
The 2021 Comox Valley conservation calendars on sale now. Photo supplied

2021 Comox Valley conservation calendars on sale now

The 2021 Comox Valley Conservation Partnership calendars are on sale now at…

The 2021 Comox Valley conservation calendars on sale now. Photo supplied
Members of the Martin Park Drive neighbourhood celebrate the designation as the north Island’s first FireSmart community. Photo supplied

Black Creek neighbourhood is north Island’s first FireSmart community

On Saturday, Nov. 7, Area C director Edwin Grieve and area resident…

Members of the Martin Park Drive neighbourhood celebrate the designation as the north Island’s first FireSmart community. Photo supplied