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Just in Time Choirs present Resilience! at the Sid Williams Theatre Society April 30. Record file photo

Resilience! concert in Courtenay celebrates ability to bounce back

Event takes place at the Sid Williams on Saturday, April 30

Just in Time Choirs present Resilience! at the Sid Williams Theatre Society April 30. Record file photo
Juan Calero is the owner/operator of HJ Landscaping; he also tends to landscaping at the Crown Isle Shopping Centre and for other businesses in the Valley. Photo submitted

Growing a life in Canada

Juan Calero’s journey working in the soil in the Valley began in the soil in Nicaragua

Juan Calero is the owner/operator of HJ Landscaping; he also tends to landscaping at the Crown Isle Shopping Centre and for other businesses in the Valley. Photo submitted
HAMM’s unofficial mascot, Winston (as in Churchill) occasionally spends the day greeting visitors and any service animals that happen through the door. Photo supplied

Courtenay’s HMCS Alberni Museum announces new season

It has been a long three years of fire, flood, and pestilence…

HAMM’s unofficial mascot, Winston (as in Churchill) occasionally spends the day greeting visitors and any service animals that happen through the door. Photo supplied
The musicians for this Christine Tassan et les Imposteures tour are Christine Tassan, Zoé Dumais, Blanche Baillargeon and Jeff Moseley. Photo by Randy Cole.

Concerts returning to Fanny Bay Hall

Concerts have returned to the Fanny Bay Hall, and the next two…

The musicians for this Christine Tassan et les Imposteures tour are Christine Tassan, Zoé Dumais, Blanche Baillargeon and Jeff Moseley. Photo by Randy Cole.
PIGS - Canada’s Pink Floyd returns to Courtenay for a show at the Sid Williams Theatre on April 10 with their ‘Coming Back to Life Tour.’ Photo supplied

Pink Floyd tribute coming to Courtenay

PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd performs at the Sid Williams Theatre on April 10

PIGS - Canada’s Pink Floyd returns to Courtenay for a show at the Sid Williams Theatre on April 10 with their ‘Coming Back to Life Tour.’ Photo supplied
Camp Road Pollinator Path Project in Cumberland received a Neighbourhood Small Grant in 2021 to purchase and distribute native pollinator plants to the residents of Camp Road. Photo by Vickey Brown.

Comox Valley Community Foundation launches 2022 Neighbourhood Small Grants

This year’s program will only have one application period

Camp Road Pollinator Path Project in Cumberland received a Neighbourhood Small Grant in 2021 to purchase and distribute native pollinator plants to the residents of Camp Road. Photo by Vickey Brown.
Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland. Photo supplied
Coun. Vickey Brown will be running for mayor of Cumberland this fall. Photo supplied

Coun. Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland

“Cumberland deserves to have leadership that can express the values of our community.”

Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland. Photo supplied
Coun. Vickey Brown will be running for mayor of Cumberland this fall. Photo supplied
The army reserve personnel conduct boat training rehearsals at HMCS Quadra this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Army reserves come to Comox for boat training

Detonations will occur as part of the training Sunday morning

The army reserve personnel conduct boat training rehearsals at HMCS Quadra this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cole Barker, heavy duty apprentice at North Island Tractor, receiving his $1,000 award from Murray Shold, Youth Work in Trades coordinator. Photo SD71/Steve Claassen

Comox Valley youth apprentices earn experience, awards

“This is an amazing opportunity for students in the valley.”

Cole Barker, heavy duty apprentice at North Island Tractor, receiving his $1,000 award from Murray Shold, Youth Work in Trades coordinator. Photo SD71/Steve Claassen
The Old House Hotel & Spa’s general manager David Rooper received the 2022 BC Tourism and Hospitality Hotelier of the Year Award recently. Photo submitted

Old House general manager named B.C. Hotelier of the Year

David Rooper was presented with the 2022 BC Tourism and Hospitality Hotelier of the Year Award

The Old House Hotel & Spa’s general manager David Rooper received the 2022 BC Tourism and Hospitality Hotelier of the Year Award recently. Photo submitted
This portrait of Steven Point was created by David Goatley. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Arts hosting numerous workshops this spring

In keeping with a mandate to support and encourage artistic excellence, Comox…

This portrait of Steven Point was created by David Goatley. Photo supplied
The 2022 general budget includes no new borrowing. File photo

Courtenay’s draft financial plan represents return to full service levels

2022 property tax increases proposed at 4.96 per cent

The 2022 general budget includes no new borrowing. File photo
Cathrine Featherby, the founder of the Victoria Dahlia Society, will be the featured guest at the next Comox Valley Horticultural Club meeting. Photo supplied

Dahlias the topic of next Comox Valley Horticultural Club meeting

Featherby is a 30-year veteran of dahlia growing

Cathrine Featherby, the founder of the Victoria Dahlia Society, will be the featured guest at the next Comox Valley Horticultural Club meeting. Photo supplied
A new display at the Comox Museum  features cocktail dresses and accessories from the 1950s and into the 1960s when cocktail parties were stunningly popular. Photo supplied

Comox Museum reopens to the public

The Comox Museum is once again, open to the public. “We are…

A new display at the Comox Museum  features cocktail dresses and accessories from the 1950s and into the 1960s when cocktail parties were stunningly popular. Photo supplied
Upgrading work has already begun at the Black Creek Community Centre. Photo supplied

Renovations begin at Black Creek Community Centre

The Black Creek Community Centre is getting a major makeover with the…

Upgrading work has already begun at the Black Creek Community Centre. Photo supplied
Tania (Phuong) Ly at a wonton demonstration she hosted with her daughter at Clever Crow Farm in Black Creek last summer. Photo submitted

Bringing people and cultures together through food

Gold Phoenix Asian Foods has evolved from wholesale to restaurant to cooking classes

Tania (Phuong) Ly at a wonton demonstration she hosted with her daughter at Clever Crow Farm in Black Creek last summer. Photo submitted
Strathcona aggregate winners, from left: Anna Chatterton U18 1st, Amelia Moore U12 1st, Ella Moore U10 2nd, Carly Ram U16 2nd, Gillian Galik U14 1st, Ben Galik U12 1st and Gavin Chatterton U16 3rd. Supplied

Strathcona Nordic racers reach podium, earn aggregate awards

The Strathcona Nordic ski team had three days of racing at the…

Strathcona aggregate winners, from left: Anna Chatterton U18 1st, Amelia Moore U12 1st, Ella Moore U10 2nd, Carly Ram U16 2nd, Gillian Galik U14 1st, Ben Galik U12 1st and Gavin Chatterton U16 3rd. Supplied
Ukrainian national official flag. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Courtenay’s Ace Brewing hosting fundraiser to support Ukraine

Ace Brewing Company (150 Mansfield Dr., Courtenay) is hosting a community event…

Ukrainian national official flag. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Comox Valley Nature is hosting a series of online lectures on the state of the ocean in March. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Nature hosting a series of webinar presentations on the state of the ocean

Comox Valley Nature is hosting a series of online lectures on the…

Comox Valley Nature is hosting a series of online lectures on the state of the ocean in March. Photo supplied
Comox Valley students excelled in recent Skills Canada events. Photo, School District 71

Comox Valley students excel in region’s Skills Canada events

Events showcased students’ talents in skilled trades and technologies

Comox Valley students excelled in recent Skills Canada events. Photo, School District 71