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Comox Valley Transit buses won ‘t stop at new hospital entrance

Comox Valley Transit buses won ‘t stop at new hospital entrance

If you’re planning on using the bus to get to the new…

Comox Valley Transit buses won ‘t stop at new hospital entrance
Worries about tax burden if Comox Valley regional district doesn’t get grants

Worries about tax burden if Comox Valley regional district doesn’t get grants

Property taxes in Courtenay could double in the near future unless the…

Worries about tax burden if Comox Valley regional district doesn’t get grants
An assortment of home fireworks sold in Canada by Costco

Comox Valley Regional District won’t ban sale of fireworks

The regional district won’t be banning the sale of fireworks at Halloween…

An assortment of home fireworks sold in Canada by Costco
Dump trucks are driving some Crown Isle residents to despair (Photo: Scott Strasser)

Courtenay keeps trying to fix dump truck problems at Crown Isle

Courtenay council is attempting to find another route for the dump trucks…

Dump trucks are driving some Crown Isle residents to despair (Photo: Scott Strasser)
Some of the condo units at the King Coho development near Little River

King Coho condo owners get chance to look over sewer takeover

Owners of condos at the King Coho development in Little River are…

Some of the condo units at the King Coho development near Little River
New plan for the ‘heart’ of Hornby Island

New plan for the ‘heart’ of Hornby Island

The “heart of Hornby” now has a plan after three years of…

New plan for the ‘heart’ of Hornby Island
Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.

Positive response at public hearing to Courtenay seniors project

A public hearing on a new seniors’ development in Courtenay drew mostly…

Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.
Bylaw complaints on the rise in Comox Valley Regional District

Bylaw complaints on the rise in Comox Valley Regional District

Bylaw enforcement complaints to the regional district are up “significantly” from last…

Bylaw complaints on the rise in Comox Valley Regional District
The Shingle Spit boat launch ramp on Hornby Island (Photo: Comox Valley Regional District)

District plans to take over Hornby Island boat launch

The Comox Valley Regional District plans on taking over the Shingle Spit…

The Shingle Spit boat launch ramp on Hornby Island (Photo: Comox Valley Regional District)
Part of the Taxpayers’ Alliance newspaper advertisement published June 15 accusing CAO David Allen of attending a conference on the public dime.

Courtenay council wants to get ‘the truth’ out there

The truth may be out there. Eventually. While Courtenay city hall isn’t…

Part of the Taxpayers’ Alliance newspaper advertisement published June 15 accusing CAO David Allen of attending a conference on the public dime.
City of Calgary fence height requirements. The two on the left are the same as in Courtenay. (Drawing: City of Calgary)

Courtenay struggles with over-height fence issue

If good fences make for good neighbours, what about fences that exceed…

City of Calgary fence height requirements. The two on the left are the same as in Courtenay. (Drawing: City of Calgary)
Courtenay mayor criticized on social media for email reply to citizen

Courtenay mayor criticized on social media for email reply to citizen

Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula is unapologetic about an email reply he made…

Courtenay mayor criticized on social media for email reply to citizen
Courtenay Fire Department’s engine 11 on scene at area destroyed by fire. (Photo: Lance Petty/Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department facebook page)

Courtenay crews doing well in forest fire battles

Courtenay Fire did so well at Williams Lake in the battle to…

Courtenay Fire Department’s engine 11 on scene at area destroyed by fire. (Photo: Lance Petty/Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department facebook page)
Pickleball is a fast-growing sport (Photo: Comox Valley Pickleball Association)

Courtenay discontinues pickleball pilot project

Courtenay has discontinued a pilot project allowing pickleball players to mark four…

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport (Photo: Comox Valley Pickleball Association)
Whereas the population in other parts of the Comox Valley is much older, Cumberland bucks that trend, with a median age more than 10 years younger than that of the Comox Valley as a whole. Photo by Scott Strasser

Cumberland getting bigger and younger

Cumberland is growing at a rapid pace. And it’s getting younger, too.…

Whereas the population in other parts of the Comox Valley is much older, Cumberland bucks that trend, with a median age more than 10 years younger than that of the Comox Valley as a whole. Photo by Scott Strasser
McDonald points out items left behind in the aftermath of a police raid of his gun safe and house in December 2013. McDonald claimed at the time that police didn’t secure his home after the raid and a number of belongings went missing.

Courtenay man has sentence reduced for firearms offences

A Courtenay man, charged with numerous firearms offences, has had his sentence…

McDonald points out items left behind in the aftermath of a police raid of his gun safe and house in December 2013. McDonald claimed at the time that police didn’t secure his home after the raid and a number of belongings went missing.
‘Near misses and good saves’ on Hornby Island

‘Near misses and good saves’ on Hornby Island

As the hot weather continues, the slightest spark can set off a…

‘Near misses and good saves’ on Hornby Island
Memorial benches flank the pavilion at Simms Park

Cremation fuels demand for memorial benches in Courtenay

The rise of cremation in the Comox Valley has meant a rise…

Memorial benches flank the pavilion at Simms Park
Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.                                Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.

Public hearing Tuesday on Courtenay seniors’ complex

A public hearing on rezoning for a major new seniors’ housing complex…

Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.                                Rendering showing the proposed building as one would view it from the sidewalk.
Architect drawing of Hornby Island Firehall Project

Worries about moisture in new Hornby Island fire hall

The new Hornby Island fire hall is just about finished and ready…

Architect drawing of Hornby Island Firehall Project