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7K Robotics wins bronze for skills at World Championship

7K Robotics wins bronze for skills at World Championship

NIDES 7842F also competed in the competition

7K Robotics wins bronze for skills at World Championship
Micah Messent was killed at the age of 23 in a plane crash. He was on his way to Kenya to participate in the United Nations Environment Assembly. Photo courtesy Amber Tansky

Micah Messent remembered as a passionate environmentalist

Public celebration of life upcoming for Ethiopian Airlines crash victim

Micah Messent was killed at the age of 23 in a plane crash. He was on his way to Kenya to participate in the United Nations Environment Assembly. Photo courtesy Amber Tansky
VIDEO: Annual Inquiry Fair showcases creative student projects

VIDEO: Annual Inquiry Fair showcases creative student projects

Nearly 600 students from 12 schools participated

VIDEO: Annual Inquiry Fair showcases creative student projects
John Starchuk, owner of JOMA Environmental Ltd, said he was expecting some people to come back for their tents and some additional possessions Tuesday morning. If they did not, the business would dispose of the items. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Homeless encampment vacated following complaints of increasing garbage and crime

Crews arrived on scene Tuesday to complete the site’s clean up

John Starchuk, owner of JOMA Environmental Ltd, said he was expecting some people to come back for their tents and some additional possessions Tuesday morning. If they did not, the business would dispose of the items. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Courtenay Habitat for Humanity ReStore tops national sales

Courtenay Habitat for Humanity ReStore tops national sales

The local store had the highest sales per square foot in the country for 2018

Courtenay Habitat for Humanity ReStore tops national sales
Oyster River fire crews respond to three separate fires Sunday

Oyster River fire crews respond to three separate fires Sunday

It took more than 24 hours to fully extinguish Macauley Road fire

Oyster River fire crews respond to three separate fires Sunday
Island Honda Banzai wins 2019 Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race
Island Honda Banzai wins 2019 Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race
The first event of the strong(wo)man competition tasked challengers with pulling a truck a certain distance. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

VIDEO: Comox Valley’s strongest compete in annual strength festival

2019 Comox Valley Strength Festival was held April 27

The first event of the strong(wo)man competition tasked challengers with pulling a truck a certain distance. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
VIDEO: Comox’s waving granny gets incredible send-off from Highland Secondary students

VIDEO: Comox’s waving granny gets incredible send-off from Highland Secondary students

Tinney Davidson has been waving at kids on their way to school for over 11 years, but is moving in a month

VIDEO: Comox’s waving granny gets incredible send-off from Highland Secondary students
Coun. Jesse Ketler brought forward a motion to declare a climate state of emergency in the Village. Photo supplied.

Cumberland to consider declaring a climate state of emergency

The declaration will be discussed at the 2019 Strategic Priorities meeting in June

Coun. Jesse Ketler brought forward a motion to declare a climate state of emergency in the Village. Photo supplied.
Photo courtesy of JET Productions

Union Bay AGM postponed after unruly meeting

Following an unruly meeting Tuesday, the Union Bay Improvement District’s Annual General…

Photo courtesy of JET Productions
Too Good To Be Threw back in downtown Courtenay with second location

Too Good To Be Threw back in downtown Courtenay with second location

The new store opened Tuesday at 456 5th Street

Too Good To Be Threw back in downtown Courtenay with second location
Jacob Walter captured a gold medal for electronics at the Skills Canada BC competition in Abbotsford, April 17. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley youth rank high in Skills Canada BC competition

Comox Valley students brought home some new hardware last week after achieving…

Jacob Walter captured a gold medal for electronics at the Skills Canada BC competition in Abbotsford, April 17. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools
Wetland conference coming to Cumberland

Wetland conference coming to Cumberland

The conference is being held from May 10-12 at the Cumberland Masonic Hall

Wetland conference coming to Cumberland
Paul Healey and Hein Vandenberg are the two newest Union Bay Improvement District trustees.

Union Bay elects two new trustees

Paul Healey and Hein Vandenberg will join the Union Bay Improvement District board

Paul Healey and Hein Vandenberg are the two newest Union Bay Improvement District trustees.
Courtesy Locals Restaurant Facebook Page

Locals Restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

The Courtenay restaurant is the only B.C. establishment to make the top six list

Courtesy Locals Restaurant Facebook Page
Overdose awareness event calls for safe drug supply

Overdose awareness event calls for safe drug supply

National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis was April 16

Overdose awareness event calls for safe drug supply
The Youth Environmental Action group met with local politicians to discuss their ideas for how to reduce the Valley’s environmental impact. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools

Youth Environmental Action presents climate asks to local leaders

The student-led group met with representatives from each municipality, the CVRD and the school board

The Youth Environmental Action group met with local politicians to discuss their ideas for how to reduce the Valley’s environmental impact. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools
Black Press file photo

Both Cumberland cannabis shops waiting for go-ahead from province

Beaufort Botanicals and Trugreen Solutions have both been issued Temporary Use Permits

Black Press file photo
Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo courtesy of Pacific Wild

Roe herring fishery meets DFO expectations; opposition continues to question sustainability

Fishers brought in less than their quota, but conservation groups are still calling for a moratorium

Seiners fill the waters between Comox and Nanoose Bay during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo courtesy of Pacific Wild