Jolene Rudisuela

The Wounded Warrior Run moves past the weigh scales on the Trans Canada Highway just north of Duncan at the Highway 18 and Herd Road intersection. (Lois DeEll photo)

Wounded Warrior Run battles culture of stoicism in military, first responders

The run kicks off Monday in Port Hardy

The Wounded Warrior Run moves past the weigh scales on the Trans Canada Highway just north of Duncan at the Highway 18 and Herd Road intersection. (Lois DeEll photo)
One of G.P. Vanier’s senior improv teams is advancing to the Canadian Improv Games national competition in Ottawa. Photo submitted.

G.P. Vanier senior improv team headed to nationals

Invested picked up a first place win at the Canadian Improv Games regional competition

One of G.P. Vanier’s senior improv teams is advancing to the Canadian Improv Games national competition in Ottawa. Photo submitted.
Cancelled UBID board meetings spark protest

Cancelled UBID board meetings spark protest

Several dozen residents held homemade signs outside the UBID office

Cancelled UBID board meetings spark protest
Comox Valley Seniors Village has had a outbreak of norovirus since Jan. 29. (Google Maps image)
Comox Valley Seniors Village has had a outbreak of norovirus since Jan. 29. (Google Maps image)
Courtenay Recreation offers all kinds of fun activities throughout Family Day at the Lewis Centre and the LINC Centre. Photo supplied

What to do on Family Day in the Comox Valley

Looking for something to do this Family Day? Here are some suggestions:Courtenay…

Courtenay Recreation offers all kinds of fun activities throughout Family Day at the Lewis Centre and the LINC Centre. Photo supplied
Jenna Leggett is a Grade 12 student at Highland Secondary and is one of 160 recipients of the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, valued at $5,000. Photo supplied

Highland Secondary student wins Horatio Alger scholarship

Jenna Leggett grew up on Read Island where there was no electricity and no roads to her home

Jenna Leggett is a Grade 12 student at Highland Secondary and is one of 160 recipients of the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, valued at $5,000. Photo supplied
The entrance to the Florence Filberg Centre was blocked off after the sprinkler system burst, causing water to flood down the outside of the building. Photo courtesy of Michelle Wells

Sprinkler system bursts at Florence Filberg Centre

Witnesses say water was pouring down from the building’s deck

The entrance to the Florence Filberg Centre was blocked off after the sprinkler system burst, causing water to flood down the outside of the building. Photo courtesy of Michelle Wells
A 100-year-old willow tree is being cut down at Marina Park in Comox after it was determined to be unhealthy. (Photo by Jolene Rudisuela)

Crews begin cutting down 100-year-old Comox willow tree

The tree was determined to be unhealthy and is being cut down due to safety concerns

A 100-year-old willow tree is being cut down at Marina Park in Comox after it was determined to be unhealthy. (Photo by Jolene Rudisuela)
Janice Isenor has been going through archives, looking for the names and plot numbers of all the original families who settled in Merville in 1919. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Merville resident looking for help to name original settler families

Janice Isenor is hoping to figure out which families settled where in Merville 100 years ago

Janice Isenor has been going through archives, looking for the names and plot numbers of all the original families who settled in Merville in 1919. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Comox Valley Airport evacuated after toaster fire

Comox Valley Airport evacuated after toaster fire

The fire was quickly extinguished and no flights were affected

Comox Valley Airport evacuated after toaster fire
PROBUS club members go for a hike at Nymph Falls. Photo supplied

Retirees invited to join local PROBUS clubs

The four local clubs offer physical, entertainment and special interest activities

PROBUS club members go for a hike at Nymph Falls. Photo supplied
Randy Spensley, engagement officer with the Kidney Foundation, and nurses with the Cumberland Community Dialysis Clinic, delivered kidney themed socks to patients on dialysis. Back: Lisa Henderson, Jacqueline Gullett, Jennifer Cheek and Lisa Henderson with the Cumberland Community Dialysis Clinic. Front: Randy Spensley and Bill Hamel. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Kidney Foundation warms the ‘soles’ of dialysis patients

3,300 dialysis patients across B.C. are receiving socks to keep their feet warm

Randy Spensley, engagement officer with the Kidney Foundation, and nurses with the Cumberland Community Dialysis Clinic, delivered kidney themed socks to patients on dialysis. Back: Lisa Henderson, Jacqueline Gullett, Jennifer Cheek and Lisa Henderson with the Cumberland Community Dialysis Clinic. Front: Randy Spensley and Bill Hamel. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Justin White (left) is the owner of the Valley’s newest electronic repair business. White and Chris Danroth (right) come to the business with years of electronic repair experience. Photo submitted

Your Repair Depot makes electronic repairs easy

The business offers online appointment booking and real-time repair tracking

Justin White (left) is the owner of the Valley’s newest electronic repair business. White and Chris Danroth (right) come to the business with years of electronic repair experience. Photo submitted
Black Press file photo

Temporary Use Permit issued for Cumberland cannabis shop

Trugreen Solutions will need a business licence from the province to move forward

Black Press file photo
Pat Acton holds pieces of brass which have been sorted into the proper bucket by volunteers. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Habitat for Humanity works to keep metal out of the landfill

Broken appliances are stripped down by volunteers and the sorted metal is recycled

Pat Acton holds pieces of brass which have been sorted into the proper bucket by volunteers. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
Photos of the inside of Too Good To Be Threw after it was heavily damaged by fire on Jan. 20. (Facebook/Comox Valley Transition Society)

Too Good To Be Threw to reopen in a temporary location

The Comox Valley Transition Society will begin accepting donations at 470 Puntledge Road

Photos of the inside of Too Good To Be Threw after it was heavily damaged by fire on Jan. 20. (Facebook/Comox Valley Transition Society)
A commemorative water feature will not be added to the front of the hospital. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Hospital board votes down commemorative water features

An estimate for the water features came in $112,000 over budget

A commemorative water feature will not be added to the front of the hospital. Photo by Erin Haluschak
A school of herring (Dagur Brynjólfsson/Flickr)

Roe herring fishery approved despite opposition

Conservancy Hornby Island has received over 46,000 signatures on an online petition to close the fishery

A school of herring (Dagur Brynjólfsson/Flickr)
Come down to 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre to find great employment and post-secondary opportunities (Photo by Jolene Rudisuela/Black Press Media).

VIDEO: Get hired at Black Press Media’s Extreme Education and Career Fair

Over 40 employers looking to hire at 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre

Come down to 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre to find great employment and post-secondary opportunities (Photo by Jolene Rudisuela/Black Press Media).
Approximately 25 people stood outside MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard’s office to make a point to impose a moratorium on old-growth forest logging. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Valley residents take a stand on old-growth logging

A group of people gathered in front of MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard’s office Wednesday to make their point

Approximately 25 people stood outside MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard’s office to make a point to impose a moratorium on old-growth forest logging. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela