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In the military himself, Bevan Bailey is helping colleagues who’ve suffered injuries or have mobility issues by offering his vehicle detailing services to them for free. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Afghanistan vet offers his services to injured colleagues in Comox

Bevan Bailey is hoping to transition to civilian life with his auto detailing business

In the military himself, Bevan Bailey is helping colleagues who’ve suffered injuries or have mobility issues by offering his vehicle detailing services to them for free. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré worked with Cumberland on a Green New Deal earlier this year, and are working with the Comox Youth Climate Council to do the same with the regional district. Record file photo

Youth pitch Green New Deal to Comox Valley Regional District

Ben Mason, Lister de Vitré already working with Cumberland council on issues

Ben Mason (left) and Lister de Vitré worked with Cumberland on a Green New Deal earlier this year, and are working with the Comox Youth Climate Council to do the same with the regional district. Record file photo
There will be no referendum for now for electoral area residents on a regional district bylaw for waste collection, including recycling. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley Regional District won’t hold waste referendum yet

Board may consider other options, possibly for the fall 2022 elections

There will be no referendum for now for electoral area residents on a regional district bylaw for waste collection, including recycling. Photo by Mike Chouinard
BC Transit is looking to expand infrastructure in the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard

BC Transit looks to add infrastructure through Comox Valley

“Basically, there’s a transit sale on right now in terms of infrastructure.”

BC Transit is looking to expand infrastructure in the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Courtenay Fire Department put out a wildfire on Comox Logging Road Wednesday morning. Black Press file photo

Courtenay department puts out wildfire at Comox Logging Road

A couple of motorists reported seeing smoke while driving by on Highway 19

The Courtenay Fire Department put out a wildfire on Comox Logging Road Wednesday morning. Black Press file photo
Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Vancouver Island TV veteran works his 12th Olympiad in Japan this summer

Henry Irizawa has been a fixture behind the scenes for TV sports for decades

Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox TV veteran works his 12th Olympiad in Japan this summer

Henry Irizawa has been a fixture behind the scenes for TV sports for decades

Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Dr. Tom Woods and Cascadia general manager Jeff Lucas display some of the new Warehouse brew. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley doctor now bringing his Saskatchewan brews to town

Dr. Tom Woods says canning has been crucial for Warehouse beer business

Dr. Tom Woods and Cascadia general manager Jeff Lucas display some of the new Warehouse brew. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The school district might be considering boundary changes due to enrolment at some locations. File photo, Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley school district may look at boundary changes

BRIEFS: Province provides pandemic recovery plan funds for schools for fall

The school district might be considering boundary changes due to enrolment at some locations. File photo, Comox Valley Schools
Police attend the scene of an MVA on Headquarters Road Friday afternoon. Phone by Mike Chouinard

Helicopter called in to help with MVA near Courtenay

Vehicle took out power pole at a sharp turn on Headquarters Road

Police attend the scene of an MVA on Headquarters Road Friday afternoon. Phone by Mike Chouinard
Dr. Stephen Malthouse appearing on an Internet program about vaccine choice earlier this spring. Screenshot, YouTube

Anti-mRNA vaccine Denman doctor sues College of Physicians and Surgeons over free speech

Dr. Stephen Malthouse filed in civil court in June to stop the CPSBC and its Inquiries Committee

Dr. Stephen Malthouse appearing on an Internet program about vaccine choice earlier this spring. Screenshot, YouTube
UBID chair Ian Munro and CVRD Electoral Area A director Daniel Arbour mark the transition for the Union Bay community on June 30. Photo, CVRD

Union Bay board hands over ‘keys’ to Comox Valley Regional District

Regional district now responsible for services UBID had overseen for decades

UBID chair Ian Munro and CVRD Electoral Area A director Daniel Arbour mark the transition for the Union Bay community on June 30. Photo, CVRD
An Airbnb map shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca

Cumberland explores short-term rental effect on housing for residents

Council also wants to look at collecting hotel tax revenue from commercial rentals

An Airbnb map shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca
Suzanne Venuta’s last Outward Bound adventures was in the Alps. Photo supplied

Wade Davis joins Comox Valley woman on latest trek

Suzanne Venuta will be raising funds for Outward Bound youth programs this time

Suzanne Venuta’s last Outward Bound adventures was in the Alps. Photo supplied
Cumberland’s municipal properties will close for the new statutory holiday on Sept. 30. Record file photo

Cumberland council wants to see Sept. 30 as day of action, not day off

The federal government sets aside National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Cumberland’s municipal properties will close for the new statutory holiday on Sept. 30. Record file photo
Mosaic Forest Management expects to harvest in two blocks in the Langley Lake area. Photo, JET Productions

Mosaic commits to logging plans near Langley Lake

Regional district members wanted to defer harvesting to discuss watershed

Mosaic Forest Management expects to harvest in two blocks in the Langley Lake area. Photo, JET Productions
Final submissions were Monday in a case against a Comox Valley man charged with a number of offences, including attempted murder. Record file photo

Weapon is key, defence says, in attempted murder case in Courtenay

Clinton Armstrong faces other charges including unlawful confinement, assault

Final submissions were Monday in a case against a Comox Valley man charged with a number of offences, including attempted murder. Record file photo
The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland adding King George Hotel to heritage registry

Village looking to promote heritage protection, affordable housing downtown

The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo
One reviewer doubted whether any other band produced such as complex and engaging fiddle music as Fara. The group will be part of MusicFest’s Postcards from Scotland. Photo supplied

Texas tunes, Swampers and Scots on Vancouver Island MusicFest stream

This year’s online events include some international artists strumming their stuff

One reviewer doubted whether any other band produced such as complex and engaging fiddle music as Fara. The group will be part of MusicFest’s Postcards from Scotland. Photo supplied
School District 71 office. File photo

Comox Valley school district expects many activities back in fall

Superintendent does not expect students to be in cohorts in September

School District 71 office. File photo