Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley (in white) opened the preseason tournament by hosting Powell River. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Marinus wins Golden Boot for Comox Valley at tuneup tourney

CV United men hosted four other teams, with Vic West finishing on top

Comox Valley (in white) opened the preseason tournament by hosting Powell River. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Sandy Watt and Rod Morgan monitor the HVAC system. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Summer means empty rooms — and lots of work for Comox Valley Schools

The off months often provide best time for maintenance staff to get the job done

Sandy Watt and Rod Morgan monitor the HVAC system. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Comox Youth Climate Council event was, in part, to draw attention to the fatal consequences of climate change, particularly during this summer’s extreme heat. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Youth Climate members march through Comox

Part of message includes drawing attention climate change’s fatal consequences

The Comox Youth Climate Council event was, in part, to draw attention to the fatal consequences of climate change, particularly during this summer’s extreme heat. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Habitat for Humanity will build 12 new homes on Piercy Avenue. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Habitat breaks ground for new townhomes in Courtenay

Piercy Avenue project will provide homes for a dozen Comox Valley families

Habitat for Humanity will build 12 new homes on Piercy Avenue. Photo by Mike Chouinard
After the school board endorsed a national coalition for healthy food in schools, local governments including the Comox Valley Regional District are now giving support. Screenshot, Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley Regional District tackles food security

“I think we do have other resources that we could put on the table.”

After the school board endorsed a national coalition for healthy food in schools, local governments including the Comox Valley Regional District are now giving support. Screenshot, Comox Valley Schools
AVI’s youth outreach educator Christina Armstrong will be going over how to use a Naloxone kit during the workshop. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland, AVI hold workshop for youth on overdoses, Naloxone

UPDATE: Other event held Aug. 31 in conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day

AVI’s youth outreach educator Christina Armstrong will be going over how to use a Naloxone kit during the workshop. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A perspective view at outdoor patio space along Dunsmuir Avenue. Image, Village of Cumberland staff report

Cumberland Hotel could be replaced by new mixed-used building

Proponents asking for development variance, heritage alteration permits

A perspective view at outdoor patio space along Dunsmuir Avenue. Image, Village of Cumberland staff report
Courtenay Fire Department responds to an overnight fire in Royston. Photo submitted

Royston home damaged by early morning fire

Four occupants got out safely but are displaced because of the incident

Courtenay Fire Department responds to an overnight fire in Royston. Photo submitted
Cumberland is looking at a watershed protection zone for Comox Lake. Record file photo

Cumberland looks at OCP, zoning changes for cabins

Village plans to create watershed zone for Comox Lake as part of process

Cumberland is looking at a watershed protection zone for Comox Lake. Record file photo
Clifford Overton shows his wounds following a recent dog attack. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Elderly Comox man recovering from dog attack

The town has investigated and deemed the animal to be a ‘vicious’ dog

Clifford Overton shows his wounds following a recent dog attack. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The regional district has now adopted bylaws to take over services from the Union Bay Improvement District. Record file photo

Comox Valley Regional District passes Union Bay services bylaws

Region takes over community’s water, fire protection and streetlight services

The regional district has now adopted bylaws to take over services from the Union Bay Improvement District. Record file photo
Cumberland Fire Department has had a busy summer so far. Record file photo

Cumberland Fire Department busy with bush fires and more

The department received 40 calls during last month, including first response requests

Cumberland Fire Department has had a busy summer so far. Record file photo
Cumberland council again has questions about the latest changes for Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo

Cumberland denies Fan House covenant changes for now

Developer not offering enough in exchange for revised agreement, says council

Cumberland council again has questions about the latest changes for Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo
Paramedics load the patient onto an air ambulance near the KFN hall on Comox Road. Photo by Mike Chouinard

One person airlifted from Comox accident scene

UPDATED: Police do not consider drugs or alcohol to be factor

Paramedics load the patient onto an air ambulance near the KFN hall on Comox Road. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Graeme Johnston of Denman Island has been very ill after exposure to bacteria more typically found in tropical waters. Photo supplied

Denman Island man battles infection from rare bacteria

Graeme Johnston was likely exposed in ocean after suffering leg wound, says wife

Graeme Johnston of Denman Island has been very ill after exposure to bacteria more typically found in tropical waters. Photo supplied
An EV station in Courternay. CVRD Area A director Daniel Arbour is hoping the region can give a boost to new rather than old fuels. Record file photo

Comox Valley Regional District director wants limits on gas stations

Daniel Arbour wants region to give new vehicle fuels edge over petroleum

An EV station in Courternay. CVRD Area A director Daniel Arbour is hoping the region can give a boost to new rather than old fuels. Record file photo
Friends and neighbours planted a commemorative maple tree to wish Marion Jones a happy 100th birthday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay’s Marion Jones marks 100th birthday milestone

Friends, neighbours plant a commemorative maple tree to wish her happy birthday

Friends and neighbours planted a commemorative maple tree to wish Marion Jones a happy 100th birthday. Photo by Mike Chouinard
In court on Friday, Clinton G. Armstrong was found not guilty of attempted murder but guilty of a number of other charges. Record file photo

Courtenay man who slashed confined wife with box-cutter not guilty of attempted murder

Clinton G. Armstrong convicted of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon in Courtenay courtroom

In court on Friday, Clinton G. Armstrong was found not guilty of attempted murder but guilty of a number of other charges. Record file photo
Internet service on Denman Island and Hornby Island is improving because of new provincial government funding. File photo

Province funds internet upgrades for Hornby, Denman

Comox Valley Regional District needs to go to referendum to cover its share

Internet service on Denman Island and Hornby Island is improving because of new provincial government funding. File photo
Cumberland is considering ways to cover sani-dump costs as well as looking for a potential new location. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland looks at ways to cover recreation amenity costs

Staff will explore sponsorship options as well as a new site for sani-dump

Cumberland is considering ways to cover sani-dump costs as well as looking for a potential new location. Photo by Mike Chouinard