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Adopt-a-Grandparent founder Breanna Brosko is pictured with the Christmas tree adorned with tags at Jo Klassen’s Restaurant in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Adopt-a-Grandparent Comox Valley continues to roll

Breanna Brosko’s Adopt-a-Grandparent program has reached its seventh year in the Comox…

Adopt-a-Grandparent founder Breanna Brosko is pictured with the Christmas tree adorned with tags at Jo Klassen’s Restaurant in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
Nicole Havrda prepares for competition at the Indian Racing League. Photo supplied

Teen race car driver from Courtenay competes in India

Nicole Havrda, a 16-year-old race car driver from Courtenay, is competing in…

Nicole Havrda prepares for competition at the Indian Racing League. Photo supplied
The Building Christmas Dreams campaign helps families or individuals in need. File photo

Comox Valley charity brightens holiday season for families

Building Christmas Dreams campaign in sixth year

The Building Christmas Dreams campaign helps families or individuals in need. File photo
Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada

Comox Valley woman competes at second ringette world tourney

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley joined the team from the Czech…

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada
Symbolic photo of a community Substance Use Strategy for the Comox Valley. File photo

Comox Valley Substance Use Strategy moves into data analysis, recommendations

Never forget that 21 people in the Comox Valley died from toxic…

Symbolic photo of a community Substance Use Strategy for the Comox Valley. File photo
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Calls for police service drop in Courtenay

From January to September, calls for service in Courtenay dropped by 4.5…

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Living wage takes significant hike in Comox Valley

Food has become the second-highest cost in most B.C. communities

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Canada’s Jonathan Osorio, 21, celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Mexico with teammate Alphonso Davies during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at Azteca stadium in Mexico City, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Fernando Llano

Off The Page: A deep dive into the 2022 World Cup

The Comox Valley Record recently welcomed guest analyst Markus Ciastkowski for a…

Canada’s Jonathan Osorio, 21, celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Mexico with teammate Alphonso Davies during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at Azteca stadium in Mexico City, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Fernando Llano
A partially filled ferry departs for Hornby Island, leaving vehicles behind at Denman’s Gravelly Bay terminal. File photo

Hornby Islanders plead case for new ferry to address ‘pathetically inadequate’ service

2,600-plus people signed petition for improved ferry service

A partially filled ferry departs for Hornby Island, leaving vehicles behind at Denman’s Gravelly Bay terminal. File photo
The Connect Warming Centre is to be renovated for the creation of a temporary 33-bed emergency shelter. File photo

Comox Valley directors approve funds to create 33-bed shelter

The Comox Valley Regional District board has approved a $75,000 allocation from…

The Connect Warming Centre is to be renovated for the creation of a temporary 33-bed emergency shelter. File photo
File photo of Baynes Sound Connector leaving Denman Island en route to Buckley Bay.

Denman residents frustrated with winter ferry schedule

A longtime Denman Island resident says a winter ferry schedule has deprived…

File photo of Baynes Sound Connector leaving Denman Island en route to Buckley Bay.
Grant Shilling is an outreach worker at the Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society. Photo by Ali Roddam

Trio Takes: Reaching out to communities

Grant Shilling dedicated to finding solutions to societal challenges

Grant Shilling is an outreach worker at the Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society. Photo by Ali Roddam
File photo of Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns.

Courtenay-Alberni MP says ‘greedflation’ driving up costs of everything

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns criticizes the federal government for not tackling ‘greedflation’…

File photo of Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns.
Camryn Curts (20) is surrounded by teammates after scoring for TRU in the Canada West women’s soccer semi-final against Trinity Western University, Friday at UBC. Trinity won the game in overtime. Photo courtesy Bob Frid / UBC Athletics

Captain Curts rallies TRU women’s soccer team

Courtenay-raised Camryn Curts, captain of the Thompson Rivers University women’s soccer team,…

Camryn Curts (20) is surrounded by teammates after scoring for TRU in the Canada West women’s soccer semi-final against Trinity Western University, Friday at UBC. Trinity won the game in overtime. Photo courtesy Bob Frid / UBC Athletics
The Island Coastal Economic Trust service area. Image, ICET

Island Coastal Economic Trust hopes for permanent funding

Courtenay motion unanimously supported at UBCM

The Island Coastal Economic Trust service area. Image, ICET
Players and coaches in the U11-15 group of the female development program run by the Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Minor Hockey offers development program for girls

Over the past three years, a female development program run by the…

Players and coaches in the U11-15 group of the female development program run by the Comox Valley Minor Hockey Association. Photo supplied
Larry Street is the recipient of the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero Coach Award. Photo by Ali Roddam.

Comox Valley Local Hero – Coach: Larry Street

For 27 years, Larry Street has coached basketball at Vanier Secondary, where…

Larry Street is the recipient of the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero Coach Award. Photo by Ali Roddam.
Heather Ney has been named the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Community Builder. Photo by Ali Roddam.

Comox Valley Local Hero – Community Builder: Heather Ney

For 17 years, Heather Ney has worked tirelessly as executive director of…

Heather Ney has been named the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Community Builder. Photo by Ali Roddam.
Jim Palmer is the recipient of the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Environmental Leadership Award. Photo by Ali Roddam

Comox Valley Local Hero – Environmental Leadership: Jim Palmer

For years, Jim Palmer has worked to protect the local watershed, specifically…

Jim Palmer is the recipient of the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Environmental Leadership Award. Photo by Ali Roddam
Heather Ney has been named the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Hero of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam.

Comox Valley Local Hero – Hero of the Year: Heather Ney

Heather Ney’s leadership has made a huge difference in the lives of…

Heather Ney has been named the 2022 Comox Valley Local Hero - Hero of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam.