Scott Stanfield

Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo

Global coalition calls for halt to shipbreaking in Union Bay

A global coalition that advocates for clean and safe ship recycling has…

Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo
The CVRD board of directors. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

Comox Valley Search and Rescue looks to purchase facility

Comox Valley Search and Rescue is appealing to the regional district for…

The CVRD board of directors. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
Team Richards, the U18 B.C. curling champs, are among 10 girls teams competing at the 2022 B.C. Junior (U21) Curling Championships, Jan. 25-30 at the Comox Valley Curling Club. File photo

Comox Valley Curling Club ready to host U21 championships

UPDATE: The Comox Valley Curling Club was informed Thursday evening (Jan. 13)…

Team Richards, the U18 B.C. curling champs, are among 10 girls teams competing at the 2022 B.C. Junior (U21) Curling Championships, Jan. 25-30 at the Comox Valley Curling Club. File photo
Gyrokinesis is a movement method that addresses the entire person. Photo by Ali Parker

Comox Valley resident teaches movement method called Gyrokinesis

A Comox Valley resident is teaching a movement method called Gyrokinesis that…

Gyrokinesis is a movement method that addresses the entire person. Photo by Ali Parker
St. John the Divine Anglican Church opened a Blessings Boutique, Monday in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay church opens Blessings Boutique

Following the lead of its sister parish in Comox, St. John the…

St. John the Divine Anglican Church opened a Blessings Boutique, Monday in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied

Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound want answers about shipbreaking

A group dubbed Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound (CCOBS) is pressing the…

The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied
Jan Kotyk is joined by son Asher during his 12 Hours of Stairs fundraiser at Goose Spit. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox stair climb exceeds fundraising target

Jan Kotyk watched the sun rise from the stairs at Goose Spit,…

Jan Kotyk is joined by son Asher during his 12 Hours of Stairs fundraiser at Goose Spit. Scott Stanfield photo
B.C. U18 curling champions, from left: Carley Hardie, Grace McCusker, Gracelyn Richards and Keelie Duncan. Photo supplied

Comox Valley rink wins U18 B.C. curling title

Team Richards was crowned Under-18 provincial curling champions on the weekend in…

B.C. U18 curling champions, from left: Carley Hardie, Grace McCusker, Gracelyn Richards and Keelie Duncan. Photo supplied
Comox Valley Search and Rescue members conducted simultaneous searches Jan. 1-2 in Strathcona Park. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Search and Rescue conducts simultaneous searches

After a record number of operations last year, Comox Valley Search and…

Comox Valley Search and Rescue members conducted simultaneous searches Jan. 1-2 in Strathcona Park. Photo supplied
Jan Kotyk is pictured at the Goose Spit stairs, which he will climb for 12 hours on Jan. 9. Photo supplied

Merville marathoner to climb stairs for charity

Jan Kotyk undertakes ‘12 Hours of Stairs’ Jan. 9 at Goose Spit

Jan Kotyk is pictured at the Goose Spit stairs, which he will climb for 12 hours on Jan. 9. Photo supplied
Worldwide, more than 5.4 million people have died from the coronavirus since January 2020. File photo

EDITORIAL: Get vaccinated, help flatten the curve

B.C.’s infection rate has taken off since the Omicron variant began to spread

Worldwide, more than 5.4 million people have died from the coronavirus since January 2020. File photo
Senior governments are contributing money to a water treatment project on Denman Island. File photo

Senior governments fund Denman Island water treatment project

Senior governments are contributing money to a water treatment project that will…

Senior governments are contributing money to a water treatment project on Denman Island. File photo
Robbie Thompson, pictured at the Canadian Transplant Games, has made a documentary that considers how COVID is affecting medically vulnerable people. Photo supplied

Courtenay filmmaker shows how COVID affects the medically vulnerable

Double heart-transplant survivor shares pandemic life stories of the immunocompromised

Robbie Thompson, pictured at the Canadian Transplant Games, has made a documentary that considers how COVID is affecting medically vulnerable people. Photo supplied
Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied

Courtenay freestyle skier in the mix for Olympic berth

Dillan Glennie hoping to earn one of four spots available on Beijing’s Canadian halfpipe team

Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied
The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in a close game Dec. 16 at Isfeld Secondary. Scott Stanfield photos

Comox basketball team mounts comeback to beat Courtenay rival

The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in an…

The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in a close game Dec. 16 at Isfeld Secondary. Scott Stanfield photos
Recent rainstorms and mudslides have brought up questions about water and sewer capacity in the Comox Valley. File photo

Extreme weather raises questions about Comox Valley sewer, water capacity

So far, it seems the Comox Valley has dodged a bullet as…

Recent rainstorms and mudslides have brought up questions about water and sewer capacity in the Comox Valley. File photo
BC Parks staff announce the purchase of two properties, Monday at Hornby Island. Photo supplied

$11.2 million Hornby Island deal reached to expand Tribune Bay Provincial Park

Province will take over operations of neighbouring campsite, tie it to beach

BC Parks staff announce the purchase of two properties, Monday at Hornby Island. Photo supplied
Pitcher Adam McKillican signed a free agent deal last summer with the Texas Rangers. Photo supplied

Comox Valley ball player enters professional ranks

Adam McKillican of the Comox Valley has joined the ranks of ball…

Pitcher Adam McKillican signed a free agent deal last summer with the Texas Rangers. Photo supplied
The Beaufort Watershed Stewards Hydrological Health Report Card reveals potential issues with watershed health. File photo

Study reveals potential issues with watershed health in Fanny Bay

A retired forester presented the CVRD board with some key findings from…

The Beaufort Watershed Stewards Hydrological Health Report Card reveals potential issues with watershed health. File photo
Courtenay council

Courtenay restoration project aims to return site to pre-colonial state

Project Watershed has purchased and transferred land in a bare trust agreement,…

Courtenay council