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Around 200 people showed up to the first EASC meeting on March 5 where the business proposal was presented. Photo by Scott Strasser.

CVRD to vote on rezoning application for Merville water bottling proposal

Regional District staff are recommending directors deny the application

Around 200 people showed up to the first EASC meeting on March 5 where the business proposal was presented. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.

B.C. model in running to appear on Maxim cover

Stephanie Mitchell of Courtenay is leading a contest to appear on Maxim’s cover in an upcoming issue

Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.
Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.

G.P. Vanier graduate gunning to appear on Maxim cover

Stephanie Mitchell of Courtenay is leading a contest to appear on Maxim’s cover in an upcoming issue

Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.
A Royston Elementary student and a parent volunteer work together to clean up litter from Royston’s shoreline on Thursday. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Comox Valley schools participate in nation-wide beach cleanup program

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is getting some helping hands from the…

A Royston Elementary student and a parent volunteer work together to clean up litter from Royston’s shoreline on Thursday. Photo by Scott Strasser.
File photo.

Cumberland council approves names for alleyway sign project

Cumberland council briefs from May 11

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Let’s talk poop: CVRD seeking public input on future of sewer services

Let’s talk poop: CVRD seeking public input on future of sewer services

The RD is looking for six Courtenay, Comox and Area B residents to join new oversight committee

Let’s talk poop: CVRD seeking public input on future of sewer services
Photo courtesy Historica Canada.

Former Comox-Strathcona politician, gay rights activist featured in new Heritage Minute

Jim Egan, who lived in Courtenay in his later years, was a strong advocate for the LGTBQ2 community

Photo courtesy Historica Canada.
An overhead view of where the filming would take place. Courtesy Google Maps.

Scenes for Sonic the Hedgehog movie set to be filmed on Highway 19 next fall

Central Vancouver Islanders who drive up and down the Inland Island Highway…

An overhead view of where the filming would take place. Courtesy Google Maps.
A graph breaking down the service calls received by the Comox Valley RCMP between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

Comox Valley RCMP see 12 per cent increase in service calls compared to last year

The detachment received more than 19,000 calls for service in the last year

A graph breaking down the service calls received by the Comox Valley RCMP between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.
Courtenay-Comox MLA co-spearheading new rental housing task force

Courtenay-Comox MLA co-spearheading new rental housing task force

The task force has begun its public feedback tour of B.C. this month

Courtenay-Comox MLA co-spearheading new rental housing task force
White Spot celebrates 90th birthday with retro menu, commemorative coins

White Spot celebrates 90th birthday with retro menu, commemorative coins

Canada’s longest-running restaurant chain turns 90 years old this week. White Spot,…

White Spot celebrates 90th birthday with retro menu, commemorative coins
Photo by View Royal Mayor David Screech/Twitter

Three Comox Valley firefighters involved in violent rollover on Highway 1

An undetermined medical emergency of the driver was the cause of the accident

Photo by View Royal Mayor David Screech/Twitter
Regional hospital district approves debt financing plan for North Island Hospital project

Regional hospital district approves debt financing plan for North Island Hospital project

The board approved entering into a maximum 10-year debenture in the amount of $89 million

Regional hospital district approves debt financing plan for North Island Hospital project
Ian Martinovsky, left, and Bennett Schnabel, right. Photo by Scott Strasser

Isfeld exchange student from Germany beats former U.S. chess champion

Sixteen-year-old Bennett Schnabel has made quite an impact on a Comox chess club

Ian Martinovsky, left, and Bennett Schnabel, right. Photo by Scott Strasser
John Robinson, left, answers students’ questions about the western screech owl at Huband Park Elementary on Wednesday. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Comox Valley students learn about the endangered western screech owl

Dozens of students at two Comox Valley elementary schools left class this…

John Robinson, left, answers students’ questions about the western screech owl at Huband Park Elementary on Wednesday. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay

Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay

Assailant, still at large, described as 5’7 Caucasian male with blue eyes and dirty blond hair

Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay
Comox Valley woman recounts assault on Rotary Trail

Comox Valley woman recounts assault on Rotary Trail

Assailant, still at large, described as 5’7 Caucasian male with blue eyes and dirty blond hair

Comox Valley woman recounts assault on Rotary Trail
The bears were sent to Rio Negro in Honduras. Photo supplied.

Mark R. Isfeld students knit for a cause

Lisa Gordon’s home economics students have been knitting “Izzy Bears” for a dozen years

The bears were sent to Rio Negro in Honduras. Photo supplied.
Comox Valley brothers sail to victory at 2018 BMW Lasqueti Island Regatta

Comox Valley brothers sail to victory at 2018 BMW Lasqueti Island Regatta

Stuart and Andy Robinson of Comox set a new course record at the yearly sailing race in Nanoose Bay

Comox Valley brothers sail to victory at 2018 BMW Lasqueti Island Regatta
A breakdown of complaints about the Comox Valley hospital submitted to Island Health

A breakdown of complaints about the Comox Valley hospital submitted to Island Health

FOI request shows 38 complaints to Island Health in the facility’s first 6.5 months of operation

A breakdown of complaints about the Comox Valley hospital submitted to Island Health