Scott Strasser

As a learning opportunity this year, Ten Club participants went through a market research and branding ‘excercize’ to name their own club. They are pictured here on an outing to the the Wachiay Friendship center after screen-printing their new logo on a set of matching shirts. Photo supplied.

Young Comox Valley entrepreneurs to pitch business ideas in annual Teen Tycoon Challenge

The annual business-pitch challenge is for participants of the Teen Entrepreneur Network

As a learning opportunity this year, Ten Club participants went through a market research and branding ‘excercize’ to name their own club. They are pictured here on an outing to the the Wachiay Friendship center after screen-printing their new logo on a set of matching shirts. Photo supplied.
CVRD launches new online engagement tool

CVRD launches new online engagement tool

The Comox Valley Regional District is looking for new ways to connect…

CVRD launches new online engagement tool
Photo by Scott Strasser

Suspected biter of Comox Valley cab driver’s finger appears in court

Peter Valdal was charged with aggravated assault on April 28

Photo by Scott Strasser
Cab driver finger-biter makes first court appearance

Cab driver finger-biter makes first court appearance

(Updated on May 31) The man charged with biting off the tip…

Cab driver finger-biter makes first court appearance
BC Protection Services established its Vancouver Island branch in Courtenay. Photo supplied.

Three new businesses to consider in the Comox Valley this summer

A profile of three businesses that are — or will soon be — available to Valley residents

BC Protection Services established its Vancouver Island branch in Courtenay. Photo supplied.
Police had a block of Panorama Crescent cordoned off while the investigation was underway on Saturday. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Courtenay mayor critical of RCMP response to ‘problem houses’

Larry Jangula believes more could be done about houses like the one on Panorama Crescent

Police had a block of Panorama Crescent cordoned off while the investigation was underway on Saturday. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Cumberland Lake Park facility renovations nearing completion

Cumberland Lake Park facility renovations nearing completion

Village of Cumberland CAO says renovations should be complete before Miners Memorial Weekend

Cumberland Lake Park facility renovations nearing completion
Team Chance members beam after winning the improv challenge area. Photo submitted.

G.P. Vanier students top of the world in Destination Imagination improv category

Team Chance is the first Canadian team to win a Destination Imagination challenge area

Team Chance members beam after winning the improv challenge area. Photo submitted.
Chopped Canada champion joins ranks at Waverley hotel as executive chef

Chopped Canada champion joins ranks at Waverley hotel as executive chef

Ryan Gark joined the Cumberland-based hotel three weeks ago

Chopped Canada champion joins ranks at Waverley hotel as executive chef
Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Coffee run turns into fire rescue for pair of men

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay
Passersby help rescue occupants of home as house fire breaks out in Courtenay

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as house fire breaks out in Courtenay

Coffee run turns into fire rescue for pair of men

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as house fire breaks out in Courtenay
RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay

RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay

Comox Valley RCMP officers are investigating after gunshots rang out in Courtenay…

RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay
RCMP officers investigate the car that was shot, with a shovel handle lying in the foreground. Photo by Scott Strasser.

UPDATE: Gunshots fired in East Courtenay on Friday night

Comox Valley RCMP officers are investigating after gunshots rang out in East…

RCMP officers investigate the car that was shot, with a shovel handle lying in the foreground. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Comox Valley baseball player Thomas Green commits to Cuesta College

Comox Valley baseball player Thomas Green commits to Cuesta College

18-year-old shortstop following in older cousin Taylor’s footsteps

Comox Valley baseball player Thomas Green commits to Cuesta College
Comox Valley students show off their programming skills at Lake Trail coding quest arcade

Comox Valley students show off their programming skills at Lake Trail coding quest arcade

Roughly 80 students from three Comox Valley schools were at Lake Trail…

Comox Valley students show off their programming skills at Lake Trail coding quest arcade
New look and name for Comox Valley school district

New look and name for Comox Valley school district

The Comox Valley school district is sporting a fresh look after the…

New look and name for Comox Valley school district
The Comox Valley school district board meets the third Thursday of every month during the school year. Photo by Scott Strasser

Comox Valley schools project student enrolment increase

Council briefs: School district board meeting, May 22

The Comox Valley school district board meets the third Thursday of every month during the school year. Photo by Scott Strasser
Timmermans (right) in action against the Carihi Tyhees earlier this year. Photo by Peggy Street.

Vanier basketball star earns scholarship with University of Saskatchewan Huskies

Levi Timmermans was the Towhees’ leading scorer and MVP this season, as well as an Island all-star

Timmermans (right) in action against the Carihi Tyhees earlier this year. Photo by Peggy Street.
Monster trucks bring the noise at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway (video)

Monster trucks bring the noise at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway (video)

Thousands of racing fans were in Black Creek on Saturday and Sunday…

Monster trucks bring the noise at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway (video)
Compass Adventure’s two Diam24 high-performance yachts. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Compass Adventure sails into tourism market

The Comox-based sailing school is offering two-hour guided tours for sailing newbies

Compass Adventure’s two Diam24 high-performance yachts. Photo by Scott Strasser.