Scott Strasser

Special Olympics 3-on-3 basketball tourney comes to Courtenay

Diverse-needs students from five Vancouver Island schools competed

Extreme archery coming to Courtenay, Campbell River

A new archery tag business will launch next month

BC Non-Profit Housing Association brings affordable housing symposium to Courtenay

The B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) held a regional education networking and…

Opposition continues against Merville water bottling proposal

A new community group has formed called the Merville Water Guardians

Cumberland approves plan for sewage treatment upgrades

The Village will apply for grant funding for the upgrades later this year

‘Executive meetings’ spark further division among Union Bay Improvement District

A UBID trustee is calling out her colleagues for barring the public from attending certain meetings

Homeless encampments shine light on affordable housing issues in the Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness believes more than 10 such sites exist in the region

Tsunami Preparedness Week highlights education, preparation — even on the east coast

It’s officially Tsunami Preparedness Week in B.C. From April 9–15, governments and…

Debate continues on Waste-to-Energy technology in Comox Valley, Campbell River

The decision whether or not to implement Waste-to-Energy technologies in the Comox…

Plenty more waste in Comox Valley and Campbell River landfills could be diverted – audit

AET Group conducted a regional waste composition audit last fall

Central Vancouver hospital laundry facility joins Island Health

The society provides laundry services to 23 facilities on Central Vancouver Island

Courtenay Burger King closed ‘permanently’

No reasons have been cited by management for the closure

Comox Valley Regional District passes 2018 budget

The $121.1-million budget reflects several infrastructure projects underway in the Comox Valley

Comox Rotarians, Isfeld students head to Honduras

Two members of the Rotary Club of Comox and two students from…

Alcohol consumption, hospitalization on the rise in the Comox Valley

Hospitalization as a result of alcohol use in the Valley has increased nearly 20 per cent since 2002

Alcohol consumption on the rise on Vancouver Island

The increase has led to more hospitalizations as a result of alcohol consumption

Outreach worker pitches supportive housing concept in Cumberland

Grant Shilling presented the idea to the Island Health board of directors last week

Two water mains burst in Courtenay on Good Friday

City crews say the incidents are unrelated

Seniors advocacy group criticizes seniors’ treatment at new Comox Valley hospital

The Comox Valley Elders Take Action presented at Island Health’s board meeting in Courtenay, March 29

Guerrilla Food Company closes frozen food outlet to focus on new ventures

The high-end frozen food outlet on Fifth Street will shut its doors in two weeks