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Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

The virus has also been confirmed in Nanaimo and Delta

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

The B.C. government has confirmed that dead feral rabbits found in the…

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley
The training camp takes place every two years. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Comox Fire Rescue hosts 10th youth training camp

Thirty-six students took part in the four-day intensive program

The training camp takes place every two years. Photo by Scott Strasser.
The new hospital opened in October 2017. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Comox Valley hospital over capacity, under-staffed

178 patients admitted into the 129-bed facility in a single day; 4th floor being used to store files

The new hospital opened in October 2017. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Comox Valley RCMP issue 15 tickets in two hours

Comox Valley RCMP issue 15 tickets in two hours

The RCMP conducted an enforcement blitz on Fifth Street last Wednesday

Comox Valley RCMP issue 15 tickets in two hours
Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity

Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity

The new healthcare facility averaged a 110 per cent patient volume between October and February

Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity
Comox Valley Regional District launches new $46,000 website

Comox Valley Regional District launches new $46,000 website

The CVRD’s website has undergone its first overhaul in five years

Comox Valley Regional District launches new $46,000 website
(From left) UBID trustees Glenn Loxam, Jim Elliot, board chair Peter Jacques.

Ministry correspondence, deleted agenda items highlight continued UBID dysfunction

More conflict has surfaced between members of Union Bay’s local governing authority.…

(From left) UBID trustees Glenn Loxam, Jim Elliot, board chair Peter Jacques.
Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)

Province warning rabbit owners after confirmed cases of deadly virus

Testing confirmed feral rabbits in Nanaimo and Delta had died from rabbit hemorrhagic disease

Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)
Comox Valley United escapes relegation for second season in a row

Comox Valley United escapes relegation for second season in a row

The Reds will continue playing in Vancouver Island’s top soccer league

Comox Valley United escapes relegation for second season in a row
Mackenzie Scharf is the program coordinator for the Comox Valley chapter of the Stroke Recovery Association of B.C. Photo by Scott Strasser

Comox Valley stroke recovery organization creates new support group for survivors, caregivers

Program coordinator Mackenzie Scharf says awareness of local resources is lacking

Mackenzie Scharf is the program coordinator for the Comox Valley chapter of the Stroke Recovery Association of B.C. Photo by Scott Strasser
Royston students got a good dose of science on Monday. Photo by Scott Strasser

Royston Elementary School hosts first ever science expo

“We have lots of hands-on science experiments that the students are doing,” says school principal

Royston students got a good dose of science on Monday. Photo by Scott Strasser
Doug Donaldson prepared to defend decision to issue licence to Merville water bottle business

Doug Donaldson prepared to defend decision to issue licence to Merville water bottle business

Donaldson is the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Doug Donaldson prepared to defend decision to issue licence to Merville water bottle business
Black Press file photo.

Dead rabbits found at Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds stoke concerns about Nanaimo virus

A B.C. wildlife veterinarian says a few of the dead bunnies will be sent for diagnosis next week.

Black Press file photo.
Courtenay-Comox MLA talks water bottling business in Merville

Courtenay-Comox MLA talks water bottling business in Merville

Ronna-Rae Leonard remained neutral when asked if she opposes the proposed business

Courtenay-Comox MLA talks water bottling business in Merville
Returning stolen bicycles a time drain for Comox Valley RCMP

Returning stolen bicycles a time drain for Comox Valley RCMP

More staff time spent returning the bikes than they are worth, says RCMP inspector

Returning stolen bicycles a time drain for Comox Valley RCMP
Comox Valley MADD road sign initiative asks drivers to report impaired motorists

Comox Valley MADD road sign initiative asks drivers to report impaired motorists

The Comox Valley chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has gained…

Comox Valley MADD road sign initiative asks drivers to report impaired motorists
Some new infrastructure will be coming to Cumberland’s drinking water system. File photo.

Cumberland proceeds with upgrades to drinking water infrastructure

The Village of Cumberland is installing a new water treatment plant and reservoir

Some new infrastructure will be coming to Cumberland’s drinking water system. File photo.
Province issues Cumberland non-compliance notice for wastewater treatment issues

Province issues Cumberland non-compliance notice for wastewater treatment issues

The Ministry of Environment could potentially issue fines to Cumberland if no measures are taken

Province issues Cumberland non-compliance notice for wastewater treatment issues
Minto Road is located off the Comox Valley Parkway. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Cumberland intends to rename Minto Road to honour labour rights activist

This summer will mark the 100-year anniversary of Albert “Ginger” Goodwin’s death

Minto Road is located off the Comox Valley Parkway. Photo by Scott Strasser.