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Wounded Warrior Run BC makes it to the Comox Valley

Wounded Warrior Run BC makes it to the Comox Valley

Day four of the annual fundraiser saw the team stop in Courtenay and Comox

Wounded Warrior Run BC makes it to the Comox Valley
Forbidden Brewing Company granted temporary relief from forfeiture

Forbidden Brewing Company granted temporary relief from forfeiture

Two weeks after being issued termination notices, the Forbidden Brewing Company (FBC)…

Forbidden Brewing Company granted temporary relief from forfeiture
CVRD still advocating for high-speed internet in rural communities

CVRD still advocating for high-speed internet in rural communities

The Comox Valley Regional District is still trying to provide better high-speed…

CVRD still advocating for high-speed internet in rural communities
Service reductions at the CVRD’s aquatic centre and sports centre will not occur in 2018. File photo.

2017 surplus will cushion CVRD recreation facilities from operational challenges

The recreation department discovered a $488,000 surplus carry-over from its 2017 financials

Service reductions at the CVRD’s aquatic centre and sports centre will not occur in 2018. File photo.
CVRD to decide on opening meetings with recognition of Indigenous territory

CVRD to decide on opening meetings with recognition of Indigenous territory

The board of directors will vote on the recommendation on Feb. 27

CVRD to decide on opening meetings with recognition of Indigenous territory
City of Courtenay to cut down at-risk tree in Lewis Park

City of Courtenay to cut down at-risk tree in Lewis Park

Due to its potential risk to public health and property, a large…

City of Courtenay to cut down at-risk tree in Lewis Park
RCMP inspector Tim Walton. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Comox Valley RCMP calls for staffing increase for Courtenay

Inspector Tim Walton presented to Courtenay council on Feb. 19

RCMP inspector Tim Walton. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Courtenay mayor Larry Jangula introduced the resolution. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Courtenay council votes down tax freeze, core services review

A resolution to freeze the City’s taxes this year at 2017 levels failed in a 5-2 vote

Courtenay mayor Larry Jangula introduced the resolution. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Cumberland residents bring air quality concerns to council

Cumberland residents bring air quality concerns to council

Two items on the Feb. 13 council meeting agenda highlighted the village’s air quality issues

Cumberland residents bring air quality concerns to council
An aerial view of Langley Lake from 2013. Photo courtesy JET Productions.

Logging near Langley Lake postponed until 2019, according to UBID

UBID says it has received a verbal agreement from Island Timberlands to temporarily put off activity

An aerial view of Langley Lake from 2013. Photo courtesy JET Productions.
Candice Rawson (bottom, middle) with one of her previous cheerleading clubs. Photo supplied.

New cheerleading gym opens in the Comox Valley

All-star cheerleading is back in the Comox Valley. A new Valley-based cheerleading…

Candice Rawson (bottom, middle) with one of her previous cheerleading clubs. Photo supplied.
North Island College hosts annual high school open house

North Island College hosts annual high school open house

About 1,200 grade 11 students from across North Vancouver Island came to Courtenay for the event

North Island College hosts annual high school open house
Comox Valley students participate in annual spelling bee

Comox Valley students participate in annual spelling bee

School District 71’s fifth annual spelling bee took place at Brooklyn Elementary on Tuesday

Comox Valley students participate in annual spelling bee
Cumberland council cancels Trilogy committee of the whole meeting
Cumberland council cancels Trilogy committee of the whole meeting
Photo by Sam Patterson.

Comox Valley United still with a chance to remain in division one next season

Despite finishing in the relegation zone, CVU could play in a “challenge game” to remain in Div. 1

Photo by Sam Patterson.
Forbidden Brewing Company evicted over bitter lease dispute

Forbidden Brewing Company evicted over bitter lease dispute

The Westerly Hotel issued the nano-brewery with a “notice to terminate” on Feb. 8

Forbidden Brewing Company evicted over bitter lease dispute
Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines rules of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. File photo supplied by the CVPA.

Outdoor pickleball facility in Comox should be coming soon

Pending approval by the school board, six designated pickleball courts should be built this spring

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines rules of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. File photo supplied by the CVPA.
Comox Valley Food Bank to offer evening hours on trial basis

Comox Valley Food Bank to offer evening hours on trial basis

In order to accommodate patrons who cannot visit during current hours, some…

Comox Valley Food Bank to offer evening hours on trial basis
Service cuts, increased fees for recreational facilities under discussion

Service cuts, increased fees for recreational facilities under discussion

The CVRD’s Sports Centre Commission will vote on potential recreational service cuts on Feb. 20.

Service cuts, increased fees for recreational facilities under discussion
BC Transit is proposing a UPass for college students in the Comox Valley. File photo.

Mandatory discounted transit pass proposed for Comox Valley college students

The UPass would give students a considerable discount — but not all students seem thrilled about it

BC Transit is proposing a UPass for college students in the Comox Valley. File photo.