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A 20-year old woman has died after a collision on Denman Island on July 22. File photo

Fatal collision on Denman Island

A 20-year old woman has died after a collision on Denman Island on July 22

  • Jul 23, 2021
A 20-year old woman has died after a collision on Denman Island on July 22. File photo
Hummer had already announced an electric pickup and now there’s a utility vehicle in the works for spring of 2023. PHOTO: GENERAL MOTORS

The Auto Sleuth: Electric options for Kia + Hummer, Outback gets a boost, and more

Hot-off-the-press news from the auto world

  • Jul 23, 2021
Hummer had already announced an electric pickup and now there’s a utility vehicle in the works for spring of 2023. PHOTO: GENERAL MOTORS
Woofy's Impress TV Episode 173 - The Honest Kitchen

This pet food’s too good to be called kibble. Honest!

Pet food so good even people could eat it? Meet Honest Kitchen,…

  • Jul 23, 2021
Woofy's Impress TV Episode 173 - The Honest Kitchen

Andrew Pendergast

Celebration of Life for Andrew Pendergast. July 17, 1951 ~ July 1,…

  • Jul 23, 2021

Eric James Mikkelson

In Loving Memory of Eric James Mikkelson February 14, 1950 - July…

  • Jul 23, 2021
The 2021 Lexus NX 300h’S 2.5-litre gasoline engine is assisted by two electric motors. A third motor drives the rear wheels. Output is 194 horsepower, while the non-hybrid 300 is rated at 235 horsepower. PHOTO: LEXUS

2021 Lexus NX 300h: Crisp fashion-show styling, economical operation and affordable price

This compact utility vehicle sports style, technology and fuel-efficiency

  • Jul 22, 2021
The 2021 Lexus NX 300h’S 2.5-litre gasoline engine is assisted by two electric motors. A third motor drives the rear wheels. Output is 194 horsepower, while the non-hybrid 300 is rated at 235 horsepower. PHOTO: LEXUS
Volunteers Elsien and Mike outside the Comox Valley Airport. Photo submitted

Volunteer ambassadors return to YQQ

The YQQ Ambassadors will be on-site daily, sending off and meeting select flights

  • Jul 22, 2021
Volunteers Elsien and Mike outside the Comox Valley Airport. Photo submitted
Higher sales of cannabis helped Canadian farmers come out in the green. (Black Press Media File)

LETTER – Disaster narrowly averted as puppy ingests cannabis in Comox

Dear editor, Last week on a beautiful day, a friend and dog…

  • Jul 22, 2021
Higher sales of cannabis helped Canadian farmers come out in the green. (Black Press Media File)
The candy-resembling package of TCH gummies consumed by five children during a barbeque in Greater Victoria on July 16. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

5 young children sent to Victoria hospital after accidentally eating cannabis gummies

Victoria police remind those who use cannabis edibles to store them well away from children

  • Jul 21, 2021
The candy-resembling package of TCH gummies consumed by five children during a barbeque in Greater Victoria on July 16. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Police Department)
Oliver Daemen, from left, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space tourism company Blue Origin, Wally Funk and Bezos' brother Mark pose for photos in front of the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket, left rear, after their launch from the spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Jeff Bezos’s comments on workers after spaceflight draws rebuke

After he thanked Amazon employees, customers ‘because you guys paid for all this,’ he stirred up social media backlash

  • Jul 21, 2021
Oliver Daemen, from left, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space tourism company Blue Origin, Wally Funk and Bezos' brother Mark pose for photos in front of the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket, left rear, after their launch from the spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Willie Thomson is seen here, working on the family’s sailboat engine. Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences. Photo supplied.

BOATING WITH BARB – Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences

Barb Thomson Special to The Record You’ve tried everything you can think…

  • Jul 21, 2021
Willie Thomson is seen here, working on the family’s sailboat engine. Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences. Photo supplied.
The Glacier Grannies have been busy making crafts for an upcoming fundraiser. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Glacier Grannies holding fundraising driveway sale

The Glacier Grannies have been busy making crafts, and now it’s time…

  • Jul 21, 2021
The Glacier Grannies have been busy making crafts for an upcoming fundraiser. Photo supplied
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – A garbage collection alternative for Comox Valley Regional District to consider

Dear editor, I noticed that the CVRD’s proposal for garbage pickup was…

  • Jul 21, 2021
Letters to the editor.
Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)

LETTER – B.C. wildfires are a result of the mismanagement of forests

Dear editor, Forest fires are raging in BC. It’s a common occurrence,…

  • Jul 21, 2021
Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Comox Valley Regional District directors should resign in light of AAP response

Dear editor, Re: AAP results for bylaws 648, 649. 650. That is…

  • Jul 21, 2021
Letters to the editor.
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LETTER – Congratulations to all those who took the time to oppose the rural roadside trash collection AAP

Dear editor, I applaud rural residents from all rural CVRD areas A,…

  • Jul 21, 2021
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A Comox Valley Schools trades student works closely with a Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School shop teacher. Workplace experience within the school district and throughout the local business community has enabled youth to gain a broader experience with hands-on learning opportunities. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley business community supports trades students

Comox Valley Schools commends local business owners and staff for being an…

  • Jul 20, 2021
A Comox Valley Schools trades student works closely with a Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School shop teacher. Workplace experience within the school district and throughout the local business community has enabled youth to gain a broader experience with hands-on learning opportunities. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools
A fallen camp stove was to blame for a small fire that ignited near Kamloops. RCMP said a man was arrested and charged under the Wildfire Act. (FreePhotos/Pixabay)

B.C. man charged after camp stove causes fire near Kamloops

Investigators found camp stove had fallen from a post onto grass

  • Jul 20, 2021
A fallen camp stove was to blame for a small fire that ignited near Kamloops. RCMP said a man was arrested and charged under the Wildfire Act. (FreePhotos/Pixabay)
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)

Jeremy’s Roubaix ends sporting drought in B.C. community

The event attracts some of the province’s premiere UCI / Cycling BC licensed athletes

  • Jul 20, 2021
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)
Leslie Cox’s cucurbit harvest: the round object is a ‘Ronde de Nice’ zucchini, darker fruits are the ‘Mercury’ cucumbers with one odd-ball shaped one. The lighter green ones in the top right of the basket are the ‘Early Russian’ cucumbers. Photo by Leslie Cox

DUCHESS OF DIRT: Everything is coming up cucurbits in the Cox garden

LESLIE COX Special to The Record Everything is coming up cucurbits, especially…

  • Jul 19, 2021
Leslie Cox’s cucurbit harvest: the round object is a ‘Ronde de Nice’ zucchini, darker fruits are the ‘Mercury’ cucumbers with one odd-ball shaped one. The lighter green ones in the top right of the basket are the ‘Early Russian’ cucumbers. Photo by Leslie Cox