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Christian Nielsan was diagnosed with  a faulty aortic heart valve at 38 during a routine check up.

An oh-so-easy challenge built for Heart Month: Listen to Your Heart

February is about more than flowers + chocolates – a routine check up could save your life

  • Feb 6, 2023
Christian Nielsan was diagnosed with  a faulty aortic heart valve at 38 during a routine check up.
Sweet SantaFe, the duo of Christine Baxter and Michel Rivero, play the Little Red Church for the Georgia Straight Jazz Society on Thursday, Feb. 9. Photo by Janice Hayward

Sweet SantaFe to play for jazz club in Comox

There are many new strains of music emanating from the Little Red…

  • Feb 6, 2023
Sweet SantaFe, the duo of Christine Baxter and Michel Rivero, play the Little Red Church for the Georgia Straight Jazz Society on Thursday, Feb. 9. Photo by Janice Hayward
The Victoria Shamrocks’ eight 2023 draft picks were all from Vancouver Island teams. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks select 7 local players in 2023 junior player draft

The Victoria Shamrocks drafted Arthur Miller with the second-overall pick

  • Feb 5, 2023
The Victoria Shamrocks’ eight 2023 draft picks were all from Vancouver Island teams. (Black Press Media file photo)
In December of 2014, the Courtenay River flooded its banks and spilled into Lewis Park. The city declared a state of emergency. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District among 49 recipients of provincial funding to mitigate disaster risks

The Comox Valley Regional District is one of 49 First Nations and…

  • Feb 3, 2023
In December of 2014, the Courtenay River flooded its banks and spilled into Lewis Park. The city declared a state of emergency. File photo
The 2022 National Retriever Championship winner, NFTCH-AFTCH Baypoint Thanksgiving Dream ‘Cooper’ QFTR-JFTR, owned and handled by Bernard Landry. Photo supplied

Comox Valley to host National Retriever Championship

The 2023 National Retriever Championship is coming to the Comox Valley this…

  • Feb 3, 2023
The 2022 National Retriever Championship winner, NFTCH-AFTCH Baypoint Thanksgiving Dream ‘Cooper’ QFTR-JFTR, owned and handled by Bernard Landry. Photo supplied

Linda Magnuson (nee MacLeod)

In Loving Memory of our dear Linda Magnuson (nee MacLeod) August 14th,…

  • Feb 3, 2023
The BC SPCA is holding a 2024 Calendar Contest. Your pet could be famous! Photo by Erica Farrell

SPCA’s Pet Calendar Contest now accepting entries

Everyone thinks their pet is the cutest. Here’s a chance to prove…

  • Feb 2, 2023
The BC SPCA is holding a 2024 Calendar Contest. Your pet could be famous! Photo by Erica Farrell
Liam Mackenzie was named to Canada’s 23-player squad for a men’s Under-17 pre-tournament camp in Guatemala in the buildup to the U17 World Cup. Photo courtesy Vancouver Whitecaps

Canada Soccer names Comox player to men’s U-17 team

On Tuesday, Canada Soccer named Comox midfielder Liam Mackenzie, 15, to the…

  • Feb 2, 2023
Liam Mackenzie was named to Canada’s 23-player squad for a men’s Under-17 pre-tournament camp in Guatemala in the buildup to the U17 World Cup. Photo courtesy Vancouver Whitecaps
Killer whales often come and visit Neroutsos Inlet near Port Alice. (Regan Hickling photo)

Eyewitnesses report rare killer whale attack on a humpback off B.C. coast

Researcher: about 60 whale-on-whale interactions on record, none resulting in a confirmed death

  • Feb 2, 2023
Killer whales often come and visit Neroutsos Inlet near Port Alice. (Regan Hickling photo)
Andrea Jin will be performing her stand-up routine at the Sid Williams Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 18. Photo supplied

Laugh it up with Andrea Jin at the Sid Williams Theatre

Stand-up comedienne brings her show to Courtenay

  • Feb 2, 2023
Andrea Jin will be performing her stand-up routine at the Sid Williams Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 18. Photo supplied

Alma Therese Marie Beaudry

In Loving Memory ~ It is with heavy hearts that we announce…

  • Feb 2, 2023
(Pixabay.com)

OPINION: High income taxes make B.C. less attractive and productive

Horgan government increased B.C.’s top personal income tax rate from 14.7 per cent to 20.5 per cent

  • Feb 1, 2023
(Pixabay.com)
A bone in the office of Victoria Arbour at the Royal B.C. Museum. (Ella Matte, Black Press Media)

$8.4M ‘Sue the T. rex’ skeleton invades Royal B.C. Museum in pending new dino exhibit

Exhibit on its way later this year will focus on dinosaur discoveries from around the province

  • Feb 1, 2023
A bone in the office of Victoria Arbour at the Royal B.C. Museum. (Ella Matte, Black Press Media)
Letter to the editor.

LETTER – There is nothing to fear from cell towers

Dear editor, I read with a sinking and disheartening sense of dismay…

  • Feb 1, 2023
Letter to the editor.
Nanaimo's Teighan Couch plays a special Sunday concert for the Georgia Straight Jazz Society on Feb. 26. via Facebook

Teighan Couch Quartet coming to Comox

By Malcolm Holt Special to the Record This is the week when…

  • Feb 1, 2023
Nanaimo's Teighan Couch plays a special Sunday concert for the Georgia Straight Jazz Society on Feb. 26. via Facebook
De Pieri Clinic - Lia Crowe photograph

The art of cosmetic medicine

The De Pieri Clinic helps clients maintain a youthful appearance amid a vibrant culture of healthy living

  • Feb 1, 2023
De Pieri Clinic - Lia Crowe photograph
Country blues guitarist David Essig brings his talents to the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay on Feb. 3. (davidessig.com)

David Essig to play the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay

David Essig is something of a Renaissance man. This guitarist, mandolinist, kayagum…

  • Feb 1, 2023
Country blues guitarist David Essig brings his talents to the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay on Feb. 3. (davidessig.com)
The next Comox Paddlers Club meeting is Thursday, Feb, 2. File Photo

Next Comox Paddlers Club meeting discusses safety, emergency survival

The Comox Paddlers Club invites fellow paddlers to attend the next meeting…

  • Feb 1, 2023
The next Comox Paddlers Club meeting is Thursday, Feb, 2. File Photo
The Genesis GV60 uses the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6, although the GV60 is shorter than both. PHOTO: GENESIS

The Auto Sleuth: EVs from Hyundai, Honda + Volvo; A longer Defender from Land Rover

Welcome to the Sleuth, a look at the hot-of-the-press news from the…

  • Jan 31, 2023
The Genesis GV60 uses the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6, although the GV60 is shorter than both. PHOTO: GENESIS
Charlie Yule of Comox was among the locals competing at the Teck U14 Zone Series Race, Jan. 21 and 22 at Mount Washington. Photo supplied

Mt. Washington Ski Club hosts U14 zone race

Mount Washington welcomed 120 athletes from the coast zone — including Whistler,…

  • Jan 31, 2023
Charlie Yule of Comox was among the locals competing at the Teck U14 Zone Series Race, Jan. 21 and 22 at Mount Washington. Photo supplied
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