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LETTER – It’s now lawful to carry around enough fentanyl to kill 2,500 people

Dear editor, I am a recovered drug addict, gratefully. I received a…

  • Jan 31, 2023
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8th man Joe Barker executes a pick-and-go Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. Photo Viktor Davare

Strong start to spring rugby season for Comox Valley

From the hospital bed to the rugby pitch: The story of James Dubois

  • Jan 31, 2023
8th man Joe Barker executes a pick-and-go Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. Photo Viktor Davare
Mexican and Guatemalan workers pick strawberries at the Faucher strawberry farm, Tuesday, August 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Long delays and rising cases deny B.C. workers justice, say critics

Some workers waiting months or years for decisions to be made

  • Jan 31, 2023
Mexican and Guatemalan workers pick strawberries at the Faucher strawberry farm, Tuesday, August 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Tom Munro of the Comox Valley Road Runners finishes strong at the Cobble Hill 10k. Photo by Joe Camilleri

Comox Valley runner still going strong at Cobble Hill 10k

Comox Valley Road Runners athlete Tom Munro got his start in running…

  • Jan 31, 2023
Tom Munro of the Comox Valley Road Runners finishes strong at the Cobble Hill 10k. Photo by Joe Camilleri
The host Isfeld played Brentwood in their first game at the junior girls Ice Invitational basketball tourney last weekend. Photo by Craig Sorochan SD71

Courtenay school wins junior girls basketball tourney

The host Isfeld Secondary won the junior girls Ice Invitational basketball team…

  • Jan 30, 2023
The host Isfeld played Brentwood in their first game at the junior girls Ice Invitational basketball tourney last weekend. Photo by Craig Sorochan SD71
Brandon Knorr portrait photography by Lia Crowe

Life and style with Brandon Knorr, Owner / Operator, AEC Contracting Ltd

Passionate about aviation and the outdoors

  • Jan 30, 2023
Brandon Knorr portrait photography by Lia Crowe
With fat tires on her bike and skis on her bike trailer, Sheena Miller from Smithers is perfectly equipped for snowy rides. BC's Winter GoByBike Week returns Feb. 6 - 12.

Join a worldwide movement, and GoByBike!

BC’s Winter GoByBike Week runs Feb. 6 - 12, and International Winter Bike to Work Day is Feb. 10

  • Jan 30, 2023
With fat tires on her bike and skis on her bike trailer, Sheena Miller from Smithers is perfectly equipped for snowy rides. BC's Winter GoByBike Week returns Feb. 6 - 12.
Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC Pink Frost’ will typically show early buds in February. Photo by Leslie Cox

DUCHESS OF DIRT: A repeat warning on Black Death virus

By Leslie Cox Special to the Record A number of years ago,…

  • Jan 30, 2023
Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC Pink Frost’ will typically show early buds in February. Photo by Leslie Cox
A truck carries a cargo container at the Port of Vancouver Centerm container terminal as others are stacked under gantry cranes, in Vancouver, on Friday, October 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Investigator finds 6 safety issues at B.C. shipping container port after worker’s death

Maintenance worker Dan Alder died while atop a 56-metre crane at Deltaport in December

  • Jan 29, 2023
A truck carries a cargo container at the Port of Vancouver Centerm container terminal as others are stacked under gantry cranes, in Vancouver, on Friday, October 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jeff Harbower hosts an open house display of his work Feb. 4 in Black Creek. Photo supplied

Black Creek sculptor hosts open house Feb. 4

An open house display of Jeff Harbower’s contemporary figurative sculpture will be…

  • Jan 27, 2023
Jeff Harbower hosts an open house display of his work Feb. 4 in Black Creek. Photo supplied
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson

FINLAYSON: 2023 could be one of the weakest years for B.C. home sales in two decades

Despite market volatility, the long-term fundamentals for housing in B.C. remain attractive

  • Jan 27, 2023
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson
Il Mercato Social Kitchen chef Tristan Reia portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A seat at the table

Il Mercato Social Kitchen is a place to share family, friends, food and wine

  • Jan 27, 2023
Il Mercato Social Kitchen chef Tristan Reia portrait photography by Lia Crowe

Hanh (Hanna) Tiep Murray

February 3, 1936 - January 27, 2023In loving memory ~ "Hanna" was…

  • Jan 27, 2023

John Rowland Smith

In Loving Memory ~ June 6, 1929 - January 27, 2023 John,…

  • Jan 27, 2023
Beautiful to look at and a pleasure to drive, all Electrified G80s use front and rear electric motors that deliver a net 365 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. PHOTO: GENESIS

2023 Genesis Electrified G80: Could this electric sedan be the benchmark to beat?

With each successive model, Hyundai’s premium Genesis division continues to challenge entrenched…

  • Jan 26, 2023
Beautiful to look at and a pleasure to drive, all Electrified G80s use front and rear electric motors that deliver a net 365 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. PHOTO: GENESIS
For its quicker reflexes, the Hornet R/T has Brembo-brand brake calipers, Koni-brand shocks, a dual exhaust system and 18-inch wheels (17s are installed for the GT). PHOTO: STELLANTIS

FIRST LOOK: 2023 Dodge Hornet

Dodge’s first new model in years is already creating plenty of buzz

  • Jan 26, 2023
For its quicker reflexes, the Hornet R/T has Brembo-brand brake calipers, Koni-brand shocks, a dual exhaust system and 18-inch wheels (17s are installed for the GT). PHOTO: STELLANTIS
Kathleen Sheret donated $34 million to the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Transformative’: $34M gift to help Island seniors one of Canada’s largest ever

The estate of Kathleen Sheret helps the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation

  • Jan 26, 2023
Kathleen Sheret donated $34 million to the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Team White defeats Team Red 4-2 at 2023 kubota CHL/NHL top prospects game

Connor Bedard finished with six shots on goal

  • Jan 26, 2023
Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

End to 30-year era: No more Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo; organizers cite lack of volunteers

Association draws the curtain on springtime rodeo

  • Jan 26, 2023
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Organizers hope to raise $200,000 at the 2023 Coldest Night of the Year event in the Comox Valley. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Coldest Night of the Year walk sets $200,000 target

Record staff The eighth annual Comox Valley Coldest Night of the Year…

  • Jan 26, 2023
Organizers hope to raise $200,000 at the 2023 Coldest Night of the Year event in the Comox Valley. Photo supplied
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