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James Keelaghan will play the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay on Feb. 8. Photo supplied

Juno Award-winner James Keelaghan to perform at Courtenay’s Old Church Theatre

Juno- and Canadian Folk Music Award-winning singer-songwriter James Keelaghan is promoting his…

  • Jan 25, 2023
James Keelaghan will play the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay on Feb. 8. Photo supplied
Oil and acrylic painter Brian Buckrell created this image of the Gulf Islands. Photo supplied

Internationally renowned artist gives workshop at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Brian Buckrell, an internationally renowned oil and acrylic painter, presents Perspective for…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Oil and acrylic painter Brian Buckrell created this image of the Gulf Islands. Photo supplied
Cumberland’s Coal Dust Gang is releasing its debut EP, “Dodgy Country.” Photo supplied

Cumberland band releases first EP

The Coal Dust Gang from Cumberland is releasing its debut EP “Dodgy…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Cumberland’s Coal Dust Gang is releasing its debut EP, “Dodgy Country.” Photo supplied
This photo, taken in June of 2016, shows a PVC pipe geoduck tenure on Denman Island at low tide. Photo supplied

LETTER – Denman Island group opposes application for geoduck aquaculture

Dear editor, Mac’s Oysters Ltd., a local shellfish grower and processor, has…

  • Jan 25, 2023
This photo, taken in June of 2016, shows a PVC pipe geoduck tenure on Denman Island at low tide. Photo supplied
Volunteers load up a truck for delivery at the Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner. Photo by Terry Farrell

Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner organizer thanks the community

By Rob James Special to the Record The 40th anniversary of the…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Volunteers load up a truck for delivery at the Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner. Photo by Terry Farrell
Vanier’s senior boys basketball hosted team Dover Bay Tuesday, Jan. 24. The Nanaimo side won 79-55. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay basketball team holds own in loss to Dover Bay

The GP Vanier senior boys basketball team was in tough Tuesday at…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Vanier’s senior boys basketball hosted team Dover Bay Tuesday, Jan. 24. The Nanaimo side won 79-55. Scott Stanfield photo
Highland’s senior girls basketball team finished third at the Isfeld tournament. The team hosts its own tournament Feb. 3 and 4. Photo supplied

Solid start to season for Comox girls basketball team

The Highland senior girls basketball team has had a solid start to…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Highland’s senior girls basketball team finished third at the Isfeld tournament. The team hosts its own tournament Feb. 3 and 4. Photo supplied
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A songbird soars

Libby Coulthard finds her voice

  • Jan 25, 2023
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe
For members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, shelters are not always the safest places. Photo by Ali Roddam

Breaking ground with safe housing project for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in the Comox Valley

Gukwas sa Wagalus or Rainbow House first of its kind in Canada

  • Jan 25, 2023
For members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, shelters are not always the safest places. Photo by Ali Roddam
Blaine Dunaway (upper right) will be joined onstage by Steve Wallace (upper left), Miles Black (lower right) and Kelby MacNay at the Little Red Church in Comox, Jan. 26. Photo montage supplied

Blaine Dunaway and friends take to the Georgia Straight Jazz Society stage

BY MALCOLM HOLT Special to the Record Comox Valley violinist Blaine Dunaway…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Blaine Dunaway (upper right) will be joined onstage by Steve Wallace (upper left), Miles Black (lower right) and Kelby MacNay at the Little Red Church in Comox, Jan. 26. Photo montage supplied
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 25, 2023

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 25, 2023

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 25, 2023

  • Jan 25, 2023
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 25, 2023
File photo of CVRD office

Comox Valley Regional District begins 2023-2027 budget process

The Comox Valley Regional District began its 2023-2027 financial planning process on…

  • Jan 25, 2023
File photo of CVRD office
St. Peter's Church in Comox is offering a free community hot lunch on the first Friday of every month. File photo

First Friday means free community lunch at St. Peter’s in Comox

St. Peter’s Church in Comox (218 Church St.) is offering a free…

  • Jan 25, 2023
St. Peter's Church in Comox is offering a free community hot lunch on the first Friday of every month. File photo
In this photo provided by climate scientist Rob Jackson, researcher Eric Lebel attaches sensors to a stove to measure how often it is used in Stanford, Calif., in 2020. According to a study published Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, gas stoves are worse for the climate than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks even while they’re off. (Rob Jackson via AP)

SCIENCE MATTERS: Fossil gas is not healthy for people or the planet

By David Suzuki Cooking with gas has some advantages over cooking on…

  • Jan 25, 2023
In this photo provided by climate scientist Rob Jackson, researcher Eric Lebel attaches sensors to a stove to measure how often it is used in Stanford, Calif., in 2020. According to a study published Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, gas stoves are worse for the climate than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks even while they’re off. (Rob Jackson via AP)

Patricia Muldowney (née Cottreau)

January 25, 2023In Loving Memory ~ We are sad to announce the…

  • Jan 25, 2023

Thomas (Tom) Richard Colby

March 15, 1967 - January 25, 2023In loving memory ~ Tom was…

  • Jan 25, 2023
A varied thrush dines on a berry. An influx of the birds this winter has resulted in more patients at the MARS wildlife hospital. Photo by James MacKenzie

MARS Moment: Varied thrush irruption means more birds at Merville’s MARS hospital

James MacKenzie Special to Black Press The varied thrush, a robin-relative with…

  • Jan 24, 2023
A varied thrush dines on a berry. An influx of the birds this winter has resulted in more patients at the MARS wildlife hospital. Photo by James MacKenzie
(Black Press Media file photo)

‘Sextortion’ targeting teen boys on the rise in Victoria, says VicPD

Police issue warning after significant jump in online intimate message scam

  • Jan 24, 2023
(Black Press Media file photo)
Save Our Forests Team - Comox Valley (SOFT-CV) questions how logging companies can claim sustainable practices while clearcutting old-growth and second-growth forests. Photo supplied

LETTER: How can forestry companies claim sustainability while clearcutting old-growth and second-growth forests?

Dear editor, In a December 2022 complaint filed with the Federal Competition…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Save Our Forests Team - Comox Valley (SOFT-CV) questions how logging companies can claim sustainable practices while clearcutting old-growth and second-growth forests. Photo supplied
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.

Rollercoaster Continues for Auto Industry

By Blair Qualey Over the past few years, the auto industry has…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.
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