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UPDATED: Cumberland confident its plastic ban will stick

Court of Appeal decision leaves local government with questions

Province’s new burning rules part of the Comox Valley clean air puzzle

The provincial government is implementing new open burning rules Sept. 15 before…

Cabin has saved others before recent rescue of Courtenay hiker

Strathcona Park A-frame structure has provided refuge for about 40 people, says owner

Museum damage
Pugs, French bulldogs surrendered to SPCA
Mount Washington marmot release
Miners Memorial graveside ceremony

Merchants question wisdom of bridge decision

Some downtown merchants are unhappy with Courtenay council’s decision to include cantilevers…

Courtenay yogurt maker looks to site in neighbouring community

Tree Island has variance application before Cumberland council for a facility

Local ham radio operators ‘eyes and ears in the community’

Operators can assist in emergencies when modern communication devices fail

Merville fire hall discussions proceeding

The Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) voted at its annual general meeting…

  • Jul 9, 2019

Coal hills remediation underway

Proposed development in Union Bay 20 years in the making

Courtenay hiker survives five-day ordeal in Strathcona Park

Fog forced Murray Naswell onto cliff before he found safety in Moat Lake cabin

Cumberland council wants more answers for Coal Valley’s next stage

Councillors question drainage for developer’s Phase 9 of neighbourhood

Stage 2 water restrictions effective July 15

The Comox Valley Water System will move to Stage 2 water restrictions…

  • Jul 9, 2019

Comox-Strathcona’s illegal dumping program showing progress

Second-year report shows incident reporting is up, amount of waste is down

Hiker, missing for five days, found alive in Strathcona Park

Search crew discovered Naswell, 50, in cabin early Monday afternoon

UPDATE: Missing Campbell River man found deceased

Carter Gorjeu reported missing to RCMP on Sunday evening

Public input needed for transportation plan

The City of Courtenay invites the public to provide feedback on a…

  • Jul 8, 2019

MP Rachel Blaney wants answers from Fisheries Minister regarding chinook public fishery restrictions

Blaney asked for Wilkinson “to come here and talk to the people in a meaningful way in this riding”

Fire crews attend to electrical pole fire west of Courtenay

BC Hydro reports 363 customers are without electrical power

Comox Valley SAR looking for missing local hiker in Strathcona Park

Murray Naswell of Cumberland was supposed to hike up a summit Wednesday

Comox petting zoo re-opened following ringworm outbreak

Following a recent outbreak of ringworm in one of the animals at…

  • Jul 6, 2019