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Comox Valley getting 20 long-term beds

The beds will be located at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital

Courtenay business lends helping hand to fellow proprietor

A Courtenay business assisted a fellow downtown business owner by way of…

Vancouver Island’s provincial parks ready to reopen

Visitors advised to follow physical distancing protocols as day use returns to selected parks May 14

Birthday food bank donation
100th birthday celebration for Valley veteran
Victoria News Update
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Heritage BC honours longtime Courtenay fire chief

Lawrence Burns — the city’s former fire chief who serves as chair…

Speed limit lowered on section of South Island Highway in Courtenay

The City of Courtenay is lowering the speed limit on a section…

  • May 13, 2020

One person dead in boating accident off Hornby Island

Two people involved, one man recovered with hypothermia

Fish parcels from home: A coastal B.C First Nation’s link with dispersed members

Despite the pandemic, Kyuquot First Nation will continue with its annual food fish distribution for members dispersed outside traditional lands

Opinions vary about train service on Vancouver Island

The B.C. government intends to use a recent Transportation Ministry study of…

Police chief says call volume remains low in rural areas of Comox Valley

Over the past year, police files have increased slightly in rural areas…

Pre-existing woes might deepen after COVID-19 for remote Vancouver Island schools

Logistics, transportation and a broadened spectrum of vulnerable students are some of the challenges SD 84 schools will have to deal with

VIDEO: Orcas feeding, splashing and breaching off Hornby Island

With business on hold for the foreseeable future, Two Eagles Lodge co-owner…

Robbery suspect arrested in Courtenay

On April 3, a man entered a business in Courtenay and demanded…

  • May 12, 2020

‘Who’s keeping an eye on logging activities on Vancouver Island during COVID-19 ?’

With no watchdog around, conservationists are worried about old-growth logging activities and call for ‘modernized regulations’ in the forest sector

Cumberland looks to add ‘tools’ to protect heritage

Council moves ahead to increase ways to protect Village’s history

Two Comox Valley school building projects still moving along

New Hornby school a go, child care on Denman delayed due to tendering

Cumberland council stays course on reserve funds

Money is set aside to help with police costs when population hits 5,000

Tahsis students step out for socially distanced farm to school activities

Students from Captain Meares Elementary Secondary school get productive with outdoor education amidst pandemic

Possible door-to-door scam hits Courtenay neighbourhood

The Comox Valley RCMP has received three reports of a woman going…

  • May 6, 2020

Isolated B.C. First Nation seeks further seclusion in response to COVID-19

Accessible only by air or water, no one can get in or out of Kyuquot without First Nation’s permission

Courtenay resident requests RV sani-dump site in city

A Courtenay resident has requested council to consider opening a recreational vehicle…