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Price at Vancouver Island pumps not expected to decrease until after Boxing Day

Closure of US pipeline, weather affected barges are factors in the fluctuating price

More wind storms to hit Vancouver Island, expected to taper off for Christmas Day

Another special weather statement in effect for evening of Dec. 19

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Too Good To Be Threw damaged by late night fire
Teams gather in Comox for VEX competition
Ecole Puntledge Park celebrates winter solstice and Indigenous culture
Kitesurfers take advantage of strong winds in Comox

Imminent need for housing money: Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP concerned about short-term

Descoteau’s mother, girlfriend reflect on tribulations of murder trial in Island city

Friends a strong support system in getting through testimony details

Sinkhole patched on Fifth

Newly-opened road shows early deficiency

  • Dec 17, 2018

Comox Valley RCMP make several arrests during house raid

Search warrant executed at a residence on Piercy Avenue Monday evening

  • Dec 14, 2018

New wind warning for most of Vancouver Island

Forecasters are calling for strong winds up to 90km/h for some areas

  • Dec 14, 2018

Mount Washington opening for winter season this weekend

The resort’s original opening day was delayed due to lack of snow

Dog killed by gunshot north of Courtenay – Crime Stoppers

Police seeking help from public after dog found dead near mouth of Oyster River on Nov. 27

  • Dec 13, 2018

Baby, it’s nasty outside: wind and rain will continue across Vancouver Island

Police warn drivers and pedestrians to use precaution during expected rain and winds

Police respond to alleged bear-spray threats

A number of Comox dog owners have reported their off-leash dogs being threatened with bear spray

Vancouver Island man runs 500 km for anti-trophy hunting campaign

The 13-day run saw Giordano Corlazzoli run nearly a marathon a day

New Cumberland fire engine long overdue, says fire chief

The prospect of a new fire hall delayed the order as existing engine bays were too small

Campbell River school trustees want review of school closure effects

Board only wants information and is not reconsidering closure decisions

Salmon runs produce highs and lows on Vancouver Island this year

Chinook salmon did particularly well on the Island this year

No NDP challengers for Sheila Malcolmson in Nanaimo

Resigning MP will be confirmed next week as B.C. NDP’s nominee for Nanaimo MLA