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Cyclist injured after colliding with vehicle in Cumberland

Helmet might have saved life

  • Jun 13, 2019

CVRD to investigate, assess options for odour standards

At its Tuesday meeting, the Comox Valley Sewage Commission directed staff to…

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

Cannabis retailer hopes to open by fall at Driftwood Mall

Courtenay’s first private cannabis retail store is expected to open in the…

Wood smoke continues to poison our air, lungs

Wood heating emits nearly three times the amount of PM2.5 (particulate matter)…

Storefront cannabis retailer proposed at Cliffe Avenue

Courtenay council approved second reading of a rezoning for a storefront cannabis…

Altercation involving a knife leads to assault charge in Courtenay

An altercation outside St. George’s United Church in Courtenay Monday morning resulted…

Courtenay-Alberni MP says plastics ban is ‘a beginning’

Canada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

  • Jun 10, 2019

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

Military veteran pays homage to the fallen

Courtenay resident lands in Juno Beach after six-day cycle tour

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish

888 Wing remembers D-Day

888 (Komox) Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association hosted a…

Masked gunman robs Qualicum Beach store

June 5 robbery the second this week in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Measles vaccine rates double for Island Health

After facing a measles outbreak thousands of locals received vaccines

Employee shaken as central Island liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Disguised suspect nabbed cash, ran away from Arlington Inn Beer and Wine in Nanoose Bay

Road rage victim burned by lit cigarette

Victoria Police seeking suspect and witnesses to bizarre incident

Presentation looks at Indigenous heritage

Who is taking care of history? It’s the theme of the B.C.…

Boats set sail from Nanaimo as Van Isle 360 race begins

Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Victoria among stops in two-week international yacht race