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Cumberland again sees largest property value increase

With 2020 assessment notices posted, homeowners in the Comox Valley can expect…

BC Hydro advises to exercise caution around Puntledge River

The Comox Valley has come through the second driest October to December…

  • Jan 2, 2020

Cumberland looks to managing forest’s future

Biologist Tim Ennis presents council with baseline research on forest health

Comox Valley Women's Memorial March
Hwy 19 protesters harassed
Highway 19 protest
Black Press Extreme Career & Education Fair

Storm set to sweep rain, wind over Vancouver Island

Snow could fall at higher elevations Thursday morning, followed by heavy rain and wind

Volunteers needed for non-profit that supports the vulnerable

Ellen Strong Klassen was pleasantly surprised by the 40-some volunteers who attended…

TSB will deploy team to plane crash site north of Tofino

Agency should know more about investigation into death of Comox pilot in new year

Deceased pilot was longtime member of Courtenay Airpark Association

Transportation Safety Board had to move wreckage from remote location

Closure of bus depots on Vancouver Island part of industry-wide struggle: CEO

Closure of bus depots on Vancouver Island is part of a wider decline in services across Canada

DHA takes next steps toward Denman Green housing

Group hopes to apply for capital funding in spring 2020

Heavy smoke forces evacuation of Comox apartment building

Mariner Apartment tenants evacuated after smoke fills second and third-floor hallways

Two arrested following hotel room bust in Courtenay

Search warrant led to seizure of drugs, cell phones, cash

Comox Valley kettle campaign challenged to reach goal

The Comox Valley branch of the Salvation Army is about $70,000 short…

  • Dec 20, 2019

Comox Valley board wants answers on school bus seat belts

Trustees ask superintendent to put together a report on safety questions

Cumberland bead artist-entrepreneur wants to break boundaries

Theresa Lambert’s vision is for a space for Indigenous works from across Canada

Vaping presentation in Courtenay aimed at students, parents, stafff

Dr. Charmaine Enns and others will discuss growing habit among youth on Jan. 8

Courtenay council considers smoking ban in parks

Courtenay council gave second reading to a bylaw to prohibit smoking and…

Cannabis retailer vows to support affordable housing in Courtenay

A cannabis retailer is proposing to support affordable housing projects in Courtenay…

Cumberland approves new fire hall project bylaws

Alternate approve process opposition falls well short of 10 per cent threshold

Denman Island governing body takes legal action against short-term vacation rental

The landlord of a short-term rental on Denman Island will have to…

  • Dec 16, 2019

Schools in Comox Valley have now all addressed unfair dress codes

District responded to student asking for neutral codes at all local schools