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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

Mountain bike accident
Truck hits power line
Infantry training
Museum damage

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

Comox accordion player denied busking licence

Accordions ‘make too much noise’ according to Town official

  • May 31, 2019

Air Canada Rouge delays direct Nanaimo-Toronto flight launch until July

Airline says grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft impacting service company-wide

Head-on collision in Courtenay sends one to hospital

Dave Flawse Special to The Record Two vehicles collided on the Courtenay…

  • May 31, 2019

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

UPDATED: Neighbour wants brakes put on race car testing activities near Nymph Falls

Complaint filed regarding noise associated with ‘test and tune’ events at Smit airfield

Tax dollars support range of affordable housing projects

The Comox Valley Regional District board has approved an additional $80,000 —…