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T-shirt sales helping Denton bursary to grow

T-shirt sales helping Denton bursary to grow

Family friend Brian Norman wanted to help honour James Denton, and he has made Justice for James T-shirts featuring a picture of a smiling James.

Lazo lot sizes approved by Comox council

Following the second public hearing on Bylaw 1684 — the minimum parcel size for subdivision of land in the Point Holmes/Cape Lazo area — in less than a month, council voted to set the minimum parcel size at 0.5 hectares Wednesday night.

Artificial fields referendum turfed at regional district meeting

With just one vote making the difference at the council table, Comox council approved a bylaw Wednesday to allow political signs along boulevards fronting private property only, and prohibit political signs at all other public locations.

Regional district punts homeless shelter issue back to Courtenay

The Comox Valley Regional District board soundly rejected a motion by Courtenay on Tuesday to reopen a discussion about a homeless shelter in the city. The homeless live in Courtenay, Courtenay asked for help, the CVRD responded by buying downtown property in the city, it’s a Courtenay problem and Courtenay has to deal with it were the core messages delivered to the three Courtenay representatives on the CVRD board.

Murder suspect's next court appearance Oct. 6

The 16-year-old suspect charged with first-degree murder following the death of 19-year-old James Denton last month will make his next court appearance Oct. 6.
Penner quits cabinet, won't run again

Penner quits cabinet, won't run again

Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner has announced he is resigning as B.C. attorney general and won't run in the next B.C. election.
Postcard moment

Postcard moment

When you’ve got wind and water, a boat and a sail, you’ve got all the ingredients you need for a great time.

Increasing rain the biggest factor in flooding

An engineering firm studying the Tsolum River concludes the amount of rainfall, especially extreme rain, is the most important factor in whether flooding will occur. And it looks like we've entered a period of increasingly heavy rainfall in this region, Graham Hill added Tuesday in a report to the Comox Valley Regional District.

Good Samaritan assaulted in Union Bay, car stolen

A joint effort between the Comox Valley RCMP and the Nanaimo RCMP have placed a 46-year-old Union Bay man in custody on numerous counts.

Snowpack almost gone, Comox Lake shrinking, Puntledge River calming

BC Hydro is advising that the Puntledge River will remain at more seasonal water flows for the remainder of the summer.