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Changes for Comox Valley busing

Effective Tuesday, BC Transit customers in the Comox Valley will see a number of service changes.
Protests greet Order of B.C. honour for Campbell

Protests greet Order of B.C. honour for Campbell

Former premier Gordon Campbell is among the recipients of the Order of B.C., prompting protests and petitions against the move as well as congratulations for his long career in politics.

Alleged assaulter makes brief court appearance

Kenneth Karl Slezak, a 46-year-old Union Bay man who is charged with a variety of offences following an assault last week will make his next appearance in Courtenay court Sept. 15 by video.

Comox businesspeople force cancellation of Car Free Sunday there

Car Free Sunday has been cancelled in Comox, organizing group Imagine Comox Valley announced today.

Comox Valley School District bus policy still confusing people

School District 71's new busing policy has been causing some confusion as the first day of school approaches, but the school board and staff say they working hard to try to address any concerns.

Veteran Courtenay councillor making way for 'new ideas'

Fifteen years ago, Murray Presley was looking for a challenge, and he found it in municipal politics. He was participating in the Kidney Foundation's jail and bail fundraiser with former Courtenay mayor Ron Webber when, as they were walking to "jail," Webber asked Presley if he had ever thought of running for city council.
Up up and away

Up up and away

Don Booth, the winner of the 2009 Krazy Kar Rally for the United Way raffle, listens to pre-flight instructions from pilot Ed MacDonald at the Comox Valley Airport.

Comox Valley Regional District 'wants to get a handle on flooding'

The regional district will spend $60,000 — $20,000 for each electoral area — on a legal and technical review about stormwater management, the CVRD board approved Tuesday.
Top dog

Top dog

Comox Valley rottweiler owner Corae Bracken shows off her two-year-old CH Qualicum's Dolce Pia CGN.

Courtenay acting against sometimes-flooded campground under bylaw

The City of Courtenay has initiated legal action against the owners of the Maple Pool Campground because it is not getting "voluntary compliance" as per a zoning bylaw, said CAO Sandy Gray. For upwards of eight years, Maple Pool owners Dali and Jin Lin have operated a Community Living Project at the Headquarters Road site, housing 54 low-income earners, seniors, disabled individuals and the homeless. The couple is concerned they might have to evacuate their tenants.