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Paws for a Cause event proceeding Sunday in Comox as scheduled

All but one provincial Scotiabank and BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walks scheduled across the province for this Sunday will go ahead as planned.
Earthquake epicentre near Port Alice

Earthquake epicentre near Port Alice

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake that was felt from northern Vancouver Island to the Fraser Valley had an epicentre 80 kilometres south of Port Alice, the Provincial Emergency Notification System said Friday.

Walmart officially applies for renovation and expansion at Courtenay store

Walmart Canada made the plans to expand its Courtenay store official this week, applying for a development permit that would allow for the renovation and expansion of the existing store.
Damp dogs delighted

Damp dogs delighted

Everybody and his dog was in the outdoor pool at the Lewis Centre in Courtenay on Saturday in the annual Pooch-A-Poolooza.
Cougar alert sounded after cat seen in East Courtenay park

Cougar alert sounded after cat seen in East Courtenay park

People in the Comox Valley are being warned to be vigilant near Hurford Hill Nature Park in East Courtenay after a cougar was spotted in the park.

Comox bylaw runs into stop sign

The road to restricting political signs along boulevards fronting private property in Comox hit a small speed bump Wednesday as council deferred the motion a week following a series of questions presented to councillors.
Costco fills backpacks for students

Costco fills backpacks for students

COURTENAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL students, front from left, Asia Parsons, Sheradan Jobe Whitney, Charlie Doll, Samantha Doll, Joey Hampshire and Jimmy Hampshire are excited to receive new backpacks filled with school supplies that were donated by Costco.

Regional district chairs hammer out ferry priorities

The Island and Coastal Regional District Chairs hammered out priority areas while discussing a common policy concerning ferries at a Friday meeting in Nanaimo.

Comox Valley water restrictions upped due to BC Hydro maintenance

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) water system will supply water to consumers via standby pumping stations from Sept. 12 at 8 a.m. until Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m., which will require entering into stage three water restrictions.

Trial date set for alleged pool assaulter

One trial date has been set for a 59-year-old Comox Valley resident who faces 10 charges of sexual interference of a person younger than 16 at the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre.
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