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Compassion Club raids in Courtenay 'frustrating and depressing'

Dolly Smith lives with pain. The Cumberland resident, who suffers from a number of afflictions, finds she hurts herself fairly frequently because she is "clumsy."
Participation in Cumberland Motorcycle Roundup 'beyond expectations'

Participation in Cumberland Motorcycle Roundup 'beyond expectations'

Organizers of the third annual Cumberland Motorcycle Roundup expected more entries than 165 bikes they had last year. But more than 400?

Ceremony of Flags coming Wednesday in Cumberland

The public is encouraged to attend the Ceremony of the Flags celebration Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Village Park in Cumberland.

Turf expense decision should go to people, decides Courtenay council

The electors should get a chance to decide. That's Courtenay council's view on the Comox Valley United Soccer Club (CVUSC)'s project to build artificial turf fields at Valley View Park.
New Big Time Out festival host 'nervous but excited'

New Big Time Out festival host 'nervous but excited'

Don McClellan is "nervous but excited" about hosting The Big Time Out at Ash Berry Farm, which he and wife Louisa operate in Royston immediately adjacent to the Cumberland boundary.

Some concern expressed about Hornby Island condo proposal

After being in the works for nearly two years, the Islands Trust — Hornby Island Local Trust Committee approved a rezoning bylaw last week for a 15-unit condominium to proceed on the Island to the development permit phase.
That's real staying power

That's real staying power

Bob Willis was treated to a 100th birthday party Friday at Comox Valley Seniors' Village in Courtenay.

Cumberland well exploration approved

Cumberland council approved Monday up to $70,000 funding for well exploration at a clearing south of the Chinatown heritage area, as recommended by Village staff.
Pausing for a cause

Pausing for a cause

Josie DeBruyne makes a bid on a silent auction item at the Comox Valley SPCA.
Residents flee blaze in Courtenay apartment building

Residents flee blaze in Courtenay apartment building

Residents of an apartment building in Courtenay wound up stranded outside early Saturday after their building caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. The blaze was contained to one unit on the fourth floor at Pines Apartments at 1055 10th St., thanks in part to the efforts of a pair of tenants who combed the hallways before vacating the premises.