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Stage Three water restrictions beginning Monday in Comox Valley

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.
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.
Top dog

Top dog

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

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.
Kids going back to school, so slow down on roads

Kids going back to school, so slow down on roads

As summer break draws to a close, so too is a new school year about to begin. Much excitement surrounds the children's return to school, notes Const. Nicole Hall, media liaison for the Comox Valley RCMP. Along with this, she adds, comes an increased risk to their safety on the roadways.