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Motorcycle rider airlifted to Victoria hospital after mishap near Little River ferry terminal

Motorcycle rider airlifted to Victoria hospital after mishap near Little River ferry terminal

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Victoria General Hospital after a serious crash Wednesday around 7:30 p.m. near the Little River ferry terminal.
Former Comox Valley man pedalling around the planet

Former Comox Valley man pedalling around the planet

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For Bruce Gordon, a circumnavigation of the globe began with the first push of a pedal on his Bacchetta recumbent bike.
Last HST ballots collected for count

Last HST ballots collected for count

The fate of B.C.'s harmonized sales tax should be known by the end of August.
Lots of fish caught — and that's no bull

Lots of fish caught — and that's no bull

Many fish bit and lots were caught during the 25th annual Bullhead Derby, the largest catch-and-release event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, last Saturday at Nautical Days in Comox.

Courtenay council wants regional district to reopen homeless shelter site search

Courtenay council will ask the regional district to reopen the search for a site upon which to build a homeless shelter or supportive housing. Picking up where they left off July 18 when three councillors walked out of the meeting, council debated a motion by Coun. Murray Presley to ask the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) to reopen the search for a "more suitable" site than the one purchased on Cliffe Avenue while affirming its support for assisting the homeless Tuesday.
Big Time Out Festival heading to Royston from Cumberland

Big Time Out Festival heading to Royston from Cumberland

For the second time in as many weeks Cumberland council has voted against holding The Big Time Out at Village Park. In a 2-2 vote at a special Tuesday meeting to reconsider a revised application from Cumberland Village Works, council defeated a motion by Coun. Kate Greening to proceed with the Aug. 12 and 13 music festival at its usual location near the downtown core.

'Huge, huge area' of Courtenay going carless Sept. 25

It's been approved in Cumberland, and now the Car Free Initiative has the go-ahead in Courtenay. During Tuesday's meeting, council approved the Car Free Sunday event as long as a traffic management plan that is acceptable to the city's director of operational services is submitted along with required insurance.

Comox Valley events planned to help Tour de Rock

The many supporters of the annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser have many events scheduled.
Conditions ideal for Nautical Days dragon boat racing

Conditions ideal for Nautical Days dragon boat racing

The sun was shining and the water calm for the sixth annual Victor Simonson Dragon Boat Regatta. Twelve teams from all over Vancouver Island and the Mainland competed for the women’s, open and breast cancer survivors division titles during Nautical Days.
Cumberland volunteers appreciate being appreciated

Cumberland volunteers appreciate being appreciated

The Village of Cumberland has recognized a group of dedicated volunteers who have beautified a former dumping ground at the No. 6 Mine Memorial Park behind the CRI.