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The eyes have it at St. Joseph's Hospital in Comox

The eyes have it at St. Joseph's Hospital in Comox

Jane Slingsby says she brags about St. Joseph's General Hospital all across B.C. Slingsby, clinical educator with the Eye Bank of British Columbia in Vancouver, is impressed by the number of people who participate in the eye donation program at St. Joseph's.
Denman has dock again after years of fundraising, negotiating

Denman has dock again after years of fundraising, negotiating

After five years of fundraising and getting permits, the Denman Island Community Dock officially opened last Saturday afternoon.

Mystery copter buzzes low in Black Creek

Angie Prescott is used to helicopters flying over her Black Creek home, but she was not prepared for the one which flew near her property Thursday morning.

Rescuing people in need can't compete with annual barbie

After one of the busiest summer search and rescue seasons on record for the team, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue team members and family were just sitting down to relax Wednesday at their annual barbecue.

POLICE BEAT: Tires slashed on 13th Street in Courtenay

On Aug. 16 at around 7:51 p.m. a complaint of mischief was received from a resident in the 2000 block of 13th St., Courtenay. The resident reports that two young males slashed the tires on a Green Ford Ranger pickup truck parked at that location.

Snyder surrendering hair with 'mom in my heart'

Cathy Snyder is going bald in a couple of weeks. But unlike her friends who are undergoing cancer treatment and her mother who lost her battle against the disease, Snyder is losing her hair by choice.
Injured trail patroller evacuated by 442 Squadron

Injured trail patroller evacuated by 442 Squadron

A CH-149 Cormorant helicopter from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron was called to evacuate an injured patroller of the Ditidaht First Nation on the West Coast Trail Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 2 p.m., Parks Canada requested assistance to evacuate an injured trail patroller who had fallen in a remote portion of the West Coast Trail, north of the Nitinat Narrows.
MLA Iain Black leaving politics

MLA Iain Black leaving politics

Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black is resigning his seat to take a new job as CEO of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Premier Christy Clark said she is "delighted and saddened" to see the MLA who succeeded her as Port Moody-area MLA leave politics.
Virus may be 'smoking gun' in sockeye collapse

Virus may be 'smoking gun' in sockeye collapse

Cohen inquiry hears conflicting evidence on potential role of salmon farms

Arden building will proceed in Courtenay

Plans for a 128-unit residential development in the Lambert Drive and Arden Road area are moving ahead. Courtenay council adopted the Official Community Plan (OCP) and zoning amendment bylaws, which allow 128 homes at the end of Lambert Drive, fronting onto Arden Road, last week.