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Snow to Surfers watched by guardian angels on Courtenay River

Snow to Surfers watched by guardian angels on Courtenay River

Comox Valley Marine Rescue (CVMRS) Station 60 had a big turnout of new trainees to support regular crew members for the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race last Sunday.

Rescuers rescuing other rescuers

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue was contacted on the morning of May 2 to assist in the rescue of a Search and Rescue team that had gotten stuck on a ledge while trying to reach a stranded hiker.
Joey Clarkson a gardener of sorts

Joey Clarkson a gardener of sorts

The last Professional Development Day before the summer holidays is on May 20, and Joey Clarkson is planting another garden. Take a handful of seeds, any seeds. Plant them in a fertile medium with room to grow, water well with encouragement and acceptance and watch your garden bloom.
Comox Valley RCMP looking for man believed to be responsible for crime spee

Comox Valley RCMP looking for man believed to be responsible for crime spee

COMOX VALLEY RCMP are trying to identify a male believed to be responsible for a crime spree overnight Sunday and are looking for information about what appears to be an unprovoked attack in Bill Moore Park.

Comox Valley Regional District board to appeal for immediate action on railway passenger service

The regional district board plans to appeal to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Christy Clark and area MLAs and MPs for immediate action for infrastructure improvements to resume passenger and freight service on the Island rail corridor.

Anti-homophobia policy backed up with cash

The school board is backing up its new anti-homophobia policy with more than $20,000 in funding. Trustees voted last week to allocate $21,500 in the upcoming school year to implement its new sexual orientation and gender identity policy.

Comox Francophone school will offer International Baccalaureate program for Grade 7s this September

This September, École Au coeur de l'île won't just be starting in a new school building — the Francophone school will also be offering the International Baccalaureate middle years program to its students.
Nearby residents concerned about proposed Crown Isle zoning adjustments

Nearby residents concerned about proposed Crown Isle zoning adjustments

After hearing from two couples who are worried about more commercial development near their homes after going through the Costco construction, Courtenay council gave third reading Monday to bylaws that would adjust the zoning boundaries for Crown Isle lands behind the Nissan dealership on Ryan Road.

City of Courtenay honours RCMP Auxiliary Const. Bill Borland

Comox Valley RCMP Auxiliary Const. Bill Borland was honoured with a Certificate of Appreciation by the City of Courtenay.
HST costs average family $350 a year

HST costs average family $350 a year