BACK ROW L-R: Peyton Meiers

Skaters haul in medals at regional championships

Next up for locals is STARSkate Super Series Provincial Finals

Members of the Comox Valley Skating Club (CVSC) competed in the Vancouver Island Region Championships this past weekend, with the majority achieving personal bests and some coming home with medals, including two gold, two silver and one bronze.

The next event for CVSC skaters is the STARSkate Super Series Provincial Final to be held in Kelowna March 8-10. The Super Series is a grand prix format where the champions are determined by points collected in a series of events over the course of the season.

Last year CVSC was represented by one skater; this year five will compete, with two of those presently in the top five in their respective categories.  Peyton Meiers is sitting in second place in Jr. Silver while Jade Paganelli is fourth in Juvenile Women U11.

Check the website for live streaming schedules from Kelowna.

The skating club runs classes for Beginner to Advanced, Pre-school to Adult.  For information on how you can participate, go to


– Comox Valley Skating Club



Just Posted

Comox Valley Schools to see trustee shakeup next fall

Four of seven trustees have stated they will not run for re-election in October

Remains of two people found in Ucluelet

Officials have not said whether or not the remains belong to Ryan Daley or Dan Archbald

Merville water bottling proposal heading to public hearing

A contentious business proposal in Merville will be going to a public… Continue reading

B.C. turns up the heat

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most the province due to high temperatures

Fish farm protest held in Comox

The rally took place on Comox Avenue, concluding at the entry to the BC Seafood Festival

Canada won’t ‘play politics’ on U.S. migrant children policy

The U.S. government is under fire over its ”zero tolerance” policy

Late goal gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

At the last World Cup in 2014, England couldn’t even win a game

Canadian military police officer pleads not guilty to sex assault

Sgt. Kevin MacIntyre, 48, entered his plea today at a court martial proceeding in Halifax

North Island College gets $328,000 for forestry education funding

Announcement in Campbell River part of $1 million around B.C.

Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

Gay military veterans said they were interrogated, harassed and spied on because of their sexuality

Helping B.C.’s helpers cope

The MRT has helped almost 7,000 first responders and street workers in 57 communities in B.C.

Border officials argue B.C. man’s Facebook posts threat to Canada’s security

A B.C. Supreme Court judge acquitted Othman Hamdan of terrorism charges last September

Reena Virk’s mother has died

Both of Virk’s parents became activists against bullying in wake of daughter’s death

Search for capsized fishers near Tofino enters fourth day

“There’s a lot of shock in the community in terms of how we could end up at this place.”

Most Read