Comox Valley

Bill Maximick displays his Maritime Museum of British Columbia SS Beaver Medal. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley artist receives Maritime Museum of B.C. award

Comox Valley artist Bill Maximick has received a Maritime Museum of British…

 

Snow conditions on opening day from the Raven webcam at Mount Washington Alpine Resort Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.

Lack of snow prevents lifts from spinning on opening day at Mount Washington

A lack of snow has prevented the chairlifts from spinning on Mount…

 

Demands for pet food are increasing at food banks across the province. Photo by Terry Farrell

Pet food banks see increased demand: SPCA

Donations accepted locally at the Comox SPCA and Comox Valley Food Bank

  • Dec 9, 2022

 

Morrison Creek. Photo by Jim Palmer, Morrison Creek Streamkeepers

Morrison Creek conservation campaign nearing its fundraising target

Tanis Gower Special to the Record Streamkeeper volunteers and local biologists have…

  • Dec 8, 2022
Morrison Creek. Photo by Jim Palmer, Morrison Creek Streamkeepers
The Comox Valley Art Gallery was one of 26 local groups to receive a community gaming grant from the provincial government on Thursday, Dec. 8. Photo supplied

Comox Valley arts and sports groups share more than $710,000 in provincial community gaming grants

Several Comox Valley arts and sports groups received community gaming grants from…

The Comox Valley Art Gallery was one of 26 local groups to receive a community gaming grant from the provincial government on Thursday, Dec. 8. Photo supplied
Dripside Customs has teamed up with Comox Valley Dodge and are giving away a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, to a lucky local on Dec. 16. Photo supplied

Comox company giving away a car for Christmas

The “Christmas On Us” Event is back in the Comox Valley! Dripside…

  • Dec 7, 2022
Dripside Customs has teamed up with Comox Valley Dodge and are giving away a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, to a lucky local on Dec. 16. Photo supplied
Chantal Stefan initiated the Everybody Deserves a Smile (EDAS) project that has touched thousands of people. Photo supplied

Comox Valley school teacher honoured for dedication to service

Chantal Stefan to receive Medal of Good Citizenship

Chantal Stefan initiated the Everybody Deserves a Smile (EDAS) project that has touched thousands of people. Photo supplied
This file photo shows some of the preparation involved in the Sharing the Christmas Spirit Hamper Program.

Hamper program prepares for holiday season in the Comox Valley

Since 1988, Sharing the Christmas Spirit has been providing food hampers to…

This file photo shows some of the preparation involved in the Sharing the Christmas Spirit Hamper Program.
Metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) are designed to deliver life-saving medication directly to the lungs. They also contain chemical gases known as hydrofluorocarbons - a primary greenhouse gas with a ‘high global warming potential.’ ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: The good and the bad of metered-dose inhalers

The fall and winter months come with a respiratory burden for those…

Metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) are designed to deliver life-saving medication directly to the lungs. They also contain chemical gases known as hydrofluorocarbons - a primary greenhouse gas with a ‘high global warming potential.’ ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Driftwood Designs by Sam was one of the booths at the 2019 Gnarly Craft Fair. Photo supplied

Children’s Christmas Party, Gnarly Youth Fair both at Florence Filberg Centre same day

Visit the biggest youth craft fair in town! Tackle your Christmas shopping…

Driftwood Designs by Sam was one of the booths at the 2019 Gnarly Craft Fair. Photo supplied
Photos: Morrison Creek Lamprey (https://morrisoncreek.org/lamprey/), David Stapley, Joy Wade and Chanchal Cabrera

Comox Valley Nature webinar discusses biodiversity of the Morrison Creek Headwaters

Comox Valley Nature is hosting an online lecture with David Stapley, Joy…

Photos: Morrison Creek Lamprey (https://morrisoncreek.org/lamprey/), David Stapley, Joy Wade and Chanchal Cabrera
The Comox Valley Volleyball Winter Camp runs Jan. 7 and 8 at Highland Secondary. File photo

Comox Valley Volleyball Camp runs Jan. 7, 8

The Comox Valley Volleyball Camp is excited to provide athletes an opportunity…

  • Dec 6, 2022
The Comox Valley Volleyball Winter Camp runs Jan. 7 and 8 at Highland Secondary. File photo
A van is loaded for delivery of Christmas dinners at the 2020 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner - COVID-19 edition. The same process will be in place for 2022. Photo by Terry Farrell

Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner needs drivers, prep volunteers

Final preparations for the 40th annual Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner are…

A van is loaded for delivery of Christmas dinners at the 2020 Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner - COVID-19 edition. The same process will be in place for 2022. Photo by Terry Farrell
End of the Roll Courtenay owner Jason McKinnon and his staff have great advice on hardwood flooring.

Not all wood floors are created equal: What to ask before you buy

Installing new hardwood floors in your home or business is an investment…

  • Dec 5, 2022
End of the Roll Courtenay owner Jason McKinnon and his staff have great advice on hardwood flooring.
Adopt-a-Grandparent founder Breanna Brosko is pictured with the Christmas tree adorned with tags at Jo Klassen’s Restaurant in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Adopt-a-Grandparent Comox Valley continues to roll

Breanna Brosko’s Adopt-a-Grandparent program has reached its seventh year in the Comox…

Adopt-a-Grandparent founder Breanna Brosko is pictured with the Christmas tree adorned with tags at Jo Klassen’s Restaurant in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
Max Gorzelnik of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings scored in Saturday’s loss to Campbell River. Gorzelnik also scored the overtime winner Nov. 25 against Oceanside. File photo

Comox Valley loses to Campbell River in shootout

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings lost 3-2 to Campbell River in a…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Max Gorzelnik of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings scored in Saturday’s loss to Campbell River. Gorzelnik also scored the overtime winner Nov. 25 against Oceanside. File photo
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied

Highland leaves it all on the floor at Island volleyball championships

The Highland senior girls team ended their season by playing their best…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied
Elves of all ages help out at Santa's Workshop. File photo

Santa’s Workshop still seeking families to help this Christmas

Santa’s Workshop “shopping” requests are down drastically this year, and co-ordinator Barb…

Elves of all ages help out at Santa's Workshop. File photo
(File photo/Black Press Media)

Courtenay daycare added to $10 a day childcare list

The provincial government announced several additions to the $10 per day childcare…

(File photo/Black Press Media)
Comox Valley cadets spent a weekend at CFB Esquimalt in Victoria as part of their citizenship & Canadian Armed Forces familiarization program. Photo submitted

Comox cadets visit CFB Esquimalt

On the weekend of Nov. 25-27, cadets from the Comox Valley’s army…

Comox Valley cadets spent a weekend at CFB Esquimalt in Victoria as part of their citizenship & Canadian Armed Forces familiarization program. Photo submitted