Comox Valley

Violinist Kai Gleusteen and pianist Catherine Ordronneau are in the Comox Valley for the annual Kaimerata Chamber Music Festival. Photo supplied

Kaimerata Festival returns to the Comox Valley

Erik Taynen Special to The Record For many, the reality of the…

 

Two examples of the artwork on exhibit at the upcoming outdoor show at the Gardens at Anderton. “Fleur-de-lis Moon” (left) is a piece by Larissa McLean. On the right is a Sofie Skapski piece entitled “Field of Dreams.” Photos supplied.

Two Courtenay artists featured at Anderton Gardens outdoor art exhibit

A connection with the natural rhythms of the Earth is reflected in…

  • Aug 1, 2021

 

The Coxes’ tomato harvest has been vastly impacted by this summer’s heat. Photo by Leslie Cox

DUCHESS OF DIRT: Gardens suffering through a summer like no other

Leslie Cox Special to The Record Dry. Very dry. In July, not…

 

CSWM landfill in Cumberland. Record file photo. Record file photo

Construction at Comox Valley landfill to cause drop-off delays

Public drop-off garbage bin area, also known as the bin wall, has reached end of its life

CSWM landfill in Cumberland. Record file photo. Record file photo
Seventeen-year-old Iris Tinmouth led the Comox Valley Sharks team at the virtual provincial championships with some outstanding end-of-season swims. Photo supplied

Sharks land a provincial crown at virtual championships

17-year-old Iris Tinmouth was crowned provincial champion in the 15-17 girls’ 800-metre freestyle

  • Jul 31, 2021
Seventeen-year-old Iris Tinmouth led the Comox Valley Sharks team at the virtual provincial championships with some outstanding end-of-season swims. Photo supplied
People are at risk for heat exhaustion and dehydration during the latest heat wave. (File photo)

Comox Valley Salvation Army offering relief to community’s vulnerable during heatwave

In response to the recent heat warning, the Comox Valley Salvation Army…

  • Jul 29, 2021
People are at risk for heat exhaustion and dehydration during the latest heat wave. (File photo)
Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan on top of the podium. Photo supplied

Comox mountain biker heading off to World Cup in Europe

Emmy Lan qualifies after going gold at national races in Golden

Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan on top of the podium. Photo supplied
Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC

2020 voter turnout second highest in B.C.’s history

53.93 per cent turnout in North Island riding

Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC
Last year, 23 workers were injured in B.C. because of being hit by a motor vehicle. Photo supplied

Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Comox Valley

Cone Zone campaign brings awareness to the dangers faced by roadside workers

Last year, 23 workers were injured in B.C. because of being hit by a motor vehicle. Photo supplied
The Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens’ Summer Show that will take place on the BC Day holiday weekend, July 31 to Aug. 2. File photo
The Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens’ Summer Show that will take place on the BC Day holiday weekend, July 31 to Aug. 2. File photo
Letter to the editor.

LETTER – Fitzgerald Avenue has become the Comox Valley’s unofficial racetrack

Dear editor, Sadly, it seems Fitzgerald Avenue might also be a contender…

  • Jul 28, 2021
Letter to the editor.
Goat hobbyist Robert de Haas won a $1-million Maxmillions prize in the June 15, 2021 draw. Photo supplied

Comox Valley man wins a $1-million Maxmillions prize

A Courtenay man is a million dollars richer, after buying a lottery…

  • Jul 27, 2021
Goat hobbyist Robert de Haas won a $1-million Maxmillions prize in the June 15, 2021 draw. Photo supplied
A juvenile eagle sitting on a branch. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)

MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre requesting fish donations to help feed eagles

Number of hungry juvenile eagles cared for in captivity increased with heat wave

A juvenile eagle sitting on a branch. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)
Chinook salmon runs at a low ebb.  (Sonny Parker/Yukon News)

WATER WISE: Can wildlife adapt to the current rate of climate change?

Historic approach to land and water management is inadequate

  • Jul 27, 2021
Chinook salmon runs at a low ebb.  (Sonny Parker/Yukon News)
Merville Garlic Fest is ramping up for its tenth season. Photo supplied
Merville Garlic Fest is ramping up for its tenth season. Photo supplied
A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to Vancouver Island

Whale watching tour leaves participants in awe

A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell
Comox Valley Art Gallery is hosting free make art drop-ins on its plaza every Wednesday this summer. Photo supplied

Make your own zine at Comox Valley Art Gallery’s Make Art Wednesdays

The Comox Valley Art Gallery is inviting people to make their own…

  • Jul 26, 2021
Comox Valley Art Gallery is hosting free make art drop-ins on its plaza every Wednesday this summer. Photo supplied
The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller

Big rigs featured at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press The North American BIG RIG…

The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller
A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to the Comox Valley

Whale watching tour leaves participants in awe

A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell
Ali and Blake Usher are grateful for all the support YANA has given their family since Blake’s birth, and will be participating in this year’s Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride as a way of giving back to the charity. Photo supplied

Usher family participates in Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride as a way of saying ‘thanks’

Andrea Postal Special to The Record Team McQueen is decked out and…

Ali and Blake Usher are grateful for all the support YANA has given their family since Blake’s birth, and will be participating in this year’s Comox Bike Co. YANA Ride as a way of giving back to the charity. Photo supplied