Comox Valley

Vanier students have put together a new video about road safety. Image, screenshot

Too many driving infractions, say School District 71, Comox ValleyRCMP

G.P. Vanier students also put together a video about safe driving and school buses

  • Oct 22, 2020
Vanier students have put together a new video about road safety. Image, screenshot
Skiers line up to start the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race. Photo by Tim Penney

Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021

COVID forces Comox Valley Royal LePage Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race cancellation again

  • Oct 21, 2020
Skiers line up to start the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race. Photo by Tim Penney
Skiers line up to start the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race. Photo by Tim Penney

Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021

COVID forces Comox Valley Royal LePage Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race cancellation again

  • Oct 21, 2020
Skiers line up to start the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race. Photo by Tim Penney
Jen Hodge conducts an online concert during the pandemic after returning to B.C. from New York City. Photo courtesy Claudia Nobauer

Canada Recovery Benefit won’t replace the magic of live performance, musicians say

By Jen Osborne Special to The Record Musicians say no amount of…

  • Oct 21, 2020
Jen Hodge conducts an online concert during the pandemic after returning to B.C. from New York City. Photo courtesy Claudia Nobauer
Courtenay artist Bill Bolten recently presented Dr. Bonnie Henry with this carving of a yellow warbler. Photo supplied.

Courtenay carver creates gift for Dr. Bonnie Henry

Bill Bolten presented the carving to B.C.’s public health officer in person

  • Oct 21, 2020
Courtenay artist Bill Bolten recently presented Dr. Bonnie Henry with this carving of a yellow warbler. Photo supplied.
John Cox prepares the Friday Pizza Night dinner, while Sadie waits patiently for anything to hit the floor. Photo by Leslie Cox.

DUCHESS OF DIRT: Harvest time for the Duchess

Cox garden not only about the flowers

  • Oct 21, 2020
John Cox prepares the Friday Pizza Night dinner, while Sadie waits patiently for anything to hit the floor. Photo by Leslie Cox.
Understanding which social media platforms to use for your marketing is key to business success. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Get social media working for you

Joe Smith Special to The Record Over the past six months and…

  • Oct 21, 2020
Understanding which social media platforms to use for your marketing is key to business success. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
The three candidates vying for the Courtenay-Comox riding: Ronna-Rae Leonard (NDP) Brennan Day (Liberal) and Gillian Anderson (Green)

BC VOTES 2020 – Courtenay-Comox candidates address affordable housing

In an effort to inform the Courtenay-Comox riding constituents, we have supplied…

  • Oct 20, 2020
The three candidates vying for the Courtenay-Comox riding: Ronna-Rae Leonard (NDP) Brennan Day (Liberal) and Gillian Anderson (Green)
File photo of downtown Courtenay.

Comox Valley Chamber CEO stresses ‘Buy Local’ concept

Dianne Hawkins Special to The Record Someone once said “You can’t buy…

  • Oct 19, 2020
File photo of downtown Courtenay.
This photo shows some of the massive amounts of garbage - mostly discarded aquaculture material - collected from the Denman Island shoreline during the 2020 beach cleanup. Organizers estimate the accumulation to be between six and seven tonnes this year. Photo supplied.

LETTER – Volunteers frustrated as nearly 7 tonnes of aquaculture trash collected from Denman Island shoreline

Dear editor, This year’s beach cleanup on Denman Island collected between six…

  • Oct 19, 2020
This photo shows some of the massive amounts of garbage - mostly discarded aquaculture material - collected from the Denman Island shoreline during the 2020 beach cleanup. Organizers estimate the accumulation to be between six and seven tonnes this year. Photo supplied.
Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.
Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo

WATER WISE: Healthy watersheds should be a priority for all political parties

Do you know where your party of choice stands on the subject of clean water?

  • Oct 18, 2020
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo
Golden Ticket winner Chris Gooch. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Third Valley Vonka Golden Ticket redeemed

Chris Gooch has claimed one of the five Golden Tickets in the…

  • Oct 18, 2020
Golden Ticket winner Chris Gooch. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Glacier King vet Jordan Neufeld had a goal and an assist in Friday’s victory. (File photo used, as league policy prevents media from attending games, due to COVID-19 regulations.)

Comox Valley Glacier Kings split weekend series with Oceanside

First win of the season for Yetis Friday night

Glacier King vet Jordan Neufeld had a goal and an assist in Friday’s victory. (File photo used, as league policy prevents media from attending games, due to COVID-19 regulations.)
LETTER - After being struck three times, Comox cyclist all for additional bike safety measure

LETTER – After being struck three times, Comox cyclist all for additional bike safety measure

Dear editor, Re: Having a bike coalition do an assessment on bike…

  • Oct 10, 2020
LETTER - After being struck three times, Comox cyclist all for additional bike safety measure
The School District 71 distance learning program has seen a big jump in the number of registrants this fall, including ones from all over the world. Image, Screenshot

Comox Valley distance ed lands almost a thousand new students

International student visits down but students still signing up from all over for online ed

The School District 71 distance learning program has seen a big jump in the number of registrants this fall, including ones from all over the world. Image, Screenshot
The Famous Five paved the way for women to participate in matters of public life.

Annual Persons Day Lunch goes virtual for 2020

The registration deadline is Oct. 14 for Oct. 16 event

  • Oct 8, 2020
The Famous Five paved the way for women to participate in matters of public life.
Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Vancouver Island SAR teams join forces to extract injured mountaineers from a glacier

Injured mountaineers rescued from the side of a glacier in Strathcona Park

Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue
Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Campbell River and Comox Valley Search and Rescue teams join forces to rescue injured mountaineers

Injured mountaineers rescued from the side of a glacier in Strathcona Park

Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue
The guest of honour, Earl Naswell himself, at the 2019 dinner. More than 250 people attended the Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
The guest of honour, Earl Naswell himself, at the 2019 dinner. More than 250 people attended the Earl Naswell Community Christmas Dinner on Dec. 25 at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell