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Comox Mayor Russ Arnott offers a recap of the town’s activities in 2020

The following is a submission from Comox Mayor Russ Arnott, recapping his…

  • Dec 31, 2020

 

A new light display is providing some Christmas cheer for residents at The Views. Photo by Glen Halverson

Display brightens up holidays at Comox seniors’ home

Display part of St. Paul’s Foundation’s Lights of Hope project

 

Comox residents will have a substantial schedule change for curbside trash collection beginning in January 2021. (Ben Lypka/Black Press file)

Comox waste collection schedule released

Residents and businesses within the town of Comox will see changes to…

 

Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society posted these signs along Brooklyn Creek in late 2019 challenging local citizens to ‘capture’ a spawning coho salmon.

Video of salmon spawning in Brooklyn Creek a contest winner

A walk along Brooklyn Creek is an uplifting experience. To know salmon…

Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society posted these signs along Brooklyn Creek in late 2019 challenging local citizens to ‘capture’ a spawning coho salmon.
Chuck Burdick In Pacific Rim Rainforest. Photo supplied

Comox photographer publishes book

Chuck Burdick, a resident of Comox, recently published an 82-page colour photography…

  • Dec 9, 2020
Chuck Burdick In Pacific Rim Rainforest. Photo supplied
Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox, Dec. 5. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

VIDEO: Half a dozen humpback whales have play day near Vancouver Island shoreline

Peter Hamilton, founder of Life Force Ocean Friends, submitted this video of…

Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox, Dec. 5. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox, Dec. 5. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

VIDEO: Half a dozen humpback whales visit Comox

Peter Hamilton, founder of Life Force Ocean Friends, submitted this video of…

Humpback whales seen frolicking near Comox, Dec. 5. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo

Two Comox-Calgary flights exposed to COVID-19 in the past week

Seven flights between the two airports have now been flagged for COVID exposure

WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo
WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo

Two Comox-Calgary flights exposed to COVID-19 in the past week

Seven flights between the two airports have now been flagged for COVID exposure

WestJet in flight. Black Press file photo
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comox Archives and Museum is closed to the public. Photo supplied.

Comox Museum closed until the new year

The doors to the Comox Archives and Museum are again closed to…

  • Dec 2, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comox Archives and Museum is closed to the public. Photo supplied.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 Comox president Lynn Edey (Left) and past president Gerry Maillet (Right) presenting Mayor of Comox, Russ Arnott, with the first poppy, signalling the beginning the Branch 160 Poppy Campaign leading up to Remembrance Day on November 11, 2020.

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott’s Remembrance Day address

Since the first commemoration in 1919, each November 11th, Canadians pay tribute…

  • Nov 11, 2020
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 Comox president Lynn Edey (Left) and past president Gerry Maillet (Right) presenting Mayor of Comox, Russ Arnott, with the first poppy, signalling the beginning the Branch 160 Poppy Campaign leading up to Remembrance Day on November 11, 2020.
For the fourth year in a row, Cameron Contracting Ltd. and Hyland Precast Inc. are asking the community to nominate local families or individuals in need. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley businesses asking the community to nominate local families in need of help this Christmas

Building Christmas Dreams campaign now in its fourth year

  • Nov 8, 2020
For the fourth year in a row, Cameron Contracting Ltd. and Hyland Precast Inc. are asking the community to nominate local families or individuals in need. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Teresa Hedley and a copy of her book, “What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism.” Photo supplied

Comox Valley parent pens book about her family’s journey with autism

Teresa Hedley’s book, What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism did…

Teresa Hedley and a copy of her book, “What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism.” Photo supplied
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 Comox president Lynn Edey (Left) and past president Gerry Maillet (Right) presenting Mayor of Comox, Russ Arnott, with the first poppy, signalling the beginning the Branch 160 Poppy Campaign leading up to Remembrance Day on November 11, 2020.

Comox Remembrance Day ceremony scaled down due to COVID

For the first time, spectators are discouraged from attending the Comox Cenotaph…

  • Nov 4, 2020
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 Comox president Lynn Edey (Left) and past president Gerry Maillet (Right) presenting Mayor of Comox, Russ Arnott, with the first poppy, signalling the beginning the Branch 160 Poppy Campaign leading up to Remembrance Day on November 11, 2020.
Jake Masri with Grahame Edwards and Jeff Agopsowicz. Photo by Don Tait

Comox art gallery puts jazz in the spotlight for new exhibit

Photos from Georgia Straight Jazz Society’s shows at the Avalanche featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

  • Oct 14, 2020
Jake Masri with Grahame Edwards and Jeff Agopsowicz. Photo by Don Tait
The three candidates for Courtenay-Comox debated in a virtual forum on Oct. 8. Image, screenshot

Courtenay-Comox candidates face off in online debate

Issues at chamber event included seniors’ homes, economy, housing

The three candidates for Courtenay-Comox debated in a virtual forum on Oct. 8. Image, screenshot
Comox Community Centre restarts membership access Oct. 13

Comox Community Centre restarts membership access Oct. 13

Comox Community Centre membership holders are able to use their membership to…

  • Oct 8, 2020
Comox Community Centre restarts membership access Oct. 13
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps

Woman steps forward about placenta found on beach in Comox

RCMP investigators have no safety concerns and consider matter closed

  • Oct 3, 2020
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach in Comox Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps

Human placenta found on Comox beach

Beach walker made unsettling discovery Friday morning

  • Oct 2, 2020
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach in Comox Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach in Comox Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps

Human placenta found on Comox beach

Beach walker made unsettling discovery Friday morning

  • Oct 2, 2020
A placenta, which initial investigation shows to be of human origin, was discovered on Goose Spit beach in Comox Friday, Oct. 2. Photo via Google Maps