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Pictured, from left - Leif Lefevre (Rookie of the Year 2022 ), Sacha Scott (I Made a Difference, 2022), Ryan Chittle (Firefighter of the Year 2022), Elie Dewulf (Firefighter of the Year, 2021), Andrew Pisano (Above and Beyond 2022) Elsa Gilroy (Above and Beyond 2021), Josh Tadeson (Rookie of the Year 2021 ) and Tammy Blair (Rookie of the Year 2022 ). Missing from the photo is Brent Craven (I Made a Difference, 2021), Nick Gilroy (Rookie of the Year, 2021)

Comox Fire Rescue celebrates 2022 award recipients

Comox Fire Rescue held its annual awards night on Saturday, Nov. 26.…

 

Stewart Goodings has just published his first novel, My friend, My Enemy - available now at local bookstores and online. Photo supplied

Comox author’s first novel reflects his knowledge of Russian culture and politics

Comox and Denman Island writer Stewart Goodings has published his first novel,…

  • Nov 19, 2022

 

Santa Claus is coming to Filberg Park in Comox. Photo supplied

Santa Claus making a weekend stop at Filberg Park in Comox

Santa Claus will visit Filberg Park on Nov. 25, 26, and 27.…

 

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott was on hand at the Canada Day parade . Photo by Terry Farrell

Former Comox mayor Russ Arnott loses battle with cancer

Former Comox mayor Russ Arnott has lost his battle with cancer. Arnott…

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott was on hand at the Canada Day parade . Photo by Terry Farrell
2021 Courtenay Remembrance Day Ceremony. Photo by Terry Farrell

Legions host Remembrance Day ceremonies in all three Comox Valley municipalities

Spearheaded by their respective Legions, all three Comox Valley municipalities are hosting…

  • Nov 10, 2022
2021 Courtenay Remembrance Day Ceremony. Photo by Terry Farrell
Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for a concert on Nov. 29. Photo by Karen McKinnon

Pianist Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for November recital

Pianist Sarah Hagen brings a program of some of her favourite pieces…

  • Nov 9, 2022
Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for a concert on Nov. 29. Photo by Karen McKinnon
Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force were recently recognized for their above-and-beyond efforts in rescueing stranded motorists during the atmospheric river disaster in Agassiz-Harrison in 2021. (File Photo)

RCAF squad praised for Agassiz-area rescues during last year’s floods

The RCAF 442nd Squadron awarded Barry Marsden Memorial Award

Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force were recently recognized for their above-and-beyond efforts in rescueing stranded motorists during the atmospheric river disaster in Agassiz-Harrison in 2021. (File Photo)
Treaty negotiations for the K'ómoks First Nation began in 1994. File photo

K’ómoks Treaty passes another milestone

For thousands of years K’ómoks ancestors harvested, preserved and stored rich food…

Treaty negotiations for the K'ómoks First Nation began in 1994. File photo
St. Peter’s Church in Comox is hosting its annual silent auction fundraiser. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox church’s annual silent auction runs through the month of November

Start your Christmas shopping early by visiting the St. Peter’s Church Annual…

St. Peter’s Church in Comox is hosting its annual silent auction fundraiser. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Comox Branch 160 presented the first poppy of the 2022 Poppy Campaign to Mayor-Elect Nicole Minions on Thursday, Oct. 27. The presentation was held at the Comox branch.

Comox mayor receives first poppy of 2022 Legion Poppy Campaign

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Comox Branch 160 presented the first…

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Comox Branch 160 presented the first poppy of the 2022 Poppy Campaign to Mayor-Elect Nicole Minions on Thursday, Oct. 27. The presentation was held at the Comox branch.
Sophia and her family are ambassadors for this years CVCDA Children's Telethon. Credit: Natasha Newton

Meet this year’s Comox Valley Child Development Association ambassador family

Sophia and her family are the representatives of the 47th Annual Children’s Telethon

  • Oct 31, 2022
Sophia and her family are ambassadors for this years CVCDA Children's Telethon. Credit: Natasha Newton
The west side post-explosion of Building 25. Photo by Technical Safety BC

Struck gas line caused building explosion at CFB Comox: report

Nearly a year after the incident, Technical Safety BC confirms explosion source

The west side post-explosion of Building 25. Photo by Technical Safety BC
Tamara Nolan flexes upon hearing she won her division at the Amateur Strongman Canada Championships, and earned her  pro card. Photo supplied

Comox woman wins national strongman championship

Tamara Nolan of Comox won the women’s 82 kilogram division at the…

Tamara Nolan flexes upon hearing she won her division at the Amateur Strongman Canada Championships, and earned her  pro card. Photo supplied
Joyce Jay’s children and their spouses got together for Joyce’s 105th birthday on Oct. 18 in Comox. Photo by Terry Farrell

105-year-old Comox resident offers her secret to a long life

Joyce Jay was frank when asked about the secret to a long…

Joyce Jay’s children and their spouses got together for Joyce’s 105th birthday on Oct. 18 in Comox. Photo by Terry Farrell
Map for accessible trick or treating.

Accessibility initiative tears down trick-or-treating barriers in Comox

Easy access to homes, use of flashing lights and loud noises restricted

Map for accessible trick or treating.
“Comox Marina” by Lynne Sweetman is one of the pieces on exhibit at the Pearl Ellis Gallery, Oct. 18-Nov. 12.

Brushworks take centre stage at next Pearl Ellis Gallery show

The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery will feature the Brushworks Painting Group from…

“Comox Marina” by Lynne Sweetman is one of the pieces on exhibit at the Pearl Ellis Gallery, Oct. 18-Nov. 12.
The Georgia Strait Big Band is playing the first of a fall "mini series" at the Little Red Church in COmox, Oct. 30. Photo supplied

Georgia Strait Big Band opens ‘mini-series’ in Comox

The Georgia Strait Big Band is hosting the first performance of a…

  • Oct 19, 2022
The Georgia Strait Big Band is playing the first of a fall "mini series" at the Little Red Church in COmox, Oct. 30. Photo supplied
Comox Valley RCMP. File photo

Police investigating suspicious male in Comox

He approached several school-aged children, asking them questions of a personal nature

Comox Valley RCMP. File photo
In Kimberley, voting will take place at McKim School, 689 Rotary Drive, between the voting hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

It’s Election Day in Comox: Here’s everything you need to know

The next reign of local leaders is expected to be named Saturday…

In Kimberley, voting will take place at McKim School, 689 Rotary Drive, between the voting hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Tyler Ingram also posted this photo on Twitter. “They were first spotted coming up Baynes Sound, passing Royston and into the Comox Marina. Was pretty cool to watch them for about 20 minutes before they gave up on (hunting) the seals.”

PHOTOS: Orcas spotted in Comox Harbour

A small pod of transient orcas was spotted in the Comox Bay…

Tyler Ingram also posted this photo on Twitter. “They were first spotted coming up Baynes Sound, passing Royston and into the Comox Marina. Was pretty cool to watch them for about 20 minutes before they gave up on (hunting) the seals.”