Comox

CEO Mike Atkins and CVAC management team in front of the new cafe. Photo submitted

On The Fly Satellite Café opens ‘post-security’ at Comox Valley Airport

The satellite café will feature many favourites like coffee, wraps and breakfast

CEO Mike Atkins and CVAC management team in front of the new cafe. Photo submitted
There is a new playground structure to check out at the Elks and Royal Purple Park in Kye Bay. Photo supplied

New playground equipment at Kye Bay’s Elks and Royal Purple Park

There is a new playground structure to check out at the Elks…

There is a new playground structure to check out at the Elks and Royal Purple Park in Kye Bay. Photo supplied
Retired major Ted Usher (in suit) of the Army Cadet League, presents (from left) Cadet Sergeant Clifford, Cadet Warrant Officer Vernon, and Cadet Warrant Officer Patry with their Army Cadet Service Medals. The cadets are all members of 1726 Canadian Scottish Regiment Army Cadet Corps. The medals were presented for successfully completing four years of service to the program.

Three Comox Valley cadets recognized for hard work

Retired major Ted Usher (in suit) of the Army Cadet League, presents…

Retired major Ted Usher (in suit) of the Army Cadet League, presents (from left) Cadet Sergeant Clifford, Cadet Warrant Officer Vernon, and Cadet Warrant Officer Patry with their Army Cadet Service Medals. The cadets are all members of 1726 Canadian Scottish Regiment Army Cadet Corps. The medals were presented for successfully completing four years of service to the program.
Comox councillors have approved spending up to $2.1 million for a marine services building at the Comox Marina. Black Press file photo

New marine services building on the horizon in Comox

The current timeline sees substantial completion in May 2023

Comox councillors have approved spending up to $2.1 million for a marine services building at the Comox Marina. Black Press file photo
Other than Cumberland and CVRD Area B, where both incumbents were acclaimed, voters will have decisions to make regarding their school trustees.

Comox Valley school trustee candidates offer differing views on most important issue

The 14 candidates running for school board trustee positions in the Comox…

  • Oct 6, 2022
Other than Cumberland and CVRD Area B, where both incumbents were acclaimed, voters will have decisions to make regarding their school trustees.
The current town council conferred the Freedom of the Municipality to Mayor, Russ Arnott. Standing behind (to his right) Couns. Ken Grant, Alex Bissinger, Maureen Swift and (to his left) Couns. Stephanie McGowan, Nicole Minions, and Dr. Jonathan Kerr.

Comox Mayor Russ Arnott presented with the Freedom of the Municipality

The council of the Town of Comox conferred the Freedom of the…

The current town council conferred the Freedom of the Municipality to Mayor, Russ Arnott. Standing behind (to his right) Couns. Ken Grant, Alex Bissinger, Maureen Swift and (to his left) Couns. Stephanie McGowan, Nicole Minions, and Dr. Jonathan Kerr.
Nicole Minions (upper left) has been acclaimed as the new mayor of Comox. Voters will still elect 6 councillors from a list of 10.

Comox candidates discuss public transit, affordable housing, reconciliation

In an effort to keep voters as informed as possible heading into…

  • Oct 5, 2022
Nicole Minions (upper left) has been acclaimed as the new mayor of Comox. Voters will still elect 6 councillors from a list of 10.
Kealy Donaldson is running for a seat on Comox council.

Council candidate Kealy Donaldson focuses on Comox’s waterfront and density issues

“It’s an interesting race in Comox for a seat on council,” says…

  • Oct 5, 2022
Kealy Donaldson is running for a seat on Comox council.
Liam Mackenzie, 15, of Comox has made the Under-17 national soccer team. Photo courtesy Vancouver Whitecaps

Comox soccer player named to U17 national team

Soccer Canada has named Liam Mackenzie of Comox to the Under-17 national…

Liam Mackenzie, 15, of Comox has made the Under-17 national soccer team. Photo courtesy Vancouver Whitecaps
Highland’s senior girls volleyball team won the silver division at the VIU Mariners tournament. Photo supplied

Highland girls volleyball team strong at VIU tourney

Highland’s senior girls’ volleyball team demonstrated another level of improvement on the…

  • Oct 3, 2022
Highland’s senior girls volleyball team won the silver division at the VIU Mariners tournament. Photo supplied
Lifelong Comox resident Chris Haslett is running for a seat on town council. Photo supplied.

Family man, business owner Chris Haslett running for a seat on Comox council

I am excited to announce that I have put my name in…

  • Oct 3, 2022
Lifelong Comox resident Chris Haslett is running for a seat on town council. Photo supplied.
Royal Canadian Airforce flight safety personnel are investigating an incident at 19 Wing Comox after a CP-140 Aurora landed with a possible engine malfunction Wednesday, Sept. 28. Black Press file photo

RCAF personnel investigating possible Aurora engine malfunction at 19 Wing

‘The aircrew initiated a three-engine approach, for which they train regularly’

Royal Canadian Airforce flight safety personnel are investigating an incident at 19 Wing Comox after a CP-140 Aurora landed with a possible engine malfunction Wednesday, Sept. 28. Black Press file photo
Emmy Lan, centre, on the podium at Loudenvielle, France. Photo by Kike Abelleira

Comox mountain biker wins U21 world championship

Emmy Lan of Comox has won a world title in mountain biking.…

Emmy Lan, centre, on the podium at Loudenvielle, France. Photo by Kike Abelleira
Sarah Hagen. Photo by McKinnon Photography

Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for autumn recital

Pianist Sarah Hagen brings an autumnal program to Comox United Church on…

Sarah Hagen. Photo by McKinnon Photography
Isfeld’s senior boys volleyball team won the tier 2 consolation final at a 32-team tournament at UBC. Photo supplied

Courtenay volleyball team wins consolation final at UBC tourney

The senior boys volleyball squad from Ecole Mark Isfeld were consolation winners…

  • Sep 26, 2022
Isfeld’s senior boys volleyball team won the tier 2 consolation final at a 32-team tournament at UBC. Photo supplied
Ruby Sidhu is running for a seat on Comox council.

Ruby Sidhu running for a seat on Comox council

Being a father of two boys, and being the only son of…

  • Sep 23, 2022
Ruby Sidhu is running for a seat on Comox council.
Liam Mackenzie (#22) scores against Seattle, Saturday at UBC. Photo supplied

Comox footballer scores in Whitecaps season opener

Liam Mackenzie of Comox, a 15-year-old member of the Vancouver Whitecaps Under-17…

Liam Mackenzie (#22) scores against Seattle, Saturday at UBC. Photo supplied
The Comox Community Centre is where Comox voters go on Oct. 15. Photo via comox.ca

Where, when, and what you need to vote in Comox

The Town of Comox municipal election will be taking place on Saturday,…

The Comox Community Centre is where Comox voters go on Oct. 15. Photo via comox.ca
Between Worlds by Ciny Powell is one of the pieces on exhibit at the upcoming Pearl Ellis Gallery show.
Between Worlds by Ciny Powell is one of the pieces on exhibit at the upcoming Pearl Ellis Gallery show.
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied

Comox girls volleyball team second at season-opener

The Highland senior girls volleyball team was runner-up at its first tournament…

  • Sep 20, 2022
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied