Courtenay

A second-floor balcony continues to smoulder after a fire extinguisher was used to get a small balcony fire under control at the Washington Inn Apartments. Brian Hayward, who lives on the third floor, was alerted to the fire by the smell of smoke wafting into his apartment. Photo by Brian Hayward.

Courtenay firefighters respond to balcony fire at Washington Inn Apartments

Firefighters were called out to the Washington Inn Apartments Sunday, April 17,…

 

Security camera image of 7-Eleven robbery suspect. Photo supplied.

Late-night Courtenay robbery results in 500-plus days in jail

Heatley’s sentence also includes probation, DNA order, firearms ban

 

Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department membership, photo from July 2019. Photo supplied

Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department creates new bursary fund

The Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) recently established a bursary fund with…

 

Adelie Simson and Sarah Dolman in a scene from Quaranteened, one of two one-act plays that Courtenay Little Theatre will be presenting virtually, April 2-5. Photo supplied

Courtenay Little Theatre returning with a virtual event

The Pandemic Diaries featuring two original one-act plays, can be viewed April 2-5

Adelie Simson and Sarah Dolman in a scene from Quaranteened, one of two one-act plays that Courtenay Little Theatre will be presenting virtually, April 2-5. Photo supplied
Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Courtenay Airpark gets nearly $160K for infrastructure upgrades

The Courtenay Airpark has received $159,446 in government funds for infrastructure upgrades.…

Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied

Courtenay man looks to brain surgery for second chance

Cole Moore’s sister sets up GoFundMe to help father looking after brother

Cole Moore with one of his sisters, Jasmin Moore. Photo supplied
Gp Vanier in Courtenay. Circa 2018. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools

Another COVID exposure alert for Vanier Secondary in Courtenay

Island Health has sent another exposure alert to parents of students attending…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Gp Vanier in Courtenay. Circa 2018. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Schools
Island Health has announced a COVID-19 outbreak at Glacier View Lodge, a long-term care facility in the Comox Valley. File photo.

Island Health declares a COVID outbreak at Glacier View Lodge in Courtenay

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a long-term care facility in…

Island Health has announced a COVID-19 outbreak at Glacier View Lodge, a long-term care facility in the Comox Valley. File photo.
Kaitlyn Brown is one of the two plaintiffs who have filed a civil claim against Courtenay resident Willaim Robert Girdlestone for “deliberate and malicious campaign of defamation, harassment, and threats.”

American Twitch gamers suing Courtenay man for alleged harassment

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include a response from…

Kaitlyn Brown is one of the two plaintiffs who have filed a civil claim against Courtenay resident Willaim Robert Girdlestone for “deliberate and malicious campaign of defamation, harassment, and threats.”
Courtenay’s Ace Brewing Company’s Jet Fuel IPA was chosen for second place in the annual Canadian Brewing Awards. Photo submitted

Courtenay brewery takes silver medal at Canadian Brewing Awards

“It’s huge - they are the biggest awards in Canada that you can get (in the brewing industry).”

Courtenay’s Ace Brewing Company’s Jet Fuel IPA was chosen for second place in the annual Canadian Brewing Awards. Photo submitted
Volunteers await their clientele at the Jan. 24 Sunday Station. The free meal service takes place every other Sunday at the old Courtenay train station on Cumberland Road. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay’s Sunday Station continues to grow

Every other Sunday at 6 p.m., Angela Anderson and an ever-growing group…

Volunteers await their clientele at the Jan. 24 Sunday Station. The free meal service takes place every other Sunday at the old Courtenay train station on Cumberland Road. Photo by Terry Farrell
Cathy Browne is very proud of her new front door. All the new doors are lovely and create an individual look for each room. Photo submitted

Courtenay’s Glacier View Lodge dressing up its doorways for residents

Glacier View Lodge’s vision of ‘feels like home’ has been enhanced this…

  • Jan 23, 2021
Cathy Browne is very proud of her new front door. All the new doors are lovely and create an individual look for each room. Photo submitted
Ginette Matthews shows off some of the wares at The Local Refillery. Photo by Femke Overmaat

Pandemic meant going digital quickly for Courtenay’s Local Refillery

Owner Ginette Matthews says system keep business open in its early months

Ginette Matthews shows off some of the wares at The Local Refillery. Photo by Femke Overmaat
The Glacier View Lodge Christmas tree can be seen from far and wide. Photo supplied.

Courtenay’s Glacier View Lodge Legacy of Light campaign deadline extended to Feb. 14

The Glacier View Lodge (GVL) Legacy of Light campaign deadline has been…

The Glacier View Lodge Christmas tree can be seen from far and wide. Photo supplied.
Letter to the editor

LETTER – Cyclist suggests widening 17th Street at the bridge could alleviate some of Courtenay’s traffic problems

Dear editor, I read the recent article about the proposed new pedestrian…

  • Dec 23, 2020
Letter to the editor
Courtenay City Hall

Courtenay tax deadlines looming

A reminder of important tax deadlines for City of Courtenay homeowners. If…

  • Dec 14, 2020
Courtenay City Hall
GP Vanier grad Samantha Rebitt has earned the 2020 Governor General’s Academic Medal, with an academic average of 99.8 per cent. Photo supplied

GP Vanier announces its 2020 Governor General’s Academic Medal winner

Samantha Rebitt had a near-perfect 99.8 per cent academic average

  • Dec 1, 2020
GP Vanier grad Samantha Rebitt has earned the 2020 Governor General’s Academic Medal, with an academic average of 99.8 per cent. Photo supplied
The suspect in a Nov. 22 attempted robbery at the Ryan Road 7-Eleven has been arrested. Photo supplied

Courtenay man arrested in connection with attempted robbery at 7-Eleven

A 19-year old Courtenay man has been arrested following an attempted robbery…

The suspect in a Nov. 22 attempted robbery at the Ryan Road 7-Eleven has been arrested. Photo supplied
BC Hydro will release higher volumes of water down the Puntledge River on Nov. 24-25. Black Press file photo

BC Hydro testing hydroelectric facility system along Puntledge River all week

Tests will result in high water levels, possible siren initiation

BC Hydro will release higher volumes of water down the Puntledge River on Nov. 24-25. Black Press file photo
Pat’s two children cuddle their cat Jasmine while wearing onesies receieved in their latest parcel from Leisa Hirvonen. (Special to The News)

Online ad brings together families from Comox Valley and Maple Ridge

Leisa Hirvonen and Shelley Scullah team up to help retiree who recently adopted his newborn grandson

Pat’s two children cuddle their cat Jasmine while wearing onesies receieved in their latest parcel from Leisa Hirvonen. (Special to The News)