Courtenay

File photo of 5th Street Bridge.

Courtenay bridge project delayed further

The 5th Street Bridge Project has been delayed again. Two overnight closures…

 

File photo of past OCP public forum at the Florence Filberg Centre.

Vision for Courtenay available for public review

Over the last two years the City of Courtenay has been asking…

 

In a recent Tracy Kobus painting, “Living Room,” a red couch surrounded by mountains symbolizes how we find togetherness or comfort within an unpredictable or inhospitable setting – a reference to the past couple of years coping with COVID-19 and climate change. Photo supplied

Artist Tracy Kobus has exhibit at Courtenay coffee house

Check out some of Tracy Kobus’s recent giclee prints at Bean Around…

  • Jan 22, 2022

 

The Fifth Street Bridge project is nearing an end. The final concrete pour will happen this weekend. The bridge will be fully closed overnight on Saturday, Jan. 22 and again on Sunday, Jan, 23. Photo by Terry Farrell.

Full overnight closure of 5th Street Bridge both Saturday and Sunday for final concrete pour

Weather dependent, two overnight closures are now planned this weekend for the…

The Fifth Street Bridge project is nearing an end. The final concrete pour will happen this weekend. The bridge will be fully closed overnight on Saturday, Jan. 22 and again on Sunday, Jan, 23. Photo by Terry Farrell.
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Comox Valley Seniors Village. (Google Maps image)

COVID outbreak at Comox Valley Seniors Village

Island Health has released an advisory of a COVID-19 outbreak at the…

  • Jan 20, 2022
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Comox Valley Seniors Village. (Google Maps image)
The City of Courtenay hosted a day-long Ideas Fair, in 2020 at the Filberg Centre, to garner feedback to update the Official Community Plan. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay looking for community feedback on draft official community plan

The OCP applies to all lands within Courtenay city boundaries

The City of Courtenay hosted a day-long Ideas Fair, in 2020 at the Filberg Centre, to garner feedback to update the Official Community Plan. Scott Stanfield photo
This trailer, situated between two houses on Muir Road, was destroyed by fire Saturday night, Jan. 15. According to eyewitnesses, everyone escaped unharmed. Photo by Terry Farrell

Fire destroys trailer on Muir Road in Courtenay

Fire destroyed a trailer on a residential property on Muir Road in…

This trailer, situated between two houses on Muir Road, was destroyed by fire Saturday night, Jan. 15. According to eyewitnesses, everyone escaped unharmed. Photo by Terry Farrell
Thomas Plant of Courtenay has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide baseball team of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. Photo supplied

Courtenay baseball player signs with UVic Golden Tide

Courtenay’s Thomas Plant has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide…

Thomas Plant of Courtenay has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide baseball team of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. Photo supplied
Bo Waite’s son found this entry into the 2021 edition of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not - another reminder of the Comox Valley Record’s Pictures With Satan ad.

Comox Valley Record gets Courtenay into Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

Courtenay, B.C. has an entry in the latest Ripley’s Believe It Or…

Bo Waite’s son found this entry into the 2021 edition of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not - another reminder of the Comox Valley Record’s Pictures With Satan ad.
A paramedic carries a rescued cat away from the structure fire at Grant Avenue in Courtenay Tuesday, Dec. 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay Fire Department responds to second house fire in 24-hour period

Five people safely escaped a house fire on Grant Avenue and 22…

A paramedic carries a rescued cat away from the structure fire at Grant Avenue in Courtenay Tuesday, Dec. 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
Flames can be seen coming through the roof of a home on Fifth Street in Courtenay Monday, Dec. 27. Photo by Jenna Powell

UPDATED: Occupants, pets escape fire in Courtenay home Dec. 27

Updated Dec. 28 with comments from Fire Chief Kurt MacDonald *** Five…

Flames can be seen coming through the roof of a home on Fifth Street in Courtenay Monday, Dec. 27. Photo by Jenna Powell
Heather Ney (Comox Valley Transition Society), Coun. Doug Hillian, Sean Ferguson (Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association-DCBIA), Coun. David Frisch, Coun. Will Cole-Hamilton with Daisy, Mayor Bob Wells, Coun. Wendy Morin, Tracey Clarke (DCBIA), and Sandra Viney (DCBIA) attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new public washroom in downtown Courtenay, on the corner of 6th Street and England Avenue. Photo supplied

New public washroom opens in downtown Courtenay

Those seeking relief in downtown Courtenay now have another option available following…

Heather Ney (Comox Valley Transition Society), Coun. Doug Hillian, Sean Ferguson (Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association-DCBIA), Coun. David Frisch, Coun. Will Cole-Hamilton with Daisy, Mayor Bob Wells, Coun. Wendy Morin, Tracey Clarke (DCBIA), and Sandra Viney (DCBIA) attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new public washroom in downtown Courtenay, on the corner of 6th Street and England Avenue. Photo supplied
Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied

Courtenay freestyle skier in the mix for Olympic berth

Dillan Glennie hoping to earn one of four spots available on Beijing’s Canadian halfpipe team

Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied
The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday, Dec. 16. File photo

Courtenay bridge repairs in home stretch

The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday,…

  • Dec 15, 2021
The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday, Dec. 16. File photo
The Indigenous rights suporters begin their march. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay marchers show support for Indigenous rights

Group starts in front of MLA’s office before heading down 5th Street

The Indigenous rights suporters begin their march. Photo by Mike Chouinard
File photo of the 5th Street Bridge during rehabilitation.

Concrete pouring planned Thursday for Courtenay bridge

Sunny days are here again! The concrete pour on the 5th Street…

  • Dec 8, 2021
File photo of the 5th Street Bridge during rehabilitation.
Santa will make an appearance at the annual children’s Christmas Party, Dec. 18 at the Lewis Centre. Supplied

Courtenay Recreation hosts Children’s Christmas Party

Celebrate the magic of the holidays at the annual children’s Christmas Party…

  • Dec 8, 2021
Santa will make an appearance at the annual children’s Christmas Party, Dec. 18 at the Lewis Centre. Supplied
Courtenay council

Courtenay restoration project aims to return site to pre-colonial state

Project Watershed has purchased and transferred land in a bare trust agreement,…

Courtenay council
The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team hosted Nanaimo’s John Barsby Secondary in a Tuesday night league game. Scott Stanfield photos

Courtenay senior boys basketball team defeats Nanaimo opponent

The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team defeated Nanaimo’s John Barsby Secondary…

  • Dec 8, 2021
The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team hosted Nanaimo’s John Barsby Secondary in a Tuesday night league game. Scott Stanfield photos
Courtenay council

Development application in Courtenay delayed a second time

Courtenay council has again asked staff for more information before considering a…

Courtenay council