Courtenay

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

 

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

 

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…

 

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)
In recognition of Louis Riel Day (Monday, Nov. 16), the City of Courtenay raised the Métis flag at city hall. The flag will fly at city hall the entire week, in honor of Louis Riel and the Metis People of Canada. The local Métis association is the MIKI’SIW Métis Association and has more than 250 members. Pictured at the flag-raising ceremony are (from left) Mayor Bob Wells, and from the MIKI’SIW Métis Association, president Lauren Dean, elder Jo Loukes, and director Sam Reynolds. Photo by Lisa Zervakis.

City Hall raises Métis flag in recognition of Louis Riel Day

In recognition of Louis Riel Day (Monday, Nov. 16), the City of…

In recognition of Louis Riel Day (Monday, Nov. 16), the City of Courtenay raised the Métis flag at city hall. The flag will fly at city hall the entire week, in honor of Louis Riel and the Metis People of Canada. The local Métis association is the MIKI’SIW Métis Association and has more than 250 members. Pictured at the flag-raising ceremony are (from left) Mayor Bob Wells, and from the MIKI’SIW Métis Association, president Lauren Dean, elder Jo Loukes, and director Sam Reynolds. Photo by Lisa Zervakis.
City of Courtenay staff spent Monday setting up the AquaDam flood mitigation device. A storm system is expected to bring major precipitation to the area this week. Photo by Terry Farrell

AquaDam being erected as a precautionary measure in Courtenay

Forecast storms and king tides have community taking anti-flooding measures

  • Nov 16, 2020
City of Courtenay staff spent Monday setting up the AquaDam flood mitigation device. A storm system is expected to bring major precipitation to the area this week. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Millionaire Lottery’s Courtenay prize home located at 2117 Crown Isle Drive, Courtenay, is 2,333 sq.ft. and has three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Photo supplied

PHOTOS: Courtenay Millionaire Lottery grand prize home now open to the public to tour

The Millionaire Lottery grand prize show home located in Courtenay at Crown…

  • Nov 8, 2020
The Millionaire Lottery’s Courtenay prize home located at 2117 Crown Isle Drive, Courtenay, is 2,333 sq.ft. and has three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Photo supplied
Courtenay residents will have a substantial schedule change for curbside trash collection beginning in January 2021. (Ben Lypka/Black Press file)

Courtenay moving to a zone system for curbside trash collection

New system means collection days will change with every statutory holiday

  • Oct 26, 2020
Courtenay residents will have a substantial schedule change for curbside trash collection beginning in January 2021. (Ben Lypka/Black Press file)
The Sid Williams Theatre marquee is once again proudly displaying upcoming events. Photo supplied

Courtenay’s Sid Williams Theatre reopening in a limited capacity

The Sid Williams Theatre Society spent many months since March’s forced closure…

  • Oct 22, 2020
The Sid Williams Theatre marquee is once again proudly displaying upcoming events. Photo supplied
Construction of the South Courtenay Riverway extension is expected to be complete by the end of November, 2020. Photo supplied

Construction begins on Courtenay Riverway extension

Construction has begun on the South Courtenay Riverway extension between Millard and…

  • Oct 11, 2020
Construction of the South Courtenay Riverway extension is expected to be complete by the end of November, 2020. Photo supplied
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
If you order a Domino’s Pizza on Saturday, Oct. 10, it may arrive via the Courtenay Fire Department. Photo supplied.

Courtenay firefighters to serve double duty as pizza deliverers Saturday

Get dinner and your smoke alarms tested all at once

  • Oct 7, 2020
If you order a Domino’s Pizza on Saturday, Oct. 10, it may arrive via the Courtenay Fire Department. Photo supplied.
LETTER - Courtenay councillor responds to letter penned by downtown businessman

LETTER – Courtenay councillor responds to letter penned by downtown businessman

Downtown Courtenay businessman’s open letter to Courtenay Coun. David Frisch, Having a…

  • Oct 7, 2020
LETTER - Courtenay councillor responds to letter penned by downtown businessman
Sewer pipe inspections will be taking place at various locations in Courtenay over the next few weeks.

Sewer pipe inspections at various locations in Courtenay over the next few weeks

A contractor will be inspecting sewer pipes in Courtenay starting Sept. 29…

  • Sep 27, 2020
Sewer pipe inspections will be taking place at various locations in Courtenay over the next few weeks.
Heavy rains are expected this week across much of Vancouver Island. (NEWS file photo)

Weather warning issued for the Comox Valley

Series of storms to hit the east coast of Vancouver Island this week

Heavy rains are expected this week across much of Vancouver Island. (NEWS file photo)