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Courtenay council approves additional money for park design analysis

Courtenay council has approved an additional $25,000 to a design options analysis…

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The Greenwood Trunk Project is 75 per cent complete. File photo

Courtenay council approves funding reallocation to complete sewer project

Courtenay city council has approved reallocating funds from other projects and reserves…

The Greenwood Trunk Project is 75 per cent complete. File photo
Single lane alternating traffic continues on the 5th Street Bridge as the repair process continues. Scott Stanfield photo

Bridge repairs, COVID a double whammy for Courtenay businesses

The COVID pandemic, coupled with an extended period to repair the 5th…

Single lane alternating traffic continues on the 5th Street Bridge as the repair process continues. Scott Stanfield photo
Left image: Don Bardonnex led the Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department for nearly 14 years. Right image, from left: Fire Chief Kurt MacDonald, and deputy fire chiefs Jonathan Welsh and George Seigler. City of Courtenay photo

Courtenay fire chief retires after lengthy career

After a decades-long career in fire and emergency services, Courtenay Fire Chief…

Left image: Don Bardonnex led the Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department for nearly 14 years. Right image, from left: Fire Chief Kurt MacDonald, and deputy fire chiefs Jonathan Welsh and George Seigler. City of Courtenay photo
The north side of Ryan Road between Back and Sandwick roads contains a paved shoulder with a ditch and bus stop, but no sidewalk. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay sidewalk proposal subject to ministry approval

Project estimated to exceed $1.5 million

The north side of Ryan Road between Back and Sandwick roads contains a paved shoulder with a ditch and bus stop, but no sidewalk. Scott Stanfield photo
Queneesh Elementary School

Courtenay’s Queneesh Elementary added to COVID exposure list

Queneesh Elementary is the latest Comox Valley school to be added to…

Queneesh Elementary School
Sean Hayes locks it out at 1,020 pounds in the deadlift at the Static Monsters Worldwide. Photo supplied

Courtenay strongman outlifts the field

Following a podium finish at his first professional event earlier this year,…

Sean Hayes locks it out at 1,020 pounds in the deadlift at the Static Monsters Worldwide. Photo supplied
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Courtenay council updates priorities for remainder of term

Courtenay council has mapped out its priorities for the remainder of its…

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The Connect Warming Centre is located at 685 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay. File photo

Warming centre to offer overnight shelter in Courtenay

Courtenay council has approved a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewal…

The Connect Warming Centre is located at 685 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay. File photo
Heavy rains and a chill wind were no deterrent for a hardy group of volunteers helping the City of Courtenay with important habitat restoration at the Courtenay Airpark. Supplied

New trees planted in area around Courtenay Airpark lagoon

Heavy rains and a chill wind were no deterrent for a hardy…

Heavy rains and a chill wind were no deterrent for a hardy group of volunteers helping the City of Courtenay with important habitat restoration at the Courtenay Airpark. Supplied
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Courtenay council meetings switch to Comox Valley Regional District Civic Room

Spectators and participants at Courtenay council meetings will soon have more breathing…

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Courtenay council held a special meeting Tuesday in response to the early morning fire at the Travelodge. File photo

Courtenay council resolves to provide emergency shelter for displaced individuals

Courtenay council held a special meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, in response…

Courtenay council held a special meeting Tuesday in response to the early morning fire at the Travelodge. File photo
Fireworks are restricted within City of Courtenay limits. Stock photo

Fireworks restricted within City of Courtenay limits

As Halloween approaches, the City of Courtenay and the Courtenay Fire Department…

Fireworks are restricted within City of Courtenay limits. Stock photo
The Comox Valley’s premiere haunted house experience returns to The LINC Youth Centre in Courtenay.

Haunted house returns to Courtenay youth centre

The Comox Valley’s premiere haunted house experience is returning to The LINC…

  • Oct 19, 2021
The Comox Valley’s premiere haunted house experience returns to The LINC Youth Centre in Courtenay.
The annual Courtenay Halloween Parade and Party is Saturday, Oct. 30. Photo supplied

Spooktacular fun planned in downtown Courtenay Oct. 30.

Get on your broomstick and follow the witches and black cats to…

  • Oct 18, 2021
The annual Courtenay Halloween Parade and Party is Saturday, Oct. 30. Photo supplied
The completion date for the 5th Street Bridge project has again been pushed back. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay business owners cope with extended bridge repair timeline

The City of Courtenay had expected the Fifth Street Bridge repairs to…

The completion date for the 5th Street Bridge project has again been pushed back. Scott Stanfield photo
Downtown Courtenay welcomes you to participate in the 2021 Comox Valley Christmas Parade. Sunday December 5, at 2 p.m. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

Comox Valley Christmas Parade to return after one-year absence

After approval from health authorities, the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association has…

  • Oct 12, 2021
Downtown Courtenay welcomes you to participate in the 2021 Comox Valley Christmas Parade. Sunday December 5, at 2 p.m. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
The City of Courtenay will be conducting water main flushing in parts of WestCourtenay,  Oct. 12-11. DREAMSTIME IMAGE

Water mains being flushed in West Courtenay in October

City of Courtenay Public Works Services will be flushing water mains in…

The City of Courtenay will be conducting water main flushing in parts of WestCourtenay,  Oct. 12-11. DREAMSTIME IMAGE
A salmon leaps out of the water while fighting a line in the Puntledge River, near Condensory Bridge, in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Fall fishing on the Puntledge River in Courtenay

Fishing enthusiasts took advantage of Sunday’s beautiful fall weather to cast a…

A salmon leaps out of the water while fighting a line in the Puntledge River, near Condensory Bridge, in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
Isfeld Secondary School raised more than $9,000 at its Terry Fox Run, Oct. 1. The Grad Spirit Crew (pictured) was the top team, raising $3,600. Photo supplied

Mark Isfeld School’s Terry Fox Run nets more than $9,000

Mark Isfeld Secondary School held its 2oth consecutive Terry Fox Run on…

  • Oct 8, 2021
Isfeld Secondary School raised more than $9,000 at its Terry Fox Run, Oct. 1. The Grad Spirit Crew (pictured) was the top team, raising $3,600. Photo supplied