Courtenay

Seymour Pacific Developments is proposing a three-unit development of apartments at 801 Ryan Road in Courtenay. Photo submitted

Courtenay council seeking public comments on proposed Ryan Road apartment building

Seymour Pacific Developments proposing mix of nearly 250 one, two and three-bedroom units

Seymour Pacific Developments is proposing a three-unit development of apartments at 801 Ryan Road in Courtenay. Photo submitted
For the second straight year, the Courtenay brewery’s signature India pale ale has medalled at the Canadian Brewing Awards. Jet Fuel IPA won a bronze at the recent awards. Photo supplied

Ace Brewing Co. beer wins bronze at Canadian Brewing Awards

The legacy of Jet Fuel IPA by Ace Brewing Co. continues to…

  • Sep 27, 2021
For the second straight year, the Courtenay brewery’s signature India pale ale has medalled at the Canadian Brewing Awards. Jet Fuel IPA won a bronze at the recent awards. Photo supplied
Vancouver Island author and historian Catherine Marie Gilbert will present an in-person pictorial talk based on her new book, A Journey Back to Nature: A History of Strathcona Provincial Park, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the Courtenay and District Museum. Photos supplied

Courtenay Museum hosts Vancouver Island historian for ‘pictorial talk’

Vancouver Island author and historian Catherine Marie Gilbert will present an in-person…

Vancouver Island author and historian Catherine Marie Gilbert will present an in-person pictorial talk based on her new book, A Journey Back to Nature: A History of Strathcona Provincial Park, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the Courtenay and District Museum. Photos supplied
Students led the climate strike along Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay on Friday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Students hold climate march through Courtenay

Students and supporters took messages through downtown streets

Students led the climate strike along Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay on Friday. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Glen Urquhart Creek rehabilitation project is nearing completion. Photo supplied

Restoration work along Glen Urquhart Creek in Courtenay nearing completion

In-stream work almost complete, with replanting expected in October

The Glen Urquhart Creek rehabilitation project is nearing completion. Photo supplied
Deanne McRae and Mackenzie Gartside present YANA with a cheque from one of their recent store promotions.  YANA representative Shormila Bakshi gladly accepts it from the little philanthropic shop.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Shawnee Waterfield

Courtenay’s philanthropic retail store perpetually supporting multiple causes

Uplifters ‘prioritizes social good over shareholder profits’

  • Sep 23, 2021
Deanne McRae and Mackenzie Gartside present YANA with a cheque from one of their recent store promotions.  YANA representative Shormila Bakshi gladly accepts it from the little philanthropic shop.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Shawnee Waterfield
Courtenay City Hall

Courtenay expanding access to council meetings

In-person attendance becoming an option

  • Sep 22, 2021
Courtenay City Hall
The body that oversees regional waste is not waiving tipping fees for Courtenay residents. (Pixabay photo)

CSWM not waiving yard waste tip fees for Courtenay residents

City staff had initially made the request due to hauler delays during pickups

The body that oversees regional waste is not waiving tipping fees for Courtenay residents. (Pixabay photo)
Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Courtenay-Alberni candidate Gord Johns, Canada’s NDP

Election night set for Sept. 20, 2021

Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni is selling orange “Ervery Child Matters” glass hearts as a fundraiser for the Indian Residential School Survivor Society. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay business selling glass orange hearts as fundraiser for residential school survivors

When downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni first heard the news about…

Downtown Courtenay business owner Sheila Toni is selling orange “Ervery Child Matters” glass hearts as a fundraiser for the Indian Residential School Survivor Society. Photo by Terry Farrell
The trapped fawn in a manure pile off Comox Road Wednesday evening (Aug.17). Photo by Yvonne Muir/Facebook

VIDEO: Island man dives into neck-deep manure to save trapped deer

A deer was stuck in a large manure field on a farm off Comox Road

The trapped fawn in a manure pile off Comox Road Wednesday evening (Aug.17). Photo by Yvonne Muir/Facebook
Sean Ferguson jumped into a large manure pile Tuesday (Aug. 17) evening in Courtenay to save a trapped fawn. Photo by Yvonne Muir/Facebook

With video: Valley man dives into neck-deep manure to save trapped deer

A deer was stuck in a large manure field on a farm off Comox Road

Sean Ferguson jumped into a large manure pile Tuesday (Aug. 17) evening in Courtenay to save a trapped fawn. Photo by Yvonne Muir/Facebook
The 17th Street Corridor Improvement project will include: painted, parking-protected bike lanes between the Rotary Trail and Willemar Avenue. Google Maps screenshot

Courtenay receives infrastructure money for improvements to 17th Street

The City of Courtenay has received $1.72 million in provincial and federal…

  • Aug 11, 2021
The 17th Street Corridor Improvement project will include: painted, parking-protected bike lanes between the Rotary Trail and Willemar Avenue. Google Maps screenshot
There have been several incidents of overheight vehicles trying to use the Fifth Street Bridge. Due to the ongoing construction, clearance on the bridge has been reduced to 3.6 metres. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Bridge incidents have Courtenay mayor pleading with drivers to be aware of vehicle height

‘Numerous’ overheight vehicles have come in contact with 5th Street Bridge scaffolding

There have been several incidents of overheight vehicles trying to use the Fifth Street Bridge. Due to the ongoing construction, clearance on the bridge has been reduced to 3.6 metres. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Friends and neighbours planted a commemorative maple tree to wish Marion Jones a happy 100th birthday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay’s Marion Jones marks 100th birthday milestone

Friends, neighbours plant a commemorative maple tree to wish her happy birthday

Friends and neighbours planted a commemorative maple tree to wish Marion Jones a happy 100th birthday. Photo by Mike Chouinard
In court on Friday, Clinton G. Armstrong was found not guilty of attempted murder but guilty of a number of other charges. Record file photo

Courtenay man who slashed confined wife with box-cutter not guilty of attempted murder

Clinton G. Armstrong convicted of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon in Courtenay courtroom

In court on Friday, Clinton G. Armstrong was found not guilty of attempted murder but guilty of a number of other charges. Record file photo
The city and CUPE Local 556 recently came up with a new four-year agreement. File photo

Not time for union increase, according to Courtenay councillor

Manno Theos said businesses and citizens have been struggling during pandemic

The city and CUPE Local 556 recently came up with a new four-year agreement. File photo