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Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

A one-day court martial concerning an assault charge at HMCS Quadra will…

Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre
A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister

DFO sets Salish Sea herring harvest rate at 20 per cent

Coastal communities and conservation groups say that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)…

A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister
The Hillview Apartments in Merville caught fire Tuesday morning. Scott Stanfield photo

One person dead as fire ravages Island apartment building

Tenants of the Hillview Apartments in Merville were evacuated Tuesday when the building caught fire.

The Hillview Apartments in Merville caught fire Tuesday morning. Scott Stanfield photo
Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home

Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home

The Island Health board of directors has appointed a temporary administrator to…

Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home
File photo of a bear that had to be put down after entering a yard in Courtenay in 2015.

Comox Samaritan covers bear with blanket, gets a big surprise

Conservation officer says person lucky after animal hit by car in record year for bear encounters

File photo of a bear that had to be put down after entering a yard in Courtenay in 2015.
A closeup of a large chinook (spring) salmon. Dreamstime

Vancouver Island MPs fight for coastal fishery

Gord Johns says if the federal government can find billions of dollars…

A closeup of a large chinook (spring) salmon. Dreamstime
MPs have voted in favour of Bill S-203, also known as the ‘Free Willy’ bill. Photo supplied

‘Free Willy’ bill demands end to whale captivity

MPs vote in favour of Bill S-203

MPs have voted in favour of Bill S-203, also known as the ‘Free Willy’ bill. Photo supplied
The Cona Hostel in Courtenay caught fire Saturday morning. (Scott Stanfield/Comox Valley Record)

Fire crews battle large blaze at Courtenay hostel

Courtenay Fire Chief Don Bardonnex said nobody was injured

The Cona Hostel in Courtenay caught fire Saturday morning. (Scott Stanfield/Comox Valley Record)
Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village

Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village

Campus planned for Comox encourages independent activity, freedom to move

Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village
Seal Bay Nature Park is a popular dog-walking area in the Comox Valley. Leashing is optional on the inland side, and mandatory on the water side of the park. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island dog walker accosted by man with bear spray

Woman figures man is afraid of dogs after latest in string of Comox Valley incidents

Seal Bay Nature Park is a popular dog-walking area in the Comox Valley. Leashing is optional on the inland side, and mandatory on the water side of the park. Photo supplied
Conditions are ideal at Mt. Washington. Cade Stewart photo

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

Conditions are ideal at Mt. Washington. Cade Stewart photo
Vancouver Island man named Philadelphia Flyers assistant GM

Vancouver Island man named Philadelphia Flyers assistant GM

Courtenay’s Brent Flahr spent nine-plus years in Minnesota

Vancouver Island man named Philadelphia Flyers assistant GM
Cam Levins points to his Canadian marathon record. Photo supplied

Vancouver Islander aiming for Olympics after smashing Canadian marathon record

Black Creek’s Cam Levins chasing next challenge after Canada’s fastest-ever marathon in Toronto

Cam Levins points to his Canadian marathon record. Photo supplied
Jonathan Sedman, injured Saturday at Saratoga Speedway, is recovering at Vancouver General Hospital. Photo supplied

Campaign started for worker injured at Vancouver Island race track

Jonathan Sedman was pinned underneath a car after it flipped at Saratoga Speedway

Jonathan Sedman, injured Saturday at Saratoga Speedway, is recovering at Vancouver General Hospital. Photo supplied
Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell

Inside the music: step behind the curtain at the venerable Vancouver Island Music Festival

Big Read: VIMF in the Comox Valley exemplifies the spirit of an Island summer music festival

Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell
Riptide, CVUSC paved the way for varsity soccer players

Riptide, CVUSC paved the way for varsity soccer players

Chloe Gummer has become a leader at VIU

Riptide, CVUSC paved the way for varsity soccer players
Motorists and emergency personnel rescue occupants of a truck in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Island Highway. Scott Stanfield photo

Multi-vehicle accident sends motorists to hospital

Slick road conditions at time of crash

Motorists and emergency personnel rescue occupants of a truck in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Island Highway. Scott Stanfield photo
A new rainbow sidewalk in Courtenay was vandalized shortly after it was painted Friday. Scott Stanfield photo

Vancouver Island rainbow crosswalk vandalized one day after installation

Shop owner says colours still beautiful

A new rainbow sidewalk in Courtenay was vandalized shortly after it was painted Friday. Scott Stanfield photo

Blaney calls for seniors strategy

Senior citizens can fall into the category of ‘most vulnerable Canadians,’ who…

Lindsey’s Law: New national DNA data bank honours missing B.C. woman

Lindsey’s Law: New national DNA data bank honours missing B.C. woman

Vancouver Island mom Judy Peterson’s efforts result in missing persons’ DNA data bank

Lindsey’s Law: New national DNA data bank honours missing B.C. woman