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File photo of a bear that wound up in a backyard of a Courtenay home.

What happens when a bear gets between a Vancouver Island man and his clothes

Comox Valley incident a reminder there are bears out there and you should minimize interactions

File photo of a bear that wound up in a backyard of a Courtenay home.
Joyce Lindemulder holds Sherry Turnbull. Photo supplied

‘Really unfit’ B.C. woman takes up competitive powerlifting at 61

Joyce Lindemulder says ‘resistance is never futile’ in her bid to lift her way to fitness

Joyce Lindemulder holds Sherry Turnbull. Photo supplied
The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo

B.C. man hospitalized after 100-foot cliff jump goes wrong

Young man airlifted to hospital after leap at popular swimming hole clipped rocks

The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo
Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied

B.C. mom uses ribbons to honour late son, shed light on mental illness

Judi Hills says we need to do more to end the stigma associated with mental illness

Judi Hills tied a ribbon to a tree in the Puntledge Park neighbourhood in memory of her son and of all the people who have struggled in silence. Photo supplied
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns, the NDP’s critic for mental health and harm reduction, is pictured in Ottawa with members of the Mom’s Stop the Harm advocacy group. Photo supplied

B.C. MP vows to keep fighting, despite toxic drug crisis bill rejection

Courtenay-Alberni MP’s Bill C-216 aimed to legislate health-based approach to substance use

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns, the NDP’s critic for mental health and harm reduction, is pictured in Ottawa with members of the Mom’s Stop the Harm advocacy group. Photo supplied
Rio Crystal of Comox is pictured during the Arctic Ultra Race from Dawson City to the Arctic Circle. Facebook

B.C. teen wins world’s toughest, coldest foot race

Rio Crystal won the Arctic Ultra Race: 250 miles from Dawson City to the Arctic Circle

Rio Crystal of Comox is pictured during the Arctic Ultra Race from Dawson City to the Arctic Circle. Facebook
Cassie Sharpe pictured at a recent halfpipe World Cup event in Calgary. Photo by Sebastien Berthiaume / Freestyle Canada

B.C.’s Darcy Sharpe joins gold medallist sister Cassie on Canada’s Olympic team

Cassie to defend women’s ski halfpipe title; Darcy named to men’s snowboard slopestyle/big air team

Cassie Sharpe pictured at a recent halfpipe World Cup event in Calgary. Photo by Sebastien Berthiaume / Freestyle Canada
Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo

Global coalition calls for halt to Vancouver Island shipbreaking operation

Belgium-based group joins lobby concerned about the demolition of old ships in Union Bay

Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo
The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied

Neighbours call B.C. shipbreaking operation a ‘disaster waiting to happen’

A group dubbed Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound (CCOBS) is pressing the…

The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied

Foundation presents case to restore rail service from Victoria to Courtenay

Courtenay directors question feasibility of ICF proposal

The day the Island shook: Vancouver Island rocked by earthquake 75 years ago today

7.3 earthquake knocked down 75 per cent of chimneys in Cumberland, Union Bay and Courtenay

Courtenay council provides landlord with ultimatum

Courtenay council is giving an ultimatum to the owner of problem property: board up or demolish the house, or pay the city for carrying out the work.

Comox rugby player enters junior year at American university

Hazel Bice of Comox is about to enter her junior year at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, where she studies nursing and plays on the women's rugby team.

Courtenay resident to judge skateboarding at Olympics

Courtenay resident Mike Prangnell, a former professional skateboarder, will be in Tokyo this summer when his sport debuts at the Olympic Games.

Courtenay food truck serves authentic El Salvadoran cuisine

Authentic El Salvadoran cuisine can be enjoyed on the dock at the Courtenay Slough, where twin sisters Janeth Recinos and Lorena Ticas operate the Pupuseria Las Gemelas food truck.

Courtenay rugby player named to national team for UK tour

Courtenay rugby player Foster deWitt is one of 13 B.C. born players selected to Canada's 32-man squad that will tour the United Kingdom next month. The team plays Wales July 3 and England July 10.

Comox Valley chapter of charity supports boys who seek connection

Mentors at Boys Club Network supports boys 12-18 years

Comox Valley Dodge relocating to vacated Canadian Tire site

Courtenay car dealership to feature a one-acre showroom

Courtenay council questions feasibility of Air Quality Improvement Plan

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada has tabled an Air Quality Improvement Plan that could yield immediate, measurable effects in the Comox Valley. The three-pillared plan aims to improve air quality by using renewable, locally sourced fuel.

Comox District Mountaineering Club wins BC Parks award

The Comox District Mountaineering Club has been honoured with an award from BC Parks. The club — which is nearing a century of existence — won the volunteer group category in the awards that recognize groups and individuals who care for B.C.'s 1,000-plus parks and protected areas.