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Andrew Scheer outlined some recent promises around tax cuts. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Scheer makes quick campaign stop in Comox

Conservative leader highlights tax promises early in campaign

Andrew Scheer outlined some recent promises around tax cuts. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Hamilton photographer “Arial” in July 2018 when it made more than 20 breaches. Photo by Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

Photographer ID’s two new humpback visitors in Island waters

Lifeforce’s Peter Hamilton thinks whales might be from Hawaii or Mexico

Hamilton photographer “Arial” in July 2018 when it made more than 20 breaches. Photo by Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
The 6th Street site of the altercation in Courtenay in 2017. File photo

Island manslaughter suspect found not guilty in Supreme Court

Court accepts accused’s argument of self-defence for 2017 incident in Courtenay

The 6th Street site of the altercation in Courtenay in 2017. File photo
Family members of residents have been conducting a letter campaign to have Island Health take over Comox Valley Seniors Village. (Google Maps image)

Families want Island Health to take over seniors home

Letter campaign points out longstanding issues at the Comox Valley residence

Family members of residents have been conducting a letter campaign to have Island Health take over Comox Valley Seniors Village. (Google Maps image)
Ajinkya “Jinkx” Chodankar (second from right) and his cricket friends take a break from play at Lewis Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard

B.C. cricket players get interrupted by racist remark

Community has had protocols in place for years to respond to prejudice

Ajinkya “Jinkx” Chodankar (second from right) and his cricket friends take a break from play at Lewis Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Emergency crews respond to an accident scene at Comox Valley Kayaks and Canoes after a vehicle went off the road and ran into the Cliffe Avenue business. Photo supplied, Courtenay Fire Department

Kayak shop on Island getting back to business after crash

Courtenay operation does most of its business during summer months

Emergency crews respond to an accident scene at Comox Valley Kayaks and Canoes after a vehicle went off the road and ran into the Cliffe Avenue business. Photo supplied, Courtenay Fire Department
Rescuers help prepare Gerald Cline to be taken to hospital. Screenshot, Adam Cline                                Gerald Cline was flown out of Courtenay shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. File photo/Black Press

B.C. rider says he’s lucky to be alive after trail mishap

Gerald Cline credits rescuers, from fellow riders to Cumberland first responders

Rescuers help prepare Gerald Cline to be taken to hospital. Screenshot, Adam Cline                                Gerald Cline was flown out of Courtenay shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. File photo/Black Press
Emergency crews respond to an accident scene at Comox Valley Kayaks & Canoes after a vehicle went off the road and ran into the Cliffe Avenue business. Photo supplied, Courtenay Fire Department

Island fire department responds to three vehicle incidents under an hour

Courtenay incidents include a possible hit-and-run, rear-ender and vehicle driving into kayak shop

Emergency crews respond to an accident scene at Comox Valley Kayaks & Canoes after a vehicle went off the road and ran into the Cliffe Avenue business. Photo supplied, Courtenay Fire Department
CVGSAR lead out two lost hikers from the Circlet Lake area in Strathcona Park. Facebook photo, CVGSAR

Island SAR team finds hikers stranded in Strathcona Park at 4:30 a.m.

Hikers were lost in fog Friday night and missed junction on way to campsite

CVGSAR lead out two lost hikers from the Circlet Lake area in Strathcona Park. Facebook photo, CVGSAR
A stretch of the Old Island Highway will close for six weeks starting next week. Image, Google Maps

Stretch of Highway 19A closed for six weeks

Crews to replace culvert south of Fanny Bay, traffic to be detoured

A stretch of the Old Island Highway will close for six weeks starting next week. Image, Google Maps
BC Ambulance transported the injured mountain biker from Cumberland to the Courtenay Airpark. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Injured Island mountain biker airlifted from Courtenay

Rider suffered broken collarbone, ribs after crash on Cumberland trails

BC Ambulance transported the injured mountain biker from Cumberland to the Courtenay Airpark. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Drops of blood left by the suspect. Facebook photo

Island B&E suspect said someone was trying to kill him

Courtenay family awakened about 1:30 a.m. to sound of breaking glass

Drops of blood left by the suspect. Facebook photo
Pilot was among victims in float plane crash near Port Hardy, sister confirms

Pilot was among victims in float plane crash near Port Hardy, sister confirms

Al McBain’s sister found out Sunday after returning from a camping trip

Pilot was among victims in float plane crash near Port Hardy, sister confirms
Cumberland Community School. File photo

Students, parents jump to suspended Cumberland teacher’s defence

Many comments on social media describe David Munro as favourite teacher

Cumberland Community School. File photo
UPDATED: Vancouver Island teacher suspended for use of vulgar language and profanities toward students
UPDATED: Vancouver Island teacher suspended for use of vulgar language and profanities toward students
Ocular still shows the scars but has been healing this past year. Photo courtesy of Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce

Injured humpback returns to waters near Comox a year later

Photographer spotted Ocular near Comox again and noticed the whale has been healing

Ocular still shows the scars but has been healing this past year. Photo courtesy of Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce
A view of the cabins on Stuart Wood Island, on Moat Lake. Photo via moatlakeretreat.com

Cabin has saved others before recent rescue of Island hiker

Strathcona Park A-frame structure has provided refuge for about 40 people, says owner

A view of the cabins on Stuart Wood Island, on Moat Lake. Photo via moatlakeretreat.com
Murray Naswell points to the spot on the map where he was stuck on a cliff above Moat Lake. He was eventually able to get to a cabin below where rescuers found him. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record

Hiker survives five-day ordeal on Vancouver Island mountain range

Fog forced Courtenay man onto cliff before he found safety in lake cabin at Strathcona Park

Murray Naswell points to the spot on the map where he was stuck on a cliff above Moat Lake. He was eventually able to get to a cabin below where rescuers found him. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Comox Valley Record
BREAKING: Hiker found alive in Strathcona Park

BREAKING: Hiker found alive in Strathcona Park

Search crew discovered Naswell, 50, in cabin early Monday afternoon

BREAKING: Hiker found alive in Strathcona Park
Paul Berry of CVGSAR. File photo, Comox Valley Record

Search and rescue looking for Island hiker in Strathcona Park

Murray Naswell of Cumberland was supposed to hike up a summit Wednesday

Paul Berry of CVGSAR. File photo, Comox Valley Record