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Bear struck by vehicle limped into woods

Someone with good intentions was in for a surprise Tuesday when they happened upon a motionless bear lying on Anderton Road in Comox.

Cumberland BMX racer focusing on pro career

Aleasha Wiebe is hoping for another trip to the BMX World Championships.

Cannabis store proposed for west side of Courtenay

Courtenay Council has approved second reading of a zoning amendment for a proposed non-medical cannabis retailer in the strip mall at 2270 Cliffe Ave. The store is to be named The Patchi, formerly Nature's Blend. A public hearing about the proposal will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, July 15 in council chambers.

Courtenay council adopts bylaw to regulate plastics

Courtenay council adopted a bylaw to regulate the business use of single-use plastics.

Transit service abides by boundary limits

A couple that lives on Rennison Road in Area C need help from handyDART, but they live just beyond the pickup boundary of the transit service that accommodates people with cognitive and physical disabilities.

Former volleyball star runs to kill cancer

Since 2012, Stephanie Kurz has been pushing herself to the limit as she raises money to help eradicate cancer.

Relay For Life unites community

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Valley cyclists aim for national titles

Five Comox Valley cyclists will be vying for national titles at the Canadian Road Championships, starting June 28 in Beauce, Que. Nigel and Gillian Ellsay are competing in the elite categories, Ben Katerberg is racing in the U23 division, and junior mountain bikers Emilly Johnston and Carter Woods are trying their hand at road racing.

Asian business owners adapt to life in the Valley

Government program helps labour market

Youth mountain biker racing in Europe

Laffey reaches podium in Scotland

Cannabis retailer hopes to open by fall at Driftwood Mall

Courtenay's first private cannabis retail store is expected to open in the fall at Driftwood Mall.

CVRD to investigate, assess options for odour standards

At its Tuesday meeting, the Comox Valley Sewage Commission directed staff to investigate and assess options for setting an odour standard for the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre.

Storefront cannabis retailer proposed at Cliffe Avenue

Courtenay council approved second reading of a rezoning for a storefront cannabis retailer at 1025 Cliffe Ave., between 10th and 11th streets. The applicant, Fire in the Sky Cannabis, intends to open the business next door to its Smoke on the Water Smoke Shop, which opened in 2011.

Wood smoke continues to poison our air, lungs

Wood heating emits nearly three times the amount of PM2.5 (particulate matter) in six months as all types of transportation combined in a year. HealthLink BC says PM is considered the air pollutant of greatest concern to human health in the province.

Glacier King grads win championships in Ontario

Two graduates of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings who also played minor hockey together have each won a junior A championship in Ontario the last two years.

Military veteran pays homage to the fallen

Courtenay resident lands in Juno Beach after six-day cycle tour

888 Wing remembers D-Day

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MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices

Blaney tries to address gouging at the pump

Comox Valley well represented at provincial TF championship

Four athletes from Highland Secondary competed at the provincial track and field championships last weekend in Kelowna.

NDP makes way for Free Willy bill

S-203 would ban whale, dolphin captivity