Scott Stanfield

Comox Valley United soccer team reaches Jackson Cup quarter-final

The Comox Valley United men's soccer team beat Gorge FC 1-0 in its Jackson Cup opening game, Feb. 22 in Victoria.

Hiker stuck on cliff rescued near Comox Lake

A team of volunteers from Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue helped a man who was stuck on a cliff ledge late Wednesday afternoon during a hike near Comox Lake.

Comox Valley curling teams win silver medals at BC Winter Games

Team Richards and Team Parkinson, largely composed of Comox Valley Curling Club members, both won silver medals at the BC Winter Games, Feb. 20-23 in Fort St. John.

Comox Valley football player identified as a top Canadian prospect

Duncan Whetter is a commanding presence on the football field.

Development proposal in Courtenay stalled at third reading

A development proposal adjacent to the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community has stalled at the crucial third reading while Courtenay council awaits further information from City staff.

Kumugwe Cultural Society plans legacy project in Comox Valley

The Kumugwe Cultural Society has asked Courtenay council to contribute $5,000 towards a project in memory of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada, particularly on Vancouver Island.

Denman Island football player joins B.C. team at Snoop championship

In only his second year in the sport, Sebastian Lambert of Denman Island was selected to play with the B.C. U14 team that competed in December at the Snoop Youth Football League National Championship in Los Angeles. Rapper Snoop Dogg founded the non-profit league for inner-city children to play football.

Former member of cadet training centre in Comox pleads guilty to charge of conduct prejudice to good order and discipline

At a court martial Monday in Vancouver, a junior officer charged with assault in a July 2018 incident at the HMCS Quadra Cadet Training Centre pleaded guilty to conduct prejudice to good order and discipline.

‘Hot spot’ wood smoke areas identified in Comox Valley

Last year, the Comox Valley Regional District issued 59 rebates to residents who replaced old wood stoves with a cleaner heating option. The rebates included 13 electric heat pumps, eight higher efficiency wood stoves, 35 gas stoves (propane or natural gas) and three pellet stoves.

Plan includes $150,000 worth of housing projects in Comox Valley

Directors at the Feb. 11 Regional District Committee of the Whole meeting approved the 2020-2024 action plan of the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness.

Planning continues for South Courtenay Riverway Extension

The Riverway Trail, which runs alongside the Courtenay River and Estuary, will eventually connect to the Royston Seaside Trail.

Comox Valley Sewage Commission approves odour upgrades at treatment plant

Area B residents living near the Water Pollution Control Centre on Brent Road received some welcome news Tuesday when the Comox Valley Sewage Commission approved additional odour upgrades to the facility.

Comox Valley United clinches VISL second division title

The Comox Valley United men's team clinched the Vancouver Island Soccer League second division title after winning a pair of games on the weekend.

Assault charges laid following incident at cadet training centre in Comox

A one-day court martial concerning an assault charge at HMCS Quadra will be held in Vancouver on Monday, Feb. 17.

Rental housing proposed near Courtenay Hospital

A Vancouver company has applied to construct 151 rental units on three lots covering a 5.8-acre site at 2700 Mission Rd., near the new hospital in Courtenay.

Comox Valley mountain bike racer signs with professional team

Last year, Patrick Laffey made a splash in the world of downhill mountain bike racing with three top-five results at junior World Cup events in Europe.

Leaders consider co-operative housing posibilities in the Comox Valley

In a recent meeting, local and senior-level politicians, community groups and representatives from BC Housing discussed how to collectively finance and build multiple co-operative housing projects in the Comox Valley.

Courtenay council votes down cantilever option for Fifth Street Bridge

In a 5-2 vote Monday, Courtenay council opted not to include cantilevers in the final design of the 5th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project.