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Someone with good intentions was in for a surprise Tuesday when they happened upon a motionless bear lying on Anderton Road in Comox.
Aleasha Wiebe is hoping for another trip to the BMX World Championships.
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 adopted a bylaw to regulate the business use of single-use plastics.
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.
Since 2012, Stephanie Kurz has been pushing herself to the limit as she raises money to help eradicate cancer.
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.
Government program helps labour market
Laffey reaches podium in Scotland
Courtenay's first private cannabis retail store is expected to open in the fall at Driftwood Mall.
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.
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 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.
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.
Courtenay resident lands in Juno Beach after six-day cycle tour
Blaney tries to address gouging at the pump
Four athletes from Highland Secondary competed at the provincial track and field championships last weekend in Kelowna.
S-203 would ban whale, dolphin captivity