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Courtenay company wins national competition

Nyoka Design Labs has added another $5,000 in prize money to its coffers.

Cannabis retail proposal draws mixed reviews from Courtenay residents

Coast Range Cannabis has applied to the City of Courtenay to operate a store at the Crown Isle shopping centre. If approved, it would be the seventh retail cannabis establishment in Courtenay, but only the second store east of the Courtenay River. Of the other six approved locations, four stores are operating, while two (Driftwood Mall and 576 England Ave.) are still in the licensing phase.

Former Courtenay councillor suggests waiting a year to repair bridge

In the opinion of a former member of Courtenay council, a year's postponement of the 5th Street Bridge rehabilitation project would be a good idea.

Subdivision proposal causes stir in Courtenay neighbourhood

Courtenay council approved second reading of a rezoning application to subdivide a property at 1550 Willemar Ave. Owner Shannon Black hopes to subdivide the lot as a strata with a common private road access in the driveway, leaving the house in place and building five single detached houses behind it.

Courtenay council approves lease extension for Warming Centre

Courtenay council has approved a one-year lease extension and continued in-kind support for the Connect Warming Centre at 685 Cliffe Ave.

Comox Valley Glacier Kings win three of first six games

Six games into the 2020/21 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season, the Comox Valley Glacier Kings have won three and lost three.

Comox Valley United men’s soccer team beats Gorge FC

The Comox Valley United men's soccer team defeated Gorge FC 2-1, Saturday at the Vanier turf. With two wins and a loss, CVU sits in a three-way tie for second place in the top division of the Vancouver Island Soccer League.

Comox Valley non-profit resumes film series virtually

World Community presents The Great Disconnect, Oct. 20, 21

Comox Valley Regional District initiates legal action against property owner

The Comox Valley Regional District has initiated legal action against Amandio Santos, whose rental properties have caused numerous complaints from residents in various municipalities.

Leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party visits Courtenay

Jagmeet Singh, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, paid a visit to Courtenay, Friday at the Comox Valley Art Gallery, where he met with Ronna Rae Leonard — BC NDP candidate for the Courtenay—Comox riding — and K'omoks First Nation Elder Barb Whyte.

Courtenay golf course, general manager earn PGA of BC awards

Bill Kelly, general manager at Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community, has been named executive professional of the year by the Professional Golfers' Association of BC, while the course itself earned facility of the year honours.

Water, sewer services provided to K’omoks First Nation

Utility installation is underway on the Condensory Bridge to provide water and sewer services to the K'ómoks First Nation community.

Courtenay strongman enters professional ranks of his sport

Sean Hayes has entered the professional ranks of his sport by winning a strongman competition, Saturday, Oct. 3 in Quebec City.

Courtenay company wins Startup Canada competition

Courtenay-based Nyoka Design Labs has won a $2,500 prize in a regional competition hosted by Startup Canada, qualifying for the national finals Oct. 20.

Harvesting planned near popular Comox Valley trails

An area near the Bevan Trail network slated for logging in the next few weeks has caused a groundswell of opposition, especially on the Friends of Bevan Trails Facebook page.

Popularity of disc golf grows in the Comox Valley

Disc golf provides an inexpensive means of playing a game while enjoying some time outside. It's played like golf, but instead of hitting a ball into a hole, players throw a streamlined disc into a metal basket.

Comox Valley man will gain bird’s eye view of Raptors organization

A Comox Valley basketball product has won a prestigious fellowship that will provide an inside view of the Toronto Raptors organization.

Comox Valley non-profit hopes to tap into orchard potential

The LUSH Valley Food Action Society has proposed to partner with the City to manage McPhee Meadows — riverfront property in the Old Orchard area, donated by the family of the late Robert McPhee — as an educational/demonstration community orchard. The society envisions an outdoor classroom and experiential learning space. Ideally, a plan would be ready by early next year for planting and pruning.

West Courtenay neighbours largely oppose subdivision application

Courtenay council approved first reading for a subdivision proposal in the western boundary of the city.

Comox Valley United beats Juan de Fuca to open men’s soccer season

The Comox Valley United men's team unleashed a 5-1 thumping over Juan de Fuca to mark its return to the first division of the Vancouver Island Soccer League, Saturday at the Vanier turf.