Terry Farrell

Pat Chicquen (right) and Rose Pokeda, of the Canadian Council of the Blind White Cane Club Comox Valley Chapter, hold the official proclamation from the Province of British Columbia, declaring Feb. 4-10 as White Cane Week in B.C. Photo by Terry Farrell

Province recognizes Feb. 4-10 as White Cane Week in B.C.

First full week of February has been National White Cane Week since 1946

Pat Chicquen (right) and Rose Pokeda, of the Canadian Council of the Blind White Cane Club Comox Valley Chapter, hold the official proclamation from the Province of British Columbia, declaring Feb. 4-10 as White Cane Week in B.C. Photo by Terry Farrell
B.C. hockey player nominated for Hobey Baker Award

B.C. hockey player nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Myles Powell is a forward at Rochester Institute of Technology

B.C. hockey player nominated for Hobey Baker Award
Tim Penney photographed iridescence in a cirrocumulus cloud while hiking at Mount Washington Sunday, Jan. 14.

All the colours of the rainbow, in a cloud

Rare phenomenon spotted at Mount Washington

Tim Penney photographed iridescence in a cirrocumulus cloud while hiking at Mount Washington Sunday, Jan. 14.
VIDEO: Orcas put on a show near Hornby Island

VIDEO: Orcas put on a show near Hornby Island

Louis Jobodin shares photos and video of his experience

VIDEO: Orcas put on a show near Hornby Island
Fire crews continue to douse the rubble of a home at 2753 Penrith Avenue in Cumberland, after a fire levelled the structure Friday night. Parts of the roof are all that remain of the former two-storey house. Photo by Terry Farrell

Body found after fire destroys multiple homes in Cumberland

The BC Coroners Service confirmed they were called to a fatal fire…

Fire crews continue to douse the rubble of a home at 2753 Penrith Avenue in Cumberland, after a fire levelled the structure Friday night. Parts of the roof are all that remain of the former two-storey house. Photo by Terry Farrell
James Flawith had a band of “Lil Workers” help out to make an impressionable entrance on Dragons’ Den. (screenshot)

Vancouver Island entrepreneur strikes a deal with a dragon

Lil Worker Safety Gear pitched on Dragons’ Den

James Flawith had a band of “Lil Workers” help out to make an impressionable entrance on Dragons’ Den. (screenshot)
Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula has received a death threat since the raid of the Leaf Compassion Dispensary, Tuesday, Oct. 3. (File photo)

Courtenay mayor receives death threat after cannabis dispensary raid

Courtenay City Hall has been inundated with calls and emails since the…

Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula has received a death threat since the raid of the Leaf Compassion Dispensary, Tuesday, Oct. 3. (File photo)
Rick Mercer hangs out with Reg Westcott, supervisor of animal care at MARS, and Hyacinth, a juvenile eagle, at Alders Beach, near Merville. Photo: Michal Grajewski, Rick Mercer Report

Mercer Report season premiere to feature Vancouver Island animal rescue centre

Viewing party Tuesday evening at the Avalanche

Rick Mercer hangs out with Reg Westcott, supervisor of animal care at MARS, and Hyacinth, a juvenile eagle, at Alders Beach, near Merville. Photo: Michal Grajewski, Rick Mercer Report
This series of photos was taken by Kalyssa Heinrich, from behind her father Ken’s kayak, just as the orca breached.

Family has close encounter with pod of orcas

The photos and video were taken near Comox, B.C.

This series of photos was taken by Kalyssa Heinrich, from behind her father Ken’s kayak, just as the orca breached.
VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

Marie Beaton was driving along Hwy. 19 near Qualicum when she saw smoke billowing at Horne Lake exit

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway
NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding

NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding

Nine votes. It was the margin of victory — for now —…

NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding
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19 Wing holds National Day of Honour service

Ceremony paid tribute to all those who served in the conflict

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Comox Valley Ground SAR information officer Paul Berry says the majority of Islanders are ill-prepared for  the ramifications of a major earthquake.

Vancouver Island earthquake should serve as a wake-up call

Local emergency preparedness expert says most Islanders not ready for ‘the Big One’

Comox Valley Ground SAR information officer Paul Berry says the majority of Islanders are ill-prepared for  the ramifications of a major earthquake.