Terry Farrell

Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.

Ginger Goodwin’s Cumberland cemetery grave desecrated

Just days before the Miners Memorial weekend, Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been…

Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.
UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

Witnesses praise police for manner in which situation was handled

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man
Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied

Thief smashes through Vancouver Island Habitat for Humanity ReStore entrance to steal donation box

Costs to repair door likely more than value of what was taken

Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied
Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied
Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Comox Valley RCMP discover body of Stephen Mapes

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Clean-up of site began Tuesday morning

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

Attack on student in Courtenay ‘way more than bullying’, says mom

A Comox Valley mother said “it was way more than bullying” at…

Comox Valley RCMP cruiser
Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.

Vancouver Island shutterbugs submit their favourite Snowbirds pics

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are in Comox for their annual spring training…

Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.
VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

Military unit rescues four people stranded on Lovekin Rock

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino
The five Ballenas School students behind the experiment: Investigating the Growth Patterns of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Sprouts in Microgravity: a Potential Nourishment for Future Manned Spaceflight.

Vancouver Island produce company is sending alfalfa sprouts to outer space

Eat More Sprouts to be part of an International Space Station experiment

The five Ballenas School students behind the experiment: Investigating the Growth Patterns of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Sprouts in Microgravity: a Potential Nourishment for Future Manned Spaceflight.
RCMP have cordoned off an area around the Park Place apartment complex on Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. Terry Farrell photo

Early morning shooting in Courtenay

Reporter at taped-off scene outside apartment complex

RCMP have cordoned off an area around the Park Place apartment complex on Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. Terry Farrell photo
Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.

Hikers, dogs rescued from Vancouver Island mountain amid winter storm

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue extricates distressed hikers in Strathcona Park

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.
Record reporter Erin Haluschak

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Record reporter Erin Haluschak
A fire broke out at a residence on Lewis Avenue in Courtenay overnight Thursday. Photo via Aurora Schieszer

VIDEO: Fire consumes Courtenay house addition

No occupants in house at time of fire

A fire broke out at a residence on Lewis Avenue in Courtenay overnight Thursday. Photo via Aurora Schieszer
Women’s Week, February Family Fun set for Mount Washington

Women’s Week, February Family Fun set for Mount Washington

Fat biking gaining popularity at resort

Women’s Week, February Family Fun set for Mount Washington
Discarded carpeting and underlay sits outside an apartment unit at The Mariner in Comox, after a town water main burst, completely flooding the lower floor of the complex. Photo by Terry Farrell

Burst water main leaves low-income tenants evicted and homeless in Comox

Mayor: “We don’t have a mechanism to house the folks. We are trying to do the best we can.”

Discarded carpeting and underlay sits outside an apartment unit at The Mariner in Comox, after a town water main burst, completely flooding the lower floor of the complex. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers

VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers

Clip shows ‘about 200’ dolphins swimming alongside ferry

VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers
Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike

Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike

Corporation says ‘isolation’ of cheques is part of a program agreed to by both sides

Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike
UPDATED: Vancouver Island postal worker accuses Canada Post of questionable tactics during strike
UPDATED: Vancouver Island postal worker accuses Canada Post of questionable tactics during strike
Mount Washington Alpine Resort targeting Dec. 7 opening date

Mount Washington Alpine Resort targeting Dec. 7 opening date

Major snowfall in the forecast for this week

Mount Washington Alpine Resort targeting Dec. 7 opening date