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A Google maps screenshot of the area. The red arrow indicates where Tsable Lake is.

Man forced to trek 23 kilometres out of B.C. backcountry after bike stolen

Ross Hunt’s $1,000 bike was stolen on June 20

A Google maps screenshot of the area. The red arrow indicates where Tsable Lake is.
A Google maps screenshot of the area. The red arrow indicates where Tsable Lake is.

Stolen bike leads to 23-km forest trek for 63-year-old Royston man

Ross Hunt’s $1,000 bike was stolen on June 20

A Google maps screenshot of the area. The red arrow indicates where Tsable Lake is.
Popular Fanny Bay forest gallery closes; property sold

Popular Fanny Bay forest gallery closes; property sold

George Sawchuk’s “Wacky Woods” was a popular site with visitors for over 40 years

Popular Fanny Bay forest gallery closes; property sold
École Au-cœur-de-l’île is located in Comox, on Vancouver Island. Photo by Scott Strasser.

B.C. school vice-principal sent home for allegedly checking boys’ underwear

The school district is now investigating the incident

École Au-cœur-de-l’île is located in Comox, on Vancouver Island. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.

B.C. model in running to appear on Maxim cover

Stephanie Mitchell of Courtenay is leading a contest to appear on Maxim’s cover in an upcoming issue

Stephanie Mitchell poses on a beach near Sooke. Photo courtesy Dan Bergeron.
Photo courtesy Historica Canada.

VIDEO: B.C. gay rights activist featured in latest Heritage Minute

Jim Egan, who lived in Courtenay in his later years, was a strong advocate for the LGTBQ2 community

Photo courtesy Historica Canada.
An overhead view of where the filming would take place. Courtesy Google Maps.

Scenes for Sonic the Hedgehog movie set to be filmed on Highway 19 next fall

Central Vancouver Islanders who drive up and down the Inland Island Highway…

An overhead view of where the filming would take place. Courtesy Google Maps.
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Vancouver Island firefighters involved in crash that closed highway

Officials say the driver suffered a medical emergency that led to the crash

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Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay

Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay

Assailant, still at large, described as 5’7 Caucasian male with blue eyes and dirty blond hair

Woman recounts assault by unknown man on walking trail in Courtenay
Photo by Scott Strasser

Suspected biter of Comox Valley cab driver’s finger appears in court

Peter Valdal was charged with aggravated assault on April 28

Photo by Scott Strasser
Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Coffee run turns into fire rescue for pair of men

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay
RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay

RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay

Comox Valley RCMP officers are investigating after gunshots rang out in Courtenay…

RCMP investigating after gunshots fired in Courtenay
A Google street view of where the incident took place.

B.C. cab driver has tip of finger bitten off by ‘irate’ passenger

The incident took place in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island

A Google street view of where the incident took place.
Housing crisis amplified on Denman Island

Housing crisis amplified on Denman Island

High rental prices, density caps, and a shortage of housing stock have led to island-wide struggles

Housing crisis amplified on Denman Island
Tsunami Preparedness Week highlights education, preparation — even on the east coast

Tsunami Preparedness Week highlights education, preparation — even on the east coast

It’s officially Tsunami Preparedness Week in B.C. From April 9–15, governments and…

Tsunami Preparedness Week highlights education, preparation — even on the east coast
Vancouver Island residents 16 and older consumed an average of 11.5 litres of absolute alcohol in 2016, which is equivalent to 667 standard drinks per year. File photo.

Alcohol consumption on the rise on Vancouver Island

The increase has led to more hospitalizations as a result of alcohol consumption

Vancouver Island residents 16 and older consumed an average of 11.5 litres of absolute alcohol in 2016, which is equivalent to 667 standard drinks per year. File photo.
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

The virus has also been confirmed in Nanaimo and Delta

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley
Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity

Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity

The new healthcare facility averaged a 110 per cent patient volume between October and February

Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity
Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)

Province warning rabbit owners after confirmed cases of deadly virus

Testing confirmed feral rabbits in Nanaimo and Delta had died from rabbit hemorrhagic disease

Rabbit owners are advised to be cautious as there have been more confirmed cases of rabbit haemorrhagic disease. (News Bulletin file photo)
Black Press file photo.

Dead rabbits found at Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds stoke concerns about Nanaimo virus

A B.C. wildlife veterinarian says a few of the dead bunnies will be sent for diagnosis next week.

Black Press file photo.