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Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North seeks volunteers for ReStores

Both Courtenay and Campbell River locations in need of manpower

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography
David Pineo has been missing from his residence in Black Creek on Aug. 21. Photo supplied

RCMP are searching for missing Black Creek man

Pineo was reported missing from his residence on Aug. 21

David Pineo has been missing from his residence in Black Creek on Aug. 21. Photo supplied
Residents in Black Creek, Saratoga and Oyster River are on Stage 3 watering restrictions as of Aug. 16. File photo

Stage 3 water restrictions for Oyster River area

“These sources need to be carefully managed during drought conditions”

Residents in Black Creek, Saratoga and Oyster River are on Stage 3 watering restrictions as of Aug. 16. File photo
Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied

North Island College launches Access to Practical Nursing program

North Island College is introducing a new program to help health care…

Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied
The model canoe. Photo supplied

More than just a model

This model canoe, carved by Sam Henderson Jr, is a replica of…

The model canoe. Photo supplied
Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted

Discovery Inn Supports Local Artists

The Discovery Inn and the Campbell River Community Centre Painters are working…

Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted
The Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens’ Summer Show that will take place on the BC Day holiday weekend, July 31 to Aug. 2. File photo

Comox Valley’s Woodland Gardens hosting summer festival on BC Day long weekend

Art and artisans outdoor shows have been hit hard over the past…

The Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens’ Summer Show that will take place on the BC Day holiday weekend, July 31 to Aug. 2. File photo
The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller

Big rigs featured at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press The North American BIG RIG…

The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller
North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied

North Island College offers early childhood care and education certificate

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate students are preparing…

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied
Bates and Leigh at bat on July 10. Photo supplied

Cricket season in full swing in Campbell River

Next game on Saturday at Carihi Secondary School

Bates and Leigh at bat on July 10. Photo supplied
A good crowd took in the racing at Saratoga Speedway Saturday night, which included the Dwarf Cars (pictured). Photo by Doug Waller

Dwarf cars featured at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway Saturday night

Doug Waller Special to Black Press The cooler weather was perfect for…

A good crowd took in the racing at Saratoga Speedway Saturday night, which included the Dwarf Cars (pictured). Photo by Doug Waller
RBC presents $80,000 cheque to North Island College. From left to right: Kathleen Kuhnert, NIC vice-president, Students & Community Engagement; Rick Eigler, RBC branch manager, Comox Valley; Kelly Bissell, RBC regional vice-president; Kelly Shopland, NIC executive director Indigenous Education; Aubrey Lively, RBC assistant branch manager; and Katharina Schulte-Bisping, RBC assistant branch manager.

RBC gives $80,000 to support Indigenous students at North Island College

Indigenous students at North Island College will be able to access expanded…

RBC presents $80,000 cheque to North Island College. From left to right: Kathleen Kuhnert, NIC vice-president, Students & Community Engagement; Rick Eigler, RBC branch manager, Comox Valley; Kelly Bissell, RBC regional vice-president; Kelly Shopland, NIC executive director Indigenous Education; Aubrey Lively, RBC assistant branch manager; and Katharina Schulte-Bisping, RBC assistant branch manager.
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin

Saratoga Speedway Saturday card featured Sunwest RV Centre Crash to Pass season debut

Doug Waller Special to The Record The weather was perfect for the…

Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin

Full slate of racing in Black Creek at Saratoga Speedway opening night

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press Warm weather greeted both racers…

Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
North Island College graduates gathered at the Campbell River campus in early June to have their photo taken in their regalia. The photos are part of the virtual grad celebration, which is now live online. Photo supplied

North Island College launches Virtual Grad 2021

COVID-19 restrictions force second virtual graduation at NIC

North Island College graduates gathered at the Campbell River campus in early June to have their photo taken in their regalia. The photos are part of the virtual grad celebration, which is now live online. Photo supplied
PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to the Comox Valley

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted
The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)

North Island College launches first Indigenous Plan

The plan signifies NIC’s commitment to become more Indigenous serving

The Comox Valley campus of North Island College. (File photo)
The Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club is about to begin. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club set to launch

‘Crack the case’ the theme to this year’s efforts to keep kids reading

The Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club is about to begin. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Helen Austin performing with Trent Freeman at the 2018 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Austin is one of the many performers listed for the 2021 event.

Vancouver Island MusicFest goes virtual for 2021

Black Press to stream 25 hours of programming July 9-11

Helen Austin performing with Trent Freeman at the 2018 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Austin is one of the many performers listed for the 2021 event.
The Snowbirds are returning to train in Comox in May. File photo

Snowbirds returning to Vancouver Island in May

Flight team is following COVID-19 protocols for spring training in Comox

The Snowbirds are returning to train in Comox in May. File photo