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The emergency department entrance of the Campbell River hospital, April 5, 2019.

Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District backs tax break in preliminary budget

Board approves a motion to reduce $4.4 million for reserves, though it must pass final budget

The emergency department entrance of the Campbell River hospital, April 5, 2019.
Contact tracing, say public health officials, is key in stopping COVID-19 in its tracks. File photo

Contact tracing is crucial, says north Island’s medical health officer

Dr. Charmaine Enns talks about the importance of case ID and follow-up

Contact tracing, say public health officials, is key in stopping COVID-19 in its tracks. File photo
Campbell River’s new hospital was one of two major projects for the North Island Hospitals Project. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

Comox-Strathcona still on track to pay down new hospital debt

Reserves for capital projects should increase over annual debt in 2023-24

Campbell River’s new hospital was one of two major projects for the North Island Hospitals Project. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Courtenay-Comox voters have a choice among three candidates in 2020. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay-Comox race could prove close again, says prof

Last time, close margin of victory determined who won B.C. overall

Courtenay-Comox voters have a choice among three candidates in 2020. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A man fishing on the Puntledge River in Courtenay recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied

Dead salmon smolt at Island river remain a mystery

Environment officials test Courtenay river after discovery of fish, noxious odour

A man fishing on the Puntledge River in Courtenay recently came across a number of dead salmon smolt and also noted a strange odour coming from the water. In this picture, a few can be seen lying under the water. Photo supplied

Someone breaks into Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Island

Value of damage and thefts at non-profit’s Courtenay store is estimated at $3,000

Island community goes for less glare from streetlights

The plan for BC Hydro is to start converting lights in November

Island district holds off school bus seatbelt retrofits

Compartmentalization of seats is key safety feature of buses, says Comox Valley report

‘Bad blood’ over pathology issue, says Island Health medical director

Regional hospital district board pushes for pathology service in Courtenay, Campbell River

Comox Valley protesters send message over old-growth logging

Event in downtown Courtenay was part of wider event on Friday

One person dead in two-vehicle accident in North Island

Highway 19A was closed for several hours north of Courtenay following the crash

The Comox Valley campus of the North Island Hospital. Black Press file photo

Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona

Region could use a couple of large facilities for seniors on the north part of the Island

The Comox Valley campus of the North Island Hospital. Black Press file photo

Green leadership hopeful brings message to Comox Valley

David Merner says he can win his seat and bring party together

Comox Strathcona Waste Management gets no bids for compost facility

Staff changing procurement process to get more firms to submit proposals

Busy long weekend for Comox’s 19 Wing search and rescue

Members of 442 Squadron took part in two successful missions

Island family expects solar power to pay for itself

Residential systems only part of the business for Cumberland energy company Hakai

Charges stayed in fatal driving case north of Fanny Bay

Length of time in go to trial was a factor in B.C. Supreme Court decision

Island community to add 10 more electric vehicle stations

The installation of the new stations in the Comox Valley should take place in 2021

Island community’s board of education chair resigns

Comox Valley Schools will have to hold byelection to fill trustee spot

Extra funding for routes for small island communities

Funding will enable ‘pilot’ routes to continue from September through March 2021