Mike Chouinard

Shellfish industry get funds to clean up at Island sites and beyond

Businesses can apply to cover half of costs to clean up so-called ‘ghost gear’

Annual music event in Comox Valley celebrates online instead

Vancouver Island MusicFest holds virtual celebration set for July 10

Three proponents submit for Comox-Strathcona organics facility

Composting project delayed but should still be ready by December 2021

Comox Strathcona Waste Management goes to procurement for organics site

Three firms are bidding for the compost facility project, with decision expected by summer

Comox Strathcona Waste Management recycling bins still on schedule to be closed

Tainted items make region’s single-stream bins too costly; staff hope Return-It sites open soon

Friends give Vancouver Island veteran a drive-by 99th birthday greeting

Jim Cooper of Courtenay is one of a couple of Second World War veterans in the community

Two injured in motorcycle MVA near Black Creek

Vehicles were backed up as Old Island Highway was down to single-lane alternating traffic

COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers

North Island Hospital has been asked to share its perinatal COVID-19 response plan

UPDATED: Shelter Point Distillery switches production to sanitizers

Oyster River operation expects double shifts in the weeks, months ahead

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

RCMP looking for suspect who exposed himself at Miracle Beach

Police have received three reports of man in Miracle Beach park area

Mount Washington shutting in response to COVID-19

Resort announces it will continue to assess the situation as it develops

Shaw opens up web service in response to COVID-19

Moves include additional news and family entertainment channels

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Water bottling proponent defends plan to Island community

Merville’s Scott MacKenzie speaks to Cumberland about its bottling ban

Fire destroys chalet at Mount Washington, as eight escape

Fire department needed UTV to gain access because of Alpine Village location

Volunteers comb through thousands of photos in search for missing Vancouver Island man

Friends of Michael Gazetas are scouring files for a clue to resume official search

Tax requisition same, tip fees up for solid waste in Comox, Strathcona regions

CSWM board will have to finalize its latest financial plan by the end of March

Tipping fees to rise in Strathcona, Comox Valley regions

Increases are tied to inflation levels over the last three years

CSWM board votes to close two Comox Valley recycling depots

Board also rejects idea to reconsider Campbell River depot closures