Scott Strasser

Housing crisis amplified on Denman Island

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

Vancouver Island talent show Who’s Got Talent comes to a close

Nanaimo’s Gracie Hooper took home the $500 grand prize

Extreme archery coming to Courtenay, Campbell River

A new archery tag business will launch next month

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…

Debate continues on Waste-to-Energy technology in Comox Valley, Campbell River

The decision whether or not to implement Waste-to-Energy technologies in the Comox…

Plenty more waste in Comox Valley and Campbell River landfills could be diverted – audit

AET Group conducted a regional waste composition audit last fall

Central Vancouver hospital laundry facility joins Island Health

The society provides laundry services to 23 facilities on Central Vancouver Island

Alcohol consumption on the rise on Vancouver Island

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

Seniors advocacy group criticizes seniors’ treatment at new Comox Valley hospital

The Comox Valley Elders Take Action presented at Island Health’s board meeting in Courtenay, March 29

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease confirmed in the Comox Valley

The virus has also been confirmed in Nanaimo and Delta

Comox Valley hospital operating above patient capacity

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

Province warning rabbit owners after confirmed cases of deadly virus

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

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.

K’ómoks First Nation opposes Merville water bottling operation

“It is an insult to our Nation and people.”

North Island College appoints new business school chair

Ali Mayboudi took over from Bill Parkinson as chair of the NIC School of Business this year

98-year-old Courtenay man passes driving reassessment

Frank Harding has been driving for nearly eight decades

21 retirement homes in B.C. now ‘owned’ by Chinese government

China has seized the Anbang Insurance Group — the parent company of 21 senior living homes in B.C.

Wounded Warrior Run BC makes it to the Comox Valley

Day four of the annual fundraiser saw the team stop in Courtenay and Comox

New cheerleading gym opens in the Comox Valley

All-star cheerleading is back in the Comox Valley. A new Valley-based cheerleading…

North Island College hosts annual high school open house

About 1,200 grade 11 students from across North Vancouver Island came to Courtenay for the event