Comox Valley Regional District

The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a rollover on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.
The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a vehicle that tipped over after leaving the road on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.

Another serious accident on Macaulay Road in Black Creek has residents demanding action

Another serious accident on Macaulay Road in Black Creek has residents sounding…

 

Merville Fire Rescue firefighters Graeme Sargent (left) and Chris Chambers hold the ribbon, while Edwin Grieve (CVRD Area C director), Arzeena Hamir (CVRD Area B director), Melisa Whitelaw (Merville Fire Rescue) and Bruce Green (Fire Chief, Oyster River Fire Rescue) perform the “cutting duties” at the official grand opening of the Merville fire hall. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Regional District celebrates opening of Merville fire hall

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) announced the official opening of the…

 

The Saratoga Speedway 2022 racing season kicked off Saturday, April 30, to a good-sized crowd. Photo by Doug Waller

Saratoga Speedway proponents say majority are in favour of the facility

CVRD has voted to amend its noise bylaw to appease those adversely affected by the race track

 

File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.

Bylaw changes pending to address auto racing noise concerns at Saratoga Speedway

Comox Valley Regional District to amend noise control bylaw

File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.
Another season of racing has begun at Saratoga Speedway. File photo

Black Creek residents unhappy with Saratoga Speedway racetrack noise

Neighbouring couple says long weekend racing was four days of noise and pollution

Another season of racing has begun at Saratoga Speedway. File photo
The Comox Valley Regional District has conmmenced legal action against the shipbreaking company in Union Bay. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District sues to halt Union Bay shipbreaking operation

Regional officials say controversial Deep Water Recovery activities not permitted under bylaw

  • Apr 25, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District has conmmenced legal action against the shipbreaking company in Union Bay. File photo
Crash to Pass is a fan favourite at Saratoga Speedway. Douglas Waller photo

Owners of Black Creek racetrack withdraw rezoning application

The owners of Saratoga Speedway in Black Creek have withdrawn a rezoning…

Crash to Pass is a fan favourite at Saratoga Speedway. Douglas Waller photo
This photo by Douglas Waller shows a Crash To Pass feature race that included 15-foot Fiberglas boats.

Black Creek group requests due process in Saratoga application

The Comox Valley Regional District will be reviewing an application to rezone…

This photo by Douglas Waller shows a Crash To Pass feature race that included 15-foot Fiberglas boats.
Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo

Global coalition calls for halt to Vancouver Island shipbreaking operation

Belgium-based group joins lobby concerned about the demolition of old ships in Union Bay

Deep Water Recovery Ltd. owns a ship-breaking company in Union Bay. File photo
The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied

Neighbours call B.C. shipbreaking operation a ‘disaster waiting to happen’

A group dubbed Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound (CCOBS) is pressing the…

The Concerned Citizens of Baynes Sound included this photo of two ships parked in Union Bay in a presentation to the Electoral Area Services Committee. The photo shows the shipbreaking occurring on the water, which CCOBS said violates the Ministry of Forests (FLNR) foreshore lease. Photo supplied
Construction of a fire hall at Mount Washington is expected to cost $2.49 million. File photo

Mount Washington poised to finally get a fire hall

Comox Valley Regional District directors commit money to fire protection at Island ski hill

Construction of a fire hall at Mount Washington is expected to cost $2.49 million. File photo
Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA) founding members Kim Stubblefield, Suzanne Sawyer (chair) and Catherine Davidson hold their hand-made banner up at the Oyster River Firehall. Missing from the picture is Valerie Gregor.

New neighbourhood association in Black Creek receives CVRD grant

The newly formed Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA), incorporated as…

Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA) founding members Kim Stubblefield, Suzanne Sawyer (chair) and Catherine Davidson hold their hand-made banner up at the Oyster River Firehall. Missing from the picture is Valerie Gregor.
Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting in 2020 to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. File photo supplied

Notorious Vancouver Island landlord pleads to numerous bylaw infractions at ‘problem’ properties

Penalties for Amandio Santos, River Dam Holdings include $35,000 in fines plus legal fees

Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting in 2020 to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. File photo supplied
Hundreds of trucks come to the landfill with waste, half of which is divertable to either recycling or composting facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River city council approves development permit for regional compost facility

$15.5 million project will help reach waste diversion targets

Hundreds of trucks come to the landfill with waste, half of which is divertable to either recycling or composting facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied

Merville avian rescue shelter seeing spike in victims of rat poisoning ingestion

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society cautions against use of rodent poisons

MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied

Three proponents submit for Comox-Strathcona organics facility

Composting project delayed but should still be ready by December 2021