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Woman dead following head-on collision

A woman is confirmed dead after a head-on collision on the Old Island Highway. The crash happened at around 4 p.m. Wednesday evening north of the Merville General Store, according to Oyster River Fire Department...

Young farmers receive land matching support from province, Young Agrarians

Young farmers have received over 200 matches with landowners to make land access easier and strengthen food security. The matches are coming through the B.C. Land Matching Program and is being delivered by Young Agrarians,...

Strong winds and rain expected for Campbell River, Comox Valley

Another classic day of west coast weather is expected to hit the coast Friday. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Campbell River and the Comox Valley, with rainfall of 20 to 40...

Mount Washington to open this weekend

Mount Washington says the hill will be open Friday with all five carpets and the Eagle and Hawk chair lifts from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Open house tonight on Merville Fire Service

MERVILLE, B.C. – The Merville Fire Protection Service is looking for volunteers. Through the Comox Valley Regional District, an open house is being held tonight from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Merville Hall. Residents...

Young man reunited with lost cat after two-month absence

COURTENAY, B.C. – Following a string of apparent cat disappearances in the Comox Valley, a young boy has been reunited with his furry friend. Bryan Baker, President of the Kitty Cat Prevent-A-Litter-Society (Kitty Cat P.A.L.S),...

North Island hospital heliports to begin operations Wednesday

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. – The rooftop heliports at the new Comox Valley and Campbell River hospital campuses will begin operating tomorrow. The ports will open at 6:00 a.m. at both facilities. Island Health said the...

Biblio Taco wins 2018 Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race

COMOX, B.C. – Bill Brett rang the bell at Comox Marina Park to signal victory for his team in the 2018 Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race. Brett was a part...

Comox Valley high schools closed for the day, under advice from RCMP

COMOX VALLEY, B.C.- All three high schools in the Comox Valley have been shut down today, under the advice of the Comox Valley RCMP. A release sent out by School District 71 noted that they...

Fog advisory in effect

A fog advisory is in effect. It stretches along the east coast of the island from Campbell River down to Duncan. Environment Canada says you can expect near zero visibility. The fog is expected to...

More support needed to decrease Fentanyl deaths

The Province of British Columbia is stepping up support in an effort to slow the tide of deaths from Fentanyl. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy has announced the province is beefing up...

An Evening in Venice with North Island College

North Island College is hosting a special international event this weekend. An Evening in Venice is a fundraiser for Tourism and Hospitality Management students. You can enjoy a five-course meal with wine and food pairings from...

VIDEO: Official Opening Ceremony of New Comox Valley Hospital

British Columbia Premier John Horgan was on hand for the official opening of the new North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus on Tuesday. He says residents across the region will be able to benefit from...

Local icon passes away

The Comox Valley is saying goodbye to one of its longest and proudest residents. Ruth Masters has passed away. The iconic activist was 97 years old. Over her historic life, Masters served in the Canadian...

Mindset Wealth matching Habitat for Humanity donations

A Comox Valley company is stepping up for Habitat for Humanity. Mindset Wealth has pledged to match donations up to $5,000 to Habitat until the end of the year. Habitat says right now it’s in...

Crews Knock Down House Fire in Oyster River

It was a busy night (and morning) for the Oyster River Fire department. They teamed up with the Courtenay department to put out a residential blaze in the back-end of Macaulay Road in Black Creek. Oyster...

North Island Hospital campuses offering free Wi-Fi

Island Health is offering free Wi-Fi at the new hospitals in Campbell River and Comox Valley. The agency says it’ll be a service similar to those found in other public locations such as airports and...

Parking to be Free at new North Island Hospitals

Island Health will not be charging for parking at the new North Island Hospitals. The issue has been a hot topic in a number of municipalities, with members of the public and councils supporting the...

New hospitals open for tours

Members of the public will get the chance to tour the new North Island Hospitals. Self-guided tours will be taking place August 12 in Campbell River and August 13 in the Comox Valley. Island Health Executive...

Fire crews team up to battle Point Holmes blaze

Fire departments from across the region and the Coastal Fire Centre responded to a brush fire off Curtis Road. The blaze broke out early Saturday afternoon. Tanker trucks were called in to help battle the...
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