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  1. Clinic looks to ease ER pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    Patients in need of minor emergency procedures have a new option instead of the emergency room with the opening of an urgent care and walk-in clinic at The Real Canadian Superstore. Drs. Daryl Leiski and Tracey Lotze are opening the Salveo Medical Clinic on Tuesday and will provide minor emergency care like stitches in addition to traditional general practice care in the walk-in setting.

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  2. Stanton pickin' at the StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Sunshine Coast singer/songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist Joe Stanton will be returning to Vancouver Island this March for four concerts, including one in the Comox Valley at Studio Live in Cumberland on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. Stanton made lots of friends here after performing at the 2012 Vancouver Island MusicFest, and was called "one of B.C.'s finest fingerstyle guitarists" by Vancouver Island's Longevity John. Stanton's philosophy of "playing wherever they'll listen" has taken him and his Martin D28, on a 30-year journey from his favourite haunts in his home on the Sunshine Coast, to a concert in a hot air balloon over the Swiss Alps, to the Kerrville Folk festival in Texas, to the world fingerpicking championships in Kansas.

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  3. Several sewer pump station options struck downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Mack Laing, MacDonald Wood, Baybrook and Filberg parks will not be options for a second sewer pump station in Comox, as approved Tuesday by the regional district board. The Courtenay pump station has reached capacity, which necessitates the Comox No.

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  4. RCMP report, Feb. 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Feb. 16, Comox Valley RCMP stopped a vehicle with six occupants as it was believed the driver was driving in contravention of his licence restrictions. The driver was found to be a new driver and was exhibiting signs of alcohol impairment.

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  5. SAR Technician Funeral to Be Held in Comox ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Market Wire

    A private military funeral will be held for Sergeant Mark Salesse at 19 Wing Comox, Saturday, 28 February at 2:00 p.m. Members of the public interested in paying their respects are invited to line the route of the funeral procession from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. The funeral ceremony itself is exclusive to friends and family.

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  6. Dine Around and winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Dine Around The Comox Valley gives participants a chance to win free dining in the Comox Valley for a year. The popular Dine Around The Comox Valley is back for its sixth season and runs from Thursday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, March 15. Participating restaurants will showcase a range of delicious dishes featuring food from local farms, oceans and exotic international locations.

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  7. Storm push Generals to brink of eliminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A hockey game with a 10-2 outcome hardly seems the type to require a key turning point or defining individual effort. But Josiah Friesen managed just that while helping spark the Campbell River Storm to the lopsided win over the Oceanside Generals in Game 2 of their best-of-7 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff series Friday in Campbell River.

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  8. Nationals-bound pianist to play in Campbell RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Linda Ruan is a talented young pianist who won the BC Provincial Piano Competition and will be representing the Province in July at the National Piano Competition. Local fans of piano music can get a preview right here in Campbell River when Ruan performs at Trinity Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Mar. 7. Ruan excels academically and is looking forward to an exciting University career starting this fall.

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  9. Midget Tyees cruise to Tier 2 final seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Panago Midget Tyees have scorched through the Vancouver Island Tier II playoffs, pounding Comox 10-2 and Nanaimo 11-0 two weekends ago, advancing to the first place in the North versus second place in the South sudden death cross-over game against Victoria Ice Hawks last Sunday at the Rod Brind'amour Arena. The games against the Tier II Comox and Nanaimo squads were exercises in managing injury, maintaining intensity and sportsmanship and developing players in low intensity situations, all variably accomplished.

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  10. Elena Gaskell wins two gold medals at Canada Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Elena Gaskell won two gold medals in the first two days of competition at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George. There's a decidedly Comox/Courtenay connection with the first B.C. athlete to win a medal at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George.

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  11. Wounded Warriors run through ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    As Channing Knull came down the hill towards his Wounded Warrior Run BC support team at the north-end Shell station, there were no visible scars. But they are there, he says.

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  12. Wounded Warriors arrives in River CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Two days of running from Port Hardy to Campbell River did nothing to wipe the smiles from the faces of a half-dozen Canadian Forces members and veterans as they arrived Monday at Campbell River's Royal Canadian Legion Branch 137. The second annual Wounded Warrior Run BC seeks to raise awareness of - and funding for - post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental conditions faced by veterans returning from combat operations.

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  13. Storm franchise celebrates new days of gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Campbell River Mirror

    An enthusiastic fan base has returned to Storm games like Ryan Ostensoe who was ready to make noise last Friday. When it entered the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League in 1997, the Campbell River Storm quickly became the league's dominant team.

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  14. Jilli does jazz at the Little Red ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Jilli Martini and her band cross over to jazz for the Bates Beach FarmsJazz Series Friday night at the Little Red Church in COmox. This popular Valley singer and her band can usually be seen at Billy D's on Friday evenings, performing a broad range of musical styles rooted in rock, blues and country.

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  15. Bucs ready for Glacier KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Nanaimo Daily News

    But tonight, the games begin to mean a lot more as they start their best-of-seven series in the first round of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoffs in Comox, with Game 2 set for Thursday in Nanaimo. Bucs first-year head coach Derek Bachynski, who last season was an assistant with the Powell River Kings, envisions a tightly contested series.

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  16. Inquiry into avalanche deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Lt.-Col. Brent Andrews , Col. Joel Roy and Chief Warrant Officer Andre Daigle announce there will be an inquiry into the death of Sgt.

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  17. Residential school demolition to help close door on dark periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Campbell River Mirror

    Sisters Carol Bear, Louella Serhan and Maria White are joined by Serhan's son, Quentin Serhan, at the cemetery on the Campbell River reserve. The sisters, whose parents were both students at St. Michael's Indian Residential School in Alert Bay, will travel with a delegation Feb. 18 to Alert Bay for a healing ceremony before the building is razed in March.

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  18. Group wants action on Sustainability StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    A citizens' group is lauding the efforts of the public and politicians who created the Comox Valley Sustainability Strategy - a document intended to guide policies and plans concerning housing, transportation, parks and other areas of municipal and regional concern. Transition Town would now like to see some of the goals of the CVSS turned into action on the five-year anniversary of the document.

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  19. Cumberland to Comox Flag Run to start Heritage WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Heritage Week in the Comox Valley gets up and running Sunday, Feb. 15, with a "Flag Flash Mob Run" covering a 16.6km route from the Cumberland Rec parking lot to Comox Centre Mall. This is an informal run and not a race.

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  20. Returning Royals ready for actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Parksville Qualicum News

    It might not look like it, but baseball season is right around the corner - and the Quality Foods Parksville Royals will have a lot of returning players. Having these veterans, according to head coach Dave Wallace, is great on two counts.

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