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  1. Editorial: Speak now or boil again laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The longest boil water advisory in the history of the Comox Valley Regional District was lifted on Tuesday afternoon, 47 days after its Dec. 11, 2014 inception. What now? Do we ignore the inconvenience? Do we move on to more pressing issues? Are there more pressing issues? If we are to believe the CVRD, the cause of the elongated turbidity in Comox Lake was an act of nature - a record dry summer, followed by a record wet 48 hours in early December, which churned up glacial silt that had been lying at the bottom of the lake.


  2. Boil water advisory liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Following daily testing and regular monitoring of the system since the advisory was put in place on December 11, 2014, the CVRD and Island Health are confident that the water quality of the system is now safely within drinking water guidelines. The CVRD understands the impact that this prolonged advisory had on the users of the system and appreciates the support received by the community.


  3. Polish shipyard cuts steel on LNG-powered vessels for B.C. FerriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Vancouver Sun

    Aimee Bird and her daughter Jessica of Aimee B Boutique in Fort Langley talk fashion, trends and finding the perfect fit for your lifestyle. A cabin belonging to veteran Vancouver jazz musician and artist Al Neil, 90, is slated for demolition to make way for development in North Vancouver.


  4. Opportunities 2015: Make big money from smaller marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The founders of health-care firm Nurse Next Door used to turn up their noses at tiny markets. Now they seek them out John DeHart and Ken Sim would have lost out on an opportunity to build their home health-care business if a tenacious franchise partner hadn't pushed them hard to think about Comox, B.C. The co-founders of Nurse Next Door , which provides a suite of at-home health-care services primarily to seniors, had established operations in major cities like Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary when they got a pitch about five years ago to set up shop in the small Vancouver Island town.


  5. Sports Briefs: Vijhl all star game won by the northRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Penninsula News Review

    The South all stars scored four times in the 2015 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League All Star game Jan. 17 in Comox. They played Thursday in Esquimalt and host the Cougars tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Panorama Recreation Centre.


  6. Air show is not environmentally responsibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A recent headline announced the Comox Air Show set for Aug. 15 with the theme "Saluting the Community We Serve". "Lovely" unless/until you consider the not-so-lovely consequences of squandering huge amounts of non-renewable fossil fuel and un-necessarily spewing more carbon into the atmosphere.


  7. Passenger numbers at Comox Valley Airport on the rise againRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Canada NewsWire

    With additional capacity planned in the first half of the year, the airport expects continued passenger growth into 2015. "The last seven years at YQQ have seen a number of spikes and dips and we expect now to enter into a period of modest growth thanks to the additional capacity from WestJet Encore and Air Canada planned for 2015," explained Comox Valley Airport CEO , providing comprehensive connection options within the Air Canada route network.


  8. Death of killer whale in Puget Sound raises worry about the species' survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Star Online

    HE'S trailed them and photographed them, mapped their family trees and counted their offspring, coming to identify individuals by their markings, sometimes even ascribing personalities based on behaviour. For much of the past 40 years, the dean of San Juan Island orca research has vacillated between hope and frustration about the future of Puget Sound's southern resident killer whales.


  9. Year in Review 2014: March to MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    March marked the 50 year anniversary of the 1964 tsunami which struck Port Alberni in the middle of the night on March 27. Caused by the Anchorage earthquake, the tsunami destroyed cars and buildings but luckily no one was killed. An end to invasive species in the Valley might have started in March, when two Victoria-based scientists spent a bit of time in Port Alberni in March.


  10. Bucs fall in possible playoff previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Nanaimo Daily News

    With just 11 games remaining to play in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League schedule, it is becoming more and more clear that the Nanaimo Buccaneers and the Comox Valley Glacier Kings will meet in the first round of the post-season. The two teams also met in Nanaimo Friday night in a battle for second place in the VIJHL North Division, with the Glacier Kings coming out on top 4-3 in overtime..


  11. Monster Mile coming to downtown CoutenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Marc St. Jules, owner/operator of Cave Fitness in Comox, is helping Courtenay celebrate its 100th birthday by bringing his popular 4x4 Monster Mile Fitness Challenge to Fourth Street on Saturday, Jan. 24. Fourth Street will be closed from 10 a.m. to noon for what St. Jules calls the "toughest 10 minutes in sports." The event will start in front of Mudsharks and end at Zen Zero.


  12. RCMP Report for week of Jan. 6-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Jan. 6 police received a report of a break and enter and theft to a business located on the 2400 block of Cousins Avenue in Courtenay. The thief gained entry to the business through an unlocked second floor window and once inside stole two computers and a small amount of cash.


  13. Several people owed money after auction house closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Campbell River Mirror

    An 87-year-old Comox man is one of the people owed money by an auction house in Black Creek. Karl Ploeger is waiting to collect his fee for a lifetime's worth of tools and some furniture he handed over last summer to Black Creek Auction Mart.


  14. Comox consultant offers unique look at salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Dave Warawa of Comox will be signing copies of his book at the Laughing Oyster Bookstore in Courtenay, Saturday, Jan. 17 from 1-2 p.m. This is some of the advice offered in Shut Up! Stop Talking and Start Making Money, a recently-released book penned by Comox-based sales trainer/business consultant Dave Warawa. Whether a salesperson, business owner or employee trying to sell an idea to a boss, the book will challenge readers in the way they view the sales industry.


  15. Comox council addresses zoning isuuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Seeking an expansion of permitted uses in their light industrial zoned properties, business owners on Shamrock Place and across the street on Guthrie Road received first and second reading for their request last week. Comox council approved the proposal for owners of 821 Shamrock Place and 2040 and 2060 Guthrie Road to be rezoned from light industrial to a new C3.2 commercial - industrial zone.


  16. Lost jogger airlifted to safety near Qualicum BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Ultramarathon runner Allison Tai has had her share of press, but she's making new headlines after being rescued from Mount Horne by a military helicopter Saturday night. "As soon as I saw the helicopter I was immediately embarrassed," she told The NEWS on Tuesday from the comfort of her home in Vancouver.


  17. Webcasting of council meetings commonplace across most of Greater VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Live webcasting and archiving of council meetings has become commonplace. Many municipalities on Vancouver Island have implemented webcasting so residents are able to remotely follow council business.


  18. Big Yellow Hall to host dynamic duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    What better way to march into the new year than with a rousing fiddle and cello concert with two of the world's top celtic/world music entertainers. On Friday, Jan. 9, sizzling Scottish fiddler, Alasdair Fraser, and explosive American cellist, Natalie Haas, will be in concert at the Big Yellow Merville Hall.


  19. Hallucinations and fear as lost Vancouver ultramarathoner awaited...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    A Vancouver ultramarathoner was partway into a 40-kilometre Vancouver Island run Friday when she realized that not only was she lost, her cellphone had no power. Allison Tai, who would be rescued from near the top of Mount Horne by helicopter hours later, planned to run from Port Alberni to Qualicum Beach.


  20. New year brings bus route improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Commuting between Comox and Courtenay will be easier than ever with improvements coming to the Comox Valley Regional District transit system. Effective Jan. 5 the new Route #34 C2C Express will deliver limited-stop service on 18 weekday peak time trips and nine Saturday peak time trips.