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  1. Earth Hour gets brighter in B.C. as people stop saving energyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    British Columbians saved only 15 megawatt hours of electricity for this year's Earth Hour, the lowest savings in the past eight years. By turning off unnecessary lights and electronics for one hour, the province reduced its electricity load by 0.2 per cent according to BC Hydro .

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  2. Support for Earth Hour dramatically down in British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    If the answer is no, you're not alone. BC Hydro says British Columbians saved just 15 megawatt hours of electricity by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. last night.

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  3. Habs Alumni stuck in Powell River this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Mayor's Cup fundraising hockey game might start a little later than it's planned 2 p.m. face-off today at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. The Montreal Canadiens Alumni, who are taking on the Hab-Nots in the game, were stuck in Powell River when the 8:10 a.m. BC Ferry sailing was cancelled due to weather.

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  4. Seafair Midgets lauded for class in wake of heartbreaking lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A simple mistake in the defensive zone, with 28 seconds remaining in regulation, gave the Kelowna Junior Rockets a 3-2 victory in the deciding game of the BC Hockey Midget Tier 1 championship Thursday in Comox. Mistakes happen throughout the course of every game.

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  5. Island Voices honours Preston with bursaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    For the past nine years, Jo-Anne Preston has been the guiding force and dedicated director of Island Voices Chamber Choir. Now, Island Voices will honour her work by providing a bursary to a local singer.

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  6. District agrees to press for Selma Park bike lane fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Coast Reporter

    A transit user shovels water from the shoulder of Highway 101 at Selma Park Road. Cycling advocates call the stretch of highway one of the worst on the Lower Sunshine Coast.

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  7. To fight the fight, walk the Scotiabank MS WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | North Island Midweek

    Join the fight against MS at the Comox Valley Scotiabank MS Walk on Sunday, April 19 at 10 a.m. The MS Walk is the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada's largest national fundraiser with more than 160 walks across Canada. The Comox Valley Scotiabank MS Walk is at the Courtenay Airpark - a safe, scenic, wheelchair and scooter accessible route.

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  8. Chilliwack Teachers' Association president elected to BCTFRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Chilliwack Progress

    Clint Johnston, president of the Chilliwack Teachers' Association and recently elected member at large for the B.C. Teachers' Federation. A vote for key positions within the organization was held on the weekend at the BCTF annual general meeting.

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  9. New Canadian coast guard commissioner has West Coast rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Canada.com

    The newly appointed head of the Canadian Coast Guard is the first woman to hold the top job. She also happens to be from Victoria.

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  10. Stanley Cup 'ringers' coming to CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The players announced for the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team that is coming to the Comox Valley have won a combined 13 Stanley Cups. And on Sunday, March 29 they'll be hoping to add the coveted Mayor's Cup to their resume in a fundraising hockey game that gets underway at 2 p.m. at the Comox Valley Sports Centre.

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  11. Comox Valley Field Hockey League spring registration openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Rachel Donohoe, the niece of CVFHL team member Julie Micksch, played on the Canadian National team last year and continues to play for the UBC Thunderbirds. The Comox Valley Field Hockey League is excited to announce the start of spring registration for the 2015 season .

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  12. Tier 2 Cats win close 'back and forth' gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Prince George Citizen

    The Prince George Truck and Trailer Cougars didn't get the start they were hoping for on the first day at the Tier 2 peewee provincial hockey provincials. It was a much different story on the ice at Kin 1 Tuesday night.

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  13. HMCS Alberni secrets revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Society and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 293 are teaming up to bring the next Maritime Heritage Night to the Valley on Thursday, March 26 from 7-10 p.m. This month's talk will be on The Alberni Project, with executive director Lewis Bartholemew. HMCS Alberni was a Second World War Flower Class corvette built at Yarrows Ltd shipyard in Esquimalt in 1941.

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  14. Baybrook decision upsets area artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    What would Key West be without Ernest Hemingway or Savanna, Georgia without William Faulkner? Alice Munro, our only Nobel Laureate, stayed at Mack Laing house in the winter of 1996. I recently read a bio and it said Alice Munro wintered in Comox, B.C. I have read all her books.

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  15. Camosun men win gold, women bronze at CCAA championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Comox Valley volleyball players won gold and and bronze at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships last week The Camosun Chargers men with second-year right side Rian Plante of Comox won gold while the Chargers women with fifth-year outside Hilary Graham of Courtenay earned bronze. The men captured their first gold medal in their eighth trip to the nationals while the women bagged bronze in their first appearance at the CCAA finals.

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  16. Swanson's star power continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    That's in addition to her stage experience in Les Miserables and creating her first CD, I'm Not a Bunny. "I thought it would be fun to enter the song, and I was not expecting anything," she said.

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  17. Regional solid waste financial plan passedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    In a 38-31 weighted vote, the 23-member Comox Strathcona Waste Management board approved Thursday the 2015-2019 solid waste financial plan. Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula is among the board members concerned about another multi-million dollar budget, considering the amounts being spent on hospitals, sewage, water and landfills.

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  18. Foggy Hogtown Boys headline Fiddle FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Foggy Hogtown Boys are scheduled to headline the 15th annual Fiddle Fest concert and workshops this weekend in Merville. Concerts, music workshops and a rocking Contra dance will all be part of the action at the Big Yellow Merville Hall this weekend as the 15th annual Fiddle Fest takes the stage.

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  19. 40 Knots Spindrift Soleil Rose Brut 2011, British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Globe and Mail

    Many pink Champagnes get their blush hue from the addition of a splash of still red wine made from the classic red Champagne variety pinot noir, but the Soleil RosA owes its tint to foch, a hybrid variety that grows well in the cool island climate. The wine, pressed from pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot gris, is bone-dry and yeasty, with bright strawberry and green-apple fruit, rendered complex with subtle toastiness and mineral-like zip.

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  20. Campbell River Storm take on Victoria Cougars in VIJHL finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Campbell River Mirror

    The Campbell River Storm are onto the VIJHL final against Victoria Cougars after a decisive 9-3 victory over the Comox Valley Glacier Kings on Friday night at Rod Brind'Amour Arena. With another strong three-goal-performance by Gage Colpron, the Storm closed out the series against Comox.

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