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  1. Ferries cancelled, rainfall warning in effect for Metro VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canada.com

    BC Ferries has cancelled several sailings today because of adverse weather, as a rainfall warning remains in effect for Metro Vancouver. Several sailing between Comox and Powell River have been cancelled this morning because of strong winds.

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  2. Novice teams bring home hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Coast Reporter

    Senators: Back row left to right: Joe Nguyen , Tyson Cross , Darren Mielke , Declan McKevitt and Paul Bezaire ; front row, left to right: Kayden Meyers, Myles Mielke, Brendan McGreal, Gavin Bezaire, Connor McKevitt, Liam McLeod, Khai Nguyen, Keshan Harrison, Kadyn Garcia and Silas Cross . - Photo submitted Leafs: Back row, left to right: Caleb Geue, Cole Podgorenko, Merryck McLash, Ben Stiver, Sam Arif, Cassius Munson, Ryder Hudrick, Elijah Henson; front row, left to right" Duncan Pringle , Garrett Ager; coaches Ron Stiver and Curtis Ager.

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  3. Arrest made in hit and run death of cyclist on Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Canada.com

    YVR security officials say think before you pack and will save you and your fellow passengers a lot of time during the Christmas holidays. Yuletide scenes from the archives show how much the holiday has changed, and remained the same, from days gone by An arrest has been made on Vancouver Island in the fatal hit and run of a cyclist in the Comox Valley.

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  4. 19 Wing raises more than $51K for United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Clinton Mowbray, accompanied by members of the squadron, tries as hard as he can to win the annual buffalo pull competition. A total of 11 teams pulled the 28,000-pound aircraft 100 feet and raised $1,364 in support of 19 Wing's charity campaign.

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  5. Pregnant orca died of bacterial infection: Fisheries and Oceans CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Globe and Mail

    In this Dec. 6, 2014 photo provided by the Victoria Marine Science Association, biologists examine a dead orca at Bates Beach, Comox, British Columbia. The necropsy on the endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island showed it was pregnant with a full-term fetus, and that someone removed several teeth from the dead killer whale before it could be examined.

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  6. Consultation integral for hospitals projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Campbell River Mirror

    Another of the quarterly North Island Hospitals Project community consultations took place Dec. 4 in the Timberline High School Theatre, and it was another poor showing from the community being consulted. "It's a shame that more people don't come," said Bill Ritchie, a Campbell River resident, after attending the Dec. 4 session - his third such meeting.

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  7. Infection from failed pregnancy kills endangered killer whale off Vancouver Island, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canada.com

    Six schools in Port Moody are locked down after a police incident involving a weapon on Fernway Drive in the Heritage Mountain neighbourhood. In this Dec. 6, 2014 photo provided by the Victoria Marine Science Association, biologists examine a dead orca at Bates Beach, Comox, British Columbia.

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  8. Generals lose battle against two strong teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals played two competitive games last week, taking losses to both the Victoria Cougars and Comox Valley Glacier Kings. Saturday night saw the Generals take on the Glacier Kings in a spirited game.

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  9. RCMP searching for vehicle in fatal hit and run on Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canada.com

    Surrey RCMP is hoping someone will recognize three "persons of interest" in the stabbing of two Hells Angels associates inside a nightclub earlier this month. Sure, we all love home - Vancouver is pretty hard to beat, after all - but every once in a while, it's nice to get away, too.

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  10. Fetus death killed orca off Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Canadian officials have released the official cause of death for an orca found Dec. 3 off Vancouver Island near Comox. Fisheries and Oceans Canada said Tuesday the 19-year-old female known as J32 was pregnant with a nearly full-term female calf that died.

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  11. Bacteria from dead fetus killed Orca off Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Bacteria from dead fetus killed Orca off Vancouver Island J-32 was a member of the southern resident or Puget Sound killer whale population. Check out this story on KREM.com: SEATTLE - Canadian officials have released the official cause of death for an orca found Dec. 3 off Vancouver Island near Comox.

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  12. Missing cyclist succumbs to injuries after deadly hit-and-run in Comox ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | GlobalNews

    The Comox Valley RCMP are looking for a vehicle and driver they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Monday night. Mounties received a call at 10:56 p.m. that a man was missing from the Fanny Bay area.

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  13. Hit-and-run death in Fanny BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On December 15 at 10:56 p.m. the Comox Valley RCMP entered into an investigation of a missing person in the Fanny Bay area. This investigation took a turn for the worse at 11:29 p.m. when the man was located lying in a ditch on Highway 19A near Curran road in Fanny Bay.

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  14. Infection from fetus death killed orca off Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Times

    Canadian officials have released the official cause of death for an orca found Dec. 3 off Vancouver Island near Comox. Fisheries and Oceans Canada said Tuesday the 19-year-old female known as J32 was pregnant with a nearly full-term female calf that died.

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  15. Bates Beach jazz series brings in the Big BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The "Bates Beach Farm Jazz Series"continues this Thursday evening featuring the Valley's very own 19-person Georgia Strait Big Band. You are in for another musical treat, as the band performs tunes made famous by The Count, Gillespie and Ellington, all expertly led by conductor Greg Bush, Professor of Jazz Studies at Vancouver Island University.

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  16. Latest storm strengthens argument for 29 St. crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The recent flooding of the low areas in Courtenay show that any money spent on a third crossing of the river in that same region would be ill spent. Starr Winchester, a long-time resident and from a family known for serving the community governing process and then an engineer writing a letter to this editor earlier, pointed out the third crossing is better considered from the 29th St. to Dyke Road.

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  17. Jolliffe sworn in as Comox Valley Regional District chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The new CVRD board is pictured at its inaugural meeting. From left: Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula, Comox directors Ken Grant and Barbara Price, Area C director Edwin Grieve, chair/Area A director Bruce Jolliffe, Cumberland director Gwyn Sproule, Courtenay directors Erik Eriksson and Manno Theos, Area B director Rod Nichol and Courtenay director Bob Wells.

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  18. Thousands without power on B.C.'s South Coast after windstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CBC News

    A big windstorm knocked out power to thousands of BC Hydro customers on the South Coast of British Columbia overnight. At the peak around 10 p.m. PT, wind gusts hit 70 to 120 km/h across the region and 45,000 customers eventually lost power.

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  19. CVRD implements boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Due to the intense rainfall experienced over the last several days, turbidity levels have risen in both Comox Lake and the Puntledge River. The water that supplies the Comox Valley water local service areas originates in Comox Lake and is taken from the Puntledge River and delivered to approximately 41,000 residents.

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  20. Photos: Killer whale necropsy shows orca was pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Canada.com

    The necropsy on the endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island showed it was pregnant with a full-term fetus, and that someone removed several teeth from the dead killer whale before it could be examined. Experts had speculated the death may have arisen from birth complications.

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