Scott Stanfield

Chai Sullivan (speaking) and Daruna Nikii (background, holding paper) were victims of a racially motivated incident at Cornerstone Taphouse on Wednesday, June 3. This photo was taken at the Friday Black Lives Matter event at Simms Park, where Nikii spoke about the incident. Photo by Mike Chouinard.

Racist comments hurled at two women in Vancouver Island restaurant

Two young women who were in the midst of organizing a Black…

Chai Sullivan (speaking) and Daruna Nikii (background, holding paper) were victims of a racially motivated incident at Cornerstone Taphouse on Wednesday, June 3. This photo was taken at the Friday Black Lives Matter event at Simms Park, where Nikii spoke about the incident. Photo by Mike Chouinard.
About 20 people helped rescued 16 dolphins that were chased into shallow water by transient orcas, Monday near Powell River. Susan MacKay photo

PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River

Dolphins were being hunted by orcas, ended up in a fishing trap

About 20 people helped rescued 16 dolphins that were chased into shallow water by transient orcas, Monday near Powell River. Susan MacKay photo
Comox Valley school exposed to COVID-19

Comox Valley school exposed to COVID-19

Island Health sent out statement advising school community of a positive test

Comox Valley school exposed to COVID-19
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is pictured with Premier John Horgan, centre, and Health Minister Adrian Dix Friday to announce the British Columbia Pandemic Provincial Co-ordination Plan to protect people against novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Photo supplied

Not a single case of COVID-19 on Vancouver Island

The B.C. government and the provincial health officer have developed a Pandemic…

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is pictured with Premier John Horgan, centre, and Health Minister Adrian Dix Friday to announce the British Columbia Pandemic Provincial Co-ordination Plan to protect people against novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Photo supplied
Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

A one-day court martial concerning an assault charge at HMCS Quadra will…

Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre
A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister

DFO sets Salish Sea herring harvest rate at 20 per cent

Coastal communities and conservation groups say that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)…

A seiner with herring in its net. Photo by Ian McAllister
The Hillview Apartments in Merville caught fire Tuesday morning. Scott Stanfield photo

One person dead as fire ravages Island apartment building

Tenants of the Hillview Apartments in Merville were evacuated Tuesday when the building caught fire.

The Hillview Apartments in Merville caught fire Tuesday morning. Scott Stanfield photo
Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home

Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home

The Island Health board of directors has appointed a temporary administrator to…

Island Health administrator appointed to troubled Comox seniors’ home
Blaney advocates for seniors ministry, strategy

Blaney advocates for seniors ministry, strategy

In a cabinet shuffle last year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Hamilton…

Blaney advocates for seniors ministry, strategy
Rachel Blaney, New Democrat MP for the North Island-Powell River, speaks to party members at Merville Hall. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

MP says ‘pleasant persistence’ pays off

Rachel Blaney looks back at first term in office

Rachel Blaney, New Democrat MP for the North Island-Powell River, speaks to party members at Merville Hall. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
File photo of a bear that had to be put down after entering a yard in Courtenay in 2015.

Comox Samaritan covers bear with blanket, gets a big surprise

Conservation officer says person lucky after animal hit by car in record year for bear encounters

File photo of a bear that had to be put down after entering a yard in Courtenay in 2015.
North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices

North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices

Blaney tries to address gouging at the pump

North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices
North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices

North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices

Blaney tries to address gouging at the pump

North Island MP requests federal agency to oversee gas prices
Blaney plan helps seniors late with taxes

Blaney plan helps seniors late with taxes

Simple solution to important issue: North Island-Powell River MP

Blaney plan helps seniors late with taxes
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks to NDP Party members in Merville early this year. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

MP’s office surveys constituents about salmon restrictions

Rachel Blaney’s office is winding up a survey with local businesses to…

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks to NDP Party members in Merville early this year. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
A closeup of a large chinook (spring) salmon. Dreamstime

Vancouver Island MPs fight for coastal fishery

Gord Johns says if the federal government can find billions of dollars…

A closeup of a large chinook (spring) salmon. Dreamstime
MPs have voted in favour of Bill S-203, also known as the ‘Free Willy’ bill. Photo supplied

‘Free Willy’ bill demands end to whale captivity

MPs vote in favour of Bill S-203

MPs have voted in favour of Bill S-203, also known as the ‘Free Willy’ bill. Photo supplied
The Cona Hostel in Courtenay caught fire Saturday morning. (Scott Stanfield/Comox Valley Record)

Fire crews battle large blaze at Courtenay hostel

Courtenay Fire Chief Don Bardonnex said nobody was injured

The Cona Hostel in Courtenay caught fire Saturday morning. (Scott Stanfield/Comox Valley Record)
Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village

Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village

Campus planned for Comox encourages independent activity, freedom to move

Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village
Conditions are ideal at Mt. Washington. Cade Stewart photo

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

Conditions are ideal at Mt. Washington. Cade Stewart photo