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Car theft suspect arrested in Coombs

Vehicle and two motorcyles recovered on Jan. 16

‘Nanaimo is next’ for urgent primary care centre

B.C. Health Minister says new centre coming in next few months to reduce the strain on health system

Fireworks sold year-round at Coombs business

Store owner says Halloween is the busiest time of year to firework sales

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Parksville residents protest against 222 Corfield supportive housing project
Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara named number one in Canada
Flooding at Martindale and Price roads Jan. 3, 2019
Single Vehicle accident near Kinkade Road Jan. 3, 2019.

Long-term care facility coming to Courtenay

Work on 126-bed facility to get underway later this year

Qualicum Beach council big on support for multi-use cinema proposal

Society asks for 10,000 square feet, gets recommendation to consider with strategic plan

Concerns raised over Qualicum Beach growth containment boundary at hearing

Town of Qualicum Beach’s requested change doesn’t seek to change growth plan: town planner

Second fatal crash occurs in Alberni Valley

Traffic on Highway 4 is being re-routed as investigators are en route

  • Jan 15, 2019

Portables arrive for students on Hornby Island

Five months after fire ravaged school, interim classroom ferried over

Lincoln stolen from Parksville dealership found near Duncan

Vehicle was located three days later with minor damage

Trial underway in 2016 Nanaimo drive-by shooting

Trial of Armaan Singh Chandi underway after co-accused Inderpal Aujla, pleads guilty,

Ballenas student experiment going into space

Science experiment designed by five SD69 students will travel to International Space Station

  • Jan 14, 2019

Dozens of protesters march in Parksville

Concerned residents say 222 Corfield is wrong location for supportive housing project

Fire engulfs trailer, vehicle and home in Bowser

The fire began around 6:45 p.m. at a property on Laurel Crescent

Burst water main leaves low-income tenants evicted and homeless in Comox

Mayor: “We don’t have a mechanism to house the folks. We are trying to do the best we can.”

Canadian flag, pole heisted from Qualicum Beach business

Thieves remained busy during holiday season

  • Jan 13, 2019

Landscaper from Qualicum Beach to appear on Dragons’ Den

Jen Gibb pitched garden multi-tool to the ‘dragons’

Theft, drugs, aggression and public sex plaguing Duncan overdose prevention site?

Neighbours demand action due to nuisance and possibly criminal behaviour around facility

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high