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  1. Joe Smith to be at Filberg ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Comox Valley artist Joe Smith will be holding a solo exhibition of his works, Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12 at Filberg Lodge. Operating out of his studio and gallery in Union Bay, Smith often takes his show on the road, especially during the summer months.

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  2. Dragons breathe drama into regatta finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In a race decided by just three-tenths of a second, the Dragon Riders of Comox edged top-seeded Namax'sala of Port Hardy to win the fifth annual Race the River dragon boat regatta in the Campbell River estuary Saturday. Seeded third in the final, the Dragon Riders, a youth team, posted the day's fast time of 1:48.7 to claim the gold.

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  3. Stage 3 water restrictions begin Friday for CVRD residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Due to extremely low water levels caused by the record-breaking dry weather conditions this spring and summer, and the absence of any significant snowpack over the winter, the Comox Valley Regional District will move to Stage 3 water restrictions effective Friday, July 3, 2015. The Stage 3 restrictions are necessary to maintain an ample supply of community water.

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  4. Search is still on for device tracking Fukushima debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Campbell River Mirror

    A transponder that spent more than three years floating in the Pacific Ocean before washing up on Vancouver Island has become the subject of a wide-ranging scavenger hunt after mysteriously winding up in Campbell River last week. The transponder, part of a group of 12 dropped in the ocean near Fukushima, Japan in January of 2012, was meant to give oceanographic researchers information on the travel pattern and duration of debris washed out to sea in the tsunami that struck near Fukushima in March, 2011.

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  5. Peewees win Island titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Campbell River Ravens Peewee C team claimed the Vancouver Island championship and will take one of two Island berths into the provincial box lacrosse championships. The peewees topped the league standings with a 5-0-1 mark, then claimed the playoff title over two weekends in Kerry Park.

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  6. Tourism train idea still gathering steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Southern Railway still has dreams of seeing a tourism train chug along Vancouver Island tracks, but it's not likely within reach this year. Southern Railway and Nanaimo Port Authority announced last year they were looking into the possibility of a new rail excursion service for cruise ship passengers, with plans to see the service in full operation in 2015.

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  7. Senior battling VAC over pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    His military days are long behind him, but Chuck Murray continues to battle Veterans Affairs Canada for the disability benefits he feels he deserves. The 79-year-old Comox man endured three accidents during 23 years of service as an engine mechanic in the Royal Canadian Air Force .

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  8. BC Bike Race Day 1 2015 - Cumberland - Mountain biking: so hot right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Bike Magazine

    Day One of the 2015 BC Bike Race was one of the hottest in the race's history. Racers tackled the rough singletrack of Cumberland, but found no relief on the long fireroad climbs where sky-high temperatures met exposed pitches.

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  9. Lund site has long history of human habitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    It might be argued that the coastal town of Lund is at the beginning of the road rather than at the end of the road, but either way, it is situated at the northern terminus of Highway 101, that meanders along the BC mainland coast as far as Langdale. A picturesque town, Lund is comprised of a cluster of buildings that seem to hang precariously onto the hillside above a charming cove.

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  10. Sieffert's sowing seeds for a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    For more than 50 years, Sieffert's Farm Market in Comox has been supplying loyal patrons with an array of wholesome products during the growing season. The family operation also gives back to the community by donating to the weekly soup kitchen that operates out of St. George's United Church in Courtenay.

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  11. Tower of Song: A tribute to Cohen at Filberg ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The 2015 Filberg Park Summer Concert Series kicks off on Thursday, July 2 with the critically acclaimed Tower of Song. Tower of Song is a creative tribute to the music of the legendary Leonard Cohen, presented by two celebrated B.C. singers and songwriters: Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone.

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  12. Emterra donates $40K for Niagara cancer careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Solid Waste and Recycling

    Niagara Region residents helped fight cancer with their recycling boxes last year and as a result of how much they recycled, Emterra Environmental presented a cheque for close to $40,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System, in support of cancer care in the region. This donation brings the total amount that Emterra has given to the Niagara Health System St. Catharines Site over the past four years to $160,000.

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  13. Fire in North East Woods SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Sixteen Comox firefighters used over 2,000 gallons of water and three hours to extinguish a fire deep in the trails of the North East Woods. Comox Fire Rescue received a call on Sunday afternoon of smoke in the North East Woods.

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  14. Conservatives roll out defence announcements in run-up to federal electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Ottawa Citizen

    A new search-and-rescue training centre will be built in British Columbia, giving the Conservative government yet another high-profile project to announce in the run-up to the federal election, the Citizen has learned. The government is rolling out a number of defence announcements in the coming weeks.

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  15. CFB Comox getting a JumpstartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Gord Miller of TSN paid a Friday visit to Air Force Beach in Comox where Canadian Tire donated canoes, kayaks and other equipment to the base, as part of the Jumpstart program. Canadian Olympic rowing champion Andrew Byrnes was also on hand.

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  16. Gliders to soar over Comox throughout the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The Department of National Defence and the Comox Cadet Flying Training Centre are advising the public that air cadets from across British Columbia will be gliding in the skies above 19 Wing, CFB Comox this summer from late June to mid-August. This training, part of the Comox Cadet Flying Training Centre's glider pilot course, is designed to give selected air cadets, aged 16-18, the skills to become Transport Canada-licensed glider pilots.

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  17. Comox Military Wives Choir about more than musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Part choir, part social club and a whole lot of fun - that could best describe the Comox chapter of the Canadian Military Wives Choir. Founded in January of this year, and following in the footsteps of Canada's only other CMWC, in Ottawa, the Comox CMWC is an opportunity for military spouses and partners to express themselves in song, all the while forging friendships.

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  18. Veterans Ombudsman to Hold Public Meetings with Veterans in Victoria and Comox, British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Market Wire

    Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, Guy Parent, is hosting public town halls in Victoria and Comox this coming week. Veterans, military and RCMP members, and any other interested parties are encouraged to attend.

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  19. Young Activist To Moderate High Powered PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Page Brigette DePape interrupted a Senate session in 2011 when she stood up during a Senate session holding a sign that read "Stop Harper". She will be in Courtenay June 24 to moderate a panel addressing federal policy issues.

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  20. Rink Minx get fresh meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    First, Campbell River embraced roller derby as a spectator sport. It only makes sense that, after it arrived in the community, the players would follow.

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