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  1. Fred Nunns: An early Campbell River pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Campbell River Mirror

    Many children in Campbell River will recognize the name of one of Campbell River's earliest pioneers, despite the fact that he died 93 years ago. They have played baseball, watched the annual logger sports or enjoyed the playground in the park that bears his name.

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  2. Comox Valley athletes boost Zone 6 to top spot in BC Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Vancouver Island-Central Coast team capped a strong final day at the Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games on July 24 by vaulting over the Fraser Valley into first place in the overall medal count. Zone 6, bolstered by a competitive contingent of Comox Valley athletes and coaches, earned a total of 62 golds, 43 silvers and 56 bronze for 161 overall.

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  3. Successful season ends for Qualicum Beach-based BroombustersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Following their July 6 annual general meeting, Sales pointed to volunteers completing three years work on a five-acre site in Comox that included broom so large power saws were required, leaving a wild meadow of grasses, roses, blackberries and walking trails. In Campbell River, the Rotary Club organized cuts with 40-50 volunteers who have made huge progress on public land, but need more work on private land.

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  4. Fight paid parking tickets in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Canada's Health Care Act says, in part, that "access to health services shall be without financial or other barriers." Malls, medical clinics, parks, theatres, schools, street parking in both Comox and Courtenay, banks, etc., all do not have parking charges.

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  5. Blue Circle Series returning to Sid Williams TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Matt Johnson will be performing 'Nothing Up My Sleeves' on Oct. 15 at part of the Blue Circle Series at the Sid Williams Theatre. The Sid Williams Theatre Society is looking ahead to another thrilling Blue Circle Series for the 2016 - 2017 performance season and is pleased to announce that Odlum Brown Limited has partnered with the theatre society as presenting sponsor of the Blue Circle Series.

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  6. Comox Valley United adds Div. 3 VISL team for 2016-17 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley United Soccer Club has added another team to its roster. After months of planning and organizing, the club has announced that a Division 3 team will compete in the next Vancouver Island Soccer League season.

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  7. Comox Valley Wild are BC Lacrosse Bantam B championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The 2016 BC Lacrosse bantam champion Comox Valley Wild : Back row - coach Graeme Fowler, coach Les Black, Hunter Benton, Liam Greeley, coach Dennis Johannes, head coach Gary Spaven. Middle row - Jarvis McKay, Matt Knight, Boone Trickett, Alex Jalbert, Caleb Gadd, Evan Black, Dylan Johannes, Wyatt Fowler.

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  8. Free Courtenay Garry oak heritage interpretive walk on July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Vanier Garry oaks are one of Vancouver Island's natural heritage treasures which have been around for about 8,000 years. They are the remnant populations of some of the northernmost distributions of Garry oaks in North America, and a vestige of the rich and complex Pentlatch culture that flourished in the Comox Valley along the estuary and the Tsolum River prior to the colonization of British Columbia.

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  9. Tax proposed to avoid pay parking at Campbell River hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The new Campbell River hospital is being built next to the existing site. It's expected to start serving patients later in 2017.

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  10. Pedestrain killed in Courtenay collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The BC Coroner Service has confirmed a pedestrian in his 70s has died as Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay remains closed for several hours Tuesday afternoon following an incident involving five vehicles. Comox Valley RCMP spokesperson Rob Gardner said police received a call around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Cliffe Avenue and 26th Street.

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  11. No need for any charge for hospital parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Re: The paid parking problem at the new hospital in Courtenay, there has now been a suggestion that taxpayers should pay for it instead of a user pay system. Everyone is ignoring the proverbial elephant in the room: Why does anyone need to pay for parking at the hospital? The aquatic centre and the college have managed for years without paid parking.

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  12. United Way thanks generous Comox Valley contributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    United Way would like to thank leading Canadian companies, employers and Labour organizations in the Comox Valley for supporting United Way and the 18 programs funded in Comox Valley this year. These organizations - together with their employees and members across Canada - each raised over $1 million in support of United Way programs across the country.

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  13. 2,000-Year-Old Engraved Stones Discovered in Western CanadaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Archaeology

    Archaeologist Bob Muir and his students at Simon Fraser University investigated a midden discovered by members of the K'moks First Nation when they dug a roasting pit for a barbecue held last year in the Comox Valley. The students uncovered shells; the well-preserved bones of deer, elk, and dogs; bone needles used for fishing; harpoon points; herring rakes; and some 80 flat pieces of stone engraved on one side.

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  14. Campbell River native riding in Cops for Cancer Tour de RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Trevor Mack, a Campbell River grad and RCMP member with the Comox Valley detachment, is raising money for this year's Tour de Rock. Trevor Mack, who has been a member of the RCMP for the past 11 years, graduated from Timberline and is currently posted to the Comox Valley RCMP detachment.

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  15. Smart car versus elkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Chris Markevich is crediting his Smart car for saving his life after a run-in with an elk on the Inland Island Highway July 14. He was on his way to Comox to get his wife from the airport, but ended up in hospital instead, but only with minor injuries. Campbell River's Chris Markevich was on his way to the Comox airport to pick up his wife Rebecca around 10:45 p.m. on July 14. He had turned onto Highway 19 at Willis Road, gotten up to speed and dimmed his high beams as a car approached in the oncoming side of the highway.

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  16. City in favour of extra RCMP officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    At its Monday meeting, Courtenay council approved in principle a 2017/18 policing contract exceeding $6 million. It would provide for a full-time complement of 31.4 RCMP members - one member more than 2016/17.

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  17. Comox Valley Recovery Centre promotes discovery through recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Cole Corrigall had led an active lifestyle in his hometown of Victoria, working at construction sites and exercising at gyms. But he was also into partying, which began in his early-teens and started to escalate at age 17. By then he had dropped out of school and entered the workforce.

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  18. Great Valley Rally goes this Saturday, July 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    How quick can you think in order to solve clues, complete tasks and navigate your way through a series of check stops in the Comox Valley? Grab three or four friends or colleagues and put in a team for CARSTAR's Great Valley Rally presented by the Comox Valley Chamber which will take place on July 23. The Great Valley Rally was started in 2014 as a way to bring the communities of the Comox Valley together and raise money for local community associations. In 2014, proceeds from the event went towards the Cumberland Forest Society and in 2015, proceeds benefitted the Courtenay Mural Project.

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  19. RCMP investigating suspicious fire at Trailside Coffee HutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Comox Valley RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at Trailside Coffee Hut, located on the 2200 block of Cliffe Avenue on July 19. Police received a report of a fire shortly after midnight. When they arrived on the scene, the Courtenay Fire Department was already attending to an outside wall of the building, which was engulfed in flames.

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  20. Hospital pay parking is just a money grabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Everyone is ignoring the proverbial elephant in the room: Why does anyone need to pay for parking at the hospital? The aquatic centre and the college have managed for years without paid parking. The nearby malls have as well.

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