Comox, Canada Newswire

Comox, Canada Newswire

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  1. Gibsons Legion dart team sweeps Zone 4 tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Coast Reporter

    The Royal Canadian Legion held their Zone Darts in Powell River on Jan. 30 and 31. There was a nice turnout from Gibsons and Sechelt Legion members. The winners were: Cal Gibb , Mark Dove and Ritchie Gibb and Cal Gibb, Mark Dove, Ritchie Gibb and Nels Jorstad .

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  2. We're not turbid now - boil water advisory overRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    UPDATE, SATURDAY, FEB. 6: The Comox Valley Regional District and Island Health have lifted the boil water notice effective immediately.

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  3. Man with dementia missing in BowserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    James Roberts, 81, was last seen leaving his home in Bowser near the Lighthouse Community Centre along Lions Way. Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating Roberts.

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  4. RCMP Report - Jan. 26 - Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Jan. 26, the Comox Valley RCMP were advised of a mischief that occurred overnight on the 2300 block of Anderton Avenue, Courtenay. An unknown person slashed two vehicle tires sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. If you have any information about this mischief, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS The Comox Valley RCMP were advised of graffiti on Jan. 26. Sometime within the week, a hydro box near the corner of McDonald Road and Lerwick Road was painted on.

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  5. Foot-passenger-only ferry favoured by Parksville Qualicum Beach repsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    The Nanaimo Port Authority is reaching out to communities surrounding the Harbour City - including Parksville Qualicum Beach - to get their thoughts on a foot passenger ferry between Nanaimo and Vancouver. "I think there's a huge opportunity there," said Regional District of Nanaimo chair Bill Veenhof.

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  6. Uncle Fred: The man with a green planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Globe and Mail

    'Mildred," cried Uncle Fred as he surveyed the rain through the window of their home on Gabriola Island, "I have concluded that we must go green, really green." "I have been reading party platforms and declarations from NGOs.

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  7. Boil water advisory issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Due to the intense rainfall over the past week, turbidity levels have risen in both Comox Lake and the Puntledge River. Water that supplies local service areas originates in the lake and is taken from the river, delivered to approximately 41,000 residents.

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  8. Winter X Games get underway today in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The 2016 Winter X Games get underway today in Aspen, Colorado and run through to Jan. 300. Three Comox Valley athletes are scheduled to complete.

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  9. Vancouver's frank theatre company, YMCA, and a Burns Lake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Georgia Straight

    One of the communities highlighted in the news release is Burns Lake, which is midway along the highway connecting Prince George and Prince Rupert. The Ts'iyanne Buts'udilhti' Friendship Centre Society has received a grant to conduct filmed interviews and workshops "about what makes a community whole and assumptions that people have about Burns Lake".

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  10. Outstanding Air Cadet Commanding Officer to retireRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Truro Daily News

    Col. G.N. Henderson 569 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Captain Ralph Murphy and his granddaughter, Nina, following the Remembrance Day Parade in Brookfield in 2014. Captain Ralph Murphy, the Commanding Officer of the Col.

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  11. Not all schools are created equallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Courtenay Elementary School is a community school with a big heart. We have passionate teachers and a principal who collect our children each day with warm smiles.

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  12. Generals' trades showing resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals continued to creep closer to the Comox Valley Glacier Kings last week, earning points in three straight games. Sitting eight points behind the third-place Glacier Kings in the north division, the Gens helped their cause on Friday night as they beat the Kings 6-3.

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  13. Anchors awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Campbell River Mirror

    A team of Cadets from the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 54 - Admiral DeWolf travelled to HMCS Quadra for the annual Inter-Divisional Seamanship Competition recently. The team of 11 Campbell River Sea Cadets placed third against 11 other teams in the Vancouver Island Division .

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  14. Rookie MP busy getting to know her ridingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Campbell River Mirror

    It's been almost two months since Rachel Blaney was officially sworn in as the NDP MP for North Island-Powell River, and it's been a busy time of connecting and learning. "It still feels like an incredible honour," she said Monday, on the phone from her office in Ottawa.

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  15. RCMP Report Jan. 12-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    While conducting patrols, during the early morning hours on Jan. 12, a member of the Comox Valley RCMP conducted a traffic stop. During the stop, the constable initiated an impaired driving investigation.

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  16. 11th Street crossing still a possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Courtenay council narrowly defeated a resolution from Mayor Larry Jangula to abandon the 11th Street corridor option for a third crossing over the Courtenay River. Manno Theos and Erik Eriksson supported the motion, but Bob Wells, Rebecca Lennox, David Frisch and Doug Hillian were opposed.

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  17. Pump station open house plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The regional district sewage commission will host a public open house about the pump station being proposed at Croteau Road sometime in February, after it receives a hydrology report. The contentious proposal has drawn the ire of the Macdonald Wood Park Society.

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  18. Happy's Tier 1 Midget Chiefs primed for playoff runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Sooke News MIrror

    Happy's Source for Sports Midget Tier 1 Chiefs have won three of their last four games, hitting their stride just in time for another exciting playoff run. Coming off a 'banner' season in 2014/2015, last season the Midget Chiefs completed the Island sweep, winning both the Tier 1 VIAHA regular season and playoff championship banners.

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  19. Tabor ski cross course aces NorAm testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Prince George Citizen

    Trent McCarthy launches himself off a jump on Saturday as he competed in the Nor-Am Cup ski cross competition that took place at Tabor Mountain. The event, which took place on both Saturday and Sunday, saw a total of 36 men and women participate with some coming from as far away as Maine.

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  20. Island Health contracts out MRI scansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    A four-year government plan to increase the number of MRI scans in B.C. will help reduce wait-lists and travel time for patients. Island Health has hired Vancouver Island MRI, a private clinic in Courtenay, on a temporary basis to carry out 900 MRIs locally between now and March 31. In the meantime, it will work on increasing hospital-based capacity to carry out additional volumes.

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