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  1. Raise-a-Reader 2015 campaign kicks off next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    This September, the Comox Valley Record, 97.3 The Eagle, the Comox Valley Echo, the Comox Valley Lifelong Learning Association , the Adult Learning Centre and their many partners in literacy will highlight literacy and learning through the third annual Raise-a-Reader campaign. The campaign raises awareness of literacy, and raises money for literacy programs, resources and services in the Comox Valley.

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  2. Pedestrian safety should overrule political correctnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Comox Town Council is considering making changes to a crosswalk in the Town of Comox. Before they make these changes, they should perhaps review why there are rules and directions for marking crosswalks.

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  3. Comox doctor sought by Interpol in alleged abduction of his 4 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CBC News

    A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a Vancouver Island man after he failed to bring his four children home to his ex-wife following a European trip. The children - daughters Rojevahn, 9, and Sharvahn, 11, and sons Meitan, 3, and Dersim, 7 - had been travelling in Germany with their father, Saren Azer, and were supposed to return last Friday.

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  4. Cumberland Brothers at Filberg ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The final concert in the 2015 Filberg Summer Concert Series is coming up Thursday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. with the Cumberland Brothers. The Cumberland Brothers is a critically acclaimed creative collaboration of Cumberland-based Archie Pateman and side-man fiddle sensation, Jack Roland.

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  5. Abstract art in focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Prince George Citizen

    The two main showrooms at the Two Rivers Gallery each feature a new exhibition of abstract art. Both feature a series of large-scale paintings.

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  6. Prime Minister visits North Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Campbell River Mirror

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited North Vancouver Island Thursday afternoon, meeting with a group of search and rescue volunteers in Comox before speaking to more than 200 Conservative Party supporters in a campaign event that evening at Coastal Black Winery in Black Creek. The strategic location for Thursday night's campaign tour stop allowed Harper to stump for a pair of regional Conservative candidates in ridings created since the party won its last federal election, in 2011.

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  7. Hogan's a hero to fellow cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Country singer/songwriter Sean Hogan performs in the Canadian Country Christmas tour in Cranbrook in 2012, shortly after completing his cancer treatment. As a high-school student in the 1980s, Sean Hogan was asked by a school counselor to fill out an exam that would provide an idea for the type of career he might be suited for.

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  8. Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra plays in Deep BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra will be finishing off their summer music series with a Summer Themes and Dreams concert at Deep Bay's Music by the Bay in Bowser. On Aug. 22 the orchestra will play a variety of short pieces like Themes from Harry Potter, Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachmusik, as well as a tango song according to a release issued by the Deep Bay Marine Field Station.

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  9. RCMP Report week of Aug. 11-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Aug. 11 police received a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence on the 2400 block of Tudor Drive in Comox. Several electronic devices were stolen.

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  10. Criminal record check fee disappointingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    This letter is written in response to the article published in the August 07, 2015 edition of the Campbell River Mirror. It is written with disbelief and disappointment that our community would even consider instituting a fee for Criminal Record Checks for volunteers.

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  11. Homelessness issue headed to referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Tuesday at committee of the whole, regional district directors unanimously approved a recommended date of Nov. 28. The question will ask voters if they favour a bylaw to establish a service to provide funds to one or more non-government organizations , based on a plan to address homelessness in the Comox Valley. A non-binding question at the last civic election indicates 71 per cent of voters support at least a $5 annual property tax.

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  12. CVRD BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The regional district committee of the whole recommended Rod Nichol's request for a feasibility study to develop a rainwater drainage service that addresses upgrades and maintenance at the Queen's Ditch area of Lazo Marsh. Area properties have experienced serious flooding in recent years, especially the past year with more than 30 properties affected in the lower Lazo watershed.

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  13. Wet Paint at Saratoga features 11 local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A group of art friends who have painted and shared their passion for several years are excited to be hosting their second "Wet Paint" art sale in a Saratoga Beach garden Aug. 22-23. The 11 artists, from Courtenay, Dove Creek, Black Creek, Campbell River, Comox and Sayward plan to delight the senses with their fresh and marvellous array of paintings.

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  14. Vancouver Island golf courses deserve their rave reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Edmonton Journal

    Try our new Edmonton Journal Fringe Festival mobile app, optimized for your on-th-go festival experience. It is a fully responsive, interactive and dynamic tool to find your favourite shows and seaarch by star rating from our reviews.

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  15. Tragically Hip, Supertramp guitar tech celebrates 50 years of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | CBC News

    Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is a long-time client of Parksville guitar repairman Rufus Stewart. Vancouver Island resident Rufus Stewart is celebrating 50 years of doing his dream job: fixing and building stringed instruments like guitars, banjos, mandolins, double basses and more.

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  16. Skydiving team drops in on Campbell RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Canadian Forces Skyhawks, based at CFB Trenton, have traveled from Ontario to take part in Saturday's Comox Air Show and Armed Forces Day. To prepare for their show-opening drop that will accompany the playing of the national anthem, the members have been fine-tuning their routine at the Campbell River drop zone run by Pacific Airsports Skydiving.

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  17. Garden sale of fresh offerings from local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A group of art friends who have painted and shared their passion for several years are excited to be hosting their second "Wet Paint" art sale in a Saratoga Beach garden August 22 and 23. The 11 artists, from Courtenay, Dove Creek, Black Creek, Campbell River, Comox and Sayward, plan to delight the senses with their fresh and marvellous array of paintings. The art of Lee Caflisch, Loree Cunningham, Stephenie Davidson, Lynda Glover, Sonia Hauser, Michelle Ohlsson, Lesley Rieck, Kathi Rudko, Karen Martin Sampson, Victoria Scott and Nancy Townsend represent a wide range of experience from a few years to more than two decades and an eclectic mix of subjects and styles.

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  18. Like mother, like daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Chantal Rousseau, left, and daughter Valerie Doyon of the Shito-Ryu Karate Club successfully tested for their black belts this summer. Rousseau, 49, and daughter Valerie Doyon, 18, were awarded their adult black belts last week along with four other students at the Campbell River's Shito-Ryu Seiko-Kai Karate Club, run by Sensei Roy Tippenhauer.

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  19. Baird, Black and White Trio playing CumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Baird, Black and White Trio, with Roger Baird on drums, pianist Miles Black and bassist Scott White, play Studio Live in Cumberland on Saturday, Aug. 22 The trio is a melding of three of Canada's most creative musical minds. The musicians take inspiration from a multitude of influences and use their improvisatory skills to create a unique musical tapestry.

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  20. It's time we cut the umbilical cord with BC HydroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In the very early '80s a meeting was called, by the district manager of BC Hydro, of many of the main users of the Comox Lake water resource. At this meeting were representatives of the Dept.

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