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  1. Going modular to help the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Vancouver Courier

    ... the new year, said Tania Formosa, daughter of Joe and Diane Formosa, founders of the Muchalat group of companies. The Comox Valley company is among eight firms, and the only one based on Vancouver Island, contracted so far by the province to supply ...

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  2. Comox Valley RCMP looking for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for missing person Roxanne Ahmed who was last seen in Courtenay on Sept. 26, 2018.

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  3. Supports service tax helping homeless in CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Since the 2015 homelessness supports service referendum passed in the Comox Valley, an annual tax requisition has generated $495,000 in the ensuing three years. Participating jurisdictions are Courtenay, Cumberland, Area A , and Areas B and C. Comox has established a $30,000/year fund to help address homelessness.

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  4. Denman Island awash with plastic debrisRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 23 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Denman volunteers worked all week collecting marine debris from shores all around Denman Island, while simultaneously Comox Valley volunteers cleaned up the beaches of Baynes Sound west. Over forty students from Denman Island Community School ...

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  5. DakhaBrakha coming 'backa' to CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The world music quartet that stole the show at MusicFest in 2017 is returning to the Comox Valley for an intimate evening at the Native Sons Hall on Sept. 21. The world music quartet that stole the show at MusicFest in 2017 is returning to the Comox Valley for an intimate evening at the Native Sons Hall on Sept.

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  6. Trial underway in Courtenay for driver of vehicle involved in pedestrian deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... along with the drivers of two other vehicles stopped at the intersection of Cliffe Avenue and 26 Street. The Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic Section, Comox Valley RCMP General Investigation Section, the Integrated Collision and Reconstruction ...

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  7. Plant thief, Tull Avenue 'skulker' keep Comox Valley RCMP busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On Sept. 10, the Comox Valley RCMP received several calls reporting stolen plants from Comox.

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  8. Tickets on sale for CVAG fall film seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Tickets are on sale now for the Comox Valley Art Gallery's fall film series, which opens with Charles Officer's Unarmed Verses on Sept. 16. Tickets are on sale now for the Comox Valley Art Gallery's fall film series, which opens with Charles Officer's Unarmed Verses on Sept.

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  9. Myrtle Harriet PiercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... in addition to raising 2 young girls, she also kept the books for Reg's logging company. In 1955, they moved to the Comox Valley and Myrtle was hired as Secretary/Bookkeeper for Tsolum School (then Grades 1-12) where she worked happily for 24 years, ...

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  10. LETTER- Allowing residential development on Stotan Falls shoreline...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Answer session following - about this huge development by 3L being attempted on the Browns and Puntledge River. The Comox Valley Regional Growth Strategy plan was put in place to have subdivisions in our Valley on a much different and smaller scale ...

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  11. Cultural grants help Courtenay non-profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... revenue from event proceeds, commercial rentals and ticket handling fees. The Sid Williams Theatre fund with the Comox Valley Community Foundation returns interest earnings to the society each year, Renz notes. It also receives funding from the ...

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  12. Fire damages Hornby Island Community School before start of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | CBC News

    ... of the new school year at the news of a devastating fire that has damaged the Hornby Island Community School," said Comox Valley school district chair Janice Caton in a release . Hornby Island's volunteer fire service used all five of its ...

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  13. Comox resident part of famed basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    For several decades, Comox had been home to a member of the legendary Edmonton Grads, a perennial world champion women's basketball team in the first half of the 20th century. Kay MacRitchie MacBeth passed away July 22 at age 96. She was the last surviving member of the team that lost just 20 times in roughly 500 games.

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  14. LGBT in B.C.: Rainbow crosswalks defaced in Burnaby, White Rock, Courtenay, and Salmon ArmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Georgia Straight

    ... 3. City staff attended the location by 6 a.m. and had cleaned the crosswalk of graffiti by 11 a.m. On August 10, Comox Valley RCMP was reported to have issued a ticket to the registered owner of a vehicle that defaced a rainbow crosswalk in ...

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  15. BC Hydro telephone scam making the roundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On July 26 the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a telephone scam. The suspect made a call and presented himself as an employee of BC Hydro and claimed that the victim had not paid their BC Hydro bill and if they didn't pay now then their power would be shut off.

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  16. Proposed Courtenay cannabis facility upsets neighbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... corridor. "She extended the covenant around Millard Creek, so instead of the usual 30 feet she's made it 60 feet." Comox Valley-based Coastline Canada has partnered with Edmonton-based Atlas Growers to build the facility at 3310 Fraser Rd. It's ...

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  17. Argentinian trio set to perform at Studio LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1982, Palatchi started his first piano lessons at the age of eight. He spent his formative years in Buenos Aires studying classical piano, mentored by some of the great maestros of blues, tango, jazz and Latin jazz.

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  18. Pianist Carter Johnson performs trio of recitals in CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... be a unique program performed by Johnson along with other guest artists, all of whom have also met great success with Comox audiences. On Friday, Aug. 3, Johnson will perform with pianist Matthew Krell. On Friday, Aug. 17 he will perform with ...

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  19. Cache of medals for Comox Valley athletes at BC Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Comox Valley athletes did their community proud at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley over the weekend. Ally Howard and Anja Leikermoser of Comox teamed up to win gold in the girls 420 sailing final, while Abby Duncan, of Comox, as well as Courtenay residents Olivia Jean and Sydney Sunderland, were on the gold medal-winning Zone 6 girls' soccer team.

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  20. Pride Society of the Comox Valley set to kick off week-long celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    They may be a small group, but the organizers at the Pride Society of the Comox Valley are hoping their events make a big impact on the community. Phyllis Katcher of the society said the organization is celebrating Pride Week with a variety of events to bring the Valley community together.

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