Erin Haluschak

John Bindernagel always encouraged individuals to share stories or reports of sasquatch encounters with him. Photo submitted.

Renowned Comox Valley sasquatch researcher passes away

A renowned biologist and leading Canadian sasquatch researcher who called the Comox…

John Bindernagel always encouraged individuals to share stories or reports of sasquatch encounters with him. Photo submitted.
A UBC professor is looking to Comox to create a large-scale cannabis lab.

Comox cannabis lab takes step forward towards reality

A former Comox Valley resident and current adjunct botany professor at UBC…

A UBC professor is looking to Comox to create a large-scale cannabis lab.
RCMP responded to what is believed to be a targeted shooting in Courtenay Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Erin Haluschak

One man in hospital following targeted shooting in Courtenay

A 57-year-old Courtenay man is in hospital with a gunshot wound following…

RCMP responded to what is believed to be a targeted shooting in Courtenay Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Erin Haluschak
B.C. family advocating for drug decriminalization following death of son

B.C. family advocating for drug decriminalization following death of son

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has noted the New Democrats would decriminalize personal possession of all drugs

B.C. family advocating for drug decriminalization following death of son
A dump truck went up in flames Monday afternoon near Cumberland. Photo by Chris Behrens

VIDEO: Truck goes up in flames near Cumberland Monday

A truck caught fire Monday afternoon on Cumberland Road just west of…

A dump truck went up in flames Monday afternoon near Cumberland. Photo by Chris Behrens
The residence at 1775 Arden Road in Courtenay has been surrounded by police crime scene tape, and the 1700 block of Arden Road has been cordoned off since the early hours of Friday morning. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Police to respond to targeted shooting in Courtenay

A 50-year-old man was shot shortly after midnight Friday in a targeted…

The residence at 1775 Arden Road in Courtenay has been surrounded by police crime scene tape, and the 1700 block of Arden Road has been cordoned off since the early hours of Friday morning. Photo by Erin Haluschak
‘Surreal’ moment for B.C. man held in lockdown in Las Vegas

‘Surreal’ moment for B.C. man held in lockdown in Las Vegas

58 people were killed in a deadly mass shooting

‘Surreal’ moment for B.C. man held in lockdown in Las Vegas
UPDATE: One person dies in helicopter crash northwest of the Campbell River Airport

UPDATE: One person dies in helicopter crash northwest of the Campbell River Airport

One woman died in yesterday’s helicopter crash approximately three kilometres west of…

UPDATE: One person dies in helicopter crash northwest of the Campbell River Airport
Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Bud Tarling admits he’s relatively shy. He is so thankful that for…

Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage
WestJet announced Wednesday Swoop, the ULCC will begin selling flights in early 2018.

Island airports prepare for WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop

With WestJet’s announcement Wednesday morning of their new ultra-low cost carrier Swoop,…

WestJet announced Wednesday Swoop, the ULCC will begin selling flights in early 2018.
Ronda Lyn Holland

Fentanyl death prompts mother to advocate for education

“I would much rather have my daughter alive and using under control than dead.”

Ronda Lyn Holland
Chris Godfrey, his wife Amanda and daughter Faith. Go Fund Me photo

Vigil for injured Comox Valley slo-pitch player ends tragically

The Comox Valley slo-pitch player critically injured during a game has passed away.

Chris Godfrey, his wife Amanda and daughter Faith. Go Fund Me photo
The accident occurred in the rural, northern portion of the state, just southwest of Kerang.

Island pair identified as victims in Australian car crash

The two 21-year-old men from Comox were in the country on work visas and believed to be working at a winery.

The accident occurred in the rural, northern portion of the state, just southwest of Kerang.
A naloxone kit ready for use. File Photo.

VIDEO: A guide for overdose survival

How people can save a life with or without a naloxone kit

A naloxone kit ready for use. File Photo.
A naloxone kit ready for use. File Photo.

VIDEO: How to survive a drug overdose

A guide to saving a life with or without a naloxone kit.

A naloxone kit ready for use. File Photo.
Rick Mercer hangs out with Brynn at MARS Friday in Merville.

Rick Mercer reports from Vancouver Island

The popular Canadian comedy host was in the area Friday, shooting a segment for an upcoming season of his TV show.

Rick Mercer hangs out with Brynn at MARS Friday in Merville.
Slo-pitch player critically injured in Courtenay

Slo-pitch player critically injured in Courtenay

Chris Godfrey, 32, was airlifted to hospital after being hit in the head by a ball while running to first base.

Slo-pitch player critically injured in Courtenay
Complete solar eclipse as seen from Oregon. Photo by Colin Wilson

Courtenay man has full solar eclipse experience in Oregon

‘The shadow comes and your hair stands up. It gets cooler and then the stars show up’

Complete solar eclipse as seen from Oregon. Photo by Colin Wilson
Courtenay-based RCMP member files claim for harassment

Courtenay-based RCMP member files claim for harassment

Cpl. Jill Swann alleges discrimination and harassment in reference to her physical appearance, sex, and family heritage.

Courtenay-based RCMP member files claim for harassment
New SAR plane on display in Comox

New SAR plane on display in Comox

It has toured the world, beginning in Seville, Spain, passing through Asia…

New SAR plane on display in Comox
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