Terry Farrell

Heartbreak and outrage as 89-year-old victim of Courtenay machete attack recovers in hospital
Heartbreak and outrage as 89-year-old victim of Courtenay machete attack recovers in hospital
BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy

One Canadian, two Americans and a German died in the crash

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy
Photo of crash site on Addenbroke Island taken from CC-115 Buffalo. Photo by 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron.

PHOTOS: 442 Squadron rescues survivors of plane crash near Port Hardy

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of 19 Wing Comox was called…

Photo of crash site on Addenbroke Island taken from CC-115 Buffalo. Photo by 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron.
Members of a group called Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction spent Friday afternoon picking up biohazardous waste from Courtenay parks. Photo by Terry Farrell

New addict peer outreach group forms in the Comox Valley

Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction offers harm reduction, supervised injection

Members of a group called Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction spent Friday afternoon picking up biohazardous waste from Courtenay parks. Photo by Terry Farrell
From the river shore at the east end of Puntledge Park, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue swift water rescue co-ordinator Mike Bryan points to the area of the fallen tree, which lies approximately 100 metres down-river from the rock and reed island seen in this photo. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue issues warning after new hazard develops in the Puntledge River

UPDATE: 24 hours after a public warning about a hazardous tree in…

From the river shore at the east end of Puntledge Park, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue swift water rescue co-ordinator Mike Bryan points to the area of the fallen tree, which lies approximately 100 metres down-river from the rock and reed island seen in this photo. Photo by Terry Farrell
RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime

RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit spends four days targeting organized crime in Courtenay

RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime
Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.

Ginger Goodwin’s Cumberland cemetery grave desecrated

Just days before the Miners Memorial weekend, Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been…

Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.
UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

Witnesses praise police for manner in which situation was handled

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man
Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied

Thief smashes through Vancouver Island Habitat for Humanity ReStore entrance to steal donation box

Costs to repair door likely more than value of what was taken

Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied
Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied
Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Comox Valley RCMP discover body of Stephen Mapes

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Clean-up of site began Tuesday morning

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

Attack on student in Courtenay ‘way more than bullying’, says mom

A Comox Valley mother said “it was way more than bullying” at…

Comox Valley RCMP cruiser
Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.

Vancouver Island shutterbugs submit their favourite Snowbirds pics

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are in Comox for their annual spring training…

Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.
VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

Military unit rescues four people stranded on Lovekin Rock

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino
The five Ballenas School students behind the experiment: Investigating the Growth Patterns of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Sprouts in Microgravity: a Potential Nourishment for Future Manned Spaceflight.

Vancouver Island produce company is sending alfalfa sprouts to outer space

Eat More Sprouts to be part of an International Space Station experiment

The five Ballenas School students behind the experiment: Investigating the Growth Patterns of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Sprouts in Microgravity: a Potential Nourishment for Future Manned Spaceflight.
RCMP have cordoned off an area around the Park Place apartment complex on Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. Terry Farrell photo

Early morning shooting in Courtenay

Reporter at taped-off scene outside apartment complex

RCMP have cordoned off an area around the Park Place apartment complex on Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. Terry Farrell photo
Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.

Hikers, dogs rescued from Vancouver Island mountain amid winter storm

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue extricates distressed hikers in Strathcona Park

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.
Record reporter Erin Haluschak

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Record reporter Erin Haluschak
A fire broke out at a residence on Lewis Avenue in Courtenay overnight Thursday. Photo via Aurora Schieszer

VIDEO: Fire consumes Courtenay house addition

No occupants in house at time of fire

A fire broke out at a residence on Lewis Avenue in Courtenay overnight Thursday. Photo via Aurora Schieszer