Terry Farrell

A fire at Arbutus RV in Merville completely destroyed a recreational vehicle, as well as a propane tank storage shed, which housed several propane tanks. Photo by Terry Farrell                                A fire at Courtenay Arbutus RV in Merville destroyed a couple of recreational vehicles, as well as a propane tank storage shed, which housed several propane tanks. Photo by Terry Farrell

UPDATED: Fire at Courtenay Arbutus RV in Merville

Blaze spread to propane tank shed, causing concern

A fire at Arbutus RV in Merville completely destroyed a recreational vehicle, as well as a propane tank storage shed, which housed several propane tanks. Photo by Terry Farrell                                A fire at Courtenay Arbutus RV in Merville destroyed a couple of recreational vehicles, as well as a propane tank storage shed, which housed several propane tanks. Photo by Terry Farrell
Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell

Inside the music: step behind the curtain at the venerable Vancouver Island Music Festival

Big Read: VIMF in the Comox Valley exemplifies the spirit of an Island summer music festival

Passenger was one of the performers who returned to the festival following his set to enjoy the sights and sounds that Vancouver Island MusicFest had to offer. Photo by Erica Farrell
VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

Walk Off The Earth, Passenger, Arlo Guthrie among highlights

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest
This photo shows the fresh, deep gash on a humpback whale. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

Injured humpback whale spotted near Comox

Fresh gash on juvenile possibly caused by boat prop

This photo shows the fresh, deep gash on a humpback whale. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
First responders assisted a group of tubers, floating down the Puntledge River Thursday in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Tubers stuck on Courtenay’s Puntledge River

It was a harrowing afternoon for a group of tubers, floating down…

First responders assisted a group of tubers, floating down the Puntledge River Thursday in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales

VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales

A wildlife tour of a lifetime for some visitors to Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales
Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping

Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping

Sara Manitoski died while on school camping trip

Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping
The landlord of the house on the 2300 block of 20th street has filed for rezoning, in order to subdivide, make substantial renovations, then sell off the two lots. He says it’s the best solution to the tenancy problems at the residence. Photo by Terry Farrell

Problems next door: Residents up in arms over illegal activities in Vancouver Island community

Courtenay residents express outrage, fear regarding illegal activities along 20th Street

The landlord of the house on the 2300 block of 20th street has filed for rezoning, in order to subdivide, make substantial renovations, then sell off the two lots. He says it’s the best solution to the tenancy problems at the residence. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure

VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure

Vancouver Island family gets an unexpected visitor

VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure
Lotto Max jackpot won in Quebec, 4 B.C. tickets win Max Millions prizes

Lotto Max jackpot won in Quebec, 4 B.C. tickets win Max Millions prizes

$60 million Lotto Max jackpot won by a single ticket

Lotto Max jackpot won in Quebec, 4 B.C. tickets win Max Millions prizes
Two Vancouver Island tickets share Max Millions

Two Vancouver Island tickets share Max Millions

$60 million Lotto Max jackpot won in Quebec

Two Vancouver Island tickets share Max Millions
Body pulled from Vancouver Island river

Body pulled from Vancouver Island river

Local RCMP refuse to acknowledge incident

Body pulled from Vancouver Island river
Google Street View photo (circa 2012) of the home at 475 Panorama Crescent.

Vancouver Island home at centre of shooting incident put onto the market

House on Panorama Crescent in Courtenay gets listed days after May 25 incident

Google Street View photo (circa 2012) of the home at 475 Panorama Crescent.
Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay

Coffee run turns into fire rescue for pair of men

Passersby help rescue occupants of home as fire breaks out in Courtenay
Brent Flahr Photo credit: Minnesota Wild/Bruce Kluckhohn

Minnesota Wild interim GM a Comox Valley product

Brent Flahr, of Courtenay, steps in after team cuts ties with Chuck Fletcher

Brent Flahr Photo credit: Minnesota Wild/Bruce Kluckhohn
Folk legend Arlo Guthrie returns to Vancouver Island MusicFest

Folk legend Arlo Guthrie returns to Vancouver Island MusicFest

Island MusicFest executive producer Doug Cox went to the well one more…

Folk legend Arlo Guthrie returns to Vancouver Island MusicFest
BC RCMP bust driver, then passenger for impaired driving

BC RCMP bust driver, then passenger for impaired driving

‘Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it’

BC RCMP bust driver, then passenger for impaired driving
BREAKING: Cassie Sharpe adds world championship to Olympic gold

BREAKING: Cassie Sharpe adds world championship to Olympic gold

Mount Washington skier defends her crown in France, wins overall halfpipe title

BREAKING: Cassie Sharpe adds world championship to Olympic gold
Passenger will play Vancouver Island MusicFest July 14. Photo by Jarrad Seng

Passenger added to Vancouver Island MusicFest lineup

Scheduled to play the main stage Saturday evening

Passenger will play Vancouver Island MusicFest July 14. Photo by Jarrad Seng
Orcas on a hunt

Orcas on a hunt

Pod, including calf, spotted near Deep Bay

Orcas on a hunt