Scott Strasser

Frank Harding, in his home in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.

98-year-old B.C. man passes driving reassessment

Frank Harding has been driving for nearly eight decades

Frank Harding, in his home in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Two of the senior living facilities under the Retirement Concepts umbrella, in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.

21 retirement homes in B.C. now ‘owned’ by Chinese government

China has seized the Anbang Insurance Group — the parent company of 21 senior living homes in B.C.

Two of the senior living facilities under the Retirement Concepts umbrella, in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.
School District 71 unveils last year’s graduation rates

School District 71 unveils last year’s graduation rates

Seventy-nine per cent of Grade 12 students in the Comox Valley graduated last year

School District 71 unveils last year’s graduation rates
School District 71 will host two information sessions on its Long Range Facilities Plan on March 6 and March 7. Photo by Scott Strasser.

Space shortages highlight Comox Valley schools’ long-range facilities plan

School District 71 is rolling out a 10-year plan for its facilities and structures

School District 71 will host two information sessions on its Long Range Facilities Plan on March 6 and March 7. Photo by Scott Strasser.
An aerial view of the Union Bay coal hills. Photo courtesy JET Productions.

West Fraser Timber to supply engineered cover for Union Bay coal hills

The provincial government has revealed new information on the long-awaited plans for…

An aerial view of the Union Bay coal hills. Photo courtesy JET Productions.
Glacier Kings star Finn Withey impresses in BCHL debut

Glacier Kings star Finn Withey impresses in BCHL debut

The Yetis’ 2017-18 MVP notched two points in two games for the Victoria Grizzlies

Glacier Kings star Finn Withey impresses in BCHL debut
CVRD requesting more staff positions

CVRD requesting more staff positions

A handful of new staffing positions will likely be coming to the…

CVRD requesting more staff positions
Photo by Scott Strasser.

Wounded Warrior Run BC makes it to the Comox Valley

Day four of the annual fundraiser saw the team stop in Courtenay and Comox

Photo by Scott Strasser.
Candice Rawson (bottom, middle) with one of her previous cheerleading clubs. Photo supplied.

New cheerleading gym opens in the Comox Valley

All-star cheerleading is back in the Comox Valley. A new Valley-based cheerleading…

Candice Rawson (bottom, middle) with one of her previous cheerleading clubs. Photo supplied.
Wounded Warriors runner Jacqueline Zweng, left, running with Andrew Harward, right in 2017. Photo by Lauren Collins, (Black Press).

Wounded Warrior Run BC coming back to Vancouver Island

A kick-off event will be held Thursday in Colwood to raise awareness of the fundraiser

Wounded Warriors runner Jacqueline Zweng, left, running with Andrew Harward, right in 2017. Photo by Lauren Collins, (Black Press).
Photo courtesy Janel Debalinhard.

RCMP nail alleged sex toy thief

Shop owner plays a role in arrest

Photo courtesy Janel Debalinhard.
The oysters being recalled were sold last week. File photo.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall for some B.C. oysters

CFIA issued the recall due to the potential presence of a marine biotoxin in the oysters.

The oysters being recalled were sold last week. File photo.
A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab Fairchild SF-340A, similar to the plane used for Flight 713.

B.C. plane hit by lightning, forced to perform emergency landing in Vancouver

A Coastal Pacific Airlines flight from Comox Valley to Vancouver was struck mid-flight

A Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab Fairchild SF-340A, similar to the plane used for Flight 713.