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
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.
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
VIDEO: Special milestone for marmot release on Mount Washington

VIDEO: Special milestone for marmot release on Mount Washington

This year marks the release of the 500th marmot into the wild

VIDEO: Special milestone for marmot release on Mount Washington
NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding

NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding

Nine votes. It was the margin of victory — for now —…

NDP Leonard declared Courtenay-Comox winner by nine-vote margin; Benninger not conceding
UPDATE: Fatal Tofino boat accident under investigation

UPDATE: Fatal Tofino boat accident under investigation

Two Albertans died in the incident while the other three have been released from hospital

UPDATE: Fatal Tofino boat accident under investigation
UPDATE: Third person dies from injuries sustained in logging train incident near Woss

UPDATE: Third person dies from injuries sustained in logging train incident near Woss

RCMP Island District General Investigation Section is investigating, along with others

UPDATE: Third person dies from injuries sustained in logging train incident near Woss
Comox Valley RCMP investigate a double homicide Wednesday morning at a Courtenay home on Urquhart Avenue.

UPDATE: Courtenay man charged with two counts of murder

Man and woman found deceased in a home on Urquhart Avenue Wednesday morning.

Comox Valley RCMP investigate a double homicide Wednesday morning at a Courtenay home on Urquhart Avenue.