Erin Haluschak

Arson charge laid in Hornby Island school fire

Arson charge laid in Hornby Island school fire

25-year-old male makes first court appearance

Arson charge laid in Hornby Island school fire
App converts B.C. air quality to cigarettes smoked

App converts B.C. air quality to cigarettes smoked

Residents in one B.C. community may smoke up to 28.2 cigarettes Wednesday

App converts B.C. air quality to cigarettes smoked
Police on scene at a beach in Little River investigating a report of a body washed ashore Saturday afternoon. Photo by Lori Shaw Swain

Body washed ashore on Comox Valley beach Saturday

A woman’s body has washed ashore Saturday afternoon in the Little River…

Police on scene at a beach in Little River investigating a report of a body washed ashore Saturday afternoon. Photo by Lori Shaw Swain
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
Bomb threat closes North Island College campuses

Bomb threat closes North Island College campuses

Out of an abundance of caution, all campuses are being evacuated

Bomb threat closes North Island College campuses
A 25-year-old Nanaimo man was rescued from fast-flowing water at the popular Comox Valley summer swim spot.

WITH VIDEO: Nanaimo man rescued from Comox Valley’s Stotan Falls Wednesday

A 25-year-old man from Nanaimo is bruised but safe following a rescue…

A 25-year-old Nanaimo man was rescued from fast-flowing water at the popular Comox Valley summer swim spot.
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
Lindsey Nicholls’ mother Judy Peterson (left), and Lindsey’s sister, Kim Nicholls, walk near the newly-placed billboards on the Old Island Highway in Royston, just south of where Lindsey was last seen in 1993. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Billboards placed to mark 25th anniversary of missing B.C. teen

Lindsey Nicholls was last seen in Royston (on Vancouver Island), on the BC Day long weekend in 1993

Lindsey Nicholls’ mother Judy Peterson (left), and Lindsey’s sister, Kim Nicholls, walk near the newly-placed billboards on the Old Island Highway in Royston, just south of where Lindsey was last seen in 1993. Photo by Erin Haluschak
WITH VIDEO: Marmot released on Mount Washington

WITH VIDEO: Marmot released on Mount Washington

Three captive-bred Vancouver Island Marmots were released on Mount Washington Tuesday in…

WITH VIDEO: Marmot released on Mount Washington
École Au-cœur-de-l’île is located in Comox, on Vancouver Island. Photo by Scott Strasser.

B.C. school vice-principal sent home for allegedly checking boys’ underwear

The school district is now investigating the incident

École Au-cœur-de-l’île is located in Comox, on Vancouver Island. Photo by Scott Strasser.
As a four-season destination, there’s lots to see and do in Victoria.

8 B.C. communities rank as the friendliest in Canada

Eight B.C. communities can claim they are the friendliest in the country.

As a four-season destination, there’s lots to see and do in Victoria.
Bambi and Thumper were caught on video in Comox by visitor Tomas Avendano last month.

VIDEO: Deer and rabbit frolic in B.C. park

Bambi and Thumper play in a Comox greenspace

Bambi and Thumper were caught on video in Comox by visitor Tomas Avendano last month.
Assault charge laid against B.C. RCMP officer

Assault charge laid against B.C. RCMP officer

BC Prosecution Service approved assault charge against Const. Geory Penner

Assault charge laid against B.C. RCMP officer
Unspeakable director Robert Cooper chats with Joan Miller, film commissioner for the Vancouver Island North Film Commission on set at St. Joesph’s Hospital in Comox Thursday. Photo by Erin Hauschak

Tainted blood mini-series producer draws from personal experience

Filming of Unspeakable wraps in Comox Valley Friday

Unspeakable director Robert Cooper chats with Joan Miller, film commissioner for the Vancouver Island North Film Commission on set at St. Joesph’s Hospital in Comox Thursday. Photo by Erin Hauschak
(Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)

UPDATED: 60-year-old man dead after motorcycle hits city bus in Courtenay

Victim changed lanes from the right-hand turn lane at last moment; hit bus turning left

(Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
(Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)

VIDEO: Man dead after motorcycle hits city bus

Bus damaged, RCMP cannot confirm if others on the bus were injured

(Erin Haluschak/Comox Valley Record)
The goal of a GoFundMe page for Sebastian Woodroffe is $10,000 to assist his son and family.

B.C. man killed in Peru remembered by neighbours as ‘spiritual, loving, kind and polite’

Those who knew him say accusations are incomprehensible

The goal of a GoFundMe page for Sebastian Woodroffe is $10,000 to assist his son and family.
Sebastian Paul Woodroffe. (Facebook)

Vancouver Island man killed in Peru

A Canadian man killed in Peru has been identified by the Peruvian…

Sebastian Paul Woodroffe. (Facebook)
B.C. RCMP constable being sued for alleged assault, false imprisonment

B.C. RCMP constable being sued for alleged assault, false imprisonment

Lawsuit stems from traffic stop incident in November of 2017

B.C. RCMP constable being sued for alleged assault, false imprisonment
Chris Pys

Crowdfunding page created for Merville victim of fatal hit-and-run

A GoFundMe page for the victim of the fatal hit-and-run on Highway…

Chris Pys