Erin Haluschak

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.
Rick Mercer hangs out with Brynn at MARS Friday in Merville.

Rick Mercer reports from Vancouver Island

The popular Canadian comedy host was in the area Friday, shooting a segment for an upcoming season of his TV show.

Rick Mercer hangs out with Brynn at MARS Friday in Merville.
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
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.
A BODY FOUND Wednesday at the base of Mount Washington is believed to be that of missing Saanich woman Shirley Burstall.

Body at Mount Washington believed to be that of missing Saanich woman

A body found at the base of Mount Washington near the car of missing Saanich woman Shirley Burstall is believed to be her body.

A BODY FOUND Wednesday at the base of Mount Washington is believed to be that of missing Saanich woman Shirley Burstall.

Body found near car of missing Saanich woman

Comox Valley RCMP confirm a body was found Wednesday evening at the base of Mount Washington.

Searchers plan their approach to combing Mount Washington as they look for missing 75-year-old Saanich woman Shirley Burstall.

Missing woman’s vehicle found at Mount Washington

An extensive search at the base of Mount Washington continued Tuesday morning for missing 75-year-old Saanich woman Shirley Burstall.

Searchers plan their approach to combing Mount Washington as they look for missing 75-year-old Saanich woman Shirley Burstall.