Erin Haluschak

Mail in ballot, provincial election 2020 (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

B.C. VOTES: 2020: Get those mail-in ballots in the post ASAP

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Mail in ballot, provincial election 2020 (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Nantel family
Nantel family
B.C. will receive $242.36 million as part of the newly created Safe Return to Class fund and school advocates are looking to see how the funds can be used for students. (Black Press file photo)

School advocates hope new federal funding can assist B.C. schools with more flexibility

B.C. will receive $242.36 million as part of the newly created Safe Return to Class fund

B.C. will receive $242.36 million as part of the newly created Safe Return to Class fund and school advocates are looking to see how the funds can be used for students. (Black Press file photo)
Taking dog feces and a jackhammer to neighbourhood dispute costs B.C. man $16,000

Taking dog feces and a jackhammer to neighbourhood dispute costs B.C. man $16,000

‘Pellegrin’s actions were motivated by malice …a vindictive, pointless, dangerous and unlawful act’

Taking dog feces and a jackhammer to neighbourhood dispute costs B.C. man $16,000
A captive fawn was seized from Cumberland home Aug. 12. Photo by BC Conservation Service

Conservation seizes fawn illegally kept captive in Vancouver Island home

A Comox Valley resident charged and fined under the Wildlife Act

A captive fawn was seized from Cumberland home Aug. 12. Photo by BC Conservation Service
Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen
Gord Downie performs at WE Day in Toronto on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Chris Young/CP

Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26

Montreal comedian Joey Elias has put the call out on social media

Gord Downie performs at WE Day in Toronto on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Chris Young/CP
Courtenay couple Doris McLaughlin and her husband Don share their stories about their respective heart attacks - and the unique symptoms - in hopes to spread awareness during heart month in February. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Heart attacks strike B.C. husband and wife just over one year apart

Courtenay couple share personal stories to bring awareness to heart month

Courtenay couple Doris McLaughlin and her husband Don share their stories about their respective heart attacks - and the unique symptoms - in hopes to spread awareness during heart month in February. Photo by Erin Haluschak
The frontside of Comox Valley artist Andy Everson’s eagle feather coin. Photo by Royal Canadian Mint

Vancouver Island artist creates design for unique Canadian Mint coin

Kwakwaka’wakw artist Andy Everson previously designed coins, but never one in such a unique shape.

The frontside of Comox Valley artist Andy Everson’s eagle feather coin. Photo by Royal Canadian Mint
The frontside of Comox Valley artist Andy Everson’s eagle feather coin. Photo by Royal Canadian Mint

B.C. artist designs Canadian Mint’s first feather-shaped coin

Kwakwaka’wakw artist Andy Everson previously designed coins, but never one in such a unique shape.

The frontside of Comox Valley artist Andy Everson’s eagle feather coin. Photo by Royal Canadian Mint
Members of the Courtenay Fire Department assist with an ammonia leak at the Comox Valley Sports Centre on Vanier Drive Thursday evening. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Ammonia leak triggers evacuation of B.C. hockey arena

The Comox Valley Sports Centre was evacuated Thursday evening while crews contained the leak

Members of the Courtenay Fire Department assist with an ammonia leak at the Comox Valley Sports Centre on Vanier Drive Thursday evening. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Site of the 5.8M earthquake off northern Vancouver Island Wednesday night. Screenshot/U.S. Geological Survey

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes near northern Vancouver Island

The quake struck at 9:30 p.m. about 204 km west-south-west of Bella Bella.

Site of the 5.8M earthquake off northern Vancouver Island Wednesday night. Screenshot/U.S. Geological Survey
Deer stand on the Comox Golf Course near Golf Creek. Photo by Terry Farrell

Vancouver Island resident suing municipality for $250K over contents of stormwater creek

Homeowner taking Town of Comox to Supreme Court in $250,000 lawsuit

Deer stand on the Comox Golf Course near Golf Creek. Photo by Terry Farrell
‘Unruly’ passenger causes security breach, damages B.C.-bound WestJet plane

‘Unruly’ passenger causes security breach, damages B.C.-bound WestJet plane

Flight leaving Edmonton to Comox sustained damage from a male passenger

‘Unruly’ passenger causes security breach, damages B.C.-bound WestJet plane
Eleven RCMP divers and one instructor from across the province are in the Comox Valley to practice swift water rescue and recovery techniques. Photo by Erin Haluschak

‘We’re not there looking for fish’: RCMP dive team practice on Vancouver Island

Divers from across B.C. are in the Comox Valley to practise swift water rescue

Eleven RCMP divers and one instructor from across the province are in the Comox Valley to practice swift water rescue and recovery techniques. Photo by Erin Haluschak
The now-shuttered Hanna Korean Restaurant on 5th Street in Courtenay. Google Maps image.

‘Greed and opportunism’ highlight vulnerabilities in B.C. immigration case

Me Hee Kim owed $352,226 following the purchase of Comox Valley’s now-closed Hanna Korean Restaurant

The now-shuttered Hanna Korean Restaurant on 5th Street in Courtenay. Google Maps image.
B.C. man killed in Ethiopian plane crash remembered for his enthusiasm, giant smile

B.C. man killed in Ethiopian plane crash remembered for his enthusiasm, giant smile

Messent was to join a delegation from the United Nations Association in Canada in Nairobi, Kenya.

B.C. man killed in Ethiopian plane crash remembered for his enthusiasm, giant smile
Mathias Gilbert posted two videos on social media Feb. 3 of an eagle landing nearby on a vessel while he slices fish. Photo by Mathias Gilbert/Facebook

VIDEO: Up close eagle encounter for B.C. fisherman

Mathias Gilbert posted two videos on social media of a once-in-a-lifetime eagle encounter on a boat

Mathias Gilbert posted two videos on social media Feb. 3 of an eagle landing nearby on a vessel while he slices fish. Photo by Mathias Gilbert/Facebook
Last March, Comox Valley parents John and Jennifer Hedican put forth a petition which called for the declaration of the overdose crisis as a National Public Health Emergency. Black Press file photo

Petition to decriminalize all drugs turned down by federal government

Petition garnered more than 3,000 signatures

Last March, Comox Valley parents John and Jennifer Hedican put forth a petition which called for the declaration of the overdose crisis as a National Public Health Emergency. Black Press file photo
B.C. connection to launch of new $10 bill

B.C. connection to launch of new $10 bill

Great nephew of Viola Desmond says bill is a ‘step in the right direction’

B.C. connection to launch of new $10 bill