Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery

Courtenay resident Erica Farrell took a drive to the Quinsam River hatchery…

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery
Courtenay resident Michelle Alksne (left) meets her biological mother, Debbie Touet, for the first time at Comox Valley Airport on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

Courtenay resident Michelle Alksne (left) meets her biological mother, Debbie Touet, for the first time at Comox Valley Airport on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Margo Bonnell was ecstatic after her jump. “It was the best. And I’ll do it again.” For video coverage of the jump, go to www.comoxvalleyrecord.com Photo by Michael Briones

VIDEO: 85-year-old Vancouver Island woman skydives to raise money for cancer research

Margo Bonnell checks one off her bucket list in the name of science

Margo Bonnell was ecstatic after her jump. “It was the best. And I’ll do it again.” For video coverage of the jump, go to www.comoxvalleyrecord.com Photo by Michael Briones
89-year-old machete attack victim continues to recover in Vancouver Island hospital

89-year-old machete attack victim continues to recover in Vancouver Island hospital

Bob Plumb likely to lose sight in his left eye after assault in Courtenay

89-year-old machete attack victim continues to recover in Vancouver Island hospital
Long-time newspaper delivery man attacked with machete on Vancouver Island

Long-time newspaper delivery man attacked with machete on Vancouver Island

The man, who has only been identified by family as Bob, was attacked early Wednesday morning

Long-time newspaper delivery man attacked with machete on Vancouver Island
BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy

One Canadian, two Americans and a German died in the crash

BC Coroners Service identifies victims of plane crash north of Port Hardy
Photo of crash site on Addenbroke Island taken from CC-115 Buffalo. Photo by 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron.

PHOTOS: 442 Squadron rescues survivors of plane crash near Port Hardy

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of 19 Wing Comox was called…

Photo of crash site on Addenbroke Island taken from CC-115 Buffalo. Photo by 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron.
Members of a group called Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction spent Friday afternoon picking up biohazardous waste from Courtenay parks. Photo by Terry Farrell

New addict peer outreach group forms in the Comox Valley

Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction offers harm reduction, supervised injection

Members of a group called Addicts and Allies Humanizing Addiction spent Friday afternoon picking up biohazardous waste from Courtenay parks. Photo by Terry Farrell
From the river shore at the east end of Puntledge Park, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue swift water rescue co-ordinator Mike Bryan points to the area of the fallen tree, which lies approximately 100 metres down-river from the rock and reed island seen in this photo. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue issues warning after new hazard develops in the Puntledge River

UPDATE: 24 hours after a public warning about a hazardous tree in…

From the river shore at the east end of Puntledge Park, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue swift water rescue co-ordinator Mike Bryan points to the area of the fallen tree, which lies approximately 100 metres down-river from the rock and reed island seen in this photo. Photo by Terry Farrell
RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime

RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit spends four days targeting organized crime in Courtenay

RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime
Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.

Ginger Goodwin’s Cumberland cemetery grave desecrated

Just days before the Miners Memorial weekend, Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been…

Ginger Goodwin’s grave has been vandalized. Someone covered the red hammer and sickle emblem with black paint. Photo supplied.
UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man

Witnesses praise police for manner in which situation was handled

UPDATE: Vancouver Island Subway, BC Liquor Store locked down after incident involving knife-wielding man
Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied

Thief smashes through Vancouver Island Habitat for Humanity ReStore entrance to steal donation box

Costs to repair door likely more than value of what was taken

Habitat ReStore manager Deb Bowman had an unpleasant surprise Tuesday morning when she arrived to work. The non-profit’s second-hand store was broken into overnight, and the donation box was stolen. Photo supplied
Approximately three dozen cyclists left the Courtenay Civic Cemetery at 8:45 a.m. Saturday for the first leg of the 2019 Boomer’s Legacy Ride. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Boomer’s Legacy Ride heads to Nanaimo

Cyclists will be at Thrifty Foods in Parksville for lunch

Approximately three dozen cyclists left the Courtenay Civic Cemetery at 8:45 a.m. Saturday for the first leg of the 2019 Boomer’s Legacy Ride. Photo by Terry Farrell
Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Nicole Lebrun of Courtenay has advanced to the semifinals of the Maxim Cover Girl contest. Photo supplied
Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island

Comox Valley RCMP discover body of Stephen Mapes

Search for missing Surrey man ends tragically on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted

Clean-up of site began Tuesday morning

Vancouver Island homeless camp being evicted
Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

Attack on student in Courtenay ‘way more than bullying’, says mom

A Comox Valley mother said “it was way more than bullying” at…

Comox Valley RCMP cruiser
Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.

Vancouver Island shutterbugs submit their favourite Snowbirds pics

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are in Comox for their annual spring training…

Being military, Marc Bedard has privileged access to the Snowbirds. Click the link to see more of his shots.
VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino

Military unit rescues four people stranded on Lovekin Rock

VIDEO: 442 Squadron rescue operation at Long Beach, Tofino