Terry Farrell

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis
Vancouver Island ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner

Vancouver Island ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner

Someone who bought a lottery ticket on Vancouver Island is a multi-millionaire.…

Vancouver Island ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner
Five units at the Buckley Bay Rest Stop electric vehicle charging stations have been disabled by vandals. Photo via @YooGwa/Twitter

Vandals sever cables at Vancouver Island EV charging station

All five charging outlets at the Buckley Bay rest stop have been damaged

Five units at the Buckley Bay Rest Stop electric vehicle charging stations have been disabled by vandals. Photo via @YooGwa/Twitter
A stroke left Joel Rosenau with the inability to read. He is relearning the skill, with the aid of the popular television game show, Jeopardy! Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Vancouver Island stroke survivor using Jeopardy! to relearn reading ability

Retired teacher Joel Rosenau attempting to teach himself what he once taught others

A stroke left Joel Rosenau with the inability to read. He is relearning the skill, with the aid of the popular television game show, Jeopardy! Photo by Terry Farrell
Hold and secure protocol implemented at Vancouver Island school after report of weapons-related incident

Hold and secure protocol implemented at Vancouver Island school after report of weapons-related incident

‘Hold and secure’ protocol was implemented at Georges P. Vanier Secondary School…

Hold and secure protocol implemented at Vancouver Island school after report of weapons-related incident
An ambulance flipped on Highway 19 one kilometre south of the Cook Creek intersection. Reports are that the ambulance attendants are OK. Photo by Gary Mugford
An ambulance flipped on Highway 19 one kilometre south of the Cook Creek intersection. Reports are that the ambulance attendants are OK. Photo by Gary Mugford
UPDATE: Second earthquake hits off north coast of Vancouver Island, Christmas Day

UPDATE: Second earthquake hits off north coast of Vancouver Island, Christmas Day

A 6.2 magnitude quake was recorded Christmas Eve

UPDATE: Second earthquake hits off north coast of Vancouver Island, Christmas Day
Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

UPDATE: Vancouver Island plane crash victim was from the Comox Valley

Plane was scheduled to arrive in Courtenay Saturday afternoon

Aerial view of Courtenay Airpark. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.
Lauren Collins photo Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, right, speaks to a crowd of about 20 people at Parksville Community Park earlier this year while Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns looks on.

Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns says Scheer’s resignation not surprising

Pressure is on NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, as the lone major party leader remaining in the opposition

Lauren Collins photo Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, right, speaks to a crowd of about 20 people at Parksville Community Park earlier this year while Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns looks on.
Victim of downtown Courtenay assault dies from injuries

Victim of downtown Courtenay assault dies from injuries

Person of interest identified by RCMP

Victim of downtown Courtenay assault dies from injuries
The five candidates vying for the seat in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. Photos supplied
The five candidates vying for the seat in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. Photos supplied
UPDATED: People’s Party of Canada Courtenay-Alberni candidate ends campaign

UPDATED: People’s Party of Canada Courtenay-Alberni candidate ends campaign

And then there were five. Elections Canada posted the official listing for…

UPDATED: People’s Party of Canada Courtenay-Alberni candidate ends campaign
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