Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.

Hikers, dogs rescued from Vancouver Island mountain amid winter storm

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue extricates distressed hikers in Strathcona Park

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue members set up their own tents next to those already set up by the distressed hiking party, and remained with the group overnight until a helicopter could extricate the hikers in the morning. The hikers were found just past the northern tip of Mariwood Lake. Photo by Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue Facebook page.
Record reporter Erin Haluschak

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Record reporter Erin Haluschak
VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers

VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers

Clip shows ‘about 200’ dolphins swimming alongside ferry

VIDEO: Dolphins put on a show for BC Ferries customers
Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike

Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike

Corporation says ‘isolation’ of cheques is part of a program agreed to by both sides

Canada Post responds to B.C. mail carrier’s claims of questionable tactics during strike
UPDATE: B.C. postal worker accuses Canada Post of questionable tactics during strike

UPDATE: B.C. postal worker accuses Canada Post of questionable tactics during strike

Vancouver Island carrier says the backlog of mail is a ‘fabricated crisis’

UPDATE: B.C. postal worker accuses Canada Post of questionable tactics during strike
B.C. man who lost his home to a fire says it was caused by a cosmetic mirror

B.C. man who lost his home to a fire says it was caused by a cosmetic mirror

Wayne Trenholm wants to warn others of the danger

B.C. man who lost his home to a fire says it was caused by a cosmetic mirror
B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

Jackpot carried over; B.C. tickets share Max Millions prizes

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw
B.C. tickets win big in Friday’s Lotto Max draw

B.C. tickets win big in Friday’s Lotto Max draw

Max Millions tickets purchased in B.C.

B.C. tickets win big in Friday’s Lotto Max draw
B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist
UPDATED: Sick orca J50 declared dead by 1 group while scientists remain hopeful

UPDATED: Sick orca J50 declared dead by 1 group while scientists remain hopeful

Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain

UPDATED: Sick orca J50 declared dead by 1 group while scientists remain hopeful
Federal Conservative Party leader, and official Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Scheer was in Courtenay Thursday evening, for a public town hall, co-hosted by the Comox Valley Conservative Associations of Courtenay-Alberni, and North Island-Powell River. Courtenay-Alberni Conservative candidate Byron Horner moderated the event, which was held at the Native Sons Hall. Photo by Terry Farrell

Pipelines, opioids and salmon fishing: A one-on-one with Andrew Scheer

Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer sits down with Black Press Media

Federal Conservative Party leader, and official Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Scheer was in Courtenay Thursday evening, for a public town hall, co-hosted by the Comox Valley Conservative Associations of Courtenay-Alberni, and North Island-Powell River. Courtenay-Alberni Conservative candidate Byron Horner moderated the event, which was held at the Native Sons Hall. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Cougars at play in B.C. backyard

VIDEO: Cougars at play in B.C. backyard

Woman spots pair of juvenile cougars in her yard

VIDEO: Cougars at play in B.C. backyard
Willy freed! DFO uses innovative audio technique to draw orca from Vancouver Island harbour

Willy freed! DFO uses innovative audio technique to draw orca from Vancouver Island harbour

T073B’s nearly two-week-long stay at Comox Harbour has come to an end

Willy freed! DFO uses innovative audio technique to draw orca from Vancouver Island harbour
Anna Stady now has a bear trap in her front yard, after a bear entered her Union Bay home. Photo by Terry Farrell

95-year-old B.C. resident shoos bear out of her kitchen – twice!

Juvenile black bear no match for spry senior

Anna Stady now has a bear trap in her front yard, after a bear entered her Union Bay home. Photo by Terry Farrell
VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

Walk Off The Earth, Passenger, Arlo Guthrie among highlights

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest
This photo shows the fresh, deep gash on a humpback whale. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

Injured humpback whale spotted near Comox

Fresh gash on juvenile possibly caused by boat prop

This photo shows the fresh, deep gash on a humpback whale. Photo courtesy Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends
YouTube pioneers prep to wow Surrey crowd with their creativity

YouTube pioneers prep to wow Surrey crowd with their creativity

Prior to Fusion Festival, Canadian band releases new cover of Maroon 5’s ‘Girls Like You’

YouTube pioneers prep to wow Surrey crowd with their creativity
VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales

VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales

A wildlife tour of a lifetime for some visitors to Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Breaches, belly-flops and a close encounter with humpback whales
Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping

Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping

Sara Manitoski died while on school camping trip

Coroner determines B.C. teen died of toxic shock syndrome while camping
VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure

VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure

Vancouver Island family gets an unexpected visitor

VIDEO: Eagle lands in trampoline enclosure