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Hit-And-Run Arrest

          A Bowser man made a first court appearance on Thursday to face a charge of failing to remain at the scene in the hit-and-run death of a man in Fanny Bay earlier this week.
          Fifty-five year old Timothy Prad was arrested on Wednesday night.
          Sergeant Mark Whitworth says R-C-M-P also seized a Ford pickup truck from the man's property.
          Forty-eight year old Paul Bally, a teacher at Lake Trail Middle School in Courtenay, was struck and killed by a truck while cycling on Monday night.

Trust Fund For Bally Family

          Comox Valley Teachers' Union has set up a trust fund to support Paul Bally's family.
          Bally, a teacher at Lake Trail Middle School in Courtenay, was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run on Monday, December 15th while cycling
          You can make a donation at any Coastal Community Credit Union branch.
          You can also contact Nick Moore, the head of the teachers' union, and he'll arrange to pick up or drop off donations. His email address is

Campbell River Homicide

          Death of a Campbell River man two months ago is now being treated as a homicide.
          Corporal Poppy Hallam says 37-year old Joshua Billy's body was found October 18th outside a house on Alpine Street near Dogwood. 
          No arrests have been made, but a team of investigators is actively working to solve the crime.

Sally Ann Donations

          Comox Valley Salvation Army is appealing for more donations for the agency's annual Christmas Kettle Campaign.
          Sally Ann's Brent Hobden says the agency is only halfway to this year's goal.
          He says money raised goes to programs supported by the Salvation Army. 
          Sally Ann has targeted raising 294-thousand dollars in the Comox Valley this year.