Local News Headlines

RCMP-Weekend Travel

          R-C-M-P want drivers to slow down and travel safely over the Easter long weekend. 
          Sergeant Mark Witworth says the highways will be busy with extra traffic.
          With wet weather in the forecast, R-C-M-P is telling drivers to stay focused on the road. 
          Police will be out in force ensuring that drivers are following the rules of the road.

BC Ferries Traffic

          B-C Ferries terminals will be busy this long weekend.
          Extra sailings have been added to accommodate traffic.
          Ferries' Deborah Marshall advises travellers to make a reservation.
          You can go to the B-C Ferries website for the lastest conditions.

YQQ 10th Anniversary

          Comox Valley Airport is celebrating a milestone.
          C-E-O Fred Bigelow says it was 10-years ago that the new terminal building opened.
          Bigelow says since the terminal opened, annual traffic at the airport has grown by 68 per cent.
          About 2.8-million passengers have passed through the airport over the last 10 years.

Snowbirds Arrive

          Canadian Forces Snowbirds air demonstration team touches down in the Comox Valley on Thursday for spring training.
          They'll be joined by the C-F 18 demonstration team.
          Captain Trevor Reid from C-F-B Comox says people living near the airbase are being told to expect increased air activity.
          Both teams will train in the Comox Valley for the upcoming air show season until May 7th.