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The latest news about the Comox Valley and Mount Washington. Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, rural, waterfront, whatever the choice, we can help you find what you are looking for.

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Snow School for Marmots?

Snow School for Marmots?

Meet Pixy. She’s a 2 year old adolescent Vancouver Island marmot, one of only about 200 of this endangered species in the world.

Vision 2020

Vision 2020

With four years under their belt and an anniversary just passed, Pacific Group Resorts Inc. are well on their way to achieving the vision they had when they purchased Mount Washington Resort.

A Trend in Good Taste

A Trend in Good Taste

The Comox Valley is becoming known as a mecca for foodies looking for unique dining experiences, from quick treats, farm to table products and fine restaurant dining.

Fire Fighting Agreement

Fire Fighting Agreement

Mount Washington Alpine Resort’s first firefighters have been busy practicing with the Oyster River Volunteer Fire Department. They’ve even had their first fire incident at the Resort.

NEWS in Brief

NEWS in Brief

Encompassing people, places and happenings at Mount Washington

Exciting Times Ahead for Mount Washington

Exciting Times Ahead for Mount Washington

Mount Washington Alpine Resort is perched on the precipice of success, and its new General Manager, Dean Prentice, says it’s a privilege to be leading the Resort as it moves forward.

Mountain Biking Is Here  To Stay… and Grow.

Mountain Biking Is Here To Stay… and Grow.

When Mount Washington Alpine Resort decided to kickstart its Bike Park again three years ago, they could not have predicted the whirlwind of popularity it would create in such a short time.

In Profile: Dean Prentice

In Profile: Dean Prentice

Dean Prentice has big skis to fill at Mount Washington Alpine Resort for the 2018-19 season. Prentice replaced Peter Gibson as the Resort’s General Manager, when Gibson retired last spring after 41 years.