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TWENTY-FOUR HOURS SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

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It’s 3:32 p.m. Spartan enjoys himself in the Courtenay River at Lewis Park in the heat of the afternoon. Photo by Lisa Graham

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We hope you enjoy our fourth pictorial depiction of a typical day in the life of the Comox Valley, from Hornby Island to Mount Washington and in between. We offer these images for your enjoyment thanks to the talent and eagerness of a dozen volunteer photographers.

Our photographers: JAN FLORIAN

KAREN GOLDBY,

enjoys her time taking photos in and around the Comox Valley.

has lived on Denman Island since 1990. He works for BC Ferries on the Denman Island run. He has been involved with photography for more than 25 years.

recent addition to the Comox Valley Record team, is a mother and an amateur photographer who loves taking pictures.

LISA GRAHAM’S

SHERRY HENSLEY

TANJA KERR

MIKE LEBLANC

love for photography sparked while scuba diving off the coast of Cozumel. Much of her work involves water in some manner. Above or below, she is known for her innovative style. Lisa lives near a beach in Comox.

has always loved photography and there is no lack of inspiration in the Comox Valley. She started a business in 2011 providing the Valley with a gallery wrap/giclees service. She also works at Penny Lane as the receptionist.

has lived in the Comox Valley for 47 years. She loves and lives for the outdoors — kayaking, dirt biking, picnicking, gardening and hiking. The office manager at the BlackFin Pub, Tanja is inspired by nature and all the endless beauty it offers.

enjoyed snapping photos since his early teens, but never took it seriously until recently. His journeys and adventures have taken him all over Canada. He’s addicted to blue skies, long climbs, flowy descents, oceans and mountains.

CPL. PIERRE LÉTOURNEAU

RON POGUE is

JONATHAN SEEMANN

LIZ TRIBE is a

JENNIFER ARMSTRONG is a fine art documentary photographer specializing in weddings and families and the moments in between. She lives happily on Hornby Island in a cabin by the sea with her husband and little girl.

is a brand new imagery technician apprentice at CFB Comox. He developed the passion for photography as a young army cadet in his home town of Québec City.

PICTURE of the Week Submit your local photography to the Comox Valley Record … please include your name and a short description. Photos chosen for publication will appear with photo credit.

LISA COLEMAN

an independent freelance photographer living and working in the Valley. He photographs the simple events and scenes of everyday life. He has a small gallery where he displays his work on the main street of Cumberland.

loves taking pictures, as well as riding his BMX and mountain biking. He is in Grade 12, and plans to apply for the professional photography course offered at North Island College.

sales representative at the Comox Valley Record. An outdoor enthusiast, she is involved with MOMAR in Cumberland, Royal LePage Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race and Comox Valley Women’s Business Network.

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Send Your Submission to:

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Photos submitted become the property of the Comox Valley Record, a division of Black Press.

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12:11 A.M.

George faces the chip aisle at 7-l1 on Cliffe Avenue as he has done nightly for 15 years, “all night till morning”.

12:01 A.M.

Photo by RON POGUE

Cheech, a TCP (traffic control person) of seven years, minds the business end of the repair work on Kilpatrick Avenue at the Comox Valley Parkway. Photo by RON POGUE

12:43 A.M.

Benny presides over closing at Fluid Bar and Grill in Courtenay. “Almost done, ten minutes”. Michael mops the kitchen then it’s time to go. Photo by RON POGUE

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Our enthusiastic CSWM educators, GAYLE BATES and KEVIN FLESHER, are experienced at tailoring their presentations to the age and knowledge level of participants. Presentations are offered free of charge to classrooms of all ages or community groups in both the Comox Valley and Strathcona Regional Districts. For more information on waste reduction education and the ‘Power of R’ educators visit www.cswm.ca/powerofr

1:08 A.M.

A registered nurse of five years, Megan Billie makes a call in the emergency ward of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, after the night’s first wave of patients. Photo by RON POGUE


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1:36 A.M.

Andrea Folk returns to RCMP headquarters, finishing some computer work in her cruiser after a routine patrol. Photo by RON POGUE

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1:42 A.M.

Operators at the Operations Communication Centre clear their screens between fielding 9-1-1 calls for the North Island. Photo by RON POGUE

2:38 A.M.

Meghan at the front desk of the Best Western Westerly Hotel in Courtenay, where she is the manager on duty from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Photo by RON POGUE

3:25 A.M.

Shannon and Patrick freshen the pot and polish up at Tim Horton’s on Ryan Road in Courtenay. Photo by RON POGUE

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4:02 A.M.

Tim Harris of Tri Mac Trucking records the fuel levels at Safeway’s gas bar in Courtenay. Photo by RON POGUE

4:30 A.M.

Sean, baker at Cumberland Village Bakery, unveils the leaven dough with a flourish, ready for transfer to the oven. Photo by RON POGUE

5:16 A.M.

5:53 A.M.

Bruce delivering flyers to the Comox Valley Record.

Sarah looking out towards the Valley from the lookout on Cumberland Cruncher, a trail above Comox Lake.

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6:24 A.M.

Tom Kirwin finishes his night watch and Leigh Harrington starts his day on the Denman Island ferry. Photo by JAN FLORIAN

7:25 A.M.

Workers harvest potatoes at Sieffert Farms. Photo by TANJA KERR

7:15 A.M.

Sarah Germain and Alysha Sieffert harvest fresh lettuce at Sieffert Farms. Photo by TANJA KERR

8:07 A.M.

Tamara’s attention to detail is vital for Royston Dental Ceramics to fabricate customized restoration orders.

7:31 A.M.

Photo by LISA COLEMAN

Monk the St. Bernard was out and about walking his people Linda and Steve along picturesque Marine Road in Royston. Photo by LISA COLEMAN

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8:12 A.M.

Denman and Hornby school kids head off a ferry toward their buses to town. Photo by JAN FLORIAN

8:22 A.M.

Cpl. Marsha Williams, shift cook at 19 Wing Comox, prepares the soup of the day. Photo by CPL. PIERRE LÉTOURNEAU

8:24 A.M.

Village of Cumberland workers Bob and Simon make sure the waterpark area is fresh and clean for any little visitors. Photo by LISA COLEMAN

9:05 A.M.

Firefighter Cpl. Stephen Beirnes inspects a fire hose at the 19 Wing Comox Fire Hall. Photo by CPL. PIERRE LÉTOURNEAU

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Brooklyn Elementary School students have fun while overeen by co-principal Paul Berry. Photo by KAREN GOLDBY

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11:43 A.M.

Deepa Upadhyaya and daughter Saumya, Marcie Houlgrave and son Andrew, Kelly Flynn and daughter Maeve enjoy lunch at the Rocky Mountain Café in Comox. Photo by KAREN GOLDBY

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1:46 P.M.

Dave Campbell, an employee at the Puntledge River Fish Hatchery, points down river to a location where he will stop at for today’s salmon count. Photo by LISA GRAHAM

2:47 P.M.

Laura Terry floats downriver to count salmon near the fish hatchery in the Puntledge River. Photo by LISA GRAHAM

2:40 P.M.

Randy Duncan, James Fisher and Tavis Woodburn work on restoring the Denman church at the top of the ferry hill. Photo by JAN FLORIAN

3:00 P.M.

A lesson is conducted at the bike park on Mount Washington. Photo by MIKE LEBLANC

3:37 P.M.

Matt Richards and his dog Spartan play fetch in the Courtenay River on a hot summer afternoon at Lewis Park. Photo by LISA GRAHAM

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Alex, Matt, Ryan and Tyson aka Bubba (left to right) practise on the driving range at Crown Isle. Working there gives them some perks.

Visitors from Nottinghamshire, England, Anna and Andrew Avery marvel at how beautiful the Comox Harbour is.

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Brian and Colleen from Campbell River enjoy a little kayaking on the waterway to Simms Millennium Park in Courtenay.

Paul and her pooch Yogi wind down the day relaxing at Goose Spit on a beautiful evening.

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Lito, proprietor of the Pacific Rancher, finishes the day by satisfying a customer, Rob, with some fresh shrimp to fry up for dinner. Photo by SHERRY HENSLEY

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7:22 P.M.

Local Hornbyites Marc Was and his daugher Tess walk home from Little Tribune Bay. Photo by JENNIFER ARMSTRONG

7:31 P.M.

Renald Cruz is the co-owner of Ford’s Cove Store on Hornby Island. Photo by JENNIFER ARMSTRONG

7:37 P.M.

Wrena Holliday serves pizza at Ford’s Cove Store. Photo by JENNIFER ARMSTRONG

7:45 P.M.

Silhouetted against the evening sky, Hornby Islanders Zac Bruszkowski and Louis Jobidon play hackey sack. Photo by JENNIFER ARMSTRONG

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7:45 P.M.

Marlene Merrick and daughter Angel Zook work the concession stand for movie night in the Denman back hall. Photo by JAN FLORIAN

10:31 P.M.

Annastasia works at the deli counter at the Courtenay Safeway store. Photo by JONATHAN SEEMANN

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7:52 P.M.

Bonita Wexler and Nancy Adams leave the Ford’s Cove orchard with full buckets after an evening of picking apples and plums on Hornby Island. Photo by JENNIFER ARMSTRONG

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