It’s All There in Black and White: The Giant Yellow “Banana”

The giant yellow “banana” that graced the Fifth Street and Cliffe Avenue intersection made its’ appearance forty years ago to mixed reviews. But what a fun opportunity for newspaper headline wordplay! Check out what all the fuss was about in this article from the July 20, 1977 Comox District Free Press.

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It’s All There in Black and White: Television 1971

What television programs would you have been watching in 1971? With a whopping seven channels to choose from you could go with The Pig and Whistle on Monday night and Marcus Welby, M.D. on Tuesday. This schedule from the Comox District Free Press of February 10 provides a real entertainment flashback for those who recall TV before the advent of remotes.

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With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.

It’s All There in Black and White: Comox Valley Hijinks

Here is a Valley hijinks re-cap from 60 years ago as a Christmas treat. From the formation of the United Appeal, to the naming of the best actor on Vancouver Island, to the Condensory Bridge in flames. It’s all here for your reading pleasure courtesy of the Comox District Free Press of January 2, 1957.

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With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.