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A member of the Myra Falls Rescue Team takes a break while away from the action during a rescue on Thursday, July 28. (Submitted photo)

Rescue operations put into place on Vancouver Island over B.C. Day long weekend

Unseasonably warm weather a contributing factor for variety of incidents

 

The Southgate River Fire is located at the northeastern tip of Bute Inlet on the B.C. mainland east of Campbell River. It is one of two fires burning in the area and is classified as out of control. BC Wildfire photo/Twitter

Two wildfires burning out of control at head of Bute Inlet on B.C.’s south coast

Coastal Fire Centre reports 208 ha and 16.5 ha fires are being managed as one

 

Martha Martin (left) and Laura Holland, two mothers of Indigenous persons killed by police, spoke at a rally commemorating the anniversary of the police shooting of Holland’s son Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

‘Year of love and rage’: Grieving B.C. moms rally on anniversary of police shooting

Moms of Moore, Lowndes join Campbell River rally to end killing of Indigenous people by police

 

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie held a Town Hall meeting at the Campbell River Seniors Centre Wednesday, July 6 to hear issues and concerNs from Campbell River seniors. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Majority of seniors in B.C. live independently in their own home

B.C. Seniors Advocate provides snapshot of the state of life as a senior in the province

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie held a Town Hall meeting at the Campbell River Seniors Centre Wednesday, July 6 to hear issues and concerNs from Campbell River seniors. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Stock photo of Mazda 3 is similar to suspect vehicle in a hit and run incident in Oyster River June 18. Photo provided by Campbell River RCMP

Man intentionally run over in hit and run incident south of Campbell River

RCMP seeking dash cam footage or other information

Stock photo of Mazda 3 is similar to suspect vehicle in a hit and run incident in Oyster River June 18. Photo provided by Campbell River RCMP
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

One dead, another in hospital following Campbell River shooting

RCMP investigating, say woman in hospital with gunshot wounds

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Campbell River City Council approved a bike lane design for Hilchey Road that creates a parking protected bike lane on portions of the street. City of Campbell River graphic

Hilchey Road to get protected bike lanes

Council approves design that puts bike lane adjacent to curb protected by parking lane

Campbell River City Council approved a bike lane design for Hilchey Road that creates a parking protected bike lane on portions of the street. City of Campbell River graphic
The warming centre in Tahsis, which experienced multiple power outages this winter (21/22). Photo courtesy SRD

Strathcona Regional District directors have power grid resiliency on their minds

Micro-grids, proactive tree maintenance and self sufficiency all pitched for UBCM conference meeting

The warming centre in Tahsis, which experienced multiple power outages this winter (21/22). Photo courtesy SRD
Ryan Langlois died after a violent incident in Cambell River on June 13, 2022. Submited photo

Campbell River victim of fatal incident fondly remembered by friend

‘We are all heartbroken over this great loss,’ said close pal

Ryan Langlois died after a violent incident in Cambell River on June 13, 2022. Submited photo
Discovery Harbour in Campbell River was the scene of a police shooting on Monday, June 13. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Police shoot homicide suspect dead during B.C. marina hostage-taking

IIO BC investigating after man suspected in homicide took hostages at Campbell River marina

Discovery Harbour in Campbell River was the scene of a police shooting on Monday, June 13. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Corina Jones (parachute rigger and part of the Flying High Manufacturing build team) jumps from a helicopter over Campbell River on Saturday, May 21. Contributed photo

Vancouver Island sky diving company goes into free fall to test out new gear

Rob MacNeill was one of the test jumpers for new parachute container

Corina Jones (parachute rigger and part of the Flying High Manufacturing build team) jumps from a helicopter over Campbell River on Saturday, May 21. Contributed photo
Campbell River RCMP. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Bus Driver helps catch suspect after daytime bank robbery

Suspect made off with ‘substantial amount of cash’ — RCMP

Campbell River RCMP. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell Riverite Chelsea Cheeba was attacked by an eagle in Campbell River. Photo courtesy Chelsea Cheeba

B.C. eagle lover ‘dive bombed’ by bald eagle on Vancouver Island

Woman sustained injuries to her head in incident

Campbell Riverite Chelsea Cheeba was attacked by an eagle in Campbell River. Photo courtesy Chelsea Cheeba
RCMP said shots were fired at an unsanctioned grad party at a Fry Lake campsite on Saturday, May 28. Google Maps image

Shots fired at Vancouver Island campground grad party, RCMP investigating

Non-party goers attended the site, fired a gun into the air, and damaged some vehicles

RCMP said shots were fired at an unsanctioned grad party at a Fry Lake campsite on Saturday, May 28. Google Maps image
A young woman awaits her next move after arriving at the Polish-Ukraine border. Photo by Darrell McKay

Vancouver Island man witnesses refugee heartbreak and relief at Ukrainian border

Red Cross volunteer from Campbell River welcomes refugees as they enter Poland

A young woman awaits her next move after arriving at the Polish-Ukraine border. Photo by Darrell McKay
An ambulance takes the injured rider off the track at the Campbell River Motocross Track on Sunday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Rider taken to hospital after Vancouver Island motocross crash

First responders debated using helicopter, but Campbell River area terrain proved challenging

An ambulance takes the injured rider off the track at the Campbell River Motocross Track on Sunday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Doug Allin is the head coach for the Canadian Men’s U23 softball team, and an assistant coach for the men’s national team too. Contributed photo

Vancouver Island native leading Canada’s U23 softball program

Doug Allin helped Team Canada win Silver at Pan Am tourney in Argentina

Doug Allin is the head coach for the Canadian Men’s U23 softball team, and an assistant coach for the men’s national team too. Contributed photo
Could matching people needing housing with homes with empty pillows through home sharing help solve Vancouver Island’s housing problem? (pixabay file)

Can Vancouver Island’s empty bedrooms help solve the housing crunch?

40% of Campbell River bedrooms empty, coalition hopes to fill them through home sharing

Could matching people needing housing with homes with empty pillows through home sharing help solve Vancouver Island’s housing problem? (pixabay file)