Alistair Taylor

Lone orca from a pod that made its way north from Georgia Strait and into Discovery Passage on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Ella Smiley/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Comoxvalleywildlifesightings/?ref=page_internal" target="_blank">Comox Valley Wildlife Sightings </a>

Island wildlife viewers thrilled by close view of passing Orca pod

Group gives wildlife photographers a classic opportunity to view them off Campbell River shoreline

Lone orca from a pod that made its way north from Georgia Strait and into Discovery Passage on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Ella Smiley/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Comoxvalleywildlifesightings/?ref=page_internal" target="_blank">Comox Valley Wildlife Sightings </a>
(Black Press file photo)

Island Mountie suffers carbon monoxide poisoning in rescue attempt

Recovering after helping remove person from exhaust-filled garage

(Black Press file photo)
A newer model white compact car driven by man with five times the legal blood alcohol limit crashed into the front of Adam's Tarp and Tool on Jan. 9, 2021. Photo courtesy Adam's Tarp and Tool

VIDEO: Police say driver who crashed into Island business blew five times the legal limit

Criminal charges possible in Campbell River Adam’s Tarp and Tool crash

A newer model white compact car driven by man with five times the legal blood alcohol limit crashed into the front of Adam's Tarp and Tool on Jan. 9, 2021. Photo courtesy Adam's Tarp and Tool
Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign

Amusing, yes, but a reminder impaired driving affects ability to drive and to make good decisions

Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Lilly and Poppy, two cats owned by Kalmar Cat Hotel ownder Donna Goodenough, both have cerebellAr hypoplasia, a genetic neurological condition that affects their ability to control their muscles and bones. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner

Woman urges others to not fear adopting cats with disabilities

Lilly and Poppy, two cats owned by Kalmar Cat Hotel ownder Donna Goodenough, both have cerebellAr hypoplasia, a genetic neurological condition that affects their ability to control their muscles and bones. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River courthouse. Google maps

Listening to podcast off phone app while driving not distracted driving, B.C. judge rules

Campbell River man appeals ticket, saying he was not touching the phone while podcast played

Campbell River courthouse. Google maps
SD72 board of school trustees chair John Kerr sent a letter to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside on behalf of the board urging the provice to put teachers and school support staff near the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Mirror file photo
SD72 board of school trustees chair John Kerr sent a letter to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside on behalf of the board urging the provice to put teachers and school support staff near the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Mirror file photo
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Campbell River Storm forward Jory Swanson is given a rough ride into the Comox Valley Glacier Kings’ bench during a match last season at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The league’s North Division has suspended play for a week due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Nanaimo school system. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIJHL suspends weekend North Division play due to COVID outbreak in Nanaimo school system

No players are infected; move taken out of ‘an abundance of caution’

Campbell River Storm forward Jory Swanson is given a rough ride into the Comox Valley Glacier Kings’ bench during a match last season at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The league’s North Division has suspended play for a week due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Nanaimo school system. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

Babchuk declared winner in North Island

Nearly three-quarters of votes counted and mail-in ballots still to come

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

Polls are closed, will North Island see a definitive result tonight?

Or will we have to wait until mail-in ballots are counted to determine the winner?

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

NORTH ISLAND VOTES – Candidates’ appeal to voters

Candidates respond to the issues

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

NORTH ISLAND VOTES: What is your top economic priority and why?

Candidates asked to respond to issues

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
BC ELECTION

Liberal and NDP leaders’ election tours swing through North Island

Wilkinson holds forestry rally and Horgan talks wild salmon

BC ELECTION
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

North Island candidates reflect on economic pillars

Business group calls forestry, aquaculture and tourism the “three pillars”

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

North Island candidates hit the campaign trail COVID-19-style

Technology and safety protocols rule the day in the 2020 election

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo

Facey embarks on election campaign for BC Liberals

Five-year, around-the-world sailing voyage prepares him for the stormy seas of politics

BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo
B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

Man became aggressive and was arrested following an interaction with police in July

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious