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Coastal Fire Centre, Sayward Fire Department attended a 6.5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps

UPDATE : Crews gaining control of Sayward fire

A crew of 30 firefighters was called to the fire Saturday morning

Coastal Fire Centre, Sayward Fire Department attended a 6.5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps
Coastal Fire Centre, Sayward Fire Department attended a 6.5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps

UPDATE : Firefighters battle 6.5 ha. blaze

Coastal Fire Centre, Sayward Fire Department attended a 6.5 ha. fire in Sayward

Coastal Fire Centre, Sayward Fire Department attended a 6.5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps
Ling cod.

Judge orders fine for Fisheries Act violations, bulk of it will go towards conservation, education

$28,500 will benefit projects in Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island’s west coast

Ling cod.
A home on Leed Road is fully engulfed by flames Tuesday night. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Fire crews battle large blaze at Campbell River home

Unofficial indication from the scene suggests everyone got out safely

A home on Leed Road is fully engulfed by flames Tuesday night. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
No charges recommended against RCMP officer involved in Port Hardy arrest

No charges recommended against RCMP officer involved in Port Hardy arrest

Independent Investigations Office investigated incident in which intoxicated male broke ankle

No charges recommended against RCMP officer involved in Port Hardy arrest
Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

A Cape Mudge resident involved in poaching dungeness crabs in Vancouver Harbour…

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure
Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat

Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat

‘The furniture was knocked over, there was fur everywhere, blood on the walls’

Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat
Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salmon Point Pub south of Campbell River Friday morning. Photo by Warren Janes

VIDEO: Fire engulfs Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub south of Campbell River

Popular location in business since 1982 destroyed by flames

Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salmon Point Pub south of Campbell River Friday morning. Photo by Warren Janes
Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Court acknowledges steps Michael Andrew McConechy took to change a life of petty crime

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction
Police identified the individuals involved in a radio broadcast for help Friday and determined there was no emergency. (Chechu Risk/Common License Photo)

Kids behind phony radio call in Campbell River get a talking to

Appeal galvanized RCMP and media in attempt to locate the emergency

Police identified the individuals involved in a radio broadcast for help Friday and determined there was no emergency. (Chechu Risk/Common License Photo)
RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules

RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules

Campbell River man high on cocaine led high speed chase through city’s downtown

RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules
A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.

Faulty coupling cited as cause of fatal B.C. logging train derailment

Safety device also failed to divert runaway rail cars that killed three crew members in 2017 crash

A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.
A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.

Faulty coupling cited as cause of fatal 2017 logging train derailment in Woss

Safety device also failed to divert runaway rail cars that killed three crew members, injuring two

A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.
A Campbell River family’s doorbell camera caught this midnight visitor checking out their front porch on Sept. 15. See the video at www.campbellrivermirror.com

Bear makes midnight front porch visit in Campbell River

A black bear paid a Campbell River family a midnight visit last…

A Campbell River family’s doorbell camera caught this midnight visitor checking out their front porch on Sept. 15. See the video at www.campbellrivermirror.com
The Village of Zeballos has expanded its evcuation order due to the danger of falling debris and slides. The original order was imposed on Aug. 18 when this fire near the village was well underway. Photo by David Koch/Campbell River Mirror file

Zeballos evacuation order expanded due to danger of debris and slides

The potential for falling debris and rock slides in a section of…

The Village of Zeballos has expanded its evcuation order due to the danger of falling debris and slides. The original order was imposed on Aug. 18 when this fire near the village was well underway. Photo by David Koch/Campbell River Mirror file
Grizzly bear photographed on Vancouver Island north of Campbell River

Grizzly bear photographed on Vancouver Island north of Campbell River

An employee of a hatchery on northern Vancouver Island snapped a photo…

Grizzly bear photographed on Vancouver Island north of Campbell River
Independent Investivations Office looking into Sayward crash

Independent Investivations Office looking into Sayward crash

An incident in which a vehicle under RCMP scrutiny crashed near Sayward…

Independent Investivations Office looking into Sayward crash
Campbell River Search and Rescue was prepared for the worst on Saturday by sending swift water rescue technicians (shown here in training) to rescue trapped hikers near Myra Falls. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue

Hiker suffering head injury extracted from Myra Falls area of Strathcona Park

One of eight calls Campbell River Search and Rescue have responded to since May 1

Campbell River Search and Rescue was prepared for the worst on Saturday by sending swift water rescue technicians (shown here in training) to rescue trapped hikers near Myra Falls. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue
Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour (left), Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and TSN sportscaster Kyle Baukauskas conduct a question-and-answer session at Saturday’s banquet and auction at the Campbell River Sportsplex as part of the Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Brind’Amour and Nugent-Hopkins dish on Vegas, coaching and toughest goalies

Recently-appointed Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour jokingly said first-year expansion team…

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour (left), Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and TSN sportscaster Kyle Baukauskas conduct a question-and-answer session at Saturday’s banquet and auction at the Campbell River Sportsplex as part of the Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Smoke wafts from a fire at the edge of a power line right of way near Strathcona Dam west of Campbell River Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Initial attack crews sent to fire west of Campbell River

A three-person initial attack crew has been dispatched to a new fire…

Smoke wafts from a fire at the edge of a power line right of way near Strathcona Dam west of Campbell River Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror