Ronan O’Doherty

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
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 Fire Chief Thomas Doherty (right) said the fire started inside the car dealership. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Smoke visible for kilometres due to fire at Campbell River car dealership

Fire spread to roof of building, but crews able to knock down flames

Campbell River Fire Chief Thomas Doherty (right) said the fire started inside the car dealership. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ 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
Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Renowned B.C. First Nations therapist recognizing for resilience

Dr. Barney Williams receives 2022 Courage To Come Back Award in the Addictions category

Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Renowned B.C. First Nations therapist recognized for resilience

Dr. Barney Williams receives 2022 Courage To Come Back Award in the Addictions category

Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
Sophia Olson receives a commendation from Coastal Animal Service’s Paul Toseland for finding Andre Paquette’s Aussie shepherd, Sawyer. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Finding Sawyer: Vancouver Island girl reunites owner with puppy missing for 11 days

Sophia Olson, 9, recognized Sawyer the Aussie Shepherd from missing dog posts

Sophia Olson receives a commendation from Coastal Animal Service’s Paul Toseland for finding Andre Paquette’s Aussie shepherd, Sawyer. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Denver’s Brett Stapley holds the trophy after Denver defeated Minnesota State in the NCAA men’s Frozen Four championship college hockey game Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Islander helps team clinch record-tying 9th US college hockey championship

Brett Stapley scored empty-netter for Denver Pioneers in NCAA Division 1 final

Denver’s Brett Stapley holds the trophy after Denver defeated Minnesota State in the NCAA men’s Frozen Four championship college hockey game Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A playful orca came near Campbell River’s Discovery Pier on Monday, April 11. Screenshot from submitted video by Michael Hack

VIDEO: Orcas swim underneath Campbell River pier

Michael Hack captured one whale performing barrel rolls just beneath the surface

A playful orca came near Campbell River’s Discovery Pier on Monday, April 11. Screenshot from submitted video by Michael Hack
Derek Edwards. Submitted photo

Stand-up comic’s B.C. tour postponed

Derek Edwards is recuperating from an illness; hopes to reschedule for fall

Derek Edwards. Submitted photo
A former hotel at the corner of Island Highway and Park Road was the scene of a police shooting on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

IIO head talks about investigation into fatal police shooting in Campbell River

Surveillance video shows a man being shot by an RCMP officer at former motel on Island Highway

A former hotel at the corner of Island Highway and Park Road was the scene of a police shooting on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
The first truck to reach Campbell River after a long drive up the coast. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

PHOTOS: Anti-mandate convoy travels Island Highway to Campbell River

Scores of vehicles drove up the coast from Victoria to protest in a Campbell River parking lot

The first truck to reach Campbell River after a long drive up the coast. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Dallas Smith lead a conference arguing for fish farming licences to be reissued at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

B.C. First Nations say salmon farming can sow self-determination and reconciliation

Calls on Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to reissue operating licences for salmon farms in 2022

Dallas Smith lead a conference arguing for fish farming licences to be reissued at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
The Canadian Coast Guard has placed a containment boom around the sunken Trailer Princess barge in Duncan Bay. Photo by Alistair Taylor/ Campbell River Mirror

Fuel containment and removal ongoing as large barge sinking near Campbell River

Canadian Coast Guard has removed approx. 34,000 litres of fuel from craft

The Canadian Coast Guard has placed a containment boom around the sunken Trailer Princess barge in Duncan Bay. Photo by Alistair Taylor/ Campbell River Mirror
A student uses Innovaton for Learning’s TutorMate software to improve their reading skills. Submitted photo/ Innovation for Learning

Island school first in province to adopt new early literacy program

Campbell River elementary has a tutor giving a leg up on reading to 20 K-1 students

A student uses Innovaton for Learning’s TutorMate software to improve their reading skills. Submitted photo/ Innovation for Learning
An overturned cart from an unsuccessful theft. Submitted image/ Campbell River RCMP

Vancouver Island shoplifting sting nabs multiple prolific offenders

Eight-day project nets 32 arrests, recovers $8,000 of merchandise

An overturned cart from an unsuccessful theft. Submitted image/ Campbell River RCMP
Shawna Magnusson has surrounded herself with delightfully colourful paintings of her own creation. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror

‘Get out of this stinkin’ thinkin’: B.C. mouth-painter finds purpose in art

Campbell River woman pulls herself up from life-changing fall with paintbrush clenched in her teeth

Shawna Magnusson has surrounded herself with delightfully colourful paintings of her own creation. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror
Elaine Gallaway said unmasking the robbery suspect was a gut reaction. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Humble B.C. senior who ripped mask off Walmart robber downplays her bravery

She said actions were the result of built up frustration at brazen thieves

Elaine Gallaway said unmasking the robbery suspect was a gut reaction. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Campers make their way out of Strathcona Park with the help of Comox Valley Search and Rescue. Evan Paterson photo

Snowshoers need saving after suffocating amount of snow in Strathcona Park

Nanaimo blogger writes about perils of unexpectedly heavy storm during overnight backcountry trek

Campers make their way out of Strathcona Park with the help of Comox Valley Search and Rescue. Evan Paterson photo
MV Tachek was holding in dock as a result of adverse weather conditions this morning. BC Ferries photo

BC Ferries rep explains the strain the latest winter storms put on the system

Roads not the only transportation corridors affected by heavy snowfall on Vancouver Island

MV Tachek was holding in dock as a result of adverse weather conditions this morning. BC Ferries photo