Campbell River

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Campfire prohibition lifted for the Coastal Fire Centre

Category 2 and Category 3 open fires remain prohibited

 

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during Question Period on April 1, 2022 in Ottawa. Credit: Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services

Dental care for kids ‘step in right direction’ — MP Rachel Blaney

MP advocating for program that includes seniors

 

The owner of Campbell River’s Comfort Inn and manger of its neighbour, the Berwick seniors complex, say unruly behaviour downtown is having significant impact ontheir businesses. Photo contributed

Unruly behaviour in downtown Campbell River has escalated to a different level: Mayor Andy Adams

City council has been wrestling with the problem of downtown disturbances for years

 

Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex. Campbell River Mirror photo

Vancouver Island public swimming pool evacuated after pepper spray release

Campbell River RCMP are reviewing video in an attempt to ID suspects

Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex. Campbell River Mirror photo
A rendering of the campground at Buddy Bay. Photo supplied by ICET

New campground off northern Vancouver Island expected to be a big ecotourism draw

Buddy Bay campground in the Broughton Archipelago a short walk from Gwa’yas’dums village

A rendering of the campground at Buddy Bay. Photo supplied by ICET
Police are looking for a newer model white Mercedes cargo van like this one with no side windows and no other markings. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

Campbell River RCMP investigating possible attempted abduction

Police seeking white delivery van driver

Police are looking for a newer model white Mercedes cargo van like this one with no side windows and no other markings. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
A persistent rumour that homeless people are being bused to Campbell River has its own version in many other B.C. communities. Black Press photo

Ticket to ride: ‘No evidence’ homeless people are being bused to your Island town

Analysts: 3/4s of Campbell River’s unhoused have lived there between a ‘year and their entire lives’

A persistent rumour that homeless people are being bused to Campbell River has its own version in many other B.C. communities. Black Press photo
Jesse Bachmeier was believed to be hiking in the Flower Ridge area of Strathcona Park off of Westmin Road and has not been heard from since Aug. 16. If you have seen Bachmeier or have any information on his whereabouts, contact the Campbell River RCMP immediately at 250-286-6221. Photo contrivuted

UPDATE: Missing Strathcona Park hiker found

Was believed to be hiking Flower Ridge of the Westmin Road

Jesse Bachmeier was believed to be hiking in the Flower Ridge area of Strathcona Park off of Westmin Road and has not been heard from since Aug. 16. If you have seen Bachmeier or have any information on his whereabouts, contact the Campbell River RCMP immediately at 250-286-6221. Photo contrivuted
TEAAM Aeromedical President Miles Randell demonstrates how to load and unload patients from a helicopter in Campbell River on Nov. 4, 2021. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Newly-launched Island-based air rescue team has few equivalents in North America

Rapid response to emergencies in hard-to-reach Vancouver Island, North Coast locations

TEAAM Aeromedical President Miles Randell demonstrates how to load and unload patients from a helicopter in Campbell River on Nov. 4, 2021. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed

Stolen rowboat robs legally blind B.C. fisherman of last chance to enjoy his passion

Valuable classic Tyee-style boat stolen Campbell River area Aug. 7

Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed
A banner was seen on the Airport Main overpass near Campbell River on Aug. 14. Photo supplied

White supremacist banner has ‘no place in Campbell River’ — RCMP

RCMP asking people to report similar incidents immediately

A banner was seen on the Airport Main overpass near Campbell River on Aug. 14. Photo supplied
The MV Mini Fusion is deconstructed in Campbell River which includes salvaging of appropriate materials, recycling of scrap metal and ensuring strict controls on the disposal of hazardous waste. Photo courtesy Canadian Coast Guard

VIDEO: 56-metre cargo ship removed from Desolation Sound to mitigate pollution risk

Coast Guard transports abandoned vessel to Campbell River for deconstruction

  • Aug 16, 2022
The MV Mini Fusion is deconstructed in Campbell River which includes salvaging of appropriate materials, recycling of scrap metal and ensuring strict controls on the disposal of hazardous waste. Photo courtesy Canadian Coast Guard
RCMP vehicles were seen on Dogwood Street on Sunday morning. Photo courtesy Sam McKay

6 arrested after reports of shots fired in Campbell River

Dogwood Street closed for hours on Sunday morning

RCMP vehicles were seen on Dogwood Street on Sunday morning. Photo courtesy Sam McKay
BC Nurses Union members and supporters attended a rally in Campbell River’s Spirit Square Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Nurses rally for change in Campbell River

North Island closures adding to the local hospital’s existing over-capacity issue

  • Aug 11, 2022
BC Nurses Union members and supporters attended a rally in Campbell River’s Spirit Square Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
NTE Discovery Park, owners of the former Elk Falls pulp mill site in Campbell River, have entered into an agreement with CubicFarm Systems Corp. to build and operate food-producing modules. CubicFarm Systems Corp. photo

Indoor food-growing and manufacturing planted at old Campbell River pulp mill site.

Agreement will see food-producing CubicFarm modules built and operated at former Elk Falls property

NTE Discovery Park, owners of the former Elk Falls pulp mill site in Campbell River, have entered into an agreement with CubicFarm Systems Corp. to build and operate food-producing modules. CubicFarm Systems Corp. photo
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

RCMP investigating suspicious death in Campbell River

Seeking information from the public

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
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

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)
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

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
Tanille Johnston is running for Campbell River City Council in the 2022 Municipal Election. Photo courtesy Tanille Johnston

Tanille Johnston hopes to become first ever Indigenous city councillor in Campbell River

Johnston wants to be a voice for inclusion at council table

Tanille Johnston is running for Campbell River City Council in the 2022 Municipal Election. Photo courtesy Tanille Johnston
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

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