Campbell River Mirror

COVID and a time of isolation – an artist’s personal observation

We kick off a new series centred around artists with a feature on Ken Blackburn's recent work

  • Jul 21, 2020

Gold River residents opt for sustainable recycling with curbside giveaway

With the local thrift store and recycling depots closed, a day-long giveaway was organized by Jeannie Maddock and Linda Vanderberg

  • Jul 21, 2020

Storm sign big blue line presence

Benjamin Northcott led his Midget Prep U18 team in assists last season

  • Jul 21, 2020

Tahsis municipal wharf on brink of collapse, closed to public

Engineering report recommends either demolition or extensive repair of the wharf before it can be accessed again

  • Jul 21, 2020

Willis Road yard waste centre to close at the end of July

City says they're working with Emterra to find another location

  • Jul 21, 2020

Coastal B.C community’s real estate predicament might be turning it into a ghost town

In Kyuquot, off treaty land, more outsiders have 'holiday-home' properties than locals who can't secure financing to buy homes

  • Jul 20, 2020

Vancouver Island First Nations, regional district to roll out tsunami mapping project

The long overdue survey along the northwest coast of the Island will provide data to chalk out emergency planning for communities at risk

  • Jul 20, 2020

Campbell River RCMP arrest man in connection to alleged sexual offences

Mounties had asked for public's help in case

  • Jul 18, 2020

Single-use bags divide Comox-Strathcona waste board

CSWM will also take a look at effect of COVID-19 on finances

  • Jul 18, 2020

Vancouver Island RCMP arrest man in connection to alleged sexual offences

Mounties had asked for public's help in case

  • Jul 18, 2020

Campbell River Mountie of the Month:media liaison officer Const. Maury Tyre

To kick off this new feature, Const. Maury Tyre thought he'd start with himself: "It seemed only reasonable as I was the one to think, hey what a great idea. If it totally failed and fell on its nose, then it would be me falling on my own nose (See attached photo for what that looks like)."

  • Jul 17, 2020

Cortes Island area director sues Strathcona Regional District

Director suing to quash censure motion, and recoup legal costs from 2019 suit

  • Jul 17, 2020

Saratoga Speedway sold to Courtenay family

After 40 years of owning and operating Saratoga Speedway, the Hargrave family has sold the Black Creek racetrack to Rob and Lee Leighton.

  • Jul 17, 2020

‘Veterans should not be punished for getting CERB’ – MP Rachel Blaney

Delayed disability benefits forced many veterans to apply for CERB and that should not be characterized as fraudulent claims said the NDP critic for veterans

  • Jul 16, 2020

Campbell River volunteer group to hold book drive this Saturday

Call for good stories to keep seniors' minds active through COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jul 16, 2020

West Coast Trail to remain closed to overnight camping for rest of the year

Broken Islands and Long Beach Unit of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve also off limits

  • Jul 16, 2020

COVID-19 gives B.C. First Nation rare chance to examine tourism’s impact on grizzly bears

With 40 infrared cameras deployed in Kitasoo-Xai'Xais territory, research will help develop tourism plan with least impact on bears

  • Jul 15, 2020

Shoulda, coulda, woulda… But didn’t

By James Durand

  • Jul 15, 2020

Over 21 Campbell River tourism businesses benefit from resiliency program

Vancouver Island Tourism Resiliency Program is helping businesses pivot and adapt to the COVID-19 imposed changes in industry

  • Jul 14, 2020