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Students head back to school today, Dec. 1 after a snow day cancelled classes Nov. 30. Snow remains on the ground as seen in the field beside Carihi Secondary School on Dogwood St. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River schools open today

Buses are running

Students head back to school today, Dec. 1 after a snow day cancelled classes Nov. 30. Snow remains on the ground as seen in the field beside Carihi Secondary School on Dogwood St. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Snow and wind hit the Campbell River area Tuesday, Nov. 29. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Snow and wind hit Campbell River area

Roads get slippery and residents bundle up when heading outdoors

Snow and wind hit the Campbell River area Tuesday, Nov. 29. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Candice Roberts plays Larry at the Tidemark Theatre Dec. 16. Photo by Kristine Cofsky

Vancouver Island-raised performer brings ‘one-man’ exploration of dude-ism home

Candice Roberts is getting laughs with Larry — someone you will probably recognize

Candice Roberts plays Larry at the Tidemark Theatre Dec. 16. Photo by Kristine Cofsky
Candice Roberts plays Larry at the Tidemark Theatre Dec. 16. Photo by Kristine Cofsky

Larry comes home

Campbell River-raised performer brings one-man exploration of dude-ism to her hometown

Candice Roberts plays Larry at the Tidemark Theatre Dec. 16. Photo by Kristine Cofsky
Seen from Darrell McKay’s room, either a cruise missile or an Iranian kamikaze drone hits the ground in Lviv, Ukraine. Darrell McKay photo

Campbell River man witnesses Russian retaliation in Ukraine conflict

Volunteer returns to city far from front but experiences bombing

Seen from Darrell McKay’s room, either a cruise missile or an Iranian kamikaze drone hits the ground in Lviv, Ukraine. Darrell McKay photo
Campell River held its Remembrance Day ceremony at the downtown Cenotaph Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River marks Remembrance Day

Ceremony, parade held at downtown Cenotaph

Campell River held its Remembrance Day ceremony at the downtown Cenotaph Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Graham Neville (centre and right) wrote a tribute to his father and grandfathers and posted it to YouTube accompanied by Dennean Gould and the Campbell River Legion Pipe Band. YouTube screenshot

Campbell River man composes stirring tribute to veterans

Legion pipe band, guitar buddy enlisted for YouTube video

Graham Neville (centre and right) wrote a tribute to his father and grandfathers and posted it to YouTube accompanied by Dennean Gould and the Campbell River Legion Pipe Band. YouTube screenshot
Newly-sworn-in mayor Kermit Dahl (right) addresses the Inaugural Council Meeting at the Tidemark Theatre Nov. 1, 2022 after Judge Barbara Flewelling concucted the swearing-in ceremony. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

‘Let’s get stuff done,’ new mayor proclaims

New mayor and city council sworn in during Tidemark Theatre ceremony

Newly-sworn-in mayor Kermit Dahl (right) addresses the Inaugural Council Meeting at the Tidemark Theatre Nov. 1, 2022 after Judge Barbara Flewelling concucted the swearing-in ceremony. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Kate Humphreys (left) as Bob Cratchit and Darlene Carr as Scrooge rehearse a scene from "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol" Rivercity Players' next production opening Nov. 24 at the Rivercity Stage. Photo by Alistair Taylor

A fun take on a festive favourite for Rivercity Players

A full assault on the much loved Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol

Kate Humphreys (left) as Bob Cratchit and Darlene Carr as Scrooge rehearse a scene from "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol" Rivercity Players' next production opening Nov. 24 at the Rivercity Stage. Photo by Alistair Taylor
Tanille Johnston (left) is sworn in as Campbell River’s first Indigenous city councillor by Judge Barbara Flewelling at a ceremony held at the Tidemark Theatre Nov. 1, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s first Indigenous city councillor takes a seat at the table

We Wai Kai First Nation member Tanille Johnston elected in Oct. 15 municipal election

Tanille Johnston (left) is sworn in as Campbell River’s first Indigenous city councillor by Judge Barbara Flewelling at a ceremony held at the Tidemark Theatre Nov. 1, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
BC Ferries’ Island Class vessel, Island K’ulut’a, will be used for traninig on the Campbell River to Quadra Island run in November and December 2022. (BC Ferries photo)

Island Class ferry to train crews on Campbell River to Quadra Island run over next two months

The vessel will be seen performing various maneuvers in Discovery Passage

BC Ferries’ Island Class vessel, Island K’ulut’a, will be used for traninig on the Campbell River to Quadra Island run in November and December 2022. (BC Ferries photo)
The public fireworks display at the Campbell River Sportsplex attracted a good crowd Halloween night. The event was put on by the Campbell River Fire Department in support of Cameryn’s Cause. Photo by Lee Simmons/Island Life Photographics

Halloween was a blast!

Public fireworks at Campbell river Sportsplex supports Cameryn’s Cause

The public fireworks display at the Campbell River Sportsplex attracted a good crowd Halloween night. The event was put on by the Campbell River Fire Department in support of Cameryn’s Cause. Photo by Lee Simmons/Island Life Photographics
The Barry family and friends attended the pumpkin carving at Spirit Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Pumpkin carving at Spirit Square

Families and friends gathered at Spirit Suqare for some pumpkin carving

The Barry family and friends attended the pumpkin carving at Spirit Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

New two-ferry service to Quadra Island begins in January

Original fall start date delayed by shortage of qualified crew

Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
Campbell River Community Foundation executive director Michaela Arruda spoke to a breakfast launch of the 2022 Campbell River’s Vital Signs rerport at the Maritime Heritage Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

2022 Vital Signs report outlines Campbell River’s strengths and challenges

Campbell River Community Foundation launches latest snapshot of the community and region

Campbell River Community Foundation executive director Michaela Arruda spoke to a breakfast launch of the 2022 Campbell River’s Vital Signs rerport at the Maritime Heritage Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys

VIDEO: A sucker for a friendly face; octopus gloms onto diver for once-in-a-lifetime encounter

Diver off Campbell River spends amazing 40-minute session with a friendly octopus

Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys
Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys

VIDEO: A sucker for a friendly face; octopus gloms onto diver for once-in-a-lifetime encounter

Diver off Campbell River spends amazing 40-minute session with a friendly octopus

Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys
Salmon in the Quinsam River below the Quinsam River Hatchery will be the beneficiary of BC Hydro’s efforts to increase water flows in the river system. Photo by Alistiar Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Pumps mobilized to save Quinsam River salmon habitat

Water to be pumped from Upper Quinsam Lake into the river system

Salmon in the Quinsam River below the Quinsam River Hatchery will be the beneficiary of BC Hydro’s efforts to increase water flows in the river system. Photo by Alistiar Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Crystal Smith (far left) and husband Raymond Shaw were unable to register their newborn son's name because it uses Kwak'wala characters. Photo contributed

Campbell River couple take fight with Vital Statistics over traditional name to court

Application to register their child’s name was improperly refused, petition to court says

Crystal Smith (far left) and husband Raymond Shaw were unable to register their newborn son's name because it uses Kwak'wala characters. Photo contributed
Russian President Vladimir Putin answers a question at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 2, 2017. Putin has ridiculed the U.S. focus on Russian ambassador's contacts with members of President Donald Trump's team, saying that the envoy was only doing his job. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Russia making itself an international pariah

Russia has gone rogue with its invasion of Ukraine. I’ve always been…

Russian President Vladimir Putin answers a question at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 2, 2017. Putin has ridiculed the U.S. focus on Russian ambassador's contacts with members of President Donald Trump's team, saying that the envoy was only doing his job. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)