Campbell River Staff

Slash chips loaded by Atli Chip LP for delivery to a mill. Courtesy Atli Chip LP.

More forestry wood waste reaching chipping plants, reducing emissions

Forest Enhancement Society of BC funding fibre salvage and recovery projects

Slash chips loaded by Atli Chip LP for delivery to a mill. Courtesy Atli Chip LP.
Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)

Fraudsters mimic Canada Post in email scam

The email claims Canada Post has a parcel held in your name

Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)
Dawn Pomponio, President of the Campbell River Perinatal Society is pictured donating $61252.75 to Deborah Koster of Campbell River Family Services Society Baby’s Best Chance pregnancy outreach program in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River Perinatal Society

Perinatal Society closing its doors before they even open

Housing prices made New Dawn House idea too expensive

Dawn Pomponio, President of the Campbell River Perinatal Society is pictured donating $61252.75 to Deborah Koster of Campbell River Family Services Society Baby’s Best Chance pregnancy outreach program in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River Perinatal Society
The Bowen Queen pulls away from the Crofton dock and heads towards Salt Spring Island. The Bowen Queen will be taking over the Quadra Island/Campbell River route for the week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Bowen Queen pulls away from the Crofton dock and heads towards Salt Spring Island. The Bowen Queen will be taking over the Quadra Island/Campbell River route for the week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Gwaxdlala/Nalaxdlala1 (Lull Bay/Hoeya Sound) in Knight Inlet was protected by the Mamalilikulla First Nation on Monday as an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA). Google Maps photo

Mamalilikulla First Nation designates Gwaxdlala/Nalaxdlala1 (Lull Bay/Hoeya Sound) as protected area

Area ‘has great significance to our people’ — Chief Councillor Winidi (John Powell)

Gwaxdlala/Nalaxdlala1 (Lull Bay/Hoeya Sound) in Knight Inlet was protected by the Mamalilikulla First Nation on Monday as an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA). Google Maps photo
The 2020 community chain. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Create community connection, one link at a time

Community Chain program extended to whole city for second year

The 2020 community chain. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD emergency program provides mutual aid to Cowichan Valley

ESS volunteers, SRD staff assisted with flood recovery, supported displaced families

Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD
Piano student Michael Robert can add the Keen/Halleran Memorial Scholarship to his list of accolades. Photo courtesy Cindy Taylor

North Island piano student receives UBC scholarship

Michael Robert of Comox Valley was taught by Campbell River’s Cindy Taylor

Piano student Michael Robert can add the Keen/Halleran Memorial Scholarship to his list of accolades. Photo courtesy Cindy Taylor
Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal

Wind warning in place for mid-Vancouver Island’s east coast

Gusts up to 90 kmh expected overnight

Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal
Hatchery coho caught on north Island River.Vickie Atherton photo
Hatchery coho caught on north Island River.Vickie Atherton photo
BC Hydro is once again extending a public safety advisory to stay away from the Campbell River this week. Pictured: Elk Falls by Stephen Watson/BC Hydro

Water release increases on Campbell River system in anticipation of heavy rains

Atmospheric rivers anticipated for Wednesday, Saturday and next Tuesday

BC Hydro is once again extending a public safety advisory to stay away from the Campbell River this week. Pictured: Elk Falls by Stephen Watson/BC Hydro
Campbell River emergency crews will be back at it with a COVID-safe Christmas Charity drive in support of the Knights of Columbus Christmas Hamper program on Dec. 4. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Christmas Charity drive coming back on Dec. 4

RCMP, fire department accepting donations at curling rink

Campbell River emergency crews will be back at it with a COVID-safe Christmas Charity drive in support of the Knights of Columbus Christmas Hamper program on Dec. 4. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Pictured from Left to Right are Eagles Provincial Trustee Marlene Jordan, Charity Chairman Cindy Smith, Maria Marstens House Representative, Annie Holmes Campbell River Eagles Aux, Franca Warkentin Campbell River Eagles LA President and Marilyn Lewis provincial Past madam President. Photo supplied by Fraternal Order of Eagles

Campbell River Fraternal Order of Eagles support Qwalayu House

Group donates $15,000 to facility

Pictured from Left to Right are Eagles Provincial Trustee Marlene Jordan, Charity Chairman Cindy Smith, Maria Marstens House Representative, Annie Holmes Campbell River Eagles Aux, Franca Warkentin Campbell River Eagles LA President and Marilyn Lewis provincial Past madam President. Photo supplied by Fraternal Order of Eagles
A rally similar to one in 2018 was planned for Nov. 18, but postponed due flooding and landslides throughout the province. Photo courtesy of Suavair

Pro-forestry rally postponed due to province-wide flooding

Rally was to be held in opposition to old growth deferrals

A rally similar to one in 2018 was planned for Nov. 18, but postponed due flooding and landslides throughout the province. Photo courtesy of Suavair
BC Hydro is extending the public safety advisory to stay away from the Campbell River through Wednesday, Nov. 17. Pictured: Elk Falls. Stephen Watson/ BC Hydro

BC Hydro extends heavy current warnings for the Campbell River

River flows, and the water flow around Elk Falls, continue to be high and dangerous

BC Hydro is extending the public safety advisory to stay away from the Campbell River through Wednesday, Nov. 17. Pictured: Elk Falls. Stephen Watson/ BC Hydro
Charis (left) and Thanh Tazumi are conducting a workshop on “The Story You May Not Know: what does anti-Asian racism look like?” which provides information and a space for this important conversation. Photo contributed
Charis (left) and Thanh Tazumi are conducting a workshop on “The Story You May Not Know: what does anti-Asian racism look like?” which provides information and a space for this important conversation. Photo contributed
MV Tachek. BC Ferries photo

High winds force Quadra/ Cortes ferry cancellations for third straight day

BC Ferries have cancelled morning/ early afternoon sailings between Cortes and Quadra Islands

MV Tachek. BC Ferries photo
School District 72 board office. Contributed photo

Campbell River school district opts not to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for staff

SD72 board chair says public health assures it does not need 100 percent vaccination to be safe

School District 72 board office. Contributed photo
This is the artwork of 20-year-old Ezekiel, oldest son of Shashi’s cousin. He has captured a picture of life in a refugee camp as an aspiring artist. What this picture doesn’t tell you is that food from the NGO each month only lasts half the month, with no opportunity for work - they can only hope to find something to trade or sell to buy additional food. Photo supplied by Campbell River Christian Life Fellowship Church

Turkey dinner, auction held to help bring refugees to Canada

Part of fundraiser to bring family to Campbell RIver

This is the artwork of 20-year-old Ezekiel, oldest son of Shashi’s cousin. He has captured a picture of life in a refugee camp as an aspiring artist. What this picture doesn’t tell you is that food from the NGO each month only lasts half the month, with no opportunity for work - they can only hope to find something to trade or sell to buy additional food. Photo supplied by Campbell River Christian Life Fellowship Church
Campbell River RCMP responded to a knife attack on Sunday morning. Campbell River RCMP photo

Campbell River RCMP looking for additional eye witnesses to Sunday morning knife attack

35-year-old man living on the street received ‘life threatening gash’

Campbell River RCMP responded to a knife attack on Sunday morning. Campbell River RCMP photo