Campbell River Staff

The second annual River City Skydive Festival will be on Aug. 20, 2022. Photo supplied

Skydive Festival returns to Campbell River Aug. 20

Festival has everything from bouncy castles to tandem jumps

The second annual River City Skydive Festival will be on Aug. 20, 2022. Photo supplied
Wei Wai Kum First Nation office. Mirror File Photo

Agreement returns lands to Wei Wai Kum First Nation

The Wei Wai Kum First Nation and the Province of B.C. signed…

Wei Wai Kum First Nation office. Mirror File Photo
Campbell River RCMP. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River RCMP warns about rise of sextorition cases

16 cases reported to local detachment in 2022 so far

Campbell River RCMP. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The cable will be routed around Vancouver Island. Currently construction is underway near Campbell River. Photo courtesy Connected Coast

Connected Coast landing site under construction at Stories Beach

3,400 km fibre optic cable will bring high-speed connectivity to many communities along coast

The cable will be routed around Vancouver Island. Currently construction is underway near Campbell River. Photo courtesy Connected Coast
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
The Splash Park near the Sportsplex. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)

City of Campbell River extends outdoor pool, splash park hours to help residents deal with heat

Environment Canada activated a heat warning on the morning of July 2 for parts of British Columbia

The Splash Park near the Sportsplex. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)
A heat pump installed at a Victoria supportive housing facility, converted from a seniors home. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)

Campbell River offering rebates for switching to heat pumps

Switching from fossil fuel pumps reduces emissions

A heat pump installed at a Victoria supportive housing facility, converted from a seniors home. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press Media)
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Rotarian Don Huestis (right) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed

Campbell River Rotarians getting ready for annual Duck Raffle

Proceeds to benefit Q̓ʷalayu House

It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Rotarian Don Huestis (right) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed
A circular economy would reduce the amount of waste that goes into the landfill. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

City of Campbell River signs on as regional partner in Circular Economy project

Island businesses invited to sign up for Circular Economy Accelerator

A circular economy would reduce the amount of waste that goes into the landfill. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Many residents of Tahsis do not feel comfortable driving along the route to Campbell River, especially in winter. (Google Maps)
Many residents of Tahsis do not feel comfortable driving along the route to Campbell River, especially in winter. (Google Maps)
L-R back row Kailey Horel (Biggs), Victoria Hoffman, Ryan Lofstrom, Kiera Steele, Gillian Galik and Maile Wesner. Front row L-R Zoe Steele, Walker Smits, Elisabeth Hoffman and Payge Doty-Brown. Photo courtesy Cougars Track and Field Club

Cougars Track and Field club has good weekend and provincial championships

Athletes from Campbell River, Comox Valley had good results at event

L-R back row Kailey Horel (Biggs), Victoria Hoffman, Ryan Lofstrom, Kiera Steele, Gillian Galik and Maile Wesner. Front row L-R Zoe Steele, Walker Smits, Elisabeth Hoffman and Payge Doty-Brown. Photo courtesy Cougars Track and Field Club
Heavy rains caused the Oyster River to breach its bank in 2017, flooding parts of the popular Oyster River Nature Park. File photo

Flood protection service established for Oyster River

New service gives regional district reliable funding mechanism for infrastructure maintenance

Heavy rains caused the Oyster River to breach its bank in 2017, flooding parts of the popular Oyster River Nature Park. File photo
Muchalat Inlet, near Gold River, British Columbia. Gold River will be receiving a new tsunami siren. (Wikimedia commons)

Tsunami warning sirens coming for coastal communities in Strathcona Regional District

Fair Harbour, Gold River getting first sirens, Zeballos, Tahsis and Walter’s Island getting second

Muchalat Inlet, near Gold River, British Columbia. Gold River will be receiving a new tsunami siren. (Wikimedia commons)
Canadian currency. (File photo)

North Island non-profits received $900,000 from provincial gaming grant over past year

27 organizations saw funding through human and social services stream of provincial grant program

Canadian currency. (File photo)
Tire Stewardship B.C., Western Rubber and Kal Tire will be hosting a tire recycling even this weekend. Photo courtesy TSBC

Bring out your scrap tires

Tire Stewardship B.C. holding scrap tire recycling event on Saturday

Tire Stewardship B.C., Western Rubber and Kal Tire will be hosting a tire recycling even this weekend. Photo courtesy TSBC
Desiree Lawson, MaPP Implementation Coordinator, Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance with a geoduck. Photo courtesy North Island College

Central Coast First Nations partner with North Island College on geoduck aquaculture pilot

New research partnership looking at geoducks as new aquaculture sector

Desiree Lawson, MaPP Implementation Coordinator, Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance with a geoduck. Photo courtesy North Island College
Puppeteers get ready for a busy summer at the Museum at Campbell River. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River

Museum at Campbell River ready for summer fun

Museum’s Puppet Theatre returns Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout summer

Puppeteers get ready for a busy summer at the Museum at Campbell River. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
Emily Sayward pitches Sister Sister’s line of cards and other locally designed products to judges during NexStream 3.0’s community stream demonstrations. (Photo: David Baar, CRAAG)

City of Campbell River announces winners of Nexstream competition

Competition recognizes British Columbia innovators

Emily Sayward pitches Sister Sister’s line of cards and other locally designed products to judges during NexStream 3.0’s community stream demonstrations. (Photo: David Baar, CRAAG)
Carihi graduates take in the school’s graduation ceremony at Strathcona Gardens on Tuesday, June 28. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Carihi graduates step out into the wider world at graduation ceremony

Annual rite of passage held at Campbell River’s Strathcona Gardens arena

Carihi graduates take in the school’s graduation ceremony at Strathcona Gardens on Tuesday, June 28. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River flow levels discharging from the John Hart powerhouse at the Elk Falls Canyon in the summer of 2022 are expected to be around normal, meaning higher than they’ve been for the last four years, according to BC Hydro. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell river Mirror

Expect ‘normal’ Campbell River system water levels and flow rates – and that’s a good thing

River flow rate has been where it should be to July 1 for the salmon out-migration period: BC Hydro

Campbell River flow levels discharging from the John Hart powerhouse at the Elk Falls Canyon in the summer of 2022 are expected to be around normal, meaning higher than they’ve been for the last four years, according to BC Hydro. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell river Mirror