Campbell River Staff

Strathcona Dam. BC Hydro photo

Strathcona Dam project overcomes design obstacle

BC Hydro aims to start construction on water discharge update project in 2025

Strathcona Dam. BC Hydro photo
Two pieces, a drum painted by Greg Henderson and a grizzly print created by Brent J. Smith were stolen from a local charity in Campbell River over the Victoria Day long weekend. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

Art pieces stolen from Campbell River charity

RCMP asking for pieces to be returned, ‘no questions asked’

Two pieces, a drum painted by Greg Henderson and a grizzly print created by Brent J. Smith were stolen from a local charity in Campbell River over the Victoria Day long weekend. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
L to R: Glenn Klein, Ian Baikie, Mayor Andy Adams, Carol Chapman, Counicllor Nicole Assu, and Jon Martin. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s Canada Day fireworks display set to be a blast

Light show will honour Kamloops 215, organizer says

L to R: Glenn Klein, Ian Baikie, Mayor Andy Adams, Carol Chapman, Counicllor Nicole Assu, and Jon Martin. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Costanza Falvella Capodaglio, an exchange student from Italy playing for the Carihi Senior Girl’s soccer team, strides past an opponent from Comox during the 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo/ Monica Stewardson

Campbell River high school girl’s soccer squad continues successful run

Carihi Senior Girls attending provincial championship for fifth year in a row

Costanza Falvella Capodaglio, an exchange student from Italy playing for the Carihi Senior Girl’s soccer team, strides past an opponent from Comox during the 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo/ Monica Stewardson
Nigel Nikolaisen – also known as Gibby Nik – drew quite a little crowd at last year’s Buskers Festival on the Seawalk, and he is excited the event is back for another round on July 24. -Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Art+Earth

Buskers Day back for second year on the Seawalk

Event also takes place during Greenways Loop Day

Nigel Nikolaisen – also known as Gibby Nik – drew quite a little crowd at last year’s Buskers Festival on the Seawalk, and he is excited the event is back for another round on July 24. -Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Art+Earth
Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests

We Wai Kai-owned company partners with Mosaic to harvest timber on Quadra Island

Mosaic announces new partnership with First Nation-owned company

Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests
Austin Johnson carves the deep bowl at the Campbell River skate park in the early afternoon in a photo from A Day in the Life of Campbell River, the Ma Murray Award finalist in the Photo Essay Award category,. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Mirror a finalist in five Ma Murray Community Newsmedia Award categories

Winners will be unveiled in May 14 newspaper industry gala event

Austin Johnson carves the deep bowl at the Campbell River skate park in the early afternoon in a photo from A Day in the Life of Campbell River, the Ma Murray Award finalist in the Photo Essay Award category,. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Rigid-hull inflatable fast rescue craft with three person crews operate out of the inshore rescue boat stations. Canadian Coast Guard photo

Canadian Coast Guard setting up seasonal station on Cortes

Inshore rescue boat stations will re-open this year on May 20

Rigid-hull inflatable fast rescue craft with three person crews operate out of the inshore rescue boat stations. Canadian Coast Guard photo
Water supply forecast for the Campbell River has greatly improved since a drier than usual February and March. Mirror file photo

Soggy April improves water supply forecast for Campbell River

Third wettest April in 41 years of record says BC Hydro

Water supply forecast for the Campbell River has greatly improved since a drier than usual February and March. Mirror file photo
Satellite Campus program workshop facilitator Avis O’Brien works with a group of children on Cape Mudge to create a cedar weave wrap of a residential school desk, which is on display at the Campbell River Art Gallery as part of the current exhibition, Distant Relatives. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art Gallery

Campbell River Art Gallery looks to showcase art from remote communities in new exhibition

CRAG reaches out to remote communities through Satellite Campus Program

Satellite Campus program workshop facilitator Avis O’Brien works with a group of children on Cape Mudge to create a cedar weave wrap of a residential school desk, which is on display at the Campbell River Art Gallery as part of the current exhibition, Distant Relatives. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art Gallery
NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo

Belgian exchange students tackle problematic plastic from B.C. shellfish farms

Wouter Jansen and Maxime Boufflette are taking applied studies program at NIC’s Campbell River campus

NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo
The Kenyan delegation tours NIC trades shops including Industrial Automation, Auto Collision and Refinishing, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding and the not yet opened, The Gathering Place - celebrating Indigenous culture. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

Kenyan delegation tours NIC’s Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses

School is one of three in B.C. to partner in East African youth employment initiative

The Kenyan delegation tours NIC trades shops including Industrial Automation, Auto Collision and Refinishing, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding and the not yet opened, The Gathering Place - celebrating Indigenous culture. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
The Quadra Island Disaster Preparedness Expo will be held at the Quadra Island Community Centre on May 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Quadra Island Disaster Prep. Expo ‘great education and fun for the whole family’

SRD, Quadra Emergency Program, Fire Department sponsoring event in mid May

The Quadra Island Disaster Preparedness Expo will be held at the Quadra Island Community Centre on May 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Strathcona Regional District is switching to Alertable for public mmergency notifications as of May 2, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/ Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Regional District switching emergency alert service

Users with an account on the previous system will have their info transferred to Alertable

Strathcona Regional District is switching to Alertable for public mmergency notifications as of May 2, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/ Campbell River Mirror
The Brewster Lake Road steel Bailey bridge, beside the John Hart Dam, will be temporarily unavailable while repairs are made. BC Hydro photo

Road beside Campbell River dam temporarily closing

Brewster Lake Road bridge will be closed from May 2 to 13 to allow for repairs

The Brewster Lake Road steel Bailey bridge, beside the John Hart Dam, will be temporarily unavailable while repairs are made. BC Hydro photo
Shelter Point Smoke Point Whisky earned Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Submitted photo

Campbell River distillery earns pair of prizes at international competition

Shelter Point earned gold medals for its Single Malt and Smoke Point whiskies

Shelter Point Smoke Point Whisky earned Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Submitted photo
A trio of Canucks fans got to meet former goalie Kirk McLean. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Hometown Hockey festival worth the wait

Campbell River fans got to show their appreciation for the sport on sunny long weekend

A trio of Canucks fans got to meet former goalie Kirk McLean. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
An unexploded shell was discovered at a Campbell River scrapyard on Tuesday, April 12. Campbell River RCMP photo

One man’s trash is another man’s explosive device

Unexploded ammunition found at steel recycling yard in Campbell River

An unexploded shell was discovered at a Campbell River scrapyard on Tuesday, April 12. Campbell River RCMP photo
A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files

Campbell River all set to host Rogers Hometown Hockey

Campbell River sports fans are counting down the days to Rogers Hometown…

A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files
John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo

John Hart powerhouse flow test could lead to fluctuating water levels on Campbell River

BC Hydro asking public to stay away from the waterway on Wednesday, April 20

John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo
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