J.R. Rardon

‘Pirates’ cause $30K damage at lodge north of Campbell River

The theft and vandalism happened while lodge owner is is palliative care in Qualicum Beach

Hydro prepares to re-balance reservoirs

BC Hydro has begun to re-balance the water levels in the upper and lower Campbell Reservoirs after taking dramatic steps in July

Getting a try at college rugby

Carihi grad makes up for lost time in late start in sport, with U.S. university scholarship

Worth the wait

Couple marks anniversary of wedding delayed by war — 71 years ago

Expect delays on local trails

Construction on the John Hart Power Generating replacement project continues to expand, advancing on four fronts this month

Here for a good time, not a long time

Frankly, this southward drift tugs against my natural inclination

First Nation’s chief found in breach of oath

We Wai Kai (Cape Mudge) First Nation Chief Ralph Dick has been found in breach of his fiduciary duty after accepting a $12,000 share option

Conservative signs targeted by vandals

Conservative campaign posters for their federal election candidates in mid- and north Island ridings have been defaced, destroyed or taken

Conservation officer suspended for not killing cubs reassigned

A Conservation Officer suspended on North Vancouver Island after refusing to destroy a pair of bear cubs is back at work

Greenways rescues salmon habitat

A man-made stream system created 16 years ago to help salmon was undone by the vagaries of nature

Storm lower boom in exhibition opener

Regular-season opener set for Friday with unveiling of championship banners

Two deaths in Campbell River attributed to illicit drug

Officials involved with illicit drug users hope the attention given to the fentanyl scare will help spread a wider message of diligence

Royals tops in Western Canada

Six Campbell River players help Midget AAA squad to championship in Western Canadian tournament in Saskatchewan

Harper tour plays to small crowd

Stephen Harper's visit to the North Island was tightly scripted

Deal with private contractor could reduce surgery wait times

Island Health has identified a private surgical partner for a deal that could help alleviate the backlog of scheduled surgeries

Fire engulfs family’s new boat

A family out for the maiden voyage of its new boat avoided injury but lost the craft Sunday afternoon

Hogan’s a hero to fellow cancer survivors

Singer-songwriter gives back after successful fight against carcinoma

Lacrosse star plays outside the box

World champion got her start in Campbell River box lacrosse program

Ride for Jeneece offers many twists and turns

The ride begins at Robert V. Ostler Park Saturday at noon and will take participants through the twists and turns of Highway 28

Prime Minister visits North Vancouver Island

Stephen Harper stumps for Conservative candidates, draws protesters in Comox, Black Creek