Marc Kitteringham

The Sustainable Clothing Project aims to divert clothes that were destined for the landfill and redistribute them to people in the community. (Pixabay)

Sustainable Clothing Project aims to keep clothing out of landfill, help people in community

Unsold clothing from thrift stores gets distributed to people and families who need it

The Sustainable Clothing Project aims to divert clothes that were destined for the landfill and redistribute them to people in the community. (Pixabay)
Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department

Campbell River fire crews rescue worker trapped in loading chute on cargo ship

Worker was trapped 30 feet down into hold of vessel

Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Refunds will be approved for all user groups affected by the strike. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

SRD to approve all refund requests from user groups affected by Strathcona Gardens strike

SRD in ‘PR campaign that I honestly don’t think we’re winning’ — Strathcona Gardens commissioner

Refunds will be approved for all user groups affected by the strike. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Two Quadra Island hearings postponed due to Omicron variant

Gowlland Harbour and Quadra Island Golf Club hearings were scheduled for January, now moved to April

Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
A cell tower is being proposed for Cortes Island. (File photo)

Cell tower proposed for Tla’amin Treaty Land on Cortes Island

Tower would improve emergency communications and safety for residents

A cell tower is being proposed for Cortes Island. (File photo)
The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD

Food delivery coming for remote Vancouver Island communities

Roads have been in poor condition since last week’s snow

The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD
Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Labour minister declines to force vote in Strathcona Gardens labour dispute

‘Now, more than ever, our members are committed to standing united together’ — Union worker

Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
A Campbell River judge ruled that mid-trial decisions are not counted when determining trial length. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Application for stay of proceedings due to trial delays dismissed

Mid-trial deliberations should not count toward “Jordan ceiling” — Judge

A Campbell River judge ruled that mid-trial decisions are not counted when determining trial length. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)
The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD

Remote Island communities pull together in the face of no power, deep snow

Zeballos, Tahsis, Gold River cut off from rest of Island; spend days without power

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD
A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Average home assessments up 34 per cent in Campbell River

Discovery Islands property cracks top 20 most valuable in Vancouver Island region

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo

Heavy snow does not meet criteria for Campbell River extreme weather shelter opening

Trigger point for shelter is prolonged temperatures below -5 degrees

Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Snow was starting to fall at roughly 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor / Campbell River Mirror

SRD activates Emergency Operations Centre in anticipation of snow storm

Centre helps coordinate response to weather event

Snow was starting to fall at roughly 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor / Campbell River Mirror
The first baby of the year in Campbell River came into the world at 12:33 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2022. Photo submitted by Island Health
The first baby of the year in Campbell River came into the world at 12:33 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2022. Photo submitted by Island Health
The Campbell River Community Centre is the location of the EWS. File Photo

Campbell River extreme weather shelter extended

Around 30 people have used the shelter each night since Christmas Eve

The Campbell River Community Centre is the location of the EWS. File Photo
Rachel Blaney was named as NDP Critic for Seniors, Veterans and Rural Economic Development. Photo by Rachel Blaney

Rural economic development a priority for 2022 — MP Rachel Blaney

Ensuring rural communities aren’t left out of economic recovery key for North Island-Powell River MP

Rachel Blaney was named as NDP Critic for Seniors, Veterans and Rural Economic Development. Photo by Rachel Blaney
The Campbell River Professional Fire Fighters Local 1668 will be at the Sportsplex on Jan. 2 for their annual tree chipping event. Photo supplied by Campbell River Professional Fire Fighters Local 1668

Campbell River Firefighters Union revving up the tree chipper

Annual tree chipping taking place on Jan. 2

The Campbell River Professional Fire Fighters Local 1668 will be at the Sportsplex on Jan. 2 for their annual tree chipping event. Photo supplied by Campbell River Professional Fire Fighters Local 1668
Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m. Photo submitted

The top stories of 2021 from campbellrivermirror.com

Almost 4.8 million pageviews recorded on Mirror website this year

Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m. Photo submitted
A selection from the writer’s own bookshelf. Most of this year’s books came from the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Three books, plus a few more, I read in the last year

Of nearly 50 books I read in 2021, these three stuck with me the most

A selection from the writer’s own bookshelf. Most of this year’s books came from the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The one-time payment to correct the GIS cutbacks is coming, but not for five months. (File photo)

Seniors to wait five months for GIS one-time payment

Previously announced funding coming at the beginning of fiscal year

The one-time payment to correct the GIS cutbacks is coming, but not for five months. (File photo)