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The intersection at Dogwood Street and 13th Avenue, next to the No. 1 Firehall, will see some improvements over the next six weeks or so, according to the city. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Intersection improvements coming to Dogwood and 13th Avenue

Expect delays for up to six weeks once work begins, city says

The intersection at Dogwood Street and 13th Avenue, next to the No. 1 Firehall, will see some improvements over the next six weeks or so, according to the city. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program are rehearsing this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their upcoming virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Timberline Musical Theatre hoping for last minute ticket surge

Popular annual run of shows costs $7,000-$8,000 to put on. They’ve sold $750 in tickets

The students in the Timberline Musical Theatre program are rehearsing this year’s production, Once Upon a Mattress, three days per week after school in preparation for their upcoming virtual performances. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Sean Smyth is expected to be announced the winner of the municipal by-election for city council today. Photo provided

Sean Smyth to replace Babchuk on council

Sean Smyth is expected to be named the winner of the 2021…

Sean Smyth is expected to be announced the winner of the municipal by-election for city council today. Photo provided
Options for separated bike lanes throughout the city will be considered during the Master Transportation Plan review, not on a case-by-case basis before that, based on a decision made at the last council meeting in regards to improvements on Hilchey Road. Black Press File Photo

Campbell River City Council refers Hilchey bike lane to transportation plan review

Mayor calls spending $4.75 million on a bike lane ‘out of touch’ with city’s current economic reality

Options for separated bike lanes throughout the city will be considered during the Master Transportation Plan review, not on a case-by-case basis before that, based on a decision made at the last council meeting in regards to improvements on Hilchey Road. Black Press File Photo
With the full build-out of its 477 Hilchey Road development almost complete, Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is setting its sights on its next batch of housing: right next door. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Habitat for Humanity looks to start a third Hilchey Road project

With the current site on Hilchey Road in the final stage of…

With the full build-out of its 477 Hilchey Road development almost complete, Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is setting its sights on its next batch of housing: right next door. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Ron Bowles, the City of Campbell River’s general manager of community development, is leaving to take on the city manager role in Brandon, MB. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Manager of Community Development Ron Bowles to leave City Hall, destined for Manitoba

‘I will always recall my time at the City of Campbell River with fond memories,’ Bowles says

Ron Bowles, the City of Campbell River’s general manager of community development, is leaving to take on the city manager role in Brandon, MB. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Ian Baikie shows the new kitchen space at Hama?Elas shortly before the facility opened late last year. Mirror File Photo.

Campbell River City Council updated on Hama?Elas and Kwesa Place

Funding was set to run out at end of March, but organizers say they can go another six months

Ian Baikie shows the new kitchen space at Hama?Elas shortly before the facility opened late last year. Mirror File Photo.
The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on whether they’re supportive of the idea of seaparated bike lanes. Black Press File Photo

By-election candidates asked about separated bike lanes in Campbell River

The River City Cycling Club hit up the municipal by-election candidates for their thoughts

The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on whether they’re supportive of the idea of seaparated bike lanes. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates give their final pitch to the electorate

Last chance for candidates to get their message across before Saturday’s vote

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
The Jubilee Heights subdivision at the south end of Campbell River is just one of many new developments that has been happening in the city recently, and based on the number of applications and permits being issued, that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

City of Campbell River sees $120-million in construction starts in 2020

Despite pandemic, building numbers continue to impress city staff

The Jubilee Heights subdivision at the south end of Campbell River is just one of many new developments that has been happening in the city recently, and based on the number of applications and permits being issued, that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer a question from the city’s youth

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on climate change from city’s Youth Action Committee

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
There are only a few finishing touches left on the city’s three-year Waterfront Project, which is by far the largest infrastructure project it worked on in 2020. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

City of Campbell River’s infrastructure work keeps pace in 2020 despite pandemic

City says there have been challenges, but it’s pleased with how much work has still been getting done

There are only a few finishing touches left on the city’s three-year Waterfront Project, which is by far the largest infrastructure project it worked on in 2020. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Nadia Rieger restocks some of the art supplies at the Crows Nest Artist Collective. Their move to stocking more art supplies over the course of the pandemic was a response to increased demand, which she thinks shows people have been turning to creating art to cope with mental health struggles due to lockdowns and restrictions on other activities. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Using art to conquer COVID blues

It seems people have been turning to their creative sides to stay mentally and emotionally healthy

Nadia Rieger restocks some of the art supplies at the Crows Nest Artist Collective. Their move to stocking more art supplies over the course of the pandemic was a response to increased demand, which she thinks shows people have been turning to creating art to cope with mental health struggles due to lockdowns and restrictions on other activities. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Community Centre is set to become the city’s vaccination hub after city council approved Island Health’s request to use the facility for its seven month vaccine rollout. Black Press File Photo

Community Centre set to become Campbell River’s vaccination hub

Island Health has been given the go-ahead by the city to take over the facility through September

The Campbell River Community Centre is set to become the city’s vaccination hub after city council approved Island Health’s request to use the facility for its seven month vaccine rollout. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Whats the first motion you would bring forward?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on what their first motion would be if elected

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
The City of Campbell River is working on a plan to incorporate curbside pickup of organic waste once the regional processing facility is operational. Black Press File Photo

City of Campbell River working on a plan for curbside organics collection

‘Solid Waste services for the City of Campbell River will be changing in the future’

The City of Campbell River is working on a plan to incorporate curbside pickup of organic waste once the regional processing facility is operational. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Whats the answer to the housing problem?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on housing affordability and accessibility

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on where active transportation plays into Campbell River’s future development. Black Press File Photo

Candidates Asked: What’s the future of active transportation in Campbell River?

The River City Cycling Club hit up the municipal by-election candidates for their thoughts

The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on where active transportation plays into Campbell River’s future development. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: What should be council’s top priority right now?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on where council needs to focus

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Do Campbell Riverites get good value for their tax dollars?

Candiates in Feb. 27 by-election chime on on how the city uses citizens’ tax money

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.