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Rob McNeill (left) flies high above Campbell River. (Tamara Szewczyk photo)

High flying fun

Campbell River’s first skydive festival takes place Saturday

Rob McNeill (left) flies high above Campbell River. (Tamara Szewczyk photo)
Jacob Koomen has been nominated for the National Philanthropy Day’s Giving Hearts Honour Roll award. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River cyclist a candidate for cancer fundraising award

Jacob Koomen has raised more than $90,000 to fight deadly disease

Jacob Koomen has been nominated for the National Philanthropy Day’s Giving Hearts Honour Roll award. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

Delays plague ferry route between Quadra and Cortes Islands

A staffing issue, and a mechanical issue was to blame, BC Ferries says

Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
Campbell River’s safe exchange zone is located at 275 South Dogwood Street. (Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror)

New safe exchange zone at Campbell River RCMP detachment

Designated spot available to exchange goods purchased online, or transfer children between guardians

Campbell River’s safe exchange zone is located at 275 South Dogwood Street. (Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror)
One of VIH Helicopters Kamov KA32 choppers fights fires using the bucket in the foreground. (Mario Vaillancourt photo/ VIH Helicopters)

Vancouver Island helicopter company sends 10 choppers to battle B.C. blazes

Support staff of over 100 follow helicopters around the province

One of VIH Helicopters Kamov KA32 choppers fights fires using the bucket in the foreground. (Mario Vaillancourt photo/ VIH Helicopters)
Coach Lee Stone (top left) says the Storm have speed and depth. Mirror files.

Many unfamiliar faces under Campbell River Storm helmets this season

New captain to be announced before the end of the month

Coach Lee Stone (top left) says the Storm have speed and depth. Mirror files.
The new Fisheries Aerial Surveillance and Enforcement (FASE) Dash-8 airplane has completed its journey across Canada and arrived at its final location in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Department of Fisheries and Oceans shows off new surveillance plane in Campbell River

The Dash-8 aircraft has longer range and newer technology than predecessor

The new Fisheries Aerial Surveillance and Enforcement (FASE) Dash-8 airplane has completed its journey across Canada and arrived at its final location in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River SAR rescued three men stuck on Golden Hinde Mountain on August 4-5. Eric Teramura photo

Campbell River SAR perform overnight rescue on Vancouver Island’s tallest mountain

Three climbers were under-prepared for backcountry adventure

Campbell River SAR rescued three men stuck on Golden Hinde Mountain on August 4-5. Eric Teramura photo
The fast charging station at the Campbell River Community Centre. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Charging time: Another EV station comes to Campbell River

New station - operated by BC Hydro - is located on 11th Avenue

The fast charging station at the Campbell River Community Centre. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Second dose vaccination numbers are steadily rising in Campbell River. (Black Press files)

Second dose vaccination rate continues to rise in Greater Campbell River area

Second dose coverage rises 25 percentage points in less than a month

Second dose vaccination numbers are steadily rising in Campbell River. (Black Press files)
Over 1,000 km of B.C. coastline is expected to be tidied of debris as a part of the Clean Coast, Clean Waters initiative. (Black Press files)

Campbell River org gets cash for coastal clean-up

Provincial initiative has removed more than 550 tonnes of pollution from B.C.’s beaches

Over 1,000 km of B.C. coastline is expected to be tidied of debris as a part of the Clean Coast, Clean Waters initiative. (Black Press files)
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)
Geoff Goodship was contacted earlier this year by a man who had acquired his father’s First World War soldier’s uniform. Submitted photo

Campbell River man to be reunited with father’s 104-year-old First World War uniform

Geoff Goodship got a call out of the blue from an amateur historian who had acquired the outfit

Geoff Goodship was contacted earlier this year by a man who had acquired his father’s First World War soldier’s uniform. Submitted photo
A highway incident on Highway 19A near Black Creek shut down the road in both directions.

One dead after early morning crash on Hwy 19A

A car collided with a power pole shortly before 3 a.m. near Black Creek

A highway incident on Highway 19A near Black Creek shut down the road in both directions.
Purple Loosestrife has taken over in many places along the banks of the Campbell River estuary. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Environmental groups battle invasive species on banks of Campbell River estuary

While purple loosestrife might be beautiful, it out-competes native plants in the area

Purple Loosestrife has taken over in many places along the banks of the Campbell River estuary. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
The opening of the Sacred Journeys exhibit at the Museum of Campbell River was a chance for many to catch up. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Museum at Campbell River first stop for Sacred Journeys exhibit

Exhibit opening doubled as cultural gathering for First Nations paddlers

The opening of the Sacred Journeys exhibit at the Museum of Campbell River was a chance for many to catch up. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Salmon Kings cheer on their team mates at a swim meet at Centennial Pool on Saturday, July 17. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Salmon Kings swim club hosts Courtenay Blue Devils for mini meet

Centennial pool sees swimmers for first time since being refurbished

Campbell River Salmon Kings cheer on their team mates at a swim meet at Centennial Pool on Saturday, July 17. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fruit picking project a sweet success

Less attractants for bears, and tasty snacks for charities and volunteers

Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Quadra Island Gas N Go. Submitted photo

Quadra Island’s only gas station left with nobody at the till during peak season

Last employee calls it quits after couple weeks working the till by himself

Quadra Island Gas N Go. Submitted photo
Eiko Jones and his partner Kim Isles were awarded $50,000 by the Telus Storyhive initiative to fund their film, Salmon Capital – Campbell River. Photo by Eiko Jones

Salmon: The common thread woven into the fabric and culture of Campbell River

Eiko Jones talks about the ubiquitous fish’s impact in his doc, Salmon Capital

Eiko Jones and his partner Kim Isles were awarded $50,000 by the Telus Storyhive initiative to fund their film, Salmon Capital – Campbell River. Photo by Eiko Jones