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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
Coast Guard are attending to the sinking vessel. Photo by Wayne Jacob

Fishing boat taking on water in Johnstone Strait

Single occupant of vessel near Humpback Bay and Bear Point has been transferred to another boat

Coast Guard are attending to the sinking vessel. Photo by Wayne Jacob
Barbara Polehoykie rode the length of Vancouver Island to fight cancer in 2020. Photo supplied by Barbara Polehoykie

Campbell River cyclist pedalling 1,400 km to fight kids’ cancer

Barbara Polehoykie will take part in Great Cycle Challenge for fourth straight year

Barbara Polehoykie rode the length of Vancouver Island to fight cancer in 2020. Photo supplied by Barbara Polehoykie
Layton Lavik wrote Hello, This is Earth! for his first son, Lincoln. laytonlavik.com image

Campbell River author dreamed up idea for first kids book underwater

Layton Lavik came up with much of his manuscript during his time as a commercial diver

Layton Lavik wrote Hello, This is Earth! for his first son, Lincoln. laytonlavik.com image
Linda Jay is the recipient of the 2021 North Island College Emeritus designation. Special to The Mirror

NIC honours Campbell River faculty member

Linda Jay has been with the college for 33 years

Linda Jay is the recipient of the 2021 North Island College Emeritus designation. Special to The Mirror
Road work

Delays expected in south Campbell River as sewers are upgraded

Construction will begin Monday, July 19 and is expected to last four weeks

Road work
Women for Women fundraiser organizer, Shelagh Germyn, poses with specially made shirts participants can wear. Facebook photo

Campbell River women’s charity jogs into 18th year

Women for Women 5k/ 10k / 15k Trail Mix Challenge will be run virtually this year

Women for Women fundraiser organizer, Shelagh Germyn, poses with specially made shirts participants can wear. Facebook photo
A player lines up a putt at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club - Campbell River Mirror file

Charity golfers tee up to drive away domestic violence in Campbell River

Local Transition Societies have scheduled annual charity links tournament for August 21

A player lines up a putt at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club - Campbell River Mirror file
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Five injured after Highway 28 car crash

Friday afternoon crash happened shortly before 4 p.m. just east of Gold River

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge company builds remarkably tiny home

Dwelltech founder constructs 72 square foot home as passion project

John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
McMillan moved from Port Coquitlam two years ago so her family could have the space to start a hobby farm with goats, chickens, and a turkey. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland woman upset at anonymous complaint about her ‘drama queen’ goats

Rhiannon McMillan received a note threatening to call SPCA about loud animals

McMillan moved from Port Coquitlam two years ago so her family could have the space to start a hobby farm with goats, chickens, and a turkey. (Special to The News)
A plan flew over the Lower Mainland with a sign expressing some Canucks fans’ discontent with the team’s general manager. (Niqhil Velji - Twitter Screenshot)

#FireBenning movement gets off the ground in Metro Vancouver

Canucks fans raise enough money to fly banner over Metro Vancouver asking for team GM to be canned

A plan flew over the Lower Mainland with a sign expressing some Canucks fans’ discontent with the team’s general manager. (Niqhil Velji - Twitter Screenshot)
Zachary and his puppy buddies out for a weekly stroll on the Pitt Meadows dikes. (Special to The News)

Video of Maple Ridge pup tackling ‘brother’ goes viral on TikTok

Family were taking a walk on Pitt Meadows dikes when TikTok takedown occurred

Zachary and his puppy buddies out for a weekly stroll on the Pitt Meadows dikes. (Special to The News)
Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)

B.C. man aims to bridge gap between remote communities and rest of Canada

Schools across country to send activity kits to isolated towns for Dwight Ballantyne’s #WeSeeYou Day

Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP (Black Press)

Maple Ridge X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault dating back 30 years

Allen James Brooks is expected to be sentenced in January 2021

Ridge Meadows RCMP (Black Press)