Sean Feagan

Sean Smith, Blackbird Security’s district supervisor for North Vancouver Island, says the company’s patrols do not replace the work of police and municipal enforcement, but rather enhance them. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

​​Downtown BIA looking for businesses to support private overnight patrols

Blackbird Security stating patrols from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. downtown to be eyes and ears on crime

Sean Smith, Blackbird Security’s district supervisor for North Vancouver Island, says the company’s patrols do not replace the work of police and municipal enforcement, but rather enhance them. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Misty Isles, a schooner-rigged vessel from which historic cruises are being offered, in partnership with The Cortes Island Museum. Photo submitted.

Upcoming sails with Misty Isles exploring waters of Discovery Islands

Historic boat cruises being offered through partnership with Cortes Island Museum

Misty Isles, a schooner-rigged vessel from which historic cruises are being offered, in partnership with The Cortes Island Museum. Photo submitted.
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

VIDEO: New ‘Island 3’ ferry arrives in Victoria

Ship completes 64-day, 10,000 nautical mile transatlantic journey

Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

VIDEO: New ‘Island 3’ ferry arrives in Victoria

Ship completes 64-day, over 10,000 nautical mile transatlantic journey from Romanian shipyard

Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries

New BC Ferries, Island 4 enters Pacific as Island 3 approaches Vancouver Island

New hybrid electric ferries making their way home after construction in Romania

Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries
An annual survey is held at Willow Point Reef to document sea stars and check them for signs of sea star wasting syndrome. Photo courtesy Discovery Passage Aquarium.

Discovery Aquarium holding annual sea star survey this weekend

Surveys held each year to document signs of sea star wasting disease to better understand disease

An annual survey is held at Willow Point Reef to document sea stars and check them for signs of sea star wasting syndrome. Photo courtesy Discovery Passage Aquarium.
Triathlete Matthew Sharpe is ready for two races — the men’s individual and mixed relay — in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo Courtesy Matthew Sharpe.

Triathlete Matthew Sharpe ready to race and support teammates

Campbell River native prepared for two races in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Triathlete Matthew Sharpe is ready for two races — the men’s individual and mixed relay — in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo Courtesy Matthew Sharpe.
Participants of the rally for Jared Lowndes at 909 Island Highway on July 20. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Rally for Jared Lowndes travels across Campbell River

Jared Lowndes was killed by Campbell River RCMP July 8 after allegedly stabbing police service dog

Participants of the rally for Jared Lowndes at 909 Island Highway on July 20. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Rower Avalon Wasteneys, from Campbell River, is set to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with the Canadian women’s eight, racing in qualifying heats on July 25. Photo courtesy Avalon Wasteneys.

Rower Avalon Wasteneys heading into final week of training before Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Peculiarities of competing amid a pandemic providing opportunities for extra focus

Rower Avalon Wasteneys, from Campbell River, is set to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with the Canadian women’s eight, racing in qualifying heats on July 25. Photo courtesy Avalon Wasteneys.
Forestry will be one of the industries recognized by the billboards. File photo

City council forwards plan to recognize local industry with billboards

Forestry, aquaculture and potentially, tourism, will be heralded through billboards and social media

Forestry will be one of the industries recognized by the billboards. File photo
A swimmer competes in butterfly at Centennial Pool at the Salmon Kings annual swim meet. Campbell River Mirror photo

National Drowning Prevention Week a chance to learn how to stay safe on the water

Centennial Pool lifeguards aiming to teach more than 200 people about “swimming to survive”

A swimmer competes in butterfly at Centennial Pool at the Salmon Kings annual swim meet. Campbell River Mirror photo
The Mark Crissinger (pictured) Blues Band is one of the acts for the summer concert series at Spirit Square (File photo by Don Bodger)

Free summer concerts returning to Spirit Square

Local acts to be featured Wednesday evenings from July 28 to Aug. 18

The Mark Crissinger (pictured) Blues Band is one of the acts for the summer concert series at Spirit Square (File photo by Don Bodger)
Halfpipe, the two-year-old humpback whale found dead on July 8. Photo courtesy Kaitlin Paquette.

Whale experts: death of young humpback shows impact of ship collisions on species

Two-year-old “Halfpipe,” first identified by Campbell River marine naturalist, found dead July 8

Halfpipe, the two-year-old humpback whale found dead on July 8. Photo courtesy Kaitlin Paquette.
Campbell River Search and Rescue (CRSAR) volunteers prepare a stretcher with training dummy for transport. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River Search and Rescue returns to in-person training with stretcher workshop

Veteran and new SAR volunteers practice stretcher techniques

Campbell River Search and Rescue (CRSAR) volunteers prepare a stretcher with training dummy for transport. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Hundreds of trucks come to the landfill with waste, half of which is divertable to either recycling or composting facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River city council approves development permit for regional compost facility

$15.5 million project will help reach waste diversion targets

Hundreds of trucks come to the landfill with waste, half of which is divertable to either recycling or composting facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Adoption of a bylaw for a 60-unit apartment building at 2221 Dalton Road in Willow Point is conditional on the developer building additional sidewalks, including along Westgate Road, pictured. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

City council approves density increase for proposed Dalton Road apartment

Bylaw adoption dependent on developer building sidewalk extending beyond property

Adoption of a bylaw for a 60-unit apartment building at 2221 Dalton Road in Willow Point is conditional on the developer building additional sidewalks, including along Westgate Road, pictured. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Ray Goodwin (l-r), Leanne McIntee, Tracy Armstrong and Grady Stotz with the Mobile Outreach Unit for Health and Support Services (MOUHSS) bus at Willow Point in Campbell River on July 13, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

MOUHSS bus heading to Port Hardy

Mobile outreach unit to start travelling to Port Hardy every two weeks

Ray Goodwin (l-r), Leanne McIntee, Tracy Armstrong and Grady Stotz with the Mobile Outreach Unit for Health and Support Services (MOUHSS) bus at Willow Point in Campbell River on July 13, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
A ribbon cutting during grand opening ceremony of Q̓ʷalayu House in Campbell River on July 12, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Q̓ʷalayu House opens to support mothers and families

Facility provides safe and warm space for families from remote communities seeking health care

A ribbon cutting during grand opening ceremony of Q̓ʷalayu House in Campbell River on July 12, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Cameron Bell (l-r) and Landon Bowers during the Cub’s second game against the Township BlueSox at Nunns Creek Park on July 10.

PHOTOS: North Island Cubs off to fast start

18UAAA Cubs team 10-2 through start of season

Cameron Bell (l-r) and Landon Bowers during the Cub’s second game against the Township BlueSox at Nunns Creek Park on July 10.
The vehicle procession to honour Gator started at the Campbell River RCMP detachment on Dogwood Street. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Hundreds show support for Gator, police service dog killed in line of duty

Vehicle procession held on July 11 saw hundreds lining the streets of Dogwood Street to pay respects

The vehicle procession to honour Gator started at the Campbell River RCMP detachment on Dogwood Street. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror