Sean Feagan

Project Watershed staff and volunteers prepare to sample the beach at Frank James Park in Campbell River on Aug. 11 to assess the site for beach-spawning forage fish. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

VIDEO: Volunteers needed to help environmental group study salmon food source

Project Watershed studying poorly-understood beach-spawning forage fish eaten by young salmon

Project Watershed staff and volunteers prepare to sample the beach at Frank James Park in Campbell River on Aug. 11 to assess the site for beach-spawning forage fish. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Marine mammal regulations prohibit drones being flown near marine mammals. Black Press file photo.

Troubling trend of drones buzzing B.C. marine mammals leads to DFO warning

Disturbing whales, sea lions and other marine mammals prohibited under federal regulations

Marine mammal regulations prohibit drones being flown near marine mammals. Black Press file photo.
The south side of Campbell River’s Seagull Walkway will receive surface improvements, following a decision by city council. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

City council approves upgrades for portion of downtown Seagull Walkway

South portion of walkway will have surface improvement work completed

The south side of Campbell River’s Seagull Walkway will receive surface improvements, following a decision by city council. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
The City of Campbell River is warning drivers of some disruption around the Big Rock Boat Ramp as paving crews work in the area. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Drivers being warned of paving work around Big Rock Boat Ramp

Work requires temporary closure of south driveway and temporary removal of parking spots near exit

The City of Campbell River is warning drivers of some disruption around the Big Rock Boat Ramp as paving crews work in the area. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
Sablefish is a fish species that lives in sea beds of the Pacific Northwest that is also farmed commercially. Public domain photo.

We Wai Kai First Nation examining sablefish aquaculture feasibility

First Nation to conduct benthic habitat surveys supported by provincial and federal funding

Sablefish is a fish species that lives in sea beds of the Pacific Northwest that is also farmed commercially. Public domain photo.
The city has eased some of its watering restrictions. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

City eases some watering restrictions

Stage 2 still in effect, but pool filling, washing and some other activities now allowed

The city has eased some of its watering restrictions. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Marine mammal regulations prohibit drones being flown near marine mammals. Black Press file photo.

DFO reminds drone users to stay away from marine mammals

Disturbing whales, sea lions and other marine mammals prohibited under federal regulations

Marine mammal regulations prohibit drones being flown near marine mammals. Black Press file photo.
Massed bands participate in the Campbell River Highland Gathering opening ceremony on Aug. 7. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

PHOTOS: Highland Gathering showcases Scottish heritage and tradition

Saturday’s rain holds off long enough for successful day of bands and highland games.

Massed bands participate in the Campbell River Highland Gathering opening ceremony on Aug. 7. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Rower Avalon Wasteneys, from Campbell River, won gold with the the Canadian women’s eight at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo courtesy Avalon Wasteneys.

Rower Avalon Wasteneys brings home gold from Tokyo 2020 games

In stroke seat, Wasteneys was responsible for setting the crew’s rowing rate and rhythm.

Rower Avalon Wasteneys, from Campbell River, won gold with the the Canadian women’s eight at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo courtesy Avalon Wasteneys.
Campbell River will be getting a new federal economic development office, likely somewhere near City Hall. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Federal economic development office to open in Campbell River

‘Service location’ one of eight new offices to open in B.C.

Campbell River will be getting a new federal economic development office, likely somewhere near City Hall. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
West Coast salmon fishers reel in a catch. Photo by Gibran White

Quadra Island Fishing Derby being held this Saturday to help Children’s Centre

Boats will complete to land the biggest salmon

West Coast salmon fishers reel in a catch. Photo by Gibran White
Jesse Barnes plays the drums from a logging road near Kelsey Bay, backed by Hardwicke Island and Yorke Island. Photo courtesy Jesse Barnes.

Sayward Valley musician rocks out on drums from rocky heights

Jesse Barnes plays while surrounded by splendor in north Vancouver Island and records for Youtube

Jesse Barnes plays the drums from a logging road near Kelsey Bay, backed by Hardwicke Island and Yorke Island. Photo courtesy Jesse Barnes.
Lona Croissant, Salvation Army Family Thrift Store manager, among the racks of the store in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Youth fashion show being held to promote shopping locally and sustainably

Aug. 20 event will feature volunteers modeling apparel from local stores

Lona Croissant, Salvation Army Family Thrift Store manager, among the racks of the store in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
The Centennial Pool change house will be upgraded to improve its accessibility using one of two designs being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

City launches survey on competing Centennial Pool change house designs

One design keeps overall layout, the other features shift to ‘changing village’

The Centennial Pool change house will be upgraded to improve its accessibility using one of two designs being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Cory Cliffe (right) with niece Lyric John-Cliffe by the Campbell River Estuary. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror

Local Indigenous environmental stewardship leader giving talk Thursday

Coy Cliffe, founder of the 7th Generation Stewards Society, discussing the group’s work via Zoom

Cory Cliffe (right) with niece Lyric John-Cliffe by the Campbell River Estuary. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror

North Island Field Lacrosse Association holding ‘learn to play’ events

While sport becoming more popular, competition with other sports challenges recruitment

A highway incident on Highway 19A near Black Creek has shut down the road in both directions.

Traffic incident affects Highway 19A near Black Creek

Single lane, alternating traffic between Lalum Road and Hamm Road

A highway incident on Highway 19A near Black Creek has shut down the road in both directions.
Campbell River Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire at the Freshwater Marina on July 28. Photo courtesy Thomas Doherty.

Fire department prevents spread of fire on vessel at Freshwater Marina

Some bystanders got in the way, while others helped to move boat

Campbell River Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire at the Freshwater Marina on July 28. Photo courtesy Thomas Doherty.
Spaying or neutering a cat can be cost prohibited for some — a problem Campbell River PAWS is looking to help with. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River PAWS helping limited-income individuals and families spay or neuter their cats

Program reduces or eliminates cost of operation for cat owners with incomes below $35,000

Spaying or neutering a cat can be cost prohibited for some — a problem Campbell River PAWS is looking to help with. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Sabrina Johnston (l-r), Shelley Howard, Val Kroot and Dawn Oxbury of the Campbell River Head Injury Support Society at Linda’s Place on July 27. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River Head Injury Support Society celebrating multiple milestones with open house

Non-profit marking anniversary of Linda’s Place, 10 years at Hillcrest House and 21 years as society

Sabrina Johnston (l-r), Shelley Howard, Val Kroot and Dawn Oxbury of the Campbell River Head Injury Support Society at Linda’s Place on July 27. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.