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Photographer Vince Kehn of Oyster River will join Jeanette Taylor for an illustrated talk about the images, recipes and foodies profiled in A Taste of Quadra at the Museum at Campbell River, Nov. 12. Photo by Jeanette Taylor

Museum to host launch of Quadra cookbook’s second edition

A Taste of Quadra serves as a window into the vibrant food culture of this part of the coast

  • Nov 1, 2022
Photographer Vince Kehn of Oyster River will join Jeanette Taylor for an illustrated talk about the images, recipes and foodies profiled in A Taste of Quadra at the Museum at Campbell River, Nov. 12. Photo by Jeanette Taylor
The public fireworks display at the Campbell River Sportsplex attracted a good crowd Halloween night. The event was put on by the Campbell River Fire Department in support of Cameryn’s Cause. Photo by Lee Simmons/Island Life Photographics

Halloween was a blast!

Public fireworks at Campbell river Sportsplex supports Cameryn’s Cause

The public fireworks display at the Campbell River Sportsplex attracted a good crowd Halloween night. The event was put on by the Campbell River Fire Department in support of Cameryn’s Cause. Photo by Lee Simmons/Island Life Photographics
Mika Thornhill and Tom Green help Saylor Thornhill (centre) pick out a book at the Campbell River Library on Halloween. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Mika Thornhill and Tom Green help Saylor Thornhill (centre) pick out a book at the Campbell River Library on Halloween. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The Barry family and friends attended the pumpkin carving at Spirit Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Pumpkin carving at Spirit Square

Families and friends gathered at Spirit Suqare for some pumpkin carving

The Barry family and friends attended the pumpkin carving at Spirit Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams (left) receives the first Poppy of 2022 from Legion vice-president/service officer Alain Chatigny CD. Photo contributed

Mayor buys first poppy

Remembrance Day ceremonies coming Nov. 11

  • Oct 31, 2022
Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams (left) receives the first Poppy of 2022 from Legion vice-president/service officer Alain Chatigny CD. Photo contributed
The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way

United Way BC helps families thrive through after-school programming

Imagine you’re 6 years old. Grade one! You love your teacher and…

  • Oct 31, 2022
The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
Artist Cecil Dawson (left) with Museum Curator Beth Boyce at the opening of Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap at the Museum at Campbell River. Photo by Bluetree Photography

Museum, exhibitor recognized for impact on reconciliation, inclusiveness, social justice and other causes

Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap receives B.C. Museums award for social impact

  • Oct 28, 2022
Artist Cecil Dawson (left) with Museum Curator Beth Boyce at the opening of Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap at the Museum at Campbell River. Photo by Bluetree Photography
The Winter Coat Drive is looking for winter coats, mitts, hats, toques, scarves and socks to help those in need. Drop donations off at White Hat Cleaners (601 - 11th Ave.). Photo contributed

The Winter Coat Drive is looking for donations

Supply Kwesa Place with coats as well as other families in need

  • Oct 27, 2022
The Winter Coat Drive is looking for winter coats, mitts, hats, toques, scarves and socks to help those in need. Drop donations off at White Hat Cleaners (601 - 11th Ave.). Photo contributed
Campbell River Community Foundation executive director Michaela Arruda spoke to a breakfast launch of the 2022 Campbell River’s Vital Signs rerport at the Maritime Heritage Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

2022 Vital Signs report outlines Campbell River’s strengths and challenges

Campbell River Community Foundation launches latest snapshot of the community and region

Campbell River Community Foundation executive director Michaela Arruda spoke to a breakfast launch of the 2022 Campbell River’s Vital Signs rerport at the Maritime Heritage Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)

VIDEO: Camera captures pumpkin-stealing bear in Abbotsford

Thief rolls its find through townhouse complex and then abandons it

Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)
Thulin family members and their gardeners with a harvest of potatoes in 1918. This field was located approximately where Chances Playtime is located today. MCR #7505 Courtesy Museum at Campbell River

Harvest season has been a staple of local lives for centuries

A Look Back into the History of the Campbell River Area

  • Oct 26, 2022
Thulin family members and their gardeners with a harvest of potatoes in 1918. This field was located approximately where Chances Playtime is located today. MCR #7505 Courtesy Museum at Campbell River
Bruce Cameron. (File photo)

PODCAST.: Turnout for B.C. 2022 municipal elections down from 2018

TODAY IN B.C.: Voting online, campaign issues and mayoralty races discussed

Bruce Cameron. (File photo)
From left: Franco Panziera, Linda Wrightson, Keltie McKale(CRHF), Geno Panziera, Kari Alberti, Louise Belin, Stacey Marsh (CRHF), and Gio Alberti pose with the $2,000 “cheque” donated to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo contributed

300 spaghetti and sausage meals feed a good cause

Italian Cultural Society annual picnic generates donation for Campbell River Hospital Foundation

  • Oct 25, 2022
From left: Franco Panziera, Linda Wrightson, Keltie McKale(CRHF), Geno Panziera, Kari Alberti, Louise Belin, Stacey Marsh (CRHF), and Gio Alberti pose with the $2,000 “cheque” donated to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo contributed
Berwick Retirement Communities was proud to be title sponsor of the 55+ BC Games, held in Victoria this September.

Embracing movement, exploration, connection… and healthy competition at any age!

Berwick Retirement Communities advocate for active lifestyles through support for 55+ BC Games

  • Oct 24, 2022
Berwick Retirement Communities was proud to be title sponsor of the 55+ BC Games, held in Victoria this September.
Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys

VIDEO: A sucker for a friendly face; octopus gloms onto diver for once-in-a-lifetime encounter

Diver off Campbell River spends amazing 40-minute session with a friendly octopus

Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys
A 30 foot humpback whale statue was installed at Ken Forde Park this week. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Whale statue installed at Ken Forde Park in Campbell River

30 foot whale sculpture park of new interpretive site

A 30 foot humpback whale statue was installed at Ken Forde Park this week. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography

Orca pod crashes Quadra Island wedding

‘That’s a pretty good good way to start your marriage off’ — wedding videographer

Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography
Rica Briones, Ivan Ragonot and one of their children pose in front of their store. Photo contributed

Store connects couple with wider Filipino community

Part of a series that shares the experiences of newcomer entrepreneurs in Campbell River

  • Oct 19, 2022
Rica Briones, Ivan Ragonot and one of their children pose in front of their store. Photo contributed
Jane Atherton is the new chairperson for the North Island College board of governors. Photo supplied

North Island College selects new board of governors chair

The North Island College board of governors has selected Jane Atherton as…

Jane Atherton is the new chairperson for the North Island College board of governors. Photo supplied
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