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Daryl Hagen says ‘there’s something soulful about the whole thing.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Oyster Bay residents hope to build beneficial equestrian community

Affordable, ‘homestead-sized’ lots will be good for families — project proponents

Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC

2020 voter turnout second highest in B.C.’s history

53.93 per cent turnout in North Island riding

The DFO found multiple violations of the Fisheries Act. (DFO photo)

DFO Enforcement Blitz of Southern Gulf Islands ‘highly successful’

Detachment Commander Derek Chung says more education and awareness needed

The Campbell River Fire Department and BC Wildfire Service responded to a small fire in the Beaver Lodge Lands on the morning of July 28. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

UPDATE: Small fire in Beaver Lodge Forest Lands extinguished

Campbell River Fire Department and BC Wildfire Service respond to fire on morning of July 28

The Campbell River Fire Department and BC Wildfire Service responded to a small fire in the Beaver Lodge Lands on the morning of July 28. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for east Vancouver Island. file photo
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for east Vancouver Island. file photo
Cone zones apply to all workers near roadsides. Photo supplied

Busier roads puts workers at risk — Work Zone Safety Alliance

Fines can add up for driving infractions near worksites

Cone zones apply to all workers near roadsides. Photo supplied
Tow truck crews begin to remove a pickup truck that crashed off the side of Jubilee Parkway on July 25. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Tow truck crews begin to remove a pickup truck that crashed off the side of Jubilee Parkway on July 25. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Retired RCMP Staff Sgt. Dale Djos was in Port Alberni on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 to receive a Commanding Officer’s Commendation, presented by Port Alberni RCMP Inspector Eric Rochette, left. Retired journalist Shayne Morrow, right, wrote a book titled The Bulldog and the Helix about Djos’s efforts to solve a pair of murders in the city. Djos was one of three people to receive similar awards. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Island RCMP officers honoured for roles in solving high-profile cold case murders

Carolyn Lee and Jessica States murders happened 20 years apart in Port Alberni

Retired RCMP Staff Sgt. Dale Djos was in Port Alberni on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 to receive a Commanding Officer’s Commendation, presented by Port Alberni RCMP Inspector Eric Rochette, left. Retired journalist Shayne Morrow, right, wrote a book titled The Bulldog and the Helix about Djos’s efforts to solve a pair of murders in the city. Djos was one of three people to receive similar awards. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Rotary Salmon Festival & Highland Gathering Parade is being held in lieu of the organization’s Canada Day Parade cancelled because of the pandemic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror.

Rotary Club looking for parade floats and participants

Rotary Salmon Festival & Highland Gathering Parade runs Aug. 7 between Dogwood Street and Nunns Creek

The Rotary Salmon Festival & Highland Gathering Parade is being held in lieu of the organization’s Canada Day Parade cancelled because of the pandemic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror.
A juvenile eagle sitting on a branch. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)

MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre requesting fish donations to help feed eagles

Number of hungry juvenile eagles cared for in captivity increased with heat wave

A juvenile eagle sitting on a branch. (Port Alice Photography, Images by Douglas Bradshaw)
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 starting 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.
Participants can take photos with their phones and upload them to be reviewed by scientists worldwide. Photo supplied by NCC

Nature Conservancy of Canada wants your help

Big Backyard BioBlitz starts next week across province

Participants can take photos with their phones and upload them to be reviewed by scientists worldwide. Photo supplied by NCC
Drivers on Hilchey Road should expect delays. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Drivers should expect delays on Hilchey Road

Watermain project to have more of an effect on traffic as work continues

Drivers on Hilchey Road should expect delays. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
The banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes hangs from the Kelowna pedestrian bridge on July 20. (Jacqueline Gullion/Contributed)

Banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes drops from Kelowna pedestrian bridge

The Wet’suwet’en man was fatally shot by Campbell River RCMP on July 8

The banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes hangs from the Kelowna pedestrian bridge on July 20. (Jacqueline Gullion/Contributed)
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.
A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Family of slain Indigenous man confront RCMP in Campbell River

‘I’ll never see my son’s face again’ — Lowndes’ mother

A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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
Black Press file photo

TELUS investing $1.8 million in North Island this year

‘TELUS is proud to make this generational investment across Northern Vancouver Island’

Black Press file photo