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Faulty transmission line in Campbell River caused loud noise, flickering lights, says BC Hydro

Natural gas power plant went offline following BC Hydro equipment failure

Divers bring up more tires, crab traps and old bottles from the water

For the first five years of its annual clean-up of the waters…

Inspirational Vancouver Island youngster dies after battle with brain cancer

Kaiden Finley ‘was seriously the strongest 11-year-old’

May thinks time is right for Greens to make gains

Green Party leader in Campbell River for event with local candidate Mark de Bruijn

Strathcona Regional District looking at pay hikes for board members

The Strathcona Regional District board is planning on a pay raise. At…

  • Mar 22, 2019

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

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Derelict home demolished for social housing in Campbell River
Fire engulfs Salmon Point Pub
Ready Renaissance trains future international distaster response teams

Blaney says federal budget doesn’t go far enough in addressing important issues like housing

‘It’s like a willful blindness to the issues that people are facing day-to-day in our communities’

City still fighting for long-term plan for Snowden

Another letter from the province without ‘tangible response’ spurs mayor to request in-person meeting

Indian Day School students eligible for $10K apiece

Islanders included in settlement package reached with Canada’s federal government

Short list for new gnome home includes Parksville, Coombs

Five potential locations have been chosen by Howard’s owners who will decide Tuesday

Parksville’s mystery cowboy revealed

Kevin Gourlay’s horse garners attention for being ‘parked’ outside a liquor store

Your Campbell River news and weather for March 21

Spring has officially sprung, SRD deals with its email situation, Storm move on in playoffs and more

Strathcona Regional District moves ahead on using standard email addresses

Some members have questions around privacy and freedom of information

Penstocks coming out at old John Hart Generating Station

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Work is part of decommissioning of old power station in Campbell River

Campbell River takes steps to plan for long-term sea level rise

Event at Maritim Heritage Centre was second of three public input events

Cougar on Island might have been shot with bow-and-arrow

Conservation officer service looking for animal near Port Alice

  • Mar 19, 2019

Accident blocks traffic south of Campbell River

Emergency crews were on the scene at an accident on the South…

BC Ferries has no plans to implement debit for vehicle ticket payments

Debit accepted for foot passengers, on-board purchases for all vessels

SRD board wants more information on hall tax proposal

Cortes Islanders will be consulted before a vote on the matter