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Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed

Tyee fisherman wants his stolen rowboat returned

Valuable classic Tyee-style boat stolen from Fisherman’s Wharf Aug. 7

RCMP vehicles were seen on Dogwood Street on Sunday morning. Photo courtesy Sam McKay

6 arrested after reports of shots fired in Campbell River

Dogwood Street closed for hours on Sunday morning

Wei Wai Kum First Nation office. Mirror File Photo

Agreement returns lands to Wei Wai Kum First Nation

The Wei Wai Kum First Nation and the Province of B.C. signed…

Wei Wai Kum First Nation office. Mirror File Photo
View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service

Mt. Evans fire near Kimberley being monitored by helicopters and air tankers

Terrain is not safe for ground crews says BC Wildfire Service

View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service crews mopping up as a result of the Keremeos Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service- Facebook)

Keremeos Creek wildfire evacuation orders rescinded for Olalla

Village of Apex and portion of Green Mountain Road remain on evacuation

BC Wildfire Service crews mopping up as a result of the Keremeos Creek wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service- Facebook)
BC Nurses Union members and supporters attended a rally in Campbell River’s Spirit Square Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Nurses rally for change in Campbell River

North Island closures adding to the local hospital’s existing over-capacity issue

  • Aug 11, 2022
BC Nurses Union members and supporters attended a rally in Campbell River’s Spirit Square Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Rosswood fire has moved away from structures

Skimmer aircraft used today to establish perimeter

The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The emergency weather shelter was previously run at 690 Evergreen Road. However, because of limited space and staffing, the Coalition to End Homelessness is hoping to find a larger and more accessible space for this year. Photo courtesy Sue Moen

Campbell River has everything it needs for an extreme weather shelter except staff

Coalition to End Homelessness looking for staff for extreme weather shelter this year

The emergency weather shelter was previously run at 690 Evergreen Road. However, because of limited space and staffing, the Coalition to End Homelessness is hoping to find a larger and more accessible space for this year. Photo courtesy Sue Moen
A truck got high-centred on the median north of the Willis Road and Highway 19 intersection in Campbell River mid-morning Wednesday, Aug. 10. Photo contributed

Truck gets high-centred on Highway 19 median in Campbell River

Traffic detour in effect for hours after morning incident

A truck got high-centred on the median north of the Willis Road and Highway 19 intersection in Campbell River mid-morning Wednesday, Aug. 10. Photo contributed
Cars line up on Quadra Island for the ferry after multiple cancellations on Wednesday morning. Photo courtesy Noah Lucas

Campbell River, Quadra Island ferry operating in shuttle mode after morning sailings cancelled

‘Minor damage to vessel’s main car deck’ caused cancellations on Wednesday morning

Cars line up on Quadra Island for the ferry after multiple cancellations on Wednesday morning. Photo courtesy Noah Lucas
The cable will be routed around Vancouver Island. Currently construction is underway near Campbell River. Photo courtesy Connected Coast

Connected Coast landing site under construction at Stories Beach

3,400 km fibre optic cable will bring high-speed connectivity to many communities along coast

The cable will be routed around Vancouver Island. Currently construction is underway near Campbell River. Photo courtesy Connected Coast
This burned tree along Highway 3A is a hazard and could come down onto the road. It’s an example of the dangers of opening the highway too soon, said BC Wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Some Keremeos Creek fire evacuation orders and alerts rescinded

Evacuations lifted for over 40 properties along Hwy 3A corridor

This burned tree along Highway 3A is a hazard and could come down onto the road. It’s an example of the dangers of opening the highway too soon, said BC Wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Sue Moen is running for Campbell River City Council this fall. Photo courtesy Sue Moen

Sue Moen promises bold action to solve “multiple crises” faced by community

‘We can’t keep punting this stuff down the road’ — Moen

Sue Moen is running for Campbell River City Council this fall. Photo courtesy Sue Moen
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Wildfire Service firefighters set hand ignitions along the edge of the Keremeos Creek Wildfire to control burn-off fuel. (BCWS)

No structure damage overnight as crews continue to battle Keremeos Creek wildfire

BC Wildfire Service says crews were challenged overnight in fighting the blaze north of Olalla

BC Wildfire Service firefighters set hand ignitions along the edge of the Keremeos Creek Wildfire to control burn-off fuel. (BCWS)
A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on December 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on December 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Robyn Mawhinney is running to be Strathcona Regional District director for Area C (Discovery Islands and Mainland Inlets), which includes Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Robyn Mawhinney
Robyn Mawhinney is running to be Strathcona Regional District director for Area C (Discovery Islands and Mainland Inlets), which includes Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Robyn Mawhinney
A member of the Myra Falls Rescue Team takes a break while away from the action during a rescue on Thursday, July 28. (Submitted photo)

Rescue operations put into place in the Campbell River area over B.C. Day long weekend

Unseasonably warm weather a contributing factor for variety of incidents

A member of the Myra Falls Rescue Team takes a break while away from the action during a rescue on Thursday, July 28. (Submitted photo)