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UPDATED: Campbell River residents frustrated after broken water main floods homes twice

City workers shut down water service after water main failed Tuesday afternoon

Speed limit going down to 50 km/hr on Old Island Highway

Stretch of road from Rockland Road to 1st ave will go from 60 to 50 km/hr later this month

  • Mar 12, 2019

Suitors lining up for Howard the Gnome

World’s largest gnome will soon get a new home on Vancouver Island

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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

Strathcona Regional District helps fund emergency prep site

Site west of bridge will accommodate everyone in Zeballos community

  • Mar 12, 2019

Record low water conditions in the Campbell system

The Campbell River hydroelectric system has set a record for lowest water…

  • Mar 12, 2019

Strathcona Regional District picks consulting firm for energy recovery work

The energy improvements are part of larger Strathcona Gardens REC-REATE project

Fire halts work at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni

Plant is due for ownership change later this month

Vancouver Island water system at 50-year low

“Winter drought” has Comox Lake/Puntledge River system in full conservation mode

Pleasure craft blaze contained by firefighters in Campbell River marina

Fire erupted on 39-foot vessel in Discover Harbour Marina

Vancouver Island police happy they can sweep minor auto accidents to side of the road

Police can now avoid paperwork, make getting traffic going the priority in minor crashes

Case of whooping cough confirmed in Duncan

Island Health sends letters to potential exposure sites in the area

West Coast wolf sightings spark warning to keep pets safe

Wolf observed around Ucluelet has shown no signs of being threat to public safety

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

Annual herring run underway in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Fishermen, shutterbugs and hungry predators all out to capture silvery fish

Court approves First Nations Health Authority’s strong medicine

Lawsuit brought by three Vancouver Island chiefs in connection to provider’s ouster rejected in court

UPDATED: Driver lost consciousness before crash that caused gas leak

Island Highway closed for several hours following collision on Sunday

StrongStart program marks 10-year anniversary in Campbell River district

Almost 800 families registered in the school district’s early learning program

‘It was so creepy’: Thursday night blackout affects thousands in Campbell River and Quadra Island

Street lamps and traffic lights affected by Thursday night outage, leaving city in near darkness

Whooping cough confirmed at Vancouver Island high school

Pertussis can be nagging and uncomfortable for teens, serious or even fatal for infants