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UPDATE, Jan. 3: BC Hydro to increase Campbell River water flows more than originally planned

Public warned to stay away from Elk Falls Canyon and the Campbell River this week

  • Jan 2, 2019

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

Campbell River firefighters reunite small dog with child after quelling blaze on Sunday night

Family displaced but damage limited to living room of multi-family building, says fire chief

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Fog blankets Vancouver Island coast
Campbell River protesters denounce arrests
Giant wave hits ferry
Road near Campbell River in dangerous state of disrepair - resident

Five in hospital for smoke inhalation as firefighters contain blaze in Campbell River

Quick response kept fire within kitchen of six-unit building on Matlaten Crescent, says fire chief

Looking back on the news of 2018 in Campbell River

A river rescue, the loss of an iconic pub and a summer of fires: just some of what made the news

  • Dec 28, 2018

Campbell River school board considers video for meetings

With trustees unsure about idea, the board asks staff to look into matter for report

60,000 still without power; wind warning continues across Vancouver Island

Winds expected to ease by Saturday afternoon and into overnight

Toppled power lines trap residents during record-breaking day for Island emergency dispatcher

Wind storm generated roughly 500 emergency calls, mostly from central Island locations

PHOTOS: Local resident captures images of waves battering the coast in Campbell River

Mark Seal snapped pictures along the Campbell River shoreline at high tide during Thursday’s storm

  • Dec 21, 2018

More than 90,000 remain without power on Vancouver Island

BC Hydro working around the clock in the wake of most severe windstorm in years

Rising cost of food hurting those already struggling financialy – report

Campbell Riverites paying more than provincial average for groceries, and it’s hurting their health

UPDATE: BC Ferries cancels 80 sailings amid wind storm

Stormy weather is to blame for cancellations between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay

Fundraising venture underway for Island girl injured in 2016 knife attack

Janelle Guyatt still enduring surgery to repair nerve damage two and a half years later

BREAKING: Driver crashes into sheriff’s van while travelling into North Island village

The driver was looking to turn left into Port Alice when they cut off the sheriff’s van.

Campbell River RCMP looking for clues in finding ‘Underwear Bandit’

Suspect in gas station robbery wore ‘what appeared to be a red pair of underwear on his head’

  • Dec 19, 2018

Price at Vancouver Island pumps not expected to decrease until after Boxing Day

Closure of US pipeline, weather affected barges are factors in the fluctuating price

Indigenous students grad rates on the rise

Campbell River district collaborating with local Indigenous representatives

More wind storms to hit Vancouver Island, expected to taper off for Christmas Day

Another special weather statement in effect for evening of Dec. 19