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BC Transit to offer free night buses on New Year’s Eve in Campbell River

No transit service on Christmas, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day

  • Dec 18, 2018

Campbell River hospital ‘overcrowded,’ says patient placed in hallway

Problem signals need for more funded beds as hospitals face capacity crunch – nurses’ union

Descoteau’s mother, girlfriend reflect on tribulations of murder trial in Island city

Friends a strong support system in getting through testimony details

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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

Strathcona Regional District wants to develop wildfire plans for more areas

Board passes motion to apply for grant to fund planning work for Area A, Read Island

John Hart Generating Station officially fully operational

Still a few finishing touches, and more more work on the Campbell River system in the coming years

City of Campbell River transit to get some infrastructure help next year

Hint: It’s a bus pullout on Dogwood at Carihi and doubling the rate of bus shelter installation

Campbell River School District calls for report on buses and seat-belts

Parents have questions following expose on research around buses and safety

City of Campbell River to undertake review of Master Transportation Plan

Significant growth since plan’s development has moved the review up the funding priority list

Campbell River’s urban trees to finally receive protection

‘We should be looking at what the trees are providing to the city and at least be paying them back’

New wind warning for most of Vancouver Island

Forecasters are calling for strong winds up to 90km/h for some areas

  • Dec 14, 2018

Mount Washington opening for winter season this weekend

The resort’s original opening day was delayed due to lack of snow

Firefighters need more mental health support, says Campbell River fire chief

Campbell River fire chief Thomas Doherty represented B.C. in Ottawa with fire chief’s association

High streamflow advisory in effect for Campbell River and across the Island

River Forecast Centre issues advisory as Pacific storms batter the coast

Dog killed by gunshot south of Campbell River – Crime Stoppers

Police seeking help from public after dog found dead near mouth of Oyster River on Nov. 27

  • Dec 13, 2018

Baby, it’s nasty outside: wind and rain will continue across Vancouver Island

Police warn drivers and pedestrians to use precaution during expected rain and winds

Campbell River to get safer as protective services increases OK’d

Another RCMP officer, better pay for auxiliary firefighters and more manpower at No.2 hall in 2020

Walkway at new boat ramp closed due to storm damage

Newly-constructed walkway fails its first test