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Lightning suspected cause of Read Island wildfire

Fire crews sent to island northeast of Campbell River

Vancouver Island poet Eve Joseph ‘savouring’ moment after winning $65K Griffin prize

The Vancouver-raised, 66-year-old writer said she feels she still has work to do to master her craft

Province calls on Islanders to conserve water immediately

Some streams approaching critical levels, threatening salmon and fish

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Break-in at Indigenous art store in Campbell River
Video shows wolf swimming ashore in Campbell River
Parents Legal Centre to support families facing child removal
Firefighters stop blaze from spreading at Saratoga Speedway

Work to begin on new passing lane north of Campbell River

900-metre passing lane to be located on Highway 19 southbound

  • Jun 7, 2019

Protesters in Campbell River call for moratorium on old-growth logging

Questions linger about effects of clearcuts on orca ‘rubbing beaches’ at Robson Bight

A new Cedar Elementary still at top of Campbell River district’s wish list

District submits its main priorities for capital projects to the Ministry of Education

Masked gunman robs Qualicum Beach store

June 5 robbery the second this week in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Measles vaccine rates double for Island Health

After facing a measles outbreak thousands of locals received vaccines

Campbell River Crimestoppers issues warning about thefts from autos

Campbell River Crimestoppers is reporting on Twitter a “string of overnight Thefts…

Campbell River Environmental Committee calls for mining law reform

Campaigners ‘not against mining, but mining at any cost’

Fire department called to extinguish unattended campfire along Argonaut Road

Comes a little more than a week after an extensive brush fire in the same area

  • Jun 5, 2019

Sayward School among finalists for new playground

Voting through June 23 for BCAA’s Play Here contest

Employee shaken as central Island liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Disguised suspect nabbed cash, ran away from Arlington Inn Beer and Wine in Nanoose Bay

Road rage victim burned by lit cigarette

Victoria Police seeking suspect and witnesses to bizarre incident

VIDEO: Dolphins pursued into Quadra Island bay by Bigg’s orcas

Smaller mammals trapped in local waters for hours by the larger predators

School board meetings scheduled for next school year

Final meeting for Campbell River board this school year is set for June 18

  • Jun 3, 2019

Campbell River aquarium takes stock of sea stars for World Oceans Day

Survey will provide data for researchers studying wasting syndrome among sea stars

Strathcona Regional District wants province to boost library funding

Regional district responds to library board request for local government to lobby Victoria