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Shea Bruhwiler, 13, bested a field of 40 athletes to claim the top spot in the Open Men’s.

Canadian surf champions crowned at Cox Bay in Tofino

Titles awarded in men’s / women’s Pro, Open, U18, U16 and Longboard

The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Jumpin’ in the deep end

By James Durand It was 2007, day four of the seven-day BC…

  • Sep 22, 2021
A view of the Campbell River from CR Lodge Riverside. Don Daniels photo

Remembering fishing activity at the Campbell River Lodge

By Don Daniels Back in the day, the tall wood carving of…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Campbell Riverite Alexis Barbot dips his front tire in the Atlantic Ocean, symbolizing the end of his journey across the country. Photo supplied
Campbell Riverite Alexis Barbot dips his front tire in the Atlantic Ocean, symbolizing the end of his journey across the country. Photo supplied
The Storm’s Kye Benoche shoots wide of Peninsula Panthers goalie Connor Svienson during Saturday, Sept. 18’s 4-3 shootout win over the south Island team at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

A blowout and a shootout: Campbell River Storm weekend

Goals galore in double home stand at the Brindy

The Storm’s Kye Benoche shoots wide of Peninsula Panthers goalie Connor Svienson during Saturday, Sept. 18’s 4-3 shootout win over the south Island team at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Campbell River Co-Ed Volleyball is restarting indoor league play this fall. (File Photo)

Campbell River co-ed volleyball bounces back – registration opens

Campbell River Co-Ed Volleyball is restarting indoor league play this fall. Twenty…

  • Sep 16, 2021
Campbell River Co-Ed Volleyball is restarting indoor league play this fall. (File Photo)
Randy from Kelsey Bay campground with a sea urchin shell heading back to Manitoba. Don Daniels photo

Recapping the summer for fishing around Campbell River

By Don Daniels It seems like yesterday that I drove a friend…

  • Sep 15, 2021
Randy from Kelsey Bay campground with a sea urchin shell heading back to Manitoba. Don Daniels photo
Runners in the Cortes Island marathon will get the chance to explore some of the island’s trails. Photo supplied
Runners in the Cortes Island marathon will get the chance to explore some of the island’s trails. Photo supplied
Ed Kingston, founder of the Campbell River Storm junior hockey club passed away Sept. 2. VIJHL/Facebook

Campbell River Storm founder passes away

Created the team in 1997 and owned it until 2006, winning seven VIJHL titles along the way

  • Sep 14, 2021
Ed Kingston, founder of the Campbell River Storm junior hockey club passed away Sept. 2. VIJHL/Facebook
Emotions ran high as Storm score their first goal in 2021 home opener. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Emotions ran high as Storm score their first goal in 2021 home opener. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
An unspecified number of positive COVID-19 tests among players has led to the cancellation of the first regularly scheduled game of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season. (VIJHL.com)

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League cancels season opener due to COVID-19 cases

Westshore Wolves were scheduled to host expansion team Lake Cowichan Kraken

An unspecified number of positive COVID-19 tests among players has led to the cancellation of the first regularly scheduled game of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season. (VIJHL.com)
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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Motivational coaching

By James Durand You all probably know that I love to ride.…

  • Sep 8, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Tony Pinder wins national fly tying challenge for Ducks Unlimited Canada. Supplied photo

Campbell River’s Tony Pinder wins DUC fly tying competition

By Don Daniels Since the beginning of reading about fly fishing and…

  • Sep 8, 2021
Tony Pinder wins national fly tying challenge for Ducks Unlimited Canada. Supplied photo
Storm player Carson Harris lays a hit on a member of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings during an exhibition on Aug. 31. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Photos: Hockey is back in Campbell River as Storm starts exhibition play

Campbell River Storm falls 5-1 to Comox Valley Glacier Kings in Aug. 31 exhibition game

Storm player Carson Harris lays a hit on a member of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings during an exhibition on Aug. 31. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
With the right light setup, night riding is some of the most fun you’ll ever have on your bike. METRO

Shorter days, longer nights

We can’t ignore it any longer. The dark is catching up to…

  • Sep 1, 2021
With the right light setup, night riding is some of the most fun you’ll ever have on your bike. METRO
Locally-caught pink salmon will darken soon and their life cycle will soon be over. Don Daniels photo

Fish tales going back to the old country

By Don Daniels Growing up on the prairies, when I heard the…

  • Sep 1, 2021
Locally-caught pink salmon will darken soon and their life cycle will soon be over. Don Daniels photo
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Any riding is good riding

By James Durand I’ve been travelling to Whistler since the early 90’s,…

  • Aug 25, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted