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

Freedom 55???

By James Durand I chose my first career based on stability, income,…

  • Jan 19, 2022
Shae Roth with a 15 pound winter spring. Dave Fife photo

Add a snow shovel and skates to your fishing equipment in January

By Don Daniels It was just before Christmas that road conditions were…

  • Jan 19, 2022
Campbell River brothers Cameron Meldrum (left) and Owen Meldrum (right) came 5th and 3rd respectively in their Sprint races at Whistler Olympic Park. Photo contributed

Strathcona Nordics back on tracks

Compete in the first of the BC Cup racing series for 2022

  • Jan 19, 2022
Peacock displays tail feathers which can be used in fly-tying. Don Daniels photo

Exploring indoor fishing-related activity during the cold weather

By Don Daniels The snow came to all regions of Vancouver Island,…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Peacock displays tail feathers which can be used in fly-tying. Don Daniels photo
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Results, or excuses?

By James Durand As a kid I raced Moto-X, and if I…

  • Jan 12, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Campbell River Storm’s Kye Benoche charges in on net during Oct. 8 game versus Oceanside Generals. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm’s Kye Benoche charges in on net during Oct. 8 game versus Oceanside Generals. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Parksville Royals players Thomas Plant and Ryan Deagle will join the University of Victoria Golden Tide this coming September. (Michael Briones photo)

Two mid-Island baseball products sign with UVic

It’s a nice way to start the season if you can swing…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Parksville Royals players Thomas Plant and Ryan Deagle will join the University of Victoria Golden Tide this coming September. (Michael Briones photo)
Drivers prepare to race at New Years Day Enduro at the Saratoga Motorsports Park Speedway on Jan. 1. Photo contributed.

New Years Day Enduro at Saratoga Speedway an icy success

Drivers and fans alike braved conditions to kickoff race season

Drivers prepare to race at New Years Day Enduro at the Saratoga Motorsports Park Speedway on Jan. 1. Photo contributed.
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Let’s Experience Life

Over the last few years my family and I have headed south…

  • Jan 5, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
TeenFlight Campbell River invites students between the ages of 15 and 18 to help construct a Murphy Radical aircraft at the Campbell River Airport. TeenFlight

TeenFlight Campbell River readies for a ‘return to the skies’ in 2022

The TeenFlight program that provides aviation industry experience to high-school kids will…

  • Jan 4, 2022
TeenFlight Campbell River invites students between the ages of 15 and 18 to help construct a Murphy Radical aircraft at the Campbell River Airport. TeenFlight
Cassie Sharpe is pictured during Thursday’s competition in Calgary. Sébastien Berthiaume photo

Cassie Sharpe fourth at World Cup halfpipe event

Cassie Sharpe of Comox finished fourth at a World Cup freestyle ski…

  • Jan 3, 2022
Cassie Sharpe is pictured during Thursday’s competition in Calgary. Sébastien Berthiaume photo
Seafood delight served up at a remote camp. Don Daniels photo

Seafood delights for workers and anglers in camp

By Don Daniels One thing about contract fishing guides who spend time…

  • Dec 29, 2021
Seafood delight served up at a remote camp. Don Daniels photo
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Plan for the worst, hope for the best

“Plan for the Worst; Hope for the Best.” I’m not sure how…

  • Dec 22, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Open water at Echo lake makes for safe fishing from the dock. Photo by Don Daniels

Best fishing opportunities during the holidays

By Don Daniels Weather is a big factor during the months of…

  • Dec 22, 2021
Open water at Echo lake makes for safe fishing from the dock. Photo by Don Daniels
Katie Revoy, a grade 11 student at Carihi, won gold in the 50-metre freestyle at BCSS Provincial Championships swimming competition. Photo provided.

Carihi swimmer wins gold at BCSS Provincial Championships

Katie Revoy sets personal best time in 50-metre freestyle finals

Katie Revoy, a grade 11 student at Carihi, won gold in the 50-metre freestyle at BCSS Provincial Championships swimming competition. Photo provided.
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Another successful swicked year

By James Durand This year has seen many successes, despite all the…

  • Dec 15, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Fishing lures that catch fish that make good stocking stuffers for Christmas. Don Daniels photo

Wrapping up December fishing before Christmas

By Don Daniels Last month there were a few days that reminded…

  • Dec 15, 2021
Fishing lures that catch fish that make good stocking stuffers for Christmas. Don Daniels photo
BCHL

Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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Isfeld’s Temwa Mtawali goes in for the layup at the team’s tourney this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Carihi unable to knock off the hosts at Isfeld tournament in Courtenay

The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball squad knocked off Campbell River’s Carihi…

  • Dec 12, 2021
Isfeld’s Temwa Mtawali goes in for the layup at the team’s tourney this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Ish Hasan (yellow head gear) walks down Trevor Mahalek at Heart and Soul Muay Thai’s Spar Wars on Saturday, Dec. 4. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Muay Thai gym hosts in-house tourney

Spar Wars provided opportunity for new fighters to test skills in safe environment

Ish Hasan (yellow head gear) walks down Trevor Mahalek at Heart and Soul Muay Thai’s Spar Wars on Saturday, Dec. 4. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror