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Tye Cranton of Campbell River's Team Dog executes a lift at the Victoria Barbell Open Powerlifting Tournament. Photo contributed

Team Dog hounds opponents in Victoria Barbell Open Powerlifting Tournament

Campbell River Special Olympics powerlifters record personal bests

  • Nov 24, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

I am reminded of the old KISS adage

By James Durand If you’re not familiar with this K.I.S.S. system, it…

  • Nov 23, 2022
Canada’s Alphonso Davies celebrates his penalty kick goal against Curacao during the first half of a CONCACAF Nations League soccer match, in Vancouver, on Thursday, June 9, 2022. The 22-year-old from Edmonton is set to shine on the world stage and is already an inspiration for youth soccer players across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Men’s national team success means soccer is thriving: CRSC head coach

Says continued success could mean ‘one day’ Campbell River player plays in Soccer’s grandest stage

Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams

Campbell Riverite wants to set up blind curling team

‘With sports activities like this … it’s more about creating community’ — Kelvin Adams

Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams
The fly box of Brad Root in Campbell River. Don Daniels photo

Adjusting fishing activity around Campbell River mid-November

By Don Daniels It was just a few weeks back that river…

  • Nov 16, 2022
The fly box of Brad Root in Campbell River. Don Daniels photo
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Are habits hard to break, or hard to start?

By James Durand I’m sure that any of you that have tried…

  • Nov 14, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Anglers at Pacific Playgrounds Marina in search of late coho. Don Daniels photo

Get ready for cold weather fishing in November

By Don Daniels It seems like yesterday we were talking about needing…

  • Nov 9, 2022
Anglers at Pacific Playgrounds Marina in search of late coho. Don Daniels photo
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Winter’s Here …

Warm head, warm hands, and warm feet make the difference between a great ride and a miserable outing

  • Nov 9, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Ha, Mother Nature got me again…she is tricky.

By James Durand Typically we slowly fade out of summer and into…

  • Nov 2, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
1,250 trout released into Echo Lake. Don Daniels photo

Larger-than-normal trout have arrived at Echo Lake

By Don Daniels The annual fall stocking of rainbow trout at Echo…

  • Nov 2, 2022
1,250 trout released into Echo Lake. Don Daniels photo
Vancouver Island University’s soccer program won two provincial championships in one day as the women and men both won Pacific Western Athletic Association titles on Sunday, Oct. 30, in West Vancouver. (News Bulletin file photo)
Vancouver Island University’s soccer program won two provincial championships in one day as the women and men both won Pacific Western Athletic Association titles on Sunday, Oct. 30, in West Vancouver. (News Bulletin file photo)
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Are you competitive?

By James Durand For some of us, me included, it is an…

  • Oct 26, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
A lone angler fishes the shore at Frank James Park. Don Daniels photo

Shore fishing from Rotary Park to the Oyster River Estuary

By Don Daniels I first met a few avid fly anglers at…

  • Oct 26, 2022
A lone angler fishes the shore at Frank James Park. Don Daniels photo
A common spot for fishing at Campbell Lake. Don Daniels photo

Extending your fishing well into November around Campbell River

By Don Daniels Here we are, past the midway mark of October…

  • Oct 19, 2022
A common spot for fishing at Campbell Lake. Don Daniels photo
Oceanside Generals stopped the Campbell River Storm 9-2 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven VIJHL North Division final in Campbell River. (PQN file photo)

Storm split two games over the weekend

Coach Lee Stone says it all comes back to ‘intensity’

Oceanside Generals stopped the Campbell River Storm 9-2 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven VIJHL North Division final in Campbell River. (PQN file photo)
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Every kid deserves a bike!

By James Durand Is it that time of year again? With this…

  • Oct 12, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River weathers the storm following start

Lee Stone sees team heading ‘in the right direction’

Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

The wisdom of an 11-year-old

By James Durand “Dad, just because you love it, doesn’t mean I…

  • Oct 5, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Participants in the 19th annual Women for Women run had great weather for the first in-person run since the pandemic began. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn

Annual Women for Women run raises $3,000 for Campbell River groups

Funds went to NIC Foundation, Campbell River Family Network, NI Transition Society, Foundry

Participants in the 19th annual Women for Women run had great weather for the first in-person run since the pandemic began. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn
Keegan Hansen at Lawson Lake. Photo contributed

Venture out further for better fall trout fishing

In the past number of months, the air temperatures each day were…

  • Sep 28, 2022
Keegan Hansen at Lawson Lake. Photo contributed
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