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Claire Weeks was a top performer in Nanaimo on the weekend. Photo courtesy Nicky-Jay Vanjecek/Bluetree Photography

CRKW swim team has solid end to calendar year

Mixed results, personal bests all over in pair of meets happening in Nanaimo, Richmond Dec. 17-18

Claire Weeks was a top performer in Nanaimo on the weekend. Photo courtesy Nicky-Jay Vanjecek/Bluetree Photography
The Campbell River Blind Curling team are from left to right Richard (sighted guide), Kelvin, Maureen, Jeremy, Arthur, and Bruce (Coach). Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams

Campbell River Blind Curling team takes to the ice

Team taking part in Dec. 17 bonspiel

  • Dec 16, 2022
The Campbell River Blind Curling team are from left to right Richard (sighted guide), Kelvin, Maureen, Jeremy, Arthur, and Bruce (Coach). Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Why do we risk it?

By James Durand By “It”, I mean injury. Many of us ride…

  • Dec 14, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Most local lakes and bodies of water are unsafe to walk on. Don Daniels photo

Ice fishing is not in the cards for local anglers

By Don Daniels We barely made it into the first week of…

  • Dec 14, 2022
Most local lakes and bodies of water are unsafe to walk on. Don Daniels photo
Willow Point Park. City of Campbell River

Willow Point Park too crowded to accommodate all field user groups

Slo pitch society asks city council to direct staff on how to allocate field time.

Willow Point Park. City of Campbell River
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Do any of us really know what we’re doing?

By James Durand I can’t answer that for any of you obviously,…

  • Dec 7, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Fishing books contain a wealth of information for anglers of all ages. Don Daniels photo

Fishing activity indoors and outdoors for December

By Don Daniels Looking at the boating activity recently for Area 13…

Fishing books contain a wealth of information for anglers of all ages. Don Daniels photo
Anglers on the Campbell River in late fall. Photo courtesy John Westergard.

We are lucky to have easy access to the Campbell River

River fishing on the Campbell has easy access for all to enjoy…

  • Nov 30, 2022
Anglers on the Campbell River in late fall. Photo courtesy John Westergard.
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Christmas shopping horrors

By James Durand As you can imagine, if you read my column…

  • Nov 30, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
The Regina Pats took down the Victoria Royals 9-5 on Nov. 26 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Courtesy of the Regina Pats)

NHL’s next big thing shows Victoria what hockey royalty looks like

Highly-touted Connor Bedard scores hat trick as his Regina Pats take 9-5 win over the Royals

The Regina Pats took down the Victoria Royals 9-5 on Nov. 26 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Courtesy of the Regina Pats)
Saturday marked the final tournament for the Campbell River Youth Soccer Association this year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Saturday marked the final tournament for the Campbell River Youth Soccer Association this year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
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
Tye Cranton of Campbell River’s Team Dog executes a lift at the Victoria Barbell Open Powerlifting Tournament. Photo contributed
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
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
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

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
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
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