Campbell River

First Aid workers and good samaritans await the ambulance’s arrival. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Rider taken to hospital after Campbell River motocross crash

First responders debated using helicopter, but terrain proved challenging

 

Ladore Dam with McIvor Lake in the background. BC Hydro photo

PHOTOS: Dam upgrade on popular Campbell River lake won’t affect recreation

Ladore Spillway Seismic Upgrade Project will not change water levels on McIvor Lake reservoir

 

Costanza Falvella Capodaglio, an exchange student from Italy playing for the Carihi Senior Girl’s soccer team, strides past an opponent from Comox during the 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo/ Monica Stewardson

Campbell River high school girl’s soccer squad continues successful run

Carihi Senior Girls attending provincial championship for fifth year in a row

Costanza Falvella Capodaglio, an exchange student from Italy playing for the Carihi Senior Girl’s soccer team, strides past an opponent from Comox during the 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo/ Monica Stewardson
Campbell River firefighters enter the building on 9 avenue that caught fire on May 18. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department

Three displaced due to basement fire in Campbell River

17 firefighters, 11 other emergency personnel on scene for Wednesday afternoon blaze

Campbell River firefighters enter the building on 9 avenue that caught fire on May 18. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Nigel Nikolaisen – also known as Gibby Nik – drew quite a little crowd at last year’s Buskers Festival on the Seawalk, and he is excited the event is back for another round on July 24. -Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Art+Earth

Buskers Day back for second year on the Seawalk

Event also takes place during Greenways Loop Day

Nigel Nikolaisen – also known as Gibby Nik – drew quite a little crowd at last year’s Buskers Festival on the Seawalk, and he is excited the event is back for another round on July 24. -Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Art+Earth
Doug Allin is the head coach for the Canadian Men’s U23 softball team, and an assistant coach for the men’s national team too. Contributed photo

Former Campbell River softballer coaching at the national level

Doug Allin helped Team Canada win Silver at Pan Am tourney in Argentina

Doug Allin is the head coach for the Canadian Men’s U23 softball team, and an assistant coach for the men’s national team too. Contributed photo
LETTERS

Thank you – you made the 35th Walk for Hearts great!

From the bottom of our refurbished hearts we thank all of you…

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

It’s just not fair

By James Durand I remember when I was in my 20’s, getting…

  • May 18, 2022
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Angler Vern Skogan in Sayward in the 1960s. Valerie Skogan photo

Fishing on the Salmon River yesterday and today

By Don Daniels On my weekly drive to get the Campbell River…

Angler Vern Skogan in Sayward in the 1960s. Valerie Skogan photo
Concerts return to Campbell River’s Spirit Square this June. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Music returns to Spirit Square in June

Jim Creighton hands the reigns over to Highway 19 Concerts’ Lucas Schuller

  • May 18, 2022
Concerts return to Campbell River’s Spirit Square this June. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
LETTERS

I don’t think we need to continually focus on the bad in downtown: letter

I am writing in response to “the Elephant in the room” and…

  • May 17, 2022
LETTERS
The Walmart Supercentre in Campbell River. Campbell River Mirror file photo

Gas heater explosions mistaken for gun fire at Campbell River Walmart

Supermarket was closed for a period on Sunday, May 15 while fire and RCMP responded to the call

The Walmart Supercentre in Campbell River. Campbell River Mirror file photo
The density of empty bedrooms in Campbell River fluctuates between 20 and 55 per cent, depending on location, according to Statistics Canada Data. Darker areas have more empty bedrooms. Map data courtesy Statistics Canada, map courtesy censusmapper.ca.

40% of Campbell River bedrooms empty, Coalition to End Homelessness has plan to fill them

Home sharing matches people with spare rooms with those looking for housing

The density of empty bedrooms in Campbell River fluctuates between 20 and 55 per cent, depending on location, according to Statistics Canada Data. Darker areas have more empty bedrooms. Map data courtesy Statistics Canada, map courtesy censusmapper.ca.
Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Renowned B.C. First Nations therapist recognized for resilience

Dr. Barney Williams receives 2022 Courage To Come Back Award in the Addictions category

Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Renowned B.C. First Nations therapist recognized for resilience

Dr. Barney Williams receives 2022 Courage To Come Back Award in the Addictions category

Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
North Island Hospital – Campbell River and District. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Long-term care facility to alleviate capacity issue at Campbell River hospital: council

Cornfield says city has greatest demand for extended care facilities within Island Health region

North Island Hospital – Campbell River and District. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Cabin on a 47-acre property on Read Island that recently returned to the ownership of the Homalco First Nation. Photo contributed

Ownership of Read Island property returns to Homalco First Nation

Land owners work with First Nation to transfer 47-acre parcel

  • May 13, 2022
Cabin on a 47-acre property on Read Island that recently returned to the ownership of the Homalco First Nation. Photo contributed
The Strathcona Regional District will be inviting local First Nations to have a seat at the board table. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona area First Nations to be invited to sit at regional district board table

Regional district sends letter to province saying they support reconciliation measures

The Strathcona Regional District will be inviting local First Nations to have a seat at the board table. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Gymnastics Association program director Todd Sader, Jackson Martin, Hannah Herschler, Jordan Loock, Carson Ogg and coach Toni Vance. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Four Campbell River gymnasts repping Team B.C. at nationals

Jackson Martin, Hannah Herschler, Jordan Loock, Carson Ogg all made the cut at provincials

Campbell River Gymnastics Association program director Todd Sader, Jackson Martin, Hannah Herschler, Jordan Loock, Carson Ogg and coach Toni Vance. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror