Campbell River

Tyson Popove placed second in his category at the Mt. Washington Viewtour Virtual Slopestyle event. Photo by Shawn Corrigan

Campbell River skier goes big at Mt. Washington competition

Tyson Popove places second in virtual slopestyle event

 

Elk Falls plunges into the canyon during a high flow event. Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror file

Water flows down Elk Falls Canyon to increase to accommodate steelhead migration

Public safety advisory in place for the river from John Hart Dam to Elk Falls during the migration flows

  • Feb 25, 2021

 

The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on whether they’re supportive of the idea of seaparated bike lanes. Black Press File Photo

By-election candidates asked about separated bike lanes in Campbell River

The River City Cycling Club hit up the municipal by-election candidates for their thoughts

 

The Downtown Safety Select Committee has floated the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure in the winter. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Proposed Spirit Square glass removal disables sheltered gathering place, advocates say

Downtown Safety Select Committee floats idea of removing glass roof from public facility

The Downtown Safety Select Committee has floated the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure in the winter. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates give their final pitch to the electorate

Last chance for candidates to get their message across before Saturday’s vote

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
The Jubilee Heights subdivision at the south end of Campbell River is just one of many new developments that has been happening in the city recently, and based on the number of applications and permits being issued, that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

City of Campbell River sees $120-million in construction starts in 2020

Despite pandemic, building numbers continue to impress city staff

The Jubilee Heights subdivision at the south end of Campbell River is just one of many new developments that has been happening in the city recently, and based on the number of applications and permits being issued, that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer a question from the city’s youth

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on climate change from city’s Youth Action Committee

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
LETTERS

Council’s focus is on the rear-view mirror

City Council’s decision to shelve the staff report on active transportation options…

  • Feb 24, 2021
LETTERS
Doctors and counsellors warn of an increase in panic attacks, anxiety, depression and suicide ideas between ages 10 to 14, in Campbell River ( Black Press file photo)
Doctors and counsellors warn of an increase in panic attacks, anxiety, depression and suicide ideas between ages 10 to 14, in Campbell River ( Black Press file photo)
Jasmine and Gwen Donaldson are part of the CAT team working to reduce stigma for marginalized groups in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Stigma can be the hardest hurdle to get over for people recovering from addiction

Connection and community key for building back after drug addiction

Jasmine and Gwen Donaldson are part of the CAT team working to reduce stigma for marginalized groups in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Rotary Community Fieldhouse solar installation is designed to offset the energy use of the fieldhouse and the turf lights surrounding the field. Photo contributed

Solar power charges up Campbell River fieldhouse

The Campbell River Rotary Community Fieldhouse solar installation, which was recently completed,…

  • Feb 23, 2021
The Campbell River Rotary Community Fieldhouse solar installation is designed to offset the energy use of the fieldhouse and the turf lights surrounding the field. Photo contributed
BUTTS

Downtown BIA tackles cigarette butt problem

The Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) has started a community wide campaign…

  • Feb 23, 2021
BUTTS
RCMP

Campbell River RCMP respond to shots fired at rural property

A family dispute resulted in gunfire on a rural property West of…

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A new sign about the Whale Trail B.C. has been installed at the Campbell River ferry terminal. Photo supplied by BC Ferries

Campbell River part of Whale Trail B.C. network

BC Ferries add Campbell River and Texada Island to network

A new sign about the Whale Trail B.C. has been installed at the Campbell River ferry terminal. Photo supplied by BC Ferries
No injuries were reported in the fire on Sat. Feb. 20, 2021. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
No injuries were reported in the fire on Sat. Feb. 20, 2021. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
LETTERS

Campbell River should consider floating homes as an option

We were heartened to see the thoughtful answers put forward by the…

  • Feb 22, 2021
LETTERS
BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.

Conservation officers hold snowmobile compliance check at Mt. Washington

One in twelve riders fully compliant at January check

BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.
A public hearing is being held into designating Haig-Brown House (pictured) and the Sybil Andrews property as heritage properties. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River

Let’s talk about protecting community heritage sites

Interested in contributing to the conversation about local heritage sites? Tune in…

  • Feb 19, 2021
A public hearing is being held into designating Haig-Brown House (pictured) and the Sybil Andrews property as heritage properties. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)

Positive COVID-19 tests confirmed at Campbell River high school

Third positives for school since beginning of school year

Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)
This year’s Snowarama ride has been cancelled, but North Island Snowmobile Association riders are still having a good year. Photo submitted

North Island Snowmobile Association sees more riders despite COVID-19

Riders should ensure they are prepared for backcountry conditions before venturing out

This year’s Snowarama ride has been cancelled, but North Island Snowmobile Association riders are still having a good year. Photo submitted