Campbell River

Sean Smith, Blackbird Security’s district supervisor for North Vancouver Island, says the company’s patrols do not replace the work of police and municipal enforcement, but rather enhance them. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

​​Downtown BIA looking for businesses to support private overnight patrols

Blackbird Security stating patrols from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. downtown to be eyes and ears on crime

 

Gymnast Jordan Loock showing off her winnings after the Canadian National Championships. Photo supplied

Campbell River gymnast makes history at Canadian Championships

Jordan Loock brought home medals, helped B.C. team to top spot

 

Troy Clifford, president of president of the Ambulance Paramedics Of BC hopes recently announced changes help restore province’s “renowned ambulance service.” (Black Press Media File)

‘Nobody should have to wait for an ambulance’ — paramedic union president

Island communities to see improved ambulance service

 

The banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes hangs from the Kelowna pedestrian bridge on July 20. (Jacqueline Gullion/Contributed)

Banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes drops from Kelowna pedestrian bridge

The Wet’suwet’en man was fatally shot by Campbell River RCMP on July 8

The banner calling for justice for Jared Lowndes hangs from the Kelowna pedestrian bridge on July 20. (Jacqueline Gullion/Contributed)
Purple Loosestrife has taken over in many places along the banks of the Campbell River estuary. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Environmental groups battle invasive species on banks of Campbell River estuary

While purple loosestrife might be beautiful, it out-competes native plants in the area

Purple Loosestrife has taken over in many places along the banks of the Campbell River estuary. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
An annual survey is held at Willow Point Reef to document sea stars and check them for signs of sea star wasting syndrome. Photo courtesy Discovery Passage Aquarium.

Discovery Aquarium holding annual sea star survey this weekend

Surveys held each year to document signs of sea star wasting disease to better understand disease

An annual survey is held at Willow Point Reef to document sea stars and check them for signs of sea star wasting syndrome. Photo courtesy Discovery Passage Aquarium.

Keep your pets prepared in case of emergency

Seven steps to make sure your companions are ready

The opening of the Sacred Journeys exhibit at the Museum of Campbell River was a chance for many to catch up. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Museum at Campbell River first stop for Sacred Journeys exhibit

Exhibit opening doubled as cultural gathering for First Nations paddlers

The opening of the Sacred Journeys exhibit at the Museum of Campbell River was a chance for many to catch up. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Family of slain Indigenous man confront RCMP in Campbell River

‘I’ll never see my son’s face again’ — Lowndes’ mother

A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Triathlete Matthew Sharpe is ready for two races — the men’s individual and mixed relay — in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo Courtesy Matthew Sharpe.

Triathlete Matthew Sharpe ready to race and support teammates

Campbell River native prepared for two races in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Triathlete Matthew Sharpe is ready for two races — the men’s individual and mixed relay — in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo Courtesy Matthew Sharpe.
Participants of the rally for Jared Lowndes at 909 Island Highway on July 20. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Rally for Jared Lowndes travels across Campbell River

Jared Lowndes was killed by Campbell River RCMP July 8 after allegedly stabbing police service dog

Participants of the rally for Jared Lowndes at 909 Island Highway on July 20. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Art + Earth Festival Coordinator Mike Davies sets up along the Seawalk near Rotary Park to play some tunes for passers by. This coming Sunday, July 25, the Seawalk will be filled with buskers between Frank James Park in Willow Point and Hidden Harbour in celebration of International Buskers Day. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art + Earth Festival

International Buskers Day event takes to the Seawalk

Musicians to ‘serenade the shoreline’ on Sunday

Campbell River Art + Earth Festival Coordinator Mike Davies sets up along the Seawalk near Rotary Park to play some tunes for passers by. This coming Sunday, July 25, the Seawalk will be filled with buskers between Frank James Park in Willow Point and Hidden Harbour in celebration of International Buskers Day. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art + Earth Festival
The SRD is holding meetings to help people acclimatize to new Tsunami flood maps. (Black Press Media file photo)
The SRD is holding meetings to help people acclimatize to new Tsunami flood maps. (Black Press Media file photo)
Campbell River Salmon Kings cheer on their team mates at a swim meet at Centennial Pool on Saturday, July 17. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Salmon Kings swim club hosts Courtenay Blue Devils for mini meet

Centennial pool sees swimmers for first time since being refurbished

Campbell River Salmon Kings cheer on their team mates at a swim meet at Centennial Pool on Saturday, July 17. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
A good crowd took in the racing at Saratoga Speedway Saturday night, which included the Dwarf Cars (pictured). Photo by Doug Waller

Dwarf cars featured at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway Saturday night

Doug Waller Special to Black Press The cooler weather was perfect for…

A good crowd took in the racing at Saratoga Speedway Saturday night, which included the Dwarf Cars (pictured). Photo by Doug Waller
A fishing adventure is a must while visiting Campbell River. Photo courtesy Discover Campbell River

5 ways to get out on the water in Campbell River

A trip to Campbell River isn’t complete without getting out on the…

  • Jul 19, 2021
A fishing adventure is a must while visiting Campbell River. Photo courtesy Discover Campbell River
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fruit picking project a sweet success

Less attractants for bears, and tasty snacks for charities and volunteers

Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event on Aug. 11, 2019. File photo
Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event on Aug. 11, 2019. File photo
Month that Matters will see Campbell River youth see the benefits of volunteering. Volunteer Campbell River image

Campbell River youth urged to get involved with Month that Matters

Volunteer Campbell River’s YouthCan program hopes to spark an interest in helping out

Month that Matters will see Campbell River youth see the benefits of volunteering. Volunteer Campbell River image