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Jamie Willis drops a pumpkin during the Campbell River Firefighters annual Pumpkin Smash fundraiser on Nov. 3, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Annual pumpkin smash coming back to Campbell River

Get ready for some smashing pumpkins next weekend

 

Úmagalis June Johnson teaches a class on First Nations plants, trees and medicinals at the Campbell River Sportsplex. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

First Nations plants, trees and medicines taught in Campbell River

We Wai Kai Elder Úmagalis (June Johnson) held workshop on medicinal plants

 

Laichwiltach Family Life Society executive director Audrey Wilson leads a dance during the opening of the Witness Blanket exhibit. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

(PHOTOS) Witness Blanket exhibit opens in Campbell River

Exhibit recognizes ‘atrocities of Indian Residential School era… symbolizes ongoing reconcilitation’

Laichwiltach Family Life Society executive director Audrey Wilson leads a dance during the opening of the Witness Blanket exhibit. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied

Local man raising money to bring refugee family to Campbell River

Norbert Ntalintumire’s family has been in a refugee camp in Uganda for two years

Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied
Us and Them is the documentary film that will be screened on Sept. 16. Photo supplied

Coalition to End Homelessness hosting film and panel discussion

Event on Sept. 16 includes discussion with filmmaker, local experts

Us and Them is the documentary film that will be screened on Sept. 16. Photo supplied
Cover art for the Taking Measure podcast. Photo supplied
Cover art for the Taking Measure podcast. Photo supplied
The Eagle Riders present a cheque for $555 to Stacey Marsh and Keltie McKale of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Even without Poker Run, Eagle Riders still giving back

Riders donate to two Campbell River groups

The Eagle Riders present a cheque for $555 to Stacey Marsh and Keltie McKale of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)

More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found

Large crowd supports families with children who never came home from residential schools

Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)
The Rennie family at a previous golf day. Photo supplied

Virtual auction big part of this year’s Dave Rennie memorial golf day

CR Hospice opening auction to community starting July 30

The Rennie family at a previous golf day. Photo supplied
Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted

Discovery Inn Supports Local Artists

The Discovery Inn and the Campbell River Community Centre Painters are working…

Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)