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Kandi Kehler found a new rental for her family, but not without difficulty. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Home again: a happy ending for Campbell River family

Those facing homelessness should ‘speak out’ — Kehler

 

Cone zones apply to all workers near roadsides. Photo supplied

Busier roads puts workers at risk — Work Zone Safety Alliance

Fines can add up for driving infractions near worksites

 

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

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

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)
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)

Keep your pets prepared in case of emergency

Seven steps to make sure your companions are ready

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)
Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

One person injured in Quadra RCMP incident

Incident being investigated by IIO

Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Wednesday is Camp Day at Tim Hortons across Canada and in Campbell River to raise money to send deserving kids to a Tim Horton Children’s Foundation camp. Local personalities pitch in to help serve customers and here Tim Hortons staff member Kyla Carswell (left) and supervisor Ron Cornelio (right) were joined by special guest, Fireman Kelly Bellefleur (centre) for a shift in 2017. File photo

Send a kid to camp on July 21

Tim Hortons restaurants donating 100 per cent of proceeds on Wednesday

Wednesday is Camp Day at Tim Hortons across Canada and in Campbell River to raise money to send deserving kids to a Tim Horton Children’s Foundation camp. Local personalities pitch in to help serve customers and here Tim Hortons staff member Kyla Carswell (left) and supervisor Ron Cornelio (right) were joined by special guest, Fireman Kelly Bellefleur (centre) for a shift in 2017. File photo
Season tickets for the 2021/2022 season are going on sale at the end of July. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Get ready to pack the Brindy again

Storm season tickets going on sale at end of July

Season tickets for the 2021/2022 season are going on sale at the end of July. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Paving will be taking place on Highway 19a between Simms Creek and the Big Rock Boat Ramp next week. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Delays expected along Highway 19A in Campbell River next week

Paving between Simms Creek and Big Rock Boat Ramp to take place between July 19 and 23

Paving will be taking place on Highway 19a between Simms Creek and the Big Rock Boat Ramp next week. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Fire Department responded to a front-end loader on fire at a shake mill on Willis Road. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Quick response keeps front-end loader fire from spreading

Machinery caught fire at Campbell River shake mill

The Campbell River Fire Department responded to a front-end loader on fire at a shake mill on Willis Road. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
The last mile connections go between homes and the subsea cable network. Photo courtesy SRD.

High-speed Internet coming to Cortes Island

SRD receives funding for Connected Coast last mile hook ups

The last mile connections go between homes and the subsea cable network. Photo courtesy SRD.
Tom Hall has been tending the area around Willow Creek. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Greenways needs help watering their restoration projects

Willow Creek, where volunteer has planted over 600 plants, needs some extra love

Tom Hall has been tending the area around Willow Creek. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The fire was in the area behind the ball diamonds in Nunns Creek Park. Photo Google Maps
The fire was in the area behind the ball diamonds in Nunns Creek Park. Photo Google Maps
Crews reached a fire in downtown Campbell River in under four minutes. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Crews reached a fire in downtown Campbell River in under four minutes. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
BC Ferries is asking people not to line up for the first ferry sailing between Cortes and Quadra until after the last sailing of the day before. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

BC Ferries ask Cortes Islanders to avoid congestion leading to terminal

Whaletown terminal roadway congestion causing safety concerns

BC Ferries is asking people not to line up for the first ferry sailing between Cortes and Quadra until after the last sailing of the day before. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
The Sayward Clean-Up-Day is scheduled for July 17 and 18, for residents to dispose household items too large for regular curbside collection. (Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror)

Clean Up Day to be held July 17 and 18 in Sayward

Habitat for Humanity will accept donations of household items

The Sayward Clean-Up-Day is scheduled for July 17 and 18, for residents to dispose household items too large for regular curbside collection. (Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror)