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Eagle nesting trees are protected in Campbell River, but only certain trees have the designation. File photo

Protecting Campbell River’s nesting trees lets eagles and humans coexist

Specific trees can be added to the list provided they meet criteria

 

Where urban and natural landscapes meet can be a very interesting place. The Museum at Campbell River and Greenways Land Trust are hosting a talk on Earth Day on that topic. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Where urban and natural meet

Earth Day talk looks at urban biodiversity

 

Ryan Rasmussen goes on a training run on Quadra Island. Photo supplied.

Quadra Island man to run 160 km to raise funds for alternative cancer care

‘I feel like I need to be in pain to raise the money… I can’t do something that’s easy’ — Ryan Rasmussen

 

Session Taproom has decided to close for the day after a team member had an exposure for COVID-19. There was no chance of public exposure, read the restaurant’s website. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Session Taproom has decided to close for the day after a team member had an exposure for COVID-19. There was no chance of public exposure, read the restaurant’s website. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be drafting a letter to the city about the Downtown Safety Select Committee recommendations. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River downtown safety recommendations mean-spirited, dangerous, Homelessness advocates say

‘It shocks me that our community would have this kind of response.’ — Coalition member

The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be drafting a letter to the city about the Downtown Safety Select Committee recommendations. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Though the Hama?Elas Community Kitchen resembles a restaurant, it is actually an essential service and can continue operating under the new COVID-19 restrictions. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

Hama?Elas Community Kitchen can continue operating under new COVID-19 restrictions

As an essential service, it falls under a different category than a regular restaurant

Though the Hama?Elas Community Kitchen resembles a restaurant, it is actually an essential service and can continue operating under the new COVID-19 restrictions. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Crews have started falling some trees in the Beaverlodge Forest Lands. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Falling work begins in Beaver Lodge Forest Lands

Diseased trees to be removed for safety reasons

Crews have started falling some trees in the Beaverlodge Forest Lands. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The city endorsed the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

City of Campbell River endorses Spirit Square glass removal and other downtown safety measures

Downtown Safety Select Committee report contains a number of recommendations

The city endorsed the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
From right are Tara Jordan and Zanya Kubacki presenting $200 to last year’s winners Chick Siu and Shannon Proctor-McLeod. Photo supplied.

Small Planet Clean-Up contest begins for second year

$1,000 in prizes up for grabs this year

From right are Tara Jordan and Zanya Kubacki presenting $200 to last year’s winners Chick Siu and Shannon Proctor-McLeod. Photo supplied.
Greenways Land Trust has done streamkeeping work throughout the region for years. Photo courtesy Greenways Land Trust

Greenways Land Trust celebrates 25 years at AGM

Group looks back at successes of stewardship in Campbell River

Greenways Land Trust has done streamkeeping work throughout the region for years. Photo courtesy Greenways Land Trust
An adult Chinook salmon swims in Ship Creek in Anchorage in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

25 MPs co-sign letter asking DFO to open mark selective Chinook fishery

Blaney, Singh, May and Johns among signatories to letter

An adult Chinook salmon swims in Ship Creek in Anchorage in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube

New funding model for NI911 ‘best option’ for SRD – director

Split between assessed value and population chosen as funding model

SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube
The Strathcona Regional District has approved its financial plan for the coming year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD adopts 2021 financial plan

Two directors voted against budget, Anderson citing lack of consultation and info

The Strathcona Regional District has approved its financial plan for the coming year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
No injuries were reported in the accident on Sun. March 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Crews respond to roll-over on Inland Island Highway

Snowy conditions likely a factor in crash

No injuries were reported in the accident on Sun. March 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Situation Table idea brings agencies together to improve and direct services for vulnerable people. File photo

Province announces funding for Situation Table project

Grants to increase community safety, connect people to services in Campbell River

The Situation Table idea brings agencies together to improve and direct services for vulnerable people. File photo
Campbell River fire crews responded to a house fire on March 11. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror.
Campbell River fire crews responded to a house fire on March 11. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror.
Two boats were destroyed in the Monday morning fire. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Two boats were destroyed in the Monday morning fire. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Sayward Residents can dispose of waste that is too large for curbside pickup on April 17 and 18. (Black Press File Photo)

Sayward Clean Up Days scheduled for mid-April

The event will be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Main Road Yard

Sayward Residents can dispose of waste that is too large for curbside pickup on April 17 and 18. (Black Press File Photo)
The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be working towards having people with lived experience of homelessness at the table with a new peer advisory group. Photo courtesy Zoom.

Campbell River Coalition to End Homelessness to include people with lived experience at the table

Coalition and Urban Indigenous Housing group starting peer advisory working group

The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be working towards having people with lived experience of homelessness at the table with a new peer advisory group. Photo courtesy Zoom.
Oyster River fire has responded to 56 calls so far in 2021. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department

Oyster River Fire averaged one call per day in busy February

One weekend saw 12 calls for service from crew

Oyster River fire has responded to 56 calls so far in 2021. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department