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Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams

Campbell Riverite wants to set up blind curling team

‘With sports activities like this … it’s more about creating community’ — Kelvin Adams

Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams
Comox Strathcona Waste Management wants feedback for solid waste management plan renewal. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

Feedback wanted on solid waste management plan

Comox Strathcona Waste Management wants to reduce amount going in to landfill

Comox Strathcona Waste Management wants feedback for solid waste management plan renewal. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
The Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)

Strathcona Regional District wants feedback on Quadra Island sustainability plan

Integrated Community Sustainability Plan drafted for Discovery Island, Mainland Inlets

The Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)
Sayward director Mark Baker is the new chair of the SRD board. Photo courtesy SRD
Sayward director Mark Baker is the new chair of the SRD board. Photo courtesy SRD
Fire fighter Shawn Kotscherofski drops a few pumpkins from the Campbell River Fire Department’s tower truck. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Fire fighters smash pumpkins at Strathcona Gardens

Jack-o-lanterns smashed by donation to benefit Burn Fund

Fire fighter Shawn Kotscherofski drops a few pumpkins from the Campbell River Fire Department’s tower truck. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during Question Period on April 1, 2022 in Ottawa. Credit: Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services

Liberals taking credit for NDP measures, frustrated North Island-Powell River MP complains

Liberals ‘patting themselves on the back for announcements that they wouldn’t have agreed to’ — Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during Question Period on April 1, 2022 in Ottawa. Credit: Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services
Ehattesaht member Lyle Billy at the new facility. Photo courtesy BCUOMA

Used oil recycling now available for Ehattesaht, Zeballos

Free recycling centre keeps oil, antifreeze out of environment

Ehattesaht member Lyle Billy at the new facility. Photo courtesy BCUOMA
Krisandra Walkus (Left) was the founder of Grassroots Kind Hearts. Photo Submitted

Over 60 guests honour late Grassroots Kind Hearts founder at Hama?Elas Community Kitchen

Krisandra Walkus passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday morning

Krisandra Walkus (Left) was the founder of Grassroots Kind Hearts. Photo Submitted
Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography

Orca pod crashes Quadra Island wedding

‘That’s a pretty good good way to start your marriage off’ — wedding videographer

Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography
Quinn Sirignano sits on dad Rocky Sirignano’s shoulders, looking at a giant sea star held by mom Serena. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Quinn Sirignano sits on dad Rocky Sirignano’s shoulders, looking at a giant sea star held by mom Serena. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Need a costume for the kids? The Campbell River Library is holding a costume exchange on Oct. 21, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Need a costume for the kids? The Campbell River Library is holding a costume exchange on Oct. 21, 2022. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (left) in Gallipoli, Turkey in September. Photo courtesy Facebook/Rachel Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP dedicates memorial to WWI fighters in Turkey

Blaney is also NDP Critic for Veterans Affairs

  • Oct 11, 2022
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (left) in Gallipoli, Turkey in September. Photo courtesy Facebook/Rachel Blaney
Andy Adams (left) was one of the recipients of the 2022 IWC Ambassador Award this year, presented by IWC Executive Director Jim Brennan. Photo courtesy IWC
Andy Adams (left) was one of the recipients of the 2022 IWC Ambassador Award this year, presented by IWC Executive Director Jim Brennan. Photo courtesy IWC
The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) announced that many branches will be re-opening in the coming week. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island Regional Library budget reflects economy, demand for services

‘Staff can continue to travel to each library on a… regular basis’ — Campbell River mgr. Joëlle Samson

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) announced that many branches will be re-opening in the coming week. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River residents can learn about Medical Assistance in Dying in a webinar lecture on Oct. 4. Photo supplied by Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Campbell River residents can learn about Medical Assistance in Dying in a webinar lecture on Oct. 4. Photo supplied by Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Two helicopters were deployed to a fire just north of Campbell River on Sept. 27. Photo courtesy Dean Anderson

Helicopter response needed for Elk Falls fire

Fire response good example of collaboration

Two helicopters were deployed to a fire just north of Campbell River on Sept. 27. Photo courtesy Dean Anderson
The funds will go to help seniors through events like heat domes. (Metro Creative photo)

New emergency preparedness resources coming for Quadra Island seniors

United Way BC awards $25,000 grant to Quadra Circle

The funds will go to help seniors through events like heat domes. (Metro Creative photo)
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