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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 1999 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush jokes with CNN’s Larry King after finishing the “Larry King Live” show from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tenn. King, who interviewed presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes during a half-century in broadcasting, has died at age 87. Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted that King died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Russell, file)

VIDEO: From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

He described himself as a minimalist whose chief goal was to make his guests look good

 

Damien Dupont, visiting the Free Grace Baptist Church for an in-person service, during a time when there is a ban on gatherings, speaks to a television news crew outside the church on Dec. 13, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

3 Chilliwack churches could face charges for defying pandemic ban on in-person gatherings

Chilliwack RCMP began with awareness campaign but have now recommended charges for gatherings

 

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)

Blaney pens letter to minister about veteran supports

Concerned about veterans losing some income

 

The North Island 9-1-1 Corporation (NI911) has supported local residents for 25 years. Black Press file photo

North Island 911 looks to change how they get funding

Three options to be decided upon in early 2021

The North Island 9-1-1 Corporation (NI911) has supported local residents for 25 years. Black Press file photo
The Strathcona Regional District received Safe Restart funding from the provincial government. File photo

SRD receives provincial safe restart funding

Allocation of funds to be determined by staff

The Strathcona Regional District received Safe Restart funding from the provincial government. File photo
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

Outbreak declared at Campbell River long-term care centre

One staff member has tested positive for COVID-19

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

Outbreak declared at Campbell River long-term care centre

One staff member tested positive for COVID-19

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
The Strathcona Regional District is looking at a larger surplus than expected going into 2021. Photo by Mike Davies, Campbell River Mirror

SRD reports surplus going into 2021

Less operational expenses brings surplus up

The Strathcona Regional District is looking at a larger surplus than expected going into 2021. Photo by Mike Davies, Campbell River Mirror
Residents on the Quathiaski Cove Sewer system on Quadra Island are expecting to see a 38 per cent bump in their fees for next year. Mirror file photo

Quadra Island sewer fees jump 38 per cent next year

Quathiaski Cove sewer rate to go from $575 to $795 for a single home

Residents on the Quathiaski Cove Sewer system on Quadra Island are expecting to see a 38 per cent bump in their fees for next year. Mirror file photo
One of several garbage piles created and removed from the encampment at 2600 Quinsam Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
One of several garbage piles created and removed from the encampment at 2600 Quinsam Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
B.C. Provincial Election candidates for the North Island riding. (Campbell River Mirror graphic)

Almost 7,000 mail-in ballots returned so far in North Island district

Elections BC provides progress report before vote count

B.C. Provincial Election candidates for the North Island riding. (Campbell River Mirror graphic)
Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018

Nurse diverts opiates and falsifies records at Campbell River Hospital

Nurse facing disciplinary action for moving opiates out of the hospital

Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018
Jordan Holling was last seen in October, 2017. Campbell River RCMP are asking the public to contact them with information on the case. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.
Jordan Holling was last seen in October, 2017. Campbell River RCMP are asking the public to contact them with information on the case. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.

Vancouver Island RCMP arrest man in connection to alleged sexual offences

Mounties had asked for public’s help in case

  • Jul 18, 2020

Campbell River RCMP arrest man in connection to alleged sexual offences

Mounties had asked for public’s help in case

  • Jul 18, 2020

Canada Day barn fire keeps three Island crews busy

Oyster River, Campbell River and Courtenay fire departments all respond to incident

No injuries in Campbell River house fire

Crews responded to blaze on June 17

Campbell River Black Lives Matter protest draws nearly 200

Event in solidarity with movement to end systemic racism