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Drivers on Hilchey Road should expect delays. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Drivers should expect delays on Hilchey Road

Watermain project to have more of an effect on traffic as work continues

 

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

One person injured in Quadra RCMP incident

Incident being investigated by IIO

 

Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event on Aug. 11, 2019. File photo
Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event on Aug. 11, 2019. File photo
A-Tlegay Fisheries Society will be leading a Chinook salmon gravel placement project starting July 19 on the Campbell River, at a location beside BC Hydro’s John Hart site. Photo supplied
A-Tlegay Fisheries Society will be leading a Chinook salmon gravel placement project starting July 19 on the Campbell River, at a location beside BC Hydro’s John Hart site. Photo supplied
Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Jared Lowndes was killed during an encounter with police which also resulted in the death of a police service dog and injuries to its handler. Facebook photo

Family of Wet’suwet’en man fatally shot by Campbell River RCMP calls for inquiry

Content Warning: this story contains details some may find disturbing. The family…

Jared Lowndes was killed during an encounter with police which also resulted in the death of a police service dog and injuries to its handler. Facebook photo
Water bladders like those tested by the Campbell River Fire Department are used to provide a constant water source in areas without hydrants. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Two fires on Monday morning keep Campbell River fire fighters busy

Two brush fires had potential to spread, but were knocked down quickly by crews

Water bladders like those tested by the Campbell River Fire Department are used to provide a constant water source in areas without hydrants. 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
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney hopes to avoid an election this summer, but says the NDP are preparing for anything. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

North Island-Powell River MP prefers to avoid an election this summer

Blaney prefers to work in minority government

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney hopes to avoid an election this summer, but says the NDP are preparing for anything. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney says we should use existing skill sets to build environmental economy. Photo supplied

Workers bring skills needed for environmental transition to table — MP

We need to ‘look at how we’re going to work with workers’ — Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney says we should use existing skill sets to build environmental economy. Photo supplied
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney's office has been receiving a number of calls from people in the riding regarding the residential school grave discoveries. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Residential schools showing ‘dark part of our history’ — North Island MP

Non-Indigenous people should take chance to learn from the past — Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney's office has been receiving a number of calls from people in the riding regarding the residential school grave discoveries. 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
Crews reached a fire in downtown Campbell River in under four minutes. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

B.C. Supreme Court sides with Strathcona Regional District in director lawsuit matter

Cortes director sued regional district in 2020 to recoup legal costs from previous lawsuit

Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Mike Coleman serves breakfast as a celebrity server at the Heart And Stroke Foundation’s annual breakfast. (Citizen file)

Longtime Duncan mayor Mike Coleman has died

Being mayor for more than two decades is far from the extent of Coleman’s legacy

Mike Coleman serves breakfast as a celebrity server at the Heart And Stroke Foundation’s annual breakfast. (Citizen file)
The wing of a small plane can be seen sticking up from a wooded area behind homes in the Haydon Place neighbourhood of Mill Bay. The plane crashed Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021. (Jack Wilke photo)

UPDATED: Father and daughter in Mill Bay plane crash recovering

Witness says plane was seen circling before going down in a residential Mill Bay subdivision

The wing of a small plane can be seen sticking up from a wooded area behind homes in the Haydon Place neighbourhood of Mill Bay. The plane crashed Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021. (Jack Wilke photo)
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Cermaq takes legal action against DFO to challenge licence denials

Company ‘disappointed and perplexed’ about decision

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Campbell River’s 2021 Point in Time count found 116 people were experiencing homelessness on the day of the count. File photo

First Campbell River homelessness count in three years sees 43 per cent increase

And First Point in Time count doesn’t reflect all forms of homelessness

Campbell River’s 2021 Point in Time count found 116 people were experiencing homelessness on the day of the count. File photo
A floatplane attempting a landing at Campbell River's Tyee Spit hit a sand bar around 7:15 a.m. June 17. It was towed to the tyee SPit floatplane base for recovery work. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
A floatplane attempting a landing at Campbell River's Tyee Spit hit a sand bar around 7:15 a.m. June 17. It was towed to the tyee SPit floatplane base for recovery work. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
A Photo from Sept. 2020, when First Nations and wild salmon advocates took to the streets in Campbell River to protest against open-pen fish farms in B.C.’s waters. On Dec. 17, federal fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan announced her decision to phase out 19 fish farms from Discovery Islands. Cermaq’s application to extend leases and transfer smolts was denied. (Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)

Discovery Island fish farms not allowed to restock

Transfer of 1.5 million juvenile salmon, licence extension denied

A Photo from Sept. 2020, when First Nations and wild salmon advocates took to the streets in Campbell River to protest against open-pen fish farms in B.C.’s waters. On Dec. 17, federal fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan announced her decision to phase out 19 fish farms from Discovery Islands. Cermaq’s application to extend leases and transfer smolts was denied. (Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)