Quadra Island

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

The great Quadra Island linen heist

Over $1,500 in linens stolen from Quadra Island resort

 

Quadra Island RCMP responded to a car crash on Cortes Island on June 21. File photo

One person dies in Cortes Island car crash

Passenger taken to hospital, in stable condition after June 21 incident

 

LETTERS

Ukraine ambulance fundraiser on Quadra brings in$27,000!

To the people of Campbell River, we wish to thank the businesses…

  • Jun 9, 2022

 

Kate Alexandra and Sarah James have been coming to Quadra Island’s May Day festival since they were kids. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

PHOTOS: May Day festival a quintessentially Quadra Island affair

Event has been celebrated for more than 100 years

Kate Alexandra and Sarah James have been coming to Quadra Island’s May Day festival since they were kids. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
This year’s Quadra Island Studio Tour is paying tribute to the work and legacy of William Van Orden who departed in 2021. Van Orden did molding, casting and painting of the sea creatures of the Pacific Northwest. Photo contributed

The Quadra Island Studio Tour is back

After a two-year break, the artists are preparing to welcome you again…

  • May 25, 2022
This year’s Quadra Island Studio Tour is paying tribute to the work and legacy of William Van Orden who departed in 2021. Van Orden did molding, casting and painting of the sea creatures of the Pacific Northwest. Photo contributed
Paramedics4paramedics is based in Victoria and they have already raised enough to purchase and equip three ambulances, which were delivered to the Ukraine April 21. A fundraising barbecue and yard sale on June 5 at the Coastal Credit Union on Quadra Island will benefit paramedics4paramedics' efforts. Photo courtesy paramedics4paramedics

Barbecue, car-boot and bake sale to raise funds of ambulances for Ukraine

Quadra Island group holding fundraiser for war-torn country June 5

  • May 24, 2022
Paramedics4paramedics is based in Victoria and they have already raised enough to purchase and equip three ambulances, which were delivered to the Ukraine April 21. A fundraising barbecue and yard sale on June 5 at the Coastal Credit Union on Quadra Island will benefit paramedics4paramedics' efforts. Photo courtesy paramedics4paramedics
Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests

We Wai Kai-owned company partners with Mosaic to harvest timber on Quadra Island

Mosaic announces new partnership with First Nation-owned company

Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests
Two projects for Blenkin Memorial Park on Quadra Island are on their way. Photo courtesy Google Streetview

Quadra Island disc golf, bike park supported by Strathcona Regional District

Bike park funding awarded before receiving SRD consent, approved in principle to keep process moving

Two projects for Blenkin Memorial Park on Quadra Island are on their way. Photo courtesy Google Streetview
The Quadra Island Disaster Preparedness Expo will be held at the Quadra Island Community Centre on May 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Quadra Island Disaster Prep. Expo ‘great education and fun for the whole family’

SRD, Quadra Emergency Program, Fire Department sponsoring event in mid May

The Quadra Island Disaster Preparedness Expo will be held at the Quadra Island Community Centre on May 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Nettle and Goat Cheese Galette. Bowl by Ian Williamson. Knife by David MacLean. Photo by Vince Kehn.

The surprisingly tasty nettle is worthy of a favored spot on your spring menu

A Taste of Life on Quadra Island cookbook explains that once cooked, the sting is gone

  • Apr 20, 2022
Nettle and Goat Cheese Galette. Bowl by Ian Williamson. Knife by David MacLean. Photo by Vince Kehn.
The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo

Delayed deployment for Island Class ferries on Campbell River – Quadra route

Powell River Queen ferry will continue to service route until autumn

The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo
LETTERS

This is no time for increassed fossil fuel production

It confounds me that our gas prices have risen so high recently…

  • Mar 30, 2022
LETTERS
MV Tachek needs to undergo repairs. BC Ferries photo

Cortes Island to Quadra Island ferry cancelled for the day

MV Tachek experiencing difficulty with structural integrity of its hull

MV Tachek needs to undergo repairs. BC Ferries photo
The Campbell River ferry terminal will be undergoing some renovations Feb. 21 to March 31, 2022. BC Ferries photo

Equipment replacement taking place at Campbell River ferry terminal

Electrical hardware will be switched out at the terminal between Feb. 21 and March 31

The Campbell River ferry terminal will be undergoing some renovations Feb. 21 to March 31, 2022. BC Ferries photo
Quadra Island supporters with Terratek crew. Submitted photo

Campbell River organizations pitch in for solar power project on Quadra Island

Project will allow students to come up with ways to reduce school’s electrical consumption

Quadra Island supporters with Terratek crew. Submitted photo
The Slocan Ramblers. Photo provided.

Slocan Ramblers coming to Quadra Island March 4

Band promises ‘high-energy performance’ and ‘toe-tapping good time’

The Slocan Ramblers. Photo provided.
The humble beet is featured in several of the recipes in A tase of Life on Quadrda Island and many will be surprised to learn this garden staple was once considered an aphrodisiac. Vince Kehn Photography

The humble blood-red beet is the perfect complement to Valentine’s Day

By Kathryn Manry First of a series The newly released cookbook, A…

  • Feb 9, 2022
The humble beet is featured in several of the recipes in A tase of Life on Quadrda Island and many will be surprised to learn this garden staple was once considered an aphrodisiac. Vince Kehn Photography
Quadra Singers perform at the their 2021 winter concert. Photo courtesy Quadra Singers.
Quadra Singers perform at the their 2021 winter concert. Photo courtesy Quadra Singers.
Spirit of the West Adventures staff spend 12 weeks cleaning up 357 km of local North Discovery Island coastlines. Spirit of the West Adventures photos

Quadra kayak company cleans coastline

Spirit of the West Adventures removed 110,000 pounds of marine debris from Discovery Islands

Spirit of the West Adventures staff spend 12 weeks cleaning up 357 km of local North Discovery Island coastlines. Spirit of the West Adventures photos
Courtesy Quadra Island Foundation

Quadra Island Foundation’s first investment in permanent fund will benefit community long-term

It’s official! Quadra Island Foundation has made its first investment – and…

  • Jan 27, 2022
Courtesy Quadra Island Foundation