Sayward

Brent Fedirchuk, right, receives the 2016 Wayne Demoskoff Volunteer of the Year award from sponsor Peter Mugleston of the Best Western Barclay Plus Hotel at the Funtastic Alberni/ Okee Dokee Slopitch tournament. (PHOTO COURTESY FUNTASTIC ALBERNI)

Vancouver Island helicopter pilot mourned after fatal crash

Brent Fedirchuk, from Port Alberni, died April 6 in a helicopter crash north of Sayward

 

Sayward is 74 km north of Campbell River. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Pilot dies in helicopter crash north of Sayward

Investigators deployed following ‘collision with terrain of a helicopter’ — TSB

 

Cast and crew of Honeycomb on-set in a field on Cortes Island. Submitted photo

Girl-cult movie shot on Cortes Island features in Slamdance Film Festival

Carihi Secondary grad Avalon Fast trying to make name in horror circles

 

A recent road rescue has pointed to the need for more Sayward Fire Department volunteers. Photo, Screenshot

Sayward firefighter loses house to fire just days before Christmas

GoFundMe page set up to help family cover any costs arising out of the tragedy

A recent road rescue has pointed to the need for more Sayward Fire Department volunteers. Photo, Screenshot
Jesse Barnes plays the drums from a logging road near Kelsey Bay, backed by Hardwicke Island and Yorke Island. Photo courtesy Jesse Barnes.

Sayward Valley musician rocks out on drums from rocky heights

Jesse Barnes plays while surrounded by splendor in north Vancouver Island and records for Youtube

Jesse Barnes plays the drums from a logging road near Kelsey Bay, backed by Hardwicke Island and Yorke Island. Photo courtesy Jesse Barnes.
Coast Guard are attending to the sinking vessel. Photo by Wayne Jacob

Fishing boat taking on water in Johnstone Strait

Single occupant of vessel near Humpback Bay and Bear Point has been transferred to another boat

Coast Guard are attending to the sinking vessel. Photo by Wayne Jacob
The Sayward Clean-Up-Day is scheduled for July 17 and 18, for residents to dispose household items too large for regular curbside collection. (Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror)

Clean Up Day to be held July 17 and 18 in Sayward

Habitat for Humanity will accept donations of household items

The Sayward Clean-Up-Day is scheduled for July 17 and 18, for residents to dispose household items too large for regular curbside collection. (Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror)
The new flood map takes into account historical data and future trends. Photo supplied by Strathcona Regional District

New floodplain data ready for Salmon and White Rivers

SRD to present data to Sayward at virtual meeting

The new flood map takes into account historical data and future trends. Photo supplied by Strathcona Regional District
Sayward Clean Up Day is scheduled for April 17 and 18. Black Press file photo

Sayward holding clean up day April 17 and 18

Household waste and recycling accepted at event

Sayward Clean Up Day is scheduled for April 17 and 18. Black Press file photo
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)
A small earthquake was felt in Sayward on Feb. 17. Photo courtesy Earthquakes Canada

Small earthquake felt in Sayward

Reports of ‘weak shaking’ in area

A small earthquake was felt in Sayward on Feb. 17. Photo courtesy Earthquakes Canada
Everett Bumstead (centre) and his crew share a picture from a tree planting location in Sayward on Vancouver Island from when they were filming for ‘One Million Trees’ last year. Photo courtesy, Everett Bumstead.

The tree planting life on Vancouver Island features in new documentary

Everett Bumstead brings forth the technicalities, psychology and politics of the tree planting industry in his movie

Everett Bumstead (centre) and his crew share a picture from a tree planting location in Sayward on Vancouver Island from when they were filming for ‘One Million Trees’ last year. Photo courtesy, Everett Bumstead.
Bad weather 2019 and governance vacuum in 2020 delayed the project and added extra cost to the budget. (Mirror file photo)

New cost of Sayward dam project almost $1.2 million

Costs have increased by another $208,513 after previous cost increases in 2019 and 2020

Bad weather 2019 and governance vacuum in 2020 delayed the project and added extra cost to the budget. (Mirror file photo)
(Village of Sayward)

‘The council needs to work together as adults’: Sayward’s mayor-elect

The new mayor-elect also said that projects that were put on hold will addressed soon

(Village of Sayward)
(Village of Sayward)

Sayward elects new mayor and two council members

New mayor-elect Mark Baker and council members will be sworn in on Dec. 1.

(Village of Sayward)
Robert Johnston-Harper (extreme left) with his siblings. The 13-year-old will get a prosthetic eye after a recent injury led to the removal of his eye. His grandmother Laura Johnston has set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for her “miracle” grandchild who has been fighting medical conditions since birth. (Submitted photo)

A Vancouver Island grandmother is raising funds for grandson’s prosthetic eye

An injury led to the removal of 13-year-old Robert Johnston-Harper’s left eye

Robert Johnston-Harper (extreme left) with his siblings. The 13-year-old will get a prosthetic eye after a recent injury led to the removal of his eye. His grandmother Laura Johnston has set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for her “miracle” grandchild who has been fighting medical conditions since birth. (Submitted photo)
This is the highest resolution photo of Jennifer Renaas available at this time. She was last seen at the Sayward Co-Op gas station and police are looking for information on her whereabouts. Photo submitted

Missing woman found in Sayward

RCMP thank public for help in finding woman

This is the highest resolution photo of Jennifer Renaas available at this time. She was last seen at the Sayward Co-Op gas station and police are looking for information on her whereabouts. Photo submitted
(Village of Sayward)

Sayward all candidates meeting cancelled ahead of Nov.21 byelection

Four out of five candidates declined to attend, citing vulnerability to COVID-19

(Village of Sayward)
The Sayward fire department posted a picture of the clubhouse on the golf course in Sayward that caught fire and burned down during the early hours of Monday morning. (Sayward Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)

An accidental fire burns down building on Sayward’s golf course

The fire broke out during the early hours of Monday morning said the RCMP

The Sayward fire department posted a picture of the clubhouse on the golf course in Sayward that caught fire and burned down during the early hours of Monday morning. (Sayward Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)
In a statement, BC RCMP’s media relations officer Cpl.Chris Manseau said that even an amount as small as grain of sand could be fatal. (File photo)

Sayward RCMP alerts residents after highly toxic opioid carfentanil found in community

The opioid’s toxicity levels is 100 times more than that of fentanyl

In a statement, BC RCMP’s media relations officer Cpl.Chris Manseau said that even an amount as small as grain of sand could be fatal. (File photo)