Alistair Taylor

A pickup truck was involved in an incident 9:30 p.m. Nov. 30. A witness who took the photo says the truck left the roadway, knocked over a fire hydrant before hitting a parked van and coming to rest in a yard. Photo by Michael Hack

VIDEO: Island pick-up truck takes out numerous vehicles, fire hydrant and hits house

Investigation underway after incident on the side of Campbell River street

A pickup truck was involved in an incident 9:30 p.m. Nov. 30. A witness who took the photo says the truck left the roadway, knocked over a fire hydrant before hitting a parked van and coming to rest in a yard. Photo by Michael Hack
The Carihi Fly Fishing Club is touted as an example of incorporating the outdoors into the education curriculum in SD72. Photo submitted.

Vancouver Island educators embrace outdoor education and learning outdoors

SD72 schools taking students outside to learn what is normally taught in an indoor classroom

The Carihi Fly Fishing Club is touted as an example of incorporating the outdoors into the education curriculum in SD72. Photo submitted.
RCMP

Campbell River night spot fined twice for COVID-19 violations

RCMP and health authorities had concerns raised to them regarding the local establishment’s actions

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(Black Press Media files)

Island school trustees calls for priority vaccinations for school workers

Teachers and school employees’ sacrifices in the battle against COVID-19 ignored: Campbell River

(Black Press Media files)
Campbell River Storm forward Jory Swanson is given a rough ride into the Comox Valley Glacier Kings’ bench during a match last season at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The league’s North Division has suspended play for a week due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Nanaimo school system. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIJHL suspends weekend North Division play due to COVID outbreak in Nanaimo school system

No players are infected; move taken out of ‘an abundance of caution’

Campbell River Storm forward Jory Swanson is given a rough ride into the Comox Valley Glacier Kings’ bench during a match last season at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The league’s North Division has suspended play for a week due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Nanaimo school system. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
This Kestrel Ridge home in Kelowna is one of the prize homes in the B.C. Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery. A Campbell River couple won the grand prize and gets a choice of this home or one of six others or cash. Dream Lottery website

Campbell River couple wins dream home lottery

Lamberts can choose from eight packages, or take $2.2 million

This Kestrel Ridge home in Kelowna is one of the prize homes in the B.C. Children’s Hospital Dream Lottery. A Campbell River couple won the grand prize and gets a choice of this home or one of six others or cash. Dream Lottery website
BC Ferries’ third Island Class vessel launches at Damen Shipyard in Romania on Oct. 28, 2020. Photo courtesy BC Ferries

VIDEO: First of two new ferries slated for Quadra Island run launched in Romania

Vessel will travel to Victoria next summer and begin service in 2022

BC Ferries’ third Island Class vessel launches at Damen Shipyard in Romania on Oct. 28, 2020. Photo courtesy BC Ferries
North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic

Babchuk declared winner in North Island

Nearly three-quarters of votes counted and mail-in ballots still to come

North Island Votes. Campbell River Mirror graphic
RCMP

Police appeal to ‘sense of right and wrong’ in fatal Campbell River assault

RCMP know of witnesses to Oct. 15 attack; want them to come forward

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Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

RCMP investigating trailer fire at Campbell River homeless camp

No one injured as a result of the fire

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
NDP leader John Horgan announces measures to protect and revitalize B.C.’s wild salmon at the Museum at Campbell River on Sunday, Oct. 18. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Liberal and NDP leaders’ election tours swing through North Island

Wilkinson holds forestry rally and Horgan talks wild salmon

NDP leader John Horgan announces measures to protect and revitalize B.C.’s wild salmon at the Museum at Campbell River on Sunday, Oct. 18. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
One of the vehicles that participated in a rally in Victoria earlier this year from Campbell River that had a message for the provincial government about the importance of forestry to the community. Mirror file photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s three economic pillars at risk from a lack of awareness of their importance: report

Independent task force urges support for forestry, aquaculture and tourism

One of the vehicles that participated in a rally in Victoria earlier this year from Campbell River that had a message for the provincial government about the importance of forestry to the community. Mirror file photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Composite image of two suspects RCMP are seeking with regards to a business being graffiti’ed on the South Island Highway on Aug. 10. Images courtesy RCMP

RCMP request public assistance in locating two people in connection with graffiti incident

Police release photos of pair who appear to be in their late teens

Composite image of two suspects RCMP are seeking with regards to a business being graffiti’ed on the South Island Highway on Aug. 10. Images courtesy RCMP
BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo

Facey embarks on election campaign for BC Liberals

Five-year, around-the-world sailing voyage prepares him for the stormy seas of politics

BC Liberal candidate Norm Facey sailed around the world for five years. Facebook photo
B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

Man became aggressive and was arrested following an interaction with police in July

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious
BC Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson addresses the media in Campbell River on Sept. 29, 2020. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

NDP solution to homelessness is to ‘warehouse’ people: BC Liberal leader

Andrew Wilkinson made a campaign stop in Campbell River and was asked about homelessness

BC Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson addresses the media in Campbell River on Sept. 29, 2020. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Michele Babchuk is the NDP candidate for the North Island. Photo contributed

North Island NDP candidate Babchuk a fixture in area politics since 2005

School trustee, city councillor and regional district chair sets sights on being North Island MLA

Michele Babchuk is the NDP candidate for the North Island. Photo contributed
People bear-sprayed in Campbell River

People bear-sprayed in Campbell River

Police make arrest following Sept. 24 incident, say it may have been connected to others

People bear-sprayed in Campbell River
Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic

Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic

Awesome, I thought, when the pandemic hit, I’ll learn some new skills.

Out on a Limb: What I learned from living through a pandemic
Michele Babchuk, centre (seen during the last civic election debate), has been nominated by the NDP to run for the North Island riding and replace outgoing MLA and Transportation Minister, Claire Trevena, in the Oct. 24 election. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror

Babchuk nominated as NDP candidate

Seeks to replace outgoing MLA Claire Trevena

Michele Babchuk, centre (seen during the last civic election debate), has been nominated by the NDP to run for the North Island riding and replace outgoing MLA and Transportation Minister, Claire Trevena, in the Oct. 24 election. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror