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The remains of two elk were dumped on the side of Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Highway 19 and south of Quinsam Crossing at a popular spot for dumping processed carcasses and other garbage. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Elk remains dumped at side of logging road near Campbell River

Location is commonly used to dump trash and animal remains

The remains of two elk were dumped on the side of Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Highway 19 and south of Quinsam Crossing at a popular spot for dumping processed carcasses and other garbage. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Firefighters extinguished a fire at Miki’s Sesame Sushi restaurant around 10 p.m. in downtown Campbell River Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River sushi restaurant hit by fire Sunday night

Fire contained to second floor of downtown building

Firefighters extinguished a fire at Miki’s Sesame Sushi restaurant around 10 p.m. in downtown Campbell River Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
VIDEO: Drug houses are a plague on the community – RCMP

VIDEO: Drug houses are a plague on the community – RCMP

Media relations officer posts video calling for public help with “Crack Shacks”

VIDEO: Drug houses are a plague on the community – RCMP
Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Campbell River RCMP were called to a report of a man being…

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River
Campbell River noisy party complaint results in recovery of stolen property

Campbell River noisy party complaint results in recovery of stolen property

Drugs, motorbikes, sports memorabilia and cash recovered

Campbell River noisy party complaint results in recovery of stolen property
Campbell River’s Rod Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Golf Classic has raised nearly $2 million for cystic fibrosis research. From left: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Kim Wood, Rod Brind’Amour and, in front, Charlie Wood. Photo contributed

NHL coach inspired by Campbell Riverite’s lifelong struggle with cystic fibrosis

Rod Brind’Amour and Kim Wood’s special relationship highlighted before Stanely Cup broadcast

Campbell River’s Rod Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Golf Classic has raised nearly $2 million for cystic fibrosis research. From left: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Kim Wood, Rod Brind’Amour and, in front, Charlie Wood. Photo contributed
Kendrah Paul won $100,00 in the Beach Body Challenge prize after losing over 140 pounds in two years. To win the challenge, she needed people to cast votes on the Beach Body Challenge website (BeachbodyChallenge.com). Photo submitted

Vancouver Island woman wins $100,000 weight-loss challenge

Campbell River’s Kendrah Paul lost 140 pounds

Kendrah Paul won $100,00 in the Beach Body Challenge prize after losing over 140 pounds in two years. To win the challenge, she needed people to cast votes on the Beach Body Challenge website (BeachbodyChallenge.com). Photo submitted
A naloxone kit . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Vancouver Island police have advice for drug users

RCMP officers often the frontline of overdose prevention

A naloxone kit . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
BC Housing has bought the property at 580 Dogwood St. for the construction of supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Campbell River. Residents of the adjoining neighbourhood have started a petition opposing the project. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Opposition to Campbell River supportive housing plan gathering momentum

Neighbours of proposed site circulating petition, concerned about project’s impact

BC Housing has bought the property at 580 Dogwood St. for the construction of supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Campbell River. Residents of the adjoining neighbourhood have started a petition opposing the project. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP are seeing treatment of drivers with American licence plates that borders on criminal harassment. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

Vancouver Island police say treatment of U.S. licence plate holders bordering harassment

Campbell River RCMP channel Dr. Bonnie Henry when dealing with American plates: Be calm, be kind

Campbell River RCMP are seeing treatment of drivers with American licence plates that borders on criminal harassment. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
Heavy equipment working in the Campbell River during Chinook spawning gravel placement in August, 2019. The project will return Aug. 4-15, 2020. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror

Chinook salmon habitat enhancement returns to the Campbell River

Volunteer project will support up to 170 pairs of returning spawners

Heavy equipment working in the Campbell River during Chinook spawning gravel placement in August, 2019. The project will return Aug. 4-15, 2020. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror
Lisa Nielsen of Cumberland encountered this cougar at the south end of Buttle Lake after a backcountry camping trip to Bedwell Lake, Big Interior Mountain and Septimus Mountain in Strathcona Park with her boyfriend Caleb Overbye. Photo by Lisa Nielsen

VIDEO: Strathcona Park cougar sighting caps off gruelling trip for backpacking duo

Animal startled while drinking out of Buttle Lake

Lisa Nielsen of Cumberland encountered this cougar at the south end of Buttle Lake after a backcountry camping trip to Bedwell Lake, Big Interior Mountain and Septimus Mountain in Strathcona Park with her boyfriend Caleb Overbye. Photo by Lisa Nielsen
Dr. Aref Tabarsi, a general pathologist at the North Island Hospital Campbell River Hospital Medical Laboratory, speaks in front of about 200 people at a Town Hall event at the Sportsplex in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 9, 2020.

North Island healthcare advocates demand inquiry into awarding of Campbell River Hospital lab contract

An organization of North Island health care advocates demand an independent investigation…

Dr. Aref Tabarsi, a general pathologist at the North Island Hospital Campbell River Hospital Medical Laboratory, speaks in front of about 200 people at a Town Hall event at the Sportsplex in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 9, 2020.
RCMP disarm man experiencing mental health crisis in Campbell River

RCMP disarm man experiencing mental health crisis in Campbell River

Man pulled a knife on officers and then held it to his own throat expressing a desire to die

RCMP disarm man experiencing mental health crisis in Campbell River
The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Restaurant to be converted into housing for people experiencing homelessness

BC Housing buys popular Campbell River eatery for $985,000 to serve as bridge housing

The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror
A MOWI Canada West broodstock fish farm is located at Shaw Point on Johnstone Strait, northwest of Campbell River, B.C. Google Maps

Two Island First Nations call for fish farm removal from their territory

Two Campbell River-area First Nations are calling for the removal of a…

A MOWI Canada West broodstock fish farm is located at Shaw Point on Johnstone Strait, northwest of Campbell River, B.C. Google Maps
Domestic assault suspect apprehended by Campbell River RCMP

Domestic assault suspect apprehended by Campbell River RCMP

The suspect from a domestic violence incident reported on June 9, was…

Domestic assault suspect apprehended by Campbell River RCMP
Vancouver Island school district apologizes for 2010 blackface incident

Vancouver Island school district apologizes for 2010 blackface incident

Teachers wrong to wear racialized Halloween costumes, school superintendent acknowledges

Vancouver Island school district apologizes for 2010 blackface incident
Campbell River RCMP search for domestic violence suspect

Campbell River RCMP search for domestic violence suspect

Roadblocks and vehicle stoppages employed, but suspect escapes

Campbell River RCMP search for domestic violence suspect
Campbell River RCMP issue statement in support of a peaceful rally and against racism

Campbell River RCMP issue statement in support of a peaceful rally and against racism

June 6 Campbell River rally one of many happening on the Island

Campbell River RCMP issue statement in support of a peaceful rally and against racism