Alistair Taylor

The Campbell River Gun Club outdoor range is located on Argonaut Road west of Campbell River. CRGC/Facebook photo

Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets

Neighbour says bullets hit caretaker’s RV and shattered a glass panel on his deck

The Campbell River Gun Club outdoor range is located on Argonaut Road west of Campbell River. CRGC/Facebook photo
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Man arrested after firearm pointing incident on Campbell River street

Suspect in custody and facing 16 charges after firearm used in ‘brazen’ manner

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Nootka Sound RCMP and DFO Conservation and Protection Officers seized this 30 foot vessel, fishing gear and equipment as well as Chinook salmon, salmon roe, rock fish and ling cod after an investigation on Sept. 11. A judge in Campbell River on February hit the owner and his accomplices with significant fines, a ban on holding fishing licences and loss of equpment, including the boat’s motor and trolling motor. RCMP photo

Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years

Judge bans three men from fishing or holding a fishing licence anywhere in Canada

Nootka Sound RCMP and DFO Conservation and Protection Officers seized this 30 foot vessel, fishing gear and equipment as well as Chinook salmon, salmon roe, rock fish and ling cod after an investigation on Sept. 11. A judge in Campbell River on February hit the owner and his accomplices with significant fines, a ban on holding fishing licences and loss of equpment, including the boat’s motor and trolling motor. RCMP photo
Berwick by the Sea resident Hilda Shilliday, 91, is ready to participate in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ Stride to turn the Tide fundraising event that runs April 11-25. Register on the event website for a fee of $20 which goes to support the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s work in Africa, then do any kind of exercise, log the time, distance or whatever and be eligible for a prize package. Photo contributed

91-year-old Vancouver Islander ready to Stride to Turn the Tide

Campbell River’s Hilda Shilliday encourages everyone to support African grandmothers

Berwick by the Sea resident Hilda Shilliday, 91, is ready to participate in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ Stride to turn the Tide fundraising event that runs April 11-25. Register on the event website for a fee of $20 which goes to support the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s work in Africa, then do any kind of exercise, log the time, distance or whatever and be eligible for a prize package. Photo contributed
The inside of the Campbell River Community Centre gymnasium has been marked off in order to facilitate the public flowing through the clinic as they receive their COVID-19 vaccination. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell river Mirror

Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health

Immunization plan comes with built-in options for any unused vaccines at the end of the day

The inside of the Campbell River Community Centre gymnasium has been marked off in order to facilitate the public flowing through the clinic as they receive their COVID-19 vaccination. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell river Mirror
Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18. Photo submitted

Lawyer: Large-scale transfer of Crown land to First Nations will shock B.C.’s system

Jack Woodward says the next generation will see large chunks of B.C. move to Indigenous ownership

Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18. Photo submitted
A still image captured from Benji Bridle’s video Get Reel which won Best Screenplay from the 2021 Vancouver Island Youth Film Festival. Benji Bridle – Get Reel

Get Reel: Island student’s video tribute to fly-fishing earns filmmaking award

Campbell River’s Benjamin Bridle celebrates his school district’s unique fishing program

A still image captured from Benji Bridle’s video Get Reel which won Best Screenplay from the 2021 Vancouver Island Youth Film Festival. Benji Bridle – Get Reel
Police execute a search warrant at a Thulin St. address after a suspected case of vigilante justice. RCMP photo

Police say man beaten in his own home in apparent case of vigilante justice

RCMP warn against taking law into your own hands after stolen property recovered, four men charged

Police execute a search warrant at a Thulin St. address after a suspected case of vigilante justice. RCMP photo
The Campbell River RCMP Street Crimes Unit seized drugs, cash, and weapons during an arrest on March 12, 2021. RCMP photo

Cocaine, cash and weapons seized in Campbell River drug bust

A 37-year-old man was arrested after a brief investigation

The Campbell River RCMP Street Crimes Unit seized drugs, cash, and weapons during an arrest on March 12, 2021. RCMP photo
A paintball “war” held at Miller Creek Recreation Site and recent vandalism at the popular campground has prompted a call for people to be more respectful of a public facility. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

‘Battle of Miller Creek’ leaves paint ball mess strewn all over Island rec site

Paint splatters, thousands of paint balls strewn throughout popular Campbell River area campsite

A paintball “war” held at Miller Creek Recreation Site and recent vandalism at the popular campground has prompted a call for people to be more respectful of a public facility. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Heather Kitsul, registered nurse, prepares vaccine doses Friday morning at the immunization clinic at the Beban Park social centre. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Vancouver Island clinics prepare for mass immunizations to start

A sneak peek inside as appointments for seniors 85-plus start next week

Heather Kitsul, registered nurse, prepares vaccine doses Friday morning at the immunization clinic at the Beban Park social centre. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted

COVID-19 exposure reported at North Island College’s Campbell River campus

Exposure occurred between March 2 and March 3

North Island College has placed signage and floor markings across campuses to show what physical distancing requirements need to be followed this year. Photo submitted
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Campbell River automobile dealership reports positive COVID test result

Temporary closure for sterilizing process

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Lone orca from a pod that made its way north from Georgia Strait and into Discovery Passage on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Ella Smiley/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Comoxvalleywildlifesightings/?ref=page_internal" target="_blank">Comox Valley Wildlife Sightings </a>

Island wildlife viewers thrilled by close view of passing Orca pod

Group gives wildlife photographers a classic opportunity to view them off Campbell River shoreline

Lone orca from a pod that made its way north from Georgia Strait and into Discovery Passage on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Ella Smiley/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Comoxvalleywildlifesightings/?ref=page_internal" target="_blank">Comox Valley Wildlife Sightings </a>
RCMP

No one hurt as shots fired during family dispute at rural Campbell River property

Suspect taken into custody as firearms-related charges considered

RCMP
Campbell River RCMP media liaison officer Const. Maury Tyre takes a spill twice during snowy conditions around Campbell River this past weekend. Thankfully, Tyre reports, Campbell River drivers stayed home, for the most part, and avoided causing any “spills” on the city’s roads. Campbell River RCMP photo

Campbell River crime falls during cold spell, as does officer

‘Torrid pace’ of Campbell River criminal activity eases off

Campbell River RCMP media liaison officer Const. Maury Tyre takes a spill twice during snowy conditions around Campbell River this past weekend. Thankfully, Tyre reports, Campbell River drivers stayed home, for the most part, and avoided causing any “spills” on the city’s roads. Campbell River RCMP photo
COVID

Real Canadian Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Company reports result in regular update

COVID
(Black Press file photo)

Island Mountie suffers carbon monoxide poisoning in rescue attempt

Recovering after helping remove person from exhaust-filled garage

(Black Press file photo)
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Last year was Campbell River RCMP’s busiest in a decade; 2021 starting off even busier

Mental health files are among the categories on the rise, demanding RCMP resources

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
A newer model white compact car driven by man with five times the legal blood alcohol limit crashed into the front of Adam's Tarp and Tool on Jan. 9, 2021. Photo courtesy Adam's Tarp and Tool

VIDEO: Police say driver who crashed into Island business blew five times the legal limit

Criminal charges possible in Campbell River Adam’s Tarp and Tool crash

A newer model white compact car driven by man with five times the legal blood alcohol limit crashed into the front of Adam's Tarp and Tool on Jan. 9, 2021. Photo courtesy Adam's Tarp and Tool