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The Powell River Queen is not running today (June 2) due to a mechanical issue. Photo by Scott Arkell/BC Ferries

No ferry between Quadra and Campbell River June 2

Powell River Queen suffering mechanical problems; water taxi will transport passengers

The Powell River Queen is not running today (June 2) due to a mechanical issue. Photo by Scott Arkell/BC Ferries
From left: Rodney Scheck, Brian Devlin and Caroline Scheck pose for a picture at the May 15 wedding at Discovery Harbour Seniors Community. Photo contributed

Bride thankful ailing stepdad was able to walk her down the aisle

Ceremony held amidst pandemic in order to fulfill bride’s wish to have stepdad give her away

From left: Rodney Scheck, Brian Devlin and Caroline Scheck pose for a picture at the May 15 wedding at Discovery Harbour Seniors Community. Photo contributed
Province pays $4.08 million for hotel to house fire victims

Province pays $4.08 million for hotel to house fire victims

Purchase will provide 41 units of affordable rental housing for those displaced by the fire.

Province pays $4.08 million for hotel to house fire victims
Work begins on clearing an empty lot on Homewood Road to be used as a campsite for up to 25 socially-distanced tents to accommodate people dealing with homelessness in Campbell River. The plan, however, has been cancelled, the city announced May 26 one day after the clearing began. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Island city cancels plan for homeless camp; exploring alternative option

The plan heard strong objection from neighbouring residents and businesses

Work begins on clearing an empty lot on Homewood Road to be used as a campsite for up to 25 socially-distanced tents to accommodate people dealing with homelessness in Campbell River. The plan, however, has been cancelled, the city announced May 26 one day after the clearing began. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP are looking for whoever dumped this household and building trash in the driveway of a patio home at 595 Evergreen Road and Dogwood Street on Thursday, May 14. Campbell River Crime Stoppers photo

Building trash dumped on Campbell River driveway

Perpetrator in black and white truck then fled the patio home scene

Campbell River RCMP are looking for whoever dumped this household and building trash in the driveway of a patio home at 595 Evergreen Road and Dogwood Street on Thursday, May 14. Campbell River Crime Stoppers photo
The Coast Guard vessel Cape Palmerston towed a small sailboat that had been swamped just outside Heriot Bay into dock on May 19. Photo by Wayne Jacob
The Coast Guard vessel Cape Palmerston towed a small sailboat that had been swamped just outside Heriot Bay into dock on May 19. Photo by Wayne Jacob
Side-by-side comparison of a BB gun and a 9 mm. Can you tell the difference? The Smith and Wesson 9 mm is on the left. Campbell River RCMP photo

Police swoop down on man who couldn’t wait to get home to admire his new BB gun

Opened it in his car in store parking lot but it looked too real

Side-by-side comparison of a BB gun and a 9 mm. Can you tell the difference? The Smith and Wesson 9 mm is on the left. Campbell River RCMP photo
Campbell River mayor Andy Adams dressed up like a lumberjack for a video released by city council encouraging the community to stay strong and keep up the fight against COVID-19 just like iconic downtown carving Logger Mike. City of Campbell River video screen grab/YouTube

Campbell River councillors make like their favourite lumberjack to deliver “Stay Strong” message

“Be Like Logger Mike – Stay Strong, Campbell River”

Campbell River mayor Andy Adams dressed up like a lumberjack for a video released by city council encouraging the community to stay strong and keep up the fight against COVID-19 just like iconic downtown carving Logger Mike. City of Campbell River video screen grab/YouTube
Alcohol and drugs involved in 41 per cent of Campbell River domestic violence

Alcohol and drugs involved in 41 per cent of Campbell River domestic violence

Campbell River RCMP issue April’s domestic violence report

Alcohol and drugs involved in 41 per cent of Campbell River domestic violence
Island couple’s medical mask/ear saver bands in high demand

Island couple’s medical mask/ear saver bands in high demand

Emily and Nathan Hollenberg relieve medical staff from the strain of the masks on their ears

Island couple’s medical mask/ear saver bands in high demand
Campbell River fire victims’ emergency accommodations extended to May 31

Campbell River fire victims’ emergency accommodations extended to May 31

BC Housing covers cost of staying in downtown hotel to give more time to find permanent housing

Campbell River fire victims’ emergency accommodations extended to May 31
Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event during the Heavy Games at the Campbell River Highland Gathering on Aug. 11, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s 2020 Salmonfest and Logger Sports Competitions and Highland Gathering cancelled

The 2020 Campbell River Salmonfest and Logger Sports Competitions and Highland Gathering…

Alex McAra competes in the keg toss for height event during the Heavy Games at the Campbell River Highland Gathering on Aug. 11, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
James Woloschuk’s 2000 Honda Civic two-door coupe was discovered on April 12 in Nunns Creek Park sitting on the ground after its wheels were taken by thieves April 8. Photo by James Woloschuk

Prized car trashed for its rims as owner worked emergency shift at grocery store

James Woloschuk’s classic automobile stolen while he stocked shelves after power outage

James Woloschuk’s 2000 Honda Civic two-door coupe was discovered on April 12 in Nunns Creek Park sitting on the ground after its wheels were taken by thieves April 8. Photo by James Woloschuk
Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out

Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out

Village of Tahsis Council is urging all persons considering a trip to…

Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out
A local grocery store clerk is missing his green 2000 Honda Civic two-door coupe with purple mag wheels after it was taken from the Thrifty Foods parking lot on Ironwood Street on April 8. If anyone sees the vehicle or may have information regarding its whereabouts, contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221. Photo contributed

Campbell River grocery worker’s car stolen while he works

2000 Honda Civic 2 door coupe with purple mag wheels taken

A local grocery store clerk is missing his green 2000 Honda Civic two-door coupe with purple mag wheels after it was taken from the Thrifty Foods parking lot on Ironwood Street on April 8. If anyone sees the vehicle or may have information regarding its whereabouts, contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221. Photo contributed
Aaron Dobie of InReach Online Physio Services demonstrates a telerehab session from the physioherapist’s side. Photo contributed.

Vancouver Island physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19

Virtual platform allowing patient to stay in touch with their physiotherapist and on top of their rehab

Aaron Dobie of InReach Online Physio Services demonstrates a telerehab session from the physioherapist’s side. Photo contributed.
Roadside message of gratitude erected

Roadside message of gratitude erected

Dreamcatcher says thank you in Campbell River

Roadside message of gratitude erected
Search for missing Island man comes to sad conclusion

Search for missing Island man comes to sad conclusion

Campbell River’s Bernard Eberlein was last seen March 27,

Search for missing Island man comes to sad conclusion
A case of COVID-19 at Berwick-by-the-Sea seniors residence in Campbell River has been confirmed. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Cambpell River Mirror

Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed

Berwick by the Sea, Island Health taking necessary steps to protect residents, staff and community

A case of COVID-19 at Berwick-by-the-Sea seniors residence in Campbell River has been confirmed. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Cambpell River Mirror
Men In Kilts franchise owner Chris Strong bags some groceries that he bought for a Campbell River senior citizen as part of his company’s effort to help people who find it difficult to get out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy Chris Strong/Men In Kilts

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

Men In Kilts franchise owner Chris Strong bags some groceries that he bought for a Campbell River senior citizen as part of his company’s effort to help people who find it difficult to get out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy Chris Strong/Men In Kilts