Alistair Taylor

Dr. Charmaine Enns, the North Island medical health officer, pleaded for a sense of unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo by Mike Chouinard

COVID-19 pandemic is no time for divisiveness, North Island medical health officer says

Defends Island Health’s handling of the crisis

Dr. Charmaine Enns, the North Island medical health officer, pleaded for a sense of unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo by Mike Chouinard
Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says

Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says

We are too dependent on each other, Dr. Bonnie Henry says

Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says
Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits

Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits

Residents of island off east coast of Vancouver Island concerned about COVID-19 impacts

Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits
Norm Ritchie and Tyler Abbott consult their materials before starting to knock on doors in the south end of Campbell River on Oct. 29, 2019. The Campbell River Search and Rescue members were taking part in a training exercise centred around an emergency evacuation. Filep hoto by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges

Provides list of recommendations so you can come home safe

Norm Ritchie and Tyler Abbott consult their materials before starting to knock on doors in the south end of Campbell River on Oct. 29, 2019. The Campbell River Search and Rescue members were taking part in a training exercise centred around an emergency evacuation. Filep hoto by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
Peter Tomlinson of Coquitlam (left) is shown holding a freshly-caught chinook salmon at Discovery Harbour Marina in Campbell River following an expedition with fishing guide Brant Peniuk (right) on July 16, 2019. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

Controversial Fraser River Chinook sports fishing restrictions back on interim basis

North Island-Powell River MP calls for measures to support sport fishery

Peter Tomlinson of Coquitlam (left) is shown holding a freshly-caught chinook salmon at Discovery Harbour Marina in Campbell River following an expedition with fishing guide Brant Peniuk (right) on July 16, 2019. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

Encounter also led police to a home where 100 guns and explosives were found

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison
Witnesses assist Campbell River woman in danger

Witnesses assist Campbell River woman in danger

The Campbell River RCMP were called to a report of violence in…

Witnesses assist Campbell River woman in danger
One of the vehicles heading off to Tuesday’s rally in Victoria from Campbell River has a message for the provincial government. The rally began with a convoy setting off from Campbell River and stopping in at Parksville and Chemainus to pick up more rally participants. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Convoy of forest industry supporters on its way to Victoria

Rally at the B.C. legislature begins with participants setting off from Campbell River

One of the vehicles heading off to Tuesday’s rally in Victoria from Campbell River has a message for the provincial government. The rally began with a convoy setting off from Campbell River and stopping in at Parksville and Chemainus to pick up more rally participants. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
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Forest convoy snaking its way down the Island today for legislature rally

Industry supporters deliver petition to B.C. government demanding protection for forest communities

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Campbell River resident Connie Greshner will release Borderline Shine: A Memoir on Feb. 15, a book on overcoming complex trauma, addiction and depression. Photo: conniegreshner.com

Traumatized Island author aims to encourage others towards healing

Book launch to be held for Borderline Shine: A memoir

Campbell River resident Connie Greshner will release Borderline Shine: A Memoir on Feb. 15, a book on overcoming complex trauma, addiction and depression. Photo: conniegreshner.com
Campbell River RCMP are warning the public about the increase of counterfeit bills being used in the area. (File photo)

Know how to spot counterfeit bills

Campbell River RCMP concerned obvious phony bills are fooling people

Campbell River RCMP are warning the public about the increase of counterfeit bills being used in the area. (File photo)
Coroner’s Service investigating circumstances of senior’s death in Campbell River

Coroner’s Service investigating circumstances of senior’s death in Campbell River

Body found on beach in Ocean Grove; not deemed a suspicious death

Coroner’s Service investigating circumstances of senior’s death in Campbell River
A picture from the Facebook group “Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island” posted Friday morning by Spencer Graham shows a truck stopped across the Island Highway. Facebook/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island

UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: Island Highway north of Sayward junction now open

Road had been closed after a semi-truck involved in an incident blocked the highway completely

A picture from the Facebook group “Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island” posted Friday morning by Spencer Graham shows a truck stopped across the Island Highway. Facebook/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island
A giant Pacific octopus found refuge in a tiny little rock cave on the reef where it could wait out the return of the tide. The entrance to this crevice is no more than six inches high. Alistair Taylor photo

A Friday the 13th near-full moon brings out Vancouver Island’s midnight walkers

Campbell River’s Willow Point Reef welcomes vistors for nocturnal low tide

A giant Pacific octopus found refuge in a tiny little rock cave on the reef where it could wait out the return of the tide. The entrance to this crevice is no more than six inches high. Alistair Taylor photo
Brown’s Bay Packing Ltd.’s video, This Is Now, shows an image from Tavish Campbells November, 2019 video (left) adjacent to an image of the outfall pipe depicting the outflow as the company says it currently looks. This Is Now/YouTube

Campbell River fish processing company says no blood-red effluent is being emitted from their plant

Brown’s Bay Packing Ltd. was the target of anti-fish farming videos depicting bloody effluent

Brown’s Bay Packing Ltd.’s video, This Is Now, shows an image from Tavish Campbells November, 2019 video (left) adjacent to an image of the outfall pipe depicting the outflow as the company says it currently looks. This Is Now/YouTube
No injuries in Campbell River structure fire

No injuries in Campbell River structure fire

Campbell River Fire Department crews from Stations 1 and 2 attend a…

No injuries in Campbell River structure fire
Column: Samaritans show up on dark, stormy night

Column: Samaritans show up on dark, stormy night

Susan blessed with a classic car and classy neighbours

Column: Samaritans show up on dark, stormy night
Man armed with bear spray robs Campbell River liquor store

Man armed with bear spray robs Campbell River liquor store

Crime Stoppers has released a photo of one of the suspects

Man armed with bear spray robs Campbell River liquor store
The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo
The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo