Alistair Taylor

Residents escape fire in Campbell River mobile home

Residents escape fire in Campbell River mobile home

Four affected, home didn’t have a smoke detector

Residents escape fire in Campbell River mobile home
During a dive this year at a Brown’s Bay Packing Co. effluent plant north of Campbell River, Tavish Campbell sends a message that B.C. fish farms are still contaminating wild salmon with piscine orthreovirus. Tavish Campbell photo

Island fish processing plant still discharges contaminated effluent, activist says

But company says testing and monitoring shows it has no measurable impact on the environment

During a dive this year at a Brown’s Bay Packing Co. effluent plant north of Campbell River, Tavish Campbell sends a message that B.C. fish farms are still contaminating wild salmon with piscine orthreovirus. Tavish Campbell photo
Counterfeit US$100 bills circulating in Campbell River
Counterfeit US$100 bills circulating in Campbell River
“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman

First Nations feel shut out in barge grounding off Quadra Island

Wei Wai Kum First Nation in Campbell River disappointed with Nana Provider handling

“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman
Family, friends and supporters gathered for a candlelight vigil and birthday celebration Wednesday for Kelly Mcleod. The Campbell River man has been missing since early October and Nov. 13 is his 52nd birthday. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Family, friends and supporters gathered for a candlelight vigil and birthday celebration Wednesday for Kelly Mcleod. The Campbell River man has been missing since early October and Nov. 13 is his 52nd birthday. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Vancouver Island substitute teacher said he wanted a student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip

Vancouver Island substitute teacher said he wanted a student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip

Campbell River teacher-on-call suspended three weeks for November 2018 incident

Vancouver Island substitute teacher said he wanted a student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip
One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Three-phase investigation into September’s fatal helicopter crash underway

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) investigation into the fatal helicopter crash at…

One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Vancouver Island Paralympic official receives international award

Vancouver Island Paralympic official receives international award

Black Creek’s Len Apendaile named Best Official for his work with biathlon, cross-country skiing

Vancouver Island Paralympic official receives international award
Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested

Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested

Victim was able to identify assailant to police

Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested
A bucket of chanterelle mushrooms, a wild variety picked commercially. Sandy Mcruer photo

Missing mushroom picker found dead near Campbell River

A mushroom picker reported missing in the Campbell River area on Oct.…

A bucket of chanterelle mushrooms, a wild variety picked commercially. Sandy Mcruer photo
Green Party leader Elizabeth May (centre) and North Island-Powell River Green candidate Mark de Bruijn (behind her) chat with supporters outside Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre Thursday morning. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Green Party leader Elizabeth May rolls through Vancouver Island to boost party stronghold

Mocks media, evokes Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and promises change

Green Party leader Elizabeth May (centre) and North Island-Powell River Green candidate Mark de Bruijn (behind her) chat with supporters outside Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre Thursday morning. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
RCMP are conducting an investigation into a report of shots fired followed by the discovery of a deceased male in the Vermont Drive area of south Campbell River.

Report of gunshots leads to discovery of man’s body in Campbell River

Police conduct investigation in the south end of Campbell River

RCMP are conducting an investigation into a report of shots fired followed by the discovery of a deceased male in the Vermont Drive area of south Campbell River.
A black bear shows keen interest in two bike riders approaching on their bicycles on McPhedran Road in Campbell River on Monday. Image taken from video shot by Matthew Epp.

VIDEO: Bear spies on cyclists riding by on Campbell River street

Riders seem unaware the bruin is mere feet away on the side of the road

A black bear shows keen interest in two bike riders approaching on their bicycles on McPhedran Road in Campbell River on Monday. Image taken from video shot by Matthew Epp.
Fire calls climbing in Campbell River, bucking national trend

Fire calls climbing in Campbell River, bucking national trend

Officials preach prevention strategies as structure fires up 28 per cent this year

Fire calls climbing in Campbell River, bucking national trend
This year’s run of pink salmon is more than four times that of last year, according to Ed Walls, Watershed Enhancement Manager for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Quinsam River Hatchery. File photo

Campbell River pink salmon run four times that of last year

Fingers crossed for Chinook and coho runs

This year’s run of pink salmon is more than four times that of last year, according to Ed Walls, Watershed Enhancement Manager for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Quinsam River Hatchery. File photo
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter

NDP will tackle ‘housing crisis’ with affordable housing and up to $5,000 in rental support

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s campaign touches down on Vancouver Island

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter
One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

One dead in Campbell River helicopter crash

Helicopter crashes at Tyee Spit near the city’s downtown

One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

One dead in Campbell River helicopter crash

VIDEO UPDATE: Witness – ‘The sound was not right’

One person was killed in a helicopter crash at the Tyee Spit in Campbell River Sept. 24. The fuselage of the helicopter came down close to a carving shed on the Wei Wai Kum First Nation reserve causing it to catch fire as well. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Sgt. Mike Newton of the BC Conservation Officer Service removes a gerry can plastic cap from the ankle of a black tailed deer Thursday. BC Conservation Officer Service photo

Deer freed in Courtenay after leg gets stuck in jerry can cap

Animal tranquilized to allow officers to cut plastic ring off

Sgt. Mike Newton of the BC Conservation Officer Service removes a gerry can plastic cap from the ankle of a black tailed deer Thursday. BC Conservation Officer Service photo
Sgt. Mike Newton of the BC Conservation Officer Service removes a gerry can plastic cap from the ankle of a black tailed deer Thursday. BC Conservation Officer Service photo

Deer freed in Courtenay after leg gets stuck in jerry can cap

Animal tranquilized to allow officers to cut plastic ring off

Sgt. Mike Newton of the BC Conservation Officer Service removes a gerry can plastic cap from the ankle of a black tailed deer Thursday. BC Conservation Officer Service photo