Alistair Taylor

Voters who are opposed to forming Charter Schools in B.C. can now sign an Opposed Signing Alternative sheet. (File photo)

B.C. man circulating charter school petition collects opponents’ signatures too

Opposed Signing Alternative is a separate sheet for signatures

Voters who are opposed to forming Charter Schools in B.C. can now sign an Opposed Signing Alternative sheet. (File photo)
UPDATE: Alcohol and speed not ruled out as factors in fatal crash north of Campbell River

UPDATE: Alcohol and speed not ruled out as factors in fatal crash north of Campbell River

One of the victims in the accident was from Bend, Oregon

UPDATE: Alcohol and speed not ruled out as factors in fatal crash north of Campbell River
Nootka Sound RCMP and DFO Conservation and Protection Officers seized a 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. RCMP photo

30-foot boat, gear and ‘significant’ amount of fish seized in Gold River after DFO/RCMP investigation

‘Blatant violations and disrespect for conservation efforts’

Nootka Sound RCMP and DFO Conservation and Protection Officers seized a 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. RCMP photo
Joshua Griffith displays his anti-fascist, anti-racist sign at the Vancouver Whitecaps vs. New York City FC game in BC Place Stadium on Aug. 31. Photo: Joshua Griffith/Twitter

Whitecaps reverse BC fan’s three-game ban for anti-fascist sign

Joshua Griffith hopes team can learn something from controversy

Joshua Griffith displays his anti-fascist, anti-racist sign at the Vancouver Whitecaps vs. New York City FC game in BC Place Stadium on Aug. 31. Photo: Joshua Griffith/Twitter
Police should ensure officers have taken mandatory incident de-escalation training, inquest jury says

Police should ensure officers have taken mandatory incident de-escalation training, inquest jury says

Coroner’s Inquest into 2015 fatal police shooting in Port Hardy concludes

Police should ensure officers have taken mandatory incident de-escalation training, inquest jury says
James Butters (a.ka. Hayward) was shot dead by Port Hardy RCMP on July 8, 2015. Photo contributed

Coroner’s jury deliberating in 2015 Port Hardy RCMP fatal shooting

Jurors could come back with recommendations arising from five days of a coroner’s inquest

James Butters (a.ka. Hayward) was shot dead by Port Hardy RCMP on July 8, 2015. Photo contributed
The scene a day after an RCMP officer fatally shot a man July 8, 2015 in downtown Port Hardy. Black Press file photo

Coroner’s inquest into fatal police shooting in Port Hardy begins in Campbell River

James Reginald Butters, 24, killed in 2015 after RCMP responded to call of male uttering threats

The scene a day after an RCMP officer fatally shot a man July 8, 2015 in downtown Port Hardy. Black Press file photo
The Laichwiltach Elders and Youth group danced at a BC Treaty Commission open house held in Campbell River in March, 2018. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror

Two Campbell River First Nations advance to final stage of treaty negotiation

The Campbell River-based Wei Wai Kum and Kwiakah First Nations have signed…

The Laichwiltach Elders and Youth group danced at a BC Treaty Commission open house held in Campbell River in March, 2018. Photo by Jocelyn Doll/Campbell River Mirror
Colin Dowler rests in hospital recuperating from wounds suffered from a grizzly bear attack north of Campbell River. He was able to end the struggle by stabbing the bear in the neck with a knife like the one he is holding. Photo submitted

Campbell River man recuperating from harrowing grizzly bear attack

‘I could hear the teeth on my bone,’ Colin Dowler recalls

Colin Dowler rests in hospital recuperating from wounds suffered from a grizzly bear attack north of Campbell River. He was able to end the struggle by stabbing the bear in the neck with a knife like the one he is holding. Photo submitted
A humpback whale breaches right in front of Dreamspeaker 2, a 72’ sailboat owned by Robert Millington of Campbell River. The spectacular moment occurred off the south end of Cortes Island. Photo by Jos Krynen/Eagle Eye Adventures

Spectacular humpback breach caught off B.C. island

‘Hyper-humpie’ puts on a show

A humpback whale breaches right in front of Dreamspeaker 2, a 72’ sailboat owned by Robert Millington of Campbell River. The spectacular moment occurred off the south end of Cortes Island. Photo by Jos Krynen/Eagle Eye Adventures
Man stabbed in leg outside Vancouver Island courthouse

Man stabbed in leg outside Vancouver Island courthouse

Campbell River RCMP responded to a report from BC Ambulance of a…

Man stabbed in leg outside Vancouver Island courthouse
Undercover operation stings four at Island pawn shops and second hand stores

Undercover operation stings four at Island pawn shops and second hand stores

Accused face charges of attempt to possess stolen property after Campbell River arrests

Undercover operation stings four at Island pawn shops and second hand stores
SLIDESHOW: Vancouver Islanders gather for classic cars and cool aircraft

SLIDESHOW: Vancouver Islanders gather for classic cars and cool aircraft

Campbell River’s annual Wings & Wheels event held at city’s airport

SLIDESHOW: Vancouver Islanders gather for classic cars and cool aircraft
VIDEO: Demolition crew topples defunct surge tower at B.C. hydroelectric project

VIDEO: Demolition crew topples defunct surge tower at B.C. hydroelectric project

Towers were in operation from 1947 to 2018, and protected 1.8-km long penstocks

VIDEO: Demolition crew topples defunct surge tower at B.C. hydroelectric project
Ladysmith resident Chris Walling was snorkelling with a video camera in a Cowichan Valley creek on July 6 when he came upon a mother and juvenile mink. Chris Walling photo

VIDEO: Momma mink loses patience with its youngster in Cowichan Valley creek

Snorkeller captures family drama on camera

Ladysmith resident Chris Walling was snorkelling with a video camera in a Cowichan Valley creek on July 6 when he came upon a mother and juvenile mink. Chris Walling photo
Owner catches and holds man allegedly breaking into his vehicle in Campbell River

Owner catches and holds man allegedly breaking into his vehicle in Campbell River

Police don’t recommend public physically apprehend perpetrators

Owner catches and holds man allegedly breaking into his vehicle in Campbell River
A wildfire on Read Island has grown to 27 ha. in size since being started by lightning on June 6. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

A wildfire on Read Island has grown to 27 ha. in size since being started by lightning on June 6. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service
Sandra Weames, education coordinator for the North Island Pride Society, was one of the guest speakers at Carihi’s Pride Flag Raising Event on Thursday. The event was held on the front steps of the school to mark the 50th anniversary of Canada’s decriminalization of homosexuality. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Campbell River highschool event marks Canadian human rights milestone

50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality

Sandra Weames, education coordinator for the North Island Pride Society, was one of the guest speakers at Carihi’s Pride Flag Raising Event on Thursday. The event was held on the front steps of the school to mark the 50th anniversary of Canada’s decriminalization of homosexuality. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Coastal Fire Centre is attending a 5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps

UPDATE: 5 ha. fire burning in Sayward

Sayward Fire Department and the BC Wildfire Service were called to a…

Coastal Fire Centre is attending a 5 ha. fire in Sayward. Google maps
Man stabbed in the back during altercation in Campbell River

Man stabbed in the back during altercation in Campbell River

A man was stabbed in the back during an altercation at an…

Man stabbed in the back during altercation in Campbell River