Campbell River Staff

Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests

Vancouver Island First Nation partners with Mosaic to harvest timber on Quadra Island

Mosaic announces new partnership with We Wai Kai-owned company

Mosaic Forest Management manages Tree Farm Licence 47, which includes parts of Quadra Island as pictured. Photo courtesy Ministry of Forests
Rigid-hull inflatable fast rescue craft with three person crews operate out of the inshore rescue boat stations. Canadian Coast Guard photo

Canadian Coast Guard setting up seasonal station on Cortes

Inshore rescue boat stations will re-open this year on May 20

Rigid-hull inflatable fast rescue craft with three person crews operate out of the inshore rescue boat stations. Canadian Coast Guard photo
Water supply forecast for the Campbell River has greatly improved since a drier than usual February and March. Mirror file photo

Soggy April improves water supply forecast for Campbell River

Third wettest April in 41 years of record says BC Hydro

Water supply forecast for the Campbell River has greatly improved since a drier than usual February and March. Mirror file photo
NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo

Belgian exchange students tackle problematic plastic from B.C. shellfish farms

Wouter Jansen and Maxime Boufflette are taking applied studies program at NIC’s Campbell River campus

NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo
A hockey-themed juggling performance was one of many spectacles at Rogers Hometown Hockey in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Hometown Hockey festival worth the wait for Vancouver Island community

Campbell River fans got to show their appreciation for the sport on sunny long weekend

A hockey-themed juggling performance was one of many spectacles at Rogers Hometown Hockey in Campbell River. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Digital rendering of a newly planned luxury resort in Campbell River. Submitted photo/ Naturally Pacific Resort

Mailman family building new luxury resort at Campbell River Golf Club

93-room boutique hotel is expected to open fall 2023

Digital rendering of a newly planned luxury resort in Campbell River. Submitted photo/ Naturally Pacific Resort
An unexploded shell was discovered at a Campbell River scrapyard on Tuesday, April 12. Campbell River RCMP photo

One man’s trash is another man’s explosive device

Unexploded ammunition found at steel recycling yard in Campbell River

An unexploded shell was discovered at a Campbell River scrapyard on Tuesday, April 12. Campbell River RCMP photo
A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files

Campbell River all set to host Rogers Hometown Hockey

CBC touring show focused on the love of the game hits Island city this weekend

A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files
The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo

New Campbell River/Quadra route ferries now won’t arrive until fall

Powell River Queen ferry will continue to service route until crewing challenges addressed

The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo
The Robron Fieldhouse washroom suffered from damage by vandals to the tune of $10,000. City of Campbell River photo

Extreme vandalism leads to public washroom closures across Campbell River

“These acts of vandalism are unacceptable and costly,” says Drew Hadfield, director of operations

The Robron Fieldhouse washroom suffered from damage by vandals to the tune of $10,000. City of Campbell River photo
Representatives of The Coalition of First Nations for Finish Stewardship met in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty / Campbell River Mirror.

Three First Nations ‘offended’ by pro-salmon farm coalition action

Broughton First Nations say Letter of Undertstanding misused

Representatives of The Coalition of First Nations for Finish Stewardship met in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty / Campbell River Mirror.
Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh of Campbell River Whale Watching. Courtesy Campbell River Whale Watching.

Campbell River whale watching tour company wins award

Campbell River Whale Watching named Hospitality/Tourism Business of the Year

Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh of Campbell River Whale Watching. Courtesy Campbell River Whale Watching.
Campbell River’s Sportsplex will be upgraded from May to October. Mirror File Photo

City of Campbell River announces Sportsplex closure plan

Facility to be upgraded from May to October

Campbell River’s Sportsplex will be upgraded from May to October. Mirror File Photo
An open-net pen salmon farm on the B.C. waters coast (Black Press file photo)

B.C. premier expresses concern about aquaculture job loss to prime minister

John Horgan wants the feds to consider coastal communities in upcoming fish farm decision

An open-net pen salmon farm on the B.C. waters coast (Black Press file photo)
Police photo shows some of the mre $26,000 in cash seized along with drugs when a seach warrant was executed Dec. 10. One man has been charged with posession of drugs and a prohibited device. Campbell river RCMP photo

Campbell River man charged with possession of drugs, prohibited device

A quantity of cash and two vehicles were also seized after two-month investigation

Police photo shows some of the mre $26,000 in cash seized along with drugs when a seach warrant was executed Dec. 10. One man has been charged with posession of drugs and a prohibited device. Campbell river RCMP photo
Open-pen fish farm operations in Nootka Sound. (Submitted photo)

Aquaculture suppliers call on federal government to support industry

Organization asking for ‘confidence-building measures’ including license renewals

Open-pen fish farm operations in Nootka Sound. (Submitted photo)
Tanks at Grieg's new Gold River Hatchery expansion. Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC.

Grieg Seafood BC Gold River hatchery expansion nearing completion

Company looking to increase time salmon spend ‘on land’

Tanks at Grieg's new Gold River Hatchery expansion. Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC.
Carihi senior girl’s basketball team are all smiles before heading to provincial championships. Submitted photo

Carihi Tyee Senior Girl’s b-ball on fast break to provincials

First B.C. championship run for the Campbell River team in 12 years

Carihi senior girl’s basketball team are all smiles before heading to provincial championships. Submitted photo
A B.C. aquaculture facility. Black Press file photo

Industry report: not renewing B.C. salmon farm licenses comes with $1.2 billion cost

Economic analysis says 4,700 jobs depend on 79 licenses set to expire at the end of June

A B.C. aquaculture facility. Black Press file photo
Eagle Harbour will provide 55 units for women and children leaving violence in Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Housing

Work begins on Campbell River housing project for women and children escaping violence

Eagle Harbour will have 55 units: some transitional, some permanent

Eagle Harbour will provide 55 units for women and children leaving violence in Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Housing