David Gordon Koch

Three Vancouver Island fires, three failed smoke detectors

Fire chief urges residents to check smoke detectors following structure fires in Campbell River

Pile of wood mulch ‘spontaneously combusts’ at Vancouver Island industrial site

Business owner thanks fire department for quick response

North Island drug deaths spike, rate second-highest in B.C.

Area spanning north from Comox Valley trails only Vancouver in fatal overdose rate

Woman receives stitches after black bear attack south of Campbell River

BC Conservation Officer Service says small sow was likely protecting cub from hiker’s dog

‘No chance to get bored’: BC Ferries provides a glimpse into life aboard the Powell River Queen

Campbell River-Quadra route among the ‘most difficult on the planet,’ says skipper

Drought ratings drop after unusually soggy July on Vancouver Island

Several rivers remain dry however and rain is not expected in the near future

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd releases footage after Pamela Anderson boards fish farm

Industry association accuses group of ‘misinformation’

UPDATE: ‘Predatory’ grizzly euthanized after B.C. man survives attack

Man who used knife to fend off grizzly attack identified as Colin Dowler

UPDATE: ‘Predatory’ grizzly euthanized after Quadra Island man survives attack

Man who used knife to fend off grizzly attack identified as Colin Dowler

UPDATE: ‘Predatory’ grizzly euthanized after Quadra Island man survives attack

Man who used knife to fend off grizzly attack identified as Colin Dowler

Campbell River beach closed following sewage spill

Rupture was responded to immediately, says city; public asked to stay away from beach

VIDEO: B.C. woman captures up-close encounter with cougar in a tree

Big cat was in a tree overhead when barking dogs alerted Tracy Bruce

VIDEO: Campbell River woman captures up-close video of cougar

Big cat was in a tree overhead when barking dogs alerted Tracy Bruce

Vancouver Island woman battered and bruised by dog running free in on-leash park

Campbell River senior shares her story in a bid to show why it’s important to follow the rules

Pamela Anderson to join Sea Shepherd during protest at fish farm near Campbell River

RV Martin Sheen to hold demonstration on Saturday at Cermaq-owned farm

Vancouver Island author in the running for national fiction award

Diana Stevan’s historical novel Sunflowers Under Fire a finalist for Whistler Independent Book Award

Vehicle towed from ocean following dramatic rescue south of Campbell River

Driver survives plunge after losing control on the highway

Campbell River zap-straps dangerous gap after toddler’s near miss

Mom relieved city acted quickly after near miss and will make a permanent repair

Chinook retention begins on Vancouver Island, but amid new size limit

DFO calls measures ‘difficult but necessary’ following rockslide on Fraser River

Wolves not gnawing into Island’s prey population

Forestry practices, not predation, blamed for reduced numbers in prey animals