Marc Kitteringham

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Two knife incidents reported on same day in Campbell River

Stabbing and knife fight both occured on May 13

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
A cloud of black smoke rose over Campbellton on Sunday as a shed was on fire. Photo courtesy Janet Barrett.

Fire crews attend structure fire near Campbell River

Black smoke seen in vicinity of fire

A cloud of black smoke rose over Campbellton on Sunday as a shed was on fire. Photo courtesy Janet Barrett.
Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Senior to cycle length of Vancouver Island to raise funds for cancer research

Long distance rides are no big deal for 73-year-old cyclist Jacob Koomen

Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River dock fire spread slowed thanks to security guard

Creosote docks pose challenges for fire fighters

Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

North Vancouver Island Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program ready to relaunch

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety while providing marine safety net

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)

Strathcona Regional District asked to support decision to remove fish farms

Wilderness Tourism Association says SRD consituents ‘will benefit greatly’ from wild salmon population

Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)
Destroyed window at Ministry of Social Development offices in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP

Police investigating arson in downtown Campbell River

Fire set at BC Employment and Assistance Office

Destroyed window at Ministry of Social Development offices in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River rink eying 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition

Winner gets to host a pre-season NHL game and $250,000 to help fix their arena

The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror
The bulldozer compresses the garbage, squeezing out the air and creating an anaerobic environment perfect for producing methane gas. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Roughly 20% of waste in Vancouver Island landfill is food

Campbell River’s new composting facility expecte to help divert food waste

The bulldozer compresses the garbage, squeezing out the air and creating an anaerobic environment perfect for producing methane gas. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Every day, boxes of unsalable food gets donated from grocery stores, reducing the amount of food that goes to the landfill. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

Keeping food out of Vancouver Island landfills just might save the planet

Food waste is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, and it doesn’t have to be

Every day, boxes of unsalable food gets donated from grocery stores, reducing the amount of food that goes to the landfill. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Drugs are tested for the presence of fentanyl. (Vancouver Coastal Health photo)

Vancouver Island overdose advisory extended for third week

Increased toxic drug supply found in community

Drugs are tested for the presence of fentanyl. (Vancouver Coastal Health photo)
Courtoreille may be travelling in a grey 2016 Nissan Murano. Photo supplied

RCMP looking for for missing 18-year-old

Public’s help requested in search for Dakota Courtoreille, last seen in Campbell River

Courtoreille may be travelling in a grey 2016 Nissan Murano. Photo supplied
A mother and thirteen baby ducks needed help crossing the street on Friday afternoon. Photo courtesy Catherine Greer

How did the ducks cross the road? With help from a couple of people

14 ducks helped across Dogwood Street on Friday afternoon

A mother and thirteen baby ducks needed help crossing the street on Friday afternoon. Photo courtesy Catherine Greer
The We-Wai-Kai campsite, bordering Rebecca Spit Provincial Park on Quadra Island. (John McKinley file)

Community requests people avoid non-essential travel to Quadra Island

‘Community requests people avoid non-essential travel to Quadra Island’ — Director Jim Abram

The We-Wai-Kai campsite, bordering Rebecca Spit Provincial Park on Quadra Island. (John McKinley file)
Fire crews use pumps to raise water from McIvor lake 60 metres to a wildfire on McIvor Lake Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department

Campbell River fire department extinguishes wildfire near McIvor Lake

‘As the weather warms, and conditions dry out, the risk increases’ — Deputy fire chief

Fire crews use pumps to raise water from McIvor lake 60 metres to a wildfire on McIvor Lake Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department
A wildfire has started near Gold River, and B.C. Wildfire Service crews are on scene. Photo courtesy Coastal Fire Centre

Small wildfire burning in difficult terrain near Gold River

Coastal Fire Centre investigating, but confirms blaze is human-caused

A wildfire has started near Gold River, and B.C. Wildfire Service crews are on scene. Photo courtesy Coastal Fire Centre
An artist’s rendering of BC Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra Island route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)

Mid-day sailings on Campbell River-Quadra Island route to be cancelled in early May

Cancellations allow for construction work on Quathiaski Cove terminal

An artist’s rendering of BC Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra Island route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)
Eagle nesting trees are protected in Campbell River, but only certain trees have the designation. File photo

Island city protecting nesting trees lets eagles and humans coexist

Specific trees added to Campbell River’s protected list provided they meet criteria

Eagle nesting trees are protected in Campbell River, but only certain trees have the designation. File photo
Mosaic Forest Management will be testing out Tesla semis as part of a pilot project. Photo courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Mosaic plugged in to testing electric logging trucks

Vancouver Island forest management test driving three Tesla semis

Mosaic Forest Management will be testing out Tesla semis as part of a pilot project. Photo courtesy of Tesla Inc.
Some bystanders with fire extinguishers helped keep the fire under control. Photo courtesy Suzie Thomas

Bystanders keep fire from spreading near Campbell River

‘Just be vigilant and careful,’ says Campbell River fire chief

Some bystanders with fire extinguishers helped keep the fire under control. Photo courtesy Suzie Thomas