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Tyson Popove placed second in his category at the Mt. Washington Viewtour Virtual Slopestyle event. Photo by Shawn Corrigan

10-year-old soars high above Mount Washington, slopestyle

Campbell River skier Tyson Popove goes big in ski hill’s virtual competition

Tyson Popove placed second in his category at the Mt. Washington Viewtour Virtual Slopestyle event. Photo by Shawn Corrigan
A new sign about the Whale Trail B.C. has been installed at the Campbell River ferry terminal. Photo supplied by BC Ferries

Campbell River added to Whale Trail B.C. network

BC Ferries add Campbell River and Texada Island to network

A new sign about the Whale Trail B.C. has been installed at the Campbell River ferry terminal. Photo supplied by BC Ferries
RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.

Compliance check at Mt. Washington reveals most snowmobilers lacking

One in twelve riders fully compliant at January check

RCMP Cpl. Dan Jinda, BC Parks Ranger Jamie Godfrey and BCCOS officer Steve Petrovcic near Mt. Washington on Jan. 24. Photo supplied by BCCOS.
This year’s Snowarama ride has been cancelled, but North Island Snowmobile Association riders are still having a good year. Photo submitted

North Island Snowmobile Association sees more riders despite COVID-19

Riders should ensure they are prepared for backcountry conditions before venturing out

This year’s Snowarama ride has been cancelled, but North Island Snowmobile Association riders are still having a good year. Photo submitted
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 positive test at second Campbell River high school

Timberline is second school this week to have positive test

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)

Positive COVID-19 tests confirmed at Campbell River high school

Third positives for school since beginning of school year

Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)
A small earthquake was felt in Sayward on Feb. 17. Photo courtesy Earthquakes Canada

Small earthquake felt in Sayward

Reports of ‘weak shaking’ in area

A small earthquake was felt in Sayward on Feb. 17. Photo courtesy Earthquakes Canada
A staff report shows the options the SRD board considered in dealing with the Cortes Island Director’s alleged insider influence. Photo courtesy Youtube.

Cortes Island Director given ‘Statement of Expectations’ after insider influence allegations

Allegations of insider influence come from December 2020 emails

A staff report shows the options the SRD board considered in dealing with the Cortes Island Director’s alleged insider influence. Photo courtesy Youtube.
Clockwise from top left are KCFN vice-Chief Kevin Jules, SRD Director Charlie Cornfield, Ecoplan planning associate Hudson McLellan, KCFN representatives Francis Gillette, Samantha Christenson, Lillian Jack, SRD Director Julie Colborne, and Ecoplan planner John Ingraham at the SRD/KCFN meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube.

Ground paved for upcoming First Nation inclusion on Strathcona Regional District board

Overview of KCFN given, as well as advice for moving forward

Clockwise from top left are KCFN vice-Chief Kevin Jules, SRD Director Charlie Cornfield, Ecoplan planning associate Hudson McLellan, KCFN representatives Francis Gillette, Samantha Christenson, Lillian Jack, SRD Director Julie Colborne, and Ecoplan planner John Ingraham at the SRD/KCFN meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube.
Campbell River RCMP have made an arrest in connection with the Oct. 2020 death of Dean Dool. Photo courtesy Betty-Jean Dziekan
Campbell River RCMP have made an arrest in connection with the Oct. 2020 death of Dean Dool. Photo courtesy Betty-Jean Dziekan
Hakai Institute’s new video is a 51-minute tour of the slide area, giving researchers a detailed view of the devastation. Photo courtesy Hakai Institute.

Researchers see learning opportunity as ‘silver lining’ of Bute Inlet slide

Quadra Island-based Hakai Institute releases 51-minute video of slide area

Hakai Institute’s new video is a 51-minute tour of the slide area, giving researchers a detailed view of the devastation. Photo courtesy Hakai Institute.
Lawyer Matthew Voell presents Section 100 of the Community Charter, which defines conflicts of interest during his defence of Director Noba Anderson to the SRD Board on Jan. 27. Photo courtesy Youtube

Strathcona Regional District holds hearing on potential disqualification of Cortes Island director

Noba Anderson allegedly used inside information and influence as director on personal matter

Lawyer Matthew Voell presents Section 100 of the Community Charter, which defines conflicts of interest during his defence of Director Noba Anderson to the SRD Board on Jan. 27. Photo courtesy Youtube
Cash and drugs were seized in a recent warrant execution by Campbell River’s Street Crimes Unit. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP

Cash and drugs seized from Campbell River apartment

Street Crimes Unit executed warrant on Jan. 28

Cash and drugs were seized in a recent warrant execution by Campbell River’s Street Crimes Unit. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
The Masters home burned down on Jan. 10. Malcolm Masters has started a GoFundMe to help cover the costs of tearing down the structure and cleaning up the property. Photo supplied by Malcolm Masters

GoFundMe started to help victims of Campbell River house fire

Home had been in family since late 1950s

The Masters home burned down on Jan. 10. Malcolm Masters has started a GoFundMe to help cover the costs of tearing down the structure and cleaning up the property. Photo supplied by Malcolm Masters
Good Food Boxes are packed in Gold River for people of that community. Greenways is working on expanding the program to other communities including Campbell River. Photo supplied by Greenways Land Trust

Good Food Box program coming to Campbell River

Greenways’ program will provide food to six communities in Strathcona area

Good Food Boxes are packed in Gold River for people of that community. Greenways is working on expanding the program to other communities including Campbell River. Photo supplied by Greenways Land Trust
Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.

Quadra Island director concerned about Telus’ wireless plan

‘A rather inappropriate move by a multi-billion dollar company’ — Abram

Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.
Loveland Bay Provincial Park, located on the north side of Campbell Lake, will see some improvements this year as part of the BC Parks and StrongerBC grant. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Loveland Bay and 23 other B.C. parks to see funding and improvements in 2021

Three other coastal parks included in funding

Loveland Bay Provincial Park, located on the north side of Campbell Lake, will see some improvements this year as part of the BC Parks and StrongerBC grant. Photo courtesy Google Maps
A fire broke out near the Willow Point Bottle Depot early on Jan. 22. Photo courtesy Ashley Laycock

Two injured in early-morning fire in Campbell River

Sailboat fire also attended by Campbell River fire crews

A fire broke out near the Willow Point Bottle Depot early on Jan. 22. Photo courtesy Ashley Laycock
An Atlantic salmon is seen during a Department of Fisheries and Oceans fish health audit at the Okisollo fish farm near Campbell River, B.C. on Oct. 31, 2018. Several Vancouver Island mayors and members of British Columbia’s salmon farming industry say a federal decision to phase out fish farming has left them feeling “disposable and discarded.” In a letter to Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan, they say they weren’t consulted before she announced a plan to phase out open-net pen fish farming in the Discovery Islands over the next 18 months. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Jonathan Hayward

Strathcona Regional District pens letter to Trudeau about fish farm closure

Minister Jordan, MLA Babchuk and MP Blaney also included in letter

An Atlantic salmon is seen during a Department of Fisheries and Oceans fish health audit at the Okisollo fish farm near Campbell River, B.C. on Oct. 31, 2018. Several Vancouver Island mayors and members of British Columbia’s salmon farming industry say a federal decision to phase out fish farming has left them feeling “disposable and discarded.” In a letter to Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan, they say they weren’t consulted before she announced a plan to phase out open-net pen fish farming in the Discovery Islands over the next 18 months. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Jonathan Hayward
Rethinking shopping for a more resilient future. Black Press file photo.

Rethinking shopping for a more resilient future

The last year was a wake up call. The environmental crisis, systemic…

Rethinking shopping for a more resilient future. Black Press file photo.