Marc Kitteringham

From left are Stephanie Bremmer, Scott Kobus, Ryan Monks, Kelly Bellefleur and Bonnie Logan outside the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fire dispatcher hopes to raise $25,000 for this year’s Tour de Rock

Bonnie Logan first Campbell Riverite to ride since 2017

From left are Stephanie Bremmer, Scott Kobus, Ryan Monks, Kelly Bellefleur and Bonnie Logan outside the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Could matching people needing housing with homes with empty pillows through home sharing help solve Vancouver Island’s housing problem? (pixabay file)

Can Vancouver Island’s empty bedrooms help solve the housing crunch?

40% of Campbell River bedrooms empty, coalition plans to fill them through home sharing

Could matching people needing housing with homes with empty pillows through home sharing help solve Vancouver Island’s housing problem? (pixabay file)
The Strathcona Regional District will be inviting local First Nations to have a seat at the board table. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Area First Nations to be invited to sit at Strathcona Regional District board table

Regional district sends letter to province saying they support reconciliation measures

The Strathcona Regional District will be inviting local First Nations to have a seat at the board table. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River fire crews attended a brush fire south of Campbell River on May 9. Mirror file photo

Windy conditions cause beach fire to spread south of Campbell River

Highway 19A acted as fire break, allowing crews to contain Monday afternoon fire

Campbell River fire crews attended a brush fire south of Campbell River on May 9. Mirror file photo
Two incidents over the weekend involved kitchen fires. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River fire department responds to two kitchen fires in two days

Chief says frequency of kitchen incidents “shocking”

Two incidents over the weekend involved kitchen fires. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
An agreement that the City of Campbell River provide the Tlowitsis First Nation with bulk drinking water got consent from the Strathcona Regional District after directors’ concerns were addressed. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Bulk water agreement for Tlowitsis First Nation gets Strathcona Regional District green light

SRD Director’s questions about project answered by City of Campbell River

An agreement that the City of Campbell River provide the Tlowitsis First Nation with bulk drinking water got consent from the Strathcona Regional District after directors’ concerns were addressed. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia

North Island-Powell River riding to include part of Courtenay in proposed boundary shift

Nanaimo population growth caused Courtenay-Alberni, North Island-Powell River ridings to shift south

The proposed boundaries for the new electoral areas add part of Courtenay to the North Island-Powell River riding. Photo courtesy Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia
The Battle of Vimy Ridge was 105 years ago. Photo courtesy Rachel Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP marks 105th anniversary of Vimy Ridge as part of federal delegation to Europe

Delegation also took part in opening ceremonies of Invictus Games

The Battle of Vimy Ridge was 105 years ago. Photo courtesy Rachel Blaney
Sue Moen is championing the idea of a YIMBY (Yes in my backyard) group in Campbell River. The Rose Harbour development is an example of the community coming together to show the need for beneficial housing projects. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River group wants to say “Yes in my backyard”

Those interested invited to help educate, advocate and speak for positive housing development

Sue Moen is championing the idea of a YIMBY (Yes in my backyard) group in Campbell River. The Rose Harbour development is an example of the community coming together to show the need for beneficial housing projects. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Fire crews attended a mobile home fire on Woodburn Road on April 27. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Fire crews attended a mobile home fire on Woodburn Road on April 27. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
The population of Campbell River is aging, with over a quarter of people now older than 65. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Over a quarter of Campbell Riverites are older than 65 according to new census data

Most people in the region live with one other person, but many still live alone

The population of Campbell River is aging, with over a quarter of people now older than 65. Photo courtesy Google Maps
Campbell Riverite Ron Ritchey was dismayed at the amount of garbage there was to pick on Earth Day. Photo courtesy Ron Ritchey

Campbell Riverite ‘frustrated’ about amount of garbage picked on Earth Day

Ron Ritchey pulled 2.5 bags of trash out of environmentally sensitive areas

Campbell Riverite Ron Ritchey was dismayed at the amount of garbage there was to pick on Earth Day. Photo courtesy Ron Ritchey
Pharmacist Joe Myers is dismayed that a competition to celebrate his pharmacy’s 25th anniversary was targeted by a scam. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island pharmacy’s 25th anniversary marred by social media scam

Campbell River’s Joe’s Pharmacy held competition, fake account started reaching out to followers

Pharmacist Joe Myers is dismayed that a competition to celebrate his pharmacy’s 25th anniversary was targeted by a scam. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Sayward is 74 km north of Campbell River. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Pilot dies in helicopter crash on northern Vancouver Island

Investigators deployed to Sayward following ‘collision with terrain of a helicopter’ — TSB

Sayward is 74 km north of Campbell River. Photo courtesy Google Maps
The new BC Hydro EV fast charger site in Gold River began operating on March 31. Photo courtesy BC Hydro

First EV fast charger operational in Gold River

Charger adds 50 km of range in about 10 minutes, located at Tourist Info Centre

The new BC Hydro EV fast charger site in Gold River began operating on March 31. Photo courtesy BC Hydro
The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

Bute Inlet slide was equal to mass of every car in Canada

Data from slide could be used for hazard assessment and disaster planning

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.
Ethan Belanko (score at bottom) bowled twelve strikes in a row — twice — in February. Photo courtesy Campbell River Bowling Centre

Young Campbell River bowler lands perfect game — twice in 2 weeks

Ethan Belanko scored twelve strikes in a row, then did it again two weeks later

Ethan Belanko (score at bottom) bowled twelve strikes in a row — twice — in February. Photo courtesy Campbell River Bowling Centre
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs meeting on March 23. Photo courtesy Youtube

LGBTQ2S+ veterans speak to Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Veterans ‘deserve far better service from VAC’ during transition out of forces — MP Rachel Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs meeting on March 23. Photo courtesy Youtube
An aerial view of Gold River. (Photo/Village of Gold River)

Gold River eyes Bitcoin Mining for old mill site

Bitcoin mining and data centres approved as use on Industrial lands

An aerial view of Gold River. (Photo/Village of Gold River)
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney called the agreement “a meaningful win for the lives of Canadians.” Photo courtesy Youtube.

Confidence and Supply agreement ‘meaningful win’ for Canadians — MP Blaney

Agreement ensures Liberal government until 2025, government delivery on NDP platform policies

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney called the agreement “a meaningful win for the lives of Canadians.” Photo courtesy Youtube.