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A magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Jan. 8, 2020. Earthquakes Canada map

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake reported off coast of northern Vancouver Island

No tsunami is expected and no damage was reported

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Jan. 8, 2020. Earthquakes Canada map
Mount Washington Alpine Resort has had snow for a couple weeks now, but the white stuff could be making an appearance in town with upcoming temperatures below freezing expected. Mount Washinton nordic cam still.

Snow on the horizon for many Vancouver Island communities

Special weather statement says snow coming Thursday night at low elevations

Mount Washington Alpine Resort has had snow for a couple weeks now, but the white stuff could be making an appearance in town with upcoming temperatures below freezing expected. Mount Washinton nordic cam still.
Culinary Team BC will most likely serve a carrot cake for dessert in competition. Photo by Lee Simmons/North Island College

Team trains on Vancouver Island for the ultimate cook-off

Culinary Olympics will put B.C. cuisine in international spotlight

Culinary Team BC will most likely serve a carrot cake for dessert in competition. Photo by Lee Simmons/North Island College
Canada’s Teal Harle soared to his second world cup medal in as many weeks, earning bronze in Atlanta, Ga. on Dec. 21. Harle was runner-up in the Men’s Freeskiing Big Air competition during the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Vancouver Island freestyle skiier earns second world cup medal in two weeks

Teal Harle took home bronze at the latest big air world cup in Atlanta

Canada’s Teal Harle soared to his second world cup medal in as many weeks, earning bronze in Atlanta, Ga. on Dec. 21. Harle was runner-up in the Men’s Freeskiing Big Air competition during the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
Nechako Lakes MLA and official opposition critic of Forest, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations John Rustad speaks during a rally for struggling North Island forestry families at Robert Ostler Park in Campbell River, B.C. on Dec. 16, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Island rally for striking foresters goes on despite union denouncement

‘We’re here to support the union just as much as anybody else,’ says organizer

Nechako Lakes MLA and official opposition critic of Forest, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations John Rustad speaks during a rally for struggling North Island forestry families at Robert Ostler Park in Campbell River, B.C. on Dec. 16, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
Canada’s Teal Harle, runner up in the Mens’ Freeski Big Air jumps during the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Vancouver Island skier Teal Harle wins world cup silver

Freestyle skier lands an uncorking switch 1800 for the first time in competition

Canada’s Teal Harle, runner up in the Mens’ Freeski Big Air jumps during the 2019 FIS Big Air World Cup held at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals could be on the shelves of both public and private retailers before the end of the year. Vancouver Island’s first government-operated cannabis store opened in Campbell River on July 31. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Cannabis edibles could hit shelves later this month

Edibles, extracts and topicals expected in retail stores before the end of 2020

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals could be on the shelves of both public and private retailers before the end of the year. Vancouver Island’s first government-operated cannabis store opened in Campbell River on July 31. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
A look inside the Muse Cannabis location on Granville Street in Vancouver. A company spokesperson said construction is expected to start in the new year on its Campbell River location. Alistair Bird Photography

Private cannabis retailer to open Campbell River location in early 2020

Muse Cannabis to start renovations on Willow Point location in January: spokesperson

A look inside the Muse Cannabis location on Granville Street in Vancouver. A company spokesperson said construction is expected to start in the new year on its Campbell River location. Alistair Bird Photography
Over the next two weekends, you can also cut down your own tree at Evergreen Christmas Trees in Campbell River. File Photo

TIEL’S TALES: On the hunt for a wild Christmas tree

Cutting down your own Christmas tree can be wet and dirty, and you have to actually cut it down

Over the next two weekends, you can also cut down your own tree at Evergreen Christmas Trees in Campbell River. File Photo
The Carihi Tyees won silver at the BC Secondary School Volleyball Provincial Championships in Langley on Nov. 30. Photo by Jon Hayduk/Vancouver Sports Pictures

Carihi Tyees repeat as silver medallists at volleyball provincials

Campbell River AAA girls team second in the province

The Carihi Tyees won silver at the BC Secondary School Volleyball Provincial Championships in Langley on Nov. 30. Photo by Jon Hayduk/Vancouver Sports Pictures
Decorated trucks travel along Shoppers Row for the Big Truck Parade in Campbell River, B.C. on Nov. 29, 2019. More than 70 trucks took part, making it the largest Big Truck Parade to date. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

WATCH: Largest ever Big Truck Parade lights up Campbell River

More than 70 vehicles took part in annual celebration to ring in holiday season

Decorated trucks travel along Shoppers Row for the Big Truck Parade in Campbell River, B.C. on Nov. 29, 2019. More than 70 trucks took part, making it the largest Big Truck Parade to date. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
The Sayward library is seen under construction in this Oct. 28, 2019 photo. The grand opening for the new 2,100 sq.-foot Sayward library is scheduled for Dec. 21. Photo provided

New Sayward library to open in December after sudden closure in 2017

Village has been using council chambers as temporary library space for two years

The Sayward library is seen under construction in this Oct. 28, 2019 photo. The grand opening for the new 2,100 sq.-foot Sayward library is scheduled for Dec. 21. Photo provided
Campbell River RCMP are offering some tips on how to prevent fraud in light of recently-released statistics that suggest the rate is increasing. (Pixabay photo)

Fraud rate on the rise in Campbell River

RCMP offer tips to protect yourself from fraud in light of statistics

Campbell River RCMP are offering some tips on how to prevent fraud in light of recently-released statistics that suggest the rate is increasing. (Pixabay photo)
The third commercial smash and grab in less than a week saw a 500-lb fireplace stolen from Pioneer Fireplace in Campbell River. File photo

Suspects carry out 500-lb fireplace in latest commercial smash and grab

Third break-in at Campbell River business in less than a week: RCMP

The third commercial smash and grab in less than a week saw a 500-lb fireplace stolen from Pioneer Fireplace in Campbell River. File photo
Campbell River RCMP officer assaulted during traffic stop

Campbell River RCMP officer assaulted during traffic stop

Officer expected to make a full recovery; had been conducting impaired driving investigation alone

Campbell River RCMP officer assaulted during traffic stop
“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman

Area director concerned about status of barge ahead of expected windy conditions

Uncertainty of Nana Provider’s hull condition adding to unease

“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman
Campbell River RCMP investigating after two stabbing incidents Tuesday night

Campbell River RCMP investigating after two stabbing incidents Tuesday night

Police are treating each case separately and have one person in custody

Campbell River RCMP investigating after two stabbing incidents Tuesday night
The Canadian Coast Guard comfirmed today that there are three rail cars that contain product onboard the grounded barge ‘Nana Provider’. One contains compressed CO2, while the others contain a corrosion inhibitor. Photo by Lucas Chickite

No danger to Quadra Island residents, says representative for barge parent company

Compressed CO2, corrosion inhibitor among cargo of grounded barge on Quadra Island

The Canadian Coast Guard comfirmed today that there are three rail cars that contain product onboard the grounded barge ‘Nana Provider’. One contains compressed CO2, while the others contain a corrosion inhibitor. Photo by Lucas Chickite
“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman

UPDATED: Stuck barge to spend another night after running aground near Campbell River

Nana Provider crashed into shoreline south of Quathiaski Cove on Quadra Island

“Nana Provider” ran aground on Quadra Island just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Photo by Nick Templeman