Mike Davies

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Campbell River mayor: ‘Spreading rumours doesn’t do anyone any good’ re: COVID-19

‘Just because someone says, I heard from so and so that there are three cases, doesn’t make it fact’

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Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC

Campbell River coffee group claims $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC
Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC

Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC
Three-time Olympic medallist and 10-time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan performs the first of two routines at the Campbell River Skating Club’s annual gala on Saturday. Photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Skating Club calls gala with Patrick Chan ‘amazing’

Largest crowd ever for an annual skating gala certainly didn’t hinder young skaters’ performances

Three-time Olympic medallist and 10-time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan performs the first of two routines at the Campbell River Skating Club’s annual gala on Saturday. Photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror
White Hat Drycleaners owner Ai Guo Zhang has been recognized by the federal government for his dedication to hiring newcomers to Canada and supporting them as they get settled in the community. Photo Submitted

Vancouver Island dry cleaner earns rare national honour for supporting newcomers to Canada

Campbell River’s White Hat Drycleaners is by far the smallest business to receive IRCC award

White Hat Drycleaners owner Ai Guo Zhang has been recognized by the federal government for his dedication to hiring newcomers to Canada and supporting them as they get settled in the community. Photo Submitted
Check your tickets, because someone in Campbell River woke up a millionaire this morning. Image courtesy BCLC

Last night’s Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Million ticket purchased in Campbell River

Nobody matched 6/6 numbers for the $5 million draw, but one lucky Riverite is a new millionaire

Check your tickets, because someone in Campbell River woke up a millionaire this morning. Image courtesy BCLC
Campbell River RCMP reported 40 incidences of domestic violence in February, and another five reports related to breach of bail conditions related to Domestic Violence files. Black Press File Photo

Creating domestic violence awareness focus of RCMP campaign

Regular domestic violence reports part of Campbell River effort to reduce the harm

Campbell River RCMP reported 40 incidences of domestic violence in February, and another five reports related to breach of bail conditions related to Domestic Violence files. Black Press File Photo
The Campbell River RCMP will be rolling out an easier way to report some minor crimes beginning March 18. Black Press File Photo

Online crime reporting system coming to Campbell River

New system designed to allow frontline personnel to focus on high-priority calls

The Campbell River RCMP will be rolling out an easier way to report some minor crimes beginning March 18. Black Press File Photo
Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan

Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan

‘It’s an amazing opportunity, not only for the community, but especially for our skaters’

Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan
Campbell River nurse Leanne Wilson has made it to the second round of Inked magazine’s cover girl contest, and hopes putting herself out there inspires others to be okay with how they look, as well. Photo courtesy Leanne Wilson

Vancouver Island nurse looks to grace the cover of Inked magazine

‘I’m at the point in my life where I don’t care what anybody thinks anymore. I’m just going to be me.’

Campbell River nurse Leanne Wilson has made it to the second round of Inked magazine’s cover girl contest, and hopes putting herself out there inspires others to be okay with how they look, as well. Photo courtesy Leanne Wilson
Rebecca Schillemat of Comox, B.C. is one of the runners for the Wounded Warrior B.C. Run on Vancouver Island. The relay run, which raises funds for the national mental health service provider, started in Port Hardy on Feb. 23 and will wrap up eight days and 600 kilometres later in Victoria. The team spent the night of Feb. 25 in Campbell River before continuing on to Oyster Oyster River and the Comox Valley. Photo by John’s Photography – Wounded Warriors BC

PHOTOS: Campbell River cheers on Wounded Warriors BC

Annual eight-day run raises money and awareness for mental health issues amongst service members

Rebecca Schillemat of Comox, B.C. is one of the runners for the Wounded Warrior B.C. Run on Vancouver Island. The relay run, which raises funds for the national mental health service provider, started in Port Hardy on Feb. 23 and will wrap up eight days and 600 kilometres later in Victoria. The team spent the night of Feb. 25 in Campbell River before continuing on to Oyster Oyster River and the Comox Valley. Photo by John’s Photography – Wounded Warriors BC
Danny Kelly, played by actor Brendan Bailey, falls through the ice during his pursuit of fugitive Simon Gunanoot in Northern B.C. in the early 1900s in Damien Gillis’ new film, Shadow Trap, which comes to Tidemark Theatre Feb. 25. Image supplied

Vancouver Island filmmaker brings legendary BC outlaw to the big screen

Damien Gillis’ Shadow Trap based on the life of Simon Gunanoot screened in advance of Crave broadcast

Danny Kelly, played by actor Brendan Bailey, falls through the ice during his pursuit of fugitive Simon Gunanoot in Northern B.C. in the early 1900s in Damien Gillis’ new film, Shadow Trap, which comes to Tidemark Theatre Feb. 25. Image supplied
The Campbell River RCMP are looking to speak with anyone who was around the Chevron station in downtown Campbell River on Sunday night between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Black Press File Photo

One woman arrested after pair of armed robberies in Campbell River

Police still looking to speak with anyone who was around downtown Chevron Sunday night

The Campbell River RCMP are looking to speak with anyone who was around the Chevron station in downtown Campbell River on Sunday night between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Black Press File Photo
Andrew Baskin, Lucas Antoni, Nate Cox and Rob Johnston make up Campbell River band Vogue Villains, and they’re taking another shot at the CBC Searchlight competition again this year. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s Vogue Villains take another shot at CBC Searchlight

Band didn’t make it through the first round last year, but say there’s ‘zero downside’ to entering

Andrew Baskin, Lucas Antoni, Nate Cox and Rob Johnston make up Campbell River band Vogue Villains, and they’re taking another shot at the CBC Searchlight competition again this year. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
AVI offers naloxone training to anyone in the community that is interested and gives a naloxone kit to everyone who completes the training, but that’s just one of the important roles the organization fills within the community. Black Press file photo

‘Let’s mitigate disease transmission. Let’s mitigate death’

Campbell River group making an impact on the overdose crisis, but wishes it didn’t have to

AVI offers naloxone training to anyone in the community that is interested and gives a naloxone kit to everyone who completes the training, but that’s just one of the important roles the organization fills within the community. Black Press file photo
The City of Campbell River gave $20,000 to Loonies For Loggers back in December, but council voted against a motion to give them another $10,000 on Monday, saying that money is better spent on advocating for getting people in the forestry industry back to work. File Photo

Campbell River City Council to focus on advocacy instead of donations in forestry struggles

Motion to donate another $10,000 to Loonies For Loggers defeated soundly Monday night

The City of Campbell River gave $20,000 to Loonies For Loggers back in December, but council voted against a motion to give them another $10,000 on Monday, saying that money is better spent on advocating for getting people in the forestry industry back to work. File Photo
Campbell River city council will send a letter to the BC Liquor Control Branch requesting an extension of the current liquor-primary license issued for the former Voodoo Lounge building so it has time to work with the applicant on potentially getting a transfer of that license to the old Acklands Granger building in Campbellton. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River postpones decision on ‘entertainment venue’

Current liquor license doesn’t mesh with business plan, council says, wants ‘assurances’ for neighbours

Campbell River city council will send a letter to the BC Liquor Control Branch requesting an extension of the current liquor-primary license issued for the former Voodoo Lounge building so it has time to work with the applicant on potentially getting a transfer of that license to the old Acklands Granger building in Campbellton. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The City of Campbell River will be donating a piece of land on Fir Street to add to a parcel owned by BC Housing to aid in the creation of a 40-unit housing complex for women and children. Black Press File Photo

Affordable housing for women and children coming to downtown Campbell River

Complex will be located by Rose Harbour, which serves the same demographic and has long waiting list

The City of Campbell River will be donating a piece of land on Fir Street to add to a parcel owned by BC Housing to aid in the creation of a 40-unit housing complex for women and children. Black Press File Photo
Chris Walling spent some time during last week’s snowstorm ‘searching for steelhead in a secret location on the East coast of Vancouver island.’ Photo submitted

What Campbell River got up to on its ‘Snow Day’ last week

We asked people to send us photos of what they were doing last Thursday after the big dump of snow

Chris Walling spent some time during last week’s snowstorm ‘searching for steelhead in a secret location on the East coast of Vancouver island.’ Photo submitted
Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.

Vancouver Island distillery wins award for best Canadian rye whisky

Shelter Point cleans up at Canadian Whisky Awards

Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.