Campbell River

Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC

2020 voter turnout second highest in B.C.’s history

53.93 per cent turnout in North Island riding

 

Retired RCMP Staff Sgt. Dale Djos was in Port Alberni on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 to receive a Commanding Officer’s Commendation, presented by Port Alberni RCMP Inspector Eric Rochette, left. Retired journalist Shayne Morrow, right, wrote a book titled The Bulldog and the Helix about Djos’s efforts to solve a pair of murders in the city. Djos was one of three people to receive similar awards. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Island RCMP officers honoured for roles in solving high-profile cold case murders

Carolyn Lee and Jessica States murders happened 20 years apart in Port Alberni

 

A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to Vancouver Island

Whale watching tour leaves participants in awe

A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell
A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Family of slain Indigenous man confront RCMP in Campbell River

‘I’ll never see my son’s face again’ — Lowndes’ mother

A woman screams in frustration at Campbell River RCMP members during the procession. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP. (RCMP photo)

UBCIC slams union’s claim RCMP ‘protected’ Campbell River in fatal shooting of Indigenous man

UBCIC president calls statement on man’s July 8 death ‘self-serving, unacceptable’

Campbell River RCMP. (RCMP photo)
Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The vehicle procession to honour Gator started at the Campbell River RCMP detachment on Dogwood Street. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Hundreds show support for Gator, police service dog killed in line of duty

Vehicle procession held on July 11 saw hundreds lining the streets of Dogwood Street to pay respects

The vehicle procession to honour Gator started at the Campbell River RCMP detachment on Dogwood Street. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
A memorial tribute to Police Service Dog Gator is growing at a the foot of a flagpole in front of the Campbell River RCMP detachment on July 9, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Memorial for Campbell River police dog killed in line of duty grows

VIDEO: Emergency personnel conduct vehicle parade memorial for Gator

A memorial tribute to Police Service Dog Gator is growing at a the foot of a flagpole in front of the Campbell River RCMP detachment on July 9, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
PDS Gator was killed in a police incident in Campbell River July 8 in which a man was shot and Gator’s handler was injured. Photo supplied.
PDS Gator is Campbell River’s Mountie of the Month for September, 2020. Photo by Erin Wallis Photography

Tributes pour in for police dog Gator, killed in the line of duty in Campbell River

Gator was involved in a variety of files for the Campbell River RCMP detachment

PDS Gator was killed in a police incident in Campbell River July 8 in which a man was shot and Gator’s handler was injured. Photo supplied.
PDS Gator is Campbell River’s Mountie of the Month for September, 2020. Photo by Erin Wallis Photography
Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: Man shot, Police Service Dog stabbed and killed in dramatic incident in Campbell River

Independent Investigations Office takes over charge of police-involved shooting incident

Police attended the WIllow Point Tim Hortons for a reported shooting incident. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Police attended the Willow Point Tim Hortons in Campbell River for a shooting incident July 8, 2021 in which one man was killed, a police service dog was stabbed to death and his handler injured. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: Man shot, Police Service Dog stabbed and killed in dramatic incident in Campbell River

Independent Investigations Office takes over charge of police-involved shooting incident

Police attended the Willow Point Tim Hortons in Campbell River for a shooting incident July 8, 2021 in which one man was killed, a police service dog was stabbed to death and his handler injured. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin

Full slate of racing in Black Creek at Saratoga Speedway opening night

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press Warm weather greeted both racers…

Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney's office has been receiving a number of calls from people in the riding regarding the residential school grave discoveries. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Residential schools showing ‘dark part of our history’: North Island MP

Non-Indigenous people should take chance to learn from the past — Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney's office has been receiving a number of calls from people in the riding regarding the residential school grave discoveries. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The islands and channels of the Discovery Islands/Vancouver Island area are surrounded by peaks and mountains. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Injunction seeking to restock two Discovery Island fish farms fails in federal court

Cermaq Canada says it is disappointed by the decision

The islands and channels of the Discovery Islands/Vancouver Island area are surrounded by peaks and mountains. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River resident Armande Black painted these shoe rocks to commemorate the First Nations children found buried at the Kamloops Residential School and placed them on a boulder on the beach at 492 South Island Highway. Somebody removed them and Black would like them put back. Photo by Armande Black

Campbell River woman shocked her tribute to residential school children removed

Shoe rocks were painted and placed on beach beside the Old Island Highway

Campbell River resident Armande Black painted these shoe rocks to commemorate the First Nations children found buried at the Kamloops Residential School and placed them on a boulder on the beach at 492 South Island Highway. Somebody removed them and Black would like them put back. Photo by Armande Black
Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

B.C. Supreme Court sides with Strathcona Regional District in lawsuit by director

Cortes director sued regional district in 2020 to recoup legal costs from previous lawsuit

Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Shells eventually break down into calcium, which is taken up by shell-making creatures and turned into new shells. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Discovery Passage Aquarium wants your seashells

Shells will be re-placed into ocean for other creatures to use

Shells eventually break down into calcium, which is taken up by shell-making creatures and turned into new shells. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Fire engulfs house on Barclay Road on June 29. Photo by Jim Toso

VIDEO: Blaze engulfing two Campbell River homes continues trend of house fires spreading rapidly

UPDATE: Building materials, summer heat contribute to rapid spread of fire from RV to adjacent homes

Fire engulfs house on Barclay Road on June 29. Photo by Jim Toso
Spot prawn fishing is a multimillion dollar industry in B.C. (pixabay)

Island MPs slam DFO for not consulting fishery workers

Decision-making process needs some work, they say

Spot prawn fishing is a multimillion dollar industry in B.C. (pixabay)