Campbell River

The entrance to the Elk Falls Canyon on the Campbell River as pink salmon school in the thousands on Aug. 5, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Pink salmon schooling by the thousands in the Campbell River

Natural phenomena visible from the beginning of the Canyon View Trail

 

NTE Discovery Park, owners of the former Elk Falls pulp mill site in Campbell River, have entered into an agreement with CubicFarm Systems Corp. to build and operate food-producing modules. CubicFarm Systems Corp. photo

Agreement will see food-producing modules built and operated at former Elk Falls Mill site

Mill owners buy into Vancouver company’s food security technology

 

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

RCMP investigating suspicious death in Campbell River

Seeking information from the public

 

Participants in the Victoria Grandmothers for Africa ride set off during a previous year’s event. (Courtesy of Victoria Grandmothers for Africa)

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa ready to ride again from Campbell River

Major fundraiser sees women 55-over riding 275 km down Island, Sept. 9 to 11

Participants in the Victoria Grandmothers for Africa ride set off during a previous year’s event. (Courtesy of Victoria Grandmothers for Africa)
A member of the Myra Falls Rescue Team takes a break while away from the action during a rescue on Thursday, July 28. (Submitted photo)

Rescue operations put into place on Vancouver Island over B.C. Day long weekend

Unseasonably warm weather a contributing factor for variety of incidents

A member of the Myra Falls Rescue Team takes a break while away from the action during a rescue on Thursday, July 28. (Submitted photo)
The Southgate River Fire is located at the northeastern tip of Bute Inlet on the B.C. mainland east of Campbell River. It is one of two fires burning in the area and is classified as out of control. BC Wildfire photo/Twitter

Two wildfires burning out of control at head of Bute Inlet on B.C.’s south coast

Coastal Fire Centre reports 208 ha and 16.5 ha fires are being managed as one

The Southgate River Fire is located at the northeastern tip of Bute Inlet on the B.C. mainland east of Campbell River. It is one of two fires burning in the area and is classified as out of control. BC Wildfire photo/Twitter
Dane Kerluck (in red) at the starting gate in a race earlier this year. Photo supplied by Jason Kerluck

Teen Vancouver Island BMX racer headed to World Championships

Dane Kerluck competing in Nantes, France next week

Dane Kerluck (in red) at the starting gate in a race earlier this year. Photo supplied by Jason Kerluck
Tanille Johnston is running for Campbell River City Council in the 2022 Municipal Election. Photo courtesy Tanille Johnston
Tanille Johnston is running for Campbell River City Council in the 2022 Municipal Election. Photo courtesy Tanille Johnston
A fire was quickly contained BC Housing complex at Riverside Village in Campbell River by Campbell River Fire Department crews. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department

No injuries in BC Housing complex fire

Campbell River fire crews attended a fire in the multi-unit housing complex July 9

A fire was quickly contained BC Housing complex at Riverside Village in Campbell River by Campbell River Fire Department crews. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Martha Martin (left) and Laura Holland, two mothers of Indigenous persons killed by police, spoke at a rally commemorating the anniversary of the police shooting of Holland’s son Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

‘Year of love and rage’: Grieving moms rally on anniversary of Lowndes shooting

Moms of Moore, Lowndes join Campbell River rally to end killing of Indigenous people by police

Martha Martin (left) and Laura Holland, two mothers of Indigenous persons killed by police, spoke at a rally commemorating the anniversary of the police shooting of Holland’s son Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie held a Town Hall meeting at the Campbell River Seniors Centre Wednesday, July 6 to hear issues and concerNs from Campbell River seniors. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Majority of seniors in B.C. live independently in their own home

B.C. Seniors Advocate provides snapshot of the state of life as a senior in the province

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie held a Town Hall meeting at the Campbell River Seniors Centre Wednesday, July 6 to hear issues and concerNs from Campbell River seniors. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
All motor vehicle incidents in Campbell River between 2017 and 2021. Photo courtesy ICBC

Dogwood Street site of most crashes in Campbell River over past five years

Almost 500 crashes took place on Dogwood between 2017 and 2021

All motor vehicle incidents in Campbell River between 2017 and 2021. Photo courtesy ICBC
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District has seen housing costs rise faster than income rates. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Housing cost vs. income gap means affordability not improving soon: SRD review

‘Dramatic interventions’ from government would help lessen housing pressure — housing consultant

The Strathcona Regional District has seen housing costs rise faster than income rates. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror
Outgoing Campbell River recreation program coordinator Linda Nagle prepares to jump out of a plane to celebrate her retirement. Photo courtesy Linda Nagle

WATCH: Campbell River recreation programmer skydives into retirement

Linda Nagle has always wanted to try jumping out of a plane

Outgoing Campbell River recreation program coordinator Linda Nagle prepares to jump out of a plane to celebrate her retirement. Photo courtesy Linda Nagle
Campbell River flow levels discharging from the John Hart powerhouse at the Elk Falls Canyon in the summer of 2022 are expected to be around normal, meaning higher than they’ve been for the last four years, according to BC Hydro. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell river Mirror

Expect ‘normal’ Campbell River system water levels and flow rates – and that’s a good thing

River flow rate has been where it should be to July 1 for the salmon out-migration period: BC Hydro

Campbell River flow levels discharging from the John Hart powerhouse at the Elk Falls Canyon in the summer of 2022 are expected to be around normal, meaning higher than they’ve been for the last four years, according to BC Hydro. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell river Mirror
Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
After four days in the hot sun with chainsaws buzzing and sawdust flying, Transformations on the Shore carvers (from left) Bill McDonald, Dan Richey and festival founder Max Chickite pose for a picture Saturday, June 25 on Richey’s 2022 creation. The Transformations on The Shore Carving Festival returned to Frank James Park in a reduced form after the pandemic-induced hiatus. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Transformations on the shore carving festival makes a welcome return

The 25th annual Transformations on the Shore carving competition returned June 22-25…

Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
After four days in the hot sun with chainsaws buzzing and sawdust flying, Transformations on the Shore carvers (from left) Bill McDonald, Dan Richey and festival founder Max Chickite pose for a picture Saturday, June 25 on Richey’s 2022 creation. The Transformations on The Shore Carving Festival returned to Frank James Park in a reduced form after the pandemic-induced hiatus. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The Hama?Elas Community Kitchen in downtown Campbell River is one of the services that will likely be “grandparented” and staying where it is under a new city bylaw amendment that will say where new social services can locate. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River looks to locate its social services outside downtown core

Public hearing on new bylaw to allow community input set for June 29

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The Hama?Elas Community Kitchen in downtown Campbell River is one of the services that will likely be “grandparented” and staying where it is under a new city bylaw amendment that will say where new social services can locate. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Stock photo of Mazda 3 is similar to suspect vehicle in a hit and run incident in Oyster River June 18. Photo provided by Campbell River RCMP

Man intentionally run over in hit and run incident south of Campbell River

RCMP seeking dash cam footage or other information

Stock photo of Mazda 3 is similar to suspect vehicle in a hit and run incident in Oyster River June 18. Photo provided by Campbell River RCMP
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Fatal shooting in Campbell River neighbourhood

One man is dead and a woman is in hospital suffering from gunshot wounds

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo