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Troy Clifford, president of president of the Ambulance Paramedics Of BC hopes recently announced changes help restore province’s “renowned ambulance service.” (Black Press Media File)

‘Nobody should have to wait for an ambulance’ — paramedic union president

Island communities to see improved ambulance service

 

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

 

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)
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries

Newest B.C. ferry crosses into the Pacific

BC Ferries Island 3 went through the Panama Canal Wednesday bound for Quadra Island run

Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie

Quadra Island farmer throws rock at grizzly to protect goats

Conservation Officers asking people to call RAPP number immediately if they see the bear

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie
A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe

VIDEO: Whales appear during Indigenous ceremony for 215 children in Campbell River

‘Our ancestors wouldn’t appear if we weren’t doing things in a good way’ — Cory Cliffe

A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe
A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe

VIDEO: Whales appear during Indigenous ceremony for 215 children in Campbell River

‘Our ancestors wouldn’t appear if we weren’t doing things in a good way’ — Cory Cliffe

A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe
Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite

Camp Ignite helps young women pursue firefighting careers

Campbell River firefighter helps organize yearly event

Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press

Connected Coast disconnection fires up Vancouver Island officials

Conflicting accounts of connection speeds throws wrench into plans SRD directors say

Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
The new Island Class ferry destined for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route will be travelling to North America from Romania under its own power. Photo supplied by BC Ferries

VIDEO: New B.C. ferry for Campbell River-to-Quadra run on its way across the Atlantic

First of the Island Class ferries to make the transatlantic journey on its own

The new Island Class ferry destined for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route will be travelling to North America from Romania under its own power. Photo supplied by BC Ferries
A game camera near the Klahoose reservation on Cortes Island caught this glimpse of a truck leaving the woodlot at around 2:30 on Sunday morning. Photo supplied by Klahoose First Nation

Klahoose First Nation cutblock vandalized on Cortes Island

Ribbons pulled down, gravel poured into gas tank at site

A game camera near the Klahoose reservation on Cortes Island caught this glimpse of a truck leaving the woodlot at around 2:30 on Sunday morning. Photo supplied by Klahoose First Nation
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Two knife incidents reported on same day in Campbell River

Stabbing and knife fight both occured on May 13

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
A cloud of black smoke rose over Campbellton on Sunday as a shed was on fire. Photo courtesy Janet Barrett.
A cloud of black smoke rose over Campbellton on Sunday as a shed was on fire. Photo courtesy Janet Barrett.
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

North Vancouver Island Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program ready to relaunch

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety while providing marine safety net

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
Destroyed window at Ministry of Social Development offices in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP

Police investigating arson in downtown Campbell River

Fire set at BC Employment and Assistance Office

Destroyed window at Ministry of Social Development offices in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
Courtoreille may be travelling in a grey 2016 Nissan Murano. Photo supplied

RCMP looking for for missing 18-year-old

Public’s help requested in search for Dakota Courtoreille, last seen in Campbell River

Courtoreille may be travelling in a grey 2016 Nissan Murano. Photo supplied
Eagle nesting trees are protected in Campbell River, but only certain trees have the designation. File photo

Island city protecting nesting trees lets eagles and humans coexist

Specific trees added to Campbell River’s protected list provided they meet criteria

Eagle nesting trees are protected in Campbell River, but only certain trees have the designation. File photo
Ryan Rasmussen goes on a training run on Quadra Island. Photo supplied.

Quadra Island man to run 160 km to raise funds for alternative cancer care

‘I feel like I need to be in pain to raise the money… I can’t do something that’s easy’ — Ryan Rasmussen

Ryan Rasmussen goes on a training run on Quadra Island. Photo supplied.