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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.
The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be drafting a letter to the city about the Downtown Safety Select Committee recommendations. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

‘Mean-spirited, dangerous:’ homeless advocates bash Campbell River safety plans

‘It shocks me that our community would have this kind of response’

The Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness will be drafting a letter to the city about the Downtown Safety Select Committee recommendations. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
An adult Chinook salmon swims in Ship Creek in Anchorage in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

B.C. MPs lobby DFO to open fishery for marked hatchery Chinook

Blaney, Singh, May and Johns among signatories to letter

An adult Chinook salmon swims in Ship Creek in Anchorage in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
No injuries were reported in the accident on Sun. March 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Crews respond to roll-over on Inland Island Highway

Snowy conditions likely a factor in crash

No injuries were reported in the accident on Sun. March 14. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River fire crews responded to a house fire on March 11. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror.
Campbell River fire crews responded to a house fire on March 11. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror.
No injuries were reported in the fire on March 8. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
No injuries were reported in the fire on March 8. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Downtown Safety Select Committee has floated the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure in the winter. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Spirit Square glass removal bad for the homeless?

Committee floats idea of removing glass roof from public facility, advocates object

The Downtown Safety Select Committee has floated the idea of removing the glass on the Spirit Square stage structure in the winter. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 positive test at second Campbell River high school

Timberline is second school this week to have positive test

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)

Positive COVID-19 tests confirmed at Campbell River high school

Third positives for school since beginning of school year

Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)