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Violent and non-violent crime have both increased since 2018 in Campbell River. RCMP photo

Campbell River’s Crime Severity Index up since 2018

RCMP say changes to reporting system, size of community part of reason for increase

Violent and non-violent crime have both increased since 2018 in Campbell River. RCMP photo
The landfill, to be located next to the square-shaped structure in the photo, needs to be approved by the ALC and the city. Photo courtesy Google Maps
The landfill, to be located next to the square-shaped structure in the photo, needs to be approved by the ALC and the city. Photo courtesy Google Maps
Three cranes (at left) were seen travelling past Campbell River on Thursday Nov. 5, 2020. They were at Discovery Park industrial area on Friday morning. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Three cranes (at left) were seen travelling past Campbell River on Thursday Nov. 5, 2020. They were at Discovery Park industrial area on Friday morning. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
A propane tank vents at a trailer fire in Elk Falls Campground on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department

Campbell River Fire crews busy with two incidents on Saturday night

VIDEO: Trailer fire and car fire split crews on Saturday evening

A propane tank vents at a trailer fire in Elk Falls Campground on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department
Jennifer Reenas photo via Facebook

Missing woman found in Sayward

RCMP thank public for help in finding woman

Jennifer Reenas photo via Facebook
Director Brad Unger (left) was acclaimed as chair at the Nov. 4, 2020 SRD Board meeting, and director Claire Moglove was elected to the vice chair position. Photo supplied by Strathcona Regional District

New chair chosen for Strathcona Regional District board

MLA-elect Michele Babchuk had held role, now going to Director Brad Unger

Director Brad Unger (left) was acclaimed as chair at the Nov. 4, 2020 SRD Board meeting, and director Claire Moglove was elected to the vice chair position. Photo supplied by Strathcona Regional District
Fire crews responded to a call on Nov. 3. Campbell River Mirror file photo
Fire crews responded to a call on Nov. 3. Campbell River Mirror file photo
RCMP are looking to speak to witnesses or anyone with video of a graffiti spree that occurred in late October. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.
RCMP are looking to speak to witnesses or anyone with video of a graffiti spree that occurred in late October. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Emergency crews attend fire near Highway 28

None injured in Thursday night incident near Campbell River

  • Oct 9, 2020
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
In an incident in 2017, an air ambulance crew from BC Emergency Health Services work to transport a patient from Maple Bay Elementary School. (File photo)

Air ambulance called to possible drowning near Duncan

Status of patient unknown after incident at Quamichan Lake

In an incident in 2017, an air ambulance crew from BC Emergency Health Services work to transport a patient from Maple Bay Elementary School. (File photo)
BC Ambulance personnel and Maple Bay volunteer firefighters tend to a man who was trapped under a car on Kingsview Road on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Maple Bay man rushed to hospital after being trapped under car

BC Ambulance and Maple Bay Fire Department attend scene on Wednesday morning

BC Ambulance personnel and Maple Bay volunteer firefighters tend to a man who was trapped under a car on Kingsview Road on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Area C director Jim Abram is in Campbell River Hospital after falling from his roof in April. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
Area C director Jim Abram is in Campbell River Hospital after falling from his roof in April. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home

Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home

Filmmakers liken pandemic to world wars as ‘generation defining’

Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home
Vancouver Island trail access depends on jurisdiction and use

Vancouver Island trail access depends on jurisdiction and use

Province still encouraging outdoor activities, but ability to ensure social distancing paramount

Vancouver Island trail access depends on jurisdiction and use
Two small wildfires are burning near Marilou Creek northwest of Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service

Wildfires burning northwest of Campbell River

Two fires located near Marilou Creek under various stages of control

Two small wildfires are burning near Marilou Creek northwest of Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service
A hand sanitizer dispenser at the Strathcona Gardens complex, as seen on Saturday. The facility closed Monday night with other local recreation and community facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror.
A hand sanitizer dispenser at the Strathcona Gardens complex, as seen on Saturday. The facility closed Monday night with other local recreation and community facilities. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror.
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Saanich Fire responds to early morning house fire

The D crew were on scene at 4:40 a.m. fire is contained

Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 hits the coast of Port Hardy on March 2, 2020. (Earthquakes Canada)

Earthquake with 4.4 magnitude hits off Vancouver Island north coast

Monday morning earthquake was the third with magnitude higher than 4.0 to hit B.C. coast this year

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 hits the coast of Port Hardy on March 2, 2020. (Earthquakes Canada)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo