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NDP candidate for North Island - Powell River, Rachel Blaney. Photo contributed

Rachel Blaney on her way to victory in North Island – Powell River

Leads with more than 87 per cent of polls reporting

NDP candidate for North Island - Powell River, Rachel Blaney. Photo contributed
A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: Ferry between Campbell River and Quadra Island resumes service

Service will operate in shuttle mode to accommodate the accumulated vehicle traffic from the earlier sailing cancellations

A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
The North Island College Students’ Union is hosting two youth and student-centred debates before the 2021 Federal election. (Google Maps photo)

Youth-centered debates planned for North Island – Powell River, Courtenay – Alberni ridings

North Island College Students’ Union hosting two virtual events

The North Island College Students’ Union is hosting two youth and student-centred debates before the 2021 Federal election. (Google Maps photo)
Campbell River RCMP have receive multiple complains in August 2021 of a new internet extortion scheme. Pixabay image

Don’t get naked on the internet for strangers, B.C. Mounties warn

RCMP say lurid online scheme being used to blackmail British Columbians

Campbell River RCMP have receive multiple complains in August 2021 of a new internet extortion scheme. Pixabay image
Island Nagalis sponsors: BC Ferries’ Strategic Planning Manager Joanne Doyle and Lorraine Henderson from Wei Wai Kum First Nation. BC Ferries photo

New Island Class ferries receive First Nations-inspired names

Island Nagalis and Island K’ulut’a will enter service on Campbell River - Quadra Island route in 2022

Island Nagalis sponsors: BC Ferries’ Strategic Planning Manager Joanne Doyle and Lorraine Henderson from Wei Wai Kum First Nation. BC Ferries photo
Along with ferris wheels and fun food, this weekend’s carnival saw its share of fights. Campbell River Mirror files

Drunken fisticuffs and tomfoolery mar Campbell River carnival

Mounties received 10 calls for service at carnival grounds on Saturday night.

Along with ferris wheels and fun food, this weekend’s carnival saw its share of fights. Campbell River Mirror files
Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)

Island Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Discovery Harbour long-term care home in Campbell River

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Discovery Harbour long-term…

Positive COVID-19 tests have been confirmed for Carihi High School (file photo)
Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Smoke plume rises from fire 2.5 kilometres from Ehatis on Vancouver Island's west coast. Photo by Ehattesaht/Chinehkint Councillor Cory Hanson.

First Nation declares state of emergency on Vancouver Island’s west coast

Wildfire reminds Zeballos-area First Nation of extensive evacuations due to blaze in 2018

Smoke plume rises from fire 2.5 kilometres from Ehatis on Vancouver Island's west coast. Photo by Ehattesaht/Chinehkint Councillor Cory Hanson.
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)
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)

Blaney pens letter to minister about veteran supports

Concerned about veterans losing some income

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)
Campbell River RCMP investigate ‘senseless destruction’ at daycare. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
Campbell River RCMP investigate ‘senseless destruction’ at daycare. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted

NIC expands Health Care Assistant course offerings

Blended delivery lets students do courses online, but attend labs at St. Joe’s in Comox

Health Care Assistant students practise skills in the lab at St. Joe’s in Comox. Photo submitted
RCMP offer some tips on how to avoid being pulled over while driving this summer. Photo via rcmp-grc.gc.ca

RCMP offer 7 tips to avoid being pulled over this summer

Tips aren’t as common sense as one would think – RCMP

RCMP offer some tips on how to avoid being pulled over while driving this summer. Photo via rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Police say the driver of this car is lucky to be alive following an accident the night of May 3 on the Inland Island Highway near Campbell River, B.C. Image provided

Vancouver Island man lucky to be alive after crash into pond: RCMP

Driver walked away with minor injuries

Police say the driver of this car is lucky to be alive following an accident the night of May 3 on the Inland Island Highway near Campbell River, B.C. Image provided
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: More than 85 people displaced by Campbell River apartment fire

Traffic is being diverted around Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Island Health is requesting all gift deliveries, including flowers to cease. The move is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Pixabay Image
Island Health is requesting all gift deliveries, including flowers to cease. The move is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Pixabay Image
Campbell River RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alledged road rage and assault that took place March 16 at Highway 19 and Maryland Road. Black Press File Photo

Campbell River RCMP look for witnesses to March 16 road rage incident

Alleged interaction took place at Highway 19 and Maryland Road

Campbell River RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alledged road rage and assault that took place March 16 at Highway 19 and Maryland Road. Black Press File Photo
NIC’s Aboriginal Education Facilitator Sara Child is developing a new Indigenous Language Fluency certificate, which will launch this fall. Image provided

NIC developing Indigenous Language Fluency Certificate

Course to be available at Mixalakwila campus come September

NIC’s Aboriginal Education Facilitator Sara Child is developing a new Indigenous Language Fluency certificate, which will launch this fall. Image provided
WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair

WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair

Check out vendors, venues and more at the Comox Community Centre today until 4 p.m.

WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair