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RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo

Man pulls gun on off-duty Vancouver Island police officer

Incident leads to seizure of ‘a very large quantity of firearms’

RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo
RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo

Man pulls gun on off-duty police officer trying to help him find his dog

Incident leads to the discovery of a large amount of firearms in Campbell River area home

RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo
Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers

Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers

‘Witnesses quickly came to her aid and stopped the assault’ say RCMP

Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers
Campbell River City Council has officially supported the first of its applications for a non-medical cannabis retailer. Black Press File Photo

City of Campbell River approves its first pot shop

Application now goes back to the province for issuance of final license to operate

Campbell River City Council has officially supported the first of its applications for a non-medical cannabis retailer. Black Press File Photo
Two women did not return from a walk on Wednesday evening on Quadra Island, spurring search and rescue teams to converge on the northeast area of the island.

Missing hikers on Quadra pull search teams from all over the Island

Two women, aged 69 and 70, did not return from what was supposed to be an hour-long walk Wednesday

Two women did not return from a walk on Wednesday evening on Quadra Island, spurring search and rescue teams to converge on the northeast area of the island.
Referendum packages have been mailed, but Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie says seniors who moved into care homes since May of last year may not receive one.

Seniors in care homes may not get referendum ballots in the mail: Seniors Advocate

Voters list was established in May 2017, so if they moved into a care home since then….

Referendum packages have been mailed, but Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie says seniors who moved into care homes since May of last year may not receive one.
NIC metal jewellery design student Valerie Harty stands by a display of some of the pieces she created throughout her time in the program. Photo courtesy NIC

North island College grad to launch Island-wide silver guild

‘You are who you are and you love what you love,’ says Calgary-transplant Valerie Harty

NIC metal jewellery design student Valerie Harty stands by a display of some of the pieces she created throughout her time in the program. Photo courtesy NIC
Nicole Klaric is working at a childcare centre in Port Hardy since completing North Island College’s ECE diploma program. Photo courtesy NIC

NIC to get ECE seats for evening/weekend program

There’s a ‘dire need’ for more certified early childhood educators, according to NIC dean

Nicole Klaric is working at a childcare centre in Port Hardy since completing North Island College’s ECE diploma program. Photo courtesy NIC
A small brush fire near Duncan Bay Main Line Road southwest of Campbell River is now under control. source, BC Wildfire Service map

Small brush fire southwest of Campbell River under control

Fire service investigating cause of the fire on Sunday

A small brush fire near Duncan Bay Main Line Road southwest of Campbell River is now under control. source, BC Wildfire Service map
Island Health has issued a warning to those who harvest shellfish after illnesses have cropped up across the Island. (Black Press File Photo)

Island Health issues warning to shellfish self-harvesters

‘Seizures, unstable blood pressure, paralysis, difficulty breathing, coma or death may occur’

Island Health has issued a warning to those who harvest shellfish after illnesses have cropped up across the Island. (Black Press File Photo)
VIDEO: Accident caught on Vancouver Island RCMP dashcam

VIDEO: Accident caught on Vancouver Island RCMP dashcam

‘This momentary lapse of attention nearly had dire consequences for all involved’

VIDEO: Accident caught on Vancouver Island RCMP dashcam
VIDEO: Accident caught on Campbell River RCMP dashcam

VIDEO: Accident caught on Campbell River RCMP dashcam

‘This momentary lapse of attention nearly had dire consequences for all involved’

VIDEO: Accident caught on Campbell River RCMP dashcam
A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo                                Smoke was visible from the road to Quinsam Coal Mine. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island wildfire burning near Campbell River coal mine

The fire is suspected to be human caused at this time

A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo                                Smoke was visible from the road to Quinsam Coal Mine. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo

Wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine in Campbell River

The suspected cause of the fire is being listed as ‘Person’ by the BC Wildfire Service

A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo
Campbell River Storm

Campbell River Storm to host 2019 Cyclone Taylor Cup

Now the goal is to host the tournament as the defending champions by winning in Richmond

Campbell River Storm
Rory Allen and her friend Abby Borge walk across the rainbow crosswalk which was painted by Phoenix school students in honour of the Campbell River Pride Festival two years ago. Council confirmed this week that they will no longer consider suspending their policy of not allowing non-standardized crosswalk markings. Mirror File Photo

No more colourful crosswalks for Campbell River

Safety concerns cited, more artistic opportunities to be put in place instead

Rory Allen and her friend Abby Borge walk across the rainbow crosswalk which was painted by Phoenix school students in honour of the Campbell River Pride Festival two years ago. Council confirmed this week that they will no longer consider suspending their policy of not allowing non-standardized crosswalk markings. Mirror File Photo
Wounded Warriors runner Simon Brown completes the Sayward to Campbell River leg of the Island-long journey Wednesday afternoon alongside his support rider and escorted by various emergency vehicles on his way to the Comfort Inn, where the team would stay the night before traveling down to Comox Thursday. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

‘You just don’t know when someone has a challenge’

Wounded Warriors Run BC spreads awareness of mental health, hopes to raise $100,000

Wounded Warriors runner Simon Brown completes the Sayward to Campbell River leg of the Island-long journey Wednesday afternoon alongside his support rider and escorted by various emergency vehicles on his way to the Comfort Inn, where the team would stay the night before traveling down to Comox Thursday. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
A concerned resident asks those in attendance at the Neighbourhood Public Meeting July 10 of this year at Willow Point Hall to rise if they want the area in question to remain zoned R-1. The rezoning application was to receive first and second reading this week to be sent to a public hearing, but it don’t even get that far before being shot down by council.

Penfield rezoning application doesn’t even make it to first reading

Council hears residents ‘loud and clear’ on Penfield development proposal

A concerned resident asks those in attendance at the Neighbourhood Public Meeting July 10 of this year at Willow Point Hall to rise if they want the area in question to remain zoned R-1. The rezoning application was to receive first and second reading this week to be sent to a public hearing, but it don’t even get that far before being shot down by council.
The recipients of two recent awards and one honourable mention at the international Videography Awards take a moment to celebrate at this week’s meeting of city council. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

City of Campbell River recognized for recent video productions

The award-winning videos were judged in the international Videographer Awards program

The recipients of two recent awards and one honourable mention at the international Videography Awards take a moment to celebrate at this week’s meeting of city council. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Young Island hockey fan gets to hang with her hockey hero

Young Island hockey fan gets to hang with her hockey hero

Mackinkley Whalen, 11, wrote a ‘get well soon’ card to Ryan Kesler and got a heck of a surprise

Young Island hockey fan gets to hang with her hockey hero