Campbell River

Ron Nicolaye and the pole on the Island Highway at the Campbell River bridge that a drunk driver crashed into in 1983, changing his life forever. Photo by Marc Kitteringham – Campbell River Mirror

Impaired driving survivor implores people to not drink and drive this holiday season

Campbell River man looks back on 37th anniversary of life-changing incident

Ron Nicolaye and the pole on the Island Highway at the Campbell River bridge that a drunk driver crashed into in 1983, changing his life forever. Photo by Marc Kitteringham – Campbell River Mirror
An aerial shot of the landslide, captured by 49 North Helicopter pilot Bastian Fleury. Photo 49 North Helicopters/Facebook

100 metre wave causes massive washout in coastal B.C. inlet

Landslide causes wave in glacial lake, washes out river in Bute Inlet

An aerial shot of the landslide, captured by 49 North Helicopter pilot Bastian Fleury. Photo 49 North Helicopters/Facebook
SD72 board of school trustees chair John Kerr sent a letter to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside on behalf of the board urging the provice to put teachers and school support staff near the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Mirror file photo
SD72 board of school trustees chair John Kerr sent a letter to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside on behalf of the board urging the provice to put teachers and school support staff near the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Mirror file photo
Owner and pilot in command of Cascadia Air Jeremy Barrett at Campbell River Airport. The new air-taxi service offers three daily flights from Campbell River to Pitt Meadows on the Mainland on weekdays and two flights-a-day on weekends. Photo by Binny Paul/ Campbell River Mirror.

Airline starts air-taxi services between Campbell River and Pitt Meadows

Cascadia Air looks to offer flexibility and connectivity to places in B.C. that are not serviced by bigger jets

Owner and pilot in command of Cascadia Air Jeremy Barrett at Campbell River Airport. The new air-taxi service offers three daily flights from Campbell River to Pitt Meadows on the Mainland on weekdays and two flights-a-day on weekends. Photo by Binny Paul/ Campbell River Mirror.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
BC Ambulance Services reassures people that the service is well staffed and ready to respond. Photo by Don Bodger

BC Ambulance assures the Island community they’re ‘fully staffed’

‘Paramedics are not limited to a geographical area.’ — BCEHS

BC Ambulance Services reassures people that the service is well staffed and ready to respond. Photo by Don Bodger
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Routine police patrol comes across drug deal in downtown Campbell River

A RCMP officer on a routine patrol noticed an apparent drug deal…

  • Dec 2, 2020
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Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP

RCMP seize guns, drugs in Black Creek traffic stop

Two arrested in connection with incident

Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP
Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP

RCMP seize guns, drugs in Black Creek traffic stop

Two arrested in connection with incident

Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP
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Vancouver Island night spot fined twice for COVID-19 violations

Health authorities had concerns raised to them regarding the liquor primary establishment’s actions

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Brenda Wagman has been honoured with the Immigrant Welcome Centre Ambassador Award, recognizing her exceptional leadership qualities in creating an environment that welcomes and includes all newcomers, acknowledging their diversity, humanity and value.

Brenda Wagman receives Immigrant Welcome Centre Ambassador Award

The Immigrant Welcome Centre hosted its very first virtual annual General meeting…

  • Nov 16, 2020
Brenda Wagman has been honoured with the Immigrant Welcome Centre Ambassador Award, recognizing her exceptional leadership qualities in creating an environment that welcomes and includes all newcomers, acknowledging their diversity, humanity and value.
The Immigrant Welcome Centre’s Welcoming Communities Coalition will be hosting its annual community forums virtually, on Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Campbell River and Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Pair of online events planned to address discrimination and racism in the Comox Valley and Campbell River

The Immigrant Welcome Centre’s Welcoming Communities Coalition will be hosting its annual…

  • Nov 8, 2020
The Immigrant Welcome Centre’s Welcoming Communities Coalition will be hosting its annual community forums virtually, on Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Campbell River and Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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
Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018

Nurse diverts opiates and falsifies records at Campbell River Hospital

Nurse facing disciplinary action for moving opiates out of the hospital

Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018
A Sept. 28 COVID-19 exposure at Carihi Secondary School was confirmed by Island Health on Oct. 8. Photo by Binny Paul – Campbell River Mirror

COVID-19 case confirmed at Campbell River high school

Potential exposure at the school occurred Sept. 28

A Sept. 28 COVID-19 exposure at Carihi Secondary School was confirmed by Island Health on Oct. 8. Photo by Binny Paul – Campbell River Mirror
Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Vancouver Island SAR teams join forces to extract injured mountaineers from a glacier

Injured mountaineers rescued from the side of a glacier in Strathcona Park

Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue
Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue

Campbell River and Comox Valley Search and Rescue teams join forces to rescue injured mountaineers

Injured mountaineers rescued from the side of a glacier in Strathcona Park

Search and Rescue personnel await the helicopter to extract the injured mountaineers. Photo courtesy Comox Valley Search and Rescue
B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious

Man became aggressive and was arrested following an interaction with police in July

B.C. watchdog clears police, says injuries Island man suffered during arrest were not serious
Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 15-year-old Kali Pohlman after she walked away from her home at 9 pm on Sept. 24, 2020. Pohlman was last seen near the 200 blk of Evergreen Rd in Campbell River. She was not dressed appropriately for the recent stormy weather. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Campbell River girl found

Pohlman was last seen near the 200 block of Evergreen Road in Campbell River

  • Sep 25, 2020
Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 15-year-old Kali Pohlman after she walked away from her home at 9 pm on Sept. 24, 2020. Pohlman was last seen near the 200 blk of Evergreen Rd in Campbell River. She was not dressed appropriately for the recent stormy weather. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied
Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied