Campbell River

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
NIC instructor Jeff Lawrence will be teaching the newly relaunched Education 101 course this fall for students studying to become teachers. Image submitted

New North Island College course focuses on presentation skills for future teachers

Education 101 will be delivered digitally

  • Sep 15, 2020
NIC instructor Jeff Lawrence will be teaching the newly relaunched Education 101 course this fall for students studying to become teachers. Image submitted
Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Campbell River RCMP were called to a report of a man being…

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River
The Immigrant Welcome Centre has a new survey. File photo

Immigrant Welcome Centre launches survey for new and long-time residents

Survey available to address needs of the Comox Valley, Campbell River communities

  • Aug 30, 2020
The Immigrant Welcome Centre has a new survey. File photo
A Mosaic employee releases a northern goshawk rehabilitated by Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society after it was found as chick injured from a fall from its nest near Mount Washington. Mosaic Forest Management photo

VIDEO: Rescued Northern Goshawk takes flight on Vancouver Island

Raptor fell from nest as a chick; rehabilitated by Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society

  • Aug 27, 2020
A Mosaic employee releases a northern goshawk rehabilitated by Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society after it was found as chick injured from a fall from its nest near Mount Washington. Mosaic Forest Management photo
Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success

Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success

More than $25,000 raised to support Courtenay and Campbell River projects

  • Aug 25, 2020
Habitat for Humanity’s online auction an overwhelming success
Antonius Vollenberg. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Islander went to laundromat and came back with $800K

Antonius Vollenberg purchased the winning lottery ticket at the laundromat

Antonius Vollenberg. (Submitted photo)
Water well drilling to disrupt Oyster River Nature Park users

Water well drilling to disrupt Oyster River Nature Park users

Project will increase capacity for Black Creek/Oyster Bay Water System

  • Aug 24, 2020
Water well drilling to disrupt Oyster River Nature Park users
VIDEO: Cougar spooks deer in Vancouver Island subdivision

VIDEO: Cougar spooks deer in Vancouver Island subdivision

A Campbell River resident captured video footage of a couple of nervous…

VIDEO: Cougar spooks deer in Vancouver Island subdivision
Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny

Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny

The Campbell River RCMP will be keeping a close eye on the…

  • Aug 14, 2020
Devil’s Hand Poker Run in Campbell River to face RCMP scrutiny
Protesters hold placards and signboards outside North Island MLA Claire Trevena’s office in Campbell River. The group is calling the provincial government to stop old-growth logging. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror.

Old-growth forest defenders in Campbell River call for B.C. forest minister’s resignation

Protestors outside North Island MLA’s office ask government to stop old-growth logging

Protesters hold placards and signboards outside North Island MLA Claire Trevena’s office in Campbell River. The group is calling the provincial government to stop old-growth logging. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror.
A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided

Family of B.C. Instant Pot expert starts endowment in her honour

Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker Wilkowski Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund to benefit NIC culinary students

A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided
Campbell River RCMP responded to a mental distress call on July 28, 2020. File Photo by Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media

Campbell River RCMP respond to mental distress call, use Taser

Man had barricaded himself in a room along the South Island Highway

  • Jul 29, 2020
Campbell River RCMP responded to a mental distress call on July 28, 2020. File Photo by Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media
Dr. Aref Tabarsi, a general pathologist at the North Island Hospital Campbell River Hospital Medical Laboratory, speaks in front of about 200 people at a Town Hall event at the Sportsplex in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 9, 2020.

North Island healthcare advocates demand inquiry into awarding of Campbell River Hospital lab contract

An organization of North Island health care advocates demand an independent investigation…

Dr. Aref Tabarsi, a general pathologist at the North Island Hospital Campbell River Hospital Medical Laboratory, speaks in front of about 200 people at a Town Hall event at the Sportsplex in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 9, 2020.
The IIO of B.C. is investigating after a man was allegedly injured following an incident early Sunday morning in north Campbell River. (File Photo)

B.C.’s police watchdog investigating incident in Campbell River

Man taken to hospital with possible fractured arm following physical altercation with police

  • Jul 26, 2020
The IIO of B.C. is investigating after a man was allegedly injured following an incident early Sunday morning in north Campbell River. (File Photo)
The advertisement flyer by Men in Kilts, a North Vancouver Island cleaning franchise, that received criticism for supposedly portraying white supremacy.

Vancouver Island business ad unintentionally features OK gesture linked to white supremacy

Innocuous ‘OK’ gesture in cleaning franchise advertisement gets flak on social media for ‘supposedly’ promoting white supremacy

The advertisement flyer by Men in Kilts, a North Vancouver Island cleaning franchise, that received criticism for supposedly portraying white supremacy.
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)

RCMP seek man facing sexual assault charges

Police believe he may be living on central Vancouver Island but also has a history in the Cariboo region

  • Jul 7, 2020
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)
The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Restaurant to be converted into housing for people experiencing homelessness

BC Housing buys popular Campbell River eatery for $985,000 to serve as bridge housing

The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror