Campbell River

The view from the top of the Ripple Rock Trail hike. The trail, which is managed by Recreation Sites and Trails BC, has been closed as of March 26 until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Brandon Fenton/ Facebook

Ripple Rock Trail now closed to prevent spread of COVID-19

Campbell River-area trail ‘continues to see extremely high use’ – SRD spokesperson

The view from the top of the Ripple Rock Trail hike. The trail, which is managed by Recreation Sites and Trails BC, has been closed as of March 26 until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Brandon Fenton/ Facebook
Sharon Yon hasn’t been in Campbell River for very long, but when she saw a trend emerge in Prince George, she knew it needed to make its way to Vancouver Island. Yon is encouraging people to create and post hearts in their windows during a time when government officials are urging people to stay home, other than for essential needs. ‘It’s good for the kids,’ she says. ‘It gives them an outlet for their creativity.’

Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity

‘It’s all about community and bringing people together’

Sharon Yon hasn’t been in Campbell River for very long, but when she saw a trend emerge in Prince George, she knew it needed to make its way to Vancouver Island. Yon is encouraging people to create and post hearts in their windows during a time when government officials are urging people to stay home, other than for essential needs. ‘It’s good for the kids,’ she says. ‘It gives them an outlet for their creativity.’
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
Jayme Johnson with husband Ryan in Vancouver General Hospital after Ryan was injured by a falling tree. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Vancouver Island man copes with stunning diagnosis after logging accident

Surgery uncertain for father of three due to COVID-19 hospital closures

  • Mar 22, 2020
Jayme Johnson with husband Ryan in Vancouver General Hospital after Ryan was injured by a falling tree. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
A physician at the Campbell River hospital is frustrated with how health authorities are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP

Island doctor says health authority dropping the ball on COVID-19

A physician at the Campbell River Hospital says the public isn’t being…

A physician at the Campbell River hospital is frustrated with how health authorities are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP
Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver

B.C. family’s sidewalk chalk messages lift spirits in a time of social distancing

Campbell River’s Weavers are encouraging others to ‘spread as much positivity as we can’

Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver
The North Island Hospital Campbell River campus. Image courtesy North Island Hospitals Project

Comox-Strathcona hospital board members fear Island Health will ignore opposition to lab service contract

Motion passed expresses opposition; demands Island Health explain potential impact

The North Island Hospital Campbell River campus. Image courtesy North Island Hospitals Project
Strathcona Regional District finance manager moves to Comox Valley
Strathcona Regional District finance manager moves to Comox Valley
B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison

Encounter also led police to a home where 100 guns and explosives were found

B.C. man who pulled a gun on off-duty cop gets two years in prison
5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots

5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots

Miracle Beach Estates has enough room for your home, shop, studio and more!

  • Feb 24, 2020
5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots
5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots

5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots

Miracle Beach Estates has enough room for your home, shop, studio and more!

  • Feb 17, 2020
5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots
The Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub lies smouldering while firefighters conduct clean up operations. The pub caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. March 1. File photo by Curtis Papove

Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub arson approaches one-year anniversary

Its been almost one year since the Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub…

  • Feb 10, 2020
The Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub lies smouldering while firefighters conduct clean up operations. The pub caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. March 1. File photo by Curtis Papove