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Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out

Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out

Village of Tahsis Council is urging all persons considering a trip to…

Tahsis ‘all in’ on social distancing, so village asks you to stay out
Aaron Dobie of InReach Online Physio Services demonstrates a telerehab session from the physioherapist’s side. Photo contributed.

Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19

Just because services, jobs, and socializing have been put on hold, it…

Aaron Dobie of InReach Online Physio Services demonstrates a telerehab session from the physioherapist’s side. Photo contributed.
A case of COVID-19 at Berwick-by-the-Sea seniors residence in Campbell River has been confirmed. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Cambpell River Mirror

Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed

Berwick by the Sea, Island Health taking necessary steps to protect residents, staff and community

A case of COVID-19 at Berwick-by-the-Sea seniors residence in Campbell River has been confirmed. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Cambpell River Mirror
Men In Kilts franchise owner Chris Strong bags some groceries that he bought for a Campbell River senior citizen as part of his company’s effort to help people who find it difficult to get out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy Chris Strong/Men In Kilts

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

Men In Kilts franchise owner Chris Strong bags some groceries that he bought for a Campbell River senior citizen as part of his company’s effort to help people who find it difficult to get out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy Chris Strong/Men In Kilts
Dr. Charmaine Enns, the North Island medical health officer, pleaded for a sense of unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo by Mike Chouinard

COVID-19 pandemic is no time for divisiveness, North Island medical health officer says

Defends Island Health’s handling of the crisis

Dr. Charmaine Enns, the North Island medical health officer, pleaded for a sense of unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo by Mike Chouinard
Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says

Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says

We are too dependent on each other, Dr. Bonnie Henry says

Interprovincial travel ban an unlikely response to combat COVID-19, B.C.’s top doctor says
Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits

Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits

Residents of island off east coast of Vancouver Island concerned about COVID-19 impacts

Quadra Islanders ask non-residents to avoid unnecessary visits
Norm Ritchie and Tyler Abbott consult their materials before starting to knock on doors in the south end of Campbell River on Oct. 29, 2019. The Campbell River Search and Rescue members were taking part in a training exercise centred around an emergency evacuation. Filep hoto by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges

Provides list of recommendations so you can come home safe

Norm Ritchie and Tyler Abbott consult their materials before starting to knock on doors in the south end of Campbell River on Oct. 29, 2019. The Campbell River Search and Rescue members were taking part in a training exercise centred around an emergency evacuation. Filep hoto by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
Cape Breton fiddle legend Natalie MacMaster will be appearing at the Port Theatre on Sunday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. (Photo contributed)

Natalie MacMaster reflects on her music, her life and her legend

Canadian fiddling superstar performs solo show at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Cape Breton fiddle legend Natalie MacMaster will be appearing at the Port Theatre on Sunday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. (Photo contributed)
Peter Tomlinson of Coquitlam (left) is shown holding a freshly-caught chinook salmon at Discovery Harbour Marina in Campbell River following an expedition with fishing guide Brant Peniuk (right) on July 16, 2019. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

Fisheries and Oceans Canada to reinstate 2019 Fraser River Chinook sports fishing restrictions on interim basis

North Island-Powell River MP calls for measures to support sport fishery

Peter Tomlinson of Coquitlam (left) is shown holding a freshly-caught chinook salmon at Discovery Harbour Marina in Campbell River following an expedition with fishing guide Brant Peniuk (right) on July 16, 2019. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror
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
One of the vehicles heading off to Tuesday’s rally in Victoria from Campbell River has a message for the provincial government. The rally began with a convoy setting off from Campbell River and stopping in at Parksville and Chemainus to pick up more rally participants. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Convoy of forest industry supporters on its way to Victoria

Rally at the B.C. legislature begins with participants setting off from Campbell River

One of the vehicles heading off to Tuesday’s rally in Victoria from Campbell River has a message for the provincial government. The rally began with a convoy setting off from Campbell River and stopping in at Parksville and Chemainus to pick up more rally participants. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
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Forestry convoy headed down Vancouver Island to legislature lawn

Rally to be held Tuesday in Victoria pushing for the protection of ‘working forests’

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The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied

Searchers for missing Comox Valley man Michael Gazetas seek truck owner

Want to identify a truck which was heading west on Highway 28 the day Gazetas disappeared

The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied
TODAY: Black Press Media Extreme Career and Education Fair! Don’t forget your resumé

TODAY: Black Press Media Extreme Career and Education Fair! Don’t forget your resumé

A strong resumé leaves a lasting impression – literally

TODAY: Black Press Media Extreme Career and Education Fair! Don’t forget your resumé
A picture from the Facebook group “Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island” posted Friday morning by Spencer Graham shows a truck stopped across the Island Highway. Facebook/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island

UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: Island Highway north of Sayward junction now open

Road had been closed after a semi-truck involved in an incident blocked the highway completely

A picture from the Facebook group “Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island” posted Friday morning by Spencer Graham shows a truck stopped across the Island Highway. Facebook/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island
The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

The aftermath of a bear raid on a Campbell River family’s freezer is strewn about the carport floor Friday morning. Sharla Marr - photo
Photos from dives in October and November show blood red effluent discharged from Brown’s Bay Packing Co.’s plant north of Campbell River. Tavish Campbell photo

Island fish processing plant still discharges contaminated effluent, activist says

But company says testing and monitoring shows it has no measurable impact on the environment

Photos from dives in October and November show blood red effluent discharged from Brown’s Bay Packing Co.’s plant north of Campbell River. Tavish Campbell photo
B.C. teacher said he would use student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip

B.C. teacher said he would use student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip

Campbell River teacher-on-call suspended three weeks after November 2018 incident

B.C. teacher said he would use student to ‘whack’ two others on Grade 8 field trip
Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested

Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested

Victim was able to identify assailant to police

Suspect in Gold River stabbing arrested