Alistair Taylor

A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie

VIDEO: Perfect timing!

This young whale watcher near Campbell River timed the perfect pose.

A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie
Catch The Passion of Russia on Vancouver Island

Catch The Passion of Russia on Vancouver Island

Hear the works of famous Russian composers like Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and…

Catch The Passion of Russia on Vancouver Island
Campbell River RCMP are investigating a suspicious incident of a man approaching a young boy who was walking to school Friday. (BLACK PRESS file)

Child flees suspicious encounter with a stranger in Campbell River

A boy walking to school was approached by a male Friday morning

Campbell River RCMP are investigating a suspicious incident of a man approaching a young boy who was walking to school Friday. (BLACK PRESS file)
A black bear took refuge at the Discovery Harbour Marina Sept. 8. Photo by Brad Drake

Complaint filed over black bear shooting at Campbell River marina

A complaint has been laid about the way a Conservation Officer handled…

A black bear took refuge at the Discovery Harbour Marina Sept. 8. Photo by Brad Drake
Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing

Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing

People staying in a Campbell River home are lucky to be alive…

Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing
A conservation officer keeps a close eye on a bear at the Discovery Harbour Marina this morning. The animal was eventually shot. Photo by Brad Drake

UPDATE: Conservation officer felt black bear posed too great a risk

Officer decided to put down the increasingly-agitated bear found wandering around the Campbell River marina.

A conservation officer keeps a close eye on a bear at the Discovery Harbour Marina this morning. The animal was eventually shot. Photo by Brad Drake
Heavy machinery contours the bed of the Salmon River northwest of Campbell River today to restore the river to a natural state after the Salmon River Diversion Dam was removed last week. Photo: Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: BC Hydro removes Salmon River Diversion Dam

BC Hydro’s timber crib dam on the Salmon River is now gone.…

Heavy machinery contours the bed of the Salmon River northwest of Campbell River today to restore the river to a natural state after the Salmon River Diversion Dam was removed last week. Photo: Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace
Diver Maxwell Hohn of DiveSafe is seen through a hole in the ice at a frozen Echo Lake on New Year’s Day.

VIDEO: Vancouver Island freediver recorded swimming under frozen lake

Echo Lake west of Campbell River was the site of a freedive tolerance training session

Diver Maxwell Hohn of DiveSafe is seen through a hole in the ice at a frozen Echo Lake on New Year’s Day.

OUT ON A LIMB: Stompin’ Tom: The man, the legend, the piece of plywood

Connors was as hick as they come when you first looked at him