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Hazen Meade is Special Olympics Canada’s 2021 Athlete of the Year. Courtesy Hazen Meade/Special Olympics Canada.

Island athlete named Special Olympics Canada’s 2021 Athlete of the Year

Campbell River’s “Blazin’” Hazen Meade receives national honour

Hazen Meade is Special Olympics Canada’s 2021 Athlete of the Year. Courtesy Hazen Meade/Special Olympics Canada.
Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)

Fraudsters mimic Canada Post in latest email scam

RCMP warns of email claiming Canada Post has a parcel held in your name

Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)
Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal

Wind warning in place for mid-Vancouver Island’s east coast

Gusts up to 90 kmh expected overnight

Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal
A rally similar to one in 2018 was planned for Nov. 18, but postponed due flooding and landslides throughout the province. Photo courtesy of Suavair

Pro-forestry rally in Victoria postponed due to province-wide flooding

Stand Up BC rally was to be held in opposition to old growth deferrals

A rally similar to one in 2018 was planned for Nov. 18, but postponed due flooding and landslides throughout the province. Photo courtesy of Suavair
The BC SPCA is hoping you can help little Daryl make a full recovery after he suffered painful injuries from a serious dog attack. Photo Supplied

Seven-month-old Island puppy needs your help after breaking jaw in dog attack

Campbell River SPCA looking for donations to help puppy Daryl

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help little Daryl make a full recovery after he suffered painful injuries from a serious dog attack. Photo Supplied
NDP candidate for North Island - Powell River, Rachel Blaney. Photo contributed

Rachel Blaney on her way to victory in North Island – Powell River

Leads with more than 87 per cent of polls reporting

NDP candidate for North Island - Powell River, Rachel Blaney. Photo contributed
A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: Ferry between Campbell River and Quadra Island resumes service

Service will operate in shuttle mode to accommodate the accumulated vehicle traffic from the earlier sailing cancellations

A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP have receive multiple complains in August 2021 of a new internet extortion scheme. Pixabay image

Don’t get naked on the internet for strangers, B.C. Mounties warn

RCMP say lurid online scheme being used to blackmail British Columbians

Campbell River RCMP have receive multiple complains in August 2021 of a new internet extortion scheme. Pixabay image
Island Nagalis sponsors: BC Ferries’ Strategic Planning Manager Joanne Doyle and Lorraine Henderson from Wei Wai Kum First Nation. BC Ferries photo

New Island Class ferries receive First Nations-inspired names

Island Nagalis and Island K’ulut’a will enter service on Campbell River - Quadra Island route in 2022

Island Nagalis sponsors: BC Ferries’ Strategic Planning Manager Joanne Doyle and Lorraine Henderson from Wei Wai Kum First Nation. BC Ferries photo
Along with ferris wheels and fun food, this weekend’s carnival saw its share of fights. Campbell River Mirror files

Drunken fisticuffs and tomfoolery mar Campbell River carnival

Mounties received 10 calls for service at carnival grounds on Saturday night.

Along with ferris wheels and fun food, this weekend’s carnival saw its share of fights. Campbell River Mirror files
Smoke plume rises from fire 2.5 kilometres from Ehatis on Vancouver Island's west coast. Photo by Ehattesaht/Chinehkint Councillor Cory Hanson.

First Nation declares state of emergency on Vancouver Island’s west coast

Wildfire reminds Zeballos-area First Nation of extensive evacuations due to blaze in 2018

Smoke plume rises from fire 2.5 kilometres from Ehatis on Vancouver Island's west coast. Photo by Ehattesaht/Chinehkint Councillor Cory Hanson.
Spot prawn fishing is a multimillion dollar industry in B.C. (pixabay)

Island MPs slam DFO for not consulting fishery workers

Decision-making process needs some work, they say

Spot prawn fishing is a multimillion dollar industry in B.C. (pixabay)
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)

Blaney pens letter to minister about veteran supports

Concerned about veterans losing some income

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)
Police say the driver of this car is lucky to be alive following an accident the night of May 3 on the Inland Island Highway near Campbell River, B.C. Image provided

Vancouver Island man lucky to be alive after crash into pond: RCMP

Driver walked away with minor injuries

Police say the driver of this car is lucky to be alive following an accident the night of May 3 on the Inland Island Highway near Campbell River, B.C. Image provided
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: More than 85 people displaced by Campbell River apartment fire

Traffic is being diverted around Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Island Health is requesting all gift deliveries, including flowers to cease. The move is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Pixabay Image
Island Health is requesting all gift deliveries, including flowers to cease. The move is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Pixabay Image
WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair

WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair

Check out vendors, venues and more at the Comox Community Centre today until 4 p.m.

WATCH: Find a perfect venue at Hitched Wedding & Events Affair
United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 held a rally at Western Forest Products’ office in Campbell River on Sept. 26, 2019. The WFP employees have been on strike since July 1. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Latest talks between WFP and USW 1-1937 stall: WFP

Workers have been on strike since July 1

United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 held a rally at Western Forest Products’ office in Campbell River on Sept. 26, 2019. The WFP employees have been on strike since July 1. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
Truck is reported to have crashed into Buttle Lake near Lupin Falls. Google map

Truck crashes into Buttle Lake west of Campbell River killing driver

The BC Coroners Service is investigating

Truck is reported to have crashed into Buttle Lake near Lupin Falls. Google map
Police said on Tuesday that a missing Campbell River man had been found dead. File photo

Missing 24-year-old Campbell River man found dead, say police

Carter Gorjeu reported missing Sunday evening

Police said on Tuesday that a missing Campbell River man had been found dead. File photo