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Scenes like this one in the dugout are all too frequent for parents and kids arriving to play baseball at Nunns Creek Park these days, spurring a request to the city to let them move to the Sportsplex in Willow Point. Photo from CRMB presentation to City of Campbell River

Needles, feces and the unhoused send Island kids baseball program to greener pastures

Campbell River minor baseball program switches ballparks over growing safety concerns

Scenes like this one in the dugout are all too frequent for parents and kids arriving to play baseball at Nunns Creek Park these days, spurring a request to the city to let them move to the Sportsplex in Willow Point. Photo from CRMB presentation to City of Campbell River
Campbell River Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance Service crews load an injured man into a basket stretcher on the rocks above Elk Falls on April 5. It’s believed the man slipped on the rocks and injured his leg, but the situation could have ended much more tragically, rescuers say. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Rescuers pluck injured man from slippery rocks above Elk Falls

Rescuers warn people to obey signage after latest incident at towering cascade near Campbell River

Campbell River Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance Service crews load an injured man into a basket stretcher on the rocks above Elk Falls on April 5. It’s believed the man slipped on the rocks and injured his leg, but the situation could have ended much more tragically, rescuers say. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Colleen Wilson, otherwise known as The Crowtographer, adds some photos to her collection one day after work recently down at Robert Ostler Park. Wilson has garnered over 11,000 followers on Instagram and over 21,000 on Facebook by sharing her hobby online. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River ‘Crowtographer’ gaining huge social media following

Colleen Wilson says in a time of human disconnection, it can still be found in the eyes of animals

Colleen Wilson, otherwise known as The Crowtographer, adds some photos to her collection one day after work recently down at Robert Ostler Park. Wilson has garnered over 11,000 followers on Instagram and over 21,000 on Facebook by sharing her hobby online. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP are again reminding people to call 911 if they suspect an impaired driver is on the road. Black Press File Photo

Drivers tested at three times legal limit ‘unnerve’ Campbell River RCMP

“Parked vehicles are rarely known to jump out and cause accidents”

Campbell River RCMP are again reminding people to call 911 if they suspect an impaired driver is on the road. Black Press File Photo
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Lower Mainland trio arrested after Campbell River man stabbed multiple times

Man turns up at hospital with ‘multiple serious and life-threatening stab wounds’

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
What does it take to successfully win a seat in this room? Current, new and past city councilors chime in. Mirror File Photo

So you want to run for a Vancouver Island city council?

New, current and past city councilors chime in on what it takes to win a municipal election

What does it take to successfully win a seat in this room? Current, new and past city councilors chime in. Mirror File Photo
Blake Cann, Melissa Jones and Blake Jr. (bottom right) welcomed their newest family member, Paisley Sandra-Lynn Cann in the back of an ambulance on the side of Highway 19A after a harrowing drive down-Island from Port McNeill in the early hours of 2021. Photo courtesy Cann family

Expectant B.C. mom dodges branches, elk and an empty gas tank to deliver New Year’s baby

Harrowing ordeal for couple ends in joy on the side of highway north of Campbell River

Blake Cann, Melissa Jones and Blake Jr. (bottom right) welcomed their newest family member, Paisley Sandra-Lynn Cann in the back of an ambulance on the side of Highway 19A after a harrowing drive down-Island from Port McNeill in the early hours of 2021. Photo courtesy Cann family
A home of Murphy Street was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived, but all five occupants managed to get to safety thanks to working smoke detectors, according to Campbell River Fire. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire/Twitter

Five safe after fire rips through home in Campbell River

Working smoke alarms save lives,’ read the post on Twitter Saturday morning from the fire department

A home of Murphy Street was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived, but all five occupants managed to get to safety thanks to working smoke detectors, according to Campbell River Fire. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire/Twitter
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
Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC

Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Campbell River’s Keith Notter has claimed the Guaranteed $1 million prize from the March 11 Lotto 6/49 draw on behalf of his coffee group, who all chip in for tickets every week. Photo courtesy BCLC
Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.

Vancouver Island distillery wins award for best Canadian rye whisky

Shelter Point cleans up at Canadian Whisky Awards

Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.
What was initially supposed to be a series of presentations put on by the Sierra Club of BC and the Wilderness Committee at the Community Centre on Monday night instead became a support rally for foresry workers in the region outside the locked doors with signs on them that announced the event had been cancelled. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Sierra Club presentation becomes pro-forestry rally after Campbell River event cancelled

Organization says it’s disappointed that their booking at Community Centre was cancelled by the city

What was initially supposed to be a series of presentations put on by the Sierra Club of BC and the Wilderness Committee at the Community Centre on Monday night instead became a support rally for foresry workers in the region outside the locked doors with signs on them that announced the event had been cancelled. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Abigail McCorquodale and her father Doug talk about their travels from Port Hardy to Victoria throughout Abigail’s treatment, and what a difference Jeneece Place made – and soon Qwalayu House will make – to families who have to travel for medical care. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Qwalayu House in Campbell River to be North Island families’ home away from home

$7-million facility to be modeled on Jeneece Place in Victoria

Abigail McCorquodale and her father Doug talk about their travels from Port Hardy to Victoria throughout Abigail’s treatment, and what a difference Jeneece Place made – and soon Qwalayu House will make – to families who have to travel for medical care. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Island man in ‘serious but stable’ condition after domestic dispute results in knife wounds

Island man in ‘serious but stable’ condition after domestic dispute results in knife wounds

33-year-old woman in custody for assault causing bodily harm

Island man in ‘serious but stable’ condition after domestic dispute results in knife wounds
Campbell River is set to be one of three new government-run cannabis retail outlets in the province. The BCLDB was in town on Thursday hiring for the outlet, which is expected to open this summer. Black Press File Photo

Campbell River could be home to the second government cannabis store, first on the Island

‘We’ll be opening three more at about the same time, and this will be one of the three’

Campbell River is set to be one of three new government-run cannabis retail outlets in the province. The BCLDB was in town on Thursday hiring for the outlet, which is expected to open this summer. Black Press File Photo
Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run in Campbellton

Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run in Campbellton

Police looking for information on both the incident and the woman, who had no identification

Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run in Campbellton
Canadian rock icon Matt Good stops in Campbell River for the third time in five years, this time playing solo with just an acoustic guitar, re-imagining his old hits in a completely new way. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Matt Good totally re-imagines his own songs for acoustic guitar

Opening act, Toronto-based Poesy, a vocal powerhouse to watch soar to stardom

Canadian rock icon Matt Good stops in Campbell River for the third time in five years, this time playing solo with just an acoustic guitar, re-imagining his old hits in a completely new way. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo

Man pulls gun on off-duty Vancouver Island police officer

Incident leads to seizure of ‘a very large quantity of firearms’

RCMP are continuing to search a Campbell River home after ‘a very large quantity of firearms of various descriptions’ were found following an incident in Beaver Lodge Lands. Black Press File Photo
Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers

Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers

‘Witnesses quickly came to her aid and stopped the assault’ say RCMP

Elderly B.C. man charged after woman hit with hammers
Campbell River City Council has officially supported the first of its applications for a non-medical cannabis retailer. Black Press File Photo

City of Campbell River approves its first pot shop

Application now goes back to the province for issuance of final license to operate

Campbell River City Council has officially supported the first of its applications for a non-medical cannabis retailer. Black Press File Photo