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The Village of Zeballos has expanded its evcuation order due to the danger of falling debris and slides. The original order was imposed on Aug. 18 when this fire near the village was well underway. Photo by David Koch/Campbell River Mirror file

Zeballos evacuation order expanded due to danger of debris and slides

The potential for falling debris and rock slides in a section of…

The Village of Zeballos has expanded its evcuation order due to the danger of falling debris and slides. The original order was imposed on Aug. 18 when this fire near the village was well underway. Photo by David Koch/Campbell River Mirror file
Campbell River Search and Rescue was prepared for the worst on Saturday by sending swift water rescue technicians (shown here in training) to rescue trapped hikers near Myra Falls. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue

Hiker suffering head injury extracted from Myra Falls area of Strathcona Park

One of eight calls Campbell River Search and Rescue have responded to since May 1

Campbell River Search and Rescue was prepared for the worst on Saturday by sending swift water rescue technicians (shown here in training) to rescue trapped hikers near Myra Falls. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue
Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour (left), Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and TSN sportscaster Kyle Baukauskas conduct a question-and-answer session at Saturday’s banquet and auction at the Campbell River Sportsplex as part of the Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Brind’Amour and Nugent-Hopkins dish on Vegas, coaching and toughest goalies

Recently-appointed Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour jokingly said first-year expansion team…

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour (left), Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and TSN sportscaster Kyle Baukauskas conduct a question-and-answer session at Saturday’s banquet and auction at the Campbell River Sportsplex as part of the Brind’Amour/Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Search and rescue swift water rescue technicians are shown in training. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue

Don’t become a Search and Rescue statistic this long weekend

Learn how to prepare and be safe in the great outdoors

Campbell River Search and rescue swift water rescue technicians are shown in training. Photo: Campbell River Search and Rescue
Former B.C. NHLer becomes head coach of Carolina Hurricanes

Former B.C. NHLer becomes head coach of Carolina Hurricanes

Campbell River, B.C. product takes helm of team he led to Stanley Cup victory in 2006

Former B.C. NHLer becomes head coach of Carolina Hurricanes
B.C. government releases advisory council report on finfish aquaculture

B.C. government releases advisory council report on finfish aquaculture

Moratorium on new fish farm tenures will remain while government reviews report’s recommendations

B.C. government releases advisory council report on finfish aquaculture
Rick Perry discovered these skeletons at a dumping site on the Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Campbell River. Photo by Rick Perry

New conclusion reached in Campbell River animal skeleton mystery – otters

A verdict is in on the animal skeletons that were dumped on…

Rick Perry discovered these skeletons at a dumping site on the Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Campbell River. Photo by Rick Perry
UPDATE: Arrest made in April 2 hit and run incident on Highway 19 near Campbell River
UPDATE: Arrest made in April 2 hit and run incident on Highway 19 near Campbell River
Rick Perry discovered 18 or so of these skeletons at a dumping site on the Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Campbell River. Photo by Rick Perry

Likely wolf skeletons dumped by logging road west of Campbell River

Approximately 18-20 dog-like skeletons have been dumped at a popular dumping site…

Rick Perry discovered 18 or so of these skeletons at a dumping site on the Duncan Bay Main logging road west of Campbell River. Photo by Rick Perry
Human remains found in Campbell River in February under investigation as a homicide

Human remains found in Campbell River in February under investigation as a homicide

In mid-February, RCMP announced that human remains had been located in a…

Human remains found in Campbell River in February under investigation as a homicide
Diagram depicts the underground tunnels that convey water from the John Hart reservoir (far left of the diagram) down the power tunnel into the generating station where the three generators lie and then out into the Campbell River on the far right. The release valves are depicted in the top left corner of the diagram and exist on the downstream side of the John Hart Dam.

Let the water flow: BC Hydro to flood John Hart generating station tunnels later this month

The John Hart Generating Station replacement project will soon turn on the…

Diagram depicts the underground tunnels that convey water from the John Hart reservoir (far left of the diagram) down the power tunnel into the generating station where the three generators lie and then out into the Campbell River on the far right. The release valves are depicted in the top left corner of the diagram and exist on the downstream side of the John Hart Dam.
Human remains found near Campbell River

Human remains found near Campbell River

Human remains were found in a rural area outside Campbell River, RCMP…

Human remains found near Campbell River
Teal Harle practices on the rails at the Phoenix Snowpark at Pyeong Chang. Instagram@teal_harle

Inside the Olympic performance of the Island’s Teal Harle

Islander finishes fifth in Olympic Men’s Slopestyle final in Pyeong Chang

Teal Harle practices on the rails at the Phoenix Snowpark at Pyeong Chang. Instagram@teal_harle
Tahsis Mayor Jude Schooner passed away in her home Friday, Feb. 16.

Tahsis mayor Jude Schooner succumbs to sudden heart attack

Flags are flying at half mast in the Village of Tahsis after…

Tahsis Mayor Jude Schooner passed away in her home Friday, Feb. 16.
Vancouver Island’s Teal Harle finishes fifth in Olympic Men’s Slopestyle skiing

Vancouver Island’s Teal Harle finishes fifth in Olympic Men’s Slopestyle skiing

‘I’ve definitely surpassed every expectation I had for the Games’ – Harle

Vancouver Island’s Teal Harle finishes fifth in Olympic Men’s Slopestyle skiing
A lingcod’s colouring pales in comparison to the creatures inhabitating the rocks around it. Photo by Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.com

The Marine Detective’s photos show stunning undersea world off Campbell River/Quadra Island

On Jackie Hildering, The Marine Detective’s Facebook page , there’s a poster…

A lingcod’s colouring pales in comparison to the creatures inhabitating the rocks around it. Photo by Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.com
Nootka Sound RCMP looking for Dan Lockhart

Nootka Sound RCMP looking for Dan Lockhart

Was last seen in downtown Victoria.

Nootka Sound RCMP looking for Dan Lockhart
Police had Highway 19a blocked off Sunday afternoon due to a fatal accident in the McGimpsey Road area. Photo by Christopher Buckland

UPDATE: Highway accident claims life of 30-year-old Campbell River woman

A head-on collision on Highway 19A killed a 30-year-old woman from Campbell…

Police had Highway 19a blocked off Sunday afternoon due to a fatal accident in the McGimpsey Road area. Photo by Christopher Buckland
Family of ATV accident victims thanks those involved in search effort

Family of ATV accident victims thanks those involved in search effort

Two lives were lost in attempt to cross creek south of Campbell River

Family of ATV accident victims thanks those involved in search effort
BC Hydro work at Elk Falls dam creates incredible sight

BC Hydro work at Elk Falls dam creates incredible sight

Action has led to a spectacular flow over Elk Falls which always attracts a lot of public attention

BC Hydro work at Elk Falls dam creates incredible sight