Alistair Taylor

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

A Cape Mudge resident involved in poaching dungeness crabs in Vancouver Harbour…

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure
Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat

Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat

‘The furniture was knocked over, there was fur everywhere, blood on the walls’

Dog terrorizes Campbell River senior in her home; kills family cat
Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salmon Point Pub south of Campbell River Friday morning. Photo by Warren Janes

VIDEO: Fire engulfs Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub south of Campbell River

Popular location in business since 1982 destroyed by flames

Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salmon Point Pub south of Campbell River Friday morning. Photo by Warren Janes
Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Court acknowledges steps Michael Andrew McConechy took to change a life of petty crime

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction
Police identified the individuals involved in a radio broadcast for help Friday and determined there was no emergency. (Chechu Risk/Common License Photo)

Kids behind phony radio call in Campbell River get a talking to

Appeal galvanized RCMP and media in attempt to locate the emergency

Police identified the individuals involved in a radio broadcast for help Friday and determined there was no emergency. (Chechu Risk/Common License Photo)
RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules

RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules

Campbell River man high on cocaine led high speed chase through city’s downtown

RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules
Tragic conclusion to search for overdue hiker west of Campbell River

Tragic conclusion to search for overdue hiker west of Campbell River

An overdue hiker was found deceased on the shore of Lower Campbell…

Tragic conclusion to search for overdue hiker west of Campbell River
A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.

Faulty coupling cited as cause of fatal B.C. logging train derailment

Safety device also failed to divert runaway rail cars that killed three crew members in 2017 crash

A RCMP photo included in a WorkSafeBC report shows the scene of a fatal derailment in Woss on April 20, 2017. A faulty coupler released 11 cars down the track, striking a work crew, killing three and seriously injuring two.
A Campbell River family’s doorbell camera caught this midnight visitor checking out their front porch on Sept. 15. See the video at www.campbellrivermirror.com

Bear makes midnight front porch visit in Campbell River

A black bear paid a Campbell River family a midnight visit last…

A Campbell River family’s doorbell camera caught this midnight visitor checking out their front porch on Sept. 15. See the video at www.campbellrivermirror.com
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.