Mike Davies

A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo                                Smoke was visible from the road to Quinsam Coal Mine. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island wildfire burning near Campbell River coal mine

The fire is suspected to be human caused at this time

A wildfire near Quinsam Coal Mine southwest of Campbell River has grown to four hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire. Black Press file photo                                Smoke was visible from the road to Quinsam Coal Mine. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm

Campbell River Storm to host 2019 Cyclone Taylor Cup

Now the goal is to host the tournament as the defending champions by winning in Richmond

Campbell River Storm
Wounded Warriors runner Simon Brown completes the Sayward to Campbell River leg of the Island-long journey Wednesday afternoon alongside his support rider and escorted by various emergency vehicles on his way to the Comfort Inn, where the team would stay the night before traveling down to Comox Thursday. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

‘You just don’t know when someone has a challenge’

Wounded Warriors Run BC spreads awareness of mental health, hopes to raise $100,000

Wounded Warriors runner Simon Brown completes the Sayward to Campbell River leg of the Island-long journey Wednesday afternoon alongside his support rider and escorted by various emergency vehicles on his way to the Comfort Inn, where the team would stay the night before traveling down to Comox Thursday. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
(Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

Nowhere near the end of the golf season

Still lots of time to get out there and work on your game…or just have some fun

(Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Veronica Carroll of the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and Carly Pisterzi of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation celebrate the announcement of the new Baby Bed program through Island Health at an event this week. Photo courtesy Campbell River Hospital Foundation

Baby Bed initiative looks to promote safe sleep

B.C. has one of the lowest infant mortality rates in Canada, but safe sleep is still important

Veronica Carroll of the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and Carly Pisterzi of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation celebrate the announcement of the new Baby Bed program through Island Health at an event this week. Photo courtesy Campbell River Hospital Foundation
North Island College Director of Facilities Management David Graham walks Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams through the plan drawings for the NIC renovation/expansion this week at a public open house. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Mirror Morning: 09/21/17

What’s in the news today?

North Island College Director of Facilities Management David Graham walks Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams through the plan drawings for the NIC renovation/expansion this week at a public open house. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
This farmed Atlantic salmon is one of several caught off of French Creek in Parksville. Photo by JR Rardon/Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Scientists on the hunt for Atlantic salmon escapees near Campbell River

‘Fresh is better, but frozen is okay, too, and we’ll do a full work-up on it’

This farmed Atlantic salmon is one of several caught off of French Creek in Parksville. Photo by JR Rardon/Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Barb Kozeletski, left, whose daughter Hayden died by suicide in 2010, was one of two parent representatives on the Local Action Team which, among other things, updated the orientation guide for the North-Island’s mental health system.

Campbell River Local Action Team makes a difference in addressing mental health issues

‘Our community has had enough suicides. We need to do whatever we can to keep our kids safe.’

Barb Kozeletski, left, whose daughter Hayden died by suicide in 2010, was one of two parent representatives on the Local Action Team which, among other things, updated the orientation guide for the North-Island’s mental health system.
Adult education is now free at Robron Centre following an announcement by Premier John Horgan this summer where he said the government would eliminate tuition fees on adult basic education. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River School District opens doors of Robron Centre at no charge

Adults can now upgrade, complete high school or take college prerequisites for free

Adult education is now free at Robron Centre following an announcement by Premier John Horgan this summer where he said the government would eliminate tuition fees on adult basic education. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Mike’s Mirror Minute…with Colleen Evans

Mike’s Mirror Minute…with Colleen Evans

Coun. Colleen Evans volunteers to answer Mike’s ridiculous questions

Mike’s Mirror Minute…with Colleen Evans
Davies Versus The Pro (Hole #9)

Davies Versus The Pro (Hole #9)

Wherein Mike (almost) finds a Green-In-Regulation!

Davies Versus The Pro (Hole #9)
So you’ve missed the fairway again. Now let’s focus on not compounding that error, shall we? Photo by Sven Clement/Common License

Don’t swing harder in the rough, swing smarter

So…you’ve missed the fairway again. Now what?

So you’ve missed the fairway again. Now let’s focus on not compounding that error, shall we? Photo by Sven Clement/Common License
Trustee Richard Franklin suggested at this week’s board meeting that it would be better for a new board to pass their own strategic plan, rather than continue with whatever the previous board thought the priorities should be. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River School District to realign strategic plan with election cycle

Now that elections are every four years, a five-year strategic plan doesn’t really work

Trustee Richard Franklin suggested at this week’s board meeting that it would be better for a new board to pass their own strategic plan, rather than continue with whatever the previous board thought the priorities should be. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Stephen Cohlmeyer, the architect on the proposal for the 3.5-acre waterfront site, was happy to walk the public through the plan for the property Tuesday night at the Community Centre, step by step. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Mirror Morning 09/14/17

What’s in the news?

Stephen Cohlmeyer, the architect on the proposal for the 3.5-acre waterfront site, was happy to walk the public through the plan for the property Tuesday night at the Community Centre, step by step. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Development of 3.5-acre Campbell River waterfront site finally has a plan

Development of 3.5-acre Campbell River waterfront site finally has a plan

Plan includes public marketspace, park and plaza with trails, a new home for the CAHS and aquarium

Development of 3.5-acre Campbell River waterfront site finally has a plan
Terry Fox ran an average of 42 km a day for 143 days during the Marathon of Hope. (terryfox.org)

Keeping Terry’s dream alive

This year marks the 37th anniversary of Terry Fox’s inspiring trek

Terry Fox ran an average of 42 km a day for 143 days during the Marathon of Hope. (terryfox.org)
A home on Alder St. and Marina Blvd. in Campbell River went up in flames this morning. Photo by Dustin Abernethy

One person deceased after Campbell River house fire

The blaze began early Monday morning and when crews arrived they found the two-storey building engulfed in flames.

A home on Alder St. and Marina Blvd. in Campbell River went up in flames this morning. Photo by Dustin Abernethy
A home on Alder St. and Marina Blvd. in Campbell River went up in flames this morning. Photo by Dustin Abernethy

UPDATE: One person deceased after Campbell River housefire

Major north-south artery re-routed in both directions while crews fight blaze

A home on Alder St. and Marina Blvd. in Campbell River went up in flames this morning. Photo by Dustin Abernethy