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Indications are the production Volkswagen ID Buzz electric van will stay fairly true to the concept, pictured. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN

The Auto Sleuth: The buzz on the Buzz, Bentley adds a second hybrid and more

Hot off the press news from the auto world!

  • Jan 24, 2022
Indications are the production Volkswagen ID Buzz electric van will stay fairly true to the concept, pictured. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN
Carol Schaffer, director for TNRD Area “A," has been fighting for an increased legacy fund payment from Canfor. She wants to see the community of Vavenby given a fund similar to the DOC's $200,000. (File photo)

TNRD director pitches vaccination mandate for board

TNRD board members will debate the motion at the next meeting on Feb. 3

  • Jan 22, 2022
Carol Schaffer, director for TNRD Area “A," has been fighting for an increased legacy fund payment from Canfor. She wants to see the community of Vavenby given a fund similar to the DOC's $200,000. (File photo)
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TNRD meeting ends with terse interaction between chair, directors

Director Sally Watson said a letter to a board chair would “get shredded.”

  • Jan 22, 2022
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There may be hope yet

To the editor, One of the big mysteries of this while COVID-19…

  • Jan 22, 2022
Letters Teaser
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull

Good taste

April Roy, Chef at Mid-Town Station Kitchen + Drink

  • Jan 21, 2022
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull
(L-r) Barriere Emergency Social Service (ESS) professional volunteers, Wanda Nystoruk and Leslie Stirling, are shown attending an ESS information table in the community during Emergency Preparedness Week in 2019. (Barriere Star Journal photo)

Emergency Social Services recruiting in Barriere

Learn how you can help your community when an emergency happens?

  • Jan 21, 2022
(L-r) Barriere Emergency Social Service (ESS) professional volunteers, Wanda Nystoruk and Leslie Stirling, are shown attending an ESS information table in the community during Emergency Preparedness Week in 2019. (Barriere Star Journal photo)
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Is democracy in Canada dead?

Freedoms and quality of life should be experienced by all

  • Jan 21, 2022
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According to the Province, B.C. is leading the country in transitioning to EVs with more than 60,000 light-duty EVs on the road. Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror file photo

Funding helps promote electric vehicle uptake in B.C.

Community groups and local governments throughout B.C. can receive funding through the…

  • Jan 20, 2022
According to the Province, B.C. is leading the country in transitioning to EVs with more than 60,000 light-duty EVs on the road. Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror file photo
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Love the outdoors? Join a rod and gun club!

By Paul Bucci Some of the best experiences in life come from…

  • Jan 20, 2022
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On a recent photo shoot into a snow covered forest, seven-year-old Emit proved to be an outstanding photo opportunity spotter with his young and sharp eyesight. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

A short ‘Photo Drive’

  • Jan 20, 2022
On a recent photo shoot into a snow covered forest, seven-year-old Emit proved to be an outstanding photo opportunity spotter with his young and sharp eyesight. (John Enman photo)
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: He’s Waiting

The teachers in the temple were amazed at the young boy Jesus’…

  • Jan 20, 2022
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November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo

Nutcracker

Unshelling a long-loved ingredient

  • Jan 19, 2022
November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BAINS: Worker protections remain key 10 years after fatal northern B.C. sawmill explosions

Four workers died in two separate explosions at sawmills near Burns Lake and Prince George in 2012

  • Jan 19, 2022
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
In addition to the drugs and weapons, $160,000 in Canadian cash was seized during the execution of a search warrant conducted by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia. A total of four search warrants were executed on residences in the Comox Valley and Campbell River area in the early morning hours of Jan. 13, 2022. Photo via CFSEU.

Guns, ammo, cocaine, cash seized, 6 arrested in Vancouver Island Hells Angels probe

‘Areas outside the Lower Mainland are not immune to the negative effects of gangs and organized crime’

  • Jan 17, 2022
In addition to the drugs and weapons, $160,000 in Canadian cash was seized during the execution of a search warrant conducted by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia. A total of four search warrants were executed on residences in the Comox Valley and Campbell River area in the early morning hours of Jan. 13, 2022. Photo via CFSEU.
A CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. The Buffalo flew its final search and rescue mission on Jan. 15 2022. (William Snow photo)

Iconic CC-115 Buffalo flies final mission off B.C. coast

442 Squadron CFB Comox search and rescue plane phased out of service after more than 50 years

  • Jan 17, 2022
A CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. The Buffalo flew its final search and rescue mission on Jan. 15 2022. (William Snow photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Looking on the bright side

Columnist David Zirnhelt delves into some ranch research

  • Jan 17, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Steve Roberts is the 2021 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee in the category of working cowboy. (Photo credit: Submitted)

BC Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductee in working cowboy category

Cariboo cowboy Steve Roberts is an accomplished cattleman, horse trainer and farrier

  • Jan 16, 2022
Steve Roberts is the 2021 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee in the category of working cowboy. (Photo credit: Submitted)
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REFLECTIONS: For the love of books

Edith felt useless when she was laid off. “I have no skills…

  • Jan 16, 2022
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Pause For Thought: Ask God

Among the Jews, the 12th birthday was the dividing line between childhood…

  • Jan 15, 2022
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The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN

Meet the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

The newcomer to VW’s utility-vehicle lineup is small, but it has big boots to fill

  • Jan 14, 2022
The Taos is 24 centimetres shorter than the Tiguan and the distance between the front and rear wheels 10 centimetress less. PHOTO: VOLKSWAGEN