Alistair Taylor

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
VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island

VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island

Video shows bloody effluent emitting from farmed salmon processing plant

VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island
Frame of video shows deer shot on the Quinsam Reserve near Campbell River. The video of the incident was shown on social media and generated outrage. The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the incident.

Campbell River-area First Nation condemns deer-shooting incident on its reserve

The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the shooting of a deer…

Frame of video shows deer shot on the Quinsam Reserve near Campbell River. The video of the incident was shown on social media and generated outrage. The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the incident.
Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home

Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home

Two knife-wielding, masked suspects broke into a Campbell River home and stole multiple items.

Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home
A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie

VIDEO: Perfect timing!

This young whale watcher near Campbell River timed the perfect pose.

A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie
A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie

VIDEO: Perfect timing!

This young whale watcher near Campbell River timed the perfect pose.

A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie