Who will be crowned Miss Trail 2017?

Trail ambassador candidates ready for the big night, May 12 7 pm at The Bailey.

  • May 5, 2017
Scott Larsen, a rope rescue facilitator from Comox Valley Search and Rescue, shows how to rig a stretcher prior to lowering it for a rescue. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland of Wells Gray Search and Rescue. They were taking part in the third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool the weekend of Apr. 27. A total of 72 participants from 17 SAR organizations plus eight provincial SAR rope rescue facilitators took part. For more photos, go to www.clearwatertimes.com.

Learning the ropes

Third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool

Scott Larsen, a rope rescue facilitator from Comox Valley Search and Rescue, shows how to rig a stretcher prior to lowering it for a rescue. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland of Wells Gray Search and Rescue. They were taking part in the third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool the weekend of Apr. 27. A total of 72 participants from 17 SAR organizations plus eight provincial SAR rope rescue facilitators took part. For more photos, go to www.clearwatertimes.com.
Blackpool resident, Bill Wallace, was the lucky grand prize winner of a draw held in conjunction with the TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey.

Blackpool resident wins TNRD survey grand prize

TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey

Blackpool resident, Bill Wallace, was the lucky grand prize winner of a draw held in conjunction with the TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey.
Getting a taste of politics

Getting a taste of politics

Grade 10 student Corbin Kelley is youth chair of the B.C. Liberals

Getting a taste of politics
Volunteers selling tickets for the Walk For Alzheimer’s raffle in the Barriere AG Foods foyer on Friday, Apr. 28.

Walk For Alzheimer’s in Barriere this Sunday

If you haven’t gotten your ticket for the Walk For Alzheimer’s Raffle, you are running out of time

Volunteers selling tickets for the Walk For Alzheimer’s raffle in the Barriere AG Foods foyer on Friday, Apr. 28.

Think On These Things: My faith is my choice

I’ve had many, many, moments of absolute certainty about his existence and his goodness – but not an unbroken string

Something for everyone at Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo

The inaugural all-things-Kootenay showcase is ready to go Saturday in Trail.

Local white wines for Spring sipping…

Local white wines for Spring sipping…

With spring coming on, it is long past time to discover – or rediscover – some of our own local BC white wine blends.

  • May 4, 2017
Local white wines for Spring sipping…

BC Fairs supports youth with scholarship opportunities

Scholarship applications being accepted now until May 19, 2017

A diabetic life

A diabetic life

Campbell River man tired of the jokes and judgment surrounding his disease

A diabetic life
Caring for our Future: Campbell River parents are being forced to choose between work and childcare

Caring for our Future: Campbell River parents are being forced to choose between work and childcare

The first in a four-part Mirror series highlighting childcare issues in our community.

  • May 3, 2017
Caring for our Future: Campbell River parents are being forced to choose between work and childcare
Robyn Hooper (left), the executive director of the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society, gives a presentation in Salmon Arm.

CSISS hosting workshops on invasive species

Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society hosting four free spring invasive plant ID and management workshops in Revelstoke on May 10.

Robyn Hooper (left), the executive director of the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society, gives a presentation in Salmon Arm.
L’École Phoenix Middle School Grade 8 students have been earning immuniazations for children in third-world countries thanks to a pilot project through the Public Health Association of BC.

Campbell River students helping immunize kids across the globe

L’École Phoenix Middle School one of only 15 schools participating in pilot project

L’École Phoenix Middle School Grade 8 students have been earning immuniazations for children in third-world countries thanks to a pilot project through the Public Health Association of BC.
A boost for education

A boost for education

Rev. Dr. Lawrence Mascarenhas gives poor students in India a chance to further their education

A boost for education
Local resident Wren Gilgan captured the moment an osprey skillfully caught a fish with its talons in Burns Lake last week.

Fast food for ospreys

An osprey skillfully catches a fish with its talons in Burns Lake

  • May 3, 2017
Local resident Wren Gilgan captured the moment an osprey skillfully caught a fish with its talons in Burns Lake last week.

Who says pasta must be unhealthy?

Pasta can be a healthy dish, especially with these tips.

  • May 3, 2017
Campbell River high school receives gift from Canada’s Attorney General

Campbell River high school receives gift from Canada’s Attorney General

To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, the Liberal Party of Canada presented to Carihi Secondary School a copy of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, signed by Attorney General for Canada, Jody Wilson Raybould.

  • May 2, 2017
Campbell River high school receives gift from Canada’s Attorney General
Weiner Falls, as seen in April 2017, is a little oasis in the Alberni Valley. SANDY MCRUER PHOTO

Pac Rim Active: exploring Weiner Falls

Columnist Sandy McRuer hopes for improvements for the descent down to the waterfall

  • May 2, 2017
Weiner Falls, as seen in April 2017, is a little oasis in the Alberni Valley. SANDY MCRUER PHOTO
Ursula Conway, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. An ‘unaccompanied minor’ passenger is delivered safely.

ADVENTURES: Airline passengers should be treated ‘like guests in your own home’

Columnist Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reflects on her days as an airline hostess in the 1960s in response to the recent United Airlines incident.

Ursula Conway, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. An ‘unaccompanied minor’ passenger is delivered safely.
It’s all about tennis for Marsha White

It’s all about tennis for Marsha White

Marsha White is honoured by Tennis BC

It’s all about tennis for Marsha White