Marissa Tiel

Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied

Man, 20, injured after being set on fire while sleeping under Campbell River bridge

Man recovering from serious burns in hospital

Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied
North Island MLA and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena announced she would not be seeking re-election in B.C.’s next provincial election.

B.C. transportation minister will not seek re-election

Claire Trevena has held the position since 2017

North Island MLA and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena announced she would not be seeking re-election in B.C.’s next provincial election.
A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided

Family of B.C. Instant Pot expert starts endowment in her honour

Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker Wilkowski Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund to benefit NIC culinary students

A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided
Leo Jack stands next to a humpback whale carcass that was found on a remote beach north of Kyuquot on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. It was photographed on April 2, 2020. Image courtesy of Tracey Gosselin

Entangled humpback whale found dead on remote Vancouver Island beach

WARNING: Story contains graphic images

Leo Jack stands next to a humpback whale carcass that was found on a remote beach north of Kyuquot on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. It was photographed on April 2, 2020. Image courtesy of Tracey Gosselin
Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver

B.C. family’s sidewalk chalk messages lift spirits in a time of social distancing

Campbell River’s Weavers are encouraging others to ‘spread as much positivity as we can’

Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver
Western Forest Products and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have reached a tentative agreement to end a more than seven-month-long strike. Pictured here, workers during a rally in Nanaimo on Nov. 6, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

Western Forest Products and union reach tentative deal to end 7-month-long strike

USW Local 1-1937 membership still has to vote on the terms

Western Forest Products and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have reached a tentative agreement to end a more than seven-month-long strike. Pictured here, workers during a rally in Nanaimo on Nov. 6, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)
Mackenzie Smith holds Luna close as mom Ashley Smith sits next to them. Luna had been missing since Oct. 8, 2019. She was recently reunited with the family after being missing for about three months in Campbell River, B.C. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Mackenzie Smith holds Luna close as mom Ashley Smith sits next to them. Luna had been missing since Oct. 8, 2019. She was recently reunited with the family after being missing for about three months in Campbell River, B.C. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
Christian Gianfagna (far left) and Chris Arends (far right) were among the ‘A Team’ that rescued a Californian weather balloon in a remote area on Quadra Island this summer. Photo courtesy of Christian Gianfagna

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Christian Gianfagna (far left) and Chris Arends (far right) were among the ‘A Team’ that rescued a Californian weather balloon in a remote area on Quadra Island this summer. Photo courtesy of Christian Gianfagna
The Campbell River shoreline is featured on a shoe designed by local mom Mellissa Davis for the 2019 Vans Global Custom Culture shoe design contest. Screenshot of design/Vans.ca

Campbell River mom enters B.C.-themed design into Vans shoe contest

Cape Mudge Lighthouse, Big Rock and Quadra ferry all featured

The Campbell River shoreline is featured on a shoe designed by local mom Mellissa Davis for the 2019 Vans Global Custom Culture shoe design contest. Screenshot of design/Vans.ca
The Marine Education and Research Society is searching for an entangled Humpback whale nicknamed ‘PHI’. She was last seen heading north from Port Hardy on July 25. Marine Education and Research Society/Facebook

Attempts to disentangle humpback off north Vancouver Island fail

PHI, a regularly seen in the Campbelll River area, was last seen heading north from Port Hardy

The Marine Education and Research Society is searching for an entangled Humpback whale nicknamed ‘PHI’. She was last seen heading north from Port Hardy on July 25. Marine Education and Research Society/Facebook
Revelstoke RCMP monitor a 2006 Toyota Corolla that was pulled over on Victoria Road on Oct. 17, 2017. The vehicle matched the description of a car connected to a man wanted in connection to a Calgary homicide investigation. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)

Man found dead in Revelstoke linked to Calgary homicide

Mohammadali Darabi was pulled over on Victoria Road last fall and died on-scene

Revelstoke RCMP monitor a 2006 Toyota Corolla that was pulled over on Victoria Road on Oct. 17, 2017. The vehicle matched the description of a car connected to a man wanted in connection to a Calgary homicide investigation. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)
Casey Brown won the Giant Toa Enduro Pro Women’s Pro event at the Crankworx Rotorua in New Zealand. (Fraser Britton/Crankworx 2018)

B.C. cyclist races to first win of the season in New Zealand

Casey Brown captures Enduro title by more than two minutes at Crankworx Rotorua

Casey Brown won the Giant Toa Enduro Pro Women’s Pro event at the Crankworx Rotorua in New Zealand. (Fraser Britton/Crankworx 2018)
The Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Golden due to a high avalanche hazard. (DriveBC Cams)

UPDATED: Highway 1 open east of Golden

Road was closed Sunday due to a high avalanche hazard

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Golden due to a high avalanche hazard. (DriveBC Cams)
Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce received a B.C. Rural Dividends grant to look at the feasibility of a Business Diploma in Tourism Management at the Okanagan College Revelstoke campus. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)

New business diploma in tourism management could be coming to Revelstoke

Earliest Okanagan College program would start is spring 2019

Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce received a B.C. Rural Dividends grant to look at the feasibility of a Business Diploma in Tourism Management at the Okanagan College Revelstoke campus. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)
Nakusp-based sculptor Kate Tupper sets up her Luna Arts Festival piece, Heavenly Bodies, at the corner of Mackenzie Street and Third Avenue. The welder is one of two dozen artists showcasing work as part of the first Luna Nocturnal Art and Wonder Festival, which opens in Revelstoke on Sat. Sept. 30, 2017. (Marissa Tiel/Revelstoke Review)

Luna Fest issues callout for artist submissions

Festival’s art installations transform downtown Revelstoke in the fall

Nakusp-based sculptor Kate Tupper sets up her Luna Arts Festival piece, Heavenly Bodies, at the corner of Mackenzie Street and Third Avenue. The welder is one of two dozen artists showcasing work as part of the first Luna Nocturnal Art and Wonder Festival, which opens in Revelstoke on Sat. Sept. 30, 2017. (Marissa Tiel/Revelstoke Review)
The Townley Tigers play Stretch Marks & Purple Helmets underneath the lights during the 2017 Glacier Challenge. Last week, organizers announced that the event would not return in 2018. (File)

Curtain falls on Revelstoke Glacier Challenge

Annual slo-pitch tournament had been running for 30 years

The Townley Tigers play Stretch Marks & Purple Helmets underneath the lights during the 2017 Glacier Challenge. Last week, organizers announced that the event would not return in 2018. (File)
CP Rail train derailed near Field, B.C.

CP Rail train derailed near Field, B.C.

There was no threat to public safety and no injuries: CP Rail

CP Rail train derailed near Field, B.C.
Michael David Foster was reported missing on Feb. 16. (Submitted)

Body of missing skier found

Man’s truck found in Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s parking lot covered in ‘several days’ snow’

Michael David Foster was reported missing on Feb. 16. (Submitted)
UPDATE: Avalanche shuts down Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke

UPDATE: Avalanche shuts down Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke

Estimated time of opening is between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.: DriveBC

UPDATE: Avalanche shuts down Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke