Local News Headlines

Sayward Valley Trustee Declared

          A judicial recount has determined the new school trustee for the Sayward Valley. 
          Kevin Patrick with the Campbell River School District says Gail Kirschner has been declared the winner.
          The judicial recount was held after a draw between Kirschner and Barbara Bowbrick following the November 15th civic election.

BC Fed-New President

          B-C Federation of Labour has a new president.
          Irene Lanzinger will lead the group that represents about half a million union members.
          She replaces Jim Sinclair, who held the job for 15 years.

Gravel Scam

          Campbell River R-C-M-P are warning people about a local scam involving a man who tries to sell a truck load of gravel.
          Corporal Poppy Hallam says Mounties got a call from a man who said he bought some gravel from a fellow named "John", but he never received the gravel. 
          Suspect is described as white, about 65-years old, six-feet tall with a medium build. 
          He has short grey hair and scruffy facial hair.
          If you know this person, contact R-C-M-P or Crimestoppers. 

Christmas Ornament Thefts

          Campbell River R-C-M-P are trying to track down the grinch or grinches who've been stealing Christmas decorations from outside people's houses.
          Corporal Poppy Hallam says items have been stolen from homes across the city.
          She says R-C-M-P did recover one of the items -- an inflatable Santa ornament.
          If you're missing lawn ornaments or have information about the thefts contact R-C-M-P or Crimestoppers.