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Town of Ladysmith receives $3.3 million grant for Arts & Heritage Hub

The funds will go to creating artist studios around the Machine Shop and maintaining heritage assets

What’s in a name? Ladysmith’s historical streets re-examined

Several streets in downtown Ladysmith are named after generals that served in the Boer War

UPDATE: Knuckles has been returned to LCHC display

Knuckles was stolen between 11:00am - 12:00pm on July 1

Retired Ladysmith master mariner publishes memoir of a life at sea

John Anderson’s book: Of Times and Tides is a vivid memoir of decades in the shipping industry

49th Parallel and Island Savings team up to raise $40,000 for local food banks

920 food bank bags were delivered to food banks in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan, and Cedar

LDCU partners with LSS to print signs for graduating class of 2020

Each sign featured the names and grad photos of each student

Council votes on host of water infrastructure projects for 2020

Council voted on three water related projects at the June 16 Special Meeting of Council

Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store expansion well underway

Expansion will bring benefits for volunteers, shoppers, and the community at large

Town of Ladysmith updates plans to help businesses recover from COVID-19

Local service clubs and businesses made donations of tables, and lights to support the efforts

Local realtor and graphic designer create signs to support 2020 graduates

Cheri Mactier and Patrick Soderholm teamed up on an initiative to celebrate grad 2020

Cowichan Nation Alliance receives $1.49 million to support Indigenous Employment Hub

The Indigenous Employment Hub will help meet labour needs and provide job skills training

Christy Wood leaves executive director role at LRCA for new job with City of Nanaimo

Marsh Stevens will take over as executive director of the LRCA

Ladysmith investment and tourism websites now live

The pair of websites launched June 9, and will serve to attract tourism and investment to Ladysmith

Town of Ladysmith adopts 1.92 percent tax increase for 2020

Mayor Aaron Stone said the increase balances lost revenue while maintaining town services

Canada has a colour blindness problem when it comes to anti-black racism

It is time for Canada to cast a critical eye on racial inequality

Ladysmith principal mourns family killed during US protests

Jelks says he’s grateful for the outpouring of support from the community in the wake of this tragedy

Vancouver Island Regional Libraries to offer ‘takeout’ style services

VIRL will offer the service on a branch-by-branch basis

Man claims Ladysmith Bylaw Officer accused him of ‘squatting’ at Transfer Beach

Remley believes the officer was profiling him because of his long hair and long beard

Ladysmith A&W plans community Rod Run for June 4

Cruisin’ the Dub will look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Ladysmith centenarian honoured with birthday parade

Kay Rozzano said she’s been looking forward to this birthday ‘for 100 years’