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Work has begun on the Downtown Public Washroom on 1st Avenue. (Submitted photo)

Work has begun on the Ladysmith Downtown Public Washroom

The project is expected to be finished in the spring

Work has begun on the Downtown Public Washroom on 1st Avenue. (Submitted photo)
LSS’s Parallel Players are hosting an online improv show. (Parallel Players photo)

Ladysmith Secondary School improv team hosts livestream performance

Perfomances will be held Thursday, March 4 and Friday March 5 at 7 p.m.

LSS’s Parallel Players are hosting an online improv show. (Parallel Players photo)
An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)

Five storey condo building proposal at Dalby’s proceeds to public hearing stage

Frank and Mike Crucil of FMC Holdings are hoping to turn Dalby’s Automotive into a five storey condo

An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)
Jimmy Seymour was recognized for his outstanding work as the solid waste operator for Stz’uminus First Nation. (Submitted photo)

‘He has a way with the community’, Jimmy Seymour recognized for his dedication to Stz’uminus First Nation

Jimmy Seymour uses his job as solid waste operator to spread kindness through Stz’uminus

Jimmy Seymour was recognized for his outstanding work as the solid waste operator for Stz’uminus First Nation. (Submitted photo)
A boat caught fire in Ladysmith Harbour on Saturday morning. (Photo submitted)

Missing woman’s remains recovered from Ladysmith harbour

The remains of a 60 year old woman were recovered after a boat fire took her life on Feb. 27

A boat caught fire in Ladysmith Harbour on Saturday morning. (Photo submitted)
Plantitude’s ‘Stargazer Bubbles’. (Plantitude photo)

Plantitude offers ‘stargazer bubble’ dining experience

The 10 foot by seven foot bubbles can seat up to six people

Plantitude’s ‘Stargazer Bubbles’. (Plantitude photo)
Ladysmith’s famous Festival of Lights decorations are still up as of March 1, 2021. (Cole Schisler photo)

PHOTOS: It’s still looking a lot like Christmas in Ladysmith

Festival of Lights volunteers cannot remove the holiday roof top displays due to COVID-19

Ladysmith’s famous Festival of Lights decorations are still up as of March 1, 2021. (Cole Schisler photo)
Pamela Anderson was given a Ladysmith Heritage Award for the restoration work on the Arcady Auto Court property that she purchased from her grandparents. (Pamela Anderson photo)

PHOTOS: Star-studded Ladysmith Heritage Awards honour local commitments to heritage

Barrie McDonald, Pamela Anderson, John & Luke Marston, and the Ladysmith Maritime Society recognized

Pamela Anderson was given a Ladysmith Heritage Award for the restoration work on the Arcady Auto Court property that she purchased from her grandparents. (Pamela Anderson photo)
The Ladysmith Museum has two new exhibits open to the public. (Cole Schisler photo)

Ladysmith museum opens up with two new exhibits

The museum is featuring Prime Predators of Vancouver Island and ‘Red Flag, Red Flag’

The Ladysmith Museum has two new exhibits open to the public. (Cole Schisler photo)
Cole Schisler, editor of the Ladysmith Chronicle.

Hatred has no place anywhere

We accomplish so much more when we respect each other

Cole Schisler, editor of the Ladysmith Chronicle.
Rachel Dunstan Muller. (Submitted photo)

Ladysmith storyteller Rachel Dunstan Muller launches pair of podcasts

Hintertales: Stories from the Margins of History and Sticks and Stones and Stories are available now

Rachel Dunstan Muller. (Submitted photo)
PJ Halliday dons her heart mask in support of Heart Month. (Submitted photo)

Heart Month door to door campaign goes virtual for 2021

Ladysmith’s PJ Halliday is leading the fundraising charge for Heart Month

PJ Halliday dons her heart mask in support of Heart Month. (Submitted photo)
Jim Girvan. (Submitted photo)

Ladysmith’s Jim Girvan honoured with forest industry award

Girvan was recognized by the Association of BC Forest Professionals

Jim Girvan. (Submitted photo)
The Island Hotel will soon become a temporary homeless shelter. (Cole Schisler photo)

BC Housing granted temporary use permit for homeless shelter at Island Hotel

Town Council has voted to grant a temporary use permit for BC…

The Island Hotel will soon become a temporary homeless shelter. (Cole Schisler photo)
LSR members were assisted by North Shore Search and Rescue to extract a hiker who got lost in extreme winter conditions. (Faye Hjort photo)

Ladysmith Search and Rescue saves hiker lost overnight in the Timberlands area

North Shore Search and Rescue responded with a helicopter to safely extract the hiker

LSR members were assisted by North Shore Search and Rescue to extract a hiker who got lost in extreme winter conditions. (Faye Hjort photo)
Ladysmith fibre artist, Christine Earl won Best in Show in the Waterfront Gallery’s Fine Arts Show for her quilted piece, ‘Ramona’. (Submitted photo)

Ladysmith fiber artist takes Best in Show in biennial Ladysmith Fine Arts Show

The Fine Arts Show was held entirely online, and is accessible until the end of March

Ladysmith fibre artist, Christine Earl won Best in Show in the Waterfront Gallery’s Fine Arts Show for her quilted piece, ‘Ramona’. (Submitted photo)
NOVFD and LFR firefighters worked to extinguish a chimney fire on Wednesday, Feb. 10. (Kris Hill photo)

Local fire crews save home from chimney fire on Tideview Road

The fire was called in at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday Feb. 10

NOVFD and LFR firefighters worked to extinguish a chimney fire on Wednesday, Feb. 10. (Kris Hill photo)
Ashley Marston’s award winning photo of Justin Webber bonding with his newborn baby Junia, and his daughters Evelyn, Olivia, and Avery. (Ashley Marston photo)

Chemainus birth photographer Ashley Marston wins international photography competition

Her winning photo ‘Daddy’s Girls’ captured Ladysmith’s Webber family welcoming their newborn, Junia

Ashley Marston’s award winning photo of Justin Webber bonding with his newborn baby Junia, and his daughters Evelyn, Olivia, and Avery. (Ashley Marston photo)
Shelley Meyers and Bono on their long drive down from Holland Lake. (Submitted photo)

Lost Ladysmith dog found after 12 days in snowy wilderness

Shelley Meyers found Bono on the west end of Holland Lake

Shelley Meyers and Bono on their long drive down from Holland Lake. (Submitted photo)
Vehicles pass through the South Davis Road intersection. (Cole Schisler photo)

South Davis Community group petitions government for changes to the South Davis Road intersection

521 letters were compiled from south Ladysmith residents asking for safety improvements

Vehicles pass through the South Davis Road intersection. (Cole Schisler photo)