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Doug Routley reflects on 2019, and his career in government

Exlcusive year end interview with Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA, Doug Routley

Ladysmith’s Kayla Lorette to release new series on Crave New Year’s Day

New Eden is a true crime parody about a feminist utopia that turns into an alien worshiping cult

Ladysmith Kinsmen give back to the community

The Ladysmith Kinsmen have been a staple in this community since the club was formed in 1952

Christmas light displays of Ladysmith

Some of this year’s best decorated displays

Ladysmith Fire Rescue’s Santa Parade brings joy to the community

The Santa Parade has been a Ladysmith tradition for around 50 years

The Over the Hill Gang retires after more than 25 years of musical performances

The Gang perfomed at seniors centres and care homes in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan and Nanaimo

Ladysmith garbage man gives holiday gift to his biggest fan

Tim Den Hartigh gifted three-year-old Carson Carnegie a toy dump truck for Christmas

Ladysmith Business Bucks giveaway winners announced

Three local women won the Ladysmith Business Bucks giveaway

Council gives early budget approval for 2020 projects

A block of budget items were given early approval at the December 16 regular council meeting

Resident Alien request for parking and road closures approved

The production company requested road and parking closures around 1st Avenue and Roberts Street

Pedestrian struck at intersection of Roberts Street and 1st Avenue

The pedestrian was transported to hospital to be assessed for injuries

Winner chosen for first ever Yellow Point Drama Group playwriting contest

Michelle Deines has won $2,000 and her play, The Night Hawks will be produced in fall 2020

Waterfront Gallery ends 2019 with Christmas themed members show

Over 70 artists are on display for the Christmas exhibiton at Davis Road School

Paul Manly votes against first Liberal confidence vote ‘based on principle’

Manly was the only opposition party member outside the Conservative party to vote against Bill C-2

EDITORIAL: You don’t have to use social media, but you should be aware of what’s out there and who’s using it

In a time where a tweet can change the world, it’s important to know what’s happening online

ILWU Local 508 organized toy drive to support families impacted by WFP strike

The toy drive raised over $2,500 in cash, over $1,000 in gift cards, and a big pile of toys

Local family invites the community to enjoy their Christmas light display

Kelly, Carrie, and Vincent Giesbrecht spent the last month decorating their home for the holidays

Japanese students visit LSS for cultural exchange

Ladysmith families hosted 35 students from Furukawa Gakuen High School

Student artwork on display in ‘Well Lit’ installation

Thoughtful Place Design, 49th Parallel, and Festival of Lights came together to showcase student art