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Colin Sprake helps Ladysmith business owners weather the COVID-19 pandemic

Sprake is offering free business coaching courses for small business owners across the country

UPDATE: Crews extinguish semi-truck fire on the highway in Ladysmith

There was no cargo in the vehicle, and nobody was injured

Small town tourism site showcases Ladysmith

Ladysmith’s heritage, and communtiy engagement made it stand out on 1000 Towns of Canada

Ladysmith resident celebrates 100th birthday

The community is invited to wish Bernice McFee a happy 100th birthday

Ladysmith residents honour the lives of victims at Nova Scotia shooting vigil

Shirley Reid and Ruth Duerksen, orginially from Springhill, Nova Scotia, reflect on the shooting

Ladysmith stroke survivor uses axe throwing for relief and recovery during COVID-19 pandemic

Erin Katz spent eight weeks in hospital recovering from multiple strokes

Ladysmith Family and Friends recieves unprecedented donation during COVID-19

Karen and Fred Green donated $25,000 to LaFF, and have committed $100,000 in matching funds

Local newspaper ad helps reunite a lost hearing aid with its owner

Thanks to the efforts of Sandra Lynn and Gwen Burton, the lost hearing aid was returned

Chris Geiger elected fire chief for Ladysmith Fire Rescue

Geiger will take over the role from long-time fire chief, Ray Delcourt

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP hosts virtual town hall

Paul Manly will host a virtual town hall Saturday, April 25 at 7:15 pm

Ladysmith couple puts on livestream concert to entertain the community

Drew and Brianne Carnegie will perform hits from a variety of beloved rock bands

Ladysmith Community Health Centre feels the love and support from the community

LCHC leader, Sarah Westgate said the community support has been incredible

LRCA Food Bank sees outpouring of community support during COVID-19

The food bank remains open and has adopted enhanced safety measures

Vancouver Island Arts Councils get big grant for investment in digital skills

Several Island arts councils banded together to receive the $212,000 grant

Your newspaper is safe to touch

The printing process ensures minimal contact with newspaper copies

Easter Bunny to visit Ladysmith Easter Sunday

He has requested that children and families maintain social distancing

‘It lifts the spirits’, LRCA Senior’s Coordinator encourages community to check in with seniors

The LRCA has been calling seniors to check in on what services they may need

Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders

First responder can get free pizza at Panago in Parksville, Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Duncan, and Mill Bay

Ladysmith Rotary Club donates 2,000 gloves to Ladysmith Health Centre

Due to a typo, the Rotary Club ended up with 3,500 gloves. Enough to last them 10 years