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Machine Shop improvements progressing despite unexpected challenges

The Town released a update on Machine Shop improvements in their January 7 council agenda package

49th Parallel named finalist in 2020 Family Business Excellence Awards

The award affirms 49th’s family owned and operated business model

Historical Society presents talk on the history, reason, and risk of earthquakes

LDHS president Dr. Quentin Goodbody will deliver the presentation

Council rejects plans for Ladysmith Poet Laureate Program

The $2,300 budget for the program was deemed too high compared to other community needs

Ladysmith photographer wins big with impressive wildlife photo

Terry Jones won the wildlife category of the London Drugs Amateur Photographer of the Year Contest

Waterfront Gallery displays Climate Change and Art: There is no plan B

For their first show of the decade, the gallery chose a poignant topic: climate change.

Local franchise owner seeks new opportunities to support people in need

Slava Govorov owns two local Panago Pizza franchises and is known for his community outreach

Ladysmith property included in top 100 most valued properties of Vancouver Island

The property was listed number 88 in the 100 top valued residential properties for Vancouver Island

2020 Polar Bear Swim blew recent years out of the water

115 participants registered for a dip in the ice-cold waters of Transfer beach

Trailer truck catches fire on the morning of New Year’s Eve

Mechanical issues caused the truck’s tire to burst into flames on the Trans Canada Highway

Ladysmith’s most read stories of 2019

A list of the Chronicle’s top 10 stories of the year

Ladysmith Fire Rescue installs memorial bench and gazebo

The installation honours members of Ladysmith Fire Rescue who have died in past, present, and future

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