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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

Ladysmith set to star in new Syfy series: Resident Alien

Ladysmith will play the role of Patience, Colorado in the series

Registered burn on RDN CVRD border sparked concerns among Yellow Point residents

High winds carried embers through nearby properties, causing residents to alert the fire departments

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital raising funds for new surgical suite

The new suite will reduce endoscopy wait times for residents from Ladysmith to Bowser

Belair Street development ready for next steps following public hearing

Fred Green’s Belair Street development cleared another hurdle at a Town of Ladysmith public hearing

Local health care professionals head to Uganda in the new year

Shannon Knight, Ashley Bishop, Colleen Herle, Laura Frueh, Kristie Horrelt leave January 12

Grade 5 student, Haley Paetkau raises $2,556 for Stz’uminus Community School

Paetkau raised the money by selling bracelets at her school in Victoria for Orange Shirt Day

Liquid Stone Studios wins 2019 Torch Award from Vancouver Island Better Business Bureau

Liquid Stone Studios of Yellow Point won in the masonry and stonework category

Light Up parade delayed due to medical emergencies

The 32nd annual Light Up parade was delayed by two separate medical emergencies on Thursday night