Ladysmith Festival of Lights Society could use your help

The Festival of Lights Society is looking for volunteers on Nov. 27 to man barricades during Light Up and is looking for lights.

Chemainus remembers

The piper plays during the Remembrance Day service at the Chemainus Cenotaph in this photo taken by Steve Bradford.

Lest We Forget

John Roddall of Ladysmith shares his sentiments on Remembrance Day with a beautiful photo.

Saltair reader concerned taxes will go up if Sportsplex referendum goes ahead

Jim Whittaker of Saltair says he will be voting no in the Cowichan Sportsplex referendum.

Black Press launches crowdfunding initiative is an online platform that brings the popular and successful phenomenon of crowdfunding to Black Press readers.

Cowichan Sportsplex is a success story

The Chesterfield Sports Society treasurer explains why he thinks the Cowichan Sportsplex deserves a yes vote in the referendum.

Horses on the front lines and the legend of Warrior

Every fall, Canada remembers and honours the sacrifice of those who have served and continue to serve, our country.

Time for a change of school board trustees

Recently, my neighbour who has two small children, ages three and one, asked me about elementary school options here in Ladysmith.

New mayor for Ladysmith may pale in light of SD68 drama

A new mayor for the Town of Ladysmith is huge news but may actually pale in light of the drama of the election of school trustees for SD68.

Stolen vehicle abandoned in Ladysmith – Ladysmith Police Briefs

Earlier this month, Ladysmith RCMP recovered a vehicle that had been stolen in Langley.

Second Chance Food Co-op will be open one day per month

“Welfare Wednesday” is the day that the Second Chance Food Co-op will be open

Nominations for Golden Brush Awards will close on Nov. 1

The Chemainus and District Chamber of Commerce is calling for your nomination for the Golden Brush Awards by Nov. 1.

The Wild Romantics need your votes

Top 12 finalists in the Peak Performance Project and are in the running for $102,700, and online voting runs until Oct. 24 at 5 p.m.

Extension families were moving to Ladysmith — Chronicles From The Past

A Finlander paid a fine in the police court yesterday morning for going around on Sunday in a state of intoxication

First United Church welcomes new minister

Rev. Maxine Pirie celebrated her first service at Ladysmith First United Church on Oct. 5

‘It feels good to have the opportunity to act’

If my trip was a tad high in discomfort, it was low in carbon emissions.

Photo Show at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

Mary Peppard shares an image she took and had mounted on aluminum

There’s a slippery slope of growth

Big issues requiring citizen involvement and opinion are right in front of us

Saluting our firefighters

During Fire Prevention Week, we say a huge thank you to our local firefighters who sacrifice so much to keep us safe

Local Viewpoint – Change needed to education delivery

I think most people would agree the current situation between government and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation has reached a severe impasse.