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The Musical of Musicals

See five mini-musicals in one in Musical of Musicals at Ladysmith Little Theatre

The Musical of Musicals opens at Ladysmith Little Theatre April 21

The Musical of Musicals

Sellers’ market continues on Island

Home sales were ‘brisk’ in March says the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district supporting 20 new Syrian students

20 students have arrived since September, with 16 in Nanaimo, two on Gabriola Island and two in Ladysmith

News Briefs for April 20, 2016

Visitors getting off the bus in Chemainus, will get a royal welcome this summer

Orcas Paris Jany

Orcas happy with first long-course meet of the new season

Eight Orcas Swim Club members came away from their first long-course meet of the season in Nanaimo feeling pretty good about their results.

Orcas Paris Jany

Cowichan Valley women on journey to help children in Zambia

April 16: Sweet Potatoe Brown, Cam Styles Trio at Open Stage

Shelley ‘Sweet Potatoe’ Brown

The Last Word for April 13, 2016

April 16: Sweet Potatoe Brown, Cam Styles Trio at Open Stage

Shelley ‘Sweet Potatoe’ Brown
Faith Knelson

News Briefs for April 13, 2016

Faith Knelson breaks record in Toronto

Faith Knelson
Unlimited Woman’s Carolyne Taylor

Unlimited women sought for awards

The UWA is an “event that allows the community to nominate women who make a difference in their lives”

Unlimited Woman’s Carolyne Taylor
Women account for 70 per cent of the caregivers

Series helps caregivers find balance

An increasing number of Ladysmith residents are finding themselves in the informal role of caregiver for a family member.

Women account for 70 per cent of the caregivers
Lizzy Hoyt at St Michaels in Chemainus April 7

Lizzy Hoyt’s music rooted in Celtic tradition

With the voice of an angel, Lizzy delivers music and stories with soaring melodies,

Lizzy Hoyt at St Michaels in Chemainus April 7

The Last Word for April 6, 2016

The Crofton Jazz Series, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Crofton Hotel Pub, April 10

Rachel Jerome

Ladysmith jumper a TWU pick

Rachel Jerome, of Ladysmith, was recently highlighted as one of the new recruits for the Trinity Western University track and field team.

Rachel Jerome
Garth and Ruth Williams

‘Williams Family’ takes to the stage on April 17

Chemainus Classical Concerts will be presenting Music for Spring

Garth and Ruth Williams

100 Women Who Care group calling for Mid-Isle members

The group will meet for one hour, four times a year, to choose a charity they wish to donate to.

The Fuller Lake Skating Club put on a performance of Ella on Ice March 24.

Fuller Lake skaters perform Ella on Ice

Under the direction of the Club’s staff: Shannon McKinlay, Lorraine Francisty, Kailee Bowman, Brittany Shillingford and Cleve Shillingford.

The Fuller Lake Skating Club put on a performance of Ella on Ice March 24.
Chemainus writer Joel Scott

Senior writers call-out

Experience is just as important as talent when it comes to writing a great story

Chemainus writer Joel Scott

News Briefs for the week of April 6, 2016

LSS Dance showcased Friday, April 8

News Briefs for Mach 30, 2016

Malcolmson calls for end to taxes on baby items

LAST WORD FOR MARCH 30, 2016

Ladysmith Home & Business Show, Aggie Hall, 1110 First Avenue