Ladysmith News Staff

A gravel truck tipped over on Rollie Rose Drive. (Kara Olson photo)
A gravel truck tipped over on Rollie Rose Drive. (Kara Olson photo)
Emergency service vehicles respond to motor vehicle incident at Highway 1 and 1st Avenue in Ladysmith. (Submitted photo)

Truck hits person using mobility scooter at northern entrance of Ladysmith

One patient was transported to hospital in stable condition

Emergency service vehicles respond to motor vehicle incident at Highway 1 and 1st Avenue in Ladysmith. (Submitted photo)
Ladysmith RCMP safely escorted the black bear to the woods near Ladysmith Cemetary. (Town of Ladysmith/Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Black bear tranquillized, being relocated by conservation officers

A juvenile black bear was spotted near 2nd Avenue earlier Friday morning

Ladysmith RCMP safely escorted the black bear to the woods near Ladysmith Cemetary. (Town of Ladysmith/Facebook photo)
A vehicle is totalled after a driver crashed into the side of a tow truck outside Central Island Towing. (Cole Schisler photo)

Car totalled after colliding with the back of a tow truck in Ladysmith

Nobody was injured, but repairs on the tow truck are expected to cost thousands of dollars

A vehicle is totalled after a driver crashed into the side of a tow truck outside Central Island Towing. (Cole Schisler photo)
Westmark Construction project manager, Robb Garrett enjoys his lunch with the Westmark crew in Ladysmith. (Cole Schisler photo)

Westmark Construction joins Lunch Box Challenge, supporting local restaurants

BC Construction Association offers grants for construction employers to treat crews to lunch

Westmark Construction project manager, Robb Garrett enjoys his lunch with the Westmark crew in Ladysmith. (Cole Schisler photo)
Kayakers take to the waters of Transfer Beach. (Chronicle file photo)

$1.4 million for tourism infrastructure projects in Ladysmith and North Cowichan

North Cowichan and Ladysmith will get $700,000 each

Kayakers take to the waters of Transfer Beach. (Chronicle file photo)
All adult indoor group fitness classes from Ladysmith PRC have been postponed until at least April 19, 2021.

Ladysmith Parks, Recreation and Culture suspends indoor adult group fitness classes

The programs will be suspended until April 19, 2021

All adult indoor group fitness classes from Ladysmith PRC have been postponed until at least April 19, 2021.
An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)
An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)

April 6 public hearing scheduled for condo proposal at Dalby’s automotive site

Developer seeks bylaw ammendments for five-storey condo building

An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)
An architectural rendering of the five storey condo building at 201/203 Dogwood Drive. (BJK Architecture photo)
The Town of Ladysmith and Social Planning Cowichan is launching three Poverty Challenges to raise awareness about some of the struggles facing those living in poverty. (File photo)

Poverty Challenges raises awareness about meeting basic needs in Ladysmith and Stz’uminus

Poverty Survey aims to inform policy around poverty reduction in Ladysmith

The Town of Ladysmith and Social Planning Cowichan is launching three Poverty Challenges to raise awareness about some of the struggles facing those living in poverty. (File photo)
Lymphedema is often treated with medical devices such as compression garments, pneumatic compression pumps, or specialized custom wraps and bandages. (Submitted photo)

March 6 marks World Lymphedema Day

Lymphedema is caused by damage to the lymphatic system, and afflictings millions worldwide

Lymphedema is often treated with medical devices such as compression garments, pneumatic compression pumps, or specialized custom wraps and bandages. (Submitted photo)
Ladysmith Secondary School. (File photo)

Ladysmith Secondary reports another COVID-19 exposure

This makes LSS the school with the most exposure days in the Island Health region currently

Ladysmith Secondary School. (File photo)
A boat caught fire in Ladysmith Harbour early on Saturday, Feb. 27. (Photo submitted)

Search underway for missing woman after boat catches fire in Ladysmith harbour

A large boat caught fire on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 27

A boat caught fire in Ladysmith Harbour early on Saturday, Feb. 27. (Photo submitted)
(Black Press file photo)

Multiple vehicle collision at Grouhel Road stalls highway traffic

Two emergency services helicopters responded to the collision

(Black Press file photo)
Ladysmith Secondary School has reported an additional case of COVID-19 exposure. (File photo)

Additional COVID-19 exposure reported at Ladysmith Secondary School

The exposure dates are Feb. 8-10 and Feb. 16-18

Ladysmith Secondary School has reported an additional case of COVID-19 exposure. (File photo)
A Housing Needs report on the CVRD included a sub-regional report on Ladysmith’s housing needs. (Town of Ladysmith Sub-Regional Snapshot/CVRD photo)

Housing report finds Ladysmith needs more one-bedroom rental units

510 units of new housing are needed by 2025, 384 of which will need to be one-bedroom units

A Housing Needs report on the CVRD included a sub-regional report on Ladysmith’s housing needs. (Town of Ladysmith Sub-Regional Snapshot/CVRD photo)
Ladysmith Secondary School. (File photo)
Ladysmith Secondary School. (File photo)
The Heritage Treasure Trail route map. (LDHS photo)

Walk the Ladysmith heritage treasure trail on BC Family Day

LDHS and LMS team up to provide a COVID safe family activity

The Heritage Treasure Trail route map. (LDHS photo)
Tanya Reid setting up the first Ladysmith Storybook Walk sign at Brown Drive Park. (Cole Schisler photo)

LRCA launches Brown Drive Park Storybook Walk on Family Day

A new book will be posted in Brown Drive Park every Tuesday until July 31

Tanya Reid setting up the first Ladysmith Storybook Walk sign at Brown Drive Park. (Cole Schisler photo)
BC Housing has applied for a temporary use permit to create a temporary shelter in the Island Hotel. (Cole Schisler photo)

BC Housing files temporary use permit for shelter inside Island Hotel

If approved, the shelter would provide 10 sleeping pods for homeless individuals in Ladysmith

BC Housing has applied for a temporary use permit to create a temporary shelter in the Island Hotel. (Cole Schisler photo)
WFP and PPWC Local 8 have reached a new collective agreement. (File photo)
WFP and PPWC Local 8 have reached a new collective agreement. (File photo)