Ladysmith News Staff

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Ladysmith’s population grew by an estimated 5.3 per cent over the last five years

Census data shows Ladysmith now has 4,079 private dwellings

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Stephen Lorimer, of Ladysmith, was one of four winners of the 2021 Association of BC Forest Professionals distinguished forest professional award. (Photo courtesy of the ABCFP)

Ladysmith local wins distinguished forest professional award

Stephen Lorimer one of four winners announced on Feb. 4

Stephen Lorimer, of Ladysmith, was one of four winners of the 2021 Association of BC Forest Professionals distinguished forest professional award. (Photo courtesy of the ABCFP)
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Ladysmith United Church plans ‘care-a-van’ to support workers

‘This Valentine’s season, it seems like a mobile valentine’s card is especially in order’

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Members of the Ladysmith Show n Shine committee as well as from the Pacific Coast Mustang Association presented a check for $2,500 to Vancouver Island University on January 13th. The donation is to go towards a student, attending V.I.U., taking an automotive technician oriented program. (Vancouver Island University photo)

Ladysmith Show n Shine donates extra funds to VIU technician program

The 2021 show was the most successful event the organization has seen, according to vice-chair

Members of the Ladysmith Show n Shine committee as well as from the Pacific Coast Mustang Association presented a check for $2,500 to Vancouver Island University on January 13th. The donation is to go towards a student, attending V.I.U., taking an automotive technician oriented program. (Vancouver Island University photo)
Quentin Goodbody, president of the Ladysmith & District Historical Society signs the heritage and reconciliation pledge. (Photo courtesy of Ladysmith & District Historical Society)

Ladysmith and District Historical Society signs heritage and reconciliation pledge

Aims to redress that the heritage field in B.C. has its roots in western colonial systems

Quentin Goodbody, president of the Ladysmith & District Historical Society signs the heritage and reconciliation pledge. (Photo courtesy of Ladysmith & District Historical Society)
The Frank Jameson Community Centre fitness centre reopened to pre-registerd visits on Jan.20. (Photo courtesy of Town of Ladysmith)

Ladysmith fitness centre reopens to pre-registered visits

As of Jan. 20, members of the public can schedule 75-minute appointments

The Frank Jameson Community Centre fitness centre reopened to pre-registerd visits on Jan.20. (Photo courtesy of Town of Ladysmith)
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Town of Ladysmith to implement vaccination policy in the ‘coming months’

Staff without proof of vaccination will complete rapid testing before work

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Wandering Roosevelt elk disrupt highway traffic near Ladysmith

RCMP control traffic as onlookers observe unusual herd, likely driven down by snow in search of food

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BC Housing requested the cold weather shelter at 631 First Ave in Ladysmith be rezoned to allow it to remain as a year-round 24-hour shelter. (File photo)

Ladysmith council considers rezoning for Rialto shelter

10-bed shelter to be moved from Island Hotel back to its old location

BC Housing requested the cold weather shelter at 631 First Ave in Ladysmith be rezoned to allow it to remain as a year-round 24-hour shelter. (File photo)
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Ladysmith adopts set of bylaws to protect renters from renovictions

Council held a public hearing prior to adopting new bylaws

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The Ladysmith Kinsmen hosted a bonfire during the annual Christmas Cruise past Transfer Beach. (Al Moore/Ladysmith Kinsmen photo)

Ladysmith harbour lights up for annual Christmas Cruise

Kinsmen also hosted a bonfire with hotdogs and hot chocolate

The Ladysmith Kinsmen hosted a bonfire during the annual Christmas Cruise past Transfer Beach. (Al Moore/Ladysmith Kinsmen photo)
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Column: 5-11 year-olds brave Ladysmith vaccine clinic

“All my gratitude to the vaccination practitioners,” writes Kathleen Bortolin

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Downtown Ladysmith provides many opportunities to shop local this holiday season. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith provides plenty of opportunities to shop local for the holidays

Kathleen Bortolin, I pulled my sister-in-law’s name in the annual extended family…

Downtown Ladysmith provides many opportunities to shop local this holiday season. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
The Ladysmith Resource Centre Association. (File Photo)

Ladysmith Resources Centre Association supports seniors

Many supports continue throughout the pandemic

The Ladysmith Resource Centre Association. (File Photo)
Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce has worked to support businesses throughout the pandemic. (File photo)

Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce gets grant to support shopping local

$60,000 will help the chamber create shop local campaigns

Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce has worked to support businesses throughout the pandemic. (File photo)
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LETTER: EN is staring us in the face ads solution to failed highways

The E&N rail line is staring us in the face as a…

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Ladysmith District Historical Society receives federal grant to celebrate Aggie Hall centennial

The Ladysmith and District Historical Society and the Town of Ladysmith received…

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The Ladysmith Rotary Club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
The Ladysmith Rotary club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Cowichan Valley and Nanaimo Rotary Clubs work together to create opportunities for Guatemalans

By Patrick Maguire, Rotary Club of Nanaimo Daybreak Help Rotary clubs provide…

The Ladysmith Rotary Club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
The Ladysmith Rotary club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
NE Tolt Hill Road closed due to flooding. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

LETTER: Alternate transportation needed to combat road closures

I’m sure everyone who was stuck because the Island Highway was closed…

NE Tolt Hill Road closed due to flooding. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
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Nanaimo-Ladysmith school board responds to travel and fuel restrictions

District implements measures to help eliminate non-essential travel and reduce fuel consumption

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