Ladysmith News Staff

Parks, Recreation and Culture fitness instructors PJ Halliday (right) and Heather Irwin film a HIIT Bodyweight Blast class as part of the Town’s new virtual programs and classes being offered during the COVID-19 pandemic (Town of Ladysmith photo)

Ladysmith Parks, Recreation, and Culture offers online programing to keep community active

PRC online programming will continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Parks, Recreation and Culture fitness instructors PJ Halliday (right) and Heather Irwin film a HIIT Bodyweight Blast class as part of the Town’s new virtual programs and classes being offered during the COVID-19 pandemic (Town of Ladysmith photo)
Ladysmith Spring Cleanup Week has been postponed (Submitted photo)

Ladysmith Spring Cleanup Week postponed

The decision was made to protect collection workers from possible COVID-19 exposure

Ladysmith Spring Cleanup Week has been postponed (Submitted photo)
The Town of Ladysmith has closed all public playgrounds to enforce social distancing (Submitted photo)

Town of Ladysmith closes public playgrounds, keeps parks open

The decision was made in accordance with recommendations of the Provincial Health Officer

The Town of Ladysmith has closed all public playgrounds to enforce social distancing (Submitted photo)
Town of Ladysmith staff are taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Submitted photo)

Town of Ladysmith staff observe precautionary two-week isolation

Essential services will be maintained

Town of Ladysmith staff are taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Submitted photo)
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Ongoing list of Ladysmith COVID-19 cancellations and closures

Everything in Ladysmith that has been impacted by COVID-19

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Fiddler, Ivonne Hernandez and Terry Boyle (Submitted photo)
Fiddler, Ivonne Hernandez and Terry Boyle (Submitted photo)
Residents can now consume water as normal (Black Press file photo)

Ladysmith Boil Water Advisory lifted

Two separate tests have shown Ladysmith’s water supply meets or exceeds provincial standards

Residents can now consume water as normal (Black Press file photo)

LETTERS: Be intolerant of intolerance

Tolerating the intolerant can only lead to a society with no tolerance for others

Disaster Aid Canada Receives $60,000 in Donations for Australian Bushfire Relief

Disaster Aid Canada Receives $60,000 in Donations for Australian Bushfire Relief

Rotary Clubs in the affected areas will be able to apply for rebuilding funds for local projects

Disaster Aid Canada Receives $60,000 in Donations for Australian Bushfire Relief
VIS Principal Oboist, Geronimo (Nimo) Mendoza (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island celebrates 25 years with special concert

Oboist, Geronimo Mendoza is set to perform for the Celebrate 25 concert

VIS Principal Oboist, Geronimo (Nimo) Mendoza (Submitted photo)
Snow falling on trees in Ladysmith (Melanie Bott photo)

Town of Ladysmith snow removal crews prepared to respond to overnight snowfall

10 to 15 centimetres of snow are expected for Ladysmith overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning

Snow falling on trees in Ladysmith (Melanie Bott photo)
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LETTER: Development and improvement aren’t synonymous

Letter writer expresses concern on Belaire Street development

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Badovinac wedding photo, 1908 (Submitted photo)

Croatian miners of old Ladysmith

A history of Ladysmith’s Croatian miners

Badovinac wedding photo, 1908 (Submitted photo)
PHOTOS: Old Time Christmas 2019

PHOTOS: Old Time Christmas 2019

Friday, December 6 was Ladysmith’s Old Time Christmas. Here are some of the highlights from the night

PHOTOS: Old Time Christmas 2019
Ladysmith wins ‘Brownie’ Reach Out award for communication of Waterfront Plan

Ladysmith wins ‘Brownie’ Reach Out award for communication of Waterfront Plan

The Town of Ladysmith has received national recognition for the successful public…

Ladysmith wins ‘Brownie’ Reach Out award for communication of Waterfront Plan
Ladysmith Steelers and coaches stand on the sideline (Jennifer Laver photo)

Ladysmith Steelers finish third in B.C. at BCCFA provincial tournament

This is the first time any Ladysmith football team has made it to provincials

Ladysmith Steelers and coaches stand on the sideline (Jennifer Laver photo)
The Town tested water for lead on a quarterly basis, and levels have consistently met or been better than safety standards set in the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality (Black Press file photo)

Town of Ladysmith water testing confirms safety of drinking water

The Town has increased the frequency of lead and heavy metal testing in the local water supply

The Town tested water for lead on a quarterly basis, and levels have consistently met or been better than safety standards set in the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality (Black Press file photo)
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Re: What Don Cherry said was racist, and here’s why

Letter writer responds to editorial on Don Cherry’s controversial comments

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LETTERS: RE Present day colonialism on display at LDHS fundraiser

Letter writer responds to last week’s letter on colonialism at LDHS salmon dinner

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Ladysmith Mayor and Council 2018 inauguration photo (Submitted photo)

Town of Ladysmith economic progress report

The Town highlights economic development achievements over the past 12 months

Ladysmith Mayor and Council 2018 inauguration photo (Submitted photo)