Lindsay Chung

Universities in B.C. and Alberta to study mental and physical health of wildfire crews

University of Nortern B.C. and University of Alberta get funding from BC Wildfire Service

City of Quesnel to fine panhandlers, homeless people lying in streets

Council adopts several new bylaws after residents and business owners complain about overall crime

150 workers laid off with Tolko mill closure in Quesnel

Log costs, weak lumber markets and the impact of wildfires stated as primary reasons for closure

Costly water improvements coming down the pipe

$10 million filtration plant first up in a series of projects that could end up costing $40 million over the next decade

When disaster strikes

Frank Jameson Community Centre designated emergency social service reception centre

Double the spring break next year?

Parent input sought into School District 68 proposal

Ladysmith canine question barking up three trees

Trio of fenced dog park sites examined while council makes changes to Transfer Beach off-leash area

Orcas excelling at every level

Ladysmith-Chemainus Orcas Swim Club are making a name for themselves with fast times and strong finishes.

Stz’uminus First Nation and the Nanaimo Airport strengthen ties

Neighours working together to open doors and provide economic opportunities.

Farrell Rd. covenant stays

Proposed development on Farrell Road will need to stay within the density limit

Council emphasizes its support for derelict vessels bill

The first hour of debate on Crowder’s private member’s bill held Feb. 26 in the House of Commons.

Furlot recognized for Rotary

District Governor Michael Procter presented a Rotary International Vocational Service Award

Social planning work continues

A lot of work is being done to try to address social planning issues such as homelessness in the Cowichan Valley.

Council learns more about housing needs

Regional Affordable Housing Needs Assessment Summary to Ladysmith council’s municipal services committee

Ladysmith Kindness Movement.

Throughout the day, groups of people did small acts of kindess around town.

Many firsts for Orcas at CRKW

Thirteen-year-old Aileen Humphreys finished first or second in all of her events.

49th Parallel Grocery gets the go-ahead for new sign

Ladysmith council approved a signage development variance permit Feb. 16.

“Light Up the Night for Heritage Week”

The Rotary Club sold 110 lanterns to raise money to rebuild the children’s playground at Transfer Beach

Wounded Warrior Run comes to Ladysmith

The second annual Wounded Warrior Run BC concluded Feb. 20 in Victoria

Soccer club sets up fundraising shop

To raise money for a much-needed field house and outfit players, family members and fans with stylish new club merchandise.