Lise Broadley

Save-On-Foods opens in Laydsmith April 5

All of Safeway's 52 employees have been invited to keep their jobs in the changeover after the sale of the store.

Kira Mauriks performs during last year’s Ladysmith Ambassador Program Speech and Talent Night. This year’s candidates perform April 2.

Ladysmith Ambassador candidates will share their talents

Thirteen candidates will perform during Speech and Talent Night April 2 at Ladysmith Secondary School.

Kira Mauriks performs during last year’s Ladysmith Ambassador Program Speech and Talent Night. This year’s candidates perform April 2.
Vancouver-based folk singer Tim Readman performs at In The Beantime Café April 4 with fiddler Jennie Bice.

Story-telling singer comes to Ladysmith April 4

Tim Readman, a British-born folk singer now based in Vancouver will perform with fiddler Jennie Bice.

Vancouver-based folk singer Tim Readman performs at In The Beantime Café April 4 with fiddler Jennie Bice.
Grace helps her parents Wayne and Debbie Johnston promote Van Isle Truck Tech during last year’s Ladysmith Home

Ladysmith home show coming up March 28 and 29

Thirty-six vendors are expected at the upcoming Ladysmith Home, Garden and Business Show at Aggie Hall.

Grace helps her parents Wayne and Debbie Johnston promote Van Isle Truck Tech during last year’s Ladysmith Home

Upcoming play explores enduring friendship

The Last Weekend, which opens March 6 at Ladysmith Little Theatre, is a story about life and relationships.

Who will win The Affections of May?

The Yellow Point Drama Group's spring production is a sweet and funny Norm Foster tale of love and self-discovery.

Laurie Gourlay of Cedar is hoping to be the chosen as the NDP candidate for the new Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding in the next federal election.

Gourlay throws his hat in the political ring

Cedar's Laurie Gourlay is seeking the NDP nomination as the federal candidate for the new Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Laurie Gourlay of Cedar is hoping to be the chosen as the NDP candidate for the new Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding in the next federal election.
Staff at Island Savings in Chemainus recently won a Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award

Island Savings earns Island excellence award

Island Savings Credit Union in Chemainus recently won a Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award.

Staff at Island Savings in Chemainus recently won a Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award

Ladysmith Search and Rescue is recruiting

Anyone interested in volunteering is invited to an information session March 6 in Ladysmith.

Artist Gail Ralphs works on her project for the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery's SteamPunk Art Show

March art show features ‘weird and wonderful things that are beautifully crafted’

The Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery's latest show celebrates the strange and beautiful steampunk movement.

Artist Gail Ralphs works on her project for the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery's SteamPunk Art Show
Last year

Pink Shirt Day is Wednesday, Feb. 26

Vancouver Island Insurance Centre will give away about 1,800 pink T-shirts to students in and around Ladysmith.

Last year
Juno Award-winning blues musician Morgan Davis is performing a benefit for the Ladysmith Food Bank Feb. 21 at In The Beantime Café in Ladysmith.

Morgan Davis’ blues will help the Ladysmith Food Bank

Juno Award-winning blues musician Morgan Davis will perform a benefit for the Ladysmith Food Bank Feb. 21.

Juno Award-winning blues musician Morgan Davis is performing a benefit for the Ladysmith Food Bank Feb. 21 at In The Beantime Café in Ladysmith.
David Cox raised more than $5

Cox rides length of Island to raise funds for MS

Colwood cyclist David Cox's 1,000-kilometre fundraising ride from Victoria to Port Hardy and back again inspired by MS-afflicted niece.

David Cox raised more than $5
Madeleine Chidley

Sunshine and smiles mark Canada Day at Transfer Beach Park

A perfect summer day drew huge crowds to Transfer Beach for Ladysmith's Canada Day celebrations.

Madeleine Chidley
Artist Sonja Billard with her Painting “Coffee People Wading in Line” for the next show at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

Ladysmith art show explores the art of the bizarre

The Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery's July show, How Bizarre?!, runs July 6-28.

Artist Sonja Billard with her Painting “Coffee People Wading in Line” for the next show at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

Guy Bezeau and Island Country kick off Concerts in the Park this Sunday

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association's Concerts in the Park series starts this Sunday (July 7) at Transfer Beach.

Passengers disembark one of two new Bombardier Q400 turboprop airplanes at Nanaimo Airport following Monday's inaugural WestJet Encore direct flight between Nanaimo and Calgary.

WestJet Encore takes to the skies

New regional carrier offers direct flights from Nanaimo to Calgary

Passengers disembark one of two new Bombardier Q400 turboprop airplanes at Nanaimo Airport following Monday's inaugural WestJet Encore direct flight between Nanaimo and Calgary.