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Driver airlifted to hospital after single-vehicle accident at south end of Ladysmith

Highway 1 was closed for over an hour after a gravel truck-and-trailer smashed through the centre divider and flipped shortly after 3 p.m.

Kristy DeClark named Ladysmith Ambassador for 2013-14

The Ladysmith Secondary School student council president is joined by Vice-Ambassadors Kira Mauriks and Sydney Jordan.

LSS 49ers win in a shootout

Ladysmith Secondary School's junior girls' soccer team beat Dover Bay 2-1 in a shootout April 17 at Forrest Field.

Greater Vicotira Youth Orchestra supports Ladysmith Food Bank

The Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra came to Ladysmith April 19 to perform a benefit for the Ladysmith Food Bank.

Batters up!

Local ball teams swung into action this weekend with games in Ladysmith and Duncan.

GM of Seaward Kayaks spars with CBC’s Dragons

Doug Godkin, general manager of Seaward Kayaks in Chemainus, to appear on season eight of CBC's Dragons' Den.

Chemainus Secondary student paints prize-winning poster

Hannah Holmes placed third in the B.C.-Yukon division of the Royal Canadian Legion's Remembrance Day poster contest.

Mid-Isle Soccer Club holds first five-a-side tourney

Twenty-eight teams took part in Mid-Isle Soccer Club's first annual five-a-side tournament April 6-7 in Ladysmith.

Marina proposed for Ladysmith waterfront currently under provincial review

Ministry fielding public comments on Victoria-based Canadian Pacific Property Development Ltd's Slack Point project until May 2

Randle family moves into Ladysmith Habitat for Humanity home

Meagan Randle and her two daughters became official home owners March 8, with assistance from Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island.

Women, Weirdos and Winos at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

The latest art show at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery is now on, and it runs until April 28.

Temporary recycling depot to service Ladysmith’s waste management needs

Interim recycling depot to open at 4142 Thicke Road while Peerless Road depot undergoes renovations.

Kelly Wallace joins B.C. Ambassador Program

Ladysmith Ambassador Kelly Wallace is participating in the provincial Ambassador program and has started fundraising.

Ladysmith Little Theatre fundraising gala this Thursday

The Nancy’s Fashion and Furnishings’ Spring Fling Fashion Show takes place Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. at 4985 Christie Rd. in Ladysmith.

Marine search and rescue station inches closer to new rescue boat

Volunteers with Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, Station 29 raise nearly $2,000 for boat fund through garage sale at brewing shop.

Easter Egg-stravaganza

Families flocked to Fuller Lake and Transfer Beach parks Saturday morning to hunt for Easter eggs under sunny skies.

Ladysmith Museum opening at noon today

A more accessibly Ladysmith Museum opens to the public at noon today, Friday, March 29.

North Cowichan and Ladysmith rank 10th and 11th on BC Hydro’s list of top Earth Hour communities

Vancouver Island communities score big improvements over their 2012 Earth Hour power savings.

Celebrating spring break in Ladysmith

Students enjoyed a variety of fun spring break activities sessions run by Ladysmith Parks, Recreation and Culture last week.

First swims spawn big smiles for Orcas

A quartet of Ladysmith-Chemainus Orcas swimmers recently made their competitive debuts at the Duncan Sting Rays Spring Break Invitational.