Nick Bekolay

Ten Spirit of Ladysmith awards presented

Ladysmith businesses, employees, volunteers and entrepreneurs were honoured Feb. 23 during the Spirit of Ladysmith Community Awards.

Provincial government recognizes Kathy Holmes for her community service

Ladysmith resident Kathy Holmes is receiving a B.C. Community Achievement Award in recognition of her volunteer contributions.

Ultimately, Buddy delivers ‘foot-tapping, hand-clapping, crowd-pleasing performance’ in Chemainus

Chronicle reporter Nick Bekolay reviews the Chemainus Theatre Festival's production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.

Ladysmith Grade 8 girls fall to Dover Bay

The Ladysmith Secondary School Grade 8 girls 49ers played a close game but fell 30-27 to Dover Bay to finish the regular season.

What happens at the Ladysmith Press?

Find out what takes place behind the doors of the Ladysmith Press and how your paper is printed.

Movie theatre no longer a goal for Project REEL Life

Project REEL Life in Ladysmith is now focusing on mentoring community youth through producing their own media projects.

Ladysmith Grade 8 boys suffer loss in last regular-season game

The Ladysmith Secondary School Grade 8 boys fell 37-8 to Nanaimo District Secondary School to cap off the regular season Feb. 13 at home.

WestJet Encore to premiere in Nanaimo June 24

WestJet announced plans for non-stop daily return service between Nanaimo and Calgary, branding its new service "Encore."

Skipping stones

Wade Fotherby and his son Cyrus enjoy a sunny Friday afternoon on Feb. 8 at Transfer Beach in Ladysmith.

Questions linger over death of David James Alton in Ladysmith

There are emergency shelters in Nanaimo and Duncan, but where in Ladysmith could David Alton turn when he found himself homeless?

A West Coast winter

Taking advantage of a mild February Friday afternoon in Ladysmith, people enjoy the Transfer Beach Amphitheatre.

Luke Marston’s latest project will rest at Stanley Park

Luke Marston has spent the past two and a half years working on an elaborate monument dedicated to Portuguese Joe Silvey.

Third race in Vancouver Island series runs this Sunday

The Cedar 12K is expected to attract more than 500 runners on Sunday, Feb. 10.

UPDATED: Canadian Cancer Society to close Ladysmith office March 31

The Ladysmith office is one of three Canadian Cancer Society offices slated for closure in the B.C.-Yukon region this spring.

PST seminars coming to Ladysmith and Chemainus Feb. 7

Ministry of Finance staff will be in Ladysmith and Chemainus to talk about transitioning back to the PST during seminars on Feb. 7.

Ladysmith’s Faith Knelson wins nine medals at Courtenay swim meet

Knelson, a member of the Ladysmith-Chemainus Orcas Swim Club, wins six gold medals and three silvers at first meet after Christmas break.

Celebrating Family Literacy Day in Ladysmith

The Ladysmith Library held a special family-friendly event Saturday, Jan. 26 in honour of Family Literacy Day.

Ladysmith 49ers fall to Cedar Spartans

The Ladysmith Secondary School (LSS) 49ers senior girls basketball team played host to the Cedar Spartans Tuesday, Jan. 22 at LSS.

Ladysmith dancers share their talent

About 60-70 students performed during Ladysmith Secondary School's annual Dance Showcase on Jan. 18.

Ladysmith Secondary School improv teams advance to Island finals

The senior and junior improv teams from Ladysmith Secondary School recently won the South Island Cup.