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Mount Brenton’s John Goodman watches his ball approach the hole at the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Golf Tournament putting contest.

Golfers raise $17k for Rotary

Rotarians and their friends gathered at Mount Brenton Golf Course Saturday (Sept. 29) to participate in the Ladysmith Chemainus

Mount Brenton’s John Goodman watches his ball approach the hole at the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Golf Tournament putting contest.
Vic Duffhues of JoVic Pottery gets ready to take raku vases out of the kiln at his Shell Beach Road studio Sept. 29. Duffhues and his wife Jo offered raku firing demonstrations and studio tours throughout the weekend as part of Culture Days

Really raku

Vic Duffhues of JoVic Pottery shows off his skills

Vic Duffhues of JoVic Pottery gets ready to take raku vases out of the kiln at his Shell Beach Road studio Sept. 29. Duffhues and his wife Jo offered raku firing demonstrations and studio tours throughout the weekend as part of Culture Days
Dozens of young students at Ladysmith Primary School took to the high school track on Sept. 27 for the school’s official Terry Fox Run.

Tearing up the track for Terry

Students at Ladysmith Primary participate in the Terry Fox Run

Dozens of young students at Ladysmith Primary School took to the high school track on Sept. 27 for the school’s official Terry Fox Run.
Eric Foster of Saltair has written two books

Saltair resident publishes two books about Great White North

Mile 1202 and B.C. - Yukon Sketches recapture local resident Eric Foster's experiences in the north

Eric Foster of Saltair has written two books

Hospice volunteers needed in the Cowichan Valley

The Cowichan Valley Hospice Society is searching for volunteers to sign up for their eight-week training program.

Sheila Weatherell has a silver-plated teapot from the late 1800s to early 1900s appraised by Canadian Antiques Roadshow alumnus Luis Porretta during the Antique Appraisal Affair Sept. 29 at St. John’s Anglican Church in Ladysmith.

Antique appraisal

Ladysmith residents had a chance to have their antiques appraised this weekend during the Antique Appraisal Affair.

Sheila Weatherell has a silver-plated teapot from the late 1800s to early 1900s appraised by Canadian Antiques Roadshow alumnus Luis Porretta during the Antique Appraisal Affair Sept. 29 at St. John’s Anglican Church in Ladysmith.
Canadian Cancer Society Tour de Rock riders arrive in Ladysmith Mon.

Tour de Rock arrives in Ladysmith

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock came through Ladysmith Mon., Oct. 1.

Canadian Cancer Society Tour de Rock riders arrive in Ladysmith Mon.
David Sinclair (left)

Art and reality merge in The Drawer Bay

The Yellow Point Drama Group is kicking off its 60th season with the drama The Drawer Boy, which runs Oct. 4-20.

David Sinclair (left)

Ladysmith getting ready to host Tour de Rock riders

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock arrives in Ladysmith on Mon., Oct. 1, and an afternoon celebration and Red Serge Dinner are planned.

Students at Ladysmith Secondary School held a Jersey Day Monday as part of their Spirit Week. Pictured here

Showing team spirit

Ladysmith Secondary students held a Jersey Day Monday, which hopefully got everyone in the spirit for a community-wide Jersey Day Friday.

Students at Ladysmith Secondary School held a Jersey Day Monday as part of their Spirit Week. Pictured here
It's three weeks into the tackle football season

Steelers tackle new football season in Ladysmith

Three weeks into the tackle football season, the Ladysmith Steelers are having a ball.

It's three weeks into the tackle football season
The MSC U15 Girls Highlanders

Mid-Isle Soccer Club teams back in black

Ladysmith's soccer association kicks off a new season with a 33-per-cent increase in players and four brand-new rep teams.

The MSC U15 Girls Highlanders
North Oyster firefighters Ron Strazza (left)

Firefighters fill their helmets

North Cowichan firefighters held a helmet drive to raise money for a new Fire Safety House.

North Oyster firefighters Ron Strazza (left)
One hundred and four people participated in the 2012 Terry Fox Run Sunday (Sept. 16) in Ladysmith

Working together to outrun cancer

One hundred and four people took part in the Terry Fox Run Sept. 16 in Ladysmith.

One hundred and four people participated in the 2012 Terry Fox Run Sunday (Sept. 16) in Ladysmith
Cedar Village celebrated its 15th anniversary on Saturday with a plethora of kids’ activities

Celebrating in Cedar

There were many of fun activities during 15th-annivesary celebrations at Cedar Village on Sept. 15.

Cedar Village celebrated its 15th anniversary on Saturday with a plethora of kids’ activities
Chemainus Secondary School students scoop up ice cream during the school’s Green Day Barbecue Sept. 14.

Chemainus students going green

Students at Chemainus Secondary School are working toward zero waste by the end of the school year.

Chemainus Secondary School students scoop up ice cream during the school’s Green Day Barbecue Sept. 14.

Harvest the bounty this Friday at the Ladysmith Community Gardens

The Ladysmith Community Gardens Society is hosting its second annual Harvest Event this Friday at the community gardens on High Street.

Ladysmith golfer hits lucky hole-in-one

Mike Primrose recently hit a hole-in-one at Eaglequest Golf Course in South Wellington.

Tour de Rock riders coming to Ladysmith Oct. 1

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock will roll into Ladysmith Mon., Oct. 1 for a community celebration, head shaves and a Red Serge Dinner.

Tour de Rock riders will roll through Ladysmith Oct. 1

A town crier, pipe band, head shaves and Red Serge Dinner will welcome Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders when they come to Ladysmith.