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Poker Run raises more than $1,000 for Ladysmith charities

A Veterans Motorcycle Club Poker Run raised money for the Royal Canadian Legion poppy fund and the Ladysmith Food Bank.

Cowichan Valley hockey hopefuls hit the ice

The Cowichan Valley Minor Hockey Association is hosting its annual tryouts this week at Fuller Lake Arena in Chemainus.

Island Hotel owners cleaning up after resident dies

Ladysmith residents concerned about how much time it has taken to clean up after a body is found more than three weeks after man's death.

Poker Run raising money for Ladysmith Legion and food bank

The Veterans Motorcycle Club is hosting a fundraising Poker Run that will pass through Ladysmith, Duncan and Shawnigan Lake this Saturday.

Many memories made inside the walls of the Ladysmith Preschool

Registration is now open for the Ladysmith Preschool, which has fostered great memories for many generations.

Raising the roof

The walls of the new Oyster Bay Quay commercial development are raised using a technique called tilt-up construction.

Ladysmith Show and Shine sizzles

First Avenue was lined with various makes and models of cars and motorcycles for the annual Ladysmith Show and Shine car show Saturday.

Pettapiece slides into second at nationals

Baseball player Rhianna Pettapiece is the Chronicle's Athlete of the Month for August.

First-ever Jubilee Jazz Festival this Saturday in Chemainus

Saturday jazz festival features RazzMaJazz and other jazz groups, a wine tasting and burger bar at Waterwheel Park and the Chemainus Legion.

Stolen vehicle fire quickly quenched

Fire officials say a speedy response helped prevent a more serious fire from erupting after a stolen vehicle was set on fire Friday morning.

Ladysmith Days will return to August long weekend in 2013

After a successful 2012 event, organizers announce that Ladysmith Days will go back to the long weekend next year.

Ladysmith Cannons finish fourth at provincials

The Ladysmith Cannons Mosquito AA ball team won three games and lost three at the provincial championships.

Saying no to smart meters

Ladysmith residents are planning to protest smart meters Aug. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the 49th Parallel Grocery intersection.

Raising the roof of Oyster Bay Quay in Ladysmith

Ladysmith's newest commercial development is being raised later this week.

Celebrating nature

These young environmental stewards from the Boys and Girls Club of Ladysmith were out and about to celebrate nature.

Ladysmith hurdler earns All-American honours

Haleigh Lloyd broke records and was named an All-American during her second season with the University of Alaska at Anchorage Seawolves.

Mount Brenton ladies’ golf tournament fast approaching

Register now for the Ramsay Lampman Rhodes Mount Brenton Ladies Amateur Golf Tournament on Aug. 18 and 19.

Olympic fever

These young adventurers from the Ladysmith Parks and Rec Adventure Zone summer day camp cheer on Canada’s hopefuls at the Olympics.

Petition circulating to create Jaedyn’s Law

Jaedyn Amann's father hopes a petition for soccer net legislation and safety will help save the lives of children across Canada.

Ladysmith Golf Club hosting kids’ tournament

There's still time to register for the Ladysmith Golf Club's Kids Open Golf Tournament on Aug. 11.