Niomi Pearson

Fundraiser for North Oyster school coming up at Gryphon’s Lair

The Gryphon's Lair is donating proceeds from Aug. 23 food purchases to North Oyster Elementary School to reinstate a hot lunch program.

Plenty of local residents came out to Bethel Tabernacle Saturday for a garage sale for the family of Jaedyn Amann

Garage sale for Jaedyn raises $3,100

A huge garage sale July 28 in Ladysmith raised $3,100 for the family of Jaedyn Amann.

Plenty of local residents came out to Bethel Tabernacle Saturday for a garage sale for the family of Jaedyn Amann
Twelve-year-old Isaac Rowland was spending some of his summer out in the sun with his realistic-looking eagle kite on Thursday afternoon (July 26) at Transfer Beach.

Fly like an eagle

Twelve-year-old Isaac Rowland takes his realistic-looking eagle kite out on a sunny summer afternoon.

Twelve-year-old Isaac Rowland was spending some of his summer out in the sun with his realistic-looking eagle kite on Thursday afternoon (July 26) at Transfer Beach.

Elfsong’s Sandy Jasper whistles while she works

Elfsong is performing this Sunday at 6 p.m. at Ladysmith's Transfer Beach Amphitheatre for the fifth installment of Concerts in the Park.

Jim Williams and his stories will be missed by many. A Celebration of Life is planned for Thurs.

Jim Williams and his stories will be missed

Ladysmith residents are mourning the loss of Jim Williams, who was known for sharing his stories, jokes and Werther's Original candies.

Jim Williams and his stories will be missed by many. A Celebration of Life is planned for Thurs.
Dental students from the University of British Columbia recently provided free dental care at the H’ulh-etun Health Society in Chemainus. Here

UBC dental students provide free care in Chemainus

University students shared the gift of dental health during free clinics at the H'ulh-etun Health Society in Chemainus.

Dental students from the University of British Columbia recently provided free dental care at the H’ulh-etun Health Society in Chemainus. Here
Kara Galbraith is raising money to compete in the U18 national rugby championships in Quebec.

Kara Galbraith raising money to go to nationals

Ladysmith rugby player is canvassing local businesses to raise funds to travel to the U18 national rugby championships in Quebec.

Kara Galbraith is raising money to compete in the U18 national rugby championships in Quebec.

Two Ladysmith events raising money for Jaedyn’s family

Community members continue to rally around a family who lost their five-year-old daughter, holding a garage sale and beer and burger night.

Ladysmith’s Faith Knelson brings home gold from the provincial swimming championships.

A golden summer for Faith Knelson

Ladysmith swimmer Faith Knelson won two golds, one silver and a bronze at the AAA provincial championships.

Ladysmith’s Faith Knelson brings home gold from the provincial swimming championships.
Purple Martin nestlings beg for food at the Ladysmith Harbour. The public is invited to learn more about these birds and the volunteer recovery efforts taking place in this area during the eighth annual Purple Martin Open House this Sunday afternoon at the Ladysmith Maritime Society Community  Marina.

Learn more about Purple Martins this Sunday in Ladysmith

The Western Purple Martin Foundation is hosting a Purple Martin Open House at the Ladysmith Maritime Society Community Marina Sunday.

Purple Martin nestlings beg for food at the Ladysmith Harbour. The public is invited to learn more about these birds and the volunteer recovery efforts taking place in this area during the eighth annual Purple Martin Open House this Sunday afternoon at the Ladysmith Maritime Society Community  Marina.
An 18-hour golf-a-thon held at Mount Brenton Golf Course netted $1

Mount Brenton golfers raise nearly $2,000 for ALS Society

An 18-hour golf-a-thon held at Mount Brenton Golf Course netted $1,871.30 for the ALS Society of BC.

An 18-hour golf-a-thon held at Mount Brenton Golf Course netted $1
Krista Carle of Victoria shows off her quirky 2007 Mini Cooper S during Brits on the Beach July 15 at Transfer Beach. About 200 British cars and motorcycles were on display during the show.

Biggest crowd for Brits on the Beach

This year’s Brits on the Beach car show July 15 at Transfer Beach in Ladysmith attracted its largest crowd ever.

Krista Carle of Victoria shows off her quirky 2007 Mini Cooper S during Brits on the Beach July 15 at Transfer Beach. About 200 British cars and motorcycles were on display during the show.
Performers celebrate the circus theme at the Cedar Farmers Market July 15.

Circus day at the Cedar Farmers Market

The Cedar Farmers Market had a circus theme on July 15.

Performers celebrate the circus theme at the Cedar Farmers Market July 15.

Excitement building for canoe festival

The first Stz'uminus Canoe Festival takes place this weekend at Kulleet Bay.

The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society hosted the Chemainus Bluegrass Festival July 14 and 15 at Waterwheel Park and at the Chemainus Legion. Bluegrass bands from Washington

Bluegrass bands sizzle in Chemainus

The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society hosted the Chemainus Bluegrass Festival July 14 and 15.

The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society hosted the Chemainus Bluegrass Festival July 14 and 15 at Waterwheel Park and at the Chemainus Legion. Bluegrass bands from Washington
Paul Mottershead

It runs in the family

Tyler Davis of Ladysmith is following in his family's footsteps by taking trades training at Vancouver Island University.

Paul Mottershead
B.C.’s best fastball teams battled it out at Cedar’s Wheatsheaf field complex this past weekend during Softball B.C.’s Senior Men’s Championships

Whirlwind weekend for Wheaties

B.C.’s best fastball teams battled it out in Cedar this past weekend during Softball B.C.’s Senior Men’s Championships.

B.C.’s best fastball teams battled it out at Cedar’s Wheatsheaf field complex this past weekend during Softball B.C.’s Senior Men’s Championships
Synchronized swimmer Paige Wilson is one of four local athletes ready to perform at the BC Summer Games.

Ladysmith area residents going for gold

Five Ladysmith area residents are participating in the BC Summer Games this week in Surrey.

Synchronized swimmer Paige Wilson is one of four local athletes ready to perform at the BC Summer Games.

Petitioners hope new Chemainus library will be built on former firehall site

A petition is circulating to promote building the library on Willow Street, not the parking lot of Waterwheel Park.

Synchronized swimmer Paige Wilson is one of four local athletes ready to perform at the BC Summer Games.

Ladysmith area athletes going for gold

Five Ladysmith area residents are ready to give it their all at the BC Summer Games in Surrey.

Synchronized swimmer Paige Wilson is one of four local athletes ready to perform at the BC Summer Games.