Niomi Pearson

Amanda Black of Bolga Baskets shows off some of her wares made in West Africa at the Chemainus Giant Street Market Sat.

Chemainus Giant Street Market biggest ever

Amanda Black of Bolga Baskets shows off her wares at the Chemainus Giant Street Market July 7, which featured more vendors than ever.

Amanda Black of Bolga Baskets shows off some of her wares made in West Africa at the Chemainus Giant Street Market Sat.
With only one loss in the regular season

Highlanders sitting at the top

The Mid-Isle Highlanders FC women's reserve team sits in first place as the Pacific Coast Soccer League Challenge Cup approaches.

With only one loss in the regular season
Grade  6 and 7 students at Ladysmith Intermediate School performed their year-end play

Year-end performance

Grade 6 and 7 students at Ladysmith Intermediate School celebrated the end of another school year by performing their play, Harmony High.

Grade  6 and 7 students at Ladysmith Intermediate School performed their year-end play
FIve-year-old Jaedyn Amann died last Wednesday in the Yukon. A trust fund has been set up for her family

Community rallying around family after tragedy strikes

Fundraisers are being planned to support the family of five-year-old Jaedyn Amann, who died last Wednesday in Watson Lake, Yukon.

FIve-year-old Jaedyn Amann died last Wednesday in the Yukon. A trust fund has been set up for her family

Kids can golf for free

The Ladysmith Golf Club is hosting free golf for children this week.

A Cowichan player (white jersey) scores a goal at Ladysmith Intermediate School field during the Stz'uminus First Annual Soccer Tournament.

Twenty-two teams take part in first Stz’uminus soccer tournament

The Stz'uminus First Annual Soccer Tournament in Ladysmith was 'an overwhelming success.'

A Cowichan player (white jersey) scores a goal at Ladysmith Intermediate School field during the Stz'uminus First Annual Soccer Tournament.
The Royal Canadian Legion opened its doors in communities across B.C. and the Yukon during Legion Week June 24-30. These community celebrations showcased the charitable and volunteer contributions of Legion members and the ladies auxiliaries. The Ladysmith and Chemainus Legions both held open houses during Legion Week. Here

Celebrating Legion Week in Chemainus

The Chemainus Legion celebrated Legion Week with an open house and barbecue.

The Royal Canadian Legion opened its doors in communities across B.C. and the Yukon during Legion Week June 24-30. These community celebrations showcased the charitable and volunteer contributions of Legion members and the ladies auxiliaries. The Ladysmith and Chemainus Legions both held open houses during Legion Week. Here
The Royal Canadian Legion opened its doors in communities across B.C. and the Yukon during Legion Week June 24-30. These community celebrations showcased the charitable and volunteer contributions of Legion members and the ladies auxiliaries. The Ladysmith and Chemainus Legions both held open houses during Legion Week. Here

Ladysmith Legion celebrates Legion Week

New members signed up during a Legion Week open house at the Ladysmith Legion.

The Royal Canadian Legion opened its doors in communities across B.C. and the Yukon during Legion Week June 24-30. These community celebrations showcased the charitable and volunteer contributions of Legion members and the ladies auxiliaries. The Ladysmith and Chemainus Legions both held open houses during Legion Week. Here

Shoes fly at Ladysmith horseshoe tournament

There were many winners from Ladysmith during the Ladysmith Bernice Busch/Murray Rayner Memorial Open horseshoe tournament.

Terry Chapman of Ladysmith completed this 3-D mural for The Silver Mine in Chemainus.

New 3-D mural unveiled in Chemainus

Ladysmith's Terry Chapman has created a 3-D piece featuring a coal miner pushing an ore cart out at the Lenora Mines.

Terry Chapman of Ladysmith completed this 3-D mural for The Silver Mine in Chemainus.
S-hXiXnu-tun Lelum Primary School and preschool held their Graduation/End of Year Celebration on June 27. Here

Primary and preschool students graduate

S-hXiXnu-tun Lelum Primary School and preschool held their Graduation/End of Year Celebration on June 27.

S-hXiXnu-tun Lelum Primary School and preschool held their Graduation/End of Year Celebration on June 27. Here

More vendors than ever at Chemainus Giant Street Market

More than 120 vendors will display their wares at the Giant Street Market this Saturday.

Students at Cedar Community Secondary School celebrated their graduation ceremony Fri.

Cedar Community Secondary School grads celebrate

Students at Cedar Community Secondary School celebrated their graduation ceremony Fri., June 29.

Students at Cedar Community Secondary School celebrated their graduation ceremony Fri.
There were plenty of fish in the pond to be caught during the Family Fishing Day hosted by the Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club June 16 at the Bush Creek Hatchery. Children of all ages and their familes gathered to practise their skills.

Family fishing

There were plenty of fish in the pond to be caught during the Family Fishing Day hosted by the Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club.

There were plenty of fish in the pond to be caught during the Family Fishing Day hosted by the Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club June 16 at the Bush Creek Hatchery. Children of all ages and their familes gathered to practise their skills.
Cowichan Green Community mapping co-ordinator Raelynn Gibson shares the brand-new Buy Local! Buy Fresh! map.

Latest local food map released

The third annual Buy Local! Buy Fresh! map is now out, and it features 11 farms in the Cedar to Chemainus area.

Cowichan Green Community mapping co-ordinator Raelynn Gibson shares the brand-new Buy Local! Buy Fresh! map.
The weather couldn’t have been better for the Chemainus Summer Fest Sat.

Chemainus celebrates summer

The weather couldn’t have been better for the Chemainus Summer Fest June 23.

The weather couldn’t have been better for the Chemainus Summer Fest Sat.
Does this face look familiar? Last Wednesday afternoon

Straight from the horse’s mouth

Pretty Maid roamed the streets of Ladysmith last week to promote summer riding camps at Takala Trails Ranch.

Does this face look familiar? Last Wednesday afternoon
Eighteen young Ladysmith citizens graduated from Ladysmith Preschool on June 21. A full crowd of about 80 proud parents

Celebrating preschool graduation

Eighteen young Ladysmith citizens graduated from Ladysmith Preschool on June 21.

Eighteen young Ladysmith citizens graduated from Ladysmith Preschool on June 21. A full crowd of about 80 proud parents

New trolley schedule takes effect July 2

The Town of Ladysmith is hoping a new schedule with an added run to Coronation Mall will increase trolley ridership and improve service.

Adam Charles stars as Joseph in the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s production of the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Chemainus Theatre’s production of Joseph impressive

Chronicle reporter Niomi Pearson reviews Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Chemainus Theatre.

Adam Charles stars as Joseph in the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s production of the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat