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The Town of Ladysmith will hold a public hearing regarding proposed zoning at Churchill Place. (Chronicle photo)

EDITORIAL: Single affordable unit at Churchill Place would be a missed opportunity for Ladysmith

Housing report calls for town to acquire all possible space for affordable housing

The Town of Ladysmith will hold a public hearing regarding proposed zoning at Churchill Place. (Chronicle photo)
Ladysmith town council meets in person for its regular meeting on Oct. 19. Members of the public may attend meetings at City Hall. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Ladysmith town council meets in person for its regular meeting on Oct. 19. Members of the public may attend meetings at City Hall. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Coun. Marsh Stevens speaks at Ladysmith town council’s regular meeting on Oct. 19. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith town council disappointed with South Davis Road changes

Mayor plans to keep advocating for change

Coun. Marsh Stevens speaks at Ladysmith town council’s regular meeting on Oct. 19. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Vehicles pass through the South Davis Road intersection. (Chronicle file photo)

Improvements coming to South Davis Road and Trans-Canada intersection in Ladysmith

Left turns onto the highway will be restricted at the intersection

Vehicles pass through the South Davis Road intersection. (Chronicle file photo)
The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)

Arts Council of Ladysmith leads Island-wide arts impact study

‘No other art council has even attempted to do this,’ says arts council president

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)
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EDITORIAL: The role of a journalist when misinformation runs rampant

It is more important now than ever for readers to be able to trust the news

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There will be no formal Light Up festival in Ladysmith this year, due to pandemic concerns. (file photo)

Festival of Lights cancels Light Up in Ladysmith

‘Only responsible option under these circumstances’

There will be no formal Light Up festival in Ladysmith this year, due to pandemic concerns. (file photo)
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The Town of Ladysmith is starting work on replacing the Rotary boat ramp. (Town of Ladysmith photo)

Town of Ladysmith to replace Rotary dock this month

The Town of Ladysmith is starting work to replace the Rotary boat…

The Town of Ladysmith is starting work on replacing the Rotary boat ramp. (Town of Ladysmith photo)
The Town of Ladysmith will hold a public hearing regarding proposed zoning at Churchill Place. (Chronicle photo)

Town of Ladysmith to hold public hearing for housing project

A single affordable unit is included in plans

The Town of Ladysmith will hold a public hearing regarding proposed zoning at Churchill Place. (Chronicle photo)
Members of the Ladysmith Fire/Rescue department. Back row (left to right) Keenan Pringle, Owen Burt, Mike Smith, Dave Giles, Barry Hartle, Dan Gillard, James McAdam, Mike Porter, Jag Basi, Jamie Pelletier, Matt Rickett and Chad Arsenault. Front row (left to right) Jamie Davidson, Mike Bodall, Dan Cross, Wayne Johnston, Chief Chris Geiger, Mike Primrose, Chris Vanzandwyk, John Goodman, Barry Davidson and Ron Moore.

Fire prevention week: smoke alarms save lives, make sure they work

‘We use fire as a tool but it has the potential to get away on us’

Members of the Ladysmith Fire/Rescue department. Back row (left to right) Keenan Pringle, Owen Burt, Mike Smith, Dave Giles, Barry Hartle, Dan Gillard, James McAdam, Mike Porter, Jag Basi, Jamie Pelletier, Matt Rickett and Chad Arsenault. Front row (left to right) Jamie Davidson, Mike Bodall, Dan Cross, Wayne Johnston, Chief Chris Geiger, Mike Primrose, Chris Vanzandwyk, John Goodman, Barry Davidson and Ron Moore.
Mark Drysdale has announced he will leave the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce as of Oct. 15. (Chronicle file photo)

Executive director to leave Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce

‘I am passionate about the community; I love this town’

Mark Drysdale has announced he will leave the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce as of Oct. 15. (Chronicle file photo)
Teresa Drumel is frustrated with delays in her husband, Antonio Navarro Ochoa’s, application for Canadian residency. (Submitted photo)

‘It’s horrible being apart:’ Canadian immigration application keeps Vancouver Island couple apart

‘Tony is not just my husband, he is a caregiver for me too’

Teresa Drumel is frustrated with delays in her husband, Antonio Navarro Ochoa’s, application for Canadian residency. (Submitted photo)
Jeff and Rina Puska are planning a grand opening for their boutique and “cuddle farm” later in October. It features two sheep named Boots and O, among other animals. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Vancouver Island family brings original children’s book to life

‘We wanted a place where people could just put their phones down and have this magical experience’

Jeff and Rina Puska are planning a grand opening for their boutique and “cuddle farm” later in October. It features two sheep named Boots and O, among other animals. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Stz’uminus elder George Harris sang the nation’s anthem and shared the story behind it at an event for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. at Transfer beach. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

“I really hope and pray that this is a new beginning for us as Indigenous people”

Stz’uminus elder George Harris sang the nation’s anthem and shared the story behind it at an event for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. at Transfer beach. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Students and staff at Ladysmith Secondary School drummed and marched the halls to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation one day early on Sept. 29. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith Secondary School marches for truth and reconciliation

Ladysmith Secondary School students drummed and marched through the halls on Sept. 29

Students and staff at Ladysmith Secondary School drummed and marched the halls to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation one day early on Sept. 29. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Elise Boulanger released her first music video, It Started in the Garden, with the help of a provincial grant. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island artist promotes biodiversity with new music video

Elise Boulanger releases first music video with help from Creative BC grant

Elise Boulanger released her first music video, It Started in the Garden, with the help of a provincial grant. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo Foundation. (Black Press file photo)

Ladysmith Community Fund welcomes new director

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Nanaimo Foundation. (Black Press file photo)
The annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock rode in Ladysmith on Sept. 27. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Cops for Cancer raises over $28,000 in Ladysmith and Chemainus

Funds raised for childhood cancer research and support services

The annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock rode in Ladysmith on Sept. 27. (Photo by Tyler Hay)