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

Ladysmith council hears public opinion on Churchill Place

If carried, amendments would permit up to 27 multi-family and 10 single-family units

The Town of Ladysmith held a public hearing regarding proposed zoning at Churchill Place. (Chronicle photo)
The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Central Vancouver Island Rotaries raise funds for access to education in Guatemalan villages

Rotarians will sell authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise funds

The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
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Ladysmith Secondary prom committee seeking donations

Hopes to give graduates a prom night to remember

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Danielle Falk released her first children’s book, What It Means to be Me, in August. (Submitted photo)

Island author hopes to spread positive message with debut children’s book

Danielle Falk released What it Means to be Me in August

Danielle Falk released her first children’s book, What It Means to be Me, in August. (Submitted photo)
The Arts Council of Ladysmith hosted its first live music show at the Waterfront Gallery on Oct. 22 with a performance from Yael Wand and Alan Kerr. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

PHOTOS: Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery hosts first artist in concert series

Yael Wand and Alan Kerr performed at the gallery on Oct. 22

The Arts Council of Ladysmith hosted its first live music show at the Waterfront Gallery on Oct. 22 with a performance from Yael Wand and Alan Kerr. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)

One person arrested after Extinction Rebellion protest at Nanaimo Airport

Man walks onto tarmac to wave flag and spray paint

A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)
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Cowichan Valley sees dramatic increase in cost of housing

Region on track to fall behind its need for 4,955 new housing units by 2025

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Re: journalists editorial As a broadcast journalist, writer, producer, foreign correspondent for…

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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)