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Island contestant competes on Great Canadian Baking Show

Andrea Nauta auditioned for the show before but was lucky second time around

RCMP urges drivers to use caution in rainy weather

September rains have brought an increase in traffic accidents to Ladysmith

Rick Lawrence to present photography as abstract art to Ladysmith Camera Club

The presentation will be hosted September 24 at 7:00 pm, in Hardwick Hall

Town approves purchase of five additional bollards

The $15,000 purchase will be funded through appropriated equity

New ratepayers association forming in Area H

Organization will advocate for North Oyster, Yellowpoint and Diamond District residents

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

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Volunteers give old Ladysmith train station a fresh new look

The train station recieved a new coat of paint to make the building ‘less intimidating’

Area H director Mary Marcotte takes six-month leave of absence

Marcotte’s alternate, Colin Haime will handle day-to-day operations for Area H residents

Ladysmith Newcomers Club welcomes new members to join

Their goal is to introduce newcomers to service clubs, restaraunts, and amenities in the area

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery

Courtenay resident Erica Farrell took a drive to the Quinsam River hatchery…

Cowichan Valley Rotary clubs to host hospice gardens fundraiser in Chemainus

An Evening with Local Legends takes place September 7 at the Chemainus Theatre

She Shed sanctuary helps Ladysmith woman heal

Laurie Armstrong’s “She Shed” has been added to the She Shed Sisterhood

Chuck Perrin and Josh Sikora still missed after 25 years

A memorial to Chuck Perrin and Josh Sikora in columns and letters

Registration for 2019 Cinnamon Bun Fun Run opens September 3

Spaces for the annual event fill up fast. Proceeds go toward funding LRCA food bank programs

New sign marks Ladysmith Marina as largest Purple Martin colony on Vancouver Island

Thanks to conservation efforts, the Western Purple Martins are up to 800 breeding pairs

LRCA rolls out new programs to increase food security and reduce food waste

New programs gather produce from local grocery stores, and teach food skills for families

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of Ladysmith

Anderson says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A

Thirst aid

Chemainus kids take a stand to sell lemonade, and at only 25 cents a glass

LRCA Concerts in the Park series presents: Beatlemania Unplugged

This will be the final Concerts in the Park event of the summer

Arts on the Avenue turns 21 this weekend

1st Avenue will have a weekend full of arts on display Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon