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Larry Salmond is $50,000 richer thanks to his winning Keno ticket (Submitted photo)

Ladysmith man shocked out of his seat after $50,000 Keno win

Larry Salmond plans to purchase a new RV with his winnings

Larry Salmond is $50,000 richer thanks to his winning Keno ticket (Submitted photo)
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer
The Rotary Club of Ladysmith has served the community for 50 years (Submitted photo)

Celebrating 50 years of Rotary in action

The Rotary Club of Ladysmith was formed September 20, 1970

The Rotary Club of Ladysmith has served the community for 50 years (Submitted photo)
How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
The Island Savings Ladysmith branch is permanently closed (Cole Schisler photo)

Island Savings closes Ladysmith branch

Ladysmith branch members can be served by the Chemainus branch

The Island Savings Ladysmith branch is permanently closed (Cole Schisler photo)
Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock

Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock

‘having the chance to come back and ride this year means everything to me’

Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock
Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)
Director of development services, Jake Belobaba made a presentation on the OCP process to the Committee of the Whole on September 8 (Submitted photo)
Director of development services, Jake Belobaba made a presentation on the OCP process to the Committee of the Whole on September 8 (Submitted photo)
People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest

From stoats to skunks, bears to bees, amateur photographers capture province at its wildest

People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.
Rotary volunteers at work on September 12 (Gerry Beltgens photo)

Service clubs begin first phase of Forrest Field improvements

The project teams started on Saturday September 12 at 8:30 a.m. and worked through the day

Rotary volunteers at work on September 12 (Gerry Beltgens photo)
In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Jackie and Jody Bates are in Vancouver while Jackie recovers from her double lung transplant (Submitted photo)

‘Every day is a new feeling’: Jackie Bates adjusts to her new life, and new lungs

Jackie Bates’ life has changed for the better since receiving a double lung transplant on July 15

Jackie and Jody Bates are in Vancouver while Jackie recovers from her double lung transplant (Submitted photo)
Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)

Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises

BC SPCA starts fundraising for kittens in Victoria and Vancouver

Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)
Tails has been taken from the Sonic the Hedgehog display outside the Ladysmith Community Health Centre (Cole Schisler photo)

Sonic the Hedgehog display suffers second theft

First it was Knuckles, and now Tails has been stolen from the display

Tails has been taken from the Sonic the Hedgehog display outside the Ladysmith Community Health Centre (Cole Schisler photo)
Saltair Community Centre has reopened (Submitted photo)

Saltair Community Centre reopens for community programs

The Community Centre will adhere to a strict list of protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Saltair Community Centre has reopened (Submitted photo)
Leadership Vancouver Island is about to start its 2020-21 session and has space for a few more folks wanting to learn and develop skills. (Stock photo)

Leadership V.I. looks to give a lift to Vancouver Island’s next leaders

Organization has space in its fall intake for those wishing to learn and develop leadership skills

Leadership Vancouver Island is about to start its 2020-21 session and has space for a few more folks wanting to learn and develop skills. (Stock photo)
On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)
Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

‘Nothing’s working anymore’: West Kelowna woman shares her fight with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and intestines among other organs

Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)