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Ladysmith Family and Friends recieves unprecedented donation during COVID-19

Karen and Fred Green donated $25,000 to LaFF, and have committed $100,000 in matching funds

Local newspaper ad helps reunite a lost hearing aid with its owner

Thanks to the efforts of Sandra Lynn and Gwen Burton, the lost hearing aid was returned

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Chris Geiger elected fire chief for Ladysmith Fire Rescue

Geiger will take over the role from long-time fire chief, Ray Delcourt

QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

North Vancouver Island communities join in to ‘squash the curve’

Residents from Cumberland , Tahsis and Quadra Island are volunteering to grow winter squash on their lawns in a move towards sustainable food security

Pandemic means changes for door-to-door newspaper delivery

Black Press asks readers across B.C. to be patient as carriers are asked not to touch surfaces

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Ladysmith couple puts on livestream concert to entertain the community

Drew and Brianne Carnegie will perform hits from a variety of beloved rock bands

Zeballos doesn’t expect to feel the pinch of COVID-19 restrictions until tourist season

With a small population, seasonal businesses and a single medical clinic, the coastal village braces for an impact, if any

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

Peninsula Co-op matching up to $150,000 to support frontline healthcare

Peninsula Co-op is donating in the help to fight back against COVID-19,…

  • Apr 14, 2020

Drive-through bridal shower a way to improvise during COVID-19

Family and friends share the love socially distanced in a Chemainus parking lot

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

LRCA Food Bank sees outpouring of community support during COVID-19

The food bank remains open and has adopted enhanced safety measures

Vancouver Island Arts Councils get big grant for investment in digital skills

Several Island arts councils banded together to receive the $212,000 grant