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Cowichan Valley Regional District’s affordable-housing strategy moves forward

Board signs three-year financial agreement for initiatives

Public meeting being held on future of old Crofton Elementary School site

Cowichan Valley School District will hear proposals at information session May 30

North Cowichan council denies rezoning bid for cannabis outlet in Chemainus

Site on Chemainus Road deemed too close to spaces frequented by youth

Historic 75th AGM highlights successes of LDCU

Ladysmith District Credit Union celebrated 75 years of service at their annual general meeting.

Father’s anguish remains three years after son’s murder in Chemainus

Derek Descoteau remembered as a young man with such a great future ahead

Have a say in the planning and development of Ladysmith

The Town is looking for residents who are engaged in their community to serve on a new committee.

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Drag racers cancel Alberni’s Thunder in the Valley for 2019

Organizers make last-minute decision after regional district denies airport for venue

Another chance scheduled to plot a course for old Ladysmith police station

An old eyesore will probably be levelled to make way for a commercial development

  • May 15, 2019

Food truck feasting returning to Transfer Beach

Rotating trucks serving up treats on the Ladysmith waterfront from May 18 to Sept. 2

  • May 14, 2019

Tonal stolen from Comox Valley Disc Golf contains former caretaker’s ashes

On April 22, Comox Valley Disc Golf reported a theft of their…

  • May 13, 2019

Nanaimo-Ladysmith’s Green MP-elect getting to work

Paul Manly hopes to have a productive few months before fall election

Arts council takes key step in developing new regional arts centre in North Cowichan

Consultant appointed to undertake feasibility study

  • May 13, 2019

Work on water filtration plant causes temporary water conservation efforts

A misbehaving valve led to community water conservation last weekend.

UPDATE: Fire crews clear of scene of Mt. Sicker brush fire in Cowichan Valley

We are looking at about a half a hectare in size — about 150 by 200 [feet].”

UPDATED: Motorcyclist dies in crash south of Nanaimo

Accident happened Tuesday evening at Nanaimo Lakes Road and South Forks Road

Officials hope to resolve E&N rail dispute as court date looms

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation wants rail land back, court hearing set for May 13

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

New golf cart storage building on the horizon one year later

Mount Brenton Golf Club looking forward to beginning of construction

Election analysis: UVic prof says byelection boosts Green Party but might not mean Green wave

Greens benefit from boost, NDP won’t find positives, professor says of Nanaimo-Ladysmith vote