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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

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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

Hometown boy set to represent Ladysmith in Ottawa

Paul Manly grew up in Ladysmith and graduated from Ladysmith Secondary School

Art studios make an impression on the community

New life for former St. Joseph’s School in Chemainus featured during grand opening

‘Historic moment’ as Nanaimo-Ladysmith elects Green MP

Paul Manly is just the second-ever Green Party of Canada MP elected to Parliament

Polls closing soon in Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

Voting takes place today, May 6, from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Chemainus-Crofton Eagles donations bring recipients to tears

A total of $250,000 disbursed among 14 community groups

Ladysmith taxes could jump a little more than last year

Council contemplating hikes of 3.4 percent for residents, 2.8 percent for business

  • May 5, 2019

Changes muzzling aggressive dogs in Chemainus

Mandatory neutering, warning signs, liability insurance, coming in North Cowichan

Do you want a pot shop in Ladysmith?

Town surveying residents on if and where cannabis should be sold in the community

Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection advance voting falls short of last federal election turnout

Elections Canada says 9,004 Nanaimo-Ladysmith electors voted compared to 15,957 in 2015