Local News

Vancouver Island hosts training exercise ahead of coming wildfire season

Firefighters practise entering and exiting a hovering helicopter

March precipitation total way below normal in Chemainus Valley

Amount of rainfall literally just a drop in the bucket during a dry month

Ladysmith recycles windfall into usable lumber

25 fallen trees pulled from the forest and milled into roughly 8,000 board feet

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Small outbuilding on the Halalt Reserve near Chemainus destroyed by fire

Backyard burn gets away, but firefighters quickly put out all other potential hotspots

Vancouver Island teen airlifted after mountain bike crash

14-year-old student released from hospital after incident on Mount Tzouhalem near Duncan

Vacant home destroyed in fire south of Ladysmith

Derelict building burns to ground in blaze that appears to have been deliberately set

  • Apr 2, 2019

VIDEO: Mother hailed as hero in Lake Cowichan cougar attack

Attack victim released from hospital with minor injuries

Cowichan Valley has another lottery winner

Sandy Newell wins $675,000 on a Set for Life Scratch & Win ticket

  • Apr 1, 2019

Ladysmith downtown washroom project needs get flush with funds

Kinsmen project still needs more than $20,000 to advance

  • Apr 1, 2019

Chamberlin wins NDP nomination for Nanaimo-Ladysmith

NDP held nomination meeting in Nanaimo on Saturday

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates will critique budget on byelection campaign trail

Voters in the riding will elect a new member of Parliament on May 6

South Island measles exposures confirmed at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria

Two cases of measles confirmed in Victoria, Island Health warns of hospital exposure

Meet the missing on Vancouver Island

BC RCMP site lists 12 ongoing missing persons investigations, 10 current, two historic

Ladysmith traffic stop uncovers meth, heroin and more

Man faces trafficking charges after being pulled over on suspicion of impaired driving

  • Mar 29, 2019

“Wrong house” visitor has Ladysmith RCMP suspicious

Resident reports short man trying enter back door of his home

Defence says man committed fatal hotel shooting in Nanaimo to protect wife

Brandon Tyler Woody set to learn fate in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Wednesday

Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP to choose a candidate this week

Maeve O’Byrne enters the nomination race; vote to be held Saturday, March 30

Volunteers at the ready for a Crofton clean-up

Crofton Community in Bloom spearheading the project Saturday