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Murder-suicide behind 2 bodies found in Osoyoos: RCMP

One body was found in an abandoned vehicle and another in a home

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh takes a selfie video with then Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP candidate Lisa Marie Barron and supporters at Ladysmith’s Transfer Beach in August. (News Bulletin file)

New Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP responsible for marine, mental health issues

Federal NDP says Lisa Marie Barron critic for fisheries, oceans and mental health, addictions

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh takes a selfie video with then Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP candidate Lisa Marie Barron and supporters at Ladysmith’s Transfer Beach in August. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file photo)

Wheels in motion for Nanaimo-Ladysmith school trustee byelection in January

School board vacancy created following Lisa Marie Barron’s resignation

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file photo)
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Ladysmith council to begin budget meetings

The start first budget and financial plan meeting will take place via ZOOM on Nov. 2

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Access to the Holland Creek Trail will be restricted starting Nov. 3. (Town of Ladysmith graphic)

Access to Holland Creek Trail to be restricted until spring 2022

Developer requires closure for construction of the crossing at Colonia Drive

Access to the Holland Creek Trail will be restricted starting Nov. 3. (Town of Ladysmith graphic)
The new mural at the Ladysmith and District Credit Union is complete. (Submitted photo)
The new mural at the Ladysmith and District Credit Union is complete. (Submitted photo)
Tommy Johnson with daughter Chelsea Lloy and son Brad Johnson. (Facebook photo)

‘They both had such big hearts’: Father and son identified as victims in Crofton killings

Tom and Brad Johnson known for their big hearts and willingness to help out anyone

Tommy Johnson with daughter Chelsea Lloy and son Brad Johnson. (Facebook photo)
The house at 6848 Crofton Road where two people were found dead on the weekend remains an active crime scene. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Suspect charged in Crofton double homicide

Justin James Dodd faces two counts of second degree murder

The house at 6848 Crofton Road where two people were found dead on the weekend remains an active crime scene. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)
A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)
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Cowichan Valley sees dramatic increase in cost of housing

Region on track to fall behind its need for 4,955 new housing units by 2025

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Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has seen enrolment higher than projected, with 14,775 full-time students. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district enrolment sees 415 more students than projected

As anticipated, more Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools students have migrated from distance learning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has seen enrolment higher than projected, with 14,775 full-time students. (News Bulletin file)
John de Leeuw, CEO of the LDCU, (right) presents a donation to Bruce Whittington, president of the Ladysmith Community Fund Society on Oct. 21. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
John de Leeuw, CEO of the LDCU, (right) presents a donation to Bruce Whittington, president of the Ladysmith Community Fund Society on Oct. 21. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
The potentially historic storm should have de-escalated by the time it makes landfall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

‘Potentially historic’ storm brewing off Vancouver Island should calm before landfall

Environment Canada expects most intense winds to dissipate before storm arrives on B.C. shores

The potentially historic storm should have de-escalated by the time it makes landfall. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Left to right, Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon, Eevah Macdonald, and Vancouver-Kensington MLA Mable Elmore inside the Legislature in Victoria on Oct. 21, 2021. (Submitted)

Chilliwack MLA Kelli Paddon reads powerful words from bullied 11-year-old in BC Legislature

“They said because I am black, I should go kill myself,” Eevah Macdonald wrote

Left to right, Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon, Eevah Macdonald, and Vancouver-Kensington MLA Mable Elmore inside the Legislature in Victoria on Oct. 21, 2021. (Submitted)
Ladysmith town council meets in person for its regular meeting on Oct. 19. Members of the public may attend meetings at City Hall. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Ladysmith town council meets in person for its regular meeting on Oct. 19. Members of the public may attend meetings at City Hall. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)

Greater Victoria MLA Adam Olsen reveals past drug use in an attempt to end stigma

MLA for Saanich North and the Islands talks about cocaine, other substance use in his 20s

Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)
Coun. Marsh Stevens speaks at Ladysmith town council’s regular meeting on Oct. 19. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Coun. Marsh Stevens speaks at Ladysmith town council’s regular meeting on Oct. 19. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file photo)

Byelection for vacant Nanaimo-Ladysmith school board seat could happen in the new year

Trustees to further discuss matter at their next board meeting

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file photo)
Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)

B.C. man accused of selling fake ownership in world-renowned Sooke Harbour House

Timothy Durkin faces B.C. Securities Commission in November

Timothy Durkin is pictured in a photograph filed in Federal Court. The B.C. Securities Commission claims the Sooke man defrauded an investor out of $1 million. (Federal Court)
Kate Cameron (left) and Ryan Bastion (right) posted the top five-kilometre times at the 2016 Cinnamon Bun Fun Run. (Chronicle file photo)

LRCA to host Cinnamon Bun Fun Run virtually

The Ladysmith Cinnamon Bun Fun Run will happen virtually this year. It…

  • Oct 20, 2021
Kate Cameron (left) and Ryan Bastion (right) posted the top five-kilometre times at the 2016 Cinnamon Bun Fun Run. (Chronicle file photo)