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Numerous incidents during high winds prompt police to make safe driving recommendations

Incidents in the Chemainus area particularly dangerous on April 25

Vancouver Island wilderness tourism operator optimistic despite business dip

Christine Clarke, a Strathcona tourism operator, believes that people will want to ‘connect’ and come back to nature to ‘heal’ post COVID-19

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Ladysmith Days 2020 has been cancelled

Citizen of the Year will still go ahead, but without any in person ceremony

Ladysmith Days 2020 has been cancelled

Citizen of the Year will still go ahead, but without any in person ceremony

Dirt biker airlifted following crash on backroad north of Ladysmith

62-year-old suffered serious injuries when he lost control of bike and struck a tree in Cassidy

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district looking at demolishing South Wellington school

School board passes 2020-21 capital projects bylaw motion

Wet’suwet’en elected chiefs call for withdrawal of ‘premature’ agreement on rights and title

The elected chiefs claim negotiation process ignored them and many clan members

Read Island folks might buy a forest for the third time

After ‘Lot 302’, the Surge Narrows Community Association looks ahead to purchase more forest area to conserve

Coast Guard to follow COVID-19 protocols when seasonal operations in Nootka Sound commence

The Inshore Rescue Boat Program will begin search and rescue services between May to September

Stage 2 Water Restrictions in effect for Ladysmith, Stz’uminus, and Diamond District

Changes in historical weather patterns are causing the Town to manage water resources more carefully

LSS student wins $40,000 scholarship for overcoming adversity

Sampson McMullan will attend VIU for the bachelor of science and nursing program

Sayward appoints new acting mayor amidst COVID-19

Councillor Bill Ives takes over as the acting mayor and moves forward with signing off on budget

Gold River mail flight connects remote west coast communites with supplies

With tourism slashed, Air Nootka’s floatplanes fly essentail supplies to communites

North Island community issues wildlife conflict warning after wolves spotted

Zeballos cautions residents to follow wildlife safety directives after grey wolves attacked dog

Trailer trash catches fire at Parksville weigh station

Excavator used to haul out garbage for Nanoose fire crews to hose down

UPDATE: Crews extinguish semi-truck fire on the highway in Ladysmith

There was no cargo in the vehicle, and nobody was injured

Small town tourism site showcases Ladysmith

Ladysmith’s heritage, and communtiy engagement made it stand out on 1000 Towns of Canada

Rapid Westholme flood leaves long-term scars

Waters subsided in short order, but painstaking rebuilding continues for one couple and neighbours