Draft calls for eight per cent tax hike
Ladysmith council wanted to see a budget with a ‘minimal’ tax increase, but staff said conflicting priorities ‘got in the way’ and required a higher jump.
Costly water improvements coming down the pipe
Ladysmith is facing major water projects and costs in the coming years – up to $40 million, with the top priority water filtration at $10 million.
Brave friends to the rescue
Dale Wells and Leonard Aleck were honoured by the Lifesaving Society of B.C. for their rescue of a kayaker in November.
Resurrection looms for Cedar High
The Cedar to Ladysmith school ‘experiment’ drew closer to a conclusion when SD68 trustees recommended re-opening Cedar Secondary in time for the 2016 school year.
Five decades and counting
St. Joseph’s Elementary School celebrated 50 years of faith-based education.
Riding for the veterans
Lindsay Chung, former editor of the Chronicle, and Cathleen McMahon embarked on a 211-day journey supporting a cross-Canada horseback ride raising awareness for veterans.
Williams Murphy named Ladysmith Ambassador
Emily Weeks, Ladysmith’s 2014 Ambassador, crowned her successor, Maya Williams Murphy.
Four year-old Eve-Lynne Linden, born with omphalocele, is thrilled with the companionship of her new friend Diva.