Year in Review - August

Year in Review – August

A look back at the last six month of 2015. . .

  • Jan. 4, 2016 1:00 p.m.


Rob Johnson named Citizen of the Year

Mayor Aaron Stone and Ladysmith Celebration Days Committee President Barry Frech congratulated Rob Johnson as the town’s #1 Citizen for 2015.

Ladysmith Days a cause for celebration

A parade, talent show, contests, and fireworks were all part of the annual Ladysmith Days activities – a celebration of the place where we live.

Marston ‘artist in residence’ at the Waterfront Gallery

First Nations carver John Marston talked to the Chronicle about transforming gigantic cedar logs into works of art.

Canada’s longest federal election since 1926 called

The Chronicle laid out its election coverage plan, which would span 10 issues, after the writ was dropped by Governor General David Johnston Aug. 4.

“Inventor’ sets up aboard Viki Lyne II

Victor Voigt, who claims to be able to cure cancer with a device called the Magic Magee Healing Tool, set up a clinic aboard the Viki Lynn II.

Concerns high over fate of Penelakut teen

A search gets underway for missing Penelakut teenager Delores Brown. Her remains, found off Norway Island, would be identified Aug. 25. Police declared her death suspicious. No-one has yet been charged.

Potter Mary Fox living her legacy now

One of Ladysmith’s most accomplished artists, Mary Fox, talked to the Chronicle about her plans to bequeath her studio as an artists’ residence.


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