Year in Review - May

Year in Review – May

A look back at the last six month of 2015… May

  • Dec. 28, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Faith rewarded

Ladysmith’s Faith Knelson ‘served notice’ that she’s in the fast lane as an up and coming athlete during Team Canada swim trials.

Methuen area going to the dogs

Council is considering a fenced dog-park at Methuen and Sixth Ave. in Ladysmith.

Study says all our schools below average

Fraser Institute report says every local school registered ‘foundation skills’ testing results below the B.C. average.

Dogpatch solution dies on Parliament Hill

Legislation proposed by Nanaimo-Cowichan NDP MP Jean Crowder to deal with the issue of derelict vessels was defeated in Parliament. Mulcair visits, views Ladysmith Harbour.

Ladysmith a safer, happier, healthier place for teens

McCreary survey says things are improving for high school students, and that teens were less likely to be taking drugs than five years earlier.

Get ready for water

restriction tap dance

Ladysmith, the Diamond Improvement District, Stz’uminus First Nation, and CVRD imposed water restrictions

Oldest Islander Keith Turner passes at 108





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