Year in Review - September

Year in Review - September

Year in Review – September

A look back at the last six month of 2015…

  • Jan. 4, 2016 5:00 a.m.

September

More Dogpatch boats sunk, torched

Accusations and threats were flying after two boats were sunk in the Dogpatch area of Ladysmith Harbour in two nights.

Dwain King named Fire Fighter of the Year

“One prince of a guy,” Dwain King was honoured for his dedication to fighting fires and muscular dystrophy.

Group raises funds and awareness about Syrian refugees

A small group in Ladysmith, Chemainus and Cedar is determined to do more than watch helplessly as Syrians flee a country ravaged by war.

Ladysmith Preschool closes after 43 years

It was a sad day for many in Ladysmith when a preschool with memories that go back more than a generation, closed.

Loggers sports a huge hit

A crowd of 2,000 took in an ‘exhibition’ of loggers sports at the Amphitheatre at Transfer Beach, raising hopes the sport will be revived here after a five-year lapse.

Courage is Terry Fox’s lasting legacy

Runners, cyclists, all sorts of participants took to the track for the 35th Terry Fox Run, hoping to raise $8,000.

Tour de Rock rolls

into town

The Cops for Cancer team rolled into Ladysmith Sept. 28 and the cyclists were piped up First Avenue.

Thirteen pigs die of mysterious toxin

The RASTA sanctuary was searching desperately for an antidote to a mysterious ailment that claimed the lives of 13 potbellied pigs.