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VIDEO: Ladysmith building waterfront vision from the grassroots

A vision for the waterfront emphasizing inclusivity started to take shape last weekend.

RCMP catch Chemainus man during alleged break-in

A Chemainus man was caught red-handed early Sunday evening after allegedly breaking into a home, according to North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP.

Oyster Bay Tim Hortons opening Thursday

The first cup of Tim Horton’s coffee will be poured at the new Oyster Bay location on Thursday morning.

Lion Bear Fox album release party at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre this weekend

Lion Bear Fox’s musical talents shine on a new album sure to bring the Port Theatre audience to its feet this weekend.

Driver charged after collision on Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith

The driver of a Honda Civic was charged on Wednesday after a collision on the Trans Canada Highway in Ladysmith.

UPDATED: RCMP make arrests in Chemainus after shots fired during illegal clamming probe

Shots rang out in Chemainus late Friday afternoon as Fisheries and Oceans Canada officials were apprehending three people.

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North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP make arrests after Chemainus manhunt

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have arrested two individuals after a manhunt in Chemainus early Friday evening, according to sources.

RCMP manhunt underway in Chemainus for suspect

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP were on a manhunt for a suspect in Chemainus early Friday evening after reports of shots being fired.

‘Spring training’ coming to Ladysmith over March Break

The International Soccer Academy of Vancouver Island (ISAVI) is holding its spring soccer camp at Ladysmith Secondary.

Incumbent MLA Doug Routley launches campaign in Ladysmith

The provincial NDP is promising significant democratic reform to fight the ‘big money’ that’s allegedly swaying political decision makers.

100+ Women Who Care Mid-Island give $13,700 to Haven Society

The philanthropic non-profit organization 100+ Women Who Care Mid-Island is donating $13,700 to Haven Society.

Ladysmith adds ban on retail marijuana to bylaw

Ladysmith has sent a clear message to any potential dispensaries owners.

Ladysmith hockey players act quickly to help badly hurt Zamboni driver

A group of Ladysmith hockey players sprung to the aid of the Zamboni driver at Fuller Lake Arena.

Nanaimo artist playing at Beantime on Friday

Laura Kelsey is a Vancouver musician who recently moved to Nanaimo.

Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games board announced

The group of community leaders who will help develop the vision for the upcoming 2018 BC Summer Games have been announced by the CRVD.

UPDATED: Nanaimo man missing from ferry found safe, say RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP have located a Nanaimo man who was reported missing from a Tsawwassen to Duke Point ferry on March. 8.

Ladysmith Grade 8 Boys improve on ranking to finish 14th at provincials

Ladysmith Secondary’s Grade 8 Boys basketball team faced some stiff mainland competition over the weekend.

Clemens Rettich brings ‘next level’ business sessions to Ladysmith

The LDBA and Chamber of Commerce are inviting people to three sessions hosted by business coach Clemens Rettich.

  • Mar 8, 2017

Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP ask for help locating man possibly in medical distress

Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a man missing since the summer of 2015 in Duncan.

RCMP raid marijuana dispensaries in Chemainus and Duncan

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have raided three dispensaries, including two in Chemainus.