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Ladysmith hearing on marijuana retail sale ban moved to Eagles Hall

The Town of Ladysmith's city council meeting and public hearing on Mar. 6 has been moved to Eagles Hall.

Ladysmith Ambassador Program holding BBQ fundraiser on Mar. 10

The Ambassador Program is hosting a beverage and burger evening on Friday, Mar. 10 at Cottonwood Golf Course.

  • Mar 2, 2017

Top 5 read stories in Ladysmith for February

Here are the top stories for February from the LadysmithChronicle.com.

  • Mar 2, 2017
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Reopening Chemainus detachment unlikely given stretched resources: Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP

The current crime level in Chemainus doesn’t warrant reopening the shuttered police detachment.

VIDEO: Ladysmith kindergartners donate $215 from bake sale to food bank

Ladysmith Primary students donated $215 to the LRCA food bank.

Ladysmith Traveller’s Hotel sale pending as investor awaits bylaw meeting

A Nanaimo investor who has plans to turn the Traveller’s Hotel into a dispensary and vape lounge is now waiting to hear from the town.

  • Feb 24, 2017

Fire accidentally set to exterior of home on Stz’uminus First Nation

A fire was accidentally set to the exterior of a home on the Stz'uminus First Nation early Thursday afternoon.

RCMP to discuss policing priorities with Chemainus residents

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP is inviting the Chemainus community to participate in the annual Community Conversations meeting next Monday.

Ladysmith Chamber Week: Count the memories, not the calories

Have you ever strolled down First Avenue and suddenly become aware of the irresistible aroma of cinnamon buns?

RCMP locate missing Cowichan Valley teen

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have located a missing teen who hadn't been seen in over a week.

B.C.’s $10M top up of Vancouver Island economic fund a ‘huge boost’: Ladysmith mayor

The Town of Ladysmith, local non-profit organizations and Stz’uminus First Nation will have access to $10 million in potential grant money.

Good Samaritan returns wedding band found at Ladysmith’s Coronation Mall

Valentine’s Day was even more special for Moe and Jill Easterbrook thanks to the efforts of two Good Samaritans.

Ladysmith’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year set for Feb. 25

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) is organizing the community’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year.

100 Day Challenge: Ladysmith artist’s quick sketches a jumping off point

Each morning for about an hour you’ll find Susan Derby sketching her latest inspiration.

Nanaimo RCMP probe break and enters at Cedar mall

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating two commercial break and enters that occured within minutes of each other on Saturday morning.

Family Day weekend: 5 things happening in Ladysmith and the surrounding area

From a free swim to a hockey game, there is lots going on in the Ladysmith and surrounding area.

New Ladysmith Secondary course introduces youth to First Nations culture

A young teenager rests his hands gently on the bark of a 14-foot long cedar in John Marston’s workshop.

Winter storm warming for Ladysmith forecasts major snowfall, freezing rain

The latest round of Snowmageddon officially descended upon Ladysmith and the surrounding area early Wednesday afternoon.

Town of Ladysmith public hearing on marijuana sale ban rescheduled

A public hearing on a zoning bylaw amendment scheduled for Monday has been cancelled.

Big crowds expected at Ladysmith Lanterns for Hope fundraiser

Ladysmith Rotary Club is once again organizing the Lanterns for Hope fundraiser.