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Ladysmith welcomes Julian North work as first permanent art collection

The surrealistic artwork of the late Julian North has found its final resting place with the Town of Ladysmith.

Ladysmith’s Rhythm Dance Academy preps for Cowichan Music Festival

Rhythm Dance Academy is hosting its 2nd Annual Solo and Duet Showcase on Friday, at Ladysmith Secondary School.

Fire in Ladysmith harbour destroys float home

A woman was out on Tuesday night when a blaze gutted her float home in Ladysmith harbour, according to emergency officials.

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Chemainus man allegedly pulls weapon on RCMP officer at suspicious fire scene

A 32-year-old Chemainus man has been arrested by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officers after allegedly pulling a weapon.

Low inventory creates seller’s market in Ladysmith, mid-Island

Single-family home sales were up 24 per cent in 2016.

CVRD bylaw officers not that busy in Saltair, Gulf Islands

Saltair and the Gulf Islands continue to rank the lowest for bylaw complaints and infractions, according the new data released by the CVRD.

Ladysmith RCMP search for alleged dangerous driver of pickup

Ladysmith RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an alleged dangerous driver after an incident Thursday.

Lifeboat turns heads at Ladysmith Community Marina

A rescue boat used in emergencies at sea is a teaching tool of the Ladysmith Maritime Institute.

Volunteers needed in Ladysmith for Festival of Lights take down

Festival of Lights (FOL) organizers are looking for volunteers to help with the take down of the lights this coming Sunday.

Ladysmith buys new site to build biosolids composting facility

The Town of Ladysmith has bought a property on Thicke Road in the south end of town where it intends to build a new compositing facility.

Ladysmith student receives Pacific Salmon Foundation bursary

Ladysmith student Braden Judson has received a stewardship bursary from the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

Solid waste complex drives up CVRD budget increase for Ladysmith, North Cowichan

The Cowichan Valley Regional District’s board of directors has adopted the 2017 budget with and overall tax increase of six per cent.

Ladysmith residents protest stink at public works yard

Ladysmith residents living downwind of foul sewage sludge piles at the public works yard gathered on Wednesday.

Major’ land use decisions made in 2016, says Mayor Lefebure

It was a busy year for North Cowichan, especially in terms of major land use decisions.

  • Jan 5, 2017

Ladysmith Mayor Aaron Stone’s 2016 in review and look ahead

Happy New Year! Happy Canada 150! Well, another year has come and gone.

  • Jan 4, 2017

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know the news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

Christmas hampers distributed to 144 Ladysmith families

Families in need across Ladysmith received all the trimmings for a Christmas feast thanks to the Ladysmith Resource Centre Association.

Ladysmith Resource Centre serves up free turkey dinner

A free turkey dinner was organized on Saturday by the Ladysmith Resource Centre’s food bank, Coats for Folks and soup kitchen initiatives.

Old Town Bakery’s tips for the perfect gingerbread house

The Old Town Bakery's Geoff Cram shares his tips for making the perfect gingerbread house.

Five events going on in Ladysmith and Chemainus this weekend

Here's a list of five things going on in Ladysmith and Chemainus this weekend.