Top 5 read stories in Ladysmith for February

Here are the top stories for February from the

Here are the top stories for February from the

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

A man accidentally set fire to the exterior of a home after trying to clear a path through a patch of blackberry bush. North Oyster firefighters responded and helped carry a woman to safety.

Fire in Ladysmith harbour destroys float home

A woman was out when a blaze gutted her float home in Ladysmith harbour in early February. The community rallied behind the woman and started a fundraiser in an effort to help her get a new start.

Fraser Institute’s low ranking of Ladysmith school not accurate, says SD68

A British Columbia think tank’s poor ranking of Ladysmith Intermediate is not an accurate reflection of the school or its students, says Acting Superintendent and CEO Scott Saywell.

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

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, and public, before signing on the dotted line. A public hearing on the zoning bylaw amendment is scheduled for Monday.

New Ladysmith Secondary course introduces youth to First Nations culture

Ladysmith Secondary School (LSS) students who are enrolled in a new class focused on First Peoples. Earlier this month they met with Stz’uminus carver John Marston as he begins work on a Welcome Figure for the school’s foyer.






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