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Ladysmith’s Transfer Beach. (Town of Ladysmith photo)

Have your say on the draft Official Community Plan

Ladysmith’s draft Official Community Plan (OCP) is now available to read and…

  • Jun 16, 2022

 

Signs placed well ahead of the road checks will warn travellers and provide them the opportunity to safely turn around if the purpose of their travel in not essential. Black Press file photo

Speeding issue keeps Ladysmith detachment hopping

Not unlike other municipalities, Wes Olsen, Ladysmith RCMP detachment Staff Sergeant, is…

  • Jun 16, 2022

 

Volunteers from the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs are in Guatemala working on various projects this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens)

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotarians support access to education and nutrition in Guatemala

Four Rotary Club members are in Guatemala this month after fundraising to support projects

 

Colin John pleaded guilty to the May 2016 murder of a Chemainus man, during an appearance at Victoria Law Courts on Nov. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)

Accused pleads guilty to murder of Vancouver Island man Derek Descoteau

Colin John also pleads guilty to downgraded charge of aggravated assault of victim’s girlfriend

Colin John pleaded guilty to the May 2016 murder of a Chemainus man, during an appearance at Victoria Law Courts on Nov. 30. (Black Press Media file photo)
Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary members sold traditional Guatemalan weaving on Saturday (Nov. 27) to raise funds for access to education in remote Mayan villages. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs raise over $6,300 for Guatemala project

Funds will provide laptops and access to education in Mayan villages

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary members sold traditional Guatemalan weaving on Saturday (Nov. 27) to raise funds for access to education in remote Mayan villages. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Chemainus will be the subject of an episode of the hit CBC-TV series Still Standing, when host Jonny Harris is joined July 11 to 15 by a crew to film an episode of the popular show in the Vancouver Island town.

Chemainus Still Standing through all sorts of adversity

Crew from the popular CBC-TV program coming to film an episode

Chemainus will be the subject of an episode of the hit CBC-TV series Still Standing, when host Jonny Harris is joined July 11 to 15 by a crew to film an episode of the popular show in the Vancouver Island town.
Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing

Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing

A local man suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital after…

Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing
Conservation officers put down mother bear, cub near Chemainus
Conservation officers put down mother bear, cub near Chemainus
PHOTOS: Chemainus hosts successful Bluegrass Festival over the weekend

PHOTOS: Chemainus hosts successful Bluegrass Festival over the weekend

The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society hosted its Bluegrass Festival at the…

PHOTOS: Chemainus hosts successful Bluegrass Festival over the weekend
Carver John Marston’s cedar canoe for Chemainus school brings ‘teachings’

Carver John Marston’s cedar canoe for Chemainus school brings ‘teachings’

On the surface it is a stunningly crafted traditional Coast Salish cedar…

Carver John Marston’s cedar canoe for Chemainus school brings ‘teachings’
Motorist charged after truck crashes into pole in Chemainus

Motorist charged after truck crashes into pole in Chemainus

A 47-year-old Lake Cowichan man is now facing charges after a pickup…

Motorist charged after truck crashes into pole in Chemainus
Chemainus teacher to read iconic war poem at Vimy Ridge

Chemainus teacher to read iconic war poem at Vimy Ridge

Janet Ruest invited to participate in ceremony commemorating 100-year anniversary of battle

Chemainus teacher to read iconic war poem at Vimy Ridge
Chemainus student cuts hair, helps raise $5K in memory of late teacher

Chemainus student cuts hair, helps raise $5K in memory of late teacher

Ryza Marston remembers her late Grade 5 teacher Ms. Williams as being…

Chemainus student cuts hair, helps raise $5K in memory of late teacher
Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates set to debate in Chemainus

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates set to debate in Chemainus

Four candidates contesting the seat in Nanaimo-North Cowichan will debate and answers…

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates set to debate in Chemainus
Unlike in Chemainus, visits to Crofton wharf were up, though not as numerous as some years.

Visits to Chemainus dock down in 2016, wharf manager

Some years are better than others, but 2016 was not one of…

  • Mar 22, 2017
Unlike in Chemainus, visits to Crofton wharf were up, though not as numerous as some years.