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  • Celebrating Christmas!

    Fill the bag for the Food bank

    Helping to stock the shelves of the Ladysmith Resource Centre Food Bank this year, Denise Tutte, Gerry Beltgens and the Van Isle Real …

  • 13 ways to “green” your holiday

    By Diana Hardacker

    Bring a reusable bag when heading out to the store for some holiday shopping.
    Make unique and recyclable gift tags by reusing the fronts of old holiday …

  • Ladysmith’s Heritage Downtown

    By ROB JOHNSON

    By now you have likely heard that the Town of Ladysmith has been named Canada’s 2017 Great Street by the Canadian Institute of Planners in the …

  • The Yellow Point Ecological Society

    By GUY DAUNCY

    The barred owls hoot to each other at night. The ravens chuckle and call across the forest canopy. The garter snakes and salamanders burrow down for winter …

  • Light Up celebrates 30th

    Festival of Lights was started in 1987 by a group of citizens – including Bill Fitzpatrick, its main champion, as a way to celebrate the spirit of the season and support …

  • Abandoned vessels threat

    On October 27 all levels of government came together to show solidarity and support for NDP MP Nanaimo-Ladysmith Sheila Malcolmson’s abandoned vessel Bill C-52 and voice their …

  • Chemainus hooker

    By MARINA SACHT

    Val Gavin is a hooker and she’s darn proud of it. She plies her trade from her home in Chemainus where a steady stream of clients …

  • Cedar Yellow Point Country Christmas Tour

    The Cedar Yellow Point Country Christmas Self-Guided Tour is flush with excitement and anticipation while artists ready their studios for the 29th annual Christmas Country tour on November 23 …

  • Canada 150 Canoe Carving

    Work is almost done on the Canada 150 project canoe, says Stz-uminus Ladysmith Canada 150 Committee co-chair Duck Paterson.

    The base for the canoe, carved by Dan Richey …

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