Mike D'Amour

Everitt honoured for his dedication to the community

Wes Everitt has spent his retirement years volunteering in and around Chemainus in many different ways.

Video depicts land use in and around Ladysmith

Dr. Brian Thom has created a video tracking nearly three decades of land use and says the amount of private land deforestation is striking.

Conservationists want warning sign to protect fish from boaters

Concern: boat anchors in spawning grounds; crushes eggs and embryo fish that are still under the gravel

British pub-style restaurant planned for Ladysmith

The owners of Nanaimo's Fox and Hounds Pub are moving their establishment to Ladysmith and plan to open this summer.

Day wants Town of Lake Cowichan to process waste

Big picture: councillor lobbying for a way to process residential compost pick-up in town instead of shipping it out

Ladysmith Food Bank feeds 350-400 people per week

The food bank needs help around Christmas, but all throughout the year as well.

Lavigne feels a little more pressure when performing at home

Famed Canadian tenor Ken Lavigne performs a sold-out Home for Christmas concert Dec. 20 at Chemainus United Church.

Campaign urges our vets to wear their colours more often

Not just one day to remember: National push asks vets to display badges and medals on Nov. 1 and Nov. 30

Chemainus Rotarians raising money for Guatemala

Nine members of the Chemainus Rotary Club will take part in their first international project this February in Guatemala.

Town of Lake Cowichan refuses switch to water averaging

Declined: Council decides to stay the course in order
to protect summer supply

Good intentions pave the road to Nitinat

Circle route, part two? Effort underway to turn rough and ready route to the West Coast into an official public road

Meet Baseball B.C.’s coach of the Year

Coach Karen: Lake Cowichan mom given provincial honour

Ed Nicholson honoured for his dedication to the community

Members of Ladysmith Rotary Club named Ed Nicholson their Rotarian of the Year, recognizing his involvement in many projects.

Chemainus Rotary garage sale raises money for Guatemala

Rotarians are raising money for families in Guatemala during a garage sale Saturday, Oct. 19 in Chemainus.

DFO’s halibut quota exchange sinks in PH

Port Hardy—Less than a dozen people showed to hear a DFO representative try to sell the idea of transferable halibut quotas.

Fade with Black: pro will improve your game

If you’re a golfer looking to hit the ball longer and straighter ... geez, scrap that.

Talks to float idea of extended ferry service

Talks are about to begin that could see the Prince Rupert ferry stop in Port Hardy before continuing south on another proposed route.

Letter brouhaha

The mayor of Port McNeill is making no apologies for his letter of support of the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project.

A few more steps for addictions plan

It is still a work in process, but Mt. Waddington Health Network’s Addictions and Recovery plan has come together nicely

‘Disgusting people’ dumping trash

Tim Schumacher said he wants people to know the hunt for those who illegally dump items into wooded or out of the way areas is still on