Mike Gregory

Ladysmith Ratepayers Association holding open house next Wednesday

A new group has formed with a mandate of keeping taxpayers informed on important topics for discussion in the community.

LRCA’s affordable housing project moves to public hearing stage

A rezoning application for an affordable housing project being spearheaded by the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association is proceeding to a public hearing in the new year.

Saltair artisan baking courses find widespread popularity

Community support leads to success of Seraphina's Oven

Ecole North Oyster PAC petitions province for road safety

Ecole North Oyster's Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is calling for greater road safety measures after all after hours school activities, including the annual Christmas concert, were cancelled this year after a serious incident last winter.

10 Ladysmith Light Up photos sure to get you in the holiday spirit

Thousands of people flocked to Ladysmith on Thursday for the 31st annual Festival of Lights kickoff.

Ladysmith ready to flick switch on 31st Festival of Lights celebration

Santa arrives downtown at 6:30 p.m to officially light up town

Ladysmith Camera Club presents Pet Photography with a Pop

Ladysmith Camera Club is pleased to present "Pet Photography with a Pop!", with professional portrait photographer, Bob Vanderford, who will cover tips and tricks for getting the perfect shot complete with textbook camera settings. As a bonus he will discuss off camera flash as well as post production techniques - everything to make your pictures pop.

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery hosts juried hat show

An incredible one of a kind hat show featuring toques, beanies and caps created by Vancouver Island, Gulf Island and Vancouver fiber artists opens at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery next week.

Ladysmith motorist facing impaired driving charges

Ladysmith RCMP are pursuing criminal charges against a 76-year-old local man accused of alleged impaired driving last Tuesday morning, only a few blocks from local schools.

LRCA seeks to keep extreme weather shelter open all winter

The Ladysmith Resource Centre Association is seeking approval from the Town to allow the extreme weather shelter space located downtown to remain open all winter regardless of conditions outside.

Ladysmith Interact Club collecting food donations for those in need

On November 22nd and 23rd, Interact Club will be at the Ladysmith 49th Parallel Grocery collecting food and money donations for the local Food Bank and Resource Center from 3:30-6:30 PM. Please come by with your donations and help families in need in our community. Every donation helps!

Cowichan school district approves women’s winter shelter

The Cowichan Valley School District's board of education has approved in principle the leasing of a vacant public building for a winter shelter for women.

Ladysmith Secondary School improv still groovy after 20 years

Catch performances Nov. 15th, 16th, 17th and 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Chef claims $1-million with lottery ticket purchased in Ladysmith

A Vancouver woman is $1-million richer after purchasing a winning Lotto Max Maxmillion lottery ticket at a Ladysmith gas station last month.

Ladysmith resident spots cougar roaming through backyard

The Walkem Road Block Watch is alerting residents after a cougar made an early morning visit to a resident's backyard over the weekend.

Ladysmith researchers shed new light on First World War effort

John and Esther Sharp visited the Ladysmith Archives a year ago to learn more about their genealogy but now have found themselves at the forefront of an incredible discovery after finding potentially hundreds of local veterans not honoured on the local cenotaph.

LRCA receives $3.6-million in provincial funding for affordable housing project

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association is receiving $3.6-million in provincial funding to build 36 affordable housing units in the community.

Ladysmith lottery ticket worth $1-million still not cashed in

The holder of the winning Maxmillion ticket sold in a Lotto Max draw earlier in October has still not come forward.

Ladysmith’s Fourth Ave to remain single lane through winter

A single lane of alternating traffic will remain open to traffic at the Rocky Creek crossing over the winter months and a temporary road has been closed unless emergency access is required.