Nick Bekolay

‘Healing and humourous’ Happy Zak’s enters the Dragons’ Den

The eighth season of CBC's Dragons' Den featured a pitch by Ladysmith entrepreneurs Chip Nary and Alexa Grier.

Community strives to feed and house its most vulnerable

Organization created in response to the death of David Alton partners with community groups to combat hunger and homelessness.

Grier and Nary venture into the Dragons’ Den tonight!

Local entrepreneurs seek liquidity from Dragons' to lubricate launch of signature lotion. Tune in to CBC tonight at 8 p.m. to watch.

Award recognizes North Cowichan’s efforts to address climate change

North Cowichan wins big at the 2013 Union of BC Municipalities convention in Vancouver Sept. 16-20.

Row between Cedar and Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District heats up

Cedar area parents, Snuneymuxw First Nation and Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley band together to challenge SD68 plan.

Be bear aware

Residents living close to Holland Creek take note: A mother bear and two cubs have recently been spotted in the area.

Collision cuts power to Chemainus Road homes

Residents on the eastern fringes of Chemainus were without power for several hours Sept. 24 as BC Hydro replaced a shattered pole.

Tour de Rock arrives!

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock arrived in Ladysmith this afternoon.

Volleyball returns to LSS

Ladysmith Secondary School's Grade 8 girls hosted a volleyball mini tournament Sept. 25.

Harris stickhandles his way into elite hockey academy

Darian Harris, a 15-year-old training at the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy, is our Athlete of the Month for September.

Grier and Nary spar with Dragons

Local entrepreneurs seek liquidity from business moguls to help launch signature lotion.

4WD enthusiasts haul two tons of trash from Chemainus park

Members of the BC Jeep Club help clean up Chemainus River Provincial Park for second year in a row.

Tour de Rock rolls into Ladysmith September 30

Ladysmith to host a variety of fundraising events in the lead up to Tour's arrival.

Number of marine visitors rises significantly

Overnight moorage at Ladysmith Maritime Society Community Marina continues to climb.

Lake Bulldog becomes a Rebel

Local product’s football career continues blocking for Langford

Firefighters wanted

Volunteer fire departments from six Cowichan Valley communities are seeking new recruits.

Fundraiser gala set for Stz’uminus scholar-athlete

Family members are hosting a fundraiser gala and golf tournament for Darian Harris Sept. 21 at the Mount Brenton Golf Course.

Ladysmith reaps a bumper crop of harvest celebrations

LaFF partners with the LDBA to host "Harvest Moon" dance and with Ladysmith Community Gardens to celebrate fall harvest.

Triple gold for local cyclists at BC Seniors Games

Saltair's Tom Sharpe and Thetis Island cyclist Dave Steen earn three medals apiece at competition in Kamloops.

Fox’s dream lives on in Ladysmith

Sunday morning's Terry Fox Run raised close to $2,000 for cancer research.