Ladysmith Chronicle

Ladysmith Downtown Public Washroom project a semi-finalist for FortisBC grant

If successful, the project will gain $15,000 in funding from FortisBC

  • Sep 19, 2020

 

After testing, Island Health deems water safe around industrial fire site

Concerns about water quality arose after Sept. 10-11 fire at Schnitzer facility in Cassidy

  • Sep 18, 2020

 

Trail proposed to connect Cedar and Yellow Point

The Yellow Point Ecological Society, (YES) is proposing a 22km multi-use trail that would connect local parks, schools, businesses, markets and community centres, in a circular route around Yellow Point and Cedar roads.

  • Sep 18, 2020

 

Little Valley Restorations celebrates 40 years in business

Opened in 1980, Little Valley Restorations grew from a hobby to a celebrated business

  • Sep 17, 2020

Logjams and gravel bars the bane of Chemainus River’s existence

Spawning fish impacted by low channels, residents by flood concerns

Resident Alien returns to Ladysmith for filming in early October

A list of parking and road closures related to the filming of Resident Alien

  • Sep 16, 2020

Local author launches literary podcast with Canada Council for the Arts grant

Shelley Leedhal will air 10 episodes of "Something Like Love" over 10 weeks

  • Sep 15, 2020

Powerful image and words on the pandemic from photographer

Our changing world documented as part of a daily project

Market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood

COVID situation lengthened an already long renovation process

Nanaimo-Ladysmith selected for pilot project to try seatbelts on school buses

Transport Canada announces pilot project following task force recommendations

Allison McCarrick becomes new CAO for Town of Ladysmith

McCarrick leaves her role as CAO for the District of Port Hardy to join the Town of Ladysmith

  • Sep 10, 2020

Fire crews on scene at scrapyard near Nanaimo Airport

Fire at Schnitzer Steel facility off Trans-Canada Highway

  • Sep 10, 2020

UPDATE: Crews have contained spread of fire near Nanaimo Airport

Approximately 50 firefighters battling blaze at Schnitzer Steel Canada site in Cassidy

  • Sep 10, 2020

Drum set stolen from Chemainus United Church

Theft occurred on either Friday or Saturday night on the long weekend

Some recreational services resume, as Fuller Lake Arena reopens

Facility only open to user groups for now

  • Sep 8, 2020

Nanaimo Christian School ranks high in Fraser Institute high school report card

B.C. School Trustees Association president says rankings have no educational value

BREAKING: Suspect in fatal Ladysmith hit-and-run arrested

RCMP say man was picked up on unrelated matters

  • Sep 2, 2020

Mother in Ladysmith hit-and-run killed on 11th wedding anniversary

Trevor Blogg speaks on the tragic death of his wife, Katie

  • Sep 2, 2020

Mother in Vancouver Island hit-and-run killed on 11th wedding anniversary

Trevor Blogg speaks on the tragic death of his wife, Katie

  • Sep 2, 2020

Tire removal in Chemainus Bay crucial to crab species survival

Divers sound the alarm about crabs becoming trapped in tires from sunken barges