Cole Schisler

UPDATE: Knuckles returned display outside Ladysmith Community Health Centre

Knuckles was stolen between 11:00am - 12:00pm on July 1

  • Jul 1, 2020

Retired master mariner in Nanaimo publishes memoir of a life at sea

John Anderson’s book: Of Times and Tides is a vivid memoir of decades in the shipping industry

Nanaimo community policing, safety coordinator coming from Ladysmith

Christy Wood leaves Ladysmith Resource Centre Association for new job with City of Nanaimo

Vancouver Island school principal mourns family killed during U.S. protests

Jelks says he’s grateful for the outpouring of support from the community in the wake of this tragedy

Vancouver Island Regional Libraries to offer ‘takeout’ style services

VIRL will offer the service on a branch-by-branch basis

Family pledges to match up to $50,000 in donations to Chemainus Theatre fund

Donald Hilton and Joyce Hilton helping theatre through a time of COVID-19 cancellations

Family near Nanaimo makes video showing appreciation for community in face of COVID-19

Sheila Richards, 77 is the star of new music video celebrating community kindness in Ladysmith

Burning complaints prompt regulation reminder from North Oyster Volunteer Fire Department

NOVFD has responded to at least 10 burning complaints in since April 1

Ladysmith’s first cannabis store now open to the public

Jerry’s Cannabis opened May 14, 2020 becoming the first licensed cannabis store in Ladysmith

COVID-19 pandemic sparks calls for progressive federal policies

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Paul Manly is calling for the implementation of a guaranteed livable income

Crews put out semi-truck fire on the highway in Ladysmith

There was no cargo in the vehicle, and nobody was injured

Vancouver Island stroke survivor uses axe throwing for relief and recovery during COVID-19 pandemic

Erin Katz spent eight weeks in hospital recovering from multiple strokes

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP hosts virtual town hall

Paul Manly will host a virtual town hall Saturday, April 25 at 7:15 pm

Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders

First responder can get free pizza at Panago in Parksville, Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Duncan, and Mill Bay

Nanaimo musician raises funds for the White Room through live stream concert

Elise Boulanger will host her live stream concert on Thursday, April 9 at 6:00 pm

Vancouver Island Olympic hopeful resets after hard-fought journey to Tokyo Games hits COVID-19 pothole

When Faith Knelson learned Canada withdrew from the Olympics she had ‘five million emotions at once’

7-Eleven Canada announces confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ladysmith 7-Eleven

Anyone who may have visited Ladysmith 7-Eleven between March 5 and March 11 is asked to call 811

Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Ladysmith Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club recommends staff and families follow provincial guidelines

Local kids call on their MP for action on climate change

The group wrote Love Letters to the Planet around Valentines Day and delivered them to Paul Manly