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Two occupants of a Hyundai Elantra were airlifted to hospital on Monday morning following a collision with a water well drilling rig. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Two people critically injured in Ladysmith highway crash

Two people were airlifted to hospital with critical injures following a two-vehicle…

Two occupants of a Hyundai Elantra were airlifted to hospital on Monday morning following a collision with a water well drilling rig. (Mike Gregory Photo)
The Nanaimo Airport is awaiting the arrival of eight charter planes on Wednesday night. (File photo)

Nanaimo Airport set to welcome 8 charter planes for BC Summer Games

Hundreds of athletes and support officials from around the province will arrive…

The Nanaimo Airport is awaiting the arrival of eight charter planes on Wednesday night. (File photo)
Ladysmith RCMP blocked off the road leading to Schnitzer Steel Industries on Monday after suspected ammunition was found in a scrap pile. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Large suspected ammo found at Cassidy recycling facility

Area businesses voluntarily evacuated

Ladysmith RCMP blocked off the road leading to Schnitzer Steel Industries on Monday after suspected ammunition was found in a scrap pile. (Mike Gregory Photo)
RCMP seize fentanyl, weapons in Vancouver Island drug raids

RCMP seize fentanyl, weapons in Vancouver Island drug raids

Officers raided three properties in Chemainus and Crofton over the weekend

RCMP seize fentanyl, weapons in Vancouver Island drug raids
A Town of Ladysmith hearing with the owner and the tenant of 317 Dogwood Dr. is scheduled for July 16.

Ladysmith seeking clean-up order for unsightly home

Occupant has been issued several tickets for property maintenance offences

A Town of Ladysmith hearing with the owner and the tenant of 317 Dogwood Dr. is scheduled for July 16.
VIDEO: Nanaimo artist’s unique chainsaw carvings allegedly stolen from Chemainus store

VIDEO: Nanaimo artist’s unique chainsaw carvings allegedly stolen from Chemainus store

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are probing the theft of several unique chainsaw carvings…

VIDEO: Nanaimo artist’s unique chainsaw carvings allegedly stolen from Chemainus store
Jerri Briggs and Willem (Bill) Blokhuizen of Ladysmith with their cheque for $500,000. (Submitted Photo)

Ladysmith couple ready to relax with $500,000 Lotto Max prize

Winning ticket was purchased at the Chuckwagon Market in North Oyster

Jerri Briggs and Willem (Bill) Blokhuizen of Ladysmith with their cheque for $500,000. (Submitted Photo)
École North Oyster wins $100K BCAA PlayHere prize for accessible playground

École North Oyster wins $100K BCAA PlayHere prize for accessible playground

École North Oyster Elementary is being awarded $100,000 to put towards a…

École North Oyster wins $100K BCAA PlayHere prize for accessible playground
A Ladysmith motorists could be facing an impaired driving charge pending the conclusion of an RCMP investigation. (Mike Gregory Photo)
A Ladysmith motorists could be facing an impaired driving charge pending the conclusion of an RCMP investigation. (Mike Gregory Photo)
An image downtown of Ladysmith is just one those uploaded to the INFilm website and reviewed by Paramount Pictures representatives prior to choosing the town for the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie. (Laura Leppard photo)

Paramount budgets $7 million for Sonic the Hedgehog movie shoot in Ladysmith

INFilm also in talks to allow for scenes to be shot on Highway 19 between Qualicum and Courtenay

An image downtown of Ladysmith is just one those uploaded to the INFilm website and reviewed by Paramount Pictures representatives prior to choosing the town for the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie. (Laura Leppard photo)
Ladysmith crash leaves Cedar teen dead

Ladysmith crash leaves Cedar teen dead

A 15-year-old boy is dead after a fatal accident in Ladysmith early…

Ladysmith crash leaves Cedar teen dead
Lotto Max winning ticket worth $500K sold in Ladysmith

Lotto Max winning ticket worth $500K sold in Ladysmith

Check your Lotto Max tickets this morning Ladysmith residents because you might…

Lotto Max winning ticket worth $500K sold in Ladysmith
Ladysmith RCMP are searching for two people involved in a theft at the Esso at Oyster Bay last Thursday. (File Photo).

Ladysmith gas station ransacked for thousands in property

Ladysmith RCMP are searching for two men who made off with thousands…

Ladysmith RCMP are searching for two people involved in a theft at the Esso at Oyster Bay last Thursday. (File Photo).
Ladysmith firefighters spray water onto the north side of a home to stop a fire from spreading to a neighbouring residence. (Mike Gregory photo)

RCMP probe suspicious house fire in Ladysmith

A home on Battie Drive caught fire shortly before 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning

Ladysmith firefighters spray water onto the north side of a home to stop a fire from spreading to a neighbouring residence. (Mike Gregory photo)
An artist’s rendering shows the North Oyster Fire Department’s new hall with four apparatus bay doors. The existing facility to the far right will also be renovated. Image submitted

North Oyster’s new $2.7-million fire hall expansion long time coming

Firefighters responded to 200 calls last year

An artist’s rendering shows the North Oyster Fire Department’s new hall with four apparatus bay doors. The existing facility to the far right will also be renovated. Image submitted
Calm, cool and collected, LSS Performing Arts students finished the final performance of Narnia: The Musical under the stars on Saturday after the fire alarm sounded. (Submitted Photo)

SD68 students conclude play outdoors after fire alarm sounds

Ladysmith Secondary School students find a way to finish finale of Narnia: The Musical

Calm, cool and collected, LSS Performing Arts students finished the final performance of Narnia: The Musical under the stars on Saturday after the fire alarm sounded. (Submitted Photo)
Vancouver Island woman expecting twins pulled over rushing to hospital

Vancouver Island woman expecting twins pulled over rushing to hospital

Vehicle stopped for speeding in Crofton, woman rushed to Cowichan hospital

Vancouver Island woman expecting twins pulled over rushing to hospital
Scooter crash leaves Island man with critical injuries

Scooter crash leaves Island man with critical injuries

RCMP said a truck was making a left-hand turn when it collided with the scooter travelling through the intersection

Scooter crash leaves Island man with critical injuries
Ladysmith RCMP member nearly hit by fleeing stolen vehicle

Ladysmith RCMP member nearly hit by fleeing stolen vehicle

Tense moments during routine patrol off Shell Beach Road

Ladysmith RCMP member nearly hit by fleeing stolen vehicle
Man drops pants near Ladysmith school as children play

Man drops pants near Ladysmith school as children play

Ladysmith RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly dropped his pants…

Man drops pants near Ladysmith school as children play