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Patricia Galloway and Gord Price share a laugh on Thursday at her home in Chemainus. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Patricia Galloway and Gord Price share a laugh on Thursday at her home in Chemainus. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Transport Minister Marc Garneau views one of the derelict vessels at Ladysmith’s Slack Point on Monday afternoon. (Mike Gregory Photo).

UPDATED: Ladysmith receives federal funding to remove abandoned vessels

Capital Regional District shares in $1.3-million announced by Transport Minister Marc Garneau

Transport Minister Marc Garneau views one of the derelict vessels at Ladysmith’s Slack Point on Monday afternoon. (Mike Gregory Photo).
File Photo                                Trevor George Meers was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Rayna Johnson.

Ladysmith man gets no parole for 10 years in fatal RV park spear attack

Trevor George Meers had been living at Campers Corners RV Park in…

File Photo                                Trevor George Meers was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Rayna Johnson.
Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson and Mayor Aaron Stone at the announcement on Friday morning that Ladysmith has received $1.8 million in federal gas tax funding to help with repairs and upgrades to the Machine Shop. (Mike Gregory photo)

Ladysmith receives $1.8M for upgrades to historic machine shop

Federal gas tax funding to assist in the restoration of waterfront building

Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson and Mayor Aaron Stone at the announcement on Friday morning that Ladysmith has received $1.8 million in federal gas tax funding to help with repairs and upgrades to the Machine Shop. (Mike Gregory photo)
Design consultant John Paul of Transform Compost Systems, Mayor Aaron Stone and CAO Guillermo Ferrero discuss details of Ladysmith’s new biosolids facility at the site on Thicke Road.

Full steam ahead for Ladysmith’s new $1.8M biosolids facility

Biosolids operations on Thicke Road are being done completely indoors

Design consultant John Paul of Transform Compost Systems, Mayor Aaron Stone and CAO Guillermo Ferrero discuss details of Ladysmith’s new biosolids facility at the site on Thicke Road.
Trevor George Meers was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Rayna Johnson. A judge will now decide how many years he will face before being eligible for parole. (File ohoto)

Judge set to decide parole eligibility in ‘vicious’ Ladysmith spear murder

Rayna Johnson was stabbed to death with a spear by Trevor George Meers

Trevor George Meers was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Rayna Johnson. A judge will now decide how many years he will face before being eligible for parole. (File ohoto)
The Traveller’s Hotel, seen here on a morning last month, has been sold. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Ladysmith’s historic Traveller’s Hotel sold to Vancouver investor

The keys to a historic building in the heart of downtown Ladysmith…

The Traveller’s Hotel, seen here on a morning last month, has been sold. (Mike Gregory Photo)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be in Nanaimo and Duncan this week. (Nanaimo News Bulletin File Photo)

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh visiting Nanaimo this week

Meet and greet event planned for Tuesday, March 6, at Bees Knees Café

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be in Nanaimo and Duncan this week. (Nanaimo News Bulletin File Photo)
Chemainus firefighters and paramedics treat an elderly woman who was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in a serious collision on Chemainus Road last week. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Ladysmith RCMP probe serious collision in Saltair

Collision last Thursday left three people injured, including an elderly woman

Chemainus firefighters and paramedics treat an elderly woman who was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in a serious collision on Chemainus Road last week. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing

Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing

A local man suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital after…

Chemainus accident shuts down Trans-Canada Highway for air ambulance landing
Laila and Riley Virtanen pose next to the giant 9’3” tall snowman on their front lawn. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Ladysmith man builds giant nine foot snowman for twin girls

Frosty slows traffic along Walkem Road

Laila and Riley Virtanen pose next to the giant 9’3” tall snowman on their front lawn. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Stz’uminus First Nation elder Teresa Jack shares stories with LSS student Jennifer Elliott including how she was raised by her grandparents. Jack also discussed the impact of the two years she spent at the Kuper Island residential school as a young girl. She was taken from the beach along with her cousin and never pursued education later in life because of the trauma experienced at the institution, which was located on present-day Penelakut Island. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Indigenous elders share history with Ladysmith students

‘Our kids learning their history through elders is nothing that we can find in our textbooks’

Stz’uminus First Nation elder Teresa Jack shares stories with LSS student Jennifer Elliott including how she was raised by her grandparents. Jack also discussed the impact of the two years she spent at the Kuper Island residential school as a young girl. She was taken from the beach along with her cousin and never pursued education later in life because of the trauma experienced at the institution, which was located on present-day Penelakut Island. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Stz’uminus First Nation elder Teresa Jack shares stories with LSS student Jennifer Elliott including how she was raised by her grandparents. Jack also discussed the impact of the two years she spent at the Kuper Island residential school as a young girl. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Indigenous elders share history with Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District students

‘Our kids learning their history through elders is nothing that we can find in our textbooks’

Stz’uminus First Nation elder Teresa Jack shares stories with LSS student Jennifer Elliott including how she was raised by her grandparents. Jack also discussed the impact of the two years she spent at the Kuper Island residential school as a young girl. (Mike Gregory Photo)
A motorist has been charged after a collision on the Trans-Canada Highway at Brenton Page Road north of Ladysmith on Wednesday night. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Driver charged in two-vehicle crash on highway north of Ladysmith

Passenger in Volkswagen Jetta transported to hospital with minor injuries

A motorist has been charged after a collision on the Trans-Canada Highway at Brenton Page Road north of Ladysmith on Wednesday night. (Mike Gregory Photo)
NDP Pensions Critic and Hamilton Mountain MP Scott Duvall was in Ladysmith on Tuesday for a town hall on the need to end pension theft. The event brought together residents from the ridings of Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson and Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor. (Mike Gregory Photo)

NDP details plan on ending pension theft at Ladysmith town hall

MP Scott Duvall discusses private member’s bill with mid-Island residents

NDP Pensions Critic and Hamilton Mountain MP Scott Duvall was in Ladysmith on Tuesday for a town hall on the need to end pension theft. The event brought together residents from the ridings of Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson and Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Handler Guillermo Fano with The Amazing Miss Andie, a three-and-a-half-year-old Newfoundland dog, in New York City after winning Best in Breed at the Westminster Dog Show 2018. (Cindy Savory Photo)

Ladysmith Newfie wins Best in Breed at Westminster Dog Show 2018

The Amazing Miss Andie made her debut at the New York City competition in 2017

Handler Guillermo Fano with The Amazing Miss Andie, a three-and-a-half-year-old Newfoundland dog, in New York City after winning Best in Breed at the Westminster Dog Show 2018. (Cindy Savory Photo)
Ladysmith’s Andre Langdon and a friend from Colombia were surprised by a pod of orcas in the harbour earlier this week. (Andre Langdon Photo).

VIDEO: Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour surprise prawn fishermen

Killer whales seen near Coffin Island earlier this week

Ladysmith’s Andre Langdon and a friend from Colombia were surprised by a pod of orcas in the harbour earlier this week. (Andre Langdon Photo).
Averill Creek Vineyard owner and manager Andy Johnson said it’s too early to tell whether the attitude in Alberta will translate into a dip in sales from from his winery. (Averill Creek Vineyard)

UPDATED: Alberta’s wine ban won’t impact Vancouver Island producers

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s political spat that has pitted bitumen against sauvignon…

Averill Creek Vineyard owner and manager Andy Johnson said it’s too early to tell whether the attitude in Alberta will translate into a dip in sales from from his winery. (Averill Creek Vineyard)
Pothole on Ladysmith road lands vehicle in ditch injuring passenger

Pothole on Ladysmith road lands vehicle in ditch injuring passenger

A nasty pothole on Chemainus Road in Saltair caused a single vehicle…

Pothole on Ladysmith road lands vehicle in ditch injuring passenger
‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder

‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder

‘A lot of the stuff freaked out a lot of my friends because they were the same age as me’

‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder