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UPDATED: Car goes airborne off Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith

UPDATED: Car goes airborne off Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith

The single vehicle incident occurred at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday.

UPDATED: Car goes airborne off Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith
Ladysmith Secondary Junior Boys survive late surge to win district champs

Ladysmith Secondary Junior Boys survive late surge to win district champs

Spectators squirmed in the stands on Saturday night as they watched a…

Ladysmith Secondary Junior Boys survive late surge to win district champs
A driver escaped serious injuries after an accident south of Ladysmith early Sunday night. (Mike Gregory Photo).

Car hydroplanes into barricade south of Ladysmith

Over 30 millimetres of rainfall was expected in Ladysmith by Monday morning.

A driver escaped serious injuries after an accident south of Ladysmith early Sunday night. (Mike Gregory Photo).
A contracted hazmat team from Sidney was called in after two transformers fell from a platform behind Coronation Mall and spilled a possibly contaminated substance onto the ground. (Mike Gregory Photo)

UPDATED: Toppling transformers spurs hazmat response behind Ladysmith mall

RCMP receive tip about possible suspects spotted earlier Wednesday

A contracted hazmat team from Sidney was called in after two transformers fell from a platform behind Coronation Mall and spilled a possibly contaminated substance onto the ground. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Cowichan police officer poses as construction worker to catch distracted drivers

Cowichan police officer poses as construction worker to catch distracted drivers

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP members concluded an enforcement campaign last week

Cowichan police officer poses as construction worker to catch distracted drivers
Rayna Johnson was murdered at the Campers Corner RV Park in Ladysmith on Feb. 3, 2015.

Jury convicts spear-wielding Duncan man in 2015 Ladysmith RV park murder

Trever George Meers used a handmade spear to stab Rayna Johnson at the Campers Corners RV Park

Rayna Johnson was murdered at the Campers Corner RV Park in Ladysmith on Feb. 3, 2015.
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Ladysmith marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M deal

Ontario licensed marijuana producer Aphria has reached an agreement to acquire Ladysmith-based…

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School has launched a campaign to pay back $800,000 in debt. A kickoff event is scheduled on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school.

Chemainus school fundraising to repay debt, avoid closure

St. Joseph’s Chemainus Catholic Elementary School begins Help Save St. Joe’s campaign

St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School has launched a campaign to pay back $800,000 in debt. A kickoff event is scheduled on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school.
Ladysmith Fire Rescue responded to a fire on Branksome Road on Thursday morning. (Mike Gregory photo)

Ladysmith firefighters save Saltair home

The blaze occurred on Branksome Road off of Chemainus Road just before 10 a.m.

Ladysmith Fire Rescue responded to a fire on Branksome Road on Thursday morning. (Mike Gregory photo)
Submitted Photo                                Ladysmith’s Bonnie Weisz with City of Nanaimo Poet Laureate Tina Biello at the launch of the 39 x 150 Poetry Anthology.                                Ladysmith’s Bonnie Weisz with City of Nanaimo Poet Laureate Tina Biello at the launch of the 39 x 150 Poetry Anthology. (Submitted Photo)

Ladysmith poet published in VIRL’s Canada 150 anthology

Ladysmith’s Bonnie Weisz has contributed to a Canada 150 poetry anthology published by VIRL.

Submitted Photo                                Ladysmith’s Bonnie Weisz with City of Nanaimo Poet Laureate Tina Biello at the launch of the 39 x 150 Poetry Anthology.                                Ladysmith’s Bonnie Weisz with City of Nanaimo Poet Laureate Tina Biello at the launch of the 39 x 150 Poetry Anthology. (Submitted Photo)
Denise Tutte and Ladysmith RCMP Staff-Sgt. Ken Brissard have both lost families members due to impaired driving, or suspected impaired driving. (Mike Gregory Photo)

Ladysmith RCMP focused on impaired drivers following tragedy

RCMP Staff Sgt. Ken Brissard and local resident Denise Tutte have both lost loved ones

Denise Tutte and Ladysmith RCMP Staff-Sgt. Ken Brissard have both lost families members due to impaired driving, or suspected impaired driving. (Mike Gregory Photo)
Crews deal with the aftermath of an accident near Russell Farms on the Trans Canada Highway on Dec. 8.

RCMP seek motorists allegedly racing on highway in Chemainus prior to crash

Incident occurred at approximately 6:40 a.m. on Dec. 8

Crews deal with the aftermath of an accident near Russell Farms on the Trans Canada Highway on Dec. 8.
Ladysmith woman fundraises for sister, family left homeless by Chemainus fire

Ladysmith woman fundraises for sister, family left homeless by Chemainus fire

A Ladysmith woman is raising money for family members left homeless after…

Ladysmith woman fundraises for sister, family left homeless by Chemainus fire
Ladysmith woman who jumped from ferry meets rescuers

Ladysmith woman who jumped from ferry meets rescuers

A local artist who survived five hours in the frigid waters of…

Ladysmith woman who jumped from ferry meets rescuers
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson participates in votes in a secret ballot earlier this week in the House of Commons. (Sheila Malcolmson Facebook)

UPDATED: Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP’s abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot

MP Sheila Malcolmson has lost her appeal to unblock proposed legislation on abandoned vessels.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson participates in votes in a secret ballot earlier this week in the House of Commons. (Sheila Malcolmson Facebook)
Ladysmith artist creates eye-catching wintry window wonderlands

Ladysmith artist creates eye-catching wintry window wonderlands

Kath Stroman has done work for the Nanaimo Airport, Chemainus Theatre and dozens of local businesses

Ladysmith artist creates eye-catching wintry window wonderlands
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson sent tweets to 30 members of the Liberal caucus on Monday asking for them to unblock her private member’s bill.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP calls out Liberal MPs on Twitter to unblock bill

A day ahead of a secret ballot vote to save her proposed…

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson sent tweets to 30 members of the Liberal caucus on Monday asking for them to unblock her private member’s bill.
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Thursday. (Screenshot from CPAC broadcast)

VIDEO: Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP files ‘historic appeal’ to save proposed legislation

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson filed a “historic appeal” on Thursday to have…

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Thursday. (Screenshot from CPAC broadcast)
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP seeks secret ballot to save abandoned vessels bill

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP seeks secret ballot to save abandoned vessels bill

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson is seeking a secret ballot to save her private member’s bill.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP seeks secret ballot to save abandoned vessels bill
A sinkhole formed on 4th Avenue after heavy rainfall diminished the capacity of a culvert that runs below the road.

Heavy rainfall causes sinkhole along Ladysmith street

The depression happened Wednesday where 4th Avenue crosses Rocky Creek

A sinkhole formed on 4th Avenue after heavy rainfall diminished the capacity of a culvert that runs below the road.