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A cycling network plan in the Town of Ladysmith’s draft official community plan. The yellow lines represent short-term cycling network priorities and the dark green lines represent long-term cycling network priorities. (Town of Ladysmith image)

Ladysmith studying possible bicycle lanes and crosswalk improvements

Town looking at active transportation upgrades on Dogwood Drive and Bayview Avenue

 

A backyard chicken in Chemainus. Ladysmith’s next official community plan is expected to include language encouraging small urban farms including those with chickens. (Black Press Media file photo)

Ladysmith expects to create policy encouraging backyard chickens

Town councillors discuss pros and cons at committee of the whole meeting

 

Work has started on the first phase of reconstruction of Fourth Avenue in Ladysmith. Aaron McLauchlan, Hazelwood Construction foreman, second from right, and Ryan Bouma, Town of Ladysmith director of infrastructure services, discuss the project. (Duck Paterson photo)

Fourth Avenue reconstruction project in Ladysmith getting underway early

Public works upgrades, road narrowing, new roundabout part of first phase of $2.3-million project

 

Mid Island Co-op is proposing a gas station and convenience store in the north end of Ladysmith. (News Bulletin file photo)

Ladysmith looks at gas station proposal, considers phasing out gas station zoning

Mid Island Co-op applies for re-zoning for gas bar and convenience store in north end of town

Mid Island Co-op is proposing a gas station and convenience store in the north end of Ladysmith. (News Bulletin file photo)
No one was seriously hurt in a three-car collision at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Roberts Street in Ladysmith on Jan. 6. (Duck Paterson photo)

Three vehicles collide at highway intersection in Ladysmith

One person taken to hospital after crash at Roberts Street intersection Jan. 6

No one was seriously hurt in a three-car collision at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Roberts Street in Ladysmith on Jan. 6. (Duck Paterson photo)
Residents of Ladysmith and other areas of the Cowichan Valley will be asked to fill out a community health survey this spring. (Stock photo)

Ladysmith residents will be surveyed about health and wellness priorities

Town council asked to help develop and promote ‘Our Health, Our Community’ survey

Residents of Ladysmith and other areas of the Cowichan Valley will be asked to fill out a community health survey this spring. (Stock photo)
City staff’s proposed capital plan included four projects related to work at city hall. Council voted to approve spending but hold off on making decisions on specific projects. (News Bulletin file photo)
City staff’s proposed capital plan included four projects related to work at city hall. Council voted to approve spending but hold off on making decisions on specific projects. (News Bulletin file photo)
Festival of Lights vice-chairperson Charlie Schaal checks plugs and cords on the Ladysmith Museum building.  Schaal, who has also spearheaded some of the new designs that the festival is using this year, was one of the many volunteers who have been out and around downtown for the past couple of days making sure that the lights come on tonight, Nov. 24. (Duck Paterson photo)

Ladysmith all set for Light Up night

Festival of Lights begins with Light Up parade and community events Thursday, Nov. 24

Festival of Lights vice-chairperson Charlie Schaal checks plugs and cords on the Ladysmith Museum building.  Schaal, who has also spearheaded some of the new designs that the festival is using this year, was one of the many volunteers who have been out and around downtown for the past couple of days making sure that the lights come on tonight, Nov. 24. (Duck Paterson photo)
An artist’s rendering of what a reconstructed Island Hotel might look like on Ladysmith’s First Avenue. (AYPQ Architecture image)
An artist’s rendering of what a reconstructed Island Hotel might look like on Ladysmith’s First Avenue. (AYPQ Architecture image)
LCRA Christmas Cheer program coordinators Pat MacFarlane, left, and Barb Champagne will ensure families registered for the program receive gift certificates to purchase food and gifts. (Photo submitted)

Ladysmith’s Christmas Cheer campaign gets underway

Donations to Ladysmith Resources Centre Association’s Christmas season charity greatly appreciated

LCRA Christmas Cheer program coordinators Pat MacFarlane, left, and Barb Champagne will ensure families registered for the program receive gift certificates to purchase food and gifts. (Photo submitted)
The festive decorations that energized in late November for the Ladysmith Festival of Lights are coming down this weekend. (file photo)

Ladysmith Festival of Lights’ light-up and parade return

One of Vancouver Island’s favourite holiday events is returning after a two-year…

  • Nov 7, 2022
The festive decorations that energized in late November for the Ladysmith Festival of Lights are coming down this weekend. (file photo)
An artist’s rendering of a cannabis processing and cultivation facility proposed for Rocky Creek Road. Town council approved a development permit application for the two-storey, 7,800-square-foot building. (Town of Ladysmith image)

Cannabis cultivation and processing facility approved in Ladysmith

Town council votes to issue development permit for building on Rocky Creek Road

An artist’s rendering of a cannabis processing and cultivation facility proposed for Rocky Creek Road. Town council approved a development permit application for the two-storey, 7,800-square-foot building. (Town of Ladysmith image)
Pamela Anderson stars in Pamela’s Garden of Eden, premiering Thursday, Nov. 3, on HGTV Canada. (Odette Sugerman Photography/HGTV Canada/CNW Group/Corus Entertainment Inc.)

Pamela Anderson’s Ladysmith home renovation reality TV series premieres tonight

‘Pamela’s Garden of Eden’ can be seen on HGTV Canada and Stack TV

Pamela Anderson stars in Pamela’s Garden of Eden, premiering Thursday, Nov. 3, on HGTV Canada. (Odette Sugerman Photography/HGTV Canada/CNW Group/Corus Entertainment Inc.)
Christopher McBride pipes the Town of Ladysmith mayor and council into council chambers Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Ladysmith Seniors Centre. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Ladysmith town council begins its new term

Mayor outlines priorities, council members swear oaths of office

Christopher McBride pipes the Town of Ladysmith mayor and council into council chambers Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Ladysmith Seniors Centre. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
This year’s Ladysmith Light Up parade will have a limit on the number of entries and the Kinsmen organizers are advising all interested groups to have their entries back to the club by Nov. 8. (Duck Paterson photo)

Ladysmith Light Up making some changes this year

Organizers aiming for quality over quantity with this year’s parade entries

This year’s Ladysmith Light Up parade will have a limit on the number of entries and the Kinsmen organizers are advising all interested groups to have their entries back to the club by Nov. 8. (Duck Paterson photo)
The local 100 Women Who Care Mid Island group made a significant gift last month to Ladysmith Family and Friends. Staff and volunteers from LaFF and representatives of the 100 Women Who Care gathered for the cheque presentation at LaFF’s natural open space place area. (Photo submitted)

100 women care about Ladysmith family programs

Ladysmith Family and Friends receives support from 100 Women Who Care Mid Island

The local 100 Women Who Care Mid Island group made a significant gift last month to Ladysmith Family and Friends. Staff and volunteers from LaFF and representatives of the 100 Women Who Care gathered for the cheque presentation at LaFF’s natural open space place area. (Photo submitted)
Detail of design drawings of the Colonia-Delcourt active transportation improvements in the Town of Ladysmith. (Herold Engineering image)
Detail of design drawings of the Colonia-Delcourt active transportation improvements in the Town of Ladysmith. (Herold Engineering image)
This house, on Shell Beach Road, was totally engulfed by the time the North Oyster fire department got to it. As part of a mutual aid agreement, between Ladysmith and North Oyster, Ladysmith Fire will be called out to aid in structure fires in North Oyster. Due to the dry conditions and close proximity to heavy bush and trees the Cedar fire department was also paged out to help in controlling the blaze. (Submitted photo)

Four residents escape injury as Stz’uminus First Nation house goes up in flames

Three alarm blaze claims home near Ladysmith

  • Sep 6, 2022
This house, on Shell Beach Road, was totally engulfed by the time the North Oyster fire department got to it. As part of a mutual aid agreement, between Ladysmith and North Oyster, Ladysmith Fire will be called out to aid in structure fires in North Oyster. Due to the dry conditions and close proximity to heavy bush and trees the Cedar fire department was also paged out to help in controlling the blaze. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools seeks input related to Ladysmith Intermediate School, as part of the public consultation process in the long-range facilities plan. The school was built in 1955. (Duck Paterson photo)

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools turns its focus to elementary school projects in south end of SD68

School District 68 asking for feedback this month about schools in Ladysmith and North Oyster

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools seeks input related to Ladysmith Intermediate School, as part of the public consultation process in the long-range facilities plan. The school was built in 1955. (Duck Paterson photo)
Dorothy bound for Salt Spring Island in 1910. (Photo submitted)

125-year-old sailboat being ferried from Gabriola Island to its new home berth

Ladysmith Maritime Society will care for Dorothy until Maritime Museum of B.C. finds permanent home

Dorothy bound for Salt Spring Island in 1910. (Photo submitted)
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