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Ladysmith Secondary School. (File photo)

Ladysmith Secondary briefly locked down due to replica firearm

‘Nobody was ever really in danger,’ said Cpl. Dave Fish with the Ladysmith RCMP

 

Oceanview Community Church has raised $58,700 to sponsor a Syrian refugee family. (Photo courtesy of Pastor Darin Phillips/Oceanview Community Church)

Incoming Syrian refugee family has no place to stay on rental-starved Island

Ladysmith church raised $58,700 to sponsor the family, but no rental accommodation available

 

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Nanaimo-Ladysmith school board responds to travel and fuel restrictions

District implements measures to help eliminate non-essential travel and reduce fuel consumption

 

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Zero rental vacancies has Ladysmith working to prohibit renovictions

Draft bylaw would force landlords to provide 13-month payout, or alternate accommodations

(Black Press file photo)
The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Central Vancouver Island Rotaries raise funds for access to education in Guatemalan villages

Rotarians will sell authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise funds

The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
Access to the Holland Creek Trail will be restricted starting today, Nov. 3. (Town of Ladysmith image)

Access to Ladysmith’s Holland Creek Trail to be restricted until spring

Developer requires closure for construction of crossing at Colonia Drive

Access to the Holland Creek Trail will be restricted starting today, Nov. 3. (Town of Ladysmith image)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh takes a selfie video with then Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP candidate Lisa Marie Barron and supporters at Ladysmith’s Transfer Beach in August. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

New Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP responsible for marine, mental health issues

Federal NDP says Lisa Marie Barron critic for fisheries, oceans and mental health, addictions

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh takes a selfie video with then Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP candidate Lisa Marie Barron and supporters at Ladysmith’s Transfer Beach in August. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)

One person arrested after Extinction Rebellion protest at Nanaimo Airport

Man walks onto tarmac to wave flag and spray paint

A man gets arrested after walking onto the Nanaimo Airport tarmac as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest on Oct. 25 (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Vehicle traffic at the Trans-Canada Highway and South Davis Road intersection. (Chronicle file photo)

Changes coming to highway intersection in Ladysmith to try to make it safer

Motorists approaching the highway from South Davis Road will only be able to turn right

Vehicle traffic at the Trans-Canada Highway and South Davis Road intersection. (Chronicle file photo)
The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)

Vancouver Island art councils work together on regional impact study

Arts Council of Ladysmith leads project to have arts recognized as a significant industry

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District is leading the way on a Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands project to show the significance of art as an industry in the region. (Chronicle photo)
There will be no formal Light Up festival in Ladysmith this year, due to pandemic concerns. (file photo)

Ladysmith Light Up celebrations cancelled again this year

Organizers say cancellation ‘only responsible option’

There will be no formal Light Up festival in Ladysmith this year, due to pandemic concerns. (file photo)
Jeff and Rina Puska are planning a grand opening for their boutique and “cuddle farm” later in October. It features two sheep named Boots and O, among other animals. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Yellow Point family brings original children’s book to life at ‘cuddle farm’

‘We wanted a place where people could just put their phones down and have this magical experience’

Jeff and Rina Puska are planning a grand opening for their boutique and “cuddle farm” later in October. It features two sheep named Boots and O, among other animals. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Teresa Drumel is frustrated with delays in her husband, Antonio Navarro Ochoa’s, application for Canadian residency. (Submitted photo)

‘It’s horrible being apart:’ Island couple kept separate by slow immigration application

Ladysmith woman tries to get her Mexican husband back to her through process that began in 2018

Teresa Drumel is frustrated with delays in her husband, Antonio Navarro Ochoa’s, application for Canadian residency. (Submitted photo)
A man was taken to hospital from Raven Point Inn & Marina after burning his foot on a flare. (Tyler Hay photo)
Raven Point Marina owner Daniel Maloney assists emergency crews after a man stepped on a flair at the docks and suffered serious burns on Sept. 23. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Man with severe burns airlifted after stepping on flare at Ladysmith marina

Air ambulance lands at Raven Point Marina Thursday afternoon

A man was taken to hospital from Raven Point Inn & Marina after burning his foot on a flare. (Tyler Hay photo)
Raven Point Marina owner Daniel Maloney assists emergency crews after a man stepped on a flair at the docks and suffered serious burns on Sept. 23. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
Lisa Marie Barron of the NDP, left, Tamara Kronis of the Conservative Party and Paul Manly of the Green Party. (News Bulletin photos)

‘Toss-up’ in Nanaimo-Ladysmith a product of parties’ national campaigns, says poli-sci prof

Vancouver Island University professor helps unpack preliminary election results

Lisa Marie Barron of the NDP, left, Tamara Kronis of the Conservative Party and Paul Manly of the Green Party. (News Bulletin photos)
A scene from the effort to battle the Mount Hayes wildfire. A state of emergency, as well as an evacuation alert, related to the fire have been lifted. (B.C. Wildfire Service Twitter)

Evacuation alerts lifted around Ladysmith’s Mount Hayes wildfire

Cowichan Valley Regional District also lifts state of local emergency in the area

A scene from the effort to battle the Mount Hayes wildfire. A state of emergency, as well as an evacuation alert, related to the fire have been lifted. (B.C. Wildfire Service Twitter)
B.C. WIldfire Service crews fight the Mt. Hayes wildfire in Ladysmith on Friday, Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)

70-hectare Mt. Hayes wildfire sees minimal growth: B.C. Wildfire Service

Evacuation alerts issued by Nanaimo, Cowichan Valley regional districts remain in effect

B.C. WIldfire Service crews fight the Mt. Hayes wildfire in Ladysmith on Friday, Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)
Town contractor Golder Associates Ltd. carried out site investigation work to test for contamination levels in soil and ground water around the Ladysmith waterfront. (Cole Schisler photo)

Ladysmith receives federal grant to fund remediation of waterfront lands

Town approved for two green municipal fund grants via Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Town contractor Golder Associates Ltd. carried out site investigation work to test for contamination levels in soil and ground water around the Ladysmith waterfront. (Cole Schisler photo)
Emergency crews on scene at the Trans-Canada Highway and Roberts Street in Ladysmith, where one person has sustained serious injuries in a crash. (Cole Schisler photo)

One person seriously injured in rollover crash in Ladysmith

Motorists are urged to use caution near the intersection

Emergency crews on scene at the Trans-Canada Highway and Roberts Street in Ladysmith, where one person has sustained serious injuries in a crash. (Cole Schisler photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ administration centre boardroom features Hul’q’umi’num’ phrases and Indigenous art. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo school district finding new ways to expand Indigenous language instruction

SD68 trustees updated on Hul’q’umi’num’ language learning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ administration centre boardroom features Hul’q’umi’num’ phrases and Indigenous art. (News Bulletin file)