Ross Armour

CVRD to present day camps for school kids during teacher strike

Day camps to be put on this Thursday with teachers on strike in School District 79

The Wilderness Watch will be hoping to clean up items such as these Saturday

Wilderness Watch to host cleanup Saturday

Wilderness Watch need help to cleanup 24 site around Cowichan Lake area

The Wilderness Watch will be hoping to clean up items such as these Saturday

Kaatza Historial Society wants addition to Bell Tower

Society ask council for 750 square feet addition to Bell Tower

Captain Jack Sparrow is coming back to Ladysmith Wednesday, May 28 for the Pirate Walk, which starts at Aggie Hall at 11 a.m., and Saturday, May 31 for the Ladysmith Maritime Society’s Kids’ Pirate Day festivities at from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the LMS Community Marina.

Swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow is returning to Ladysmith this week

The Ladysmith Maritime Society (LMS) will host its Kids’ Pirate Day this Saturday (May 31)

Captain Jack Sparrow is coming back to Ladysmith Wednesday, May 28 for the Pirate Walk, which starts at Aggie Hall at 11 a.m., and Saturday, May 31 for the Ladysmith Maritime Society’s Kids’ Pirate Day festivities at from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the LMS Community Marina.

Promotional video proposal presented to council

Film producer Versteeg outlines vision of promotional video for Cowichan Lake area to council

School District 68 announces strike action update

Teachers to strike next Tuesday in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith district

Ladysmith Council briefs from May 12 meeting

BC Timber Sales on the verge of starting logging plan that would see a number of trees being cut down very close to Ladysmith’s watershed.

Ladysmith council postpones dog decision

The prospect of dogs being leashed in to walk along parts of Holland Creek Trail continues to cause a stir at the Ladysmith council table.

Council denies refunding of permit fee, development not complete

Council turns down request from building group to refund permit fee as development is not complete

Council votes to buy pick-up trucks for public works use

Two new 2014 GM pick-up trucks to be bought from Peter Baljet dealership in Duncan for use in public works department

Councillor Frank Hornbrook chose to vote against passing the town's 2014 financial plan

Council split on passing 2014 financial plan

Councillor Frank Hornbrook votes against Town's financial plan but it still passes

Councillor Frank Hornbrook chose to vote against passing the town's 2014 financial plan
Kaatza Station Museum curator/manager Barb Simkins shows off one of the displays to be presented at Heritage Days

Museum to mark Lake Cowichan’s 70th anniversary

Kaatza Station Museum to set up displays at Heritage Days outlining history and early days of Lake Cowichan

Kaatza Station Museum curator/manager Barb Simkins shows off one of the displays to be presented at Heritage Days
This year's Lady of the Lake candidates each gave a speech at the Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Gala

Chamber of Commerce hosts Red Carpet Gala

Packed crowd engrosses Centennial Hall for Cowichan Lake District Chamber of Commerce's biggest fundraiser of the year

This year's Lady of the Lake candidates each gave a speech at the Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Gala
Jessica Knowles at The Stairclimb For Clean Air fundraiser in Vancouver

Lake Cowichan woman named Fastest Female Firefighter

Jessica Knowles climbs 48-storey wall in full gear and is named fastest in B.C.

Jessica Knowles at The Stairclimb For Clean Air fundraiser in Vancouver

Lake Cowichan School achieves 100% pass rate in provincial exams

Science 10, English 10, Social Studies 11 and English 12 exam writers all pass the provincial

Left to Right: Brandon De Pol (Tin Man), Dale Winters (Cowardly Lion), Lynnea Bruce (Dorothy Gale) and Colin Wylie (Scarecrow) star in the Kaatza Lakeside Players' production of The Wizard of Oz

Local actors sparkle in Kaatza’s Wizard of Oz

Actors grace Centennial Hall in Kaatza Lakeside Players' latest production of the Wizard of Oz

Left to Right: Brandon De Pol (Tin Man), Dale Winters (Cowardly Lion), Lynnea Bruce (Dorothy Gale) and Colin Wylie (Scarecrow) star in the Kaatza Lakeside Players' production of The Wizard of Oz

Ladysmith and Chemainus WFP mills return to operations

All Western Forest Products mills except Nanaimo are now re-open after a tragic shooting in Nanaimo.

Ladysmith-Chemainus aritsts welcome visitors

Twelve studios were part of the Ladysmith-Chemainus Spring Art Tour April 25-27.

The Grade 11 Lady of the Lake 2014/15 candidates introduce themselves to Town Council on April 22. In the back row, left to right: Lacey Grunow—Jakes at the Lake, Kourtney Brooks—Lions, Madisyn Young—BPO Elks, Emily Walker—Island Pharmacy, Lauren Frost—Country Grocer, and in the front row, left to right: Alexandra Werk—Shaker Mill, Sam Oliver-—Legion, Charleen Tomlinson—A&W, Marigold Arbic—Island Savings.

Lake Days’ deficit no fault of Lady of the Lake Society

Lady of the Lake Society states that it has never funded Lake Days and stage is used for events the entire weekend

The Grade 11 Lady of the Lake 2014/15 candidates introduce themselves to Town Council on April 22. In the back row, left to right: Lacey Grunow—Jakes at the Lake, Kourtney Brooks—Lions, Madisyn Young—BPO Elks, Emily Walker—Island Pharmacy, Lauren Frost—Country Grocer, and in the front row, left to right: Alexandra Werk—Shaker Mill, Sam Oliver-—Legion, Charleen Tomlinson—A&W, Marigold Arbic—Island Savings.

Town finds money to cover cost of Town Square contractor

Town of Lake Cowichan pulls money from road construction and parks budgets to cover cost of Town Square building contractor

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