Ladysmith Chronicle

5 Crofton mill workers treated for smoke inhalation after Wednesday night fire

One firefighter also treated for heat stress from fire in the mechanical pulp mill operation

Pamela Anderson to return to Vancouver Island for HGTV Canada reno show next year

Corus Studios says it has greenlit the eight-part series

  • Jul 2, 2021

Boaters frustrated by lack of gas dock in Ladysmith

Some 800 - 1,000 boats at anchor have no place to fuel up in Ladysmith

  • Jul 1, 2021

Three Ladysmith Secondary students win UVIC entrance scholarships

Skyla Thomas, Ava Smith and Katrina Kurylowich all won highly valued UVIC scholarships

  • Jun 30, 2021

Two Ladysmith student-athletes score full-ride athletic scholarships

Kamryn Grooms and Dru Wright have both obtained full-ride athletic scholarships

  • Jun 29, 2021

Two LSS students win prestigious Vancouver Island University scholarships

Alyssa Van Horne and Cathryn Sampson received full-tuition scholarships to VIU

  • Jun 28, 2021

Nanaimo author tells true story of Ladysmith kids protesting rising candy prices

Writer and illustrator Lindsay Ford presents latest book, 'Candy Bar War'

  • Jun 27, 2021

Ladysmith downtown public washroom now open

The facility will be open from dawn till dusk

  • Jun 26, 2021

Should the E&N rail be a trail?

No matter what happens, it's time to get moving on the E&N

  • Jun 25, 2021

New “youthful” men’s and women’s clothing store opens on 1st avenue

Four One One opens on Saturday, June 26

  • Jun 24, 2021

Old South Wellington school to be converted to community centre

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools and RDN announce 25-year lease

  • Jun 24, 2021

Anti-racism rally in Nanaimo postponed due to threat of violence

Organizers intend to hold event at a later date

Invasive European Green Crab found in Ladysmith harbour

European Green Crabs listed as one of 10 of the most unwanted species by DFO

  • Jun 23, 2021

Xtend Rentals purchases Chakalaka property

The new Xtend Rentals is expected to open August 20, 2021

  • Jun 23, 2021

Direct flights to Toronto resume at Nanaimo Airport in July

The non-stop flights start July 4

  • Jun 21, 2021

CVRD reports contamination in recyclables well above acceptable levels

Increased enforcement planned starting this summer

  • Jun 20, 2021

Rocky Creek commercial plaza passes public hearing

The proposed plaza at 1130 Rocky Creek Road would bring commercial activity to Ladysmith's north end

  • Jun 19, 2021

Old Town Ice Cream opens up right on time for summer

Located at 539 1st Avenue, Old Town Ice Cream is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

  • Jun 18, 2021

Op-Ed: Modernizing forestry and prioritizing reconciliation

Doug Routley writes on Fairy Creek and Central Walbran Valley old growth deferrals

  • Jun 17, 2021

Remediation work for community marina access road expected to be costly

A log retaining wall between the access road and the parking area is failing and must be replaced

  • Jun 17, 2021