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Ladysmith’s Andre Langdon and a friend from Colombia were surprised by a pod of orcas in the harbour earlier this week. (Andre Langdon Photo).

VIDEO: Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour surprise prawn fishermen

Killer whales seen near Coffin Island earlier this week

Ladysmith’s Andre Langdon and a friend from Colombia were surprised by a pod of orcas in the harbour earlier this week. (Andre Langdon Photo).
Averill Creek Vineyard owner and manager Andy Johnson said it’s too early to tell whether the attitude in Alberta will translate into a dip in sales from from his winery. (Averill Creek Vineyard)

UPDATED: Alberta’s wine ban won’t impact Vancouver Island producers

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s political spat that has pitted bitumen against sauvignon…

Averill Creek Vineyard owner and manager Andy Johnson said it’s too early to tell whether the attitude in Alberta will translate into a dip in sales from from his winery. (Averill Creek Vineyard)
‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder

‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder

‘A lot of the stuff freaked out a lot of my friends because they were the same age as me’

‘Love you to life’: B.C. family shares desperate fight to save teen with eating disorder
A vehicle took out a tree and landed on the tracks behind the Black Press building in Ladysmith on Sunday morning. (Duck Paterson Photo)

UPDATED: Car goes airborne off highway in Ladysmith

The single vehicle incident occurred early Sunday morning

A vehicle took out a tree and landed on the tracks behind the Black Press building in Ladysmith on Sunday morning. (Duck Paterson Photo)
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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Ladysmith RCMP arrested a man following a five hour standoff on Saturday. (Chris Bush Photo)

RCMP make arrest following standoff in rural Ladysmith

A police standoff in rural Ladysmith came to a peaceful conclusion after…

Ladysmith RCMP arrested a man following a five hour standoff on Saturday. (Chris Bush Photo)
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)

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)
Cowichan Valley to host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour in January

Cowichan Valley to host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour in January

The Cowichan Valley will take centre stage next year as part of…

Cowichan Valley to host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour in January
Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd. is a Ladysmith-based producer of medical marijuana.

Ladysmith medical marijuana firm issues recall over pesticides in product

A Ladysmith-based licensed producer of medical marijuana has voluntarily recalled product from…

Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd. is a Ladysmith-based producer of medical marijuana.
Ladysmith’s Sean Sherstone created this image as part of a monthly challenge put forward by the New Balance Nanaimo store.

Ladysmith runner creates giant minion design on local roads

Ladysmith’s Sean Sherstone tapped into his creative side during a morning run on Wednesday.

Ladysmith’s Sean Sherstone created this image as part of a monthly challenge put forward by the New Balance Nanaimo store.
Cameron Wallace took this photo of a red Chevy after it allegedly fled the scene of an accident on Friday night heading south towards Duncan. (Submitted Photo)

Nanaimo family with baby on board victims of hit-and-run near Chemainus

“I looked back and saw the truck coming up behind us and then hit us,” said Nanaimo’s Bibi Wallace, recounting the hit-and-run near Chemainus.

Cameron Wallace took this photo of a red Chevy after it allegedly fled the scene of an accident on Friday night heading south towards Duncan. (Submitted Photo)
Wildfires strand vacationing family in Ladysmith

Wildfires strand vacationing family in Ladysmith

A Cache Creek family is currently stranded in Ladysmith after wildfires forced…

Wildfires strand vacationing family in Ladysmith
Ladysmith brothers playing airsoft spurs ‘heavy’ RCMP response

Ladysmith brothers playing airsoft spurs ‘heavy’ RCMP response

A RCMP helicopter circled overhead and two road blocks were setup while…

Ladysmith brothers playing airsoft spurs ‘heavy’ RCMP response
Ladysmith RCMP Const. Mason Dirnback is the star of a viral online video showing him scootering around the local skate park on Monday night. The local officer said that he hopes the experience was a positive experience for the youth.

VIDEO: Ladysmith RCMP officer rides scooter with teens at skate park

A Ladysmith Mountie turned a few heads at the local skate park after taking a scooter for a spin.

Ladysmith RCMP Const. Mason Dirnback is the star of a viral online video showing him scootering around the local skate park on Monday night. The local officer said that he hopes the experience was a positive experience for the youth.