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Book reflects small town ripple effect in kindness

A former resident of Vanderhoof has published her first book which she says is very much inspired by the Nechako lifestyle.

Fire and Rescue holds flood table top meeting

As spring melt brings flood threats from the Nechako River, Vanderhoof Fire and Rescue team will be holding table top exercises April 10

Christian Keleman with his gold medal and trophy.

Mapes boy wins disproving theory

A Mapes school student recently won a gold medal and a special category prize for his experiment with perpetual motion.

Christian Keleman with his gold medal and trophy.

Moving on in careers

Vanderhoof’s district economic development officer, Kathie LaForge has given notice she’ll be moving onto a job with New Gold Corp.

Staff Sergeant D.M. Beach from Vanderhoof RCMP celebrates getting $7

Boost to services

The RCMP in Vanderhoof will be buying new crime fighting equipment to battle outlaw activities

Staff Sergeant D.M. Beach from Vanderhoof RCMP celebrates getting $7

Sinkut View gets grant for Aboriginal books

Sinkut View school is inviting readers to come in and see their new Aboriginal section in the library.

Wall hanging hooked by 94-year-old Hilda Villumsen

Nechako best says artist, 94

Hilda Villumsen is sitting in a sunny window, filling out forms to enter her art rugs in the local arts festival in April.

Wall hanging hooked by 94-year-old Hilda Villumsen

Drawings for Vanderhoof sturgeon rearing facility

Some area residents may be aware that the sturgeon recovery initiatives for this area include plans for a sturgeon hatchery in Vanderhoof.

News in brief

Police responded at 1 a.m. Saturday to a domestic assault and threats with a firearm.

Shop local, help the town thrive

It pains me to hear that some businesses in Vanderhoof are going through tough times

Waiting for the cake to be cut

Library celebrates 75 years of being important to the Nechako Valley

Dozens gathered at the Vanderhoof Public Library to celebrate the library’s 75th birthday on Saturday.

Waiting for the cake to be cut

Treatments will come closer to home

Two new radiation units arrived in Prince George this week, bringing the region closer to offering this cancer therapy in our own back yard.

Vanderhoof speed skating club held Funnale races and activities at the arena on Saturday. Even small skaters showed potential for speed

Nechako speed skaters on fire at short track provincials and winter games

The Vanderhoof speed skate club raced in the Provincial short track meet in Kamloops March 3-4.

Vanderhoof speed skating club held Funnale races and activities at the arena on Saturday. Even small skaters showed potential for speed
A member of the Yellowhead Draft and Driving Horse Association practices driving horses.

Horse club invites public

The local draft horse club is inviting people without horses or with them to join up.

A member of the Yellowhead Draft and Driving Horse Association practices driving horses.

Teachers disappointed Bill 22 passes

The B.C. legislature today passed Bill 22, the EducationImprovement Act.

Barb Ziler and her Junior Steve Nash team do one last cheer to mark the end of the season of Vanderhoof Youth Basketball Assoc. banquet and awards March 6

Basketball awards and tryouts announced

anderhoof coaches were honoured at a youth basketball banquet last Tuesday and kids had a ball

Barb Ziler and her Junior Steve Nash team do one last cheer to mark the end of the season of Vanderhoof Youth Basketball Assoc. banquet and awards March 6

District council update

A delegation from the Vanderhoof Minor Hockey Association requested funds from Vanderhoof council

River meet moved to March 29

NEEF) meetings that were expected for this week will be postponed until end of March

New Gold's Rober Gallagher (centre) brought a delegation to talk to Vanderhoof district council in February. They will be looking to hire and get local contractors to help build the mine that should begin operations within 2-3 years.

New Gold to start building camp, mine and prepare to dig Blackwater Road site

New Gold president Rober Gallagher and communications representative Timothy Bekhuys, outlined the Blackwater project

New Gold's Rober Gallagher (centre) brought a delegation to talk to Vanderhoof district council in February. They will be looking to hire and get local contractors to help build the mine that should begin operations within 2-3 years.

Northern Health news

A media tour was held with Prince George media on January 13th to provide an update on the cancer centre.