Colin Macgillivray

An audit found that Canfor did not comply with proper bridge maintenance legislation on 10 bridges. (Black Press files)

Audit finds Canfor did not comply with bridge maintenance legislation

Per a news release issued by the Forest Practices board, an independent…

An audit found that Canfor did not comply with proper bridge maintenance legislation on 10 bridges. (Black Press files)
B.C.’s electric vehicle direct-current fast-charge network is looking to double in size in 2018. (Black Press Files)

Clean transportation a priority for B.C. government

Province looks to make bigger shift towards electric vehicles

B.C.’s electric vehicle direct-current fast-charge network is looking to double in size in 2018. (Black Press Files)
Come Canada Day Weekend, the Binche Keyoh Society projects up to 800 participants in their fishing derby on Stuart Lake. (Photo/Binche Fishing Derby website)

Community and collaboration drive Binche Fishing Derby

Family time, forward thinking and positive initiatives to be highlighted

Come Canada Day Weekend, the Binche Keyoh Society projects up to 800 participants in their fishing derby on Stuart Lake. (Photo/Binche Fishing Derby website)
The District of Vanderhoof has contracted the YMCA of Northern BC to manage and operate the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre, which is scheduled to open in October. (Photo submitted)

District of Vanderhoof contracts YMCA for aquatic centre

Announcement brings mixed reaction from community

The District of Vanderhoof has contracted the YMCA of Northern BC to manage and operate the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre, which is scheduled to open in October. (Photo submitted)
Due to the spectacular volunteer work showcased by John Thiessen, Curl BC has awarded him the Club Volunteer of the Year award. (Black Press files)

Fraser Lake resident receives Curl BC Award

Each year, Curl BC celebrates and honours the individuals who have shown…

Due to the spectacular volunteer work showcased by John Thiessen, Curl BC has awarded him the Club Volunteer of the Year award. (Black Press files)
The Off-Road Vehicle Trail Fund is awarding up to $100,00 this summer to support the construction and maintenance of trails for off-road vehicles. (Black Press files)

Funding made available for off-road vehicle trails

$100,000 accessible to promote rider safety

The Off-Road Vehicle Trail Fund is awarding up to $100,00 this summer to support the construction and maintenance of trails for off-road vehicles. (Black Press files)
The Nechako Valley Exhibition Society is searching for talented local solo artists for a regional talent competition, which will culminate with live performances at the Nechako Valley Exhibition later this summer. (Photo/NVES website)

Nechako Valley Exhibition holding regional talent competition

Solo vocalists and instrumentalists wanted

The Nechako Valley Exhibition Society is searching for talented local solo artists for a regional talent competition, which will culminate with live performances at the Nechako Valley Exhibition later this summer. (Photo/NVES website)
“The B.C. Smart Communities program will help address the unique challenges small communities face when trying to secure funding for smart city projects.” Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology on the pilot program. (Black Press Files)

Province launches new website to engage B.C.’s small businesses

In a new information bulletin issued by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade…

“The B.C. Smart Communities program will help address the unique challenges small communities face when trying to secure funding for smart city projects.” Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology on the pilot program. (Black Press Files)
Variety BC’s Prince George-Vanderhoof Radiothon will be returning to 94.3 The Goat, Country 97 FM and Valley Country on Wednesday, June 20 & Thursday, June 21, 2018. (Variety BC)

Variety BC’s annual Radiothon returns to Vanderhoof

Variety BC is incredibly happy to announce that this year’s Prince George-Vanderhoof…

Variety BC’s Prince George-Vanderhoof Radiothon will be returning to 94.3 The Goat, Country 97 FM and Valley Country on Wednesday, June 20 & Thursday, June 21, 2018. (Variety BC)
British Columbia’s minimum wage will see a steady increase in the coming years, ultimately reaching $15.20 per hour in 2021. (Black Press Files)

B.C. minimum wage increases

But can it realistically help those most in need?

British Columbia’s minimum wage will see a steady increase in the coming years, ultimately reaching $15.20 per hour in 2021. (Black Press Files)
The Nechako Valley Search and Rescue was joined by generous donors for a groundbreaking construction event on May 17. (Photo courtesy of Chris Mushumanski)

Community support boosts NVSAR

Giving back to a grateful community is a priority for search and rescue team

The Nechako Valley Search and Rescue was joined by generous donors for a groundbreaking construction event on May 17. (Photo courtesy of Chris Mushumanski)
“It’s a bit of a rodeo.” Chair of the Nechako White Sturgeon Community Working Group on the process of getting the white sturgeon prepped for spawning. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

Conservation and education collide at sturgeon spawning

Succesful spawning event full of intricacies

“It’s a bit of a rodeo.” Chair of the Nechako White Sturgeon Community Working Group on the process of getting the white sturgeon prepped for spawning. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)
Locals braved wet and windy conditions to participate in the first official Vanderhoof Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

First official Vanderhoof Gutsy Walk a success

Community rallies for Crohn’s and colitis awareness

Locals braved wet and windy conditions to participate in the first official Vanderhoof Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)
The District of Vanderhoof Community Forest currently occupies an area of approximately 23,000 hectares. This could soon increase due to government changes in land management opportunities. (Black Press files)

Government boosts community forest opportunities

According to a news release issued by the Ministry of Forests, Lands,…

The District of Vanderhoof Community Forest currently occupies an area of approximately 23,000 hectares. This could soon increase due to government changes in land management opportunities. (Black Press files)
Over the past couple of years, the Vanderhoof Airport has seen the number of plane it houses increase dramatically, going from around a dozen to over 50. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

New hangar opens at Vanderhoof Airport

New developments still to come

Over the past couple of years, the Vanderhoof Airport has seen the number of plane it houses increase dramatically, going from around a dozen to over 50. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

NVSS students shine at Zone championship

9 track and field students off to provincials

Province launches new bus for northern transport

BC Bus North aims to fill gap left by Greyhound

(Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

The 34th annual Hooterville Hoot Vanderhoof Show and Shine Car Show

Visitors took inthe detail and craftsmanship of some pristine machines.

(Photo/Colin Macgillivray)
Houseware, furniture and other appliances were on display at the grand opening of The Salvation Army’s first Thrift Store in Vanderhoof. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

The Salvation Army’s Community Support Centre Opens

On May 31, the opening of The Salvation Army Community Support Centre…

Houseware, furniture and other appliances were on display at the grand opening of The Salvation Army’s first Thrift Store in Vanderhoof. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)
Marcelle Tibbles was surrounded by family and friends while she celebrated her 100 years at Riverside Place on June 1. (Photos/Colin Macgillivray)

Vanderhoof resident celebrates 100 years

On June 1, Riverside Place hosted an incredibly special birthday party for…

Marcelle Tibbles was surrounded by family and friends while she celebrated her 100 years at Riverside Place on June 1. (Photos/Colin Macgillivray)