Hannah Wright

Four-vehicle collision kills two

Two people are dead after a car collided with a logging truck on Highway 16 east near Guest Road on Thursday afternoon.

Local volunteer keeps kids theatre group in the spotlight

After 12 years in action, non-profit group Vanderhoof Children's Theatre is still going strong.

Fundraiser brings in over $70,000 for Madison Scott search

A dance and auction held on October 8 raised $72,500 for the Madison Scott search and rescue fund.

Highway 16 needs upgrades for user safety

Another week and another tragic story of a fatal accident on a local stretch of Highway 16.

Omineca Ice lose tight home opener

A nail-biting home game opener saw the Omineca Ice lose by one goal in their first home game of the season against the Quesnel Roos.

Legebokoff accused of three more murders

Cody Alan Legebokoff is facing three additional first-degree murder charges.

Stolen vehicle located in Prince George; two arrested

A vehicle stolen from Vanderhoof was located in Prince George on October 1. Two people have been arrested.

Area CO reports extremely quiet year for bear problems

Area Conservation Officer Cam Hill reports this bear season as the quietest on record in his 17 years here.

Success by 6 grant makes Vanderhoof toy library a reality

Vanderhoof kids can now enjoy a new toy lending library thanks to a $5,000 grant awarded to the Early Intervention and School Based Therapy program in town.

Northside water rate increase approved

Residents on the north side of the Nechako River are now paying 23.52 per cent more for their water after a rate increase was approved by the BC Water Management Branch.

UBCM runs smooth for Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof mayor and council returned last week from a productive time at this year’s meeting of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) in Vancouver.

Missing hunters located

Two hunters who were reported missing near the Knewstubb Lake area, south of Vanderhoof were located safe and sound on Monday.

Head rests found in Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof RCMP are looking for the owner of five vehicle head rests which were turned over to the detachment on September 25.

Sturgeon release kits a success

A number of sturgeon release kits that were sent out to area fisher families in August are proving a success with 12 successful releases of the endangered fish so far.

Legebokoff trial moved to Supreme Court

A 20-year-old Fort St. James man accused of murder has had his trial moved to Supreme Court.

No news on sturgeon facility grant

An application to the federal government to help towards the building of a sturgeon conservation facility in Vanderhoof has yet to be picked up.

Save our sturgeon

Vanderhoof has yet to hear back from the federal government about a grant to help fund the building of a much needed sturgeon conservation facility in town. The application was made nearly a year ago.

Fraser Lake resident fighting for youth and senior facility

Fraser Lake local Michael Walsh has been campaigning for the kids in his town for the last seven years.

Man struck by vehicle in Vanderhoof

A man was hit by a vehicle on Burrard Avenue Friday afternoon as he attempted to cross the road via a now defunct crosswalk.

Riverside Place reveals Club Car

Tenants at Riverside Place can now enjoy easy access to Riverside Park thanks to the arrival of their new Club Car.