Hannah Wright

Fourth Street project near completion

After over a year of work, renovations to Fourth Street are in the final stages.

Vanderhoof museam opening delayed

The opening of the new Hobson History Museam in town has been delayed by a few weeks due to ongoing construction.

Vanderhoof’s Burrard Market Square wins top prize

Vanderhoof's Burrard Market Square has received a $10,000 prize for coming first in the employment category of the Small Business Big Impact Challenge, a competition put on by Scotiabank and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

Fundraising for Scott search fund continues

While the search for missing local woman Madison Scott continues, community efforts to raise money for the search fund are also ongoing.

Flooding in town not expected

Rising river levels in the Vanderhoof area are no cause for concern at this point says Rio Tinto Alcan.

Sturgeon group issues boat warning

The Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative (NWSRI) has issued a warning to river boat traffic to stay away from their research project areas on the river.

Hospital renos still in planning stages

Physicians and staff at St. John Hospital are continuing to work on a new renovation plan for the facility after the original plans were deemed unworkable.

Parents of missing local woman speak out

The parents of missing local woman Madison Scott issued a plea to the public last Tuesday to help them find their 20-year-old daughter.

Grow-op bust on McDonald Road

The Vanderhoof RCMP along with the North District Drug Unit took down a sophisticated marijuana grow operation on McDonald Road on Thursday.

Vanderhoof woman still missing

The entire community is operating in a state of shock and disbelief as search efforts to locate missing local girl Madison Scott continue more than a week after her disappearance.

Sturgeon spawning festival 2011

Beautiful weather facilitated a great turn out at this years Nechako White Sturgeon Spring Spawning Festival on Sunday in Riverside Park.

Meeting held on expansion of education opportunities in Vanderhoof

Local leaders in town are taking action on expanding post-secondary education opportunities in Vanderhoof.

Water levels set to drop in Vanderhoof

Despite rising water levels in area river and lakes, Vanderhoof Emergency Coordinator and Fire Chief Joe Pacheco says there isn’t cause for concern in town.

Rape kits’ now available in Vanderhoof

After months of campaigning from various groups in town, “rape kits” have finally arrived in Vanderhoof.

Council votes ‘no’ to stop sign request

The District of Vanderhoof have quashed a concerned residents proposal to erect additional stop signs on Clark avenue, stating that they would be unnecessary.

Small-town reporting sometimes a moral quagmire

Recently I was approached by a business owner in town who felt that a story I had printed some months ago had damaged his business. The story had not painted a particularly positive picture but he claimed that the problems on which I had reported were not the fault of either him or his staff and that I should not therefore have printed the name of the business in the story, leading he says, to loss of custom.

Vanderhoof girl missing after party at Hogsback Lake

A 20-year-old Vanderhoof girl has gone missing at a party during a camping trip at Hogsback Lake over the weekend.

Leaking drum leads to oil spill on highway

Four hour clean-up closes lane on Highway 16 east

Hospital renovations put on hold

Planned renovations to St. John Hospital have been put on hold after the current plans have been deemed unworkable by hospital staff.

Vanderhoof cops look for answers in caboose B&E

The Vanderhoof RCMP are seeking any information relating to a break and enter and theft from the caboose at the Vanderhoof museum.