Melanie Law

Prince George man, Robert Poulin, has been missing since Dec. 28. RCMP photo

Prince George man missing since Dec. 28

Robert Poulin, 54, was last seen in the Hart area

Prince George man, Robert Poulin, has been missing since Dec. 28. RCMP photo
A hemp plant grown in Northern Lights Organics’ small greenhouse, under a research licence. Arthur Halleran photo

Organic, high-CBD hemp production coming to Fort St. James

Local farm is building greenhouses to house hemp seed production

A hemp plant grown in Northern Lights Organics’ small greenhouse, under a research licence. Arthur Halleran photo
News Bulletin file

Two Vanderhoof students awarded scholarships for post-secondary education

Indigenous students awarded to further their studies

News Bulletin file
The District of Vanderhoof’s new homepage. Screenshot image

Vanderhoof launches new municipal website

Mayor says feedback so far has been positive on new modern design

The District of Vanderhoof’s new homepage. Screenshot image
Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness. FIle photo
Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness. FIle photo
Couple selling fake jewelry in Fraser Lake, say RCMP

Couple selling fake jewelry in Fraser Lake, say RCMP

A man and woman have been defrauding local residents, offering fake jewelry for sale

Couple selling fake jewelry in Fraser Lake, say RCMP
Construction on CNC’s new campus should begin spring 2019, according to the college. Tim Collins/file photo

Concept designs for Vanderhoof’s new CNC campus unveiled

Community was invited to provide feedback at a public engagement session Dec. 6

Construction on CNC’s new campus should begin spring 2019, according to the college. Tim Collins/file photo
Comedian Jonny Harris enjoying Wells, B.C. during the filming of his show Still Standing in March 2017. Courtesy of CBC

Cariboo arts and mining community to feature in CBC series Still Standing

Wells, B.C., near Barkerville, the subject of Still Standing’s Season 4 finale episode

Comedian Jonny Harris enjoying Wells, B.C. during the filming of his show Still Standing in March 2017. Courtesy of CBC
Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James. (Conifex)

UPDATE: Conifex to reduce production from Jan. 1

Cuts will affect around 70 employees in Fort St. James

Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James. (Conifex)
Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim

Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim

Head-on collision this morning involved a pickup and a semi

Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim
Observer file photo

Employee dies at West Fraser’s Florida mill

The company said it is currently investigating the cause

Observer file photo
A West Fraser operation in Northern B.C. Black Press files

UPDATE: West Fraser to cut production over holidays at 4 B.C. sawmills

The temporary move affects operations in Chasm, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and Chetwynd

A West Fraser operation in Northern B.C. Black Press files
Healthy juvenile white sturgeon at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative’s hatchery in Vanderhoof. The young sturgeon are being preyed upon by otters in the Nechako watershed. Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo

At-risk white sturgeon preyed upon by otter in the Nechako watershed

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Healthy juvenile white sturgeon at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative’s hatchery in Vanderhoof. The young sturgeon are being preyed upon by otters in the Nechako watershed. Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo
Black Press files

BC Liberal MLAs call on Horgan to stand up for forestry workers

Cariboo and Nechako MLAs say Horgan has been silent in face of Northern B.C. mill closures

Black Press files
Dr. Margo Greenwood,left, and Dr. Sarah de Leeuw will be leading the $1.3 million-dollar project for the University of Northern British Columbia. UNBC photos

UNBC researchers spearhead $1.3M Indigenous health care project

Initiative seeks to employ more Indigenous health care professionals, create ‘culturally safe’ environment

Dr. Margo Greenwood,left, and Dr. Sarah de Leeuw will be leading the $1.3 million-dollar project for the University of Northern British Columbia. UNBC photos
Nechako Valley Community Services Society/Facebook image

Nechako Valley Community Services Society gets $250,000 from Province

Funds will go towards an office expansion project

Nechako Valley Community Services Society/Facebook image
$50,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as firearms and drug peraphernalia, were seized from a residence on Isle Pierre Road, off Highway 16 on Nov. 21. RCMP photo

RCMP seize $50,000 worth of drugs from property between PG and Vanderhoof

Seven people were arrested, although all have been released pending investigation

$50,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as firearms and drug peraphernalia, were seized from a residence on Isle Pierre Road, off Highway 16 on Nov. 21. RCMP photo
The Falkenstein family standing with the concrete barriers put up by the Ministry of Forests to disallow access to the bridge to Diamond Island. From left: Maggie, Zach and Robyn Falkenstein, with Zach and Robyn’s children.                                Melanie Law photo

Provincial red tape denies Cariboo family access to home, ranch land

B.C. family hasn’t had road access to private land for 1.5 years due to dispute with Province

The Falkenstein family standing with the concrete barriers put up by the Ministry of Forests to disallow access to the bridge to Diamond Island. From left: Maggie, Zach and Robyn Falkenstein, with Zach and Robyn’s children.                                Melanie Law photo
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson. File photo

Two new housing projects receive funding in Vanderhoof

34 affordable rental units to be built for seniors and families

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson. File photo
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Province not doing enough for forestry sector, say Liberals

Although Minister of Forests says government working to diversify industry, rural economies

Black Press file photo