Sam Redding

Garbage bylaws upgrade

Vanderhoof could be getting uniform garbage bins as well as many upgrades to its outdated garbage collection bylaws.

Coordinator position may boost RCMP

The District of Vanderhoof heard from local RCMP about a job that would be filled by a citizen but would be like adding another RCMP member.

School reconfiguration preparation

Vanderhoof is working hard to get NVSS ready for the influx of young grade seven students.

Greyhound reopening

After several weeks of waiting, Vanderhoof has a Greyhound office agent again.

Closure for Prairiedale

Prariedale is closing but the school district is trying to make the process as easy for parents and children as they can.

Wonderland in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof Children's Theatre had their opening night production of Alice in Wonderland Thursday, Nov. 28. The next show is Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Lyme disease: carriers and dangers

The Omineca Express spoke to a wildlife biologist and huntsman about the dangers and prevalence of deer ticks and Lyme disease.

Harlem Crowns play NVSS

The Harlem Crowns played the NVSS Basketball team on Monday, November 18.

Musical beacon in Vanderhoof

One man has lived and entertained Vanderhoof for decades. Oscar Walstrom is a big part of the community and a musician too.

Need for men’s shelter

There is a definite need for both women's and men's shelters here in Vanderhoof. As well as counseling and advocacy services.

Matsui scholarship awarded

Saba Rancier, grade 10, won the Matsui scholarship this year. She will receive $1,000 for expenses during her month in Japan.

Aquatic centre plans debated

The latest pool plans were unveiled and discussed by the councillors of Vanderhoof as well as members of the public on November 18.

Teen wins trip to Taiwan science fair

A sixteen-year-old Fraser Lake student will be off to Taiwan this winter for an international science fair with 28 other countries.

One student’s Remembrance Day

I was playing with the band group in the gym. Everyone was watching us. When the choir would sing I would look out into the crowd.

Illegal dumping a problem

The Conservation Officer Service is looking for help in tracking down people depositing lots of garbage and waste materials in rural areas.

NVSS X-Country Runners Make History

Sixteen runners from Nechako Valley Secondary school took part in the 43rd annual BC High School X-Country Championships in Langley.

Junior Girls Volleyball

The NVSS Junior Viqueen volleyball players came out in full force this season with over 30 girls at the tryouts, enough to make three teams.

Immigration specialist hired

Good Neighbours Committee supports inclusion, diversity and anti-racism. Ellie Sampson is their new Welcoming Communities Coordinator.

Buffalo roams Vanderhoof skies

The Civil Air Search and Rescue Association had a training session on October 27 where they used the yellow CC-115 Buffalo aircraft.

Sturgeon centre ahead of schedule, under budget

The Sturgeon Recovery Centre is ahead of schedule could finish with a surplus to go to making it a more attractive site for Vanderhoof.