Sam Redding

Halloween festival is no trick but a real treat

The Vanderhoof Halloween Pumpkin Walk is perfect for small towns to bring their communities together.

Corporations in our heads

On Friday, November 1, Vanderhoof was part of a theatre event that creates plays from the messages that corporations have put in our heads.

Eight accidents before lunch

The first slippery day hit Vanderhoof and Fraser Lake on Thursday, October 31. There were eight incidents before noon.

The art of children’s rights

The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child is on display in a series of digital designs by Chenoa Goa in the Vanderhoof Public Library.

Foggy Fawcett pumpkin patch

A trip to the gloomy and beautiful Fawcett farm of pumpkins.

RCMP gets new patrol car

Residents may have seen a new sporty looking patrol car on the streets of Vanderhoof, the new 2013 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor.

Cross Country Zones

The NVSS runners had a great day on Saturday, October 19, the weather was cool but that just put the athletes into peak performance.

Curlers to get new floor

The Vanderhoof curling arena has been going through renovations in the past few weeks and will be out of commission until January 1, 2014.

Kings, Queens and Emperors concert

The Northern Orchestra performed in Vanderhoof on Sunday, October 20 with special guest Robert Silverman on piano.

Almost E. coli

A boil water advisory lasted from Saturday until Wednesday, October 16 for residents in the Northside Water Services area of Vanderhoof.

Local artist at Pine Beetle convention

Annerose Georgeson, Vanderhoof's local artist, was in in Banff to display an exhibit of her art under the theme of the pine beetle.

Ultimate Frisbee for spinal research

On October 4 students from Vanderhoof's elementary schools came together to raise money for spinal cord injury research by playing Frisbee.

Rustad and officials tour hospital

On October 7, John Rustad and community leaders toured the new emergency entrance of St. John Hospital which will be complete March 2014.

Best used bookstore in town

The reuse shed holds hidden treasures and volumes of literature provided freely by and for the people of Vanderhoof.

Couple saved with Vanderhoof compassion

A young Aboriginal couple was seen in distress by the side of the highway and a Vanderhoof RCMP constable was compelled to help them.

Project Agriculture 2013

Twenty-four students attended Project Agriculture in Vanderhoof, everyone got to try out many different aspects of work on a farm.

VIA Rail meets with Vanderhoof

VIA Rail Canada held a meeting in Vanderhoof last Thursday to talk about accessibility and options to improve it going forward.

Dresses for the poor

Around last January or March, Patti Chesley felt compelled to get into making dresses for the poor.

Rescue teams need organized funding

BC Search and Rescue released a document discussing how to keep up to date with training, highlighting the need for organized funding.

NVSS tops racetrack

The first NVSS race of the season took place on Saturday on the NVSA track. The NVSS racers came out well ahead of the other teams.