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Vanderhoof quadriplegic inspires

Many may not know who David Freeze is, or may have seen him driving around town in his chin-controlled chair and wondered about his story.

Boat launch to move

Vanderhoof is looking at moving the boat launch to a safer site.

B.C. Municipalities conference

The Union of BC Municipalities conference (UBCM) kicked off on Monday, September 16 which means four busy days for Vanderhoof's councillors.

Recycling program rejected

The District of Vanderhoof rejected the provinces Incentive program offered by Multi-Material BC for curbside recyclables collection.

Vanderhoof watershed area

A number of problems plague the Vanderhoof watershed which in turn affects the whole community.

Vanderhoof aquatic centre

Vanderhoof is now fundraising the new pool: a basic design has been decided but many elements and placement of the centre are not finalized.

Tips for hunting season

Now that hunting season is heating up, everyone out in the woods should remember safety guidelines for firearms and awareness of the laws.

Wasps aggressive in fall

Several Vanderhoof residents have been complaining of bee stings and wasp attacks more frequently as the summer draws to a close.

Labour Day racers bring home the medals

On Sunday, September 1, 19 runners from Vanderhoof took part in the 40th Annual Labour Day Classic Road Race in Prince George.

Vanderhoof construction heats up before freeze-up

The District of Vanderhoof has been working on several projects to improve various projects for motorists and pedestrians alike.

Aspiring writers unite

A writing workshop is coming to Vanderhoof as well as a chance to listen to a selection of mostly local authors.

Back to school

Classes are back in session as of September 4 and the Vanderhoof RCMP is reminding motorists and pedestrians to be careful and cautious.

Stellat’en Nations Cynthia Munger

Cynthia Munger is credited as one of the hardest workers in Fraser Lake by her friends, family and the community at large.

Don’t open for door-to-door

Vanderhoof has been complaining to RCMP about a number of insistent salesmen who, while not illegal, may be too aggressive in their tactics.

Local Search and Rescue overhaul discussed

The Nechako Valley Search and Rescue team is one of many in B.C. that is taking a look at their organization and making changes as needed.

Fort Fraser plaque unveiled

The plaque sets in stone the commitment Ralph Roy has displayed over the years fighting for the community of Fort Fraser.

Fraser Lake community garden

The Fraser Lake garden has taken off in the three years it has been active. Hard-working gardeners provide healthy food for the community.

Local stage actor goes to L.A.

Brittney Martens, NVSS, won her dream day in a contest and took a trip to L.A. to be mentored and shown the path to becoming an actress.

No medals for midgets at provincials

The Vanderhoof Midget lacrosse team played their hardest at the championships on the August 3 weekend.

Seniors get chance to visit historic museum

After the success of the Prince George trip, Seniors Connected will be taking local residents out to Fort St. James.