Vivian Chui

PINK SHIRT DAY: Students and the RCMP alike dressed up in pink on Feb. 22 to march through downtown Vanderhoof and raise awareness against bullying.

March 1 Police Update: chainsaw snatcher, new Vanderhoof commander named

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 74 files, which included 10 prisoners, in the past week.

PINK SHIRT DAY: Students and the RCMP alike dressed up in pink on Feb. 22 to march through downtown Vanderhoof and raise awareness against bullying.

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James cases in court during Feb. 20 week

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases that have a first appearance, or a trial scheduled or ended, in law courts of the area:

Vanderhoof’s Chris Mushumanski

Belting out Vanderhoof’s Unsung Heroes

Three unsung Vanderhoovian heroes are sung out through this year’s wintry air for their inspirational work.

Vanderhoof’s Chris Mushumanski
A river of pink-clad W. L. McLeod Elementary students flowed through Vanderhoof’s downtown for the third year in a row to speak out against bullying.

Pink Shirt students hit Vanderhoof streets, film vids for anti-bullying

A river of pink-clad students flowed through Vanderhoof’s downtown for the third year in a row to speak out against bullying.

A river of pink-clad W. L. McLeod Elementary students flowed through Vanderhoof’s downtown for the third year in a row to speak out against bullying.
Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls

Girls only: Vanderhoof hosts female hockey weekend

Northern B.C. girls from Grade 3 to 12 filled Vanderhoof’s arena for a weekend of hockey this month.

Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls
(From left) Nechako Valley Sporting Association’s Paul Collard

New office, storage space readies Vanderhoof sporting hosts

Two new structures are now added to the association’s grounds, which features skiing trails and a shooting range west of Vanderhoof.

(From left) Nechako Valley Sporting Association’s Paul Collard
`Fraser Lake’s Elizabeth Schulz triumphed over students from 22 countries this Februrary to bring home a silver medal from the 2017 Taiwan International Science Fair.

Fraser Lake’s Schulz takes silver in international science fair

Fraser Lake’s Elizabeth Schulz brought home a silver medal from the 2017 Taiwan International Science Fair.

`Fraser Lake’s Elizabeth Schulz triumphed over students from 22 countries this Februrary to bring home a silver medal from the 2017 Taiwan International Science Fair.
Bobby (right) and Lori Hurry are the proud owners of the Fraser Lake Dollar Store and Corner Store opened last fall.

Fraser Lake business wins top five in B.C. for community impact

For a Fraser Lake business owner, it was a shock just to be nominated, let alone being named top five across B.C. for community impact.

Bobby (right) and Lori Hurry are the proud owners of the Fraser Lake Dollar Store and Corner Store opened last fall.
Supreme Court of Canada dismissed on Feb. 16 serial killer Cody Legebokoff’s application for leave to appeal his four counts of first degree murder.

Legebokoff’s appeal dismissed by Supreme Court of Canada

Supreme Court of Canada dismissed serial killer Cody Legebokoff’s application for leave to appeal his four counts of first degree murder.

Supreme Court of Canada dismissed on Feb. 16 serial killer Cody Legebokoff’s application for leave to appeal his four counts of first degree murder.

Feb. 22 Vanderhoof Police Update: tailgating in a hurry, school bus safety

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 47 files, which included six prisoners, in the past week.

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James cases in court during Feb. 13 week

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases that have a first appearance, or a trial scheduled or ended, in law courts of the area:

Over the Family Day long weekend

Vanderhoof waded in big pre-spring thaw

Pools and puddles of water took over parts of Vanderhoof after a sustained temperature rise combined with rain.

Over the Family Day long weekend
Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.

Vanderhoof snowboarders carved for provincial qualifiers

Eight snowboarders from Nechako Valley Secondary raced down the mountains of Smithers against over 140 others this month.

Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.
Liz Legebokoff is one of the Nechako Valley Regional Cattlemen’s Association members who attended the groundwater licensing workshop at CNC’s Vanderhoof campus on Jan. 20.

Slow start to new commercial well licensing in Vanderhoof

Over 20 local ranchers filled a classroom in Vanderhoof on Jan. 20 to apply for a commercial well licence for the first time.

Liz Legebokoff is one of the Nechako Valley Regional Cattlemen’s Association members who attended the groundwater licensing workshop at CNC’s Vanderhoof campus on Jan. 20.
A flowing red dragon flowed through Evelyn Dickson Elementary on Chinese New Year’s Eve.

Chinese New Year in Vanderhoof celebrated with dragon dance

A flowing red dragon flowed through Evelyn Dickson Elementary on Chinese New Year’s Eve last week.

A flowing red dragon flowed through Evelyn Dickson Elementary on Chinese New Year’s Eve.
Around 1:10 p.m. on Feb. 6

Feb. 15 Police Update: attempted murder, door-crashing real estate, Keno fraud

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 5o files, which included five prisoners, in the past week.

Around 1:10 p.m. on Feb. 6
Population drops by various rates in Nechako Valley communities

2016 Census results: Vanderhoof population dipped

Vanderhoof’s population dipped by 0.9 per cent to 4,439 over the last five years, while B.C.’s numbers grew by 5.6 per cent

Population drops by various rates in Nechako Valley communities
Amanda Wiebe

Celebrating family literacy in Vanderhoof: World navigation basics start from young

Literacy is more about navigating the world than just learning your one-two-threes or a-b-cs.

Amanda Wiebe

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James court cases during the week of Jan. 30

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases that have a first appearance, or a trial scheduled or ended, in law courts of the area

On June 2 last year

Eat and get quizzed for multicultural understanding in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoovians are invited this month to warm their tummies, test their knowledge, and challenge stereotypes together.

On June 2 last year