Vivian Chui

Customer vehicles at Westline Ford were broken into on Jan. 3.

Jan. 11 Police Update: running car thief caught, Fall Fair grounds break-in

.....Westline Ford customer vehicles vandalized, Cluculz Lake man arrested in Prince George car chase

Customer vehicles at Westline Ford were broken into on Jan. 3.
Skiers race down the Norwegian slopes for the  ladies ski cross event at Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games. Ski cross made its Olympic debut as a medal sport at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver-Whistler.

Skiers across North America race down north central B.C. terrain this weekend

Over 100 ski cross competitors are racing down Tabor Mountain’s slopes for the next few days, and spectators are invited to watch for free.

Skiers race down the Norwegian slopes for the  ladies ski cross event at Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games. Ski cross made its Olympic debut as a medal sport at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver-Whistler.
Visitors to the grand opening on Dec. 1 were welcomed with a traditionally tanned deer hide displayed by the centre’s entrance and 16 elders in regalia presented the origin of their hereditary names.

Reviving Stellat’en First Nation culture, language with new centre

Northern B.C.’s Stellat’en First Nation now has a dedicated headquarters to preserve and revive its language and culture.

Visitors to the grand opening on Dec. 1 were welcomed with a traditionally tanned deer hide displayed by the centre’s entrance and 16 elders in regalia presented the origin of their hereditary names.
Map of power outage in Vanderhoof area as of 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 9.

Vehicle crash knocked Vanderhoof power off for over 12 hours

A crash into a power pole turned off the lights of Vanderhoof and area from early morning to afternoon on Jan. 9.

Map of power outage in Vanderhoof area as of 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 9.
Forty Vanderhoof Bears Alumni and players from Vanderhoof Minor Hockey participated at the third annual alumni game and fundraiser on Dec. 23.

Vanderhoof Bears alumni raised over $10K for children’s theatre

On Dec. 23, the third annual Vanderhoof Bears Alumni Hockey Game and Silent Auction Fundraiser took place in Vanderhoof’s arena.

Forty Vanderhoof Bears Alumni and players from Vanderhoof Minor Hockey participated at the third annual alumni game and fundraiser on Dec. 23.
Murray Ridge skill hill's season takes place from December to March

Federal help to northern B.C. winter trail upkeep

A northern B.C. ski hill is now better equipped to maintain trails and extend the season for local skiers and snowboarders.

Murray Ridge skill hill's season takes place from December to March
With support from surrounding property owners

New and improved homes in Stoney Creek for Vanderhoof fish

Stoney Creek now offers better homes for fishy Vanderhoofians in the Nechako River watershed, thanks to local groups and landowners.

With support from surrounding property owners
laying their first games against a Prince George Atom team on Dec. 10

Vanderhoof hockey gets girl power play time

More and more of Vanderhoof’s fairer population are donning hockey gear and taking to the ice.

laying their first games against a Prince George Atom team on Dec. 10

VIDEO: Vanderhoof wrestling took second place in first regional meet of the season

Vanderhoof’s wresting team placed second at first regional meet of the season on Dec. 10, behind Prince George Secondary by one point.

Hosted by churches of Vanderhoof

VIDEO: Christmas story re-enacted live in Vanderhoof outdoors

The annual Christmas festival featured the Christmas story presented with costume, song, and live animals.

Hosted by churches of Vanderhoof
Sinkutview Elementary’s Grade 3/4 class performs 'Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train” at the school's annual Christmas concert on Dec. 14.

VIDEO: Christmas by Sinkutview Elementary

From boomwhackers to army gear, Sinkut View Elementary's students brought Christmas cheer to the stage on Dec. 14.

Sinkutview Elementary’s Grade 3/4 class performs 'Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train” at the school's annual Christmas concert on Dec. 14.
Groundswell Community Greenhouse in Invermere

UNBC studies feasibility of Vanderhoof high school greenhouse

Whether a dedicated greenhouse is feasible for Vanderhoof’s high school was the focus of a new post-secondary course this fall.

Groundswell Community Greenhouse in Invermere
On Dec. 6

A Vanderhoof walk to remember violence against women

On Dec. 6, some Vanderhoof women commemorated the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with a march.

On Dec. 6
From Nov. 2 to Dec. 3

Vanderhoof painters explore local beauty, world angst

Annerose Georgeson and Michael Rees showcased their latest series of paintings in Vanderhoof Public Library.

From Nov. 2 to Dec. 3
Yukon-born Amber Elliot is the latest addition to Vanderhoof’s conservation office.

New conservation officer comes to Vanderhoof from the Yukon

Yukon-born Amber Elliot is the latest addition to Vanderhoof’s conservation office.

Yukon-born Amber Elliot is the latest addition to Vanderhoof’s conservation office.

Dec. 21 Police: remote gun theft southwest of Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 71 files, which included 10 prisoners, in the past week.

Jeff Thomas

Community support revives with potlatch: northern B.C. elders

As part of Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week at Saik’uz First Nation, elders shared their knowledge of the Carrier clan and potlatch systems.

Jeff Thomas

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James cases in court during Dec. 12 week

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases in law courts of the area:

Tenders are in for Vanderhoof pool

Vanderhoof’s aquatic centre received 10 successful bids.

Senior skaters of Nechako Figure Skating Club presents the opening sequence of the annual Christmas Ice Show.

Vanderhoof Christmas Ice Show

Vanderhoof’s figure skaters presented their techniques and learning so far this year to the community on Dec. 10.

Senior skaters of Nechako Figure Skating Club presents the opening sequence of the annual Christmas Ice Show.