Vivian Chui

Nov. 30 Police Update: drive with zero, not little, drinks

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 68 files, which included seven prisoners, in the past week.

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James cases in court during Nov. 21 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 200 attendees bid on over 150 silent auction items and raffle prizes donated by local businesses at the seventh annual Dinner and Auction Fundraising Evening for BC Children’s Hospital in Nechako Senior Friendship Centre on Nov. 5.

Vanderhoof raises over $61,000 for B.C. chidren medical care

The seventh annual dinner and auction event for BC Children’s Hospital took place at Nechako Senior Friendship Centre on Nov. 5.

Over 200 attendees bid on over 150 silent auction items and raffle prizes donated by local businesses at the seventh annual Dinner and Auction Fundraising Evening for BC Children’s Hospital in Nechako Senior Friendship Centre on Nov. 5.
Marge Unruh (left) and Rosa Moser showcases Christmas ornaments handmade by Seniors Connected members at the annual Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 19 in the Nechako Valley Senior Friendship Centre.

Annual Vanderhoof Christmas craft fairs kick off at Friendship Centre

The annual Christmas Bazaar showcased local vendors of jewelry, quilting, carpentry, skin care, Christmas ornaments, and baked goods.

Marge Unruh (left) and Rosa Moser showcases Christmas ornaments handmade by Seniors Connected members at the annual Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 19 in the Nechako Valley Senior Friendship Centre.
Residential corrugated cardboard was banned by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako from Vanderhoof’s landfill on July 1 in a regional district-wide effort to reduce waste. Additional bins for cardboard were placed at the local transfer station to facilitate recycling.

Presented to Vanderhoof council: curbside recycling to start with cardbard

....successful first year for local animal welfare work, and other notes from District of Vanderhoof council meeting on Nov. 21

Residential corrugated cardboard was banned by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako from Vanderhoof’s landfill on July 1 in a regional district-wide effort to reduce waste. Additional bins for cardboard were placed at the local transfer station to facilitate recycling.
Mount Milligan

Mount Milligan mine, bought by Centerra Gold, adds second circuit

Mount Milligan mine will soon increase its process capacity by 2,500 tonnes of ore per day with new circuit.

Mount Milligan
Tyrel Ray is now elected as the newest member of Fraser Lake’s village council.

Fraser Lake teacher elected as new councillor

Tyrel Ray is now elected as the newest member of Fraser Lake’s village council.

Tyrel Ray is now elected as the newest member of Fraser Lake’s village council.
Musicians of the former JUNO Award nominated Marcel Gagnon band reunite over a Musical Show of Support for the band’s bass guitar player Don McLelland (right)

JUNO 2002 nominee Marcel Gagnon band reunites after 13 years

After 13 years apart, musicians of the former JUNO Award nominated Marcel Gagnon band reunite on Vanderhoof’s stage.

Musicians of the former JUNO Award nominated Marcel Gagnon band reunite over a Musical Show of Support for the band’s bass guitar player Don McLelland (right)
Vanderhoof's local radio personality John Vosper is one of 16 models who each showed off six outfits from local apparel business California Dreamin’ at the annual fundraiser for Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre on Nov. 18.

VIDEO: A Vanderhoof Night of Fashion for children’s theatre

Over 200 of Vanderhoof’s fairer half of the population filled St. Joseph’s gymnasium for A Night of Fashion on Nov. 18.

Vanderhoof's local radio personality John Vosper is one of 16 models who each showed off six outfits from local apparel business California Dreamin’ at the annual fundraiser for Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre on Nov. 18.
Cst. Ryan Demoliter started in Vanderhoof for his first detachment posting on Nov. 5.

Nov. 23 Police Update: new officer, school assault, overwintering construction zone

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 62 files, which included five prisoners, in the past week.

Cst. Ryan Demoliter started in Vanderhoof for his first detachment posting on Nov. 5.
Members of Vanderhoof Children's Theatre rehearses in costume for The Wizard of Oz: Young Performers' Edition on Nov. 17.

Dorothy meets Wicked Witch of Vanderhoof

Dorothy, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and the Wicked Witch of the West will cross paths in Vanderhoof this month.

Members of Vanderhoof Children's Theatre rehearses in costume for The Wizard of Oz: Young Performers' Edition on Nov. 17.
The proposed BC Transit bus routes lie between Prince George and Burns Lake

Vanderhoof district says yes to Prince George-Burns Lake bus

Vanderhoof’s district council supports BC Transit’s latest proposal for Highway 16 bus, after a divided discussion on required costs.

The proposed BC Transit bus routes lie between Prince George and Burns Lake
A sneak-peek of a first-floor room under-construction at the Integris Community Centre on Nov. 14. Renovations is estimated to be completed on Nov. 30

New Vanderhoof community centre opening delayed, budget up

New community centre opening delayed, budget upNew community centre opening delayed, budget up

A sneak-peek of a first-floor room under-construction at the Integris Community Centre on Nov. 14. Renovations is estimated to be completed on Nov. 30
From left: President of Vanderhoof and Districts Co-op’s board of directors Bud Pye

Vanderhoof Co-op wins award for best Canadian Home Centre

This year’s award for the best large building supply store in Canada goes to Vanderhoof Co-op’s Home Centre.

From left: President of Vanderhoof and Districts Co-op’s board of directors Bud Pye
The finalized design includes a 25-foot lap pool with six lanes

Vanderhoof pool’s final design is out to tender

Final design of the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre is now available for all to dive into.

The finalized design includes a 25-foot lap pool with six lanes
Grade 5 student Iris Vuohijoki chisels a design with the guidance of carver Jeremiah Prince.

Saik’uz First Nation artists design Vanderhoof school sign supports

Two cedar poles carved by local First Nation artists will soon be the new supports of W. L. McLeod Elementary’s entry sign.

Grade 5 student Iris Vuohijoki chisels a design with the guidance of carver Jeremiah Prince.
Carbine-armed Cst. Khoa Nguyen

Nov. 16 Police Update: no break-ins reported

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 69 files, which included six prisoners, in the past week.

Carbine-armed Cst. Khoa Nguyen
Retired lieutenant colonel Shawn Burtenshaw adjusts the position of air cadet Sgt. Michael Bleeker

VIDEO: Vanderhoof veteran passes on 40-year arms drill expertise

two Vanderhoof Air Cadets formed this year’s new Remembrance Day honour guard under the tutelage of veteran Shawn Burtenshaw.

Retired lieutenant colonel Shawn Burtenshaw adjusts the position of air cadet Sgt. Michael Bleeker

Vanderhoof cases in court during Nov. 7 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:

Led by parade marshall LCol Shawn Burtenshaw (retd)

Gallery: Vanderhoof commemorates Remembrance Day through poetry then and now

Over 200 people in Vanderhoof gathered on Nov. 11 to remember together those who have fallen in duty for Canada, lest we forget.

Led by parade marshall LCol Shawn Burtenshaw (retd)