Vivian Chui

Vanderhoof council: Final pool design in, youth centre back

Community Forest committee seeks community members, ice costs discrepancies questioned, Rio Tinto update, and more.

Canfor Plateau Mill 2016 updates

Canfor’s Ian Stephen and Budd Wasylyshen spoke to businesses at the Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce’s annual general meeting on Oct. 4.

On Oct. 13

Strategy for a healthier Nechako Watershed advances

An inter-organizational strategy for a healthier Nechako watershed kickstarted this fall.

On Oct. 13
A citizen group established a Facebook page on Oct. 17 to gather community support online against a recent theft spike in Vanderhoof.

Vanderhoof residents gather community support for theft concerns

A citizen group is looking to gather community support online for positive change against a recent theft spike in Vanderhoof.

A citizen group established a Facebook page on Oct. 17 to gather community support online against a recent theft spike in Vanderhoof.
Nadleh Whut’en First Nation's territory map.

B.C. funds Nadleh Whut’en land management

Land management of Nadleh Whut’en traditional territory received a boost this fall from B.C. government’s new rural dividend program.

Nadleh Whut’en First Nation's territory map.
Vanderhoof-based BID Group of Companies’ construction of Biewer Lumber’s turnkey mill in Newton

Vanderhoof mill construction expertise expands into southern U.S.

Vanderhoof-based BID Group of Companies is advancing their foray into southern United States with mechanical support from home.

Vanderhoof-based BID Group of Companies’ construction of Biewer Lumber’s turnkey mill in Newton
Ribbon cutting honorees (from left) Charley Schmidt

VIDEO: Community unites with Nadleh Whut’en new government house

Hundreds gathered for the grand opening of Nadleh Whut’enne Yah, Nadleh Whut’en First Nation’s new government house, on Oct. 22.

Ribbon cutting honorees (from left) Charley Schmidt
On Oct. 14

Oct. 26 Police Update: snowy accidents, retail theft

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 92 files, which included seven prisoners, in the past week.

On Oct. 14
From Oct. 16 to 22

Vanderhoof dietician lives a week on welfare diet

Vanderhoof dietitian Robyn Turner stuck to an $18 food budget last week to experience what living on welfare feels like.

From Oct. 16 to 22

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James court cases of Oct. 17 week

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases in chronological order of hearing in law courts of the area

Funded by the Kinette Club of Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof park gets accessible fun

Wheelchair-bound Vanderhoovians can now enjoy Ferland Park in a swinging fashion, weather permitting.

Funded by the Kinette Club of Vanderhoof
From left: Jennifer Little

Vanderhoof runners achieve gold, silver, personal bests

Some Vanderhoof master runners may be giving thanks to their fitness and dedication over the Thanksgiving weekend.

From left: Jennifer Little
On Oct. 14

Fraser Lake paramedic serves in Haiti critical care

A Fraser Lake paramedic and nurse is flying to Haiti this month to help patients in critical care.

On Oct. 14
The Nadleh Whut’en Administrative and Cultural Building features a pithouse-like design for its lobby.

Nadleh Whut’en opens new service and cultural complex

Cultural artifact on loan to UNBC returns home for display in new complex

The Nadleh Whut’en Administrative and Cultural Building features a pithouse-like design for its lobby.

Oct. 19 Police Update: peaceful Thanksgiving weekend

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 67 files, which included two prisoners, in the past week.

Vanderhoof cases in court during Oct. 3, 10 weeks

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

Chamber AGM: Canfor long term commitment continues in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof’s Plateau Sawmill operations are committed for the long haul despite recent mill closures in the region, Canfor says.

Gallery: Northern B.C. gets new accessible resort in Vanderhoof

Wheelchair-bound vacationers now have a new holiday location in northern B.C., thanks to accessibility upgrades to a family-run resort.

Glen Antoski

Vanderhoof ultimate tournament contributes to spinal cord research

Vanderhoof’s elementary ultimate players ringed in close to $1,200 for spinal cord research in B.C this fall.

Glen Antoski
Bottom left: Westline Ford’s Harvey Derksen (right) hired Gordon Nooski this summer for weekly maintenance work and cleanup at the car dealership. Right: Larissa Cormier (left) started part-time work with Wallace Studios this September after approaching co-owner Lori Wallace (right) with her resume.

Vanderhoof employers recognized for inclusive hiring

Nine Vanderhoof employers are highlighted for offering paid opportunities to community members with disabilities.

Bottom left: Westline Ford’s Harvey Derksen (right) hired Gordon Nooski this summer for weekly maintenance work and cleanup at the car dealership. Right: Larissa Cormier (left) started part-time work with Wallace Studios this September after approaching co-owner Lori Wallace (right) with her resume.