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Coastal GasLink prepares sites of construction work camps

Unist’ot’en condemn 14 ‘man camps’ housing 500-800 workers as threatening safety of women and children

Photos: Speed Skating annual meet a success

Participants from Vanderhoof up to Williams Lake enagaged in the competition

Terrace SAR, military coordinate joint late-night backcountry rescue

Two skiers were stranded on a mountain ridge Saturday night

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Unist’ot’en not joining hereditary chiefs’ provincial reconciliation

A potlatch feast will be held in March by the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs to discuss with clans.

Vanderhoof will soon have it’s own skate park

District hopes to attract and retain more young families with different recreation facilities

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Update: Highway 16 opened

Highway 16 has been opened following its closure since the morning of…

NVSAR unveil their new three bay heated garage

The indoor heated space will allow the search and rescue group to train in rope rescue

Extreme cold warning issued for B.C. Interior

An arctic airmass is resulting in temperatures reaching as low as -30C this morning

Hereditary chiefs renew demand for pipeline shutdown

Coastal GasLink found non-compliant with environmental assessment certificate last year

  • Jan 31, 2019

Hwy 16 transit use inconsistent

Two years in, bus ridership is down or up since a year ago depending on which community.

Vanderhoof airport receives funding for apron expansion

Users group say more needs to be done to make the airport viable for business

TransCanada to sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

Company reducing its interest in the 670-kilometre, 48-inch diameter natural gas pipeline project

City has options available to fix seniors housing issues: advocate

More suites could be made available if Vanderhoof looks at changing bylaws and zoning

  • Jan 26, 2019

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

RCMP on man-hunt for two armed suspects in northwest B.C.

Terrace RCMP and Forensic Identification Unit is investigating after truck was stolen at gunpoint

Minor increase in Vanderhoof crime rate last year

RCMP say substance abuse is a big driver

  • Jan 25, 2019

Coastal GasLink stops work on pipeline over trapline dispute in northern B.C.

Traps had been placed inside construction boundaries and people were entering the site, raising safety concerns