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Justus Benckhuysen is running for mayor

Benkhuysen wants to see more transparency and community involvement from council

Gerry Thiessen running for fourth term as mayor

Thiessen wants to work on diversifying the economy and improving housing, among others

Steelworkers union issues strike notice affecting 1,500 mill workers in northern B.C.

Forestry workers across region would be affected if strike goes ahead

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Expect unpredictable road conditions this long weekend, says ICBC

On average, four people are killed and 650 people are injured in 2,100 crashes in B.C. this weekend

Three more officers to join Vanderhoof RCMP detachment

The additions will take general duty staff numbers from 11 to 14

LeRoy Vossler is running for district council

Vossler wants to give back to the community and help diversify the local economy

Kevin Moutray is running for a third term on district council

The small business owner, biathlon coach and search and rescue volunteer says there’s more to do

Longtime volunteer Roy Spooner running for district council

Roy Spooner has spent a “phenomenal” amount of time volunteering throughout his life

Decision on Burns Lake’s workforce camp “pending very soon”: Coastal GasLink

Meetings to discuss new camp location postponed due to wildfire situation

  • Sep 19, 2018

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Nine candidates vying for six council seats in Vanderhoof

Two mayoral candidates each in Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake

  • Sep 14, 2018

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Northern Health set to take pulse of region’s heart health in new consultations

Vanderhoof’s consultation will take place Oct. 9

  • Sep 13, 2018

BC Wildlife Federation opposes First Nations LEH moose hunting ban

The B.C. Wildlife Federation is calling on the provincial government to step up and enforce the law

New B.C. party looks to represent rural voters in next election

Houston councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld says party will be a ‘relentless voice’ for rural towns

14 northern B.C. mayors ‘disappointed’ at LNG pipeline challenge

Say they support multi-billion-dollar LNG Canada project

Photo of BC Wildfire Service unit gets thousands of reactions on Facebook

The BC Wildfire Service’s Stormriders have been battling the Shovel Lake wildfire

Shovel Lake wildfire not expected to grow further

One of the province’s largest forest fires was hit with scattered showers overnight