The streets of Vanderhoof get a facelift

Various projects in the community contribute to the beautification of Vanderhoof

Christina Millington

Omineca Express

 

 

Extensive road work has been taking place around Vanderhoof from repaving to digging up old pipes that date back to the early Vanderhoof days.

“The biggest concern we have as council is filling the potholes,” said Mayor Thiessen.

The District of Vanderhoof budgeted to have road paving projects done before the winter.

“We are doing a number of projects to ensure the roads within Vanderhoof are well-maintained,” said Thiessen.

The ”sewer capital fund” beautification projects are budgeted for $746,000.

Roadways that are being addressed are Church Avenue, replacement of underground piping, 7th Street, asphalt, McDonald Road, paving and culvert replacement, Victoria Street, paving, Redfern Road, seal coat, Voth Road, seal coat, Industrial Road, seal coat, Mountain View Road, seal coat, Derksen Road, culvert replacement, Outfalls Upgrade, storm sewer.

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Two individuals arrested who the Vanderhoof RCMP say are allegedly linked to B&E’s and thefts in the community

A long chase ensued where the accused fled from the police twice, and tried to get away on stolen Kayaks

Precipitation levels low for the month of June

Both June and July have seen low to average precipitation levels in comparison to last year, says meteorologist

CN train derailment cleared between Terrace and Prince Rupert

The CN mainline is now open, following a train derailment mid-way between… Continue reading

Nechako Valley Otters bringing home multiple medals from swim meets

The next meet for the Nechako Otters is on July 21 and 22

State of local financial crisis declared in Fort St. James

The District will have a job fair on July 31 to help workers find transitioning jobs

VIDEO: Young couple found dead in northern B.C. had been shot, police say

Chynna Noelle Deese of the U.S. and Lucas Robertson Fowler of Australia were found along Highway 97

Latest plan is to fly trapped fish by helicopter over Big Bar slide

Multi-pronged plan set in motion to freesalmon blocked by landslide in the Fraser River

Family of missing B.C. senior with dementia frustrated with situation, heartened by community support

Nine days since Grace was last seen the question remains: ‘How can an 86-year-old just disappear?’

Unsealed record suggests U.S. man convicted of murdering Vancouver Island couple left DNA on zip tie in 1987

William Talbott is set to be sentenced Wednesday in the murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg

Surrey court clerk files human rights complaint related to concussion

Deborah A. Ryane claims her employer discriminated against her on basis of mental disability

Coast Tsimshian sign historic stewardship agreement

Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla plan to work as one to preserve traditional lands

Food fight: Liberals, Tories trade shots as pre-campaign battles intensify

Health Canada released an overhauled document that did away with traditional food groups and portion sizes

Okanagan Air Cadet challenges gender-exclusive haircut policy

Haircut regulation inspires challenge around gender identity

VIDEO: Bystander training gains traction as tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence

Julia Gartley was sexually assaulted after an event, and no one stepped in to help

Most Read