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Take precautions if you go into bear country this long weekend, officials warn

Take precautions if you go into bear country this long weekend, officials warn

Reminder follows two recent bear attacks near Williams Lake and in Prince George
Fire warning issued for weekend campers

Fire warning issued for weekend campers

Campfires are still allowed, but larger fires are banned in much of B.C. and fines for breaking fire restrictions have been tripled

Before the judge: week of May 9

Cases and results heard in Vanderhoof's law courts during the week of May 9.

May 18 Police Update

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 76 files, which included 13 prisoners, in the past week.
Grants to come for health-care students in the north

Grants to come for health-care students in the north

Communities in Northern B.C. will invest more than $215,000 to support local health-care student education and recruitment initiatives

Returning this June: Vanderhoof Canoe Race

The Nechako Valley Sporting Association is staging a canoe race on the Nechako, last run in the 70s.

College of New Caledonia board reports unanticipated surplus at year-end

CNC’s Board of Governors was informed on April 29 that there was an unanticipated surplus of $1.8 million at 2015/16 year-end.
Former B.C. government staffer charged with breach of trust

Former B.C. government staffer charged with breach of trust

Brian Bonney charged in connection with B.C. Liberal Party's ethnic outreach strategy

Council: skateboard park update, new food truck bylaw deferred

May 9 council meeting: skateboard park committee update, 2016 tax rates set, food truck bylaw adoption deferred, BC Rural Dividend Program

B.C. increase penalties on distracted driving

B.C. aims to eliminate distracted driving with higher fines, more penalty points, and earlier interventions for repeat offenders