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B.C. gets interest break on HST transition

B.C. gets interest break on HST transition

B.C. has five years to repay Ottawa its $1.6 billion transition payment, interest free.

New youth programs for FSJ

The Fireweed Collective Society has received a substantial grant to begin developing and implementing youth programs.
Cross-country ski trails trashed

Cross-country ski trails trashed

Vanderhoof and area cross-country skiers are fed up with ATV and snowmobilers wrecking trails at Waterlily Lake recreation area.
Warmth not hurting ski hills

Warmth not hurting ski hills

Residents of the area are having to adjust to warmer than normal temperatures for early January.

Ridership up for medical appointment buses

More residents than ever needing health care outside their home communities

West Fraser sawmill asks Fraser Lake council to freeze taxes on bio-energy plant for 10 years Mill will invest $42 million, expects project will

West Fraser Mills is asking the Village of Fraser Lake to exempt a new project from new taxes,

Coal cars derailed near hwy 16 None injured, no water spoiled: CN

Travellers riding VIA’s passenger train had to be bussed from Smithers to Prince George just days before Christmas

Airport safer with improvements

Snow storms and dense cloud cover won’t keep planes from landing at Vanderhoof Airport

Home prices expected to climb slightly for Vanderhoof in 2012

BC Assessment reports that Vanderhoof’s homes will increase by around 10 to 15 per cent this year.
BCGEU begins contract talks

BCGEU begins contract talks

The B.C. government begins contract talks with one of its largest employee groups this week, and the union wants a raise.