Our Town

Welcome! yowtz! Bienvenue!

Welcome! yowtz! Bienvenue!

Kitimat visitors greeted by new sign

Mr. Henry Van Andel and members of St. John’s Hospital Auxiliary. (Photo St. John Hospital Auxiliary Society Facebook)

Thank you, Mr. Henry Van Andel

Generous individual donation supports acute care at St. John Hospital

7 year old Hendrik striking a board pose with his father Shawn, Vanderhoof born and raised local boy turned international skateboarder. Photo Fiona Maureen

A skate board career started in Vanderhoof

A Skate park is a valuable community asset

New CFO: a fresh look at the numbers

New CFO: a fresh look at the numbers

The District has a new Chief Financial Officer

New CFO: a fresh look at the numbers
Chelsi Sabbe and her mom, Anna Prestmo                                Photo submitted

Vanderhoof girl, kicks some kidnapper butt

Prince George daycare provider with deep roots in Vanderhoof wrestles an attacker to keep children safe

Chelsi Sabbe and her mom, Anna Prestmo                                Photo submitted
Photo Facebook/gofundme

Fires: Busy week for fire fighters and RCMP

73 files 14 prisoners August 12, Vanderhoof RCMP responded to a report…

Photo Facebook/gofundme
People in Pain Network community meeting

People in Pain Network community meeting

All welcome to the Vanderhoof pain care self-management group meeting on Wednesday, August 29

People in Pain Network community meeting
Evening of music at Smithers House, Vanderhoof, August 15.                                Photo submitted

Smithers House inaugurated as recital venue

Orchestra North chooses to support the museum in its tour of northern BC

Evening of music at Smithers House, Vanderhoof, August 15.                                Photo submitted
New playground equipment for Bradley Park

New playground equipment for Bradley Park

The District of Vanderhoof has upgraded the children’s play park by replacing…

New playground equipment for Bradley Park
Community grieves the tragic loss of two youth

Community grieves the tragic loss of two youth

Highway 16 collision claims lives of two local high school students

Community grieves the tragic loss of two youth
Busiest week for Vanderhoof RCMP

Busiest week for Vanderhoof RCMP

Sgt. Holley: 102 files in one week exceeds any call load the Vanderhoof detachment has had so far

Busiest week for Vanderhoof RCMP
Artistic rendering of the inside the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre                                Image submitted

YMCA contracted to develop operating strategy for pool

YMCA of Northern BC hired to look at costs associated with running the new Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre

Artistic rendering of the inside the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre                                Image submitted
Pam Sholty, Jack Tibbles, Murray Sholty and his boys. Photo Gabriela Sholty

Jack Tibbles celebrates 100 years

Jack is the first centurion in the Stuart Nechako Manor, and Vanderhoof’s only living centurion as well

  • Aug 16, 2017
Pam Sholty, Jack Tibbles, Murray Sholty and his boys. Photo Gabriela Sholty
Diana Davis, President of the Vanderhoof International Airshow Society, pictured in the BID hangar.                                Photo Fiona Maureen

Airshow Society is looking forward to 2018

Bringing the best of the world’s greatest flying machines to the Central Interior of British Columbia

Diana Davis, President of the Vanderhoof International Airshow Society, pictured in the BID hangar.                                Photo Fiona Maureen
SAR volunteers getting good ‘dirt time’ on Saturday. Here they can be seen using tools such as the tracking stick with footprint and stride length markers. They are a three person team consisting of a point person and team leader in the middle and two flankers. They switch positions every 30 minutes to keep their eyes ‘fresh’. Photo Fiona Maureen

Tracking humans takes skill and practice

Nechako Valley Search & Rescue (NVSAR) hosted two day BC Tracking Association course for volunteers

SAR volunteers getting good ‘dirt time’ on Saturday. Here they can be seen using tools such as the tracking stick with footprint and stride length markers. They are a three person team consisting of a point person and team leader in the middle and two flankers. They switch positions every 30 minutes to keep their eyes ‘fresh’. Photo Fiona Maureen
Elegant strawberry tea at community museum

Elegant strawberry tea at community museum

On Saturday, August 12, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the…

Elegant strawberry tea at community museum
4:25 p.m. August 12, 2017. View from hospital hill looking south down Burrard Avenue, Vanderhoof, towards Sinkut Mountain.

Smokey skies means poor air quality

Residents in communities affected by wildfires and resulting smoky skies should be aware of the hazards and how to minimize them

4:25 p.m. August 12, 2017. View from hospital hill looking south down Burrard Avenue, Vanderhoof, towards Sinkut Mountain.
Quilts of love and support for those affected by B.C. wildfires

Quilts of love and support for those affected by B.C. wildfires

B.C. Wildfires Community Quilts, a volunteer project started in Vanderhoof, is making an impact across the province and reaching those who need it most.

Quilts of love and support for those affected by B.C. wildfires
Air Force Corporal honoured in his home town

Air Force Corporal honoured in his home town

Military tribute to Air Force veteran of 24 years, Corporal Silver

Air Force Corporal honoured in his home town
Team Fireball: Debbie Smedley; Anna Prestmo; Tammy Peterson; Marg Brooks. Photo Fiona Maureen
Team Fireball: Debbie Smedley; Anna Prestmo; Tammy Peterson; Marg Brooks. Photo Fiona Maureen