Hannah Wright

Sturgeon release kits a success

A number of sturgeon release kits that were sent out to area fisher families in August are proving a success with 12 successful releases of the endangered fish so far.

No news on sturgeon facility grant

An application to the federal government to help towards the building of a sturgeon conservation facility in Vanderhoof has yet to be picked up.

Man struck by vehicle in Vanderhoof

A man was hit by a vehicle on Burrard Avenue Friday afternoon as he attempted to cross the road via a now defunct crosswalk.

Legebokoff trial moved to Supreme Court

A 20-year-old Fort St. James man accused of murder has had his trial moved to Supreme Court.

Riverside Place reveals Club Car

Tenants at Riverside Place can now enjoy easy access to Riverside Park thanks to the arrival of their new Club Car.

9-1-1 service in RDBN long overdue

Hearing the news that the 9-1-1 service for our regional district is about to go live is fantastic.

Nechako Green Energy project kicks-off

Nechako Lumber kicked off its new heat-recovery project on Thursday with a number of speeches and a barbecue to mark the occasion.

Teen killed in car collision near Vanderhoof

A two-vehicle collision on Highway 16 east on September 19 left one teenager dead and two others injured.

Suicide prevention

This time last year I learnt the horrendous news that a girl I had gone to school with had committed suicide in her university dorm room. She was 19, she had her whole life ahead of her, and on the surface seemed happy - it was a shock to everyone.

Cluculz Lake Fire Department short on volunteers

The Cluculz Lake volunteer fire department is looking for more volunteers after numbers reached a worrying low point this summer.

Anti-Enbridge movie screening being held Sept. 28 at Vanderhoof library

A screening of the documentary ‘spOIL’ is being hosted at the Vanderhoof library on September 28 in an effort to give residents a different perspective on the proposed Enbridge pipeline project.

Local writer launches second novel

Cluculz Lake writer Joylene Butler stopped by at the Vanderhoof library on Thursday night to read from her successful novels Dead Witness and her most recent publication - Broken But Not Dead.

Vanderhoof RCMP news

Files reported to the Vanderhoof RCMP between September 9 - 16.


Endako mine life extended to 2028

The Endako mine near Fraser Lake has announced an extension of its mine life by just under two years after a recently discovered increase in metal reserves at the site.

Youth suicide: be vigilant

September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day.

Vanderhoof RCMP news

Files reported to the Vanderhoof RCMP between September 2 - 9, 2011.

Vanderhoof paramedic joins cops for cancer northern tour

Losing a parent to cancer must be a gut-wrenchingly awful life adjustment at any age.

Terry Fox Run starts 9 a.m. Sunday

It’s that time of year again for the annual Terry Fox Run.

NVSAR seeks grant to upgrade volunteer training and equipment

Nechako Valley Search and Rescue (NVSAR) have applied for a $98,000 gaming grant to provide volunteers with further training and more advanced equipment.

Mayor addresses dire need for upgrades to Highway 27

Vanderhoof mayor Gerry Thiessen is continuing to raise concerns about the need for more passing lanes on Highway 27 in between Vanderhoof and Fort St. James.