Hannah Wright

Parents of missing Vanderhoof woman offer $25,000 reward

The parents of missing local woman Madison Scott have upped a reward for any information leading to the return of their daughter.

New pole barn keeps 4-H buyers out of the rain

The Nechako Valley Fall Fair grounds has received a new addition to its facilities.

Missing boy found trapped in nearby apartment

A four-year old-boy who went missing from his day care facility last Monday afternoon was found safe and sound shortly after in a nearby residence.

Anti-vacation nation

What little we have had of summer is drawing to a definite close and as one usually does as the winter months begin to dawn upon us - we start wondering where our next holiday is going to come from.

HST voted out, but passed in Nechako Lakes region

The harmonized sales tax (HST) was defeated in B.C. on Friday after it was rejected by 54.73 per cent of voters in the province.

Original speed limit reinstated on Kenny Dam Road

The Kenny Dam Road speed limit has changed again.

FrontCounter BC opens in Vanderhoof

Minister Thomson stops by to officially
open counters in Vanderhoof and Fort St. James

Vanderhoof hospital staff residence face-lift unveiled

The grand opening of the newly renovated St. John Hospital staff residence was held last Friday.

Vanderhoof cops seek info on break and enter

Cops are looking for any information about a break and enter to a residence in the 2900 block of Riverview Drive on July 18.

Cattle evaluation course coming to Vanderhoof

A three-day livestock evaluation course will be taking place in Vanderhoof at the end of August to help local ranchers add more value to their beef.

Grand opening set for new Vanderhoof Integris building

A date has been set for the grand opening of the new Integris Credit Union.

More information needed to cool rage over smart meters

BC Hydro paid a visit to the Omineca Express last week, as I’m sure it did to many residents of Vanderhoof.

Money missing from Vanderhoof Valley Diesel

A money-hungry thief stole $1,500 from Valley Diesel on Highway 16 East on July 28.

Saik’uz chief speaks out against Missing Women Inquiry

Chief Jackie Thomas of Saik’uz First Nation says she will not welcome the missing women’s inquiry commission back to her community because she fears it will be a one-sided investigation.

Assault case thrown out after two-year delay

Two brothers who were arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm in Fort Fraser in July 2009 have had their case thrown out as a result of court delays.

Fraser Lake pharmacy taking part in research project

The Fraser Lake Medicine Centre is one of 100 pharmacies in B.C. that have been selected to participate in a government sponsored research project.

Topley Landing woman survives bear attack ordeal

Local conservations officers have been assisting a search for a black bear near Topley Landing after it attacked a women out walking her dog on July 23.

Search for local woman continues

It’s been over two months since the disappearance of local woman Madison Scott and still family and friends continue to conduct an extensive search for the 20-year-old.

Vanderhoof Court Report

Files appearing in the Vanderhoof law courts on July 18, 2011.

Kenny Dam Road speed limit in dispute

More than 40 residents who live along Kenny Dam Road have signed a request to council to consider changing the speed limit on the road to 80 kilometres per hour within the municipal boundaries.