Hannah Wright

Walk organized for collective awareness

Despite the wet weather, more than 50 people turned up for a collective awareness walk from NVSS to Riverside Park on Saturday evening.

Grant received for upgrades to Riverside Park in Vanderhoof

The municipality has received approval of a grant that will see extensive recreational upgrades to Riverside Park.

More police needed to help combat fear in Vanderhoof

People are scared in town.

I’ve only lived here a year and in that time we’ve had two really frightening things happen. The murder of a young teen and now the disappearance of another young female.

Parents of missing Vanderhoof woman offer reward

The parents of a missing local woman have issued a reward of $15,000 for any information leading to the safe return of their daughter.

Vanderhoof Court Report

Files appearing in the Vanderhoof law courts on June 13 2011.

What hockey game?

It’s only been a week since the Stanley Cup final, but it doesn’t even feel like there was a game.

Tim Hortons ‘camp day’ a success in Vanderhoof

This years Tim Hortons ‘Camp Day’ drive was a huge success and will see two girls from Vanderhoof heading off to one of Tim Hortons six kids camps.

Exciting entertainment line-up organized for B.C. Arts in the Park day

The Nechako Community Arts Council is to host a special event in Beaumont Provincial Park to celebrate the 100th birthday of BC parks.

Search continues for missing local woman

A private search to find a missing local woman is still ongoing more than three weeks after her disappearance.

Vanderhoof RCMP busy with thieves and vandalism

Files reported to the Vanderhoof RCMP between June 3 and June 10.

Fourth Street project near completion

After over a year of work, renovations to Fourth Street are in the final stages.

Vanderhoof’s Burrard Market Square wins top prize

Vanderhoof's Burrard Market Square has received a $10,000 prize for coming first in the employment category of the Small Business Big Impact Challenge, a competition put on by Scotiabank and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

Flooding in town not expected

Rising river levels in the Vanderhoof area are no cause for concern at this point says Rio Tinto Alcan.

Sturgeon group issues boat warning

The Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative (NWSRI) has issued a warning to river boat traffic to stay away from their research project areas on the river.

Parents of missing local woman speak out

The parents of missing local woman Madison Scott issued a plea to the public last Tuesday to help them find their 20-year-old daughter.

Truth in reporting

Recently I was approached by a business owner in Vanderhoof who felt that a story I had printed some months ago had damaged his business. The story had not painted a particularly positive picture but he claimed that the problems on which I had reported were not the fault of either him or his staff and that I should not therefore have printed the name of the business in the story, leading he says, to loss of customers.

Sturgeon spawning festival 2011

Beautiful weather facilitated a great turn out at this years Nechako White Sturgeon Spring Spawning Festival on Sunday in Riverside Park.

Council votes ‘no’ to stop sign request

The District of Vanderhoof have quashed a concerned residents proposal to erect additional stop signs on Clark avenue, stating that they would be unnecessary.

Water levels set to drop in Vanderhoof

Despite rising water levels in area river and lakes, Vanderhoof Emergency Coordinator and Fire Chief Joe Pacheco says there isn’t cause for concern in town.

Rape kits’ now available in Vanderhoof

After months of campaigning from various groups in town, “rape kits” have finally arrived in Vanderhoof.