Rebecca Dyok

The Cottonwood Park campsite was in use by several RVs on Sunday, Sept. 12. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The Cottonwood Park campsite was in use by several RVs on Sunday, Sept. 12. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The Sole Sisters and The Misters Kidney March team with supporter Michelle Buschman (centre) take a walk at Cottonwood Park on Sunday, Sept. 12. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Kidney March hits the streets

The Sole Sisters and The Misters supporting kidney patients and their families

The Sole Sisters and The Misters Kidney March team with supporter Michelle Buschman (centre) take a walk at Cottonwood Park on Sunday, Sept. 12. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
An Elections Canada sign stands outside the Nechako View Senior Citizens Activity Centre for advance voting in Vanderhoof. General voting day is Monday, Sept. 20. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Advance voting underway across Bulkley-Nechako Regional District

Voters in Cariboo-Prince George and Skeena-Bulkley Valley can head to the polls now

An Elections Canada sign stands outside the Nechako View Senior Citizens Activity Centre for advance voting in Vanderhoof. General voting day is Monday, Sept. 20. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Stuart Lake is one of B.C.’s largest natural lakes, and over the summer, it attracts many for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and more. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Land based healing well program returns to CNC in Fort. St James

Four part program to start Sunday, Sept. 12

Stuart Lake is one of B.C.’s largest natural lakes, and over the summer, it attracts many for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and more. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)
A video of two RCMP officers dancing outside of 7-Eleven in Vanderhoof by Ada Madam has received more than 10,000 views on Facebook as of Wednesday, September 1. (Facebook image)

Video of dancing cops in Vanderhoof goes viral

“It just lightened all of our moods.”

A video of two RCMP officers dancing outside of 7-Eleven in Vanderhoof by Ada Madam has received more than 10,000 views on Facebook as of Wednesday, September 1. (Facebook image)
Dave Birdi (right) recently spent time with family on Stuart Lake. (Photo submitted)
Dave Birdi (right) recently spent time with family on Stuart Lake. (Photo submitted)
Greening Up Fort Society long-time members Louise Evans-Salt (left), Maxime Evans and Berit Christensen stand by a community bike rack made of recycled materials at Cottonwood Park. (Brenda Gouglas photo)

Art and cycling collide in Fort St. James with installation of community bike racks

Greening Up Fort Society pleased to see bike rack finally in use at Cottonwood Park

Greening Up Fort Society long-time members Louise Evans-Salt (left), Maxime Evans and Berit Christensen stand by a community bike rack made of recycled materials at Cottonwood Park. (Brenda Gouglas photo)
Cops for Cancer Tour de North cycled from the City of Prince George to Prince Rupert in 2016. This year they’ll be following the same route with stops along the way in numerous communities such as Fort St. James. (Cops for Cancer-Tour de North Facebook)

Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2021 to trek from Prince George to Prince Rupert

Riders to arrive in northwest coastal city Sept. 23

Cops for Cancer Tour de North cycled from the City of Prince George to Prince Rupert in 2016. This year they’ll be following the same route with stops along the way in numerous communities such as Fort St. James. (Cops for Cancer-Tour de North Facebook)
Tessa Duncan (left) was busy selling cotton candy at the Nechako Valley Exhibition Grounds with her friends Matty Lantz and Emma Wiebe on Friday, August 20. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

A sweet venture in Vanderhoof for Fort St James youth

Cotton candy machine draws in support

Tessa Duncan (left) was busy selling cotton candy at the Nechako Valley Exhibition Grounds with her friends Matty Lantz and Emma Wiebe on Friday, August 20. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
Ted Fisher is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a motorcycle collision with a moose east of Quesnel on the Barkerville Highway. (Brooke L’Heureux/GoFundMe)
More than 70 cars took part in the NMI Show & Shine held Saturday, August 14. Two tables full of prizes donated by various sponsors was up for grabs that day. (Taylor Ryan Facebook photo)

1st annual NMI Show and Shine well-received in Fort St. James

“Half the town was there I’m sure,” says Tyler Graham

More than 70 cars took part in the NMI Show & Shine held Saturday, August 14. Two tables full of prizes donated by various sponsors was up for grabs that day. (Taylor Ryan Facebook photo)
An evacuation order was issued Saturday, August 14 due to the Cutoff Creek wildfire. Regional District of Bulkley Nechako chair and mayor of Vanderhoof, Gerry Thiessen said around four addresses are impacted by the evacuation order, with another seven on alert. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako)

Largest fire in Prince George Fire Centre grows to more than 31,000 hectares

Cutoff Creek blaze classified as out of control

An evacuation order was issued Saturday, August 14 due to the Cutoff Creek wildfire. Regional District of Bulkley Nechako chair and mayor of Vanderhoof, Gerry Thiessen said around four addresses are impacted by the evacuation order, with another seven on alert. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako)
Thursday, August 12 was a day of tears and joy for Binche Whut’en that celebrated a new six-unit housing complex for elders who were wrapped with a blanket. (Photo submitted)

Elders welcomed to new homes at Binche

Traditional open house ceremony held Thursday, August 12

Thursday, August 12 was a day of tears and joy for Binche Whut’en that celebrated a new six-unit housing complex for elders who were wrapped with a blanket. (Photo submitted)
Spawning sockeye salmon, a species of pacific salmon, are seen making their way up the Adams River in Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park near Chase, B.C., Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Fisheries remain closed at Tl’azt’en Nation

No fishing or retention of any Sockeye permitted

Spawning sockeye salmon, a species of pacific salmon, are seen making their way up the Adams River in Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park near Chase, B.C., Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
A black bear is seen near Lake Louise, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
A black bear is seen near Lake Louise, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Saik’uz and Tl’azt’en on high alert after COVID-19 surfaces

Indigenous communities warn of potential exposures

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
A new addition has been added to a salmon hatchery being operated by Nak’azdli Whut’en First Nation. (Pete Erickson photo)

Salmon hatchery program opens at Nak’azdli

Hatchery returns to operations

A new addition has been added to a salmon hatchery being operated by Nak’azdli Whut’en First Nation. (Pete Erickson photo)
Dr. Penny Ballem, leader of B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine program, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix promote new website with walk-in clinics around the province, at the cabinet offices in Vancouver, July 26, 2021. (B.C. government)

Northerners ask COVID-19 questions at virtual town hall

85 per cent of more than 200 attendees say they have received at least one vaccine shot

Dr. Penny Ballem, leader of B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine program, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix promote new website with walk-in clinics around the province, at the cabinet offices in Vancouver, July 26, 2021. (B.C. government)
An area restriction order for the vicinity of the Cutoff Creek wildfire will remain in place until Sept 30, 2021, or until it is rescinded. (BC Wildfire Service image)
An area restriction order for the vicinity of the Cutoff Creek wildfire will remain in place until Sept 30, 2021, or until it is rescinded. (BC Wildfire Service image)