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Vanderhoof, BC Pioneer Letter – Thomas Dodd 1918

Nechaco (Nechako) Map showing undeveloped areas, 1910. The townsite of Vanderhoof, BC has not been founded.
Thomas Dodd, Pioneer of Mud River Valley / Chilako River District Mr. Thomas Dodd, Prince George, B. C, who located in the Mud River Valley, southwest of Prince George, in 1911, and who has a wealth of practical experience, gives his impressions and conclusions clearly...

Vanderhoof, BC Pioneer Letter – P.H. Neufeld, Settler 1918

Early hay operations in Central British Columbia
Vanderhoof, BC Settler, P.H. Neufeld Mr. P. H. Neufeld, one of many settlers who located in the Nechako Valley, near Vanderhoof during 1918, after observing conditions, is extremely well pleased with the country and its possibilities. In a letter dated December 17, 1918, Mr. Neufeld gives...

Historical Vanderhoof, BC Promotional Ad for Settlement

Plateau and Valley Lands in Central British Columbia 9th edition”, compiled by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, Industrial and Colonization Department in 1920
Vanderhoof, BC – Historical Promotional Materials Interesting excerpts from the booklet “Plateau and Valley Lands in Central British Columbia 9th edition”, compiled by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, Industrial and Colonization Department in 1920 promoting Vanderhoof, BC and the Nechako Valley to potential pioneers...

Vanderhoof, BC Pioneer Letter – Sam Milne, 1919

Nechako Valley Settlement, Vanderhoof BC circa 1915 - 1925.
Sam Milne, Milne's Landing Mr. Sam Milne, a pioneer of the Nechako Valley, who is located one and one-half miles from Vanderhoof, is an authority on that district and speaks highly of possibilities. His letter follows: January 1st, 1919 Dear Sir: — Your request for my opinion as to...

We’re Different…. And that’s OK – Theatre for Living February 3

The Saik’uz First Nation, the Nechako Creative Communities Collective and the Good Neighbours Committee are excited to present the Theatre for Living šxʷʔam̓ət (home) forum theatre production on February 3, 2018 at the Saik’uz Multiplex. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with showtime at 7:30 p.m.
Theatre for Living šxʷʔam̓ət (home) Forum Theatre This cold Saturday morning, cup of coffee in hand, blanket on lap, started on Facebook gathering information to promote the Saturday, February 3 Theatre for Living šxʷʔam̓ət (home) Forum Theatre event at the Saik'uz Multiplex. I stumbled across a...

Theatre for Living šxʷʔam̓ət (home) Forum Theatre – Coming Soon!

How, and why, should I be involved with reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians?
The Saik’uz First Nation, the Nechako Creative Communities Collective and the Good Neighbours Committee are excited to present the Theatre for Living šxʷʔam̓ət (home) forum theatre production on February 3, 2018 at the Saik’uz Multiplex.  Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with showtime at...

Waterlily Lake Ski Tour – Nechako Nordics

Waterlily Lake Recreation Trails - groomed for skiing by Nechako Valley Sporting Association, Nechako Nordics and Biathlon volunteers
Waterlily Lake Ski Tour Organizer: Nechako Valley Sporting Association Nechako Nordics Cross Country Ski Club Time: January 28, 2018 Place: Waterlily Lake Trails Start Time: 10:00 AM at the trailhead NVSA Membership: Nechako Valley Sporting Association membership must be current in order to participate in this event.  See below...

Local Valentines Day Love from Seniors Connected

Vanderhoof, BC Seniors Connected Program Valentines Day Candygrams
Sweet Treats Treat your sweetheart to a locally made Valentines Day candygram, created by Seniors Connected members and support their activities. Offering jars of candy, chocolate bombs, beautiful chocolate roses and a cat and handy gift pack, these Valentines Day gifts are made with love from...

Upcoming Ski and Biathlon Events – January 20, 2018

Teck Northern Cup biathlon and Nechako Nordics Cross Country Ski Club
Biathlon and Cross Country Ski events Come out and watch resident skiers and local biathlon competitors of all ages compete in the 2018 Teck Northern Cup #3 event and the Nechako Nordics Cross Country Ski Club Biathlon Race and Demonstration at the Nechako Valley Sporting...

Vanderhoof Medicine Centre – New Vanderhoof, BC Business

Vanderhoof Medicine Centre
Vanderhoof Medicine Centre - now open in Vanderhoof, BC Vanderhoof Medicine Centre pharmacist George Pettie is excited to offer pharmacy services to Vanderhoof, BC.  Located at 2436 Church Street, Vanderhoof Medicine Centre offers a different approach to pharmacy services, focusing on health and education in addition...

Ken Fawcett – BC Cowboy Hall of Fame Ranching Pioneer

Ken Fawcett, Vanderhoof, BC Cowboy Hall of Fame Ranching Pioneer
Vanderhoof and British Columbia Ranching Pioneer Kenneth W. Fawcett, Vanderhoof, B.C. rancher, will be inducted into the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame as a Ranching Pioneer on Friday, March 16th at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival in Kamloops. Ken was born in Vanderhoof on July 10, 1946...

Saik’uz First Nation Elder biography – Veronique George

Saik'uz First Nation Elder and Lejac Residential School survivor Veronique George
Saik'uz Elder Veronique George Saik'uz First Nation resident Deborah Page spoke of her grandmother, Veronique George at the Good Neighbours Committee Mural unveiling in November 2017.  Veronique is pictured in the mural, repairing a fishing net, alongside Rich Hobson. A Lejac Residential School Survivor, Veronique George...

Vanderhoof Kinettes Mother’s Day Craft Auction

Vanderhoof BC Kinettes Craft Auction 2018
The Vanderhoof, BC Kinettes Club Mother's Day Craft Auction is back! Vanderhoof, BC ladies it is time to start crafting in preparation for the Saturday, May 5, 2018 Vanderhoof Kinettes Mother's Day Craft Auction. This "Ladies Only" Event will be held in the Spring, just before...

Vanderhoof Curling Club schedule and upcoming events

Vanderhoof Curling Club
Vanderhoof Curling Club The Vanderhoof Curling Club provides a venue for social and physical activity, with regularly scheduled weekly games Tuesday - Friday and bonspiels in January and February. Curling Schedule Tuesdays: Drop-in 1:00 p.m. and Men's Night at 7:00 p.m. Wednesdays:  Ladies' Night at 7:00 p.m. Thursdays: Men's...

Dr. Tanner Alden – Naturopathic Family Practice in Vanderhoof, BC

Dr Tanner Alden, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Vanderhoof, B.C.
Naturopathic Medicine in Vanderhoof, BC Born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC and now a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Tanner Alden will bring his Naturopathic Family Practice to Vanderhoof, BC on a part-time basis. Dr. Alden will travel to Vanderhoof from his practice in Vancouver monthly...
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