Aman Parhar

A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

Vanderhoof top doctor urges residents to take the vaccine

High case rates overwhelming hospitals in the Northern Health region

A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor
Chief Larry Nooski, Chief Priscilla Mueller, Mayor Gerry Thiessen and Chief Robert Michell signed an MOU to work together to restore the health of the Nechako River at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof on Sept. 29. (Aman Parhar photo)

First Nations and RDBN sign MOU to restore health of Nechako river

Saik’uz, Stellat’en and Nadleh Whut’en First Nations sign historic agreement

Chief Larry Nooski, Chief Priscilla Mueller, Mayor Gerry Thiessen and Chief Robert Michell signed an MOU to work together to restore the health of the Nechako River at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof on Sept. 29. (Aman Parhar photo)
Comedians Alex Mackenzie (left) and Simon King (right) with Piers Egan at the stand-up comedy show on Aug. 21 in Vanderhoof. (Alex Mackenzie/Facebook)
Comedians Alex Mackenzie (left) and Simon King (right) with Piers Egan at the stand-up comedy show on Aug. 21 in Vanderhoof. (Alex Mackenzie/Facebook)
Smudging being held at the healing ceremony. Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Smudging being held at the healing ceremony. Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Grads at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof celebrates 2021 graduates

NVSS grads got together at Riverside Park on Friday, June 11 in…

Grads at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Singing and drumming was heard in downtown Vanderhoof on Monday, June 14. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Honour Walk held in Vanderhoof

An honour walk was held Monday June 14 in Vanderhoof, remembering the…

Singing and drumming was heard in downtown Vanderhoof on Monday, June 14. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘What the hell happened?’ Asks mother of missing B.C. woman Madison Scott

The 20-year-old’s mom last saw her 10 years ago, she was packing to spend the night camping

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

What the hell happened?’ asks mother of missing woman Madison Scott

Madison (Maddy) Scott’s mother, Dawn Scott, has many questions about her daughter,…

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
Shown is Vanderhoof RCMP’s newest 2020 F-150 police truck fully equipped. This truck is also equipped with an Ecoboost engine which is a greener solution compared to older model police vehicles. The truck is being dedicated to the memory of Const. Michael Buday. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof RCMP honour fallen member on newest truck

Cst. Michael Buday was 27-years-old at the time of his death

Shown is Vanderhoof RCMP’s newest 2020 F-150 police truck fully equipped. This truck is also equipped with an Ecoboost engine which is a greener solution compared to older model police vehicles. The truck is being dedicated to the memory of Const. Michael Buday. (Submitted photo)
Expect delays on Highway 16 West due to a landslide between Hillcrest Way and Lloyd Drive on April 21. (Ken Young/Facebook)

Update: Single lane traffic still in effect due to landslide on Highway 16 West

No further information available around when the Highway will fully reopen

Expect delays on Highway 16 West due to a landslide between Hillcrest Way and Lloyd Drive on April 21. (Ken Young/Facebook)
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Multiple break-and-enters reported to Vanderhoof RCMP

Vanderhoof RCMP provide bi-weekly report to the Express.

Black Press files.
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof district rejects FOI request for business name

Officials will release more information about the restaurant on May 21

District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Michael Rees at his studio on the first floor of the old Burrard Market Square building. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Painter and print-maker showcased at Vanderhoof Street Art Show

Michael Rees uses narrative in a majority of his work

Michael Rees at his studio on the first floor of the old Burrard Market Square building. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Police vest. (Angie Mindus photo)

Vanderhoof police find “heavily modified firearm” disposed in donation bin

Local police provide bi-weekly report to residents

Police vest. (Angie Mindus photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)

Vanderhoof International Airshow being planned differently this year

Airshow will be held on Aug. 14, 2021

Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
In March, Stellat’en First Nation members received their COVID-19 vaccine, amongst other indigenous and non-indigenous communities in the region. Matthew Summerskill, a registered nurse is shown administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Terry Luggi at the Health Centre in Stellat’en on March 12. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

COVID-19: Vaccine appointments open to everyone 18+ in Fort St. James and Fraser Lake

Northern Health provides update on vaccine clinics in the region

In March, Stellat’en First Nation members received their COVID-19 vaccine, amongst other indigenous and non-indigenous communities in the region. Matthew Summerskill, a registered nurse is shown administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Terry Luggi at the Health Centre in Stellat’en on March 12. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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Vanderhoof council gives green light to rainbow crosswalk in the community

“Crosswalk will be a representation of of inclusivity, and love for all”: NVSS Queer Alliance

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