Aman Parhar

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.

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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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District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Ella Boon. (Submitted)

Kraft Hockeyville: Northern Capitals’ players from Vanderhoof share their experiences

With the top 4 announcement for Kraft Hockeville coming up on March…

Ella Boon. (Submitted)
Aerial shot of Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/ Omineca Express)

Various housing initiatives underway in Vanderhoof

Two different groups lobbying for different housing opportunities in the community

Aerial shot of Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/ Omineca Express)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Vanderhoof RCMP provide weekly update

Local police report 35 prisoners in one-week period

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
2657 Church Avenue is the location of the new building for seniors looking for affordable housing, and those who require on-site dementia care. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

New building under construction in Vanderhoof is first of its kind in B.C.

Project will provide affordable housing for seniors along with services for dementia care support

2657 Church Avenue is the location of the new building for seniors looking for affordable housing, and those who require on-site dementia care. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Nechako River, as captured in Oct, 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

RDBN calls on Canada, B.C. and Rio Tinto to restore the natural flow of the Nechako River

Regional district shares concerns over the Water Engagement Initiative organized by Rio Tinto

Nechako River, as captured in Oct, 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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NVSS Queer Alliance group in Vanderhoof launch “Share the Love” campaign

Sense of community, empowerment and positivity are the visions of the NVSS group

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(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo

Vanderhoof Mayor wants to find long term solution for homelessness

Building a shelter is a band-aid solution, he said.

Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo