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Rapid Response Team deployment in Fort St. James ended Dec. 16. The team can be deployed at any time as the need warrants to communities across B.C. (BC EHS/ Twitter)

COVID-19 paramedic task force leaves Fort St. James; B.C. to send an extra ambulance

Vancouver based, highly trained BC EHS Rapid Response Team end deployment in the community

Rapid Response Team deployment in Fort St. James ended Dec. 16. The team can be deployed at any time as the need warrants to communities across B.C. (BC EHS/ Twitter)
Vanderhoof council in a new format. All elected officials are divided by a sneeze guard.(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Council meetings will be videotaped: Mayor

Vanderhoof council chambers are closed to the public again.

Vanderhoof council in a new format. All elected officials are divided by a sneeze guard.(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
BID Group has announced a big investment at its Vanderhoof operations. (BID Group logo)

BID Group invests $3.5 million to modernize their Vanderhoof operations

Upgraded preparation centre will allow company to standardize and improve manufacturing performance

BID Group has announced a big investment at its Vanderhoof operations. (BID Group logo)
Halle Krawczyk is fighting a rare form of cancer called Chordoma. (Hunting Auction for Haile/Facebook)

Community unites to raise money for 12-year-old fighting cancer

A hunting auction Facebook group along with a GoFundMe page has been set up

Halle Krawczyk is fighting a rare form of cancer called Chordoma. (Hunting Auction for Haile/Facebook)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure at The Key, weather shelter announced in Fort St. James

Northern Health made the public service announcement Dec. 1

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Annerose Georgeson in the process of painting a mural at the Stuart Nechako Manor in July. While she was working on the mural, a nurse and a senior living at the Manor were enjoying the live painting. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof artist completes mural at the Manor

A Vanderhoof artist has finished her mural at a local long-term care…

Annerose Georgeson in the process of painting a mural at the Stuart Nechako Manor in July. While she was working on the mural, a nurse and a senior living at the Manor were enjoying the live painting. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Second COVID-19 exposure incident confirmed at Fort St. James Secondary

First exposure incident at the high school was announced Nov.26

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
MLA John Rustad with Kate Ryan-Lloyd, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during his swearing-in ceremony. (Submitted photo)

John Rustad officially sworn-in as MLA in virtual ceremony

Official swearing-in took place Friday, Nov.27

MLA John Rustad with Kate Ryan-Lloyd, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during his swearing-in ceremony. (Submitted photo)
Snowfall warning issued for Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and surrounding communities.

Snowfall warning issued for B.C.’s Interior

Between 10 - 15 cms of snow expected in the Prince George, Stuart - Nechako region

Snowfall warning issued for Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and surrounding communities.
Fort St. James Secondary School announced a confirmed incident of COVID-19 exposure at the school. (Black Press file photo)

COVID-19 exposure confirmed at Fort St. James Secondary School

Northern Health will be following up directly with anyone who is identified as a close contact

Fort St. James Secondary School announced a confirmed incident of COVID-19 exposure at the school. (Black Press file photo)
New directional signs were installed across Vanderhoof earlier this year. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Chamber presents list of priorities to District

Briefs from Nov. 23 public meeting of council

New directional signs were installed across Vanderhoof earlier this year. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Sasha Striegler Iannone holding the sign that says LGBTQ2S+ for Black Lives Matter, during a protest held in Vanderhoof this year. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

LGBTQ2S+ residents reach out to Mayor for conversation around recognition and inclusivity

Local leaders have shown “firm support” for marker of LGBTQ2S+ solidarity, resident says.

Sasha Striegler Iannone holding the sign that says LGBTQ2S+ for Black Lives Matter, during a protest held in Vanderhoof this year. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 at Noon-La Rd near Vanderhoof Tuesday, Nov. 10. (DriveBC map)
A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 at Noon-La Rd near Vanderhoof Tuesday, Nov. 10. (DriveBC map)
(BLACK PRESS file photo)

Northern B.C. sees it’s first all-girls hockey league

The Female ‘A’ North Zone partnership consists of Prince George, Williams Lake, North East and the North West District.

(BLACK PRESS file photo)
B.C. doctors encourage patients to reach out for telephone or online care during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)

How was your virtual care experience through the Omineca Medical Clinic?

The clinic has an online survey for patients in the region

B.C. doctors encourage patients to reach out for telephone or online care during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)
John Rustad poses for a photograph infront of St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof after he made the announcement of investing in Hospitals in the area. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Rustad announces St. John Hospital upgrade if BC Liberals are elected

The incumbent BC Liberals MLA for Nechako Lakes made the announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

John Rustad poses for a photograph infront of St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof after he made the announcement of investing in Hospitals in the area. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Blackwater Gold Mine. (File photo)

Artemis Gold plans phased approach for Blackwater Project

Artemis Gold will directly employ up to 580 people during the initial construction period

Blackwater Gold Mine. (File photo)
Scott Stevens, left, with Robert Askeland at Rich’s Saw Sales. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Rich’s Saw Sales: Multi-faceted store specializing in light industrial, home and garden

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Scott Stevens, left, with Robert Askeland at Rich’s Saw Sales. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Richard Wruth, owner of California Dreamin’. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

California Dreamin’: One-stop-shop for all your clothing needs

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Richard Wruth, owner of California Dreamin’. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Pictured- Mayson Williams, Michael Williams, Josie Williams, Tyreed Schumann, Alison Eggleton, Abby Doiron, Jason Schumann, Charity Schumann, Annabelle Lyons, Carlina and Daniel Lyons. (Submitted photo)

Daniel Lyons Law Corp: Your local, community legal counsel

As a part of small business week, the Express is featuring local Vanderhoof businesses

Pictured- Mayson Williams, Michael Williams, Josie Williams, Tyreed Schumann, Alison Eggleton, Abby Doiron, Jason Schumann, Charity Schumann, Annabelle Lyons, Carlina and Daniel Lyons. (Submitted photo)