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William Leonard Price is still missing from Fort St. James and was last seen on Aug. 29. (BC RCMP photo)

Criminality involved in Fort St. James man’s disappearance: BC RCMP

William Leonard Price was last seen on Aug. 29.

William Leonard Price is still missing from Fort St. James and was last seen on Aug. 29. (BC RCMP photo)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)                                District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District of Vanderhoof releases their September updater

Vanderhoof pool re-opening, Grant-in-Aid and more covered in the September edition.

District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)                                District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Macramé made by Kate Werstuik. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Featured artist of the week – Kate Werstuik

Werstuik enjoys the art of macramé

Macramé made by Kate Werstuik. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Courtesy Coach being provided to LNG workers living in camp in Vanderhoof. The idea is to give the business community an economic boost. (Submitted photoO)

Local business starts bus service for LNG workers in Vanderhoof to boost the economy

The Community Event Center run by Jon and Lana Olson are starting a “courtesy coach” for camp workers.

Courtesy Coach being provided to LNG workers living in camp in Vanderhoof. The idea is to give the business community an economic boost. (Submitted photoO)
Ken Young - Nechako Valley Secondary School Principal. (Submitted photo)

Welcome back Vikings!

NVSS principal writes letter to parents in Vanderhoof

Ken Young - Nechako Valley Secondary School Principal. (Submitted photo)
Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)

Artemis Gold completes acquistion of Blackwater Gold project

Mayor Gerry Thiessen says he is looking forward to meet Artemis Gold officials in-person.

Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)
Vanderhoof conservationist questioning the nature of Rio Tinto’s temperature management program

Vanderhoof conservationist questioning the nature of Rio Tinto’s temperature management program

Only 50 percent of salmon are in the Nechako for this time of the year.

Vanderhoof conservationist questioning the nature of Rio Tinto’s temperature management program
This wall has illustrations from Magdalena’s new project. A lot of her work that she normally does is up on the walls at the Visitor’s Centre. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
This wall has illustrations from Magdalena’s new project. A lot of her work that she normally does is up on the walls at the Visitor’s Centre. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BCEHS responded to six overdose calls in Vanderhoof this year

In July, paramedics were called to 2706 overdose calls across B.C.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Public fuel system acquired by the Vanderhoof Flying Club. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof Flying Club has acquired a public aviation fuel system

Northern Development Initiative Trust and Nechako-Kitamaat Development Society contributed towards the purchase.

Public fuel system acquired by the Vanderhoof Flying Club. (Submitted photo)
(Photo by Heather Crozier/Facebook)

New dog park in Vanderhoof

The park is located behind the Museum in the district.

(Photo by Heather Crozier/Facebook)
Sally Makin at the Crohns and Colitis Canada virtual walk in Vanderhoof held Aug. 23. (Submitted photo)

Community builder – Sally Makin

For the month of August, the Express reached out to Sally Makin,…

Sally Makin at the Crohns and Colitis Canada virtual walk in Vanderhoof held Aug. 23. (Submitted photo)
Gladys Michell. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Gladys Michell. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Aircraft take off from Vanderhoof’s municipal airport. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Vanderhoof’s airshow society hosts successful regional event

Even though Vanderhoof’s International Airshow Society couldn’t host their show this year,…

Aircraft take off from Vanderhoof’s municipal airport. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Henry Moon is the Preschool division winner of the 2020 “Fall Fair” Exhibit Challenge held Aug. 4 to Aug. 15. (Submitted photo)

2020 Fall Fair challenge awards local artisans

To keep the spirit of the Fall Fair alive this year, as…

Henry Moon is the Preschool division winner of the 2020 “Fall Fair” Exhibit Challenge held Aug. 4 to Aug. 15. (Submitted photo)
Karen Cruise. (Submitted photo)

“I can’t remember a time when I didn’t sing”: Karen Cruise

Vanderhoof musician is the featured artist of the week.

Karen Cruise. (Submitted photo)
Vanderhoof council chambers. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District spent $25K upgrading council chambers to meet pandemic guidelines

No information was provided by the CAO in regard to whether the municipality will broadcast their meetings via audio or video as a result of this upgrade.

Vanderhoof council chambers. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Power outage in Vanderhoof affecting almost 5000 people across the district. (BCHydro photo)

Update: Accident on Highway 16 causes power outage in Vanderhoof

397 customers still without electricity as of 4:25 p.m. on Aug 13.

Power outage in Vanderhoof affecting almost 5000 people across the district. (BCHydro photo)
Vanderhoof International Airshow Society have announced their route for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020. (Vanderhoof International Airshow Society Facebook photo)

Route announced for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020

Aircraft will be departing from the Vanderhoof Municipal Airport at 12 p.m. on Aug. 15

Vanderhoof International Airshow Society have announced their route for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020. (Vanderhoof International Airshow Society Facebook photo)
MMIWG awareness walk began at Kwah Hall and participants walked through the district while singing and drumming. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

“Let’s break the silence because we can”

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s awareness walk held Saturday in Fort St. James

MMIWG awareness walk began at Kwah Hall and participants walked through the district while singing and drumming. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)