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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)
Megan Young with her daughter Alice in front of the tiny new public library in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

New community library aims to foster positive community feelings

Vanderhoof resident has set up a little library in front of her property at the end of Lebler Road.

Megan Young with her daughter Alice in front of the tiny new public library in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Coun. Brian Frenkel. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof politician running for president of UBCM

Brian Frenkel, municipal councillor, was the first Vice-President for the Union of BC Municipalities in 2019.

Coun. Brian Frenkel. (Submitted photo)
Bethany Giesbrecht on her dining table, which she uses as her work space for a lot of her paintings. (Submitted photo)

“Nature defines my art”: Bethany Giesbrecht, painter

This story is part of a weekly series showcasing artists in the region

Bethany Giesbrecht on her dining table, which she uses as her work space for a lot of her paintings. (Submitted photo)
Phil Turgeon. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoofian nominated for the Premier’s Awards

Phil Turgeon has been nominated by the Ministry of Children and Family Development under the Leadership category.

Phil Turgeon. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Jessica Raymond and Sasha Mortensen. (GoFundMe photo)

‘GoFundMe’ page created for Vanderhoof women who were in a brutal accident last month

Sasha Mortensen and Jessica Raymond were hit by a pick-up truck July 29, while in an embrace on Keith Road next to Plateau Mill.

Jessica Raymond and Sasha Mortensen. (GoFundMe photo)
Vanderhoof residents have received multiple calls from an unknown person who identifies as law enforcement or an officer for the Canada Revenue Agency. Local police are asking residents to not provide any personal data and to “simply hang up the phone”. (Westerly file photo)

Vanderhoof sees a surge of scam callers

Residents have received multiple unknown phone calls from a person claiming to be a representative of the CRA or law enforcement, local mounties said.

Vanderhoof residents have received multiple calls from an unknown person who identifies as law enforcement or an officer for the Canada Revenue Agency. Local police are asking residents to not provide any personal data and to “simply hang up the phone”. (Westerly file photo)
The sign of smoke indicating a fire in B.C. this summer has so far been a surprisingly rare occurrence due to the precipitation and cooler temperatures in May through July so far this year. But things are expected to heat up for the rest of July and into August. (BC Wildfire/Facebook photo)

Smoke seen over northern B.C. from wildfires in the U.S. and Siberia

Smoke was seen over Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Prince George on Friday, July 31.

The sign of smoke indicating a fire in B.C. this summer has so far been a surprisingly rare occurrence due to the precipitation and cooler temperatures in May through July so far this year. But things are expected to heat up for the rest of July and into August. (BC Wildfire/Facebook photo)
Police vest. (Angie Mindus photo)

Vanderhoof RCMP urging residents to follow speed limits in the district

Staff Sgt. Laurie Clarkson said the detachment has received multiple calls for speeding

Police vest. (Angie Mindus photo)
A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)

Northern B.C. SAR groups ‘rope rescue’ hiker near Fort Fraser

Volunteers from both Vanderhoof and Prince George helped in the rescue.

A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)