Cameron Ginn

Falling moose population still being researched

Moose densities in the southern Omineca region around Prince George have declined by 50 per cent since 2005.

Town to signs community garden agreement this week

A coalition between the town, School District 91 and area environmental organizations are developing a new community garden in Vanderhoof.

Town to hire full-time CAO

The District of Vanderhoof is hiring a full-time chief administrative officer (CAO).

RCMP investigate suspicious death

Destiny Rae Tom, 21, was found dead on Nautley First Nations reserve near Fort Fraser on Saturday, March 23.

Ministry offers land to Vanderhoof for community forest

The Minister of Forests offered Vanderhoof on March 1 up to 45,000 cubic metres per year for a community forest.

House fire displaces family

The Snell family home, located just beyond the district’s fire protection zone, sustained extensive damage from a fire on March 8.

Cluculz Lake hires lawyer to appeal pool referendum results

Residents in Cluculz Lake have hired a lawyer to appeal the results of the pool referendum in Area F.

Driver flees scene of crash

A driver fled the scene of a crash in Vanderhoof on March 10 that sent three passengers to hospital.

NVSS wrestlers to attend National Championship in Saskatoon

Two students from Nechako Valley Secondary School are attending the Canadian Wrestling Championships in Saskatoon on April 4.

Preventing cancer, one colonoscopy at a time

Dr. Sean Ebert of the Omineca Medical Clinic holds group appointments to fast track colorectal cancer screenings.

Province honors family for 100 years of ranching

The Poole family has received a B.C. Century Farm Award from the Ministry of Agriculture for 100 years of ranching.

Vanderhoof RCMP looks to bolster community policing

Amid budget constraints and ahead of growth, Vanderhoof RCMP looks to bolster community policing.

Judge orders convict to denounce marijuana grow ops in letter to Omineca Express

A Chinese immigrant has been ordered to publicly apologize after being convicted in a marijuana growing operation in Vanderhoof.

L&M Lumber leads world with new energy system

The L&M Lumber mill has finished installing a cogeneration unit to convert waste heat into energy and additional revenue.

Council renews plea for endangered Nechako white sturgeon

Town council has again emphasized the importance of a Nechako white sturgeon recovery centre to the species' survival.

Challenges surface after pool referendum

The $4-million loan-authorization bylaw approved at the Feb. 16 pool referendum won't be accepted by town council until early next month.

Historic turnout recorded at Vanderhoof by-election

Electors surpassed the municipality's expectations on Feb. 16, when a record number of people participated in the Vanderhoof by-election.

Wary of costs, Vanderhoof girl foregoes national pageant after provincial win

NVSS student opts not to attend Miss Teen Canada in Toronto after winning the provincial pageant in February.

RCMP praised, questioned on community policing strategies

Town and RCMP officials held a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, to discuss public safety issues and strategies in community policing.

Hobson Museum to close its doors

After only 17 months, the Hobson History Museum in vanderhoof faces closure due to a lack of funds and shortage of admissions.