Vanderhoof Express Staff

(Black Press Media file photo)

Open fire prohibition scheduled for July 28 in PG Fire Centre

Category 2 and Category 3 fires prohibited

(Black Press Media file photo)
Margaret Gooding has won $2 million through the BC/49 draw on May 21. (Submitted photo)

Nechako Lakes resident wins $2 million lottery using “meaningful” numbers

Margaret Gooding has been playing with the same numbers for 21 years

Margaret Gooding has won $2 million through the BC/49 draw on May 21. (Submitted photo)
School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)
School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)
Aerial view of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar - Omineca Express)

Air quality advisory issued for Vanderhoof, Houston and Burns Lake

Levels tend to be highest around busy roads and industrial operations

Aerial view of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar - Omineca Express)
Nechako Valley Search and Rescue posted this photo on their Facebook page to show residents how close the tracks are to an open water under current. The Vanderhoof based search and rescue team is asking residents to ice fish on lakes where the risk is easier to manage. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue/Facebook)

Nechako Valley Search and Rescue warns the public about dangers of ice fishing on a river

Nechako Valley Search and Rescue (NVSAR) are reminding the public that ice…

Nechako Valley Search and Rescue posted this photo on their Facebook page to show residents how close the tracks are to an open water under current. The Vanderhoof based search and rescue team is asking residents to ice fish on lakes where the risk is easier to manage. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue/Facebook)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

“Simply hang up”: Vanderhoof RCMP warn residents about an ongoing phone scam

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre can provide information on all scams affecting Canadians

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Police say 35-year-old Jeremy George is wanted Canada-wide after failing to return to his halfway house Monday, Jan. 10 (RCMP handout photo)

Fort Fraser man wanted after not returning to halfway house in Vancouver

Jeremy George is known to frequent Prince George and Burns Lake

Police say 35-year-old Jeremy George is wanted Canada-wide after failing to return to his halfway house Monday, Jan. 10 (RCMP handout photo)
Yellowhead Road & Bridge Ltd. in Vanderhoof was named a community service award recipient at this year’s B.C. Transportation Contractor of the Year Awards of Excellence. (BC Government photo)

Vanderhoof’s Yellowhead Road & Bridge awarded for community service

B.C. recognizes transportation and maintenance contractors

Yellowhead Road & Bridge Ltd. in Vanderhoof was named a community service award recipient at this year’s B.C. Transportation Contractor of the Year Awards of Excellence. (BC Government photo)
Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George will be temporarily curtailing production as a result of significant transportation interruptions being experienced in B.C. (Canfor photo)

Canfor announces production curtailments at 2 pulp mills due to flooding

Temporary product reductions in Prince George and Taylor

Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George will be temporarily curtailing production as a result of significant transportation interruptions being experienced in B.C. (Canfor photo)
Vanderhoof Community Theatre presents PandeMusical Revue. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3 and 4, with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Dec. 4. (Submitted poster)

Vanderhoof Community Theatre presents PandeMusical Revue

Vanderhoof residents will get to watch a new play this week and…

Vanderhoof Community Theatre presents PandeMusical Revue. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3 and 4, with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Dec. 4. (Submitted poster)
The Salvation Army logo

Salvation Army no longer operating Vanderhoof thrift store

Nechako Valley Secondary School taking over management of store

The Salvation Army logo
(Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce/website)

Parade of Lights cancelled in Vanderhoof

Twelve Hours of Christmas will go ahead as planned

(Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce/website)
Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District issues statement after Vanderhoof Mayor given anti-COVID letter at his home

District releases statement on bullying and harassment as a response

Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce said a “Reverse Parade” has been suggested as an alternative by a representative of Northern Health. (Black Press File photo)

Vanderhoof Christmas parade in question, says Chamber

Chamber of Commerce Manager said the event is still under discussion with Northern Health

Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce said a “Reverse Parade” has been suggested as an alternative by a representative of Northern Health. (Black Press File photo)
Vanderhoof’s Megan O’Bee received the Beedie Luminaries scholarship and is encouraging other 12th graders in the community to apply as well. “Students should apply for Beedie Luminaries because it is more than just a scholarship. You don’t need to be the smartest or the best at anything. You only need to be yourself.” (Submitted photo)

Beedie Luminaries scholarship open for Grade 12 students in B.C.

Individual recipients will receive up to $40,000 towards their post-secondary studies

Vanderhoof’s Megan O’Bee received the Beedie Luminaries scholarship and is encouraging other 12th graders in the community to apply as well. “Students should apply for Beedie Luminaries because it is more than just a scholarship. You don’t need to be the smartest or the best at anything. You only need to be yourself.” (Submitted photo)
Over 700 BC Hydro customers in Vanderhoof without power Monday, Nov. 22. (outage map/BC Hydro)

Power outage affecting BC Hydro customers in Vanderhoof

Power is out for over 700 BC Hydro customers in multiple parts…

Over 700 BC Hydro customers in Vanderhoof without power Monday, Nov. 22. (outage map/BC Hydro)
Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.

B.C. Floods: Canfor donates over $100K to support relief efforts

Canfor has donated $125,000 to Canadian Red Cross to support flood relief…

Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.
(Black Press Media files)

Snowfall warning issued for the Stuart-Nechako region

Environment Canada issued alert at 12:28 p.m. on Nov. 19

(Black Press Media files)
Vanderhoof residents will be able to participate in the Parade of Lights this year. (Black Press File photo)
Vanderhoof residents will be able to participate in the Parade of Lights this year. (Black Press File photo)
School District 91 superintendent of schools Manu Madhok will be retiring after the 2021-2022 school year. (File photo)
School District 91 superintendent of schools Manu Madhok will be retiring after the 2021-2022 school year. (File photo)