Vanderhoof Express Staff

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)
People who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, B.C., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Four Rivers Co-op expects “minimal” impact to food and fuel supply amid B.C. floods

Co-operative said they received a lot of inquiries regarding supplies

People who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, B.C., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Motorist killed in head-on collision east of Fraser Lake

RCMP respond to two-vehicle crash Tuesday, Nov. 16

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Troy Albinet is $500,000 richer after his Lotto Max ticket matched all four Extra numbers in a draw on Oct. 1. (BCLC photo)

Fraser Lake man cashes in $500,000 Lotto Max win

Troy Albinet excited to purchase first home

Troy Albinet is $500,000 richer after his Lotto Max ticket matched all four Extra numbers in a draw on Oct. 1. (BCLC photo)
(Photo: CN image)

Railway crossings in Vanderhoof will be closed for 6 hours today

Recreation Avenue will have to be used to access Vanderhoof’s downtown

(Photo: CN image)
Richard and Rashelle Martens presenting Ruth McIntosh from the St. John Hospital Auxiliary with a $5,498 cheque on Oct. 29 from the Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign held in September every year. (Photo submitted by Ruth McIntosh)

Vanderhoof Tim Horton’s campaign raises over $5K for hospital auxiliary

Tim Horton’s in Vanderhoof has donated money to St. John Hospital Auxiliary.…

Richard and Rashelle Martens presenting Ruth McIntosh from the St. John Hospital Auxiliary with a $5,498 cheque on Oct. 29 from the Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign held in September every year. (Photo submitted by Ruth McIntosh)