Vanderhoof Express Staff

Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Seeking a positive solution on public access to Tachick Lake

There has been over 50 years of public access for outdoor users utilizing Tachick Lake Resort

Letters to the Editor
The Vanderhoof RCMP detachment serves Vanderhoof, Cluculz Lake, Stoney Creek and Bulkley-Nechako Regional District Electoral Area F. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Vanderhoof RCMP seize weapons and suspected drugs from vehicle

Local detachment provides bi-weekly report

The Vanderhoof RCMP detachment serves Vanderhoof, Cluculz Lake, Stoney Creek and Bulkley-Nechako Regional District Electoral Area F. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
A 39-year-old woman last seen leaving Fort St. John Hospital is no longer missing. (Black Press file photo)
A 39-year-old woman last seen leaving Fort St. John Hospital is no longer missing. (Black Press file photo)
Students returned to College of New Caledonia’s campuses for a new semester Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)

New semester underway at College of New Caledonia campuses

Physical distancing, daily health checks amid greater face-to-face learning encouraged

Students returned to College of New Caledonia’s campuses for a new semester Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)
Open burning (File photo)
Open burning (File photo)
Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)

Vanderhoof man charged in 2020 Houston homicide

Devin Joseph facing manslaughter charges for the death of Pietro Adamo

Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)
61 percent of the eligible population in Vanderhoof have taken the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Black Press files)

Highly contagious Delta variant hits Saik’uz First Nation

First Nation community now closed to the public

61 percent of the eligible population in Vanderhoof have taken the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Black Press files)
Dignitaries gathered outside the College of New Caledonia’s new campus in Vanderhoof on Thursday, August 26. (Aman Parhar photo)

New CNC campus officially opens in Vanderhoof

Ribbon cutting ceremony held Aug. 26

Dignitaries gathered outside the College of New Caledonia’s new campus in Vanderhoof on Thursday, August 26. (Aman Parhar photo)
An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)

Canfor to operate B.C. sawmills at 80 per cent of production capacity

Reduced operating schedules to start week of Aug. 30 due to challenging market conditions

An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)
L to R: Cindy Daly, Leanne Hewlett and Sally Makin at Golf Fore the Cure fundraiser held at the Omineca Golf and Country Club in Vanderhoof. Daly and Hewlett assisted Makin with organizing the fundraiser. (Submitted by Lory Derksen)

Golf Fore the Cure raises over $4K for Oncology unit in Vanderhoof

A record number of golfers participated in the annual Golf Fore the…

L to R: Cindy Daly, Leanne Hewlett and Sally Makin at Golf Fore the Cure fundraiser held at the Omineca Golf and Country Club in Vanderhoof. Daly and Hewlett assisted Makin with organizing the fundraiser. (Submitted by Lory Derksen)
Photo: (L to R) Flight Corporal Hannah Kalyn, Commander Stephan Gresmak, Corporal Gabriel Kalyn, Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Miller at the Connaught Youth Centre on 13 Aug 2021, where the cadets were presented with Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Commendations. (Photo by 2Lt Anita Wlasitz)

Vanderhoof cadets receive national commendation

Flight Corporal Hannah Kalyn and Corporal Gabriel Kalyn recognized for assisting in fires

Photo: (L to R) Flight Corporal Hannah Kalyn, Commander Stephan Gresmak, Corporal Gabriel Kalyn, Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Miller at the Connaught Youth Centre on 13 Aug 2021, where the cadets were presented with Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Commendations. (Photo by 2Lt Anita Wlasitz)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Vanderhoof police look for woman seen with a weapon on Riverview Drive

Suspected stolen weapon located at small camp near river: RCMP

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was rescinded Tuesday, August 10. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was rescinded Tuesday, August 10. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council logo.

New regional Dakelh language app available for android users

Language app builds sense of identity for Carrier Sekani First Nations

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council logo.
Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)

Fraser Lake man wins cool million

Jordaine Weber scores $1 million Maxmillion prize

Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was issued 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)

Preparation urged after evacuation alert issued for Cutoff Creek wildfire

Lightning caused fire estimated at 22,064 hectares

An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was issued 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Campfire ban lifted throughout Prince George, Northwest Fire Centres

Category 2 and Category 3 fires still prohibited

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
An area order restriction for the vicinity of the Grizzly Lake wildfire is in effect. (BC Wildfire Service image)
An area order restriction for the vicinity of the Grizzly Lake wildfire is in effect. (BC Wildfire Service image)
The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) rescinded an evacuation order and alert for the Grizzly Lake fire Friday, July 23. (RDBN photo)

Evacuation alert, order rescinded for Grizzly Lake wildfire

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako gives the all-clear

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) rescinded an evacuation order and alert for the Grizzly Lake fire Friday, July 23. (RDBN photo)