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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.

WL Mcleod Elementary school presented Dear Edwina Jr. in 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Alice in Wonderland Jr. coming to Vanderhoof this March

W.L. McLeod Elementary presents its 12th production

Emily Hobson, director of The Honey Beams. (Submitted photo)

New choir group for young children in Vanderhoof

The Honey Beams director Emily Hobson says collaborations from the community made her dream possible

Emily Hobson, director of The Honey Beams. (Submitted photo)
Frozen 2 Jr by the Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre production Frozen Jr.

The theatre group performed exceptionally well with the use of new props on stage for the first time

Frozen 2 Jr by the Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre back with Frozen Jr.

The theatre group is performing eight public shows starting Jan. 29

(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
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Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Come join the community this year at the Halloween Pumpkin Walk

Come join the community this year at the Halloween Pumpkin Walk

The 20th Annual Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce event will be held on Oct. 31 at Riverside Park

  • Oct 17, 2019
Come join the community this year at the Halloween Pumpkin Walk
Aluminium smelter tours start again this week
Aluminium smelter tours start again this week
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre performing during the event held Jan. 30 at Nechako Valley Secondary School. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Theatre has helped kids become more confident: Parent

Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre celebrating 20 years of performances

Vanderhoof Children’s Theatre performing during the event held Jan. 30 at Nechako Valley Secondary School. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo

BC’s history with railways in new book

Iron Road West contains 500 historical illustrations and a story about the Northwest’s armoured train

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
Photo Credit: Gunter Kihpard / Area28.de
A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Disney production filming at Government House on Vancouver Island

Made-for-TV movie will feature the inside of the Victoria mansion

A Disney production is underway at Government House. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour

Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour

Mark Perry is travelling the province to celebrate the release of his new album, Right Here.

  • Mar 8, 2018
Mark Perry’s 11th album release tour
Willy Wonka Jr. 10th Anniversary

Willy Wonka Jr. 10th Anniversary

Willy Wonka Jr. actors rehearsing two weeks before opening night March 8.

Willy Wonka Jr. 10th Anniversary
Signs saying “Closed. Do not enter” and bright orange hoarding closing off the site of extensive flooding at St. John Hospital from a breached hot water heater on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018. Photos Fiona Maureen

St. John Hospital services impacted by flooding

Hot water heater breach closes operating and delivery rooms

Signs saying “Closed. Do not enter” and bright orange hoarding closing off the site of extensive flooding at St. John Hospital from a breached hot water heater on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018. Photos Fiona Maureen
Out& About with Shawn Pyy

Out& About with Shawn Pyy

House Concert series with Rick Fines and Rick Romain

Out& About with Shawn Pyy
Cello soloists Rebecka Ens and Kian Draper who played the Vivaldi Cello concerto in G minor for two cellos and                                orchestra. Photo Fiona Maureen

Behind-the-scenes with the Northern Orchestra

Cello soloists Kian Draper and Rebecka Ens share a joie de vivre and a remarkable affinity for music

Cello soloists Rebecka Ens and Kian Draper who played the Vivaldi Cello concerto in G minor for two cellos and                                orchestra. Photo Fiona Maureen
Photo Fiona Maureen                                Senior band members, NVSS students in grades 8 - 12, standing with Music Director, Mr. Russel Larden and NKDF Director, Mr. Wayne Salewski and the cheque for $15,000 from NKDF. They have a handful of new instruments and equipment purchased so far.

New instruments music to our ears!

Nechako Valley Secondary School Band purchases new instruments with the help of grants

Photo Fiona Maureen                                Senior band members, NVSS students in grades 8 - 12, standing with Music Director, Mr. Russel Larden and NKDF Director, Mr. Wayne Salewski and the cheque for $15,000 from NKDF. They have a handful of new instruments and equipment purchased so far.