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This aerial photo of a wildfire burning approximately 60 kilometres south of Vanderhoof near Chilako was captured by BC Wildfire Service on July 2, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Burn operations remove fuel near Chilako fire

Control lines established, says Prince George Fire Centre

 

Burns Lake water levels before and after the Weir. (UFFCA website/Lakes District News)

Passive weir could be constructed on Endako river

Rise in water levels could be a potential concern

 

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘What the hell happened?’ Asks mother of missing B.C. woman Madison Scott

The 20-year-old’s mom last saw her 10 years ago, she was packing to spend the night camping

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

What the hell happened?’ asks mother of missing woman Madison Scott

Madison (Maddy) Scott’s mother, Dawn Scott, has many questions about her daughter,…

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Nechako River. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

So far so good, but officials keeping tabs on Nechako River streamflow

Vanderhoof Mayor said typically if there is flooding, it occurs toward the end of May and early June

Nechako River. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
“The process is moving forward and I am really happy about that,” said Cheslatta Carrier Nation chief Corinna Leween. (BC Natural Resources Forum photo/Lakes District News)
“The process is moving forward and I am really happy about that,” said Cheslatta Carrier Nation chief Corinna Leween. (BC Natural Resources Forum photo/Lakes District News)
Black Press files.

Multiple break-and-enters reported to Vanderhoof RCMP

Vanderhoof RCMP provide bi-weekly report to the Express.

Black Press files.
Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof council discuss requests from NWRI, airport, BC Wildfire

District of Vanderhoof held their regular public meeting of council on April…

Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)

5 Must-see tourist attractions in Northern British Columbia

1. Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark In the summer of 2000, two Tumbler…

  • Apr 11, 2021
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)
Michael Rees at his studio on the first floor of the old Burrard Market Square building. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Painter and print-maker showcased at Vanderhoof Street Art Show

Michael Rees uses narrative in a majority of his work

Michael Rees at his studio on the first floor of the old Burrard Market Square building. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
In March, Stellat’en First Nation members received their COVID-19 vaccine, amongst other indigenous and non-indigenous communities in the region. Matthew Summerskill, a registered nurse is shown administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Terry Luggi at the Health Centre in Stellat’en on March 12. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

COVID-19: Vaccine appointments open to everyone 18+ in Fort St. James and Fraser Lake

Northern Health provides update on vaccine clinics in the region

In March, Stellat’en First Nation members received their COVID-19 vaccine, amongst other indigenous and non-indigenous communities in the region. Matthew Summerskill, a registered nurse is shown administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Terry Luggi at the Health Centre in Stellat’en on March 12. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
(Photo - College of New Caledonia)

CNC reveals plan to make changes to their faculty

Number will be based on the anticipated student demand in the upcoming academic year

(Photo - College of New Caledonia)
(Black Press files)

Vanderhoof council gives green light to rainbow crosswalk in the community

“Crosswalk will be a representation of of inclusivity, and love for all”: NVSS Queer Alliance

(Black Press files)
Vanderhoof Department Store is inviting people to join the fiesta. (L to R- Kennesea Wiebe, Allana Reid, Tineke Inden and Janet Bangs) Sarabjit Kaur/Omineca Express
Vanderhoof Department Store is inviting people to join the fiesta. (L to R- Kennesea Wiebe, Allana Reid, Tineke Inden and Janet Bangs) Sarabjit Kaur/Omineca Express
The Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network is a multi-faceted, province-wide approach for challenging racism. (Government of B.C./website)

Eliminating Racial Discrimination is 2021’s Biggest Challenge

Submitted by Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network Hub Sunday March 21st, marks the…

  • Mar 21, 2021
The Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network is a multi-faceted, province-wide approach for challenging racism. (Government of B.C./website)
World Sleep Day. (World Sleep Society/Facebook)

World Sleep Day: Good sleep means good health, says northern B.C. counsellor

Skomorowski advises people to treat sleep as it is something sacred

World Sleep Day. (World Sleep Society/Facebook)
Stuart Lake Hospital. (Northern Health photo)

Stuart Lake Hospital in Fort St. James moves into design phase

Announcement was made by the Ministry of Health on March 19

Stuart Lake Hospital. (Northern Health photo)