Vanderhoof

Ken Young said in the past 19 years the Integris Community Foundation has invested over $1-million in the community of Vanderhoof and region. (Aman Parhar photo)

Fundraising campaign put in motion for cardiac ultrasound machine at Vanderhoof hospital

Integris Credit Union donates $50,000 in honour of Rosalie Nichiporuk

 

District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District of Vanderhoof appoints new deputy corporate officer

Former Fort St James District local government intern began role earlier this month

 

The Vanderhoof Fire Department responded to a hayfield fire Tuesday, July 7. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
The Vanderhoof Fire Department responded to a hayfield fire Tuesday, July 7. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
(Wallace Studios photo)

Showing Solidarity Through Art: Residents honour indigenous voices on Canada Day

Art night hosted July 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Riverside Park to show solidarity as a community

  • Jul 6, 2021
(Wallace Studios photo)
Vanderhoof’s pool updated their capacity to 220 people due to change in COVID-19 restrictions. (Ema Peter photo)

Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre struggles to keep cool in early summer heat

It was more than just air conditioners at Vanderhoof homes that could…

Vanderhoof’s pool updated their capacity to 220 people due to change in COVID-19 restrictions. (Ema Peter photo)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
BC Cancer’s mobile mammography unit will be back in Vanderhoof this September. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

BC Cancer mobile mammography unit stops in Vanderhoof and area

Service to continue visiting rural, remote and Indigenous communities across Northern B.C.

BC Cancer’s mobile mammography unit will be back in Vanderhoof this September. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The South Interior was incredibly dry in May, whereas areas around Prince George, Vanderhoof, Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat and Prince Rupert measured normal to above-normal precipitation, said the BC River Forecast Centre. (Photo submitted)
The South Interior was incredibly dry in May, whereas areas around Prince George, Vanderhoof, Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat and Prince Rupert measured normal to above-normal precipitation, said the BC River Forecast Centre. (Photo submitted)
W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent their Thursday morning remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Aman Parhar photo)
W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent their Thursday morning remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Aman Parhar photo)
Megan O’Bee of Vanderhoof is thrilled after being awarded a Beedie Luminaries scholarship of up to $40,000. She will be attending UNBC and hopes to become a clinical psychologist. (Leanne O’Bee photo)

Nechako Valley Secondary grad wins $40,000 Beedie Luminaries scholarship

Vanderhoof student receives financial support for post-secondary studies

Megan O’Bee of Vanderhoof is thrilled after being awarded a Beedie Luminaries scholarship of up to $40,000. She will be attending UNBC and hopes to become a clinical psychologist. (Leanne O’Bee photo)
Philip Timothy Mbayoh is the new manager of the Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce. (Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce Facebook photo)
Philip Timothy Mbayoh is the new manager of the Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce. (Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce Facebook photo)
Vanderhoof RCMP conducted check stops in partnership with B.C. Highway Patrol. (Vanderhoof RCMP photo)
Vanderhoof RCMP conducted check stops in partnership with B.C. Highway Patrol. (Vanderhoof RCMP photo)
People had a chance to interact with different animals at the petting zoo, participate in mutton busting, and buy everything local during the Fall Fair held in 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

55th Fall Fair in Vanderhoof cancelled

Alternative events eyed once again

People had a chance to interact with different animals at the petting zoo, participate in mutton busting, and buy everything local during the Fall Fair held in 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
The Central Interior Hockey League could have eight teams playing this fall. (Nechako North Stars Senior AA)
The Central Interior Hockey League could have eight teams playing this fall. (Nechako North Stars Senior AA)
Grads at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof celebrates 2021 graduates

NVSS grads got together at Riverside Park on Friday, June 11 in…

Grads at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a suspicious fire at the southeast corner of the OK Café in Vanderhoof Friday, June 11. The historic building is 101-years-old. (BC RCMP photo)

OK Café in Vanderhoof alright after suspicious fire

Damage kept to a minimum by firefighters

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a suspicious fire at the southeast corner of the OK Café in Vanderhoof Friday, June 11. The historic building is 101-years-old. (BC RCMP photo)
Nechako Valley Search and Rescue search manager Chris Mushumanski (left) and president Christopher Walker recently accepted a $1,200 cheque from Vanderhoof Community Foundation president Kathie LaForge. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook)
Nechako Valley Search and Rescue search manager Chris Mushumanski (left) and president Christopher Walker recently accepted a $1,200 cheque from Vanderhoof Community Foundation president Kathie LaForge. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook)
Steve McAdam (left) is studying substrate conditions in the Nechako River and how they impact sturgeon eggs. The work will help design habitat restoration measures, said McAdam. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Sturgeon egg studies to help inform future habitat restoration

“It’s an interesting, challenging issue,” says Steve McAdam

Steve McAdam (left) is studying substrate conditions in the Nechako River and how they impact sturgeon eggs. The work will help design habitat restoration measures, said McAdam. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)