Vanderhoof

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Single vehicle rollover on Highway 16 claims life of young woman, seriously injures another

The single vehicle incident occurred at Highway 16 and Hillcrest Way

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Vanderhoof council chambers. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District spent $25K upgrading council chambers to meet pandemic guidelines

No information was provided by the CAO in regard to whether the municipality will broadcast their meetings via audio or video as a result of this upgrade.

Vanderhoof council chambers. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Vanderhoof International Airshow Society have announced their route for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020. (Vanderhoof International Airshow Society Facebook photo)

Route announced for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020

Aircraft will be departing from the Vanderhoof Municipal Airport at 12 p.m. on Aug. 15

Vanderhoof International Airshow Society have announced their route for the Great Regional Air Hug of 2020. (Vanderhoof International Airshow Society Facebook photo)
Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Public, media blocked from Vanderhoof council meetings for months

Other councils in region use video conferencing, as government says cities required to follow transparency rules.

Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Water recovery team stands down search for missing man in Stellako River

Jason Bouchard was in a boat with a friend that overturned in the river May 16

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
The sprawling Nechako River, which in the local Dakelh (Carrier) First Nation’s language means Big River. (Black Press Media file photo)                                A study of the Nechako River Basin will help to determine what needs to be done to address climate change and other issues. (photo.Black Press)

Big River Country: The finest freshwater fishing in Canada

This massive wilderness area focuses on the area’s great rivers and wetlands

The sprawling Nechako River, which in the local Dakelh (Carrier) First Nation’s language means Big River. (Black Press Media file photo)                                A study of the Nechako River Basin will help to determine what needs to be done to address climate change and other issues. (photo.Black Press)
Discover Vanderhoof, BC

Discover Vanderhoof, BC

Outdoor recreation opportunities await in this historic region

  • May 7, 2020
Discover Vanderhoof, BC
Healthy juvenile Nechako White Sturgeon at the hatchery in Vanderhoof. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo/Black Press Media files)

Nechako River: This endangered species is 175 million years old and needs your help

Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre is vital to sturgeon survival

Healthy juvenile Nechako White Sturgeon at the hatchery in Vanderhoof. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo/Black Press Media files)
The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre are housed in beautifully restored buildings from the early 1900s. (Colin Macgillivray/Black Press Media file photo)

Vanderhoof: You’ll take a step back in time in this lovingly restored building

The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre reflect the area’s rich history

The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre are housed in beautifully restored buildings from the early 1900s. (Colin Macgillivray/Black Press Media file photo)
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NKDF investment area. (File)

NKDF announces funding for Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and Burns Lake

The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society is providing funding to six projects within the three communities.

NKDF investment area. (File)
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Swans and geese on Vanderhoof’s Nechako River in April, 2019. (Aman Parhar photo)

Vanderhoof will not see any tax increase this year due to COVID-19

The decision was made as a result of the economic impacts of the pandemic on residents and businesses.

Swans and geese on Vanderhoof’s Nechako River in April, 2019. (Aman Parhar photo)
Sinkut river, down Blackwater Road in Vanderhoof on March 26, 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Sinkut river, down Blackwater Road in Vanderhoof on March 26, 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A fox seen close to the tree that is put on the Nechako river every year as a tradition.

48 years of the Christmas Tree tradition on the Nechako

You know the Christmas tree that is put up on the Nechako…

A fox seen close to the tree that is put on the Nechako river every year as a tradition.
Nechako Valley Community Services Society held their brand unveiling on Oct. 9, 2019 at their Vanderhoof location. The organization is now called Connexus Community Resources. (Aman Parhar photo)

Connexus adpating their services to meet needs amidst COVID-19

Connexus Community Resources is open via phone, text, or video conferencing for…

Nechako Valley Community Services Society held their brand unveiling on Oct. 9, 2019 at their Vanderhoof location. The organization is now called Connexus Community Resources. (Aman Parhar photo)
Aerial view of the Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (File photo)

Vanderhoof has access to a water aerodrome again

Municipal council decomissioned the aerodrome last year citing liability concerns

Aerial view of the Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (File photo)
If you do not see your business on the list, please email manager@vanderhoofchamber.com. (Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce image). Click on the photo to enlarge.

Here’s what’s open in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce is requesting the community to support local businesses…

If you do not see your business on the list, please email manager@vanderhoofchamber.com. (Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce image). Click on the photo to enlarge.
District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District warns residents of ‘fatbergs’ in a sewer advisory

The district of Vanderhoof is warning residents about not flushing down flushable wipes, paper towels, etc as they cause blockages in the sewer lines.

District of Vanderhoof municipal office. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
The District of Vanderhoof is asking businesses to hang this poster on their storefront windows for people to see as they walk by or enter the business. (Submitted photo)

District asking businesses to hang ‘social distancing’ posters

Purpose of the posters is to make customers aware of social distancing measures in effect.

The District of Vanderhoof is asking businesses to hang this poster on their storefront windows for people to see as they walk by or enter the business. (Submitted photo)