Vanderhoof

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)
This female weighing 152.7 kilograms or 335.9 pounds had spawned this year at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Centre. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initative Facebook page)
This female weighing 152.7 kilograms or 335.9 pounds had spawned this year at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Centre. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initative Facebook page)
Shown is a T-6 Harvard flown by Bud Granley, who has performed at the Vanderhoof Airshow “more times than any other performer,” said Anne Stevens. (Anne Stevens - Vanderhoof International Airshow Society)

Vanderhoof International Airshow a no-go for 2021

Airport open day planned for September

Shown is a T-6 Harvard flown by Bud Granley, who has performed at the Vanderhoof Airshow “more times than any other performer,” said Anne Stevens. (Anne Stevens - Vanderhoof International Airshow Society)
Paving work being completed on Burrard Avenue on June 3. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Milling and paving to begin on Victoria Street in Vanderhoof

Work to be completed by Lafarge Canada Inc.

Paving work being completed on Burrard Avenue on June 3. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
This female weighing 152.7 kilograms or 335.9 pounds had spawned this year at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Centre. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initative Facebook page)
This female weighing 152.7 kilograms or 335.9 pounds had spawned this year at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Centre. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initative Facebook page)
Mayor for the District of Vanderhoof, Gerry Thiessen gave thanks to Bulkley Nechako Regional District Area F director, Jerry Petersen who he said had agreed to provide some gas tax funds to assist with the Riverside Park project. Work still needs to be completed on the washhouse as well as landscaping. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Work on Vanderhoof’s Riverside Park nearing completion

“It’s a pretty exciting project,” says mayor Gerry Thiessen

Mayor for the District of Vanderhoof, Gerry Thiessen gave thanks to Bulkley Nechako Regional District Area F director, Jerry Petersen who he said had agreed to provide some gas tax funds to assist with the Riverside Park project. Work still needs to be completed on the washhouse as well as landscaping. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The flag at Saik’uz First Nation will remain at half-mast for 215 days. It was lowered at 2:15 p.m. Monday, May 31. Chief Priscilla Mueller encourages Canadians to read the Truth and Reconciliation report. “Understand its 94 calls to action and participate in the rectification of this grave injustice,” she said. (Photo submitted)
The flag at Saik’uz First Nation will remain at half-mast for 215 days. It was lowered at 2:15 p.m. Monday, May 31. Chief Priscilla Mueller encourages Canadians to read the Truth and Reconciliation report. “Understand its 94 calls to action and participate in the rectification of this grave injustice,” she said. (Photo submitted)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

$500,000 damage caused to bulldozers after attempted theft near Vanderhoof

Bulldozers hotwired on Barlow Lake Forest Service Road, says RCMP

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)