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Snowfall warning issued for Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and surrounding communities.

Snowfall warning issued for B.C.’s Interior

Between 10 - 15 cms of snow expected in the Prince George, Stuart - Nechako region

Snowfall warning issued for Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and surrounding communities.
Fort St. James Secondary School announced a confirmed incident of COVID-19 exposure at the school. (Black Press file photo)

COVID-19 exposure confirmed at Fort St. James Secondary School

Northern Health will be following up directly with anyone who is identified as a close contact

Fort St. James Secondary School announced a confirmed incident of COVID-19 exposure at the school. (Black Press file photo)
John Rustad poses for a photograph infront of St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof after he made the announcement of investing in Hospitals in the area. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Rustad announces St. John Hospital upgrade if BC Liberals are elected

The incumbent BC Liberals MLA for Nechako Lakes made the announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

John Rustad poses for a photograph infront of St. John Hospital in Vanderhoof after he made the announcement of investing in Hospitals in the area. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Blackwater Gold Mine. (File photo)

Artemis Gold plans phased approach for Blackwater Project

Artemis Gold will directly employ up to 580 people during the initial construction period

Blackwater Gold Mine. (File photo)
Bob Motion wins by-election to become Mayor of Fort St. James. (Facebook photo)

Bob Motion wins by-election for Mayor

Official results were declared Sept. 29

Bob Motion wins by-election to become Mayor of Fort St. James. (Facebook photo)
Vanderhoof’s Anonymous Art Show aims to go Canada-wide next year

Vanderhoof’s Anonymous Art Show aims to go Canada-wide next year

The Anonymous Art Show in it’s second year is gaining popularity across…

Vanderhoof’s Anonymous Art Show aims to go Canada-wide next year
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SD91 develops course to explore student identity and diversity

School District 91 has developed a course for grade 8 students that…

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William Leonard Price is still missing from Fort St. James and was last seen on Aug. 29. (BC RCMP photo)

Criminality involved in Fort St. James man’s disappearance: BC RCMP

William Leonard Price was last seen on Aug. 29.

William Leonard Price is still missing from Fort St. James and was last seen on Aug. 29. (BC RCMP photo)
David Schroeter, CAO for the District of Fort St. James. (Submitted photo)

District of Fort St. James has a new Chief Administrative Officer

David Schroeter has been appointed to the position after serving as the acting CAO since April this year.

David Schroeter, CAO for the District of Fort St. James. (Submitted photo)
Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)

Artemis Gold completes acquistion of Blackwater Gold project

Mayor Gerry Thiessen says he is looking forward to meet Artemis Gold officials in-person.

Two Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province to share the mineral tax revenue of the approved Blackwater Gold Mine. (New Gold photo)
Newly elected Chief and Council at Kwah Hall during the swearing-in-ceremony held Aug. 27. From left — Elizabeth Sam, Fred Sam, Aileen Prince, Alyssa Lepka, Murial Sam. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Nak’azdli Whut’en makes history electing their first-ever woman Chief

Aileen Prince was sworn in at a ceremony held in Kwah Hall Aug. 27

Newly elected Chief and Council at Kwah Hall during the swearing-in-ceremony held Aug. 27. From left — Elizabeth Sam, Fred Sam, Aileen Prince, Alyssa Lepka, Murial Sam. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Katrina Slorstad from Fort St. James won the award for Best Growth Opportunity Category at Thrive North. Shown are the winners in Terrace last year. From left - Lucy Sager, Brittany Kinahan, Katrina Slorstad and Cameron Bell. (Press release photo)

Stuart Lake Recycling Co-op in Fort St. James has been incorporated

Kat Solrstad is the community builder for the month.

Katrina Slorstad from Fort St. James won the award for Best Growth Opportunity Category at Thrive North. Shown are the winners in Terrace last year. From left - Lucy Sager, Brittany Kinahan, Katrina Slorstad and Cameron Bell. (Press release photo)
A photo of council taken before Bev Playfair (centre) stepped down as mayor in March this year. L to R — Judy Greenaway, Dr. Paul Stent, Bev Playfair, Corey Gingrich, Jennifer Howell. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James by-election to be held in September; Nominations open

Cast your vote to choose the next mayor.

A photo of council taken before Bev Playfair (centre) stepped down as mayor in March this year. L to R — Judy Greenaway, Dr. Paul Stent, Bev Playfair, Corey Gingrich, Jennifer Howell. (Submitted photo)
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)
MMIWG awareness walk began at Kwah Hall and participants walked through the district while singing and drumming. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

“Let’s break the silence because we can”

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s awareness walk held Saturday in Fort St. James

MMIWG awareness walk began at Kwah Hall and participants walked through the district while singing and drumming. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
The sign of smoke indicating a fire in B.C. this summer has so far been a surprisingly rare occurrence due to the precipitation and cooler temperatures in May through July so far this year. But things are expected to heat up for the rest of July and into August. (BC Wildfire/Facebook photo)

Smoke seen over northern B.C. from wildfires in the U.S. and Siberia

Smoke was seen over Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Prince George on Friday, July 31.

The sign of smoke indicating a fire in B.C. this summer has so far been a surprisingly rare occurrence due to the precipitation and cooler temperatures in May through July so far this year. But things are expected to heat up for the rest of July and into August. (BC Wildfire/Facebook photo)
A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)

Northern B.C. SAR groups ‘rope rescue’ hiker near Fort Fraser

Volunteers from both Vanderhoof and Prince George helped in the rescue.

A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)
A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)

Northern B.C. SAR groups ‘rope rescue’ hiker near Fort Fraser

Volunteers from both Vanderhoof and Prince George helped in the rescue.

A hiker was rescued from the Fraser Mountain Trail, after she fell and broke her leg on Wednesday, July 29. (Photo courtesy of Nechako Valley Search and Rescue)
School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)

New principal appointed at Evelyn Dickson Elementary School in Vanderhoof

Staff changes announced by School District 91.

School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)
Aug 24, 2019 — Caledonia Day in Fort St. James was held at National Historic Site on Aug. 24. The chicken races took an unexpected turn which got the announcer in the lane to give them a little encouragement. Apart from the races, residents and visitors enjoyed their day with javelin throws, target shooting and the famous pie auction. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

Fort St. James chicken races move online

The “world class chicken races” in northern B.C. can now be watched on the national historic site’s Facebook Page.

Aug 24, 2019 — Caledonia Day in Fort St. James was held at National Historic Site on Aug. 24. The chicken races took an unexpected turn which got the announcer in the lane to give them a little encouragement. Apart from the races, residents and visitors enjoyed their day with javelin throws, target shooting and the famous pie auction. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)