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There was music, activity booths, food, artisan pop-ups at Cottonwood Park. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

PHOTOS: Canada Day fun in Fort St. James

Fort St. James RCMP giving away gifts to kids on Canada Day.…

There was music, activity booths, food, artisan pop-ups at Cottonwood Park. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
“This is 1/3 of the thousands of pieces of litter that David Hoy students picked up in town. Of that, ¾ was plastic! Let’s change that! Support the Ft. St. James Single Use Plastic Ban!” reads a sign held by David Hoy Elementary School students after their clean-up drive. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James students asking district to implement ban on single-use plastic

Letters from students to be presented to council

“This is 1/3 of the thousands of pieces of litter that David Hoy students picked up in town. Of that, ¾ was plastic! Let’s change that! Support the Ft. St. James Single Use Plastic Ban!” reads a sign held by David Hoy Elementary School students after their clean-up drive. (Submitted photo)
GUF members clean up garbage on April 30. (Submitted photo)

GUF volunteers “dismayed” at the quantity of garbage found in Fort St. James during annual clean-up

The annual Nahounli Creek clean-up drive was organized by members of Fort…

GUF members clean up garbage on April 30. (Submitted photo)
There is a $100,000 reward for any tip that leads to finding Madison Scott.

“We are not stopping our search until she comes home”: Madison Scott missing for 11 years

Scott’s disappearance from Vanderhoof may be the result of foul play, RCMP say

There is a $100,000 reward for any tip that leads to finding Madison Scott.
Elders Peggy Murdock, Doreen Austin and Rose Campbell led the rally in Fort St. James for Red Dress Day. (Photo by Davis Monk)

Red Dress Day held in Vanderhoof and Fort St. James

Red Dress Day is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited people in Canada

Elders Peggy Murdock, Doreen Austin and Rose Campbell led the rally in Fort St. James for Red Dress Day. (Photo by Davis Monk)
Canfor announced permanent reduction of 150 million board feet of production capacity at its Plateau sawmill. (Black Press file photo)
Canfor announced permanent reduction of 150 million board feet of production capacity at its Plateau sawmill. (Black Press file photo)
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control recorded 73 cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29. (Photo - BCCDC/website)

Vaccine clinics for ages 5 and older being held in Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Fraser Lake

73 cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Nechako Health region between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29

British Columbia Centre for Disease Control recorded 73 cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29. (Photo - BCCDC/website)
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No vaccine mandate for School District 91 staff at this time

School District 91 Board of Education has decided not to proceed with…

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RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Shots fired in Fort St. James; public asked to avoid North Road

Suspects should be considered armed and dangerous at the time, police say

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Vanderhoof RCMP detachment seen on Nov. 25, 2021, after a man was seen with a long gun targeting the building. (Aman Parhar/Vanderhoof Omineca Express)

VIDEO: Suspect arrested in Vanderhoof after active shooter sparks city-wide lockdown

Man seen with long gun targeting the RCMP detachment in the middle of town

Vanderhoof RCMP detachment seen on Nov. 25, 2021, after a man was seen with a long gun targeting the building. (Aman Parhar/Vanderhoof Omineca Express)
A recent delegation to a school board meeting in Vanderhoof brought up issues parents have with the way diversity, indigenous history are taught amongst other things. (School District 91 logo/website)

Parent delegation to school board meeting prompts reactions

Student Voice group ask for more diversity education

A recent delegation to a school board meeting in Vanderhoof brought up issues parents have with the way diversity, indigenous history are taught amongst other things. (School District 91 logo/website)
There were 61 new cases reported in the Nechako Health region between Oct. 10 and Oct. 16. (British Columbia Centre for Disease control)

COVID cases drop to 61 in Nechako Health region

937 active cases in Northern Health as of Oct. 21

There were 61 new cases reported in the Nechako Health region between Oct. 10 and Oct. 16. (British Columbia Centre for Disease control)
A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

Vanderhoof top doctor urges residents to take the vaccine

High case rates overwhelming hospitals in the Northern Health region

A dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor
Chief Larry Nooski, Chief Priscilla Mueller, Mayor Gerry Thiessen and Chief Robert Michell signed an MOU to work together to restore the health of the Nechako River at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof on Sept. 29. (Aman Parhar photo)

First Nations and RDBN sign MOU to restore health of Nechako river

Saik’uz, Stellat’en and Nadleh Whut’en First Nations sign historic agreement

Chief Larry Nooski, Chief Priscilla Mueller, Mayor Gerry Thiessen and Chief Robert Michell signed an MOU to work together to restore the health of the Nechako River at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof on Sept. 29. (Aman Parhar photo)
Smudging being held at the healing ceremony. Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Smudging being held at the healing ceremony. Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts. (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 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)
Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
Expect delays on Highway 16 West due to a landslide between Hillcrest Way and Lloyd Drive on April 21. (Ken Young/Facebook)

Update: Single lane traffic still in effect due to landslide on Highway 16 West

No further information available around when the Highway will fully reopen

Expect delays on Highway 16 West due to a landslide between Hillcrest Way and Lloyd Drive on April 21. (Ken Young/Facebook)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)

Vanderhoof International Airshow being planned differently this year

Airshow will be held on Aug. 14, 2021

Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)