Vanderhoof Express Staff

RCMP crest (Black Press Media files)

Single vehicle crash near Vanderhoof claims life

RCMP investigating fatal collision on Highway 27

RCMP crest (Black Press Media files)
The Cutoff Creek fire near Big Bend Arm grew to more than 33,000 hectares this past summer before it was no longer considered a wildfire of note. (Submitted photo)

Area restriction for Cutoff Creek wildfire rescinded

Caution should be exercised in area at all times

The Cutoff Creek fire near Big Bend Arm grew to more than 33,000 hectares this past summer before it was no longer considered a wildfire of note. (Submitted photo)
Orange t-shirts hang infront of W.L. McLeod Elementary school in Vanderhoof. This project was undertaken to honour the first day of National Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. (Submitted photo)

Photos: Vanderhoof elementary school students honour National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Here is how residents of the region are marking Sept. 30

Orange t-shirts hang infront of W.L. McLeod Elementary school in Vanderhoof. This project was undertaken to honour the first day of National Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. (Submitted photo)
The official trailer for the documentary “For Love” can be viewed on Youtube. (For Love|Official Trailer Youtube screen grab)

New Indigenous documentary highlights atrocities of child welfare system

“For Love” to be privately screened this Sept. 30 in Vancouver

The official trailer for the documentary “For Love” can be viewed on Youtube. (For Love|Official Trailer Youtube screen grab)
The Vanderhoof RCMP detachment serves Vanderhoof, Cluculz Lake, Stoney Creek and Bulkley-Nechako Regional District Electoral Area F. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Vanderhoof RCMP seize weapons and suspected drugs from vehicle

Local detachment provides bi-weekly report

The Vanderhoof RCMP detachment serves Vanderhoof, Cluculz Lake, Stoney Creek and Bulkley-Nechako Regional District Electoral Area F. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Students returned to College of New Caledonia’s campuses for a new semester Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)

New semester underway at College of New Caledonia campuses

Physical distancing, daily health checks amid greater face-to-face learning encouraged

Students returned to College of New Caledonia’s campuses for a new semester Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)
Open burning (File photo)
Open burning (File photo)
Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)

Vanderhoof man charged in 2020 Houston homicide

Devin Joseph facing manslaughter charges for the death of Pietro Adamo

Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)
An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)

Canfor to operate B.C. sawmills at 80 per cent of production capacity

Reduced operating schedules to start week of Aug. 30 due to challenging market conditions

An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)
An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)

Canfor to operate B.C. sawmills at 80 per cent of production capacity

Reduced operating schedules to start week of Aug. 30 due to challenging market conditions

An aerial view of Canfor’s Plateau operation west of Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo - Omineca Express)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was rescinded Tuesday, August 10. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was rescinded Tuesday, August 10. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council logo.

New regional Dakelh language app available for android users

Language app builds sense of identity for Carrier Sekani First Nations

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council logo.
Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)

Fraser Lake man wins cool million

Jordaine Weber scores $1 million Maxmillion prize

Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)
Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)

Fraser Lake man wins cool million

Jordaine Weber scores $1 million Maxmillion prize

Jordaine Weber is a million dollars richer after playing Lotto Max. (BCLC photo)
An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was issued 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)

Preparation urged after evacuation alert issued for Cutoff Creek wildfire

Lightning caused fire estimated at 22,064 hectares

An evacuation alert for the Cutoff Creek wildfire was issued 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. (Regional District of Bulkley Nechako photo)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Campfire ban lifted throughout Prince George, Northwest Fire Centres

Category 2 and Category 3 fires still prohibited

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Canfor’s Plateau mill west of Vanderhoof. (File photo)
Canfor’s Plateau mill west of Vanderhoof. (File photo)
Jerry Keith Krietz. (BC RCMP handout)
Jerry Keith Krietz. (BC RCMP handout)
Keanna Redcrow is missing from Vanderhoof, B.C. (Submitted photo)

Update: Vanderhoof missing Indigenous woman found Wednesday

RCMP asked for public help

Keanna Redcrow is missing from Vanderhoof, B.C. (Submitted photo)
Artemis Gold is taking a different approach with the Blackwater Project. The company will be working in three phases. The average gold production at Blackwater will be 248,000 ounces in Phase 1, 420,000 ounces in Phase 2 and 316,000 ounces in Phase 3. (Submitted image)

Artemis Gold provides update on Blackwater Gold Project

Ore grade control drilling, metallurgical test work and more being conducted

Artemis Gold is taking a different approach with the Blackwater Project. The company will be working in three phases. The average gold production at Blackwater will be 248,000 ounces in Phase 1, 420,000 ounces in Phase 2 and 316,000 ounces in Phase 3. (Submitted image)