Vanderhoof Express Staff

(Black Press Media file photo)

Open fire prohibition scheduled for July 28 in PG Fire Centre

Category 2 and Category 3 fires prohibited

(Black Press Media file photo)
Margaret Gooding has won $2 million through the BC/49 draw on May 21. (Submitted photo)

Nechako Lakes resident wins $2 million lottery using “meaningful” numbers

Margaret Gooding has been playing with the same numbers for 21 years

Margaret Gooding has won $2 million through the BC/49 draw on May 21. (Submitted photo)
School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)
School District 91 logo. (Black Press files)
Police say 35-year-old Jeremy George is wanted Canada-wide after failing to return to his halfway house Monday, Jan. 10 (RCMP handout photo)

Fort Fraser man wanted after not returning to halfway house in Vancouver

Jeremy George is known to frequent Prince George and Burns Lake

Police say 35-year-old Jeremy George is wanted Canada-wide after failing to return to his halfway house Monday, Jan. 10 (RCMP handout photo)
Yellowhead Road & Bridge Ltd. in Vanderhoof was named a community service award recipient at this year’s B.C. Transportation Contractor of the Year Awards of Excellence. (BC Government photo)

Vanderhoof’s Yellowhead Road & Bridge awarded for community service

B.C. recognizes transportation and maintenance contractors

Yellowhead Road & Bridge Ltd. in Vanderhoof was named a community service award recipient at this year’s B.C. Transportation Contractor of the Year Awards of Excellence. (BC Government photo)
Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George will be temporarily curtailing production as a result of significant transportation interruptions being experienced in B.C. (Canfor photo)

Canfor announces production curtailments at 2 pulp mills due to flooding

Temporary product reductions in Prince George and Taylor

Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George will be temporarily curtailing production as a result of significant transportation interruptions being experienced in B.C. (Canfor photo)
Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

District issues statement after Vanderhoof Mayor given anti-COVID letter at his home

District releases statement on bullying and harassment as a response

Vanderhoof municipal office sign on Burrard Avenue. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Vanderhoof’s Megan O’Bee received the Beedie Luminaries scholarship and is encouraging other 12th graders in the community to apply as well. “Students should apply for Beedie Luminaries because it is more than just a scholarship. You don’t need to be the smartest or the best at anything. You only need to be yourself.” (Submitted photo)

Beedie Luminaries scholarship open for Grade 12 students in B.C.

Individual recipients will receive up to $40,000 towards their post-secondary studies

Vanderhoof’s Megan O’Bee received the Beedie Luminaries scholarship and is encouraging other 12th graders in the community to apply as well. “Students should apply for Beedie Luminaries because it is more than just a scholarship. You don’t need to be the smartest or the best at anything. You only need to be yourself.” (Submitted photo)
Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.

B.C. Floods: Canfor donates over $100K to support relief efforts

Canfor has donated $125,000 to Canadian Red Cross to support flood relief…

Rhonda Caron posted the following photos to Princeton BC & Area Issues Facebook page of the current flooding situation.
(Black Press Media files)

Snowfall warning issued for the Stuart-Nechako region

Environment Canada issued alert at 12:28 p.m. on Nov. 19

(Black Press Media files)
School District 91 superintendent of schools Manu Madhok will be retiring after the 2021-2022 school year. (File photo)
School District 91 superintendent of schools Manu Madhok will be retiring after the 2021-2022 school year. (File photo)
People who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, B.C., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Four Rivers Co-op expects “minimal” impact to food and fuel supply amid B.C. floods

Co-operative said they received a lot of inquiries regarding supplies

People who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, B.C., on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Photo: CN image)

Railway crossings in Vanderhoof will be closed for 6 hours today

Recreation Avenue will have to be used to access Vanderhoof’s downtown

(Photo: CN image)
School District 91 is seeking clarity from Northern Health on COVID-19 public health orders specific to youth sporting events on and off school property. (School District 91 Facebook photo)

Spectator access to School District 91 sporting events temporarily removed

“We know that the last 18 months have been a struggle for many…”

School District 91 is seeking clarity from Northern Health on COVID-19 public health orders specific to youth sporting events on and off school property. (School District 91 Facebook photo)
BioNorth Energy Ltd. will begin generating power at the facility in early 2022. (Fort St. James Green Energy Facebook photo)

New joint venture partnership to buy and operate biomass facility

A joint-venture partnership has been formed in northern B.C. to invest in…

BioNorth Energy Ltd. will begin generating power at the facility in early 2022. (Fort St. James Green Energy Facebook photo)
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)