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Russell Nutbrown and Layla Morrow were two Fort St. James residents to take part in the Mt. Pope adventure run and walk on Oct. 23.

Good turnout for Mt. Pope Adventure run in Fort St. James

45 runners and 17 walkers made for the largest turnout ever

Russell Nutbrown and Layla Morrow were two Fort St. James residents to take part in the Mt. Pope adventure run and walk on Oct. 23.
Nicholas John had not been seen since July 27. (RCMP photo)

Human remains identified as missing Vanderhoof man

Nicholas John was reported missing in late July

Nicholas John had not been seen since July 27. (RCMP photo)
An international student from Germany studying at Fort St. James Secondary School designed the soccer team’s new jerseys. (Submitted photo)

International student designs new Fort St. James soccer jerseys

German student looking to extend his stay in FSJ

An international student from Germany studying at Fort St. James Secondary School designed the soccer team’s new jerseys. (Submitted photo)
Kevin Moutray gave up his ceat at the District of Vanderhoof council table to take the mayor’s chair in the Oct. 15 elections. (File photo)

Kevin Moutray takes over as mayor in Vanderhoof

Results are in for Vanderhoof 2022 elections

Kevin Moutray gave up his ceat at the District of Vanderhoof council table to take the mayor’s chair in the Oct. 15 elections. (File photo)
Sarrah Storey ran unopposed for her second term as mayor of Fraser Lake, taking the seat by acclamation. (Submitted)

Storey unopposed for Fraser Lake mayor

No challengers for Fraser Lake mayor

Sarrah Storey ran unopposed for her second term as mayor of Fraser Lake, taking the seat by acclamation. (Submitted)
Prince George RCMP are investigating a case of forcible confinement that occured on Oct. 15. (File photo)

Suspect arrested in Prince George forcible confinement investigation

The victim was observed being forced into a car

Prince George RCMP are investigating a case of forcible confinement that occured on Oct. 15. (File photo)
Mayor Bob Motion was elected to office in a by-election on Sept. 26, 2020. On Oct. 15, he lost his bid for another term as mayor. (File photo)

Martin Elphee elected new mayor of Fort St. James

After serving a partial term, Robert Motion lost his bid for reelection

Mayor Bob Motion was elected to office in a by-election on Sept. 26, 2020. On Oct. 15, he lost his bid for another term as mayor. (File photo)
Voting for school board trustees takes place Oct. 15 (File photo)
Voting for school board trustees takes place Oct. 15 (File photo)
Local regional district candidates Moon, Johnson and Greenaway

Candidates for Regional District Bulkley Nechako, in their own words

Shirley Moon is running for the regional district Area F (Vanderhoof rural)…

Local regional district candidates Moon, Johnson and Greenaway
Does pumpkin spice really need to be in spam? (Image courtesy Pixabay)

Kidding Around: Pumpkin spice, whyfore art thou?

Pumpkin spice is a marketing triumph

Does pumpkin spice really need to be in spam? (Image courtesy Pixabay)
B.C. votes in local civic elections on Oct. 15. (File photo)
B.C. votes in local civic elections on Oct. 15. (File photo)
A recent open house at Nak’azdli Whut’en Aboriginal Head Start was well attended (Orlanthia Habsburg/Caledonia Courier)

Lots going on at Nak’azdli Whut’en Aboriginal Head Start program

Program teaches culture and language along with other early child education standards

A recent open house at Nak’azdli Whut’en Aboriginal Head Start was well attended (Orlanthia Habsburg/Caledonia Courier)
Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Nechako First Nations: water management endangering sturgeon

First Nations want new water management regime

Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Nechako First Nations: water management endangering sturgeon

First Nations want new water management regime

Nechako River in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Phishing emails seem to be dropping off recently. (Image by Tumisu/Pixabay)

But what’s going to boost my ego now?

Email money offers trailing off

Phishing emails seem to be dropping off recently. (Image by Tumisu/Pixabay)
Orange Shirt Day, which shares the date of Truth and Reconcilliation Day, was started by Phyllis Webstad, who had her new orange shirt taken away from her on her first day attending residential school. (File photo)

A step on the long path to healing

Nak’azdli Whut’en host Healing our Hearts event

Orange Shirt Day, which shares the date of Truth and Reconcilliation Day, was started by Phyllis Webstad, who had her new orange shirt taken away from her on her first day attending residential school. (File photo)
Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)

Editorial: A relevant monarchy

If the British monarchy is to continue, it needs to be dragged into the 21st Century

Buckingham Palace is a huge tourist attraction, as is the British monarchy. (Photo courtesy Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay)
Person writing in a book. (Image courtesy Pexels/Pixabay)

Kidding Around: Writing a column is hard work

It all starts with an idea, or lack of one

Person writing in a book. (Image courtesy Pexels/Pixabay)
An area near Vanderhoof Airport that was a Coastal Gaslink work camp is being returned to agricultural land. (Photo supplied by Coastal Gaslink)

Coastal Gaslink restores Vanderhoof workcamp site

Worker’s camp restored to 48 acres of viable farmland

An area near Vanderhoof Airport that was a Coastal Gaslink work camp is being returned to agricultural land. (Photo supplied by Coastal Gaslink)
Artemis Gold is one step closer to commisioning their Blackwater mine, signing a contract and partnering with Sedgman Canada for engineering, procurement and construction of their processing plant. (Photo courtesy Artemis)

Blackwater mine closer to operation

First gold pour expected in fall 2024

Artemis Gold is one step closer to commisioning their Blackwater mine, signing a contract and partnering with Sedgman Canada for engineering, procurement and construction of their processing plant. (Photo courtesy Artemis)