Vanderhoof Omineca Express

7 projects in Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and Burns Lake receive NKDF funding

Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society announced $139,702 in funding on May 29.

  • May 29, 2020


Water recovery team stands down search for missing man in Stellako River

Jason Bouchard was in a boat with a friend that overturned in the river May 16

  • May 22, 2020


CGL workforce will gradually increase to 650 workers by end of May

The pipeline company provided a project update on May 21.

  • May 21, 2020


With wildfire season approaching, here are some tips to be ‘FireSmart’ this year

Q & A with Lindsay King, FireSmart Educator for the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

  • May 21, 2020

Canfor announces permanent closure of Isle Pierre Mill

The company also announced curtailments at their pulp mills in Prince George.

  • May 20, 2020

Vanderhoof International Airshow postponed to 2021

Event postponed to next year due to COVID-19, but organizers are discussing options for an alternate event to be held in August this year.

  • May 19, 2020

Madison Scott’s annual poker ride cancelled amidst pandemic

The Madison Scott Search Team said it wasn't safe to hold the event amidst COVID-19.

  • May 15, 2020

Northern Health resuming elective surgeries

When possible, patients will be assessed through a telephone call prior to surgery, the health agency said.

  • May 12, 2020

Vanderhoof non-profit starts meal service for seniors

Connexus is providing meals to seniors at a subsidized rate.

  • May 12, 2020

Vanderhoof’s Farmer’s Market will resume in June, but with COVID-19 restrictions

Farmer's Market organizers also launced a website that will help residents buy from local vendors online.

  • May 12, 2020

COVID-19: Vanderhoof teen donates money to a non-profit after class trip gets cancelled

Since Fall 2019 James Wlasitz was raising money for a class trip to Jasper.

  • May 9, 2020

COVID-19: Want to help non-profit organizations in Vanderhoof?

Here are a list of services that are looking for monetary assistance in the district.

  • May 9, 2020

Update: Vanderhoof’s community clean-up being held Saturday

Due to the virus pandemic, participants of the event are expected to follow social distancing rules.

  • May 7, 2020

UPDATE: Mounties investigating a death in Vanderhoof

Police say a woman was found dead in the backseat of a car that was stopped by Vanderhoof RCMP on Sunday, May 3.

  • May 6, 2020

COVID-19: Create some art while at home and isolating

Nechako Community Arts Council will be holding the Anonymous Art Show again this year.

  • May 4, 2020

Vanderhoof’s library is offering ‘bags of books and movies” from their collection

Library staff are taking orders via email and phone calls.

  • May 4, 2020

COVID-19: High schools finding creative ways to celebrate graduates

Teachers are missing their students, principals from Vanderhoof say.

  • May 3, 2020

Non-competitive Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof this year

Due to the virus pandemic, participants of the annual event will be running and walking the distance in isolation.

  • Apr 30, 2020

Vanderhoof mothers talk about their challenges during COVID-19

"Don't put too much pressure on yourself," says mother-of-two.

  • Apr 25, 2020