Vanderhoof Omineca Express

B.C. snap election: What we know about candidates running in the Nechako Lakes riding

Premier Horgan called for a snap election Monday, Sept. 21.

  • Sep 21, 2020


District of Vanderhoof releases their September updater

Vanderhoof pool re-opening, Grant-in-Aid and more covered in the September edition.

  • Sep 8, 2020


Featured artist of the week – Kate Werstuik

Werstuik enjoys the art of macramé

  • Sep 8, 2020


O’Toole appoints Doherty as special advisor on mental health and wellness

Cariboo-Prince George MP previously served as the transport critic.

  • Sep 8, 2020

Local business starts bus service for LNG workers in Vanderhoof to boost the economy

The Community Event Center run by Jon and Lana Olson are starting a "courtesy coach" for camp workers.

  • Sep 4, 2020

Welcome back Vikings!

NVSS principal writes letter to parents in Vanderhoof

  • Sep 4, 2020

Artemis Gold completes acquistion of Blackwater Gold project

Mayor Gerry Thiessen says he is looking forward to meet Artemis Gold officials in-person.

  • Aug 31, 2020

BCEHS responded to six overdose calls in Vanderhoof this year

In July, paramedics were called to 2706 overdose calls across B.C.

  • Aug 31, 2020

Vanderhoof conservationist questioning the nature of Rio Tinto’s temperature management program

Only 50 percent of salmon are in the Nechako for this time of the year.

  • Aug 31, 2020

SD91’s back-to-school plan is approved: Here’s what to expect

Hand hygiene, learning groups and screening, among the many new protocols to be implemented

  • Aug 27, 2020

Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.

This year's ride will have three routes converging on Prince George, Sept. 18

  • Aug 26, 2020

Vanderhoof Flying Club has acquired a public aviation fuel system

Northern Development Initiative Trust and Nechako-Kitamaat Development Society contributed towards the purchase.

  • Aug 26, 2020

Three vehicle collision leads to Highway 16 closure east of Vanderhoof

The highway has since then been re-opened.

  • Aug 25, 2020

Community builder – Sally Makin

For the month of August, the Express reached out to Sally Makin, a volunteer and long time resident of Vanderhoof.

  • Aug 24, 2020

Honouring relationships, culture and tradition through art: Gladys Michell

Michell is the featured artist of the week

  • Aug 24, 2020

Letter: ‘Be kind, be calm and be safe’

St. John Hospital's Chief of Staff quotes Dr. Bonnie Henry in letter to residents of the Omineca region.

  • Aug 24, 2020

New dog park in Vanderhoof

The park is located behind the Museum in the district.

  • Aug 24, 2020

SD 91 to submit a back-to-school plan to the Ministry of Education

Will run buses following ministry guidelines

  • Aug 24, 2020

Underwater recovery operation underway for missing kayaker north of Prince George

Witnesses say an adult man disappeared after his kayak turned over on Davie Lake Saturday

  • Aug 24, 2020