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Terry Teegee, B.C. regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. First Nations call for new approach to homelessness after Prince George drops tent city case

Regional Chief Terry Teegee called for “humane, evidence-based approaches” to homelessness in Prince George

Terry Teegee, B.C. regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Frost Lake Logging President Scott Kirschke, Nadleh Whut’en Chief Larry Nooski, Macro Pipelines part-owner Jeff Redmond and Coastal GasLink pipeline implementation west director Dan Bierd break ground for the Nadleh-Macro pipeline construction partnership on March 17 at Lejac. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

PHOTOS: B.C. First Nation breaks ground on Coastal GasLink pipeline partnership

Indigenous joint venture gets prime contract for section 5 of the pipeline from north of Vanderhoof to south of Burns Lake

Frost Lake Logging President Scott Kirschke, Nadleh Whut’en Chief Larry Nooski, Macro Pipelines part-owner Jeff Redmond and Coastal GasLink pipeline implementation west director Dan Bierd break ground for the Nadleh-Macro pipeline construction partnership on March 17 at Lejac. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)
W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof moves to install surveillance cameras at rainbow crosswalk

The crosswalk has been repeatedly vandalized by drivers performing burnouts on it

W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty in Parliament on Monday, March 21. (CPAC footage)

Cariboo-Prince George MP thanks Vanderhoof RCMP for bravery during live shooting incident

Vanderhoof RCMP “still hurting” after shooter targeted detachment in November

Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty in Parliament on Monday, March 21. (CPAC footage)
Houston and Vanderhoof faced off for the gold medal on Monday at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Houston wins gold at U15 championship with 4-0 win over Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof Bears came in second and the Elk Valley Raiders took home the bronze medal

Houston and Vanderhoof faced off for the gold medal on Monday at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)
Houston takes a shot on net from Elk Valley on Sunday, (March 20) at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof Bears and Houston Flyers face off for U15 championship title

The gold medal game starts at 11 am at the Vanderhoof Arena on Monday (March 21)

Houston takes a shot on net from Elk Valley on Sunday, (March 20) at the Vanderhoof Arena. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)
B.C. agriculture minister Lana Popham. (Submitted photo)

B.C. says global and market inflation impacting farmers and ranchers

B.C. agriculture minister says strong local food production system will help ease market inflation

B.C. agriculture minister Lana Popham. (Submitted photo)
The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Vanderhoof Bears go undefeated into second day of U15 championships

The Bears finished the day with a 4-2 win against the Raiders after beating the Flyers 2-1 at the opening game

The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Houston Flyers make second game comeback with 5-3 win over Elk Valley Raiders

The Houston Flyers made a comeback this afternoon beating the Elk Valley…

The Houston Flyers beat the Elk Valley Raiders 5-3 on Saturday (March 19) scoring two goals in the final period. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof kicks off U15 championship with 2-1 win over Houston

Bears Coach Paul Hartwig said the opening game was “crazy close” and players are feeling pumped for the next round.

The Vanderhoof Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 Saturday (March 19). (Submitted photo)
Eleanor Nooski (left) and Tanya Stump at Lejac on March 17, 2022. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)

B.C. First Nation prepares for Vatican visit

Delegates will invite Pope Francis to visit Lejac residential school, push for access to Vatican archives

Eleanor Nooski (left) and Tanya Stump at Lejac on March 17, 2022. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Omineca Express)
Fort St. James painter Pat Gauthier is raising money to support Ukrainians through the sale of her artwork. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James artists support Ukrainians through artwork fundraiser

Proceeds of their work will be donated to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation and Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Fort St. James painter Pat Gauthier is raising money to support Ukrainians through the sale of her artwork. (Submitted photo)
This year’s Canskate group. Kids start at four-years-old and can be in the program for 1-2 years. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Vanderhoof figure skating club wraps up season with year-end show

The Vanderhoof figure skating club wrapped up the season with a year-end…

This year’s Canskate group. Kids start at four-years-old and can be in the program for 1-2 years. (Submitted photo)
Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. outlines recovery plan for northern communities

Better access to internet and skills training among promises to northern communities

Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The new building is on Church Avenue next to Ferland Park in Vanderhoof. (Submitted Photo)

New seniors building opening soon in Vanderhoof the 1st of its kind in B.C.

New facility brings affordable housing and holistic dementia care to seniors in April

The new building is on Church Avenue next to Ferland Park in Vanderhoof. (Submitted Photo)
Aurora Leigh (left) launched the Métis Wellness Society in Fort St. James on Feb. 18. (Photo by Ashley Elizabeth)

New Métis Wellness Society founded by Fort St. James woman

Aurora Leigh hopes to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to health and wellness

Aurora Leigh (left) launched the Métis Wellness Society in Fort St. James on Feb. 18. (Photo by Ashley Elizabeth)
Women brought drums and sang in honour of MMIWG at Spirit Square in Fort St. James on International Women’s Day. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Community highlight MMIWG on International Women’s Day in Fort St. James

People gathered at Spirit Square in Fort St. James on March 8

Women brought drums and sang in honour of MMIWG at Spirit Square in Fort St. James on International Women’s Day. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
B.C. Liberal forest critic John Rustad (Hansard TV)

B.C. MLA slams new Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship

Opposition critic says new ministry adds to “far-reaching” damage to logging industry

B.C. Liberal forest critic John Rustad (Hansard TV)
Michael Amyot is recovering at Vancouver General Hospital after undergoing a lung transplant. (Photo submitted by Michael Amyot)

B.C. man ‘grateful’ for community outpouring amid double lung transplant on Valentine’s Day

Family ‘overwhelmed’ by community support for his recovery

Michael Amyot is recovering at Vancouver General Hospital after undergoing a lung transplant. (Photo submitted by Michael Amyot)
File photo shows the contents of a drug overdose rescue kit at a training session on how to administer naloxone, which reverses the effects of heroin and prescription painkillers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Carolyn Thompson

Tl’azt’en First Nation issues alert after 3 overdoses in 1 day

Residents are advised there are dangerous drugs in the area and to use with extra caution

File photo shows the contents of a drug overdose rescue kit at a training session on how to administer naloxone, which reverses the effects of heroin and prescription painkillers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Carolyn Thompson