Michael Bramadat-Willcock

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)
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)
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
Reacting to a Supreme Court ruling on Feb. 25, Terry Teegee, B.C. regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations said, “By continuing to target the unhoused, Prince George leadership have betrayed their commitments to reconciliation.” (Photo by Tom Fletcher)

B.C. First Nations applaud defeat of Prince George tent city injunction

B.C. Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee called the ruling a ‘win for First Nations and human rights’

Reacting to a Supreme Court ruling on Feb. 25, Terry Teegee, B.C. regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations said, “By continuing to target the unhoused, Prince George leadership have betrayed their commitments to reconciliation.” (Photo by Tom Fletcher)
Protesters against COVID mandates gather in front of Ace Hardware in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

UPDATE: Northern B.C. mayor among Freedom Convoy donors

Data breach shows extent of donations to Freedom Convoy movement

Protesters against COVID mandates gather in front of Ace Hardware in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)

Nadleh Whut’en First Nation plans for unmarked grave search at Lejac residential school site

Nadleh Whut’en will be sending a delegation to the Vatican in March, as part of the Assembly of First Nations delegation

Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)
Student works on technology project at iCubed summit. (File photo)

Online summit helps northern B.C. youth become entrepreneurs

Summit connects youth around the province to brainstorm local innovation

Student works on technology project at iCubed summit. (File photo)
Youth gathered to honour April Mary Monk at Spirit Square in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

‘This has to stop’: Community mourns death of Fort St. James woman

A homicide investigation is underway in the death of April Mary Monk

Youth gathered to honour April Mary Monk at Spirit Square in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Update: Woman dies after assault at Fort St. James residence

Suspect Donald James Beynon has been charged and a homicide investigation is underway

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)

Family honour Mary John Sr. on Lejac residential school centennial

First Nations leader was taken to Lejac 100 years ago

Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)