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Four arrested for Fribjon Bjornson murder borders Fort St. James) on Feb. 3, 2012. His body was never found. Caledonia Courier Bjornson had been missing since Jan. 12, 2012, after he was last seen Four suspects have been arrested leaving a 7-11 in Vanderhoof and the in relation to the murder of Fribjon house on the reserve was searched Bjornson. following the location of his abanThree men and one woman will doned truck in the area. Bjornson be facing charges and are in custody lived in Vanderhoof but had been in Prince George afworking north of ter a lengthy investiFort St. James and gation. had friends in the Tw e n t y - s e v e n community. year-old Wesley Then there were Dennis Duncan is numerous reports facing a murder of rumours Bjorncharge. son had been killed Teresa Maand tortured during rie Charlie, 21, is a drug fuelled party charged with being on the reserve. an accessory after The alleged lothe fact to murder. cation of the party Jesse Darren was next door to the Bird, 31, is charged abandoned house with accessory after where his severed Fribjon Bjornson the fact to murder head was found. and interference “I think it’s a with a dead body. good thing for our James David Junior Charlie, 23, community,” said Nak’azdli Chief is charged with interference with a Fred Sam. “Knowing these people dead body. aren’t out there running around in “Our Major Crime investigators our community.” have been working extremely hard Sam said some of those arrested over the past year in order to identify were feared in the community due to and charge those responsible for this their violent backgrounds. horrific crime. They have been workBjornson was only 28 years old ing closely with the Bjornson family and the father of two young children, and though these arrests cannot bring but he had struggled with a cocaine Fribjon back, it can give some much addiction, according to his family needed closure to end the nightmare and friends. they have been living,” said Cst. LesBjornson’s parents, Eileen and ley Smith, North District media rela- Fred Bjornson, had gone forward to tions officer in a release today. the press with information people The investigation is still ongoing had brought to them of their son’s and RCMP say more arrests are still torture and murder in the basement possible, so no further details will be where the party was going on, but released. those who told the grieving parents Bjornson’s murder has been were reportedly too afraid to come hanging over the community of Fort forward to the police because they St. James/Nak’azdli, with rumours feared reprisals from those involved. swirling ever since the young man’s The abandoned house where his severed head was found in a vacant head was found was later damaged house on Nak’azdli Reserve (which Ruth Lloyd

in a fire and eventually demolished. Bird was known to police, as he had been a suspect, along with two other men, in what was called by the press a “brazen daylight shooting” in downtown Prince George in 2008. One man was shot in his vehicle on Dominion Street in Prince George in what police believed to be a gang-related shooting.Two others in the targeted vehicle at the time of the shooting were later found dead of gunshot wounds. All three suspects, including

Bird, were acquitted due to insufficient evidence. RCMP have once again stated they have found nothing in the course of their investigation to support the rumours regarding any links between Bjornson’s death and the disappearance of Madison Scott. Scott and Bjornson were known to each other, but Scott’s disappearance in May 2011 still appears in no way to be connected to the Bjornson murder. Sam said Nak’azdli is striving to address crime in the community and has been holding

workshops to reduce incidents of violence and hopes the community can work to improve substance abuse issues and work more closely with the RCMP. “Sometimes they’re not perfect, each RCMP is different, but we still need to work with them and move ahead,” said Sam. “People need to step forward and provide that important information so we could have had closure on this earlier and people shouldn’t be afraid to provide that information.” The charges in the case have not been proven in court.

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On November 11, Vanderhoof showed up en force to show their support for veterans. Many came forward to lay wreaths and poppies on the cenotaph in Ferland Park.

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Lyme disease and carriers Sam Redding Omineca Express The Omineca Express spoke to wildlife biologist and huntsman from the television program Trigger Effect about the dangers and prevalence of deer ticks and Lyme disease. “The tick family is a fairly diverse family,” said Dean Trumbley. “There’s lots of different species but the deer tick is the one that gets the most attention because of Lyme disease. The deer tick itself is actually unique to the deer family, both the mule deer and the white tail can carry it.” Other animals like moose have their own brand of ticks which cause them several problems in the north but they are not carriers of disease like Lyme disease. The first thing that you notice when you get bit by a Lyme disease carrier is a bullseye shaped bruising around the original bite wound and then symptoms similar to the flu. “Anytime you’re in deer country or tick country you should automatically check yourself,” said Trumbley. “Especially the small hair areas on the back of your neck and pubic areas obviously is anoth-

er one. They’re notorious for it. They usually latch low. They’re so small when they’re not engorged they’re very tiny anything from the size of a pinhead to when they’re fully engorged about the size of the head of a nail.” They’ll jump on people and then they’ll migrate to dark, damp and warm areas, that’s why they go to the back of the head and the neck where there’s lots of blood flow. Then they become engorged and more noticeable. “Once they’ve detached and they’ve pretty much done the Dean Trumbley of Trigger Effect. damage, you can notice an irritation. But when feel it. Normally what people do, they actually bite you and they’re they’ll be sitting there scratchfeeding on you, you don’t even ing their head and all of a sudden

they notice a bump,” said Trumbley. “It’s because the tick has a small numbing agent that it actually puts on for biting, so you can’t even feel the bite. and when they’re latched onto you they’re already in there.” Most of the time, the ticks hide in the tall grasses and crawl right to the top of the grass to wait for a host. “Normally they’re targeting deer,” said Trumbley. “But any warm blooded creature like a human that goes by, they’re going to latch onto them.” To prevent catching any ticks Trumbley has a couple of tips for those woodsmen out there. “First of all know their seasons, know when it is that they’re out there. Deer ticks are more prevalent in the summer months

and the further south you get.” “There’s certain precautionary things you can do like tucking your pants into your socks and making sure that you’re not allowing them to have easy access. But the best thing to do to be 100 per cent sure is, once you get back, get somebody to check you over. Dean’s wife had two deer ticks this year so he is fairly familiar with them and how to remove them. The standard method is to get a red hot pin and poke it so the tick will detach. After removal, remember to keep an eye on the bitten area. “We definitely watched it,” said Trumbley when his wife was bitten. “But a lot of people don’t realize not every deer tick carries Lyme disease. Just because you have a deer tick on you doesn’t mean all of a sudden you’re going to get Lyme disease.” Lyme disease can be fatal though, if left without treatment for too long. But catching it early will help so constant surveillance is the key. “If you get bit by it, keep watching it and even if there’s a small bruise around it, go in right away especially if you get flu like symptoms.”

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The museum has been home to the business Upon the Shelf for several months now which has brought up the question in council on whether or not to allow a business to operate on essentially District of Vanderhoof property. The original agreement was that the business had to be out by September 1 and until then, due rent had to be paid. “That was the original request of council,” said Evan Parliament, Vanderhoof CAO. “And then they came back with fair market rent, they came back with a plan to deal with the water and sewer so they were extended until November 1.” There were three issues that had to be dealt with in this case. Servicing, zoning and fair market rent. And all three have been dealt with according to Parliament. So she’s currently there and she pays the District of Vanderhoof fair market rent and she pays for the utilities to the Historic Society.

In order to keep the business there, Vanderhoof had to make a change to the zoning bylaws to allow commercial enterprise on the property.

“Basically it allows a commercial operation to exist on this public piece of property called the historic society museum,” said Parliament. “In terms of other busi-

nesses, that’s something that council can debate, or something that the OCP, which we are currently reviewing, can deal with. So that’s something that

we can talk about.” sition that the District The original reason of Vanderhoof agrees the historic society let with. Please join us“The for... the business stay there feeling of was because the items council is that as long as sold there reflected the any commercial propervalues of the site. A po- ty goes there it must re-

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BRIEFLY TCM financials improve Thompson Creek Metals reported their third quarter financials for 2013 last week. The company had improved significantly in some areas compared to the year prior. The start-up phase of Mount Milligan had just come in September, making some impact, and improvements in Endako production also helped. Compared to the same period in 2012, molybdenum production had increased 39 per cent at the company’s two molybdenum mines, one of which is Endako. The average cost of producing the molybdenum had also decreased and the company had increased sales of molybdenum as well 47 per cent. The company reported an operating income of $4.5 million as opposed to the previous year’s operating loss of $37.2 million. Jacques Perron, Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Creek, said, “We are pleased to report the start-up at Mt. Milligan in September 2013, which resulted in the initial production of 1.1 million pounds of copper, 1,997 ounces of gold and 7,046 ounces of silver, each in concentrate.” Investorplace online, however, still reported Thompson Creek Metals as being a “strong sell.” WKRB News and Analysis online rated the company as “hold.”

Members of the NKDF society gave $15,000 to the District of Vanderhoof to repair and redo the basement of the Visitor Centre. Torrin Lytle (far left) and Spencer Siemens (right) received the cheque for the centre.

The Vanderhoof Curling Club received $59,250 as the first installment cheque from NKDF. Cherie Jackson (middle left), president of the Curling Club, along with other members, was there to receive the cheque.

NKDF gives nearly $90,000 to Vanderhoof

From left: Ray Klingspohn, Wayne Salewski, Ken Young and Dan Boudreau. Young received the cheque for the $10,000 to go towards the Ferland Park washrooms.

Members of the Nechako Kitimat Development Fund Society gave a cheque to acting mayor Ken Young for $4,500 to go towards an electronic sign that will be a partnership between the district and other businesses.

iPads in the classroom Sam Redding Omineca Express James Holtz, a teacher at Mapes Elementary, is taking part in a revolutionary step in inquiry based learning at the elementary level, the use of iPads in a class setting. We have iPads for most of the students in the classroom,” said Holtz. “I have 19 students, a couple of them have their own so we’re only a few short so a few of the students do share them.” “What it’s really done in our classroom is that it’s opened up the world to everybody,” said Holtz. “We do a lot of questioning there’s a lot of inquiry. We have a question of the day everyday and it used to be some students would have an idea as to what the answer was but now I say the question of the day is this, and everybody is looking them up in their iPads.” The kids generate as many questions as they want and

put them in a box. At the end of the day a question is drawn and the students have to find out the answer to it if they can and come back with it for the next morning. “There are probably 15 or 20 sitting in there at any one time,” said Holtz. “What they left with today was, ‘what would happen if you dug to the centre of the Earth?’ Which is a really great question. You’re going to be discussing some geology, the layers of the earth and that’s often where these go to because what will happen is somebody will find something and they’ll share it with the class and then all of a sudden we’re exploring this topic, That first bit of the day can go any direction.” Another question was about how shoes were made, one student found a video on the internet so they all watched a four minute video in the morning on how shoes are made. Just something to get the brain going in the morning. Holtz said the iPads are used across the entire curric-

ulum. They use them in spelling, math, language arts, social studies, science, even principal Rhonda Togyi has even had them in music class with her. But the iPads are not in lieu of textbooks, they’re just a supplement, a resource for finding information outside of the textbook. “I see a huge benefit for the kids,” said Rhonda Togyi, principal of Mapes. “It’s part of our 21st century learning. We can be more up to date with information and internet literacy. Being in a rural community, there are families that don’t have great internet access so the only chance that they’re children have to learn about these new technologies is at school.” The device has some features on it that can help students who may not be reading as fluently. Often kids are able to think through and discuss things that are beyond their reading level and so the iPads have a natural feature in them that allows kids to have things read to them by the device itself.

New article student for local law office Sam Redding Omineca Express

Michael Reed Law Corporation has hired a new articling student, Philippa Ruth Newman. Newman is excited to come to Vanderhoof to finish her journey to becoming a lawyer. “It’s a trainee position for someone who’s done their law degree and in the last process or stage of their legal training before they are a lawyer in their own right,” said Newman on her new position. “Generally you’re on article student for a year, within the year there is a course that everybody has to do in B.C. and that’s a 10 to 11 week course.” Newman is from the United Kingdom where she was a practicing bar-

rister or lawyer for a few years. “I’ve got an LLB in Business Law and I did that in the early 90s and I did that in the UK,” she said. “And I was called to the bar as a barrister in the bar of England and Wales in the mid 90s. Before my husband and I met I’d actually thought of coming out and immigrating to Canada before.” Newman’s husband was born in Canada but moved back to the United Kingdom and so has an accent like her. “We were looking and we liked British Columbia, I’ve been to Whistler before and my husband got a job and here we are,” she said. “My husband worked in Fort St. John so I’ve been in Canada for 7 years now our kids were born here as well. I was looking for articlers and Michael kindly offered me a course, so I

Philippa Ruth Newman. relocated here and brought my family

“You’re working under the supervision of a lawyer so I’m taking on a caseload, I’m seeing clients but I’m supervised by Michael,” she said. “I was a lawyer in the UK or a barrister so I was independent in my own right there but here I’m going through the qualifications for B.C.” There are several differences in law and practice in Canada and B.C. compared to the U.K. so Newman has to learn and go through those processes before she can be a lawyer here. And what is the biggest difference in being a lawyer here? Not having to wear a wig she said. “As a barrister in the UK I had to wear a wig,” she said. “Here in B.C. you’re not allowed to, there’s actually a law in B.C. that says you can’t do that.”



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Omineca Express

Express Teen to go to international science fair

A remarkable sixteen-year-old Fraser Lake student will be off to Taiwan this winter to take part in an annual international science fair to which 28 other countries will be invited. Andrew Schulz goes to Fraser Lake Elementary Secondary and has been involved in science fairs since he was in grade four. “My family, my sister is also involved. Last year my sister also went to nationals with me,” said Schulz. “It’s funny, we talk about how we do science and other kids do sports.” “And they’re constantly talking about new ideas,” said Schulz’ mother Lilly. “We’ll be driving to Prince George or wherever, they’re like ‘that would be cool, oh what about that?’ So by the time we’ve got back from Prince George they’ve got it worked out how they would have to control variables, how they could control testing.” His latest project was one of a series of projects he has been working on that involve diabetes. This one was to look at and test how various substances that remain on subjects fingers affect the fingerprick blood tests for diabetes. “Basically what I was doing I was looking at how residues of substances on the fingers affected the blood glucose levels when diabetics test their blood and the readings that they get, how the substances affected that,” said Schulz. Schulz found five willing participants who were willing to stick their fingers in things and then prick them on the blood test machines. Schulz chose diabetes because it’s something that he has been around for many years but he himself does not suffer from it. “I’ve always been around diabetes, and coming from a small northern community there’s a high population of shift workers and diabetes is very prevalent,” said Schulz. “Last year my project actually focused on shift work and how shift work affected diabetes. That was very interesting to see.” The results showed that the substances did actually affect the test, and that when people are wiping off their fingers before they take the test, sometimes what they use to wipe won’t be very effective. Four to seven is the recommended range for diabetics on a scale of glucose levels, Schulz was getting results like 28. Which showed the effect of the substances on the test. “Now these results were pretty amazing to me,” said Schulz. “I found that the Kleenex Splash n Go wipes, something you pick up from Wal-Mart for 99 cents, and exfoliating wipes, something you take make-up off with, they did a better job of taking the substances off the fingers than the alcohol swabs.” This is an especially important discovery because Schulz once observed a long term care facility for the elderly where nurses were unable to wash their hands regularly. So if they were unable to wash, they might be unable to get accurate results. These projects typically take anywhere from 6 months to a year at the level that Andrew Schulz is working. The expectations rise for each year and he only has a few left before he has to leave high school and move on to bigger things. But he said the experience he gets and the data he builds will come in handy in the future. “Who knows? I might be in university and now I have so much data,” he said, admitting that he wants to perhaps become a doctor one day. “I’ve always had an interest in health and medicine.” “When kids take that opportunity, it’s amazing where it will take them,” said Lilly Schulz. “Whoever thought, when he got that call from the Science Fair Foundation of B.C., that was amazing. And Schulz is from Fraser Lake, so that’s where he said he wants to work once he becomes a doctor. “I am very honoured to be chosen for these opportunities and to win awards, but ultimately

The W. L. McLeod Elementary Annual The W. L. McLeod Elementary Annual Christmas Craft Fair Christmas Craft Fair will take place on

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Homestay Families Required to Host Foreign Students School District No. 91 (Nechako Lakes) has openings for families to host foreign students coming to our communities and attending our schools. Potential homestay parents are required to have a criminal record check and an interview prior to finalizing a homestay agreement. Families receive a monthly allocation to assist with this project.

Andrew Schulz, stands by his project at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Lethbridge, Alta. He won gold in the intermediate student category for his diabetes research. the greatest reward for me is that my projects help people, particularly diabetics and make our world better.   That really is what Science Fairs are about.  It is amazing that young people everywhere are investigating the world and finding out new things or finding new and better ways of doing things. During the various science fairs, I look forward to sharing my findings with people.  This year, in particular I wanted to get my message out to diabetics because it is important. “It is because my school and our District 91 have committed to making Science Fairs possible that I am where I am today. From Districts I have moved on to Regionals which again is organized by a dedicated group of individuals who work hard to make this opportunity available to students in District 91,57 and Quesnel.   Science Fairs have had a great impact on my life and I am thankful to all the people who have helped along the way.”


A weekly feature highlighting meetings/ proposals, events important to Vanderhoof residents. SNOW REMOVAL MUNICIPAL STREETS The District of Vanderhoof would like to remind the public that - no person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in a position that causes it to interfere with the removal of snow from a roadway. Residents are also reminded that sporting equipment, such as basketball hoops and hockey nets are not permitted on public streets. This restriction is necessary to facilitate snow removal by the municipal works crew during the winter months. Vehicles or equipment found to impede snow removal will be towed at the owner’s expense. Your assistance in keeping our streets free of parked vehicles permits snow-clearing operations to proceed safely and efficiently, saving your tax dollars.

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Steve Legge once used to teach Shotokan Karate at Evelyn Dickson Elementary but now three brown belts, the second highest order, take turns teaching the class on Mondays and Wednesdays. Here Clay Guenther is practicing a kata.

Volleyball Funspiel

FLESS held a Volleyball Funspiel Fundraiser on November 9. The proceeds of the event went to the Senior Girls Volleyball team. RCMP, teachers, FLESS leadership and people from all over participated. Photo by Trina Evans

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Christmas is coming! During this upcoming Christmas season we need to show extra care for the environment and our community. Reducing our environmental impact can be easy. For the next few articles we’ll be talking about how we can make this holiday season greener yet still get that holiday glow. TREES Choosing a Christmas tree is one way you can make a difference. “A study as recent as 2009 (Ellipsos) concluded that a 7-foot cut tree’s impact on climate is 60 percent less than a 7-foot artificial tree used for six years). What? Real trees are better than plastic? Some people may be sensitive to the natural scent of trees (in which case one could choose pine over firs which usually carry a weaker scent). Live trees can contain hibernating insects (though they do not usually get noticed and there are less in farmed trees than backwoods trees) Real trees- come from farms not virgin forests, so they are in fat sustainably harvested- fossil fuels are used from farm to store, from store to home. If buying real trees follow your town’s holiday pick up rules (if they have them) that way trees can get chipped and reused as mulch rather than landfill filler. Fake trees - use large amounts of petroleum in the manufacturing process - if you use a fake tree for decades, you reduce the volume of fossil fuels used. If you go faux, commit and don’t change trees every few years otherwise you are using more fuel and creating more waste every year. Potted trees- require plenty of attention, and need to be kept outdoors for most of the year, moving them into a warm home is not usually healthy. Whatever you decide, think ahead to your future, and remember that your decisions will ultimately pave the road for your childrens’ children. Have questions? Looking at some gift certificates? Come visit me at the Co-op Mall in Vanderhoof Saturday November 23rd & 30th Merry Upcoming Christmas

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Two minutes to remember Fenna Nellen Student Submitted I was playing with the band group in the gym. Everyone was watching us. When the choir would sing I would look out into the crowd. Everyone, the whole school sitting there. I see grade eights wearing hats still. Going against the rules. Lights above us are lit so we can see the music. We are waiting and ready for our next song. I see people talking to each other. I start thinking ‘What are these people doing? They should be listening to us. Do they know how important this is?’ And than I start thinking to myself ‘Do I know how important it is? I was born in The Netherlands. Germany attacked us in World War Two. Canada and France fought with our army to save us. We beat Germany in the war. If it wasn’t for the help of these people. The people that died, got wounded and some lived. The people who gave us there lives. The people that made this beautiful country free! The people that if it wasn’t for them we wouldn’t be alive. I wouldn’t be alive, you wouldn’t be alive. So think about it. On the 11th month of the 11th day of the 11th hour, please, stop were you are, stand, wait, don’t talk. Just stand still. Stand still for two minutes of silence. Just two minutes people. Thank our Canadian soldier’s. Thank them for giving you this life. This family and these friends. Think about how life is now, and how it would be if these people didn’t fight for our country. And for The Netherlands were I was born and were life saving science has been found. And France were good things also come from. If it wasn’t for these people, for these countries we wouldn’t be alive. Thank these people for giving their lives to us, to the country. Think about it, would you give your life to this country? To these people? Just two minutes!!! I beg you!!! Be silent for two minutes! And thank these people. I will be in Prince George in a store but I... don’t... care. I will stop what I’m doing and stand there in silence, for two minutes. What will you be doing? You shall stop in your tracks and think, think quietly about the people who fought for the country. Who fought for your lives. Please just wait, wait for two minutes and think about it. Thank You for reading this. Please as I said, stop in your tracks and think about it. On the 11th month of the 11th day of the 11th month. Thank You for reading. Editors Note: Though Remembrance Day has come and passed, this letter from Fenna Nellen, 14, illustrated the viewpoint of a high school student on the ceremonies so well, that it had to be published in the Omineca Express as soon as possible. The Omineca Express is published every Wednesday in Vanderhoof by Black Press Ltd. Publisher: Pam Berger Editor: Sam Redding

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NVSS Remembrance Day ceremony Letter to the editor We attended the NVSS ceremony for Remembrance day on Friday and wanted to send a bouquet of appreciation to the School, the students, the Band/vocalists led by Ms. Pereira and the presenters. It was a class act and NVSS should be proud. There was not a peep from the hundreds of students in attendance, great respect was shown and the presentations were educational, re-

sourceful and touching.   It is evident that hours of preparation were put in given the exceptional performances and presentations. Clapping was not allowed due to the solemn nature of the service. Still, inwardly we were applauding and proud to be parents of such gifted and respectful young people.     Marcia Kelemen

Trade Missions integral to opening new markets for BC Business Since 2003, the British Columbia forest industry has shipped more than 4.7 billion dollars of lumber to China. This figure is even more striking when you consider that before 2003, lumber shipments to China were minimal. China is now BC’s largest offshore market for forest products, and this market was built over the course of a decade through exceptional collaboration between the BC Government and the forest sector. We charted a strategic and methodical course to build this market, and lumber sales to China have supported  jobs, families and communities across BC.  One of the key elements of that market development plan has been and continues to be governmentled trade missions. Trade missions

work to build a strong brand for BC wood products, and a unified presence between industry and government sends a strong message of commitment to markets that can’t be overstated. The BC forest industry has used these trade missions to make business introductions, develop relationships, formalize training programs to teach local engineers how to build with wood, sign Memorandums of Understanding to advance wood frame construction projects, and much more. The outcomes of these trade missions have brought real, tangible benefits to British Columbians. International trade is far and away the single largest determinant of our prosperity. The Government’s strategy of opening up international markets for BC products is

working, but there is more work to be done. That’s why we were pleased to join Minister Steve Thomson on his trade mission to China and Japan in October. And on November 21, when Premier Christy Clark leads a 13-day trade mission to China, Korea and Japan, we will be alongside her to promote Canfor and our products to potential new customers and to bring new opportunities to British Columbia. Trade missions are an important way to grow our economy, and Canfor is extremely appreciative of the support BC companies receive from government in growing international market opportunities.   Don Kayne, President and CEO Canfor Corporation

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Nechako Notes coMiNG eVeNts.... Will appear, as space is available, free of charge in this section. Coming events are available to non-profit organizations only. This area is not intended for thank you submissions or selling products. It is simply a place for non-profit organizations a place to announce upcoming free activities. You can e-mail your item to or by fax (567-2070). Your organizations’ announcement can also be dropped off at our office located at 155 W. Columbia. Decision of the publisher is final. *** A7

PICTURE THIS....Your activity could be featured in “Picture This.” Snap a photo at your groups’ fundraiser. It could be anything from a car wash to cleaning up our streets. It could even include school activities. Basically people making a difference in our community. Send us your photo by e-mail ( or drop it off at the Omineca Express (150 W. Columbia Street). Please provide a brief description accompanied with the photo. This week’s submission....


Vanderhoof Midget Bears

The Vanderhoof Midget Bears placed second in their tournament on the weekend. On Friday night they beat Terrace 2-0 but lost on Saturday 6-2 against Houston. In their first game on Sunday the boys defeated Fort St. James in the semi-finals. But in their last game Sunday night, the team fought through a heavy loss in the first two periods but managed to push their way to a loss of only 4-3 against Clearwater. “The boys tried hard but couldn’t get the tying goal at the end,” said Coach Steve Silver.


Church Directory For more information or to join Vanderhoof’s Faith Church Directory

Call Pam at 250-567-9258

The Gospel Chapel 448 Connaught Street


11:00 a.m. Worship Service

1393 Highway 16 East (Across from P.J. Collision)

(Affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of Canada)


For more information call

Sunday Morning Worship 9:30 am Sunday School - 11:00 am


Our Mission Glorifying God by helping all people move closer to Jesus Christ one step at a time.

Vanderhoof Christian Fellowship

The Church on the Corner “Giving you a Purpose to live for and People to live with” Worship Service: 11:00 am Sunday School: 9:45 am Small Groups meeting together regularly: We have a place for you to belong! For more information call

567-9198 263 Vanderview Drive For more information visit our website:

Making Jesus known

the w. L. McLeoD eLeMeNtAry ANNuAL christMAs crAft fAir... will take place on November 30th from 9:30 – 3:30. A great selection of crafts for gift ideas. *** seNiors frieNDship ceNtre crAft fAir...November 30th at the Friendship Centre. Everyone welcome. *** christMAs teA & BAZAAr... Saturday, December 7, 11-3pm at the Evelyn Hall, Burrard Street. Everyone welcome. *** NechAKo VALLey historicAL society...meets at 7pm on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the OK Cafe. *** ADuLt BADMiNtoN...every Thursday at 8pm at NVSS gym. Bring your own racquet. Indoor runners required. For more info call Ann at 250-567-9908. *** stuArt NechAKo MANor...looking for volunteers. Help needed with outings, Serving meals, entertainment and visits for the residents. Please contact Marnie at 250 567 6290 for more information. *** VoLuNteers NeeDeD....Would you like to become part of a team working together to improve the quality of life for stroke survivors? The Vanderhoof Stroke Recovery Group is looking for volunteers to join their team. Vanderhoof Stroke Recovery’s goal is to encourage stroke survivors to improve their lives through education, exercise, work groups, crafts, outings, etc. No special skills required; training and orientation are provided. Patience and caring understanding a necessity. Volunteers share responsibilities: assisting with activities, exercises, education, crafts, outings, fund raising. Time commitment: 3 hour meeting each Monday morning (excluding stat holidays), from September through mid-June. Please contact Penny (250) 567-3966 vanderhoofstrokerecovery@ *** seNiors coNNecteD... is looking for Seniors in need of Outreach & Transportation. We are also taking applications for Volunteers wanting to take part in the VSC Program. Vanderhoof Seniors Connected is a program dedicated to improving the quality of life for Seniors/Elders in our community through Companionship and Transportation Assistance. For more information contact DebraAnn Bishop at 250-567-0623 or email at *** cALLiNG ALL seNiors... come and join us for carpet bowling, pool or snooker - Monday and Thursday afternoons at the Friendship Centre. We also have cards or bingo on Wednesday evenings. Music nights are also popular and these are the last Friday night of the month. Come and have some fun! Everybody welcome young or golden agers. Call Oscar for more info: 250-567-4582. *** AL-ANoN...Has your life been affected by someone elses drinking? The AlAnon is for you! Meetings held on Mondays at 7pm in Community Room at Omineca Safe Home Society. For more information contact Gail at 5674318. *** the NorthsiDe woMeN’s iNstitute...meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Newcomers always

Hundreds gathered for the Remembrance Day service and parade to the Cenotaph on Monday, November 11. welcome. For more information call Brenda, 250 567-9705. *** V’hoof hospice society... Do you have a few hours a month to give? Are you sensitive to the special needs of those persons at the end stages of life? Want to be part of a great organization that makes a difference in our community, then we are looking for you. The V’hoof Hospice Society is a not-for profit charity looking for new volunteer members. Our Society has a desire to help others. We are sensitive to the special needs of the dying patient and their families. We do not have personal agendas or “missions” to our Hospice work. Our main fundraising come in the form of donations to our Tree of Life. We are looking for new members to continue this great service. For more info contact Debra-Ann at 250-567-0623 or email *** the fooD BANK... is in serious need of food donations. Specifically the following is needed: Canned vegetables, meat, fish, canned milk, sugar, pasta, pasta sauces, soups, toilet tissue. *** BADMiNtoN At fLess GyM... Every Thursday at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. come out and have some fun! *** the VANDerhoof cANcer support Group...meets the first Friday of every month @ noon at the The Reid. For more info call Karen @ 5674828. *** eNDAKo hALL society...meets every THIRD Wednesday of the month in the hall at 7:30pm. *** the yeLLowheAD DrAft horse an organization for those interested in light and heavy horse driving. Monthly meetings every second Tuesday of the month. For more info contact: Jon 250-567-8484. *** NechAKo QuiLters GuiLD... meets the third Tuesday of the month 9:30 am (Sept. - May) at Nechako View Seniors Common Room. Fran Sheeley 5675254. *** the frAser QuiLters GuiLD... meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10am at the Fort Fraser Community Hall. Newcomers welcome. *** hospice tree of Life... is to honour the living as well as to remember and honour those who have passed on. For more info call Debbie @ 250-567-7956. ***

the frAser LAKe cANcer support Group... meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 12 noon in the New Fraser Lake Restaurant. For further information call Judy at 250699-7763. *** NechAKo VALLey historicAL society...meets every second Thursday of the month 6:30 pm at the Chamber of Commerce office. *** VANDerhoof 899 Air cADet sQuADroN...Cadets will meet every TUESDAY night – 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the 480 Connaught St. at the Gospel Chapel. Anyone age 12 to 18 interested in the Cadet Program is welcome to attend. Any adult interested in assisting in anyway, please contact the officers at the 480 Connaught St. at the Gospel Chapel Tuesday night. For more information call: Capt. John Callaghan 250-640-0218, Yvonne Melo - 250-6907496 Evenings. *** AA MeetiNG... Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. United Church Hall. 567-8087 or 5674588 *** frAser LAKe AA MeetiNGs... Tues & Thurs 8:00 p.m. at St. Wilfred’s Church just across from police station. *** st. JohN hospitAL AuXiLiAry society... meets second Tuesday of the month (with the exception of July & August) at 7:00 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. For further info contact Edna 567-9759 - New members welcome. *** VANDerhoof LiBrAry hours Tuesday 10:00am to 5:00pm Wednesday 10:00am to 5:00pm & 6:30pm to 8:30pm Thursday 10:00am to 5:00pm Friday 10:00 am to 6:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm *** frAser LAKe LiBrAry hours Sunday & Monday Closed Tuesday 10am - 4pm Wednesday & Thursday 3pm - 8pm Friday 10am - 4pm Saturday 10am - 2pm *** NVss BottLe Depot hours Open Mon, Tues, Friday 11am-5pm Saturday 10am-5 p.m. ***




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FLESS Craft Fair A craft fair took place in Fraser Lake on November 16 and 17 at the FLESS gym. Abigail and Isobell (pictured) are riding on some of the toys that the FLESS woodworking class built to make money for charity. Vendors displayed a variety of items from candles, blankets, bowls and jams. Jewellery, purses, baking and books from local authors were all available from many locals. Scenic displays and projects with the history of the area were also set up for everyone to have a look at. Photo by Trian Evans

The Village of Fraser Lake is proud to support:

Fraser Lake

Sparks get fired up

Moonlight Madness Extended hours and specials at many local businesses November 29th, 2013

Taken during the enrollment ceremony on November 4. There is a total of 17 Sparks as well as 10 girls enrolled. Sparks are the youngest group in the Girl Guides of Canada, ages five to six. The Sparks have four leaders also pictured. Phoebe Kingsley, the Responsible Guider; Beverly McInnis, Laura Freeman and Vanessa Stewart. The girls that were enrolled are called Clouds and they receive a first year enrollment pin, then the second year girls help the little Clouds fly up to the Rainbow which is part of a story the girls are told. The motto of the Sparks is to share and be a friend. The Sparks, as well as other groups in Girl Guides, will be singing carols at Riverside Place in December.

Community Spirit Family Fun Carnival Great family fun at the Fraser Lake Arena 3pm to 8pm on November 29th, 2013

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Show them a little love, and they will love you back!

Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Love Vanderhoof Project! Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Wednesday,Love November 20, 2013 | 6-8pm Vanderhoof Project!

Nechako Senior Friendship Wednesday, November 20, 2013Centre | 6-8pm Nechako Senior Friendship Centre 219 Victoria St. E. 219 Victoria St. E.

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Carrot Cake

Dorsey Family Ginger Snaps

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Russian Tea (or Friendship Tea) “This is a lemony spiced tea mix with cinnamon and clove that makes great gifts during the holidays, or any time!” Ingredients: 1/2 cup instant tea powder 1 cup sweetened lemonade powder 1 cup orange-flavored drink mix (Tang is best!) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves Directions: 1. In a large bowl, combine instant tea, lemonade powder, orange drink mix, cinnamon and clove. Mix well and store in an airtight container. 2. To serve, Put 2 to 3 teaspoons of mix in a mug. Stir in 1 cup of boiling water. Adjust to taste.

2 cups molasses 1 cups sugar 2 tbsp vinegar 1 egg 1 tbsp baking soda 1 tbsp ginger 6 cups flour Boil molasses and su then add vinegar, gar together 5 minutes.  Cool till room temperature egg, baking soda , an enough flour to m ake a soft dough. d ginger.  Stir till mixed.  Add   Roll out quite th shapes.  Bake at in and cut into 350 paper or baking m for 8- 10 minutes.  I recommend us ats to cook on or greasing your pans ing parchment . Submitted by Salli Chadwick

Baked Brie with Grapes

Ingredients 1 mini brie wheel (8 oz .) 1 cup California seedle ss grapes 1 teaspoon thyme, fresh minced 1/2 teaspoon rosemary , fresh minced 1 sheet (10 square) pu ff pastry, thawed 1 egg, beaten Directions Pre-heat oven to 400 de grees Fahrenheit. Slice Brie wheel in half horizontally. Press grape s onto cut side of lower cheese. Sprinkle grape half of s with herbs. Press top of Brie onto grapes, sandw them in between the tw iching o halves. Set aside. On lightly floured surfac e, roll puff pastry into a 16x10 rectangle. Cut a round and an 8 round 6 from puff pastry. Brush sm aller round of puff pastr with egg. Set brie/grap y e sandwich onto pastry. Brush larger round of pa with egg and place egg stry side down over Brie. Pre ss out any excess air an crimp edges to seal. Yo d u can decorate top with puff pastry scraps if de Brush outside of the pa sired. stry with beaten egg. Pla ce on cookie sheet and for 20 minutes. Tent loo bake sely with foil and return to oven for 10-15 more utes. Brie should be go minlden brown and puffy looking. Remove from oven and let cool for one hour be fore cutting into Brie. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 201; Protein 10 g; Carbohydrate 9 g; Fa t 14.5 g; Saturated Fat 64% Calories from Fat; 8 g; Cholesterol 73 mg; Sodiu m 268 mg; Fibre .4 g.

Submitted by Anne Stevens

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No matter where the season takes you, may you get there safely. Let us help you plan the perfect trip! 250-567-5676 Email: 2420 Burrard, Vanderhoof

Flapper Pie dian prairie classic!

Delicious old fashioned Flapper Pie, a true Cana This is the best! Ingredients Crust: 1¼ cups graham crackers ¼ cup melted butter ½ cup sugar dash of cinnamon

Filling: 2½ cups of milk ½ cup of white sugar ¼ cup of cornstarch 3 egg yolks 1 tsp vanilla pinch of salt

Meringue Topping: 3 egg whites ¼ cup of sugar ¼ tsp of cream of tartar Instructions about 2 tbsp to the side and Mix all the topping ingredients together, save m and up the sides. Repress the rest into a 10 inch pie plate, in the botto and cook on a medium ther frigerate. Combine the filling ingredients toge constantly! Set aside to stir to sure ng heat until it boils and thickens, maki meringue ingredients together cool while you make the meringue. Beat the the crust and top with the until they form stiff peaks. Pour the filling into brown up all lovely on will meringue, making beautiful little spikes that slide into a 350 degree and top the on top! Sprinkle the rest of the crumbs , around 10 minutes but oven. Bake until the meringue browns like below in the fridge and eat the watch it carefully! All ovens are different! Cool days, meringue topped few a same day. This isn’t a pie that is going to last mere hours before made best is This pies get slimy between the layers. serving. Submitted by Joan Adams

Ukranian Christmas “Crunchies” These crisp, light Khrustyky are fried like fritters. My husbands grandmother made these every year! Icing Sugar (powdered/Icing) 2 egg yolks Oil (or vegetable shortening) for 1 whole egg deep frying 4 Tbsp. sugar 4 Tbsp. whipping cream - divided 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour Pinch salt In a electric mixer -- Beat yolks and whole egg together until thick and lemon coloured, about 10 minutes. Add the sugar and beat well to dissolve about 5 minutes.  Sift the flour with a pinch of salt and whisk 1/2 of it into the egg mixture, alternating with the cream. Mix in the other 1/2 of the flour by hand (with a spoon) with remaining cream. Leave to stand for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Divide the dough in half for easier rolling.  Turn 1/2 of the dough out onto a well floured surface and knead gently with floured hands.  Dough will be sticky at first. Roll out lightly until paper thin with a well floured rolling pin on a well floured surface. Using a  pizza cutter, cut into strips about 3 inches X 1 1/2 inches. Cut straight across or cut diamond shape. Cut a slit in the lower half of each piece. Pull one end through the slit. Deep fry at 350º F. until golden brown on both sides. Cook a maximum of 4-6 crullers at a time. Drain on paper towels.  Place icing sugar in a sieve and sprinkle sugar on them before serving. Makes about 36. Submitted by Anne Stevens

Orange Shortbread Fingers ½ cup unsalted Butter 4 Tbsp Sugar, plus extra for sprinkling Finely grated rind of 2 Oranges (scrub and dry oranges before grating) 1½ cups Flour Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment. Beat together the butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Beat in the orange rind. Gradually add the flour and gently mix to form a soft ball. Roll out the dough between two pieces of waxed paper to about ½-inch thick. Cut into fingers. Sprinkle over a little extra sugar and place on baking sheet. Prick gently with a fork and bake about 20 minutes (keep an eye on them from the 10-minute point). When done the fingers will be a light golden colour. Cool on racks and enjoy. Makes about 18

Cranberry Cheese Pie

Submitted by Penny Swales

Cranberry tartness wi th a sweet cream chee se filling & crumbly to pping Ingredients: Crust: Pastry for a 10” pie sh ell (your own or a mi x) First Filling Layer: 8 oz                 cream cheese, softened 1                      large egg ½ cup              icing suga 11 oz               sweeten r ed condensed milk ¼ cup              lemon juice, fresh or bottled Second Filling Layer: 2 Tbsp             cornsta rch 14 oz               canned whole cranberry sauc e Topping: 2/3 cup           all purp os 1/3 cup           brown e flour sugar, packed ¼ tsp               cinna mon ¼ tsp               salt ¼ cup              butte r or hard margarine   ½ cup              choppe d pecans or walnuts (optional)   Instruction: Crust: Roll out pie shell and line 10 inch pie plate.   If you don’t have a plate, use a 9 inch an 10 inch pie d a 4 or 5 inch size.  If you choose to put a 9 inch pie plate, pla all the filling in ce it on a baking shee t to catch any boil-ove First Filling: rs. Beat cream cheese, eg g and icing sugar in a medium bowl until sm condensed milk and lemon juice.  Spread ooth.  Add in bottom of pie shell Second Filling: . Stir cornstarch into cra nberry sauce in a small ing. bowl.  Spoon over th e first fillTopping: Mix flour, sugar, cinna mon and salt in a bowl .  til mixture is crumbly.   Stir in pecans (option Cut in butter or margarine unal).  Sprinkle over 2n in a 375 F oven (190 dlayer.  Bake C) for 45 to 55 minu tes until set and light Lay a piece of foil ov ly browned.  er pie if topping is ge tting too brown.  Submitted by Karen Olson


As we welcome in another holiday season, we’d just like to say thank you to all of our patrons for their support and wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! 250-567-4842

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250-699-8330 Dee’s Fruitcake Cookies (family recip

Ginger Shortbread


¾ cup unsalted Butter ½ to 1 cup Candied Ginger (to your taste—I really like ginger so I put in lots!) ½ cup Icing Sugar 1 cup Flour ¼ tsp Powdered Ginger ½ cup Corn Starch Prepare baking sheets with parchment. Preheat oven to 300° F. Sift dry ingredients (flour, ginger, corn starch) and put aside In food processor blend butter and candied ginger. Blend in dry ingredients to form ball. Roll dough between two sheets of waxed paper to about ½-inch thick. Cut shapes with cookie cutter or cut into bars. Prick gently with a fork. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on rack and enjoy. Makes about 24 cookies Submitted by Penny Swales

Mustardy Cabbage

For those folks who like to have ham instead of turkey dish – very simple but so tasty.

– this is a great side

¼ cups Flour ½ tsp Baking So da ½ tsp Salt ½ tsp Cinnamon ½ cup Butter ¾ cup Sugar 1 Egg 1 cup chopped D ates 1 ½ cups mixed candied fruit ½ cup raisins ½ cups walnuts (optional) Preheat oven to 32 ingredients. Blen 5° F and prepare baking sheets with parchment. d butter and suga Si r until light and Add dry ingredie creamy. Blend in ft dry nts. Gently fold in fruit (and nuts egg. Drop by spoonful as l on baking shee t. Bake 8 to 10 m desired) until blended. Cool and enjoy. inutes until light ly browned. Option: Change proportions of fru cookie. it and nuts to cr eate your own sp ecial Submitted by Pe nny Swales

1 tbsp oil 4 slices bacon – chopped 1 cup chopped onion ½ head shredded cabbage 1 apple – cored, peeled and chopped ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ¼ cup heavy cream 4 tbsp whole grain mustard

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Line a 10” pie pan with your favorite pastry, chill.

, cook until bacon In large skillet over medium heat add oil, bacon, and onion , salt and pepper, cook is crisp and onion browned a little. Add cabbage, apple mustard cook until and 8-10 minutes or until cabbage is wilted. Stir in cream heated through, serve.

Spread 1/3 of the cheese in bottom of pie pan, layer onions on top of cheese.

Submitted by Corrie Parker

Italian Bread Salad Here is a recipe for that  person who doesnt really like stuffing, but does like the bread as part of the meal 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 TBS olive oil 1/4 tsp salt and pepper 10 slices stale Italian Bread slices, chopped in bite size pieces 6 plum tomatoes 1 small red onion, chopped 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves (optional) 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 tsp oregano Whisk first 4 ingredients well until completely combined. Combine rest of ingredients in large bowl. Add dressing. Toss gently. Let rest for 20 minutes in fridge before serving Submitted by Corrie Parker

Savoury cheese and onion pie 10 oz cheese (½ swiss, ½ gruyere is yummy) 2 tbsp flour - toss together and set aside 4 tbsp butter, 2 large onions – sliced saute in large skillet until opaque and just turning golden.

2 large firm tomatoes, sliced, 1 tsp fresh chopped basil In same skillet heat above, layer on top of onions, cover with remaining cheese. 2 large eggs, ¾ cup cream, 1/8 tsp nutmeg Mix well and pour over onions and tomatoes. Bake 35-40 minutes or until nicely browned. You can serve it hot, but I like to chill it and put out skinny pieces of it on snack platters. Submitted by Corrie Parker

Hot Vanilla

Here is recipe that puts the ordinar y hot chocolate upside down. Cho colaty cream on top of a warm vanilla drin k. So good after a day in the snow, or even as a before bedtime treat. 1/2 cup whipping cream 3 tbsp chocolate syrup 1/4 tsp cinnamon Whip until stiff peaks form, set asid e. 6 cups milk, 12 tsp sugar Heat in a pot over low medium hea t (or a microwave). Stir in 1 tsp van illa extract. Fill your mugs with hot milk mixture, put on dollop of chocola te whip cream and enjoy. Submitted by Corrie Parker

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For all that God has created. May your days be blessed with family and friends this holiday season.

Merry Christmas from


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Peanut Butter Buckeyes

A fun treat to make and put out on your snack platter or to give as gifts. You do not have to put in the graham crackers if you cannot have gluten, they just won’t be crunchy, which is yummy in itself. 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 6 cups icing sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 6 whole graham crackers, pulverized (optional) 4 cups semi sweet chocolate chips In large bowl combine first 4 or 5 ingredients, it will seem very dry Roll into 1 inch balls, place a toothpick into each one, put on a lined cookie tray and chill. Melt chocolate, using toothpick, dip each on into the chocolate, leaving a small circle of peanut butter showing. Refrigerate until hardened, remove toothpicks. Makes about 7 dozen Submitted by Corrie Parker

Pumpkin cheesecake squares

A fast and easy recipe to make and have on hand for those unexpected holiday visitors. 1 pkg pound cake mix 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 large egg 2 tbsp melted butter Mix in electric mixer until crumbly. Press dough into the pan.

1 – 8 oz pkg cream cheese – softene d 1 – 15 oz can pumpkin 1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

2 large eggs ½ tsp salt Cream the cream cheese until soft and creamy. Add remaining ingredients, blend until smooth. Pour over crus t. 1 cup pecans – chopped. Sprinkle on top of pumpkin. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 10x15 pan. Bake 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan. Cut into squares when completely coo led. Note: You can use a homemade bot tom if you like – graham crackers, pastry etc. Submitted by Corrie Parker

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Something different, a holiday cinnamon roll, or just because For Dough: 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup canned pumpkin or mashed cooked pumpkin 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten For Caramel Frosting: 1 package dry yeast 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup bread flour 2 tablespoons milk 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted Instructions For Dough: In small saucepan, heat milk and butter just until warm (120130 degrees) and butter is almost melted, stirring constantly. In large mixer bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar and salt. Add milk mixture to pumpkin and beat with electric mixer until well mixed. Beat in egg and yeast. In separate mixing bowl, combine flours. Add half of flour mixture to pumpkin mixture. Beat mixture on low speed 5 minutes, scraping sides of bowl frequently. Add remaining flour and mix thoroughly (dough will be very soft). Turn dough into lightly greased bowl, then grease surface of dough lightly. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Turn onto floured surface. Knead a few turns to form a smooth dough, sprinkling with enough additional flour to make dough easy to handle. On lightly floured surface, roll dough into 12x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Brush surface of dough with melted butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar mixture. Beginning with long side of dough, roll up jelly roll style. Pinch seam to seal. With sharp knife, cut roll into 12 slices, about 1 inch wide each. Place rolls, cut side up, in greased 9x9-inch baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover rolls and let rise until nearly doubled, 30 to 45 minutes. Bake rolls at 350 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan to waxed paper-lined wire rack. Cool 10 to 15 minutes. For Caramel Frosting: In small saucepan, heat butter until melted. Stir in brown sugar and milk. Cook over medium low heat 1 minute. Transfer to small mixer bowl and cool mixture. Stir in vanilla, salt, and confectioners’ sugar. Beat with electric mixer until well blended. If necessary, add more confectioners’ sugar for desired consistency. Drizzle caramel frosting over cinnamon rolls. Submitted by Corrie Parker

Raisin Cookies

1 cup marg 2 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp all spice 4 cup flour 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 2 cup raisins 1 cup water

Boil raisins and wate r. Let cool.  Cream marg and sugar.  Ad vanilla.  In a separa d eggs and te bowl, mix dry ing redients.  Alternate wet ingredient to m adding dry and arg and sugar mixtur e, stirring after each spoonfuls onto cook addition.  Drop ie sheet and bake at 400 for 10-12 minu tes. Submitted by Salli Ch adwick

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (VARIOUS LOCATIONS) Qualifications: • Proven administrative skills to maintain office documentation, processes and function • Demonstrated ability to work independently to meet specific objectives within specific timeframes • Ability to collect and manage documents to monitor for integrity of information • Ability to ensure security of confidential information • Assist with data entry • Must have sound working knowledge of standard computer applications and keyboard skills • Must be able to promote the activities of PTP ASEP Training Society in a clear and accurate manner • Experience with First Nation communities, culture and protocols DATA ENTRY SPECIALIST (PRINCE GEORGE) Qualifications: • Knowledge of basic computer operations • Knowledge of basic database procedures • Skill in using an alphanumeric keyboard • Skill in reviewing, proofing and verifying data • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet functions • Strong attention to detail • Results Driven EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (PRINCE GEORGE) Qualifications: • 5 years experience in administrative roles with a minimum of 2 years in a senior administrative capacity in a high paced environment • Advanced proficiency using current Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Speed and accuracy in work processing are essential • Excellent English language skills (written and verbal) • Highly organized self-starter with proven ability to multitask under minimal supervision • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with senior management • Ability to think critically, solve problems and make decisions independently • Highly service-oriented individual with the ability to demonstrate tact, discretion, confidentiality and trustworthiness • Ability to adapt responsibilities based on changing environments and requirements • Strong attention to detail APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 P.M. November 29, 2013 Reply by email to: Attention: PTP ASEP Training Society Hiring Committee. Please provide: • Covering Letter • Resume (3 pages max.) • Three references


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Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) is looking for two Delegated Social Workers. This is an exciting opportunity to engage aboriginal children, youth and families in building a healthy and positive future. In this position you will be responsible for providing delegated child welfare services to Carrier Sekani members. You work closely with other agency staff, community partners and MCFD to deliver culturally appropriate, holistic and integrated supports under the Child Family and Community Services Act to children and youth, families, and foster parents. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • Degree in Social Work or other related discipline • The successful applicant will be required to complete the Caring for First nations Society Delegation Training KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES • Provides support and guardianship service to aboriginal children and youth in care • Collaboratively plans for children in care with families, band members and other community partners • Recruits, screens, studies and trains foster parent applicants; manages residential resource contracts • Supports approved foster parents to meet the needs of children and youth in care • Liaises with community wellness teams and MCFD to support planning and provision of voluntary support services to families • Works in partnership with other agency staff and programs to coordinate service delivery Proof of qualifications, a class 5 Driver’s Licence and a clear criminal record check will be requested from the successful applicant. TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to: Email: Fax: (250) 563-3376 For a more detailed description of this opportunity and to learn more about our organization, visit We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Is currently looking for full time Equipment operators, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Road Builder, Feller Buncher Operator and Owner/Operator Logging trucks to work in the Vanderhoof and Fraser Lake areas. ONLY EXPERIENCED OPERATORS TO APPLY. Benefit package and registered pension plan available. To apply fax resume to: (250) 699-6545 email:

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 91 (NECHAKO LAKES) Limited Duration Journeyman Carpenter TQ Vanderhoof Maintenance Department HOURS OF WORK: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week DUTIES TO COMMENCE: Immediately - August 31, 2014. RATE OF PAY: $27.28 per hour as per the current Collective Agreement School District No. 91 (Nechako Lakes) is seeking a highly motivated, progressive individual who would be interested in working as a Journeyman Carpenter - Trades Qualified in the Vanderhoof Area. This individual would provide carpentry and maintenance services to the repair, alteration and construction of District buildings, fixtures and equipment.

HIRING DRIVERS Vanderhoof Wood Chip Haul Seeking qualiĮed drivers for immediate openings in Vanderhoof, BC for chip hauling. We oīer: • Full Time, Year Round Work • Home Every Day • CompeƟƟve Wage, BeneĮts & Pension You possess: • Super B driving experience • A clean drivers abstract • References We are an equal opportunity Employer and we are strongly encouraging Aboriginal peoples to apply.,Fax:250-314-1750 Phone: 1-877-700-4445

The ideal candidate should demonstrate or meet the following criteria: KNOWLEDGE:  O completion of Grade 12 (Dogwood Certificate)  O valid BC Trade Certification as a Carpenter  O valid Class 5, B.C. Driver’s License with an exemplary driving record as demonstrated by a current driver’s abstract. EXPERIENCE  O Experience gained through Trades Qualification apprenticeship program inclusive of 1 year industry related experience  O Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate and Familiarity with Work Safe BC safety procedures SKILLS & ABILITIES  O ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications  O good basic knowledge of painting and finishing  O ability to perform a variety of skilled carpentry tasks in the construction and maintenance of school district facilities  O thorough and current knowledge of the standards, practices, regulations, methods, tools and equipment of the trade  O ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion in dealing with requests, complaints and clarification of information    O ability to use judgement to interpret, analyze and modify methods and procedures  O physical capability to perform the job duties  O basic working knowledge of computers For complete duties and responsibilities of this position, please contact Lynn Maksymchak at 250-567-2284 or Applications will be accepted for the following position until 4:00 pm, Friday, November 22, 2013 by: LYNN MAKSYMCHAK DISTRICT PRINCIPAL - HUMAN RESOURCES/ LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 91 (NECHAKO LAKES) PO BOX 129 VANDERHOOF BC V0J 3A0

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Babine Forest Products is currently searching for a Journey Level Electrician with experience in lumber processing machinery. Key responsibilities include troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment and systems, machinery operation, understanding of electrical systems, expertise with all tools related to the trade and good communication skills.

$695 - $725

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1 bedroom basement/daylight suite. Separate entrance. N/S, References and damage deposit required. No Pets $600 per month includes utilities. Avail Dec. 1st 250-570-1605

Townhouses 3/bdrm townhouses in a family- friendly complex. Close to downtown, schools & park. $695/mth. 250-567-4430


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Misc. for Sale FOR SALE or trade (for Red Heifers). 5 year old Red Angus Bull, pure bred, not registered. Papers possible with DNA test. Smooth shouldered, range bull survivor, nice calves, not a heifer bull, I’m not into line breeding, will eat if no sale/trade. M. W. Fountain (250) 698-7321

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TRIDEM WATER truck and 2007 10x30 QA shack. 2004 WS 4900 SA 120 barrel with only 115,000 kilometers. Preemissions. Recent CV. Maintenance records available. 403-340-9328.

Trucks & Vans 1995 Chev 4x4 pickup for sale. Extended cab with doors, good condition, 160,000 kms, gas. $6900. Burns Lake. Call 250-698-7533 evenings

The successful candidate must be able to establish a working relationship with maintenance, production and management personnel to achieve the goal of the organization. You must understand the mechanics of working machinery, be able to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment and facilities. The ability to understand and work with work order systems, machine histories, scheduling, warehousing and related maintenance fields is necessary. Preferred qualifications would be a minimum of 3 years in an Industrial Electrician position and Red Seal certification as a Journeyman Electrician. Experience with Allen Bradley PLC’s, Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi VFD’s and IT communications is also preferred. Please forward your resume by November 22, 2013 to: Anne Currie Human Resources Assistant Babine Forest Products Limited Confidential fax 503-291-5591 Babine Forest Products, working jointly with First Nations, provides equal opportunity for employment including First Nation status privileges. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and the potential for career advancement. We wish to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Remembrance Day

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Omineca Express

It was a chilly morning but Vanderhoof veterans, cadets and servicemen were all in attendance for the Remembrance Day ceremonies at Nechako Valley Secondary school and Ferland Park cenotaph. The Last Post and then the Rouse was played on trumpet by Craig Smith, a volunteer fire fighter, at Ferland Park while a crowd of Vanderhoof residents stood in silence and respect. Many businesses and services in Vanderhoof laid wreaths, including the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako, and then the public laid wreaths and poppies on the cenotaph.

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