Cassidy Dankochik

The New Pathways to Gold Directors met for their quarterly board meeting and AGM at Historic Hat Creek Ranch April 20-21. Left to right, Director Chief James Hobart, Secretary Byron Spinks, Indigenous Co-Chair Cheryl Chapman, Director Mike Retasket, Financial Administrative Manager Gord Rattray, Executive Director Don Hauka, Director Ron Paull, Co-Chair Brent Rutherford and Multicultural Director Susanna Ng. (Richard Wright photo - Submitted)

New Pathways to Gold make executive change during meeting at Hat Creek Ranch

It was the society’s first meeting since longtime member and chair Terry Raymond passed away

The New Pathways to Gold Directors met for their quarterly board meeting and AGM at Historic Hat Creek Ranch April 20-21. Left to right, Director Chief James Hobart, Secretary Byron Spinks, Indigenous Co-Chair Cheryl Chapman, Director Mike Retasket, Financial Administrative Manager Gord Rattray, Executive Director Don Hauka, Director Ron Paull, Co-Chair Brent Rutherford and Multicultural Director Susanna Ng. (Richard Wright photo - Submitted)
A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Five municipalities in Cariboo Fire Centre get FireSmart grants

They will receive nearly $700K in funding from Community Resiliency Investment grants

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Witnesses reported a drone spying on children in Prince George. (Black Press file photo)

Prince George RCMP investigating reports of drone spying on children

Police say the drone even hovered outside a child’s bedroom

Witnesses reported a drone spying on children in Prince George. (Black Press file photo)
Alysha North was last seen on March 21, 2022, and was reported missing to Quesnel RCMP on March 29. (RCMP Photo)

UPDATE: Police say missing Quesnel woman found

Alysha North was reported missing on March 29

Alysha North was last seen on March 21, 2022, and was reported missing to Quesnel RCMP on March 29. (RCMP Photo)
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Highway 97 in the morning of Monday, March 28. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

At least one person taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash just south of Quesnel

Traffic is still flowing in both directions, and police expect to remain at the scene

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Highway 97 in the morning of Monday, March 28. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Team Canada skip relishing opportunity to return to Prince George for world championships

Kerri Einarson was set to represent her country in 2020, before COVID cancelled the tournament

Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The incident took place nine kilometres south of Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Highway 97 reopens after crash near Red Bluff Road

Emcon Services is reminding drivers to slow down in work zones

The incident took place nine kilometres south of Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)
The pin fundraiser has had 10 different designs over the last ten years. (Submitted photo)

Quesnel autism awareness fundraiser entering 10th year

Matthew and Laura Hender have spent the last decade raising funds for local charities

The pin fundraiser has had 10 different designs over the last ten years. (Submitted photo)
Paramedics, doctors and nurses have helped Natasha Wasmuth (sitting) throughout her epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and seizures. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Epilepsy leaves a mark in Quesnel

Natasha Wasmuth has launched epilepsyQuesnel’s annual fundraiser

Paramedics, doctors and nurses have helped Natasha Wasmuth (sitting) throughout her epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and seizures. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is looking for public input on 10 road repair projects in the Cariboo. (Ministry Map)

Ministry seeking input on 10 road repair projects in the Cariboo Region

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is looking for feedback on highway repairs

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is looking for public input on 10 road repair projects in the Cariboo. (Ministry Map)
An RCMP officer walks in front of a window with holes in it on Allard Street. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

RCMP North District Emergency Response Team arrest man in Quesnel

Robert Hendrikus Hovestad was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant

An RCMP officer walks in front of a window with holes in it on Allard Street. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Matt, Jody, Lucy and Lilly Gallant (alongside Izzy) have received help for Lucy’s disabilities from Variety BC. Lucy’s story will be shared as part of Variety’s annual telethon broadcast on Global TV. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel kindergartener ‘poster-girl’ for Variety telethon

Lucy Gallant, along with her twin sister Lilly, have been filming commercials for the telethon

Matt, Jody, Lucy and Lilly Gallant (alongside Izzy) have received help for Lucy’s disabilities from Variety BC. Lucy’s story will be shared as part of Variety’s annual telethon broadcast on Global TV. (Submitted Photo)
Police in Quesnel have been kept busy the last three months. (Observer file photo)

Quesnel RCMP arrest man after another downtown stabbing

Police have made arrests in four stabbings and a murder since Dec. 2, 2021

Police in Quesnel have been kept busy the last three months. (Observer file photo)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel, Vanderhoof and Williams Lake. (File Photo)

Cariboo hockey update: Northern Capitals unbeaten in southern road trip

Players from Vanderhoof, Quesnel and Williams Lake play for the Capitals

The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel, Vanderhoof and Williams Lake. (File Photo)
Ed Coleman worked as the CEO of Barkerville Historic Town and Park. In 2020 he gave CEO Kate Cox a Barkerville pen filled with gold on the Fraser River Walking Bridge in Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Former Quesnel city councillor new mayor of Wells

The former CEO of Barkerville, Ed Coleman was elected alongside three new councillors

Ed Coleman worked as the CEO of Barkerville Historic Town and Park. In 2020 he gave CEO Kate Cox a Barkerville pen filled with gold on the Fraser River Walking Bridge in Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Angry spectators threw their masks on the ground after being asked to wear them during a Quesnel city council meeting. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Angry spectators heckle Quesnel mayor and council at meeting

Bob Simpson stopped the meeting, and ejected the gallery before continuing

Angry spectators threw their masks on the ground after being asked to wear them during a Quesnel city council meeting. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

U17 Cariboo Cougars sweep weekend series

Cariboo hockey teams were in action after outdoor games in late-January

Williams Lake RCMP arrested a couple allegedly associated with a stolen truck. (Observer file photo)

Williams Lake RCMP arrest man, Quesnel woman in McLeese Lake, seizing drugs and a machete

The couple is alleged to be associated with a stolen truck from Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP arrested a couple allegedly associated with a stolen truck. (Observer file photo)
RCMP say the public should not approach Robert Hovestad, instead immediately call the police if they see him.(RCMP Photo)

Quesnel RCMP searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ man

RCMP say the public should not approach Robert Hovestad, and immediately call police if they see him

RCMP say the public should not approach Robert Hovestad, instead immediately call the police if they see him.(RCMP Photo)
The District of Wells will be holding a by-election for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Wells by-election voters take advantage of advance poll

A record-setting number of voters have voted early in the election for mayor and council

The District of Wells will be holding a by-election for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)