Heather Norman

There was a heavy police and fire presence at the scene of the explosion on Wednesday evening. Heather Norman photo

Man dead following explosion in South Quesnel

One man has died following an explosion at a residence in South Quesnel on Wednesday, June 12

There was a heavy police and fire presence at the scene of the explosion on Wednesday evening. Heather Norman photo
West Fraser has announced curtailments in five B.C. mills. File photo

West Fraser announces temporary production curtailments in five northern BC mills

Mills in Quesnel, Williams Lake, Smithers, Fraser Lake and Chetwynd will be affected

West Fraser has announced curtailments in five B.C. mills. File photo
Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel

Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel

The man whose wheelchair rolled over on him has died

Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel
Curtis Spencer was assaulted early in the morning of April 12 in North Quesnel.                                GoFundMe/Shannon Swanton photo

GoFundMe started for family of Quesnel assault victim

Curtis Spencer was found severely injured on Callanan Street in North Quesnel in April

Curtis Spencer was assaulted early in the morning of April 12 in North Quesnel.                                GoFundMe/Shannon Swanton photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court on May 16, eliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to return to B.C. court in July

Catherine Adams is under a 20-year ban on owning animals, from a 2015 sentence in Smithers

A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court on May 16, eliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial court house in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial court house in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
Screen shot/BC Wildfire Service’s Interactive Fire Map

Emcon workers help firefighters douse blaze at their Nazko building

The fire is currently classified as under control

Screen shot/BC Wildfire Service’s Interactive Fire Map
Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                Heather Norman photo

Local theatre groups to compete in Central Interior Zone Festival in Kersley

The festival will see performers from Kersley, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Prince George

Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                Heather Norman photo
The Facebook logo is displayed on an Apple iPhone. (Bloomberg)

B.C. mayor quits Facebook, says it reduces discussions to ‘schoolyard slurs and bullying’

Bob Simpson wrote about his decision on the city’s website

The Facebook logo is displayed on an Apple iPhone. (Bloomberg)
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UPDATED: New fire near Comstock Lake ‘being held’

The fire is still 76 hectares in size

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Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services

Todd Doherty highest spending MP: report

The Members’ Expenditures Report listed Doherty’s expenditures at $466,722.57

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services
Quesnel RCMP make high risk arrest

Quesnel RCMP make high risk arrest

Nearby homes were evacuated during the hours long negotiation

Quesnel RCMP make high risk arrest
Smoke from the 2018 wildfires often made for a hazy sun in Quesnel. Tyler Olsen photo

Quesnel, Prince George and Williams Lake had worst air quality in Canada in 2018: report

All three cities also had some of the worst air quality in the world during the B.C. wildfires

Smoke from the 2018 wildfires often made for a hazy sun in Quesnel. Tyler Olsen photo
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Trial date moved for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams

Adams will now be facing her breach of probation charges in court on May 16

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Snowfall warning in effect for Quesnel, Williams Lake

Snowfall warning in effect for Quesnel, Williams Lake

Snow and ice pellets in the forecast for 100 Mile House, according to Environment Canada

Snowfall warning in effect for Quesnel, Williams Lake
Sienna Clement in her hospital bed in Vancouver. GoFundMe/Patti Morris photo

Fundraiser started for family of Northern B.C. teen with lung cancer

Sienna Clement was diagnosed with lung cancer on Dec. 18

Sienna Clement in her hospital bed in Vancouver. GoFundMe/Patti Morris photo
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File

Quesnel experiences spike in credit card fraud

Fraudsters are using stolen credit and debit card numbers to make fraudulent purchases

AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
Quesnel’s provincial government building. File photo

Trial date set Quesnel local charged with murder, attempted murder

Kristopher Edward Leclair is charged in relation to a July 2018 fatal stabbing

Quesnel’s provincial government building. File photo
Dunrovin Park Lodge residents Doug Paterson (left) and Larry Syme with therapy dogs Dusty (left) and Meg.                                 Heather Norman photo

Cariboo’s Therapy and Reading Assistance Pets looking for funds, volunteers

Volunteer group takes therapy dogs to seniors’ homes, helps children learn to read

Dunrovin Park Lodge residents Doug Paterson (left) and Larry Syme with therapy dogs Dusty (left) and Meg.                                 Heather Norman photo
A teacher looks at the memorial. Heather Norman photos

Students at Cariboo school remember missing, murdered women with interactive shoe memorial

Display honoured those killed at École Polytechnique as well as Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

A teacher looks at the memorial. Heather Norman photos