Melanie Law

Around 70 delegates from across the B.C. forestry sector convened in Quesnel last week to discuss the future of the industry. Melanie Law photo

Cariboo Think Tank calls for ‘forest resiliency’ to keep sector viable

Delegates at Future of Forestry Think Tank agree industry needs to transition

Around 70 delegates from across the B.C. forestry sector convened in Quesnel last week to discuss the future of the industry. Melanie Law photo
Lawyers Erin Brandt, left, and Paula Krawus are travelling Northern B.C. in The Law Bus, bringing legal services to smaller northern communities. Melanie Law photo

Travelling lawyers hope to make legal services accessible in every community

A new company is creating a network of experts to connect rural communities with services

Lawyers Erin Brandt, left, and Paula Krawus are travelling Northern B.C. in The Law Bus, bringing legal services to smaller northern communities. Melanie Law photo
Views to a marshy field through trees burned by the Elephant Hill wildfire last summer. Tara Sprickerhoff photo

Small-business owners can get prepared with free disaster-proofing webinars

Small business owners in the north can connect to a two-part series via the web

Views to a marshy field through trees burned by the Elephant Hill wildfire last summer. Tara Sprickerhoff photo
A bridge on private property in Nazko, which crosses the Nazko River. David Law photo

Ministry of Public Safety offers financial aid to victims of floods

Those affected must apply by Aug. 1, 2018

A bridge on private property in Nazko, which crosses the Nazko River. David Law photo
Minister Doug Donaldson at Quesnel’s CNC campus for the Forestry Think Tank. Melanie Law photo

Quesnel hosts Future of Forestry Think Tank

Researchers, industry experts and policy makers are in Quesnel to discuss the future of the sector

Minister Doug Donaldson at Quesnel’s CNC campus for the Forestry Think Tank. Melanie Law photo
Residents of Upper Mud River Road southwest of PG put on evacuation alert
Residents of Upper Mud River Road southwest of PG put on evacuation alert
Some buildings in Nazko have been almost submerged by the Nazko River.                                Melanie Law photo

Flood waters in Nazko expected to rise again

B.C. River Forecast is expecting water to rise to last weekend’s peak levels

Some buildings in Nazko have been almost submerged by the Nazko River.                                Melanie Law photo
Postmen co-ordinating donations for Nazko residents

Postmen co-ordinating donations for Nazko residents

Disaster relief organization has details on all most needed items

Postmen co-ordinating donations for Nazko residents
Nazko residents under evacuation order for second time in 12 months

Nazko residents under evacuation order for second time in 12 months

Community under evacuation order for flood after fire forced residents out of homes last summer

Nazko residents under evacuation order for second time in 12 months
Melanie Law photo

Nazko residents under evacuation order for second time in 12 months

Community under evacuation order for flood after fire forced residents out of homes last summer

Melanie Law photo
West Fraser CEO Ted Seraphim will retire next year. File photo

West Fraser CEO to retire, COO Ray Ferris to take reins

Ted Seraphim will retire in 2019 after six years at the helm

West Fraser CEO Ted Seraphim will retire next year. File photo
Lindsay Chung is raising funds for Wounded Warriors Canada through a bike ride from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia.                                Melanie Law photo

Quesnel local heads to Sarajevo for bike ride in aid of Wounded Warriors

Lindsay Chung was inspired to take on a 600 km ride after a friend served in the Balkans

Lindsay Chung is raising funds for Wounded Warriors Canada through a bike ride from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia.                                Melanie Law photo
Winter tire extension in effect for 2019

Winter tire extension in effect for 2019

Many routes will require winter tires until April 30 next year

Winter tire extension in effect for 2019
Image courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Ministry of Transportation moves forward with Highway 97 Interconnector for Quesnel

The plan for a highway bypass around Quesnel is in development for completion within five years

Image courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Prince George RCMP are warning that $100 fake dollar bills have been circulating in the city. File image
Prince George RCMP are warning that $100 fake dollar bills have been circulating in the city. File image
Exterior renovations can include those for facades, signage, murals, architectural features, siding, lighting and awnings.                                File photo

$20,000 of funding up for grabs for facade improvement in the Cariboo

Businesses can apply to beautify commercial properties

Exterior renovations can include those for facades, signage, murals, architectural features, siding, lighting and awnings.                                File photo
CMY Kane photo

Domestic Violence Workshop set for First Nations youth

?Esdilagh First Nation is planning an all-ages event, featuring performances and dance

CMY Kane photo
Faster internet coming to rural areas in northern B.C.

Faster internet coming to rural areas in northern B.C.

Provincial and federal funding announced for 33 communities

Faster internet coming to rural areas in northern B.C.
Quesnel sledge hockey player James Gemmell is heading to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.                                Melanie Law photo

B.C. para-hockey champ chases gold in PyeongChang

Northern B.C. athlete James Gemmell is focused on Paralympic podium

Quesnel sledge hockey player James Gemmell is heading to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.                                Melanie Law photo
Beginner skiers age seven to 10 took off on a mass start on Saturday morning at Hallis Lake.                                Melanie Law photo

Students show focus in Quesnel’s Elementary School Cross-country Ski races

Students age five to 12 competed at Hallis Lake on Feb. 17

Beginner skiers age seven to 10 took off on a mass start on Saturday morning at Hallis Lake.                                Melanie Law photo