Rebecca Dyok

A public hearing to amend zoning to allow the use of supportive housing and emergency shelter at the Ramada Inn will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at Quesnel City Hall. BC Housing is seeking to move Seasons House off Carson Avenue and expand supportive housing units in the community. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A public hearing to amend zoning to allow the use of supportive housing and emergency shelter at the Ramada Inn will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at Quesnel City Hall. BC Housing is seeking to move Seasons House off Carson Avenue and expand supportive housing units in the community. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Derek Dixon arrived in Quesnel on Thursday, Aug. 11, after cycling from Kamloops to help raise money for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund, which supports canine cancer research. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Kamloops man cycles to Quesnel to take a bite out of dog cancer

Derek Dixon has so far raised over $3,000 for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund

Derek Dixon arrived in Quesnel on Thursday, Aug. 11, after cycling from Kamloops to help raise money for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund, which supports canine cancer research. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
West Fraser has amended its B.C. operating plan, resulting in the elimination of one shift at Fraser Lake Sawmill, Williams Lake Lumber, and Quesnel Plywood. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo — Williams Lake Tribune)
West Fraser has amended its B.C. operating plan, resulting in the elimination of one shift at Fraser Lake Sawmill, Williams Lake Lumber, and Quesnel Plywood. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo — Williams Lake Tribune)
A notice of civil claim has been filed against the City of Quesnel, the city’s manager, and the provincial government by non-vaccinated employees who were terminated earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)

Former employees launch lawsuit against City of Quesnel around vaccine mandates

A notice of civil claim was recently filed in B.C. Supreme Court

A notice of civil claim has been filed against the City of Quesnel, the city’s manager, and the provincial government by non-vaccinated employees who were terminated earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)
Tyson Roberts of Quesnel holds on during the saddle bronc event at the B.C. High School Rodeo in Spring 2020. (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Support pours in for seriously injured rising Quesnel rodeo star

Tyson Roberts, 16, remains in Vancouver General Hospital

Tyson Roberts of Quesnel holds on during the saddle bronc event at the B.C. High School Rodeo in Spring 2020. (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The City of Quesnel and Lhtako Dené Nation announced the renaming of Ceal Tingley Park on Tuesday, June 21. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Lhtako Dene Park new name of Quesnel park

Ceal Tingley Park was renamed on National Indigenous Peoples Day

The City of Quesnel and Lhtako Dené Nation announced the renaming of Ceal Tingley Park on Tuesday, June 21. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Bonanza Ledge Mine is located near Wells, east of Quesnel, on Barkerville Mountain. (Osisko Development photo)

Escalating operating, capital costs result in temporary closure of Bonanza Ledge II Mine

As many as 85 employees will be let go, says Osisko Development

Bonanza Ledge Mine is located near Wells, east of Quesnel, on Barkerville Mountain. (Osisko Development photo)
Sidney Boyd was reported missing on April 19, 2021. (RCMP handout photo)

Quesnel area man still missing one year later

Sidney Boyd was last seen in downtown Quesnel

Sidney Boyd was reported missing on April 19, 2021. (RCMP handout photo)
The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)

Sick pelicans reported across the Cariboo

Pelican at Alkali Lake tests positive for avian flu

The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)
There was heavy police presence at Correlieu Secondary School on Wednesday, April 20. (Rod Reid photo)

Weapon complaint sparks lockdown at Quesnel high school

Report of a man with a firearm outside Correlieu Secondary School deemed unfounded: RCMP

There was heavy police presence at Correlieu Secondary School on Wednesday, April 20. (Rod Reid photo)
Dolly has already lost at least 20 pounds after arriving last October to Crooked Leg Ranch. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel dog moving along her weight loss journey

A severely overweight dog at Crooked Leg Ranch is capturing attention and hearts

Dolly has already lost at least 20 pounds after arriving last October to Crooked Leg Ranch. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Ukrainian-Canadian heart cries in Quesnel

“This is a real genocide,” Nataliya Williams says of the Russia-Ukraine war

Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Quesnel Kangaroos oust Williams Lake Stampeders in CIHL playoffs

The best-of-three series ended with game two at the West Fraser Centre

(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)
Rail shipment of lumber from B.C.’s Interior. (Black Press Media files)

Provincewide mill reduction credited to lack of rail transportation

Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson called on provincial government to expedite rail repairs

Rail shipment of lumber from B.C.’s Interior. (Black Press Media files)
(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

PHOTOS: Mail delivered the old-fashioned way with dog sleds on Gold Rush Trail in Barkerville

The annual Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run ended Sunday, Feb. 27

(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

West Fraser temporarily adopts three day work week at B.C. lumber mills

Industry pressed with significant inventory challenges

Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A rally was held outside the Quesnel Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for Carmelita Abraham who was the victim of a homicide. (Rebecca Dyok - Quesnel Observer photo)
A rally was held outside the Quesnel Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for Carmelita Abraham who was the victim of a homicide. (Rebecca Dyok - Quesnel Observer photo)
Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes has been elected to the position of caucus chair for the BC Liberal caucus. (Kevin Falcon/Twitter)

Oakes thrilled to be elected caucus chair for BC Liberals

A new role was announced for the Cariboo North MLA on Feb. 7

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes has been elected to the position of caucus chair for the BC Liberal caucus. (Kevin Falcon/Twitter)
?Esdilagh Land Guardian Darren Tenale (Photo submitted)

HOMETOWN HEROES: Darren Tenale is the eyes and ears of ?Esdilagh traditional territory

Land guardian passionate in protecting cultural resources

?Esdilagh Land Guardian Darren Tenale (Photo submitted)
Lhoosk’uz Dene Coun. Ella Stillas went to St. Joseph’s Mission for three years. On Tuesday, Jan. 25 she joined the Lhtako Dene Nation for a day of healing and recognition for residential school survivors such as herself that attended St. Joseph’s Mission. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Healing journey continues for Quesnel-area St. Joseph’s Mission survivors years later

First Nations across B.C. held events on Jan. 25 supporting residential school survivors

Lhoosk’uz Dene Coun. Ella Stillas went to St. Joseph’s Mission for three years. On Tuesday, Jan. 25 she joined the Lhtako Dene Nation for a day of healing and recognition for residential school survivors such as herself that attended St. Joseph’s Mission. (Rebecca Dyok photo)