Quesnel

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

 

Svetlana, her two sons, Nathan and Daniel and their dog before they started hiking. (Doug Zdanivsky photo)

Tips from Quesnel Search and Rescue and rescued family on hike preparedness

Broken ankle after falling through a staircase leads to rescue extraction from overnight hike

 

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)

Family of missing Quesnel man turns to private investigator of popular podcast to solve case

Investigator claims foul play involved, RCMP says no evidence yet to suggest that

 

Tom Schoen of First Journey Trails points out some of the lower sections of trail which have already received some maintenance by trail builder and crew leader Michael Wijma. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Soda Creek mountain bike network gets needed maintenance

Xatśūll First Nation is partnering with trail company First Journey Trails to refresh the network

Tom Schoen of First Journey Trails points out some of the lower sections of trail which have already received some maintenance by trail builder and crew leader Michael Wijma. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo

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Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo
RCMP-GRC crest (Black Press file photo)

Emergency crews free man trapped in overturned tractor trailer near Quesnel

The incident occurred on Highway 97 early Friday morning

RCMP-GRC crest (Black Press file photo)
RCMP crest (Black Press Media file)

Trio arrested in Quesnel crime spree: RCMP

The suspects are believed to have been involved in several thefts from local businesses

RCMP crest (Black Press Media file)
Quesnel RCMP detachment (Observer File Photo)

Man wanted on outstanding warrants arrested after fleeing twice from Quesnel RCMP

Two vehicles were disabled by spike belts in the Bouchie Lake area

Quesnel RCMP detachment (Observer File Photo)
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)
A flood warning has been issued for the Quesnel River. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Flood watch upgraded to flood warning for Quesnel River

A flood watch continues for tributaries in the Cariboo Mountains

A flood warning has been issued for the Quesnel River. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel 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)
The city is warning of potential flooding. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

City warns residents to prepare for flooding as Quesnel River rises

The areas at risk of flooding at this time do not include any residential properties

  • Jun 15, 2022
The city is warning of potential flooding. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Volunteers sit outside a bat roost site as part of one of the bat counts which take place in the spring across the province to help monitor bat populations. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bat counts begin in Cariboo region this month

The BC Bat Count Program helps monitor the population of a key species at risk

  • Jun 11, 2022
Volunteers sit outside a bat roost site as part of one of the bat counts which take place in the spring across the province to help monitor bat populations. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD hosting ‘board on the road’ meetings in Barkerville June 9, 10

There will be meetings and a community barbecue

  • May 30, 2022
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Peter Josephy, co-founder of Richbar Golf and Gardens, with his wife Guadalupe Fuentes Flores, his son Roy, and daughter Anne. Peter celebrates his 100th birthday June 30th. (Contributed photo)

Family-run Cariboo nursery celebrates 65 years in bloom

Richbar Golf and Gardens was established in 1957 just outside of Quesnel

  • May 24, 2022
Peter Josephy, co-founder of Richbar Golf and Gardens, with his wife Guadalupe Fuentes Flores, his son Roy, and daughter Anne. Peter celebrates his 100th birthday June 30th. (Contributed photo)
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo

Singletrack or cross-country, your 2-wheel Cariboo adventure starts here

With hundreds of trails to explore, discover this must-visit mountain bike destination

  • May 16, 2022
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo
The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.

Electoral boundary review underway

Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North could be amalgamated into one

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.
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)