Quesnel

A renovated landing at the Fraser River Footbridge is one of three projects in the City of Quesnel’s waterfront development plan that received funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel receives over $850,000 in riverfront funding

A grant from Northern Development will fund three projects aimed at enhancing Quesnel’s waterfront

 

The water is about a foot deep on some of the fields at Westwick Ranching Inc. in Miocene, east of Williams Lake with recent fall flooding. (Antonia Westwick photo)

More than 110 properties impacted by fall flooding in Central Cariboo

Some roads have washed out, basements and ranches flooded

 

Grizzly bear sightings are up in the Likely area this year. (Ivan Hardwick photo)

COS says grizzly bear sightings up in the Likely area

Two grizzly bear siblings were moved a short distance away from Likely

 

The best photo of the Fraser River Footbridge taken on Oct. 23 or 24 will be rewarded with a donation to the Polio Plus Fund. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel’s footbridge set for scarlet spotlight

The Fraser River Footbridge will be bathed in red light to mark World Polio Day Oct. 23 and 24

The best photo of the Fraser River Footbridge taken on Oct. 23 or 24 will be rewarded with a donation to the Polio Plus Fund. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Connelly Longe holds daughter Alayna after helping cut the ribbon to George Longe Memorial Park on Wednesday, August 5. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Connelly Longe holds daughter Alayna after helping cut the ribbon to George Longe Memorial Park on Wednesday, August 5. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Cash and drugs were seized by police Sunday from a rural property near Quesnel. (Quesnel RCMP photo)

Drugs, cash seized by Quesnel RCMP during raid on rural property over long weekend

Police seized 507 grams of methamphetamine, 750 ecstasy capsules, 20 grams of cocaine

Cash and drugs were seized by police Sunday from a rural property near Quesnel. (Quesnel RCMP photo)
A special weather statement has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Angie Mindus photo)

Special weather statement issued for Cariboo Chilcotin

Severe thunderstorms may develop Friday afternoon, cautions Environment Canada

A special weather statement has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Angie Mindus photo)
C&C Wood Products filed for bankruptcy June 2, 2020. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Court approves sale of C&C Wood Products and Westside Logging in Quesnel

The company filed for bankruptcy June 2, 2020 and PricewaterhouseCoppers was appointed receiver

C&C Wood Products filed for bankruptcy June 2, 2020. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in vehicle collision in front of Quesnel hospital
Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in vehicle collision in front of Quesnel hospital
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Quesnel and Williams Lake Monday evening, July 27. Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Quesnel, Williams Lake areas Monday evening, July 27

These storms could produce winds of 90 kilometres per hour

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Quesnel and Williams Lake Monday evening, July 27. Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo.
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for Cariboo north including Quesnel. (Black Press file image)

Severe thunderstorm watch ended for Cariboo north including Quesnel

Conditions could produce strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain

  • Jul 21, 2020
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for Cariboo north including Quesnel. (Black Press file image)
Quesnel RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision involving a motorhome July 17. (Karen Powell photo)(Karen Powell photo)
Quesnel RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision involving a motorhome July 17. (Karen Powell photo)(Karen Powell photo)
The Quesnel River Bridge is now reduced to single lane alternating traffic after a motor vehicle incident forced the bridge’s closure just before noon on Monday, July 13. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel RCMP investigating hit and run on Quesnel River Bridge

Bridge traffic reduced to single lane alternating

The Quesnel River Bridge is now reduced to single lane alternating traffic after a motor vehicle incident forced the bridge’s closure just before noon on Monday, July 13. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The RCMP E-division Major Crime Section is investigating a homicide that occurred on July 6 near Quesnel. (Observer file photo)

RCMP confirm homicide investigation underway near Quesnel

Police releasing few details four days after homicide occurred Monday, July 6

The RCMP E-division Major Crime Section is investigating a homicide that occurred on July 6 near Quesnel. (Observer file photo)
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)

RCMP seek man facing sexual assault charges

Police believe he may be living on central Vancouver Island but also has a history in the Cariboo region

  • Jul 7, 2020
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)
Kate Cox the new Chief Executive Officer of Barkerville Historic Town and Park and Cottonwood House and retired CEO Ed Coleman walk across the Fraser River Walking Bridge in Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Barkerville writes a new page in its own history book

Kate Cox is the new CEO of Barkerville Historic Town and Park and Cottonwood House Historic Site

Kate Cox the new Chief Executive Officer of Barkerville Historic Town and Park and Cottonwood House and retired CEO Ed Coleman walk across the Fraser River Walking Bridge in Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The slide area on West Fraser Road on Quesnel’s Deep Creek. Photo courtesy of Emcon Services
The slide area on West Fraser Road on Quesnel’s Deep Creek. Photo courtesy of Emcon Services
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Quesnel and Williams Lake stating that 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible between Tuesday June 30 and Thursday July 2. (NEWS file photo)

Special weather statement in effect for Quesnel and Williams Lake

Environment Canada says 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible through Thursday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Quesnel and Williams Lake stating that 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible between Tuesday June 30 and Thursday July 2. (NEWS file photo)
A severe thunderstorm watch is now in effect for the Cariboo including Quesnel and Williams Lake. (Black Press File Photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Cariboo

Quesnel and Williams Lake could see strong winds, heavy rain and hail

A severe thunderstorm watch is now in effect for the Cariboo including Quesnel and Williams Lake. (Black Press File Photo)
Quesnel’s provincial government building. Melanie Law photo

Quesnel man receives time-served, two years probation for downtown sexual assault of teen

The incident occurred in January in the alley behind 130 Malcolm Drive

Quesnel’s provincial government building. Melanie Law photo