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)
A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Five municipalities in Cariboo Fire Centre get FireSmart grants

They will receive nearly $700K in funding from Community Resiliency Investment grants

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake’s 2009 Total Ice Titans win HSL tourney in Alberta

“I’m proud of the boys,” said head coach Tyrell Lucas

2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)
Alysha North was last seen on March 21, 2022, and was reported missing to Quesnel RCMP on March 29. (RCMP Photo)

UPDATE: Police say missing Quesnel woman found

Alysha North was reported missing on March 29

Alysha North was last seen on March 21, 2022, and was reported missing to Quesnel RCMP on March 29. (RCMP Photo)
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Highway 97 in the morning of Monday, March 28. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

At least one person taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash just south of Quesnel

Traffic is still flowing in both directions, and police expect to remain at the scene

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Highway 97 in the morning of Monday, March 28. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The incident took place nine kilometres south of Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)

Highway 97 reopens after crash near Red Bluff Road

Emcon Services is reminding drivers to slow down in work zones

The incident took place nine kilometres south of Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer photo)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake. (File Photo)

Northern Capitals playing for U18 female provincial championship

The Capitals boast players from Quesnel, Williams Lake and Vanderhoof on the roster

  • Mar 21, 2022
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel and Williams Lake. (File Photo)
West Fraser Williams Lake Plywood. (John Wiege photo)

Industrial Update: West Fraser – Focusing on a sustainable future

Company name reflects start in the region with mills in Quesnel, Williams Lake

  • Mar 20, 2022
West Fraser Williams Lake Plywood. (John Wiege photo)
The pin fundraiser has had 10 different designs over the last ten years. (Submitted photo)

Quesnel autism awareness fundraiser entering 10th year

Matthew and Laura Hender have spent the last decade raising funds for local charities

The pin fundraiser has had 10 different designs over the last ten years. (Submitted photo)
Paramedics, doctors and nurses have helped Natasha Wasmuth (sitting) throughout her epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and seizures. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Epilepsy leaves a mark in Quesnel

Natasha Wasmuth has launched epilepsyQuesnel’s annual fundraiser

Paramedics, doctors and nurses have helped Natasha Wasmuth (sitting) throughout her epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and seizures. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)