Quesnel

A man was taken to hospital by BC Ambulance on Wednesday, Jan 19 after a stabbing in downtown Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A man was taken to hospital by BC Ambulance on Wednesday, Jan 19 after a stabbing in downtown Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Environment Canada says walkways could become dangerously icy. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Flash freeze warning issued for Cariboo region

Environment Canada says residents should expect icy and slippery surfaces

Environment Canada says walkways could become dangerously icy. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).
Bob Simpson says he will be seeking a third term as mayor of Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Bob Simpson says he will be seeking a third term as mayor of Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Gary, Bill, Randy, Chad, Marcus, Chad, Ryan, Teela, Cole and Julie stand in front of the sand and grader leased to ?Esdilagh. (Photo submitted by Emcon Services)

?Esdilagh First Nation takes over snow clearing on West Fraser Road

Before the area’s closest snow clearing crew was stationed in Quesnel

Gary, Bill, Randy, Chad, Marcus, Chad, Ryan, Teela, Cole and Julie stand in front of the sand and grader leased to ?Esdilagh. (Photo submitted by Emcon Services)
Quesnel Kangaroos captain Alessio Tomassetti celebrates after scoring in the second period of a game against the Terrace River Kings at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29, 2020. A game between the two scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases on Terrace. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

CIHL games postponed in Quesnel and Williams Lake

The Terrace River Kings are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, games against Kitimat are still a go

Quesnel Kangaroos captain Alessio Tomassetti celebrates after scoring in the second period of a game against the Terrace River Kings at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29, 2020. A game between the two scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases on Terrace. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)

CRD extends FireSmart wood waste free disposal program

Existing taxation will cover program cost instead of tipping fees

The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)
Fox 1 could regularly be spotted near Petro Canada in downtown Quesnel and was recently trapped by Second Chance Wildlife Rescue. (Photo submitted)

Return to the wild: Sibling foxes to be released after venturing into downtown Quesnel

“It was such a good end to the story,” says animal rescuer

Fox 1 could regularly be spotted near Petro Canada in downtown Quesnel and was recently trapped by Second Chance Wildlife Rescue. (Photo submitted)
George Jennex (left) and Len Butler, Conservation Inspector of the Thompson Cariboo Region (middle), show off Jennex’s Shurlock hitches in Williams Lake. The improved safety of the hitch will help reduce hitch decoupling and prevent theft on Conservation trucks in the Cariboo. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Quesnel inventor’s hitches now being used by Cariboo BC Conservation officers

George Jennex’s Shurlock hitches have found a home on Cariboo conservation vehicles

George Jennex (left) and Len Butler, Conservation Inspector of the Thompson Cariboo Region (middle), show off Jennex’s Shurlock hitches in Williams Lake. The improved safety of the hitch will help reduce hitch decoupling and prevent theft on Conservation trucks in the Cariboo. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The flooding appears to be caused by an ice jam along the Quesnel River. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The flooding appears to be caused by an ice jam along the Quesnel River. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Lights donated by the Quesnel Rotary Club and Quesnel Canadian Tire were put on display in Lytton this Christmas. (Submitted Photo)

After a heartbreaking year, Lytton’s Christmas lights return with assist from Quesnel

The local Rotary Club and Canadian Tire teamed up to bring cheer to the wildfire-devastated village

Lights donated by the Quesnel Rotary Club and Quesnel Canadian Tire were put on display in Lytton this Christmas. (Submitted Photo)
The city of Quesnel is asking drivers to be careful on the Johnston Bridge Loop. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Ice jam causes flooding in Quesnel’s Johnston Loop

The Quesnel River is completely covered by ice

The city of Quesnel is asking drivers to be careful on the Johnston Bridge Loop. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A person kneels down to grab a photo of the fox in downtown Quesnel on Tuesday, Dec. 28. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

PHOTOS: Curious fox captivates attention in downtown Quesnel, B.C.

Convenience store staff asking people to not feed the red-tailed visitor

A person kneels down to grab a photo of the fox in downtown Quesnel on Tuesday, Dec. 28. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Snow was being removed in downtown Quesnel Tuesday, Dec. 28. An extreme cold warning is in effect once again. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Extreme cold warning reissued

Bone-chilling temperatures set new records

Snow was being removed in downtown Quesnel Tuesday, Dec. 28. An extreme cold warning is in effect once again. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes receives a COVID-19 vaccine dose at Quesnel’s Arena 2. (Twitter)

Quesnel MLA prioritizing family, vaccines during holidays

Coralee Oakes reflects on a very weird 2021 year

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes receives a COVID-19 vaccine dose at Quesnel’s Arena 2. (Twitter)
The Fraser River footbridge falls under a blanket in snow in Winter of 2020. The bridge could once again be hit with the white stuff this weekend. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

UPDATE: Cariboo snowfall alert upgraded to warning

Quesnel and Williams Lake could see heavy snowfall this weekend

The Fraser River footbridge falls under a blanket in snow in Winter of 2020. The bridge could once again be hit with the white stuff this weekend. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) determined police actions played no role in a pedestrian fatal crash on Highway 97 north of Hixon. (File Photo)

Pedestrian who died on Highway 97 near Hixon earlier fled from RCMP: IIO

The driver of a red Dodge van was found dead just hours after police attempted to pull him over

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) determined police actions played no role in a pedestrian fatal crash on Highway 97 north of Hixon. (File Photo)
Joe Hart is one of the new owners of the Quesnel Golf Club. Other owners include Dennis England, and Kit and Gary Collins. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

New owners, new vision for Quesnel Golf Club

The new owners are hoping to bring the course up to par

Joe Hart is one of the new owners of the Quesnel Golf Club. Other owners include Dennis England, and Kit and Gary Collins. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
A lottery ticket sold in Quesnel is worth $1 million. (File Photo)

Million dollar lottery ticket sold in Quesnel

A local resident could be very lucky

A lottery ticket sold in Quesnel is worth $1 million. (File Photo)
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)

Quesnel man found not criminally responsible in 2018 stabbing death of uncle

Kristopher Edward Leclair was found to be suffering from schizophrenia

  • Dec 7, 2021
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)