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Correlieu Secondary School made the announcement on their Facebook page. (file photo).

COVID-19 case detected at Correlieu Secondary School in Quesnel

This case marks the seventh time COVID-19 has been detected in the Quesnel School District

Correlieu Secondary School made the announcement on their Facebook page. (file photo).
Lori Weseen gives a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to William Lindstrom. Lindstrom was the first person immunized at the new clinic inside Arena 2 in Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

‘We answer the call,’ Quesnel nurse one of many making pandemic switch

Vanessa Salmons is helping lead vaccination efforts in Quesnel

Lori Weseen gives a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to William Lindstrom. Lindstrom was the first person immunized at the new clinic inside Arena 2 in Quesnel. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A crash on the Quesnel River Bridge is backing up southbound traffic on Highway 97 in Quesnel. (File Photo)

Crash on Quesnel River Bridge backs up southbound traffic

At least three vehicles were involved in the collision, which took place on the bridge

A crash on the Quesnel River Bridge is backing up southbound traffic on Highway 97 in Quesnel. (File Photo)
The Johnston Bridge has continued to see deterioration as council debates what should be done to fix it. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

City council choses direction for aging Johnston Bridge

They’ve requested a report to get a complete price tag for a comprehensive repair

The Johnston Bridge has continued to see deterioration as council debates what should be done to fix it. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. (Betsy Kline photo)
Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. Photo: Betsy Kline

Quesnel airport will host commercial flights again on June 28

Central Mountain Air announced they will be operating five round trips a week to Vancouver

Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. (Betsy Kline photo)
Central Mountain Air’s Beech 1900D. Photo: Betsy Kline
The Quesnel RCMP capped off a busy week by seizing drugs, cash and a handgun after being called to a domestic dispute on Friday, Feb. 12. (Quesnel RCMP)

RCMP WEEK: Quesnel’s crime reduction unit sees success seizing drugs

Corperal Matt Isaak heads the 4-person unit, which has seized over 3 kgs of drugs in the past year

The Quesnel RCMP capped off a busy week by seizing drugs, cash and a handgun after being called to a domestic dispute on Friday, Feb. 12. (Quesnel RCMP)
Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)

LETTER: Cariboo Regional District director asks for provincial action on roads

Area B Director Barb Bachmeier’s letter to the editor as published in the May 5 Observer

Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)
Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this photo of the binders and binders of letters and paperwork she’s received on area roads in the past few years. (Submitted photo)

Cariboo MLAs call on province to fix region’s roads

Minister Rob Fleming said more resources were on the way to the region

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this photo of the binders and binders of letters and paperwork she’s received on area roads in the past few years. (Submitted photo)
Council will discuss the Johnston Bridge repairs at their May 11 council meeting. The bridge’s lifespan could be extended by up to 20 years, at a cost of between $2 - $2.5 million. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

Quesnel council to debate Johnston Bridge repairs May 11

City staff gave four options for repair, recommends comprehensive fix

Council will discuss the Johnston Bridge repairs at their May 11 council meeting. The bridge’s lifespan could be extended by up to 20 years, at a cost of between $2 - $2.5 million. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
A map shows the number of cases in each local health area across the province. (BCCDC)

COVID-19 cases on the rise in Quesnel, another elementary school case detected

Voyageur Elementary School reported an exposure between April 22 - 26

A map shows the number of cases in each local health area across the province. (BCCDC)
Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty advises Conservative leader Erin O’Toole on mental health and wellness. (House of Commons Photography)

Cariboo-Prince George MP calling for 1-year deadline to establish 3-digit suicide hotline

Todd Doherty’s motion calling for 9-8-8 as a national hotline passed unanimously in December

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty advises Conservative leader Erin O’Toole on mental health and wellness. (House of Commons Photography)
Students and teachers joined the marchers as they passed by their school on the Nazko highway, but not before raising a fist in solidarity. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Community marches in Nazko to honour, remember MMIWG

A 10 km walk was punctuated with speakers and drumming

Students and teachers joined the marchers as they passed by their school on the Nazko highway, but not before raising a fist in solidarity. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A school bus passes by the crash site while traffic control halts any cars coming from the other direction. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Three vehicle crash on Quesnel River Bridge sends one to hospital, slows traffic

The route is seeing more traffic as the Johnston Bridge Loop is closed due to flooding

A school bus passes by the crash site while traffic control halts any cars coming from the other direction. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Audrey McKinnon was officially named the NDP nominee for the federal riding of Cariboo-Prince George. (Twitter)

Audrey McKinnon confirmed as Cariboo Prince-George federal NDP nominee

The nomination comes during speculation the federal government

Audrey McKinnon was officially named the NDP nominee for the federal riding of Cariboo-Prince George. (Twitter)
This map shows what detours to use while the Johnston Bridge Loop is closed. (City of Quesnel Map)

Annual flooding closes Johnston Loop in Quesnel

Some drivers will need to change their routine to cross the Quesnel River

This map shows what detours to use while the Johnston Bridge Loop is closed. (City of Quesnel Map)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Black Press Media image)

FOREST INK: A year to remember for lumber prices

Jim Hilton pens a column for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer every week

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Black Press Media image)
Correlieu Secondary School teacher Ashleigh Desbiens-Korum (far left) and Keri Osha (far right) stand alongside the students behind an awareness campaign for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the school including: Joely Paul (from left), Adrianna Alec, Amber Martin and Jessica Johnny (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel students bring awareness to plight of MMIWG at their school

Correlieu Secondary Students plan a walkout and display at their Quesnel district school

Correlieu Secondary School teacher Ashleigh Desbiens-Korum (far left) and Keri Osha (far right) stand alongside the students behind an awareness campaign for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the school including: Joely Paul (from left), Adrianna Alec, Amber Martin and Jessica Johnny (Cassidy Dankochik photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Wilkinson Street is one of four roads in Quesnel set for emergency repairs. The roads were planned for repairs in future years, but a bad winter has caused them to degrade quickly. (City of Quesnel Photo)

CITY HALL: Quesnel’s mayor and council discuss local road conditions

Bob Simpson said ministry sending more resources to tackle road issues

Wilkinson Street is one of four roads in Quesnel set for emergency repairs. The roads were planned for repairs in future years, but a bad winter has caused them to degrade quickly. (City of Quesnel Photo)
Quesnel Cariboo Observer Publisher Tracey Roberts, Quesnel City Councillor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg and Quesnel Chamber of Commerce manager Kathy Somerville judged the student’s artwork. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel brought a little bit of joy through art contest

Local students’ artwork was on display in the downtown Quesnel offices of Johnston Meier

Quesnel Cariboo Observer Publisher Tracey Roberts, Quesnel City Councillor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg and Quesnel Chamber of Commerce manager Kathy Somerville judged the student’s artwork. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Sidney Boyd was reported missing on April 19. (Submitted Photo)

Family of missing Quesnel man offering reward for information leading to his return

The family of Sidney Boyd has been searching for him in Prince George and Quesnel since mid-April

Sidney Boyd was reported missing on April 19. (Submitted Photo)