Heather Norman

Nalyssa Runge. Heather Norman photos

Meet the 2019 Quesnel Ambassador candidates

The speech and talent night and pageant will take place on July 4 and 5

Nalyssa Runge. Heather Norman photos
A child releases a Chinook Salmon into the Fraser River.                                 Heather Norman photos

Eco-Sprouts launches with fish release

A half dozen kids released Chinook Salmon into the Fraser River on June 19

A child releases a Chinook Salmon into the Fraser River.                                 Heather Norman photos
Mike Jones holds one of his knives outside the door to his workshop. Heather Norman photo

On the cutting edge: Meet Quesnel’s knife maker

Mike Jones talks about becoming a full-time knife maker, and tricks of the trade

Mike Jones holds one of his knives outside the door to his workshop. Heather Norman photo
Consultant Heddy Bing addresses local businesses at the Community Futures-hosted workshop.                                 Tracey Roberts photo

Community Futures brings in consultants for local businesses

The consultants ran a workshop and one-on-one meetings with local business owners

Consultant Heddy Bing addresses local businesses at the Community Futures-hosted workshop.                                 Tracey Roberts photo
Caterpillars and butterflies swarm the sleeping campers in The Great Campfire. They tell the campers to put out their fire when they leave, and save them all.                                 Heather Norman photos

Photos: Students perform The Great Campfire at Red Bluff Elementary

The Great Campfire teaches kids about respecting their environment and fire safety

Caterpillars and butterflies swarm the sleeping campers in The Great Campfire. They tell the campers to put out their fire when they leave, and save them all.                                 Heather Norman photos
Local Firesmart Representative Amanda Vibert was at Spirit Square on Saturday, June 8, to answer any questions from the public about Firesmarting their homes as part of the City’s Wildfire Preparedness Day.                                 Heather Norman photo

Meet Quesnel’s Firesmart representative

Amanda Vibert is coordinating Firesmart workshops around town and assessing individual homes

Local Firesmart Representative Amanda Vibert was at Spirit Square on Saturday, June 8, to answer any questions from the public about Firesmarting their homes as part of the City’s Wildfire Preparedness Day.                                 Heather Norman photo
CBC’s Paul Tedeschini is doing a reading of his new work, The Grace of Strange Weather, on June 21 at the Sunset Theatre.                                 Submitted photo

Wells’ Sunset Theatre unveils summer season lineup

The lineup features award-winning touring productions, play readings, concerts, and world premieres

CBC’s Paul Tedeschini is doing a reading of his new work, The Grace of Strange Weather, on June 21 at the Sunset Theatre.                                 Submitted photo
The iris is the flower used to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.                                 Photo submitted

Quesnel local raising awareness about elder abuse

Saturday, June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The iris is the flower used to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.                                 Photo submitted
There was a heavy police and fire presence at the scene of the explosion on Wednesday evening. Heather Norman photo

Man dead following residential explosion in South Quesnel

One man has died following an explosion at a residence in South Quesnel on Wednesday, June 12

There was a heavy police and fire presence at the scene of the explosion on Wednesday evening. Heather Norman photo
Strawberry rhubarb pie. Flickr stock photo

Quesnel’s annual rhubarb competition and fundraiser returns

The Better at Home fundraiser is looking for your best rhubarb concoctions

Strawberry rhubarb pie. Flickr stock photo
Wings restaurants launch second month-long fundraiser for the B.C. SPCA in June

Wings restaurants launch second month-long fundraiser for the B.C. SPCA in June

The restaurant chain is trying to raise a total of $5,000 for the non-profit

Wings restaurants launch second month-long fundraiser for the B.C. SPCA in June
Sheila Ladds (left) and Julie Morrison surprised their mother Rose Till at the G.R. Baker Hospital in Quesnel.                                 Heather Norman photo

Daughters surprise Quesnel Land Army vet

Rose Till’s daughters dressed up as members of the Women’s Land Army to celebrate their mother’s work during WWII

Sheila Ladds (left) and Julie Morrison surprised their mother Rose Till at the G.R. Baker Hospital in Quesnel.                                 Heather Norman photo
Quesnel Airport. File photo

Quesnel Airport receives $30k grant from BCAAP

The grant will help the city rejuvenate the terminal’s facade

Quesnel Airport. File photo
Taddea Kunkel is a local youth reviewer for the program. Submitted photo

Quesnel Community Foundation accepting grant applications from local youth

The foundation is working with RBC Future Launch to inspire bold ideas to help the community

Taddea Kunkel is a local youth reviewer for the program. Submitted photo
The CRD is looking into putting streetlights on Maple Drive. Kosti Keistinen/Pixabay photo

CRD to go ahead with feasibility study for Maple Drive street lights

A woman was hit by a car and died in the area in January

The CRD is looking into putting streetlights on Maple Drive. Kosti Keistinen/Pixabay photo
Quesnel RCMP looking for information on assault

Quesnel RCMP looking for information on assault

An altercation allegedly turned into an assault at the Quesnel City Landfill last weekend

Quesnel RCMP looking for information on assault
West Fraser has announced curtailments in five B.C. mills. File photo

West Fraser announces temporary production curtailments in five northern BC mills

Mills in Quesnel, Williams Lake, Smithers, Fraser Lake and Chetwynd will be affected

West Fraser has announced curtailments in five B.C. mills. File photo
Accused murderer in Quesnel court today

Accused murderer in Quesnel court today

Kristopher Edward Leclair was in court today for a preliminary hearing

Accused murderer in Quesnel court today
Local kids participated in the Build-a-Whale Workshop at West Park Mall on Thursday, May 23. They used the skeleton of an orca to learn about whales and conservation.                                 Heather Norman photos

Photos: Local kids build a whale at West Park Mall

Strawberry Isle Marine Research Society brought an orca’s skeleton to teach kids about conservation

Local kids participated in the Build-a-Whale Workshop at West Park Mall on Thursday, May 23. They used the skeleton of an orca to learn about whales and conservation.                                 Heather Norman photos
Aman Shoker and Sonny Phangura are taking over West Park Dental Clinic in Quesnel on Monday, June 3.                                 Heather Norman photo

New dentists to take over West Park Dental Clinic

Sonny Phangura, born and raised in Quesnel, and his wife Aman Shoker are taking over the practice

Aman Shoker and Sonny Phangura are taking over West Park Dental Clinic in Quesnel on Monday, June 3.                                 Heather Norman photo