Heather Norman

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City of Quesnel working with Northern Health to address new drinking water guidelines

Health Canada made adjustments to the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines

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SUV drives into building on Reid Street

SUV drives into building on Reid Street

No one was hurt in the incident

SUV drives into building on Reid Street
From left: Jolene Alexander, Shannon Bell, Brenda Gardiner and Roseanne Rossetti-Gagnon are some of the artists who contributed to the Quesnel Art Gallery’s upcoming Indigenous Collective show.                                Not pictured: artist Lena Hjorth, who also contributed to the show.                                Heather Norman photo

Indigenous Collective show starts this week at Quesnel Art Gallery

The show will feature several local First Nations artists

From left: Jolene Alexander, Shannon Bell, Brenda Gardiner and Roseanne Rossetti-Gagnon are some of the artists who contributed to the Quesnel Art Gallery’s upcoming Indigenous Collective show.                                Not pictured: artist Lena Hjorth, who also contributed to the show.                                Heather Norman photo
From left: Peggy, who doesn’t share her surname with clients for security reasons, and Beverlee Barr with the Pregnancy Outreach Program smile for a photo with Janis McRae and Audrey Quechuck. McRae and Quechuck are members of the St. Ann’s Catholic Women’s League, which donated a new rocking chair (centre) to the program.                                Heather Norman photo

St. Ann’s Catholic Women’s League makes donation to Pregnancy Outreach

The women’s league donated a new rocking chair to the program

From left: Peggy, who doesn’t share her surname with clients for security reasons, and Beverlee Barr with the Pregnancy Outreach Program smile for a photo with Janis McRae and Audrey Quechuck. McRae and Quechuck are members of the St. Ann’s Catholic Women’s League, which donated a new rocking chair (centre) to the program.                                Heather Norman photo
Ruth Scoullar and Susan MacNeill run a Secret Santa program for seniors in need in conjunction with the Quesnel Cariboo Observer each Christmas, as part of their work with the Seniors Advocacy Service.                                 Annie Gallant/Observer file photo

Quesnel’s SAS launches new Life After 60 program

It will provide seniors the help they need to cover “medical priorities” they otherwise can’t afford

Ruth Scoullar and Susan MacNeill run a Secret Santa program for seniors in need in conjunction with the Quesnel Cariboo Observer each Christmas, as part of their work with the Seniors Advocacy Service.                                 Annie Gallant/Observer file photo
Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel

Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel

The man whose wheelchair rolled over on him has died

Quesnel RCMP still looking for witness to wheelchair turnover in West Quesnel
Curtis Spencer was assaulted early in the morning of April 12 in North Quesnel.                                GoFundMe/Shannon Swanton photo

GoFundMe started for family of Quesnel assault victim

Curtis Spencer was found severely injured on Callanan Street in North Quesnel in April

Curtis Spencer was assaulted early in the morning of April 12 in North Quesnel.                                GoFundMe/Shannon Swanton photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court on May 16, eliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to return to Quesnel court in July

Catherine Adams is under a 20-year ban on owning animals, from a 2015 sentence in Smithers

A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court on May 16, eliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
Melanie McKinnon, foreground, directs the In Song choir in a performance at its Hello Spring! concert.

Kids find friendship, confidence in Quesnel youth choir

The In Song choir performed on Monday, May 13

Melanie McKinnon, foreground, directs the In Song choir in a performance at its Hello Spring! concert.
Quesnel council recommended two potential cannabis retail stores continue on in the province’s licensing process on May 14. Heather norman photo

Two more retail cannabis stores earn Quesnel council’s recommendation

Potential stores must receive council’s recommendation to go through the provincial licensing process

Quesnel council recommended two potential cannabis retail stores continue on in the province’s licensing process on May 14. Heather norman photo
Correlieu drama students win provincial awards

Correlieu drama students win provincial awards

Other drama students at the school are also putting on Alice in Wonderland next week

Correlieu drama students win provincial awards
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial court house in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial court house in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo

Protesters gather in second Rally4Paws outside Quesnel’s Provincial Courthouse

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams is in court today

A small group of protesters waited for convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to arrive in court today, elliciting supportive honks from passing cars. The protest was organized by Tammy Hockett and Troy Giesbrecht. Pictured: Cindy Coumont, Jeannette Farquhar, Cheryl Manley, Troy Giesbrecht, and Andrea Graham hold protest signs outside the provincial courthouse in Quesnel on Thursday, May 16. Heather Norman photo
A classical musician performs in a house concert with Living Room Live. Submitted photo

Living Room Live wants to bring classical concerts to Quesnel

They’ve organized tours around Manitoba, Saskatchewan and southern B.C.

A classical musician performs in a house concert with Living Room Live. Submitted photo
Volunteers greeted walkers and wheelers heading out on the sixth annual Multiple Sclerosis Walk and Wheels event on May 26, 2018 in Spirit Square. Donations from the event totalled $4,000.                                 Melanie Law photo
Volunteers greeted walkers and wheelers heading out on the sixth annual Multiple Sclerosis Walk and Wheels event on May 26, 2018 in Spirit Square. Donations from the event totalled $4,000.                                 Melanie Law photo
The Q City Singers in dress rehearsal for their upcoming show.                                 Submitted photo

Q City Singers to sing about rain, rivers and rising seas in upcoming concert

The 60-person choir has been preparing for the concert since January

The Q City Singers in dress rehearsal for their upcoming show.                                 Submitted photo
Jack Bell (left) and Steve Rutledge cut the ribbon at Chemo RV in Quesnel on May 4, while MLA Coralee Oakes, Cariboo Regional District Area A Director Mary Sjostrom and the staff at Chemo RV look on. Heather Norman photo

Quesnel’s Chemo RV off to good start in new building

Chemo RV celebrated the Grand Opening of its new showroom May 4

Jack Bell (left) and Steve Rutledge cut the ribbon at Chemo RV in Quesnel on May 4, while MLA Coralee Oakes, Cariboo Regional District Area A Director Mary Sjostrom and the staff at Chemo RV look on. Heather Norman photo
Craig Campbell (second from left) and Thomas Schoen (far right) smile for a photo with students of the field school near the Wonderland trail network. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Thompson Rivers University field school visits Quesnel’s Wonderland trail network

The group travels around the Cariboo to help build trails and to learn how they benefit communities

Craig Campbell (second from left) and Thomas Schoen (far right) smile for a photo with students of the field school near the Wonderland trail network. Ronan O’Doherty photo

VIDEO: Emcon workers help firefighters douse blaze at their Nazko building

The fire is currently classified as under control

Lance Lindblom (left) and Isaiah McMullen designed the new logo for Riverview Elementary School in Quesnel. Heather Norman photo

Riverview Elementary unveils new mascot

The school’s new logo was designed by a grade seven student and school counsellor

Lance Lindblom (left) and Isaiah McMullen designed the new logo for Riverview Elementary School in Quesnel. Heather Norman photo