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Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                 Heather Norman photo

Local theatre groups to compete in Central Interior Zone Festival in Kersley

The festival will see performers from Kersley, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Prince George

Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                 Heather Norman photo
Alexis Mackenzie, a Junior Ballet Provincial Competitor, performs to And the Waltz Goes On.                                Heather Norman photos

Photos: Quesnel’s Celebration of Stars honors young performers

The event featured dancers, vocalists, pianists and speech artists

Alexis Mackenzie, a Junior Ballet Provincial Competitor, performs to And the Waltz Goes On.                                Heather Norman photos
C.D. Hoy’s typewriter was recently donated to the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives. It is located in the C.D. Hoy Gallery at the museum.                                 Heather Norman photo

Quesnel and District Museum and Archives opens for the season

The museum has new additions to its C.D. Hoy collection

C.D. Hoy’s typewriter was recently donated to the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives. It is located in the C.D. Hoy Gallery at the museum.                                 Heather Norman photo
Members of the Quesnel Quilters Guild, as well as others from Spokin Lake, Rose Lake, and Horsefly, sewed quilts for victims following the 2017 wildfires. Photo submitted

Quesnel Quilters Guild bring stars to art gallery

The quilters guild’s Reach for the Stars show runs until May 25

Members of the Quesnel Quilters Guild, as well as others from Spokin Lake, Rose Lake, and Horsefly, sewed quilts for victims following the 2017 wildfires. Photo submitted
Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson has quit social media. File photo
Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson has quit social media. File photo
Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                 Heather Norman photos

Kersley Players putting on Strangers on a Glade this weekend

The one-act play follows two very different sisters on a trek through the woods

Julie-Anne Runge (left) and Lana Johnson rehearse Strangers on a Glade on stage at the Kersley Community Hall.                                 Heather Norman photos
Lindsay Chung rides into Drinovci, Croatia, with Rudy during Day 5 of the Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride. Daniel Fortin photo

Quesnel woman to host fundraising concert at Pen-Y-Bryn Farm this weekend

Musician Jimmy Baldwin will perform at the fundraiser for Wounded Warriors Canada

Lindsay Chung rides into Drinovci, Croatia, with Rudy during Day 5 of the Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride. Daniel Fortin photo
Members of the Blackwater Paddlers take part in the Mother’s Day Paddle on Dragon Lake in 2018.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel’s Blackwater Paddlers to host Waterwalker Film Festival this week

The festival was first started by famous Canadian canoeist Bill Mason

Members of the Blackwater Paddlers take part in the Mother’s Day Paddle on Dragon Lake in 2018.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Shawn Severinski (left) and business partner Jeff Robertson smile for a photo in front of Rebuild Junction. The pair took over as owners when the Quesnel Shelter & Support Society was unable to fund the initiative for another year.                                 Heather Norman photo

Rebuild Junction gets second life with new owners

Co-owners Shawn and Jeff have been involved with the store since it was started as a non-profit

Shawn Severinski (left) and business partner Jeff Robertson smile for a photo in front of Rebuild Junction. The pair took over as owners when the Quesnel Shelter & Support Society was unable to fund the initiative for another year.                                 Heather Norman photo
Harblas Sandhu and Mangal Purewal both attend the Cariboo Sikh Temple in West Quesnel.                                 Heather Norman photo

Quesnel temple welcomes community to annual celebration

The three-day Vaisakhi celebration features a flag ceremony Saturday morning

Harblas Sandhu and Mangal Purewal both attend the Cariboo Sikh Temple in West Quesnel.                                 Heather Norman photo
Ten storytellers will tell their true stories to raise money for the breakfast program on Saturday, April 27 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre. Pixabay photo

Quesnel locals share powerful, heartfelt stories for breakfast program

Correlieu principal Dennis Hawkins- Bogle organized the event

Ten storytellers will tell their true stories to raise money for the breakfast program on Saturday, April 27 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre. Pixabay photo
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UPDATED: New fire near Comstock Lake ‘being held’

The fire is still 76 hectares in size

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Nicole (left) and Julia Hamp from the Burns Lake-based family band The Hamsters perform during the 21st Where The Rivers Meet Country Bluegrass Jamboree on April 26, 2018, at the Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre. The family is returning to play the festival again this year.                                 Lindsay Chung photo

Country and bluegrass festival returns to Quesnel next week

Seventeen bands will perform in the 22nd annual festival, from April 25-28

Nicole (left) and Julia Hamp from the Burns Lake-based family band The Hamsters perform during the 21st Where The Rivers Meet Country Bluegrass Jamboree on April 26, 2018, at the Quesnel and District Seniors’ Centre. The family is returning to play the festival again this year.                                 Lindsay Chung photo
Kristina Kennedy (Karen) and Micheal Diebolt (Steve) in the dramedy Deja Date.                                 Heather Norman photo

Quesnel’s Paisley Players return with new, two-play show

The show is written and directed by local Gino de Rose

Kristina Kennedy (Karen) and Micheal Diebolt (Steve) in the dramedy Deja Date.                                 Heather Norman photo
Competitors in the 8th Annual Quesnel Gold Show smile for a photo following the Gold Panning Showdown competition. Acting Mayor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, fourth from the right, came in first place.                                 Heather Norman photos

Acting Mayor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg takes home gold panning crown

Roodenburg won the Gold Panning Showdown in the 8th Annual Gold Show last weekend

Competitors in the 8th Annual Quesnel Gold Show smile for a photo following the Gold Panning Showdown competition. Acting Mayor Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, fourth from the right, came in first place.                                 Heather Norman photos
A child has his face painted by Shaina McCrae at the rally and party for autism awareness at LeBourdais Park on Sunday, April 14.

LeBourdais Park goes blue for autism awareness

A crowd gathered in LeBourdais Park on Sunday evening to raise awareness for autism

A child has his face painted by Shaina McCrae at the rally and party for autism awareness at LeBourdais Park on Sunday, April 14.
Greg Kennedy has been juggling for as long as he can remember. His show, Science, Engineering and Art: A Juggler’s Perspective, is coming to Quesnel this weekend.                                 Greg Kennedy/Innovative Juggler photo

Innovative Juggler performing in Quesnel Sunday

Juggler Greg Kennedy blends art and science in his innovative juggling show

Greg Kennedy has been juggling for as long as he can remember. His show, Science, Engineering and Art: A Juggler’s Perspective, is coming to Quesnel this weekend.                                 Greg Kennedy/Innovative Juggler photo
Alefa Sakakibara photo

Quesnel band No More Cries releases new album

The album release party was on March 23

Alefa Sakakibara photo
Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services

Todd Doherty highest spending MP: report

The Members’ Expenditures Report listed Doherty’s expenditures at $466,722.57

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services
A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Cory Olson photo

All About Bats presentation on Wednesday in Bouchie Lake

Grant Hill of Pause to Feather Creations is giving the presentation

A Big Brown Bat hanging out. Cory Olson photo