Heather Norman

Above: Bianca Scheidt poses for a photo with some of the moai on Easter Island.

Explore the towering statues of Easter Island in next week’s Lawnchair Travel presentation

Bianca Scheidt will be presenting her 2016 trip to the remote island on Monday

Above: Bianca Scheidt poses for a photo with some of the moai on Easter Island.
Smoke from the 2018 wildfires often made for a hazy sun in Quesnel. Tyler Olsen photo

Quesnel, Prince George and Williams Lake had worst air quality in Canada in 2018: report

All three cities also had some of the worst air quality in the world during the B.C. wildfires

Smoke from the 2018 wildfires often made for a hazy sun in Quesnel. Tyler Olsen photo
Kathy Fowkes (right) and Tiffany Jorgensen sign copies of their second book, The Best Day Ever, at its launch in March 2018.                                 Annie Gallant photo

Quesnel author Kathy Fowkes to release new book

Fowkes is hosting a launch of her new children’s book in Bouchie Lake on Saturday (March 9)

Kathy Fowkes (right) and Tiffany Jorgensen sign copies of their second book, The Best Day Ever, at its launch in March 2018.                                 Annie Gallant photo
Above: Kellie Haines and Magrau.                                 Kellie Haines Ventriloquist/Facebook photo

Ventriloquist Kellie Haines to run March Break workshop in Quesnel

The week-long workshop will culminate in a performance at Dunrovin Park Lodge

Above: Kellie Haines and Magrau.                                 Kellie Haines Ventriloquist/Facebook photo
Marie-Soleil Forsyth boils maple syrup to make maple syrup snow candy.                                 Heather Norman photos

2019 Winter Carnival a success in Quesnel

The Boots Toques Winter Carnival saw a multitude of events throughout the day on Feb. 23.

Marie-Soleil Forsyth boils maple syrup to make maple syrup snow candy.                                 Heather Norman photos
Brenda Gardiner and her daughter, Erin, on the famous train tracks in Hanoi.                                 Submitted photos

Travel to Vietnam with Brenda Gardiner in the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel Series

Gardiner spent just over two weeks visiting the country with her daughter in December

Brenda Gardiner and her daughter, Erin, on the famous train tracks in Hanoi.                                 Submitted photos
The film showing will take place at the Carib Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 28. File photo

Quesnel Film Club to show Bel Canto at The Carib

The film will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m

The film showing will take place at the Carib Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 28. File photo
The entrance to Better at Home on Reid Street in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo

Better at Home to host fundraising gala in Quesnel

The gala will feature a live auction, a dessert auction and a silent auction

The entrance to Better at Home on Reid Street in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo
You can show your love for animals by taking treats into work or school.                                 Contributed photo

BC SPCA’s Treat Week kicks off in Quesnel

As of Feb. 23, there were 12 confirmed local businesses participating in the event

You can show your love for animals by taking treats into work or school.                                 Contributed photo
Below: Ted Traer, in front of the grave site of Louis Riel in St. Boniface, Man.                                 Heloise Dixon-Warren photo

Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel Series continues with flight over the Yellowhead

The flight takes place on Monday, Feb. 25 at Rocky’s General Store in Bouchie Lake

Below: Ted Traer, in front of the grave site of Louis Riel in St. Boniface, Man.                                 Heloise Dixon-Warren photo
BELOW: Tammy Helfrich of Nazko Boxes speaks to some customers about the handmade boxes and frames she and her husband Brian Beauvillier create at last year’s festival.

Fourth annual Nazko Arts and Music Festival coming up

The organizers are still open to getting more artists and performers for the festival

BELOW: Tammy Helfrich of Nazko Boxes speaks to some customers about the handmade boxes and frames she and her husband Brian Beauvillier create at last year’s festival.
File photo

Short Story Writing Contest an opportunity for Quesnel-area writers to show their skills

Organizers of annual Writing Contest looking for stories about injustice

File photo
Quesnel and District Arts Council (QDAC) logo

Quesnel and District Arts Council looking for artists to participate in Sketch and Paint Competition

The competition will have four 30-minute rounds and a grand prize for the winner

Quesnel and District Arts Council (QDAC) logo
Joan McNaughton rides an Icelandic horse.  Submitted photo

Fly to Iceland to kick off the start of the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series

Pilot Joan McNaughton spent two weeks exploring the country last September

Joan McNaughton rides an Icelandic horse.  Submitted photo
Anita B Naughty points to the crowd as she lip syncs along to MIKA’s Big Girl, a song celebrating feminine beauty in all its forms, in Williams Lake last Saturday.                                 Photo by Patrick Davies

Body positive burlesque in Quesnel

Local burlesque troupe is “like nothing people have ever seen before”

Anita B Naughty points to the crowd as she lip syncs along to MIKA’s Big Girl, a song celebrating feminine beauty in all its forms, in Williams Lake last Saturday.                                 Photo by Patrick Davies
A Woodpecker at a bird feeder. Birds such as this will be counted this weekend during The Great Backyard Bird Count. Pause to Feather Creations/Facebook photo

Quesnel birder encourages participation in Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count helps scientists monitor bird populations

A Woodpecker at a bird feeder. Birds such as this will be counted this weekend during The Great Backyard Bird Count. Pause to Feather Creations/Facebook photo
Roadblock played their first two shows during Billy Barker Days at LeBourdais Park in Quesnel. From left: Vagn Moore, Layla Hansen and Rylan Lamarche.                                Alefa Sakakibara photo

14th annual Troll Telefest this weekend

The Troll Resort festival will also feature local band Roadblock

Roadblock played their first two shows during Billy Barker Days at LeBourdais Park in Quesnel. From left: Vagn Moore, Layla Hansen and Rylan Lamarche.                                Alefa Sakakibara photo
The free senior’s breakfast and resource show which took place in September 2018 will be funded again this year through the age-friendly grant from UBCM and the Ministry of Health. Heather Norman photo

Quesnel receives $15,000 age-friendly grant

The grant will go toward improving quality of life for seniors

The free senior’s breakfast and resource show which took place in September 2018 will be funded again this year through the age-friendly grant from UBCM and the Ministry of Health. Heather Norman photo
Jay Earl Robertson has just published his second book.                                 Heather Norman photo

Quesnel author publishes second book

Jay Earl Robertson is writing a five-part fantasy series

Jay Earl Robertson has just published his second book.                                 Heather Norman photo
Crews prepare to tow a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 97, just south of Dale Lake Rd., the afternoon of Feb. 7, around 4:30 p.m. Lindsay Chung photo
Crews prepare to tow a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 97, just south of Dale Lake Rd., the afternoon of Feb. 7, around 4:30 p.m. Lindsay Chung photo