Ken Alexander

EDITORIAL: Halloween is coming, so be scared, but be safe

Parents and motorists have a huge responsibility on Halloween night

West Fraser monitoring area forest health – including spruce beetle

“We are delivering 200,000 to 400,000 cubic metres of timber per year from open market sources”

Spruce beetles definitely alive and well in Cariboo, pockets of infestation

While above normal populations not detected, careful monitoring underway

Quesnel resident sentenced to time for several offences

Steven Schuk will have an 18-month probation order with conditions

Earl Edward Roper showed up for Quesnel provincial court on April 17

Local resident has to complete certain tasks and return to court for sentencing on June 20

Ministry of Forests watching spruce beetle outbreak in context of climate change

Ground monitoring intensified in northern Interior, expanded to Northeast and Robson Valley

Sheldon Nipshank and Amy Brown received Stay of Proceedings on charges

Nipshank’s next appearance in Quesnel provincial court slated for May 10

Earl Edward Roper showed up for Quesnel provincial court on April 17

Local man to plead guilty to stolen goods possession, breach of undertaking, firearms charges

Past data shows spruce beetle outbreaks are a natural occurrence

Current infestation monitoring intensified due to climate change and weather conditions

Local suspect Schuk to face B&E charges at the end of April

Schuk faces charges from a Maple Drive B&E as well as stolen goods charges

Funding to stabilize economies of local governments and groups

BC Rural Dividend grants support community projects in the Cariboo

Current spruce beetle outbreak in Omineca region not unusual

Spruce ecosystems diversified and significantly different than lodgepole pine ecosystems

Keis Avenue B&E suspect didn’t show for court

Local resident facing stolen goods possession, breach of undertaking and firearms charges

Local SPCA seeks funding to spay and neuter feral and nuisance cats

Funding will help Quesnel and district communities deal with significant cat overpopulation

Sheldon William Nipshank will be in Quesnel provincial court to fix trial date April 17

Former local resident fled after custody release in January, caught and going through system again

Winter ticks may be affecting health of Cariboo-Chilcotin moose

Residents asked to fill out an online survey if they see evidence of tick-infested moose

Colin Shpak’s Quesnel Lawn Care rink won Sponsor Curling League

Teams very competitive and most rinks were within a few points of each other

BC Rural Dividend funds wildfire recovery projects in Cariboo

Several local and area projects selected for some crucial funding from Province

Coaching is an extension of love for the game of hockey

Salmons: ‘It is a big commitment for the coaches – workwise and at home with families’

Keis Avenue break and enter suspects back in court

Business-owner tip led Quesnel RCMP to Blackwater Road home where stolen goods found