Lindsay Chung

Cariboo Regional District’s Community Liaison Program bringing local knowledge into emergency operations

Co-ordinator Stephanie Masun hopes residents will provide input to improve emergency communications

Quesnel author’s second book explores the life of legendary packer Cataline

Susan Smith-Josephy’s new book covers several early B.C. gold rushes and developments

Quesnel’s 2020-22 strategic plan focuses on housing, public safety, economic transition and forestry

Council approved the plan May 5, with changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Quesnel council provides base funding for new North Cariboo Seniors’ Council

The $3,500 will help pay for office space, insurance and phone and website expenses

Julie Fowler of Wells helps build new provincial music festival collective

The group is sharing information and working together to address COVID-19 challenges

Have your say in 2021 provincial budget, starting June 1

The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services will hold virtual public hearings

Costs of responding to Baker Creek flooding continue to rise for City of Quesnel

The City has already spent $200,000 and is bracing for larger expenditures going forward

Quesnel council approves 5.5-per-cent tax increase

This year’s increase includes inflation, increased RCMP and bylaw services and a new snow tax

Pandemic prompts Wells artist’s return to cartooning

Dirk Van Stralen has been sharing daily COVID-inspired cartoons online

Julie Fowler of Wells wins B.C. Achievement Community Award

The executive and artistic director of Island Mountain Arts and ArtsWells is one of 25 winners

New scholarship for Quesnel students established in Josie Whitehead’s name

The award honours Whitehead’s inspiring legacy of helping others

Provincial funding expands Quesnel Women’s Resource Centre counselling services

Building relationships is a key aspect of the three-year Community Counselling project

Quesnel Community Foundation hands out $68,500 in grants

Fourteen community organizations working in a wide variety of areas receive funding

COVID-19 testing capacity is increasing in the Northern Health region

Many questions about testing were raised during an April 22 virtual townhall meeting

Flooding, washouts close many Quesnel-area roads

A list of road closures reported by DriveBC, as of Sunday, April 26

Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, CNC passes balanced budget with funds for alternate delivery methods

The 2020-21 budget includes contingencies for a possible decline in enrolment

UPDATE: Cariboo Regional District evacuates another Milburn Lake Road property due to flooding

The CRD is also advising ranchers and farmers to prepare for flooding

City of Quesnel orders local state of emergency due to risk of flooding along Baker Creek

There are no evacuation alerts or orders at this time

Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team moving forward

The team is asking for the community’s input to identify priorities

COVID-19: City of Quesnel defers property tax deadline to Sept. 30

Tax notices are expected to be mailed out at the end of May