Lindsay Chung

Quesnel Farmers’ Market is in full swing

The downtown market runs Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Cottonwood House Historic Site opens with limited service for 2019

Capital upgrades are taking place at the site, but it’s still open to walkers, hikers and picknickers

West Quesnel’s West Village Community Garden hosting Plant Day May 25

Community members invited to come help plant vegetables and learn about the garden

Quesnel school board passes balanced budget for 2019-20 school year

Surplus will cover $661,000 in requests from partner groups

Quesnel council will revisit meeting with CRD alternate directors at NCJPC

After much discussion, council voted to rescind their February decision

Saturday performance of Jake’s Gift in Wells is a fundraiser for return to Normandy

Juno Productions is bringing the award-winning play to Juno Beach for the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Barkerville Historic Town and Park now open for 2019 season

The first special event of the season is the Victoria Day Royal Tea Monday, May 20

Quesnel’s Barkerville Brewing Co. wins two national bronzes

Craft brewery wins twice at Canadian Brewing Awards for its 18 Karat Ale and Mucho Oro Lager

Quesnel-area volunteer firefighters learn more about structure protection

Structure protection specialists teach firefighters from Bouchie Lake, Ten Mile, Kersley & West Fraser

First posting in Quesnel full of new information, challenges and rewards

Const. Jeff Warkentin has been in Quesnel just shy of six months

Quesnel’s detachment commander always wanted to serve with the RCMP

Staff Sgt. Andrew Burton has been in the RCMP for just over 26 years and had a varied career

Blackbird & Co. Mercantile focuses on local, ethical products

New downtown store also offers a coffee and dessert bar

School board to debate budget this week

Secretary-Treasurer says district is prioritizing investments, not contemplating cuts

New face, old trade

Tom Brooks has bought BC Shoe Repair in Quesnel after two years of training under the former owner

ABC Communications celebrates 30 years in business

The company, which started in Quesnel, now has 5,000 subscribers across western Canada

Tolko announces it will permanently close Quesnel’s Quest Wood sawmill Aug. 2

Approximately 150 employees will be impacted, according to Tolko Industries Ltd.

33rd Ducks Unlimited Canada banquet most successful yet

The banquet is one of the highest-attended DUC events in the province

Donna Forseille moves up to fill CAO role in Wells

Forseille was the District’s corporate officer for just over two years before taking the CAO job

Cariboo Regional District moving ahead with fire engine purchase for Kersley

The CRD received no opposition forms during the Alternate Approval Process for 10-year financing