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Construction on Silver Manor in North Quesnel is almost complete, but more housing projects are slated for 2019 in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo

Construction zone – Quesnel to see new housing and public projects get underway in 2019

Mayor outlines the many construction projects slated to begin in the next 12 months

Construction on Silver Manor in North Quesnel is almost complete, but more housing projects are slated for 2019 in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo
SAS Secret Santa for Seniors gifts are ready for delivery

SAS Secret Santa for Seniors gifts are ready for delivery

Campaign will see 50 seniors receive a present this Christmas from generous Quesnel residents

SAS Secret Santa for Seniors gifts are ready for delivery
An artist’s rendering of how a new Telus tower will look on Edwards Road in Kersley. Telus image

Better cell service slated for Kersley, Red Bluff areas

Telus to install new towers in the areas

An artist’s rendering of how a new Telus tower will look on Edwards Road in Kersley. Telus image
Quesnel’s provincial government building. File photo

Quesnel man set for March 2019 trial, inquiry after January 2018 arrest

Earl Edward Roper back in court on stolen property, firearms charges after failing to show in Sept

Quesnel’s provincial government building. File photo
Quesnel received some snow as early as Nov. 1, 2018, seen here at Pinnacles Provincial Park. Warmer temperatures and low precipitation have so far kept lawns snow-free, however. Karen Powell photo

Will snow finally arrive for good in Quesnel?

Environment Canada forecasting snowfall tonight

Quesnel received some snow as early as Nov. 1, 2018, seen here at Pinnacles Provincial Park. Warmer temperatures and low precipitation have so far kept lawns snow-free, however. Karen Powell photo
Father Christmas gave out candy canes to awestruck children during the event. Karen Powell photo

Barkerville’s Christmas event sees record number of visitors

More than 1,200 people attended the site on Saturday

Father Christmas gave out candy canes to awestruck children during the event. Karen Powell photo
Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on Jay Road Dec. 9. Karen Powell photo

UPDATE: Fire destroys home on Jay Road in South Quesnel

Volunteer firefighters responded to a 7:15 a.m. call Dec. 9

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on Jay Road Dec. 9. Karen Powell photo
Barkerville is postcard pretty this time of year as the site’s Old Fashioned Victorian Christmas event gets underway. Michael Dobson photo

WATCH: Visitors flock to Barkerville for Christmas event

Check out our video of all the fun at the historic site east of Quesnel

Barkerville is postcard pretty this time of year as the site’s Old Fashioned Victorian Christmas event gets underway. Michael Dobson photo
A car and a pick up were involved in a collision with a car on Highway 97 at Basalt Road Dec. 7. Karen Powell photo

UPDATE: Two-vehicle collision on Hwy 97 results in no serious injuries

A car and a pickup truck crashed at the intersection with Basalt Road

A car and a pick up were involved in a collision with a car on Highway 97 at Basalt Road Dec. 7. Karen Powell photo
Island Mountain Arts presents ArtsWells, with tickets going on sale Dec. 7, 2018. Mary Matheson Photography

Early bird tickets for ArtsWells go on sale at 9 a.m.

Cariboo’s Festival of All Things Art set for B.C. Day long weekend in 2019

Island Mountain Arts presents ArtsWells, with tickets going on sale Dec. 7, 2018. Mary Matheson Photography
Comedian Jonny Harris enjoying Wells, B.C. during the filming of his show Still Standing in March 2017. Courtesy of CBC

Wells, B.C. features in CBC series Still Standing

Cariboo arts community and mining town the subject of Still Standing’s Season 4 finale episode

Comedian Jonny Harris enjoying Wells, B.C. during the filming of his show Still Standing in March 2017. Courtesy of CBC
Facebook/Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo

Snowbirds, Canadian Forces Demo team confirmed for 2019 SkyFest in Quesnel

August 2019 event will be full of surprises and iconic performances

Facebook/Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo
BC Wildfire Service firefighters and staff. Black Press files

Become a firefighter: BC Wildfire Service seeks recruits

Wildland recruits sought for 2019 fire season

BC Wildfire Service firefighters and staff. Black Press files
UPDATE, Dec. 5: Volunteer fire department responding to call at Quesnel River Pulp

UPDATE, Dec. 5: Volunteer fire department responding to call at Quesnel River Pulp

Three fire engines, a ladder truck and an ambulance attended the scene

UPDATE, Dec. 5: Volunteer fire department responding to call at Quesnel River Pulp
Left: Tina Gregor’s crochet angels. All proceeds go to the Quesnel branch of the SPCA.                                 Facebook/Tina’s Twisted Threads photos

Angels for animals: Quesnel woman fundraising for SPCA

Tina Gregor wanted to give back this year, and is crocheting angels to raise money for the SPCA

Left: Tina Gregor’s crochet angels. All proceeds go to the Quesnel branch of the SPCA.                                 Facebook/Tina’s Twisted Threads photos
Quesnel temperatures to dip this week

Quesnel temperatures to dip this week

Get ready to scrape the windshield as daytime highs of -9 expected

Quesnel temperatures to dip this week
Black Press File photo

Good Cheer accepting donations and applications for Christmas hampers

Those in need can apply until the third week of December

Black Press File photo
Ronan O’Doherty photos

PHOTOS: Santa and Mrs. Claus meet Quesnel’s youngsters

QDA’s Santa Extravaganza event a hit on Saturday

Ronan O’Doherty photos
Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James. (Conifex)

UPDATE: Fort St. James sawmill to reduce production in Q1 and Q2 2019

Cuts will affect around 70 employees

Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James. (Conifex)
Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim

Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim

Head-on collision this morning involved a pickup and a semi

Fatal crash south of Prince George claims one victim