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Ceal Tingley Park was renamed Lhtako Dene Park on June 21, 2022. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel council supports two grant applications for cultural pieces at Lhtako Dene Park

Funding being sought from Infrastructure Canada and Northern Development Initiative Trust

Ceal Tingley Park was renamed Lhtako Dene Park on June 21, 2022. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Quesnel mayoral candidates Bob Simpson (left), Brian Waters, Ron Paull and David Schile participated in an all-candidates forum at the College of New Caledonia on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel mayoral candidates take part in all-candidates forum

Candidates were asked various questions from homelessness to the iconic gold pan

Quesnel mayoral candidates Bob Simpson (left), Brian Waters, Ron Paull and David Schile participated in an all-candidates forum at the College of New Caledonia on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
<em>Reclaiming the Land</em> was shown at a regular Quesnel city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (YouTube/screen grab)

Reclaiming the Land with residential school survivors

Lhtako Dene Nation elders speak of the past and future in video

<em>Reclaiming the Land</em> was shown at a regular Quesnel city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (YouTube/screen grab)
A rendering of a new childcare centre in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel photo/handout)

Construction contract awarded for West Quesnel childcare centre

BC Government providing additional funding of $801,095

A rendering of a new childcare centre in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel photo/handout)
A gas line at the construction site at GR Baker Memorial Hospital was severed on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
A gas line at the construction site at GR Baker Memorial Hospital was severed on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
Cyndi Logan stands at the Fuel Management Trails where the first Multiple Myeloma March was held Saturday, Sept. 24, in Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

1st ever Multiple Myeloma March in Quesnel raises over $10,000

The inaugural fundraiser was held on Sept. 24

Cyndi Logan stands at the Fuel Management Trails where the first Multiple Myeloma March was held Saturday, Sept. 24, in Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
In this file photo, the pool at the Quesnel District Arts and Recreation Centre stands empty as crews work to clean and maintain it during its annual shutdown. (Quesnel Observer file photo)

Survey respondents express support for Quesnel pool upgrades, expansion

Public consultation process results shared at North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee meeting

In this file photo, the pool at the Quesnel District Arts and Recreation Centre stands empty as crews work to clean and maintain it during its annual shutdown. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)

Quesnel Chamber of Commerce hosting all-candidates forum for municipal candidates

The forum starts at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the College of New Caledonia

Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Emergency Livestock Response Committee chair Bob Miller stands by a Livestock Response Unit trailer unveiled in Quesnel. It is one of two trailers that will provide agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays support during emergencies. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

B.C. Livestock Response Unit unveiled in Quesnel

The two trailers are equipped with livestock rescue supplies

Emergency Livestock Response Committee chair Bob Miller stands by a Livestock Response Unit trailer unveiled in Quesnel. It is one of two trailers that will provide agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays support during emergencies. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel Kangaroos seek financial support for 2023 Coy Cup

The Coy Cup runs in the last week of March

Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Cops for Cancer Tour de North arrived in Quesnel late Monday (Sept. 19) afternoon. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Cops for Cancer rolls through Quesnel

Riders made a stop at the Quesnel RCMP Detachment on Sept. 19

Cops for Cancer Tour de North arrived in Quesnel late Monday (Sept. 19) afternoon. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
New indoor courts addition/entry in foreground as seen in a conceptual image from North Star Road. The existing Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre is in green, with the proposed gymnastics addition in the back in blue. (North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee Meeting/handout photo)

Feasibility study for indoor multi-sport courts facility in Quesnel presented

Consultant says the best location would be in front of the Arts and Recreation Centre

New indoor courts addition/entry in foreground as seen in a conceptual image from North Star Road. The existing Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre is in green, with the proposed gymnastics addition in the back in blue. (North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee Meeting/handout photo)
Paige Sadler practices with the Quesnel Pipes and Drums. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Paige Sadler practices with the Quesnel Pipes and Drums. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Sampling bannock was John Stump. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

PHOTOS: 1st Bannock Bake Off held in Quesnel

Top three bannock makers selected by tasters

Sampling bannock was John Stump. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Bob Miller is the president of the BC Angus Association. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

BC Angus Association hosts annual general meeting, field day in Quesnel

Cattle were on display at Alex Fraser Park

Bob Miller is the president of the BC Angus Association. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Take Back the Night was held in Quesnel on Friday, Sept. 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

PHOTOS: Quesnel Takes Back the Night against gender-based violence

A walk in solidarity was held Friday, Sept. 16

Take Back the Night was held in Quesnel on Friday, Sept. 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
<em>Runaway Pumpkin</em> is Kathryn Fowkes’ sixth children’s book. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel children’s author launches 6th book, illustrated by Williams Lake artist

Runaway Pumpkin will be available at the Bouchie Lake Harvest Festival

<em>Runaway Pumpkin</em> is Kathryn Fowkes’ sixth children’s book. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)

Quesnel Legion to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s death

A ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Quesnel Cenotaph

Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
Preston Wawryk is heading to Montreal next month for a second and final tryout camp with the BC Junior Canucks. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Preston Wawryk is heading to Montreal next month for a second and final tryout camp with the BC Junior Canucks. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
David Schile is one of four candidates running for mayor of Quesnel. (Photo used by permission of David Schile)

Food security top of mind for Quesnel mayoral candidate David Schile

Quesnel business owner running for mayor

David Schile is one of four candidates running for mayor of Quesnel. (Photo used by permission of David Schile)