Ronan O’Doherty

First Journey Trails CEO, Thomas Schoen, shows how the new features are accessible for beginners or skilled riders.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

New Quesnel mountain bike trails are complete

Thomas Schoen says support from community during building process surprised him

First Journey Trails CEO, Thomas Schoen, shows how the new features are accessible for beginners or skilled riders.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Josh Tilsner and Linden Spencer push themselves at the zones in Dawson Creek.                                 Submitted photos

Quesnel excels at cross country zones

Junior Girl’s team placed first at snowy Dawson Creek meet

Josh Tilsner and Linden Spencer push themselves at the zones in Dawson Creek.                                 Submitted photos
The Roos cross the line in Williams Lake.                                Patrick Davies photos

Roos stomp Stamps in 6-5 nailbiter

Win improves the Quesnel squad to 2-3 to start CIHL season

The Roos cross the line in Williams Lake.                                Patrick Davies photos
Corinne Cook is all smiles as she hikes around the Mont Blanc massif. Submitted photos

Quesnel women to recap Mont Blanc trip at Cariboo Ski Touring Club AGM

Cook and Turlet took a 10-day, 175-kilometre hike through France, Italy and Switzerland

Corinne Cook is all smiles as she hikes around the Mont Blanc massif. Submitted photos
Special Olympics representatives Ellen Martz, Rick Prosk and Glenda Melnychuk accept a cheque for $750 from Prospectors Car Club members Cory Delves and Phil Megyesi.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photos

Quesnel Prospectors Car Club donates money to worthy causes

Special Olympics and school lunch programs receive $750 each

Special Olympics representatives Ellen Martz, Rick Prosk and Glenda Melnychuk accept a cheque for $750 from Prospectors Car Club members Cory Delves and Phil Megyesi.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photos
Quesnel Cross Country Motorcycle Association members pose in front of a Highland Helicopters chopper.                                Submitted photo

Helicopter used to replace Hangman Springs infrastructure

Quesnel Cross Country Motorcycle club used grant money to replace two bridges on trails

Quesnel Cross Country Motorcycle Association members pose in front of a Highland Helicopters chopper.                                Submitted photo
Kids compete at last season’s elementary school races at Hallis Lake.                                Submitted photo

Snow making equipment means longer season for Quesnel x-country skiers

Cariboo Ski Touring Club is hoping temp drops to test out new gear at Hallis Lake

Kids compete at last season’s elementary school races at Hallis Lake.                                Submitted photo
Dilip Mistry competes in the intermediate category at the 49th Annual Old Time Fiddler’s Association Contest on Oct. 5.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel fiddle contest celebrates 49th year

Local musician takes top prize in the championship category

Dilip Mistry competes in the intermediate category at the 49th Annual Old Time Fiddler’s Association Contest on Oct. 5.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Left to right: Jing Lan Yang, Heather Sapergia, Tracy Calogheros, Mackenzie Kerr and Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Cariboo-Prince George candidates give take on drugs, crime

Answers revolved around affordable housing and getting to the root cause of the problem

Left to right: Jing Lan Yang, Heather Sapergia, Tracy Calogheros, Mackenzie Kerr and Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo
The gold and blue Grade 8 volleyball teams from QJS pose for a photo in Prince George.                                Submitted photo

Quesnel Grade 8 girls bump, set and spike in Prince George

QJS sent two teams up north to a play day on Sept. 28

The gold and blue Grade 8 volleyball teams from QJS pose for a photo in Prince George.                                Submitted photo
Brooklyn Glassford gives it her all on Mai Tai.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Barrel racing bonanza at Quesnel’s Alex Fraser Park

Perfect conditions graced the first Quesnel Fall Spring Series race

Brooklyn Glassford gives it her all on Mai Tai.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
BCIT’s Vince Jones (second from right) and his students speak with a CN Rail rail representative (Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media).

Career fair a success for many

700 job hunters visited the Black Press Extreme Education and career fair in Prince George Oct. 11

BCIT’s Vince Jones (second from right) and his students speak with a CN Rail rail representative (Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media).
Left to right: Doug King, Robert Beiswanger, Rick Prosk, Martin Scriver, Trever Roszmann and Clayton Bauder. Not pictured: Matthew Hender                                Debbie Fee photo

Quesnel’s Special Olympics golf team hits the links in Kamloops

Six athletes and two coaches played Bighorn Golf Club Oct.5-6

Left to right: Doug King, Robert Beiswanger, Rick Prosk, Martin Scriver, Trever Roszmann and Clayton Bauder. Not pictured: Matthew Hender                                Debbie Fee photo
Quesnel runners gather at the starting before the race Saturday, Oct. 5 at West Fraser Timber Park.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photos

Competitive cross country spirit

Quesnel hosted a trail run at West Fraser Timber Park on Saturday, Oct. 5

Quesnel runners gather at the starting before the race Saturday, Oct. 5 at West Fraser Timber Park.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photos
Business as usual for two Maple Park Mall stores

Business as usual for two Maple Park Mall stores

IG Wealth Management and Carlos Fish and Chips are still open during mall renovation

Business as usual for two Maple Park Mall stores
The Roos will need to work hard in order to win some games this weekend.                                Tracey Roberts photo

Roos ready for the road

Quesnel’s CIHL team will face Prince Rupert, Kitimat and Terrace this weekend

The Roos will need to work hard in order to win some games this weekend.                                Tracey Roberts photo
Dr. Dennis Johnson is excited to be back in B.C. CNC’s new president grew up in Vernon and taught for 10 years at Thompson Rivers University.                                David Stobbe photo

New College of New Caledonia president draws on 30 years of experience

Visiting Quesnel campus is high on Dr. Dennis Johnson’s list of to-dos

Dr. Dennis Johnson is excited to be back in B.C. CNC’s new president grew up in Vernon and taught for 10 years at Thompson Rivers University.                                David Stobbe photo
From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Cariboo-Prince George candidates address forestry at Quesnel forum

Five candidates were asked 12 questions about everything from climate change to drug addiction

From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo
The new compostable rings are being used to package the initial release of Hurdy Gurdy Hibiscus Pale Ale in the four-pack format. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel brewery trying out eco-friendly beer rings

Barkerville Brewing Co. releases four packs of ale with compostable carriers

The new compostable rings are being used to package the initial release of Hurdy Gurdy Hibiscus Pale Ale in the four-pack format. Ronan O’Doherty photo
Justin Fulton tries to gain control of the puck in front of the Williams Lake net.                                Tracey Roberts photo

Quesnel Kangaroos lose season debut

Home team fell short 8-5 in loss to Williams Lake Stampeders

Justin Fulton tries to gain control of the puck in front of the Williams Lake net.                                Tracey Roberts photo