Ronan O’Doherty

Jill Walker and Marie Walker won a silver in pickleball in their first 55+ BC Games.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel pickleballers take home 55+ Games hardware

Local pairs took home a silver and a bronze at Kelowna games

Jill Walker and Marie Walker won a silver in pickleball in their first 55+ BC Games.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Mayor Bob Simpson and Quesnel City Council face a familiar problem with nuisance property.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

City Council makes decision on problematic West Quesnel property

Fire-razed home at 878 Abbot creates unsafe condition for neighbourhood

Mayor Bob Simpson and Quesnel City Council face a familiar problem with nuisance property.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Jim Dyer takes his throwing very seriously, going so far as to build a throwing course in his backyard.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel senior throws for gold

Jim Dyer, 75, won five medals at the BC 55+ games in Kelowna

Jim Dyer takes his throwing very seriously, going so far as to build a throwing course in his backyard.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Cross country runners from Correlieu Secondary School and Quesnel Junior School gather under some shelter after a good practice Wednesday (Sept. 25) at West Fraser Timber Park.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel cross country athletes train hard to start season

Local run will take place in two weeks at West Fraser Timber Park

Cross country runners from Correlieu Secondary School and Quesnel Junior School gather under some shelter after a good practice Wednesday (Sept. 25) at West Fraser Timber Park.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Quesnel Figure Skating Club members pose in front of the Rink 2 mural.                                 Submitted photo

Quesnel Figure Skating Club receives grant to provide equipment to less fortunate

United Way grant helps club purchase 23 pairs of skates and helmets to loan out to those in need

Quesnel Figure Skating Club members pose in front of the Rink 2 mural.                                 Submitted photo
Quesnel’s Dustin Brown accepts a trophy for his performance in the mini-stock races at the Gold Pan Speedway Saturday (Sept. 21)                                Ronan O’Doherty photos                                Quesnel’s Dustin Brown accepts a trophy for his performance in the mini-stock races at the Gold Pan Speedway Saturday (Sept. 21) .                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Terrific Tri-City finals at Quesnel’s Gold Pan Speedway

Quesnel’s Dustin Brown cleans up in mini-stock main

Quesnel’s Dustin Brown accepts a trophy for his performance in the mini-stock races at the Gold Pan Speedway Saturday (Sept. 21)                                Ronan O’Doherty photos                                Quesnel’s Dustin Brown accepts a trophy for his performance in the mini-stock races at the Gold Pan Speedway Saturday (Sept. 21) .                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
Ruby Nicholas is cool as a cucumber at the first race of the season in Prince George.                                Submitted photos

Quesnel’s Nicholas sisters impress in X-Country season opener

Ruby and Claire finished first and second in respective categories at Prince George meet

Ruby Nicholas is cool as a cucumber at the first race of the season in Prince George.                                Submitted photos
Last year’s drive saw Seasons House’s Sherilyn Van Halderen, second from right, accept the donation of warm clothes that a group of CNC Social Service Worker Certificate program students had collected to keep locals warm. From left: students Camille Yuroux, Amber Woodruff, Delaine Hilts and (far right) Kathleen Cooper help Van Halderen take four plastic bins, 25 garbage bags and four boxes of clothes back to Seasons House to distribute to those in need.                                Contributed photo

College of New Caledonia Quesnel social work students throw second annual clothes drive

The Clothes for the Cold drive will run from Sept. 24 to Oct. 11

Last year’s drive saw Seasons House’s Sherilyn Van Halderen, second from right, accept the donation of warm clothes that a group of CNC Social Service Worker Certificate program students had collected to keep locals warm. From left: students Camille Yuroux, Amber Woodruff, Delaine Hilts and (far right) Kathleen Cooper help Van Halderen take four plastic bins, 25 garbage bags and four boxes of clothes back to Seasons House to distribute to those in need.                                Contributed photo
A group of resident gathers in front of the provincial court house to show support for the Quesnel in Action movement.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel in Action holds court house rally to discuss crime, justice

Over 100 gather to hear organizers, politicians and affected residents speak their mind

A group of resident gathers in front of the provincial court house to show support for the Quesnel in Action movement.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Taylor Parr will travel to California to take part in an all-native softball tournament later this month.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel pitcher joins all native women’s softball team on trip to California

Parr, 15, will be the youngest player on the Secwepemc Saints

Taylor Parr will travel to California to take part in an all-native softball tournament later this month.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Denton Spiers is focused on taking his bull riding career to the next level. Ronan O’Doherty photos

Spiers is top Quesnel bull rider in 2019

A drive for success, a clear mind and injury avoidance have helped the rider this season

Denton Spiers is focused on taking his bull riding career to the next level. Ronan O’Doherty photos
Left to right: Dan Lowndes, Ross Greene and Lance Lindblom.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Renowned child psychologist shares problem solving method with Quesnel educators and parents

Dr. Ross Greene promotes Collaborative and Proactive Solutions focusing on problems not behavior

Left to right: Dan Lowndes, Ross Greene and Lance Lindblom.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Quesnel fan-favourite boxer loses Vancouver bout after long layoff

Quesnel fan-favourite boxer loses Vancouver bout after long layoff

Dan Mott came up short against a craftier opponent but managed to dole out punishment in third round

Quesnel fan-favourite boxer loses Vancouver bout after long layoff
Morgan Robinson is looking on the bright side after a nasty tumble while hiking near Quesnel on Sept. 11.                                 Photo submitted

Quesnel hiker survives 70-foot fall

Friends have set up a GoFundMe for the 23-year-old single father as he recovers in Vancouver

Morgan Robinson is looking on the bright side after a nasty tumble while hiking near Quesnel on Sept. 11.                                 Photo submitted
Chuck MacDonald of The Ringers makes contact at the first annual Chuntezni’ai Baseball Tournament in Nazko. His squad would go on to take first place at the six-team tourney.                                Tracey Roberts photo

Nazko hosts tourney on new diamond

A follow-up tournament is already planned for next year

Chuck MacDonald of The Ringers makes contact at the first annual Chuntezni’ai Baseball Tournament in Nazko. His squad would go on to take first place at the six-team tourney.                                Tracey Roberts photo
‘Hurricane’ Carter gets in some work on the speed bag at 2 Rivers Boxing Club.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Quesnel boxer holds her own against best in U.S.

Britynn Carter is better than ever after two months of training on Vancouver Island

‘Hurricane’ Carter gets in some work on the speed bag at 2 Rivers Boxing Club.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Roos Forward Tommy Grant warms up at team tryouts on Sept. 10.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Quesnel Kangaroos to host Coy Cup

The four-team tourney will be held at West Fraser Centre March 24-28

Roos Forward Tommy Grant warms up at team tryouts on Sept. 10.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
L to R: Grace Currie, Jersey L’Heureux and Taylor Parr will tour Georgia, Alabama and Florida this October.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

Softball skills secure place on U.S. tour for three Quesnel athletes

Grace Currie, Jersey L’Heureux and Taylor Parr earn spots on Canada Futures team

L to R: Grace Currie, Jersey L’Heureux and Taylor Parr will tour Georgia, Alabama and Florida this October.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
A pair of cows from Sisters Creek Simmentals, located south of Quesnel.                                Submitted photo

Cow was struck and killed by lightning, Quesnel farmer says

The cow was killed Aug. 23 during a “horrific hailstorm” south of Quesnel

A pair of cows from Sisters Creek Simmentals, located south of Quesnel.                                Submitted photo
A pair of cows from Sisters Creek Simmentals.                                Submitted photo

Cow was struck and killed by lightning, Quesnel farmer says

The cow was killed Aug 23 during a ‘horrific hailstorm’ south of Quesnel.

A pair of cows from Sisters Creek Simmentals.                                Submitted photo