Ronan O’Doherty

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
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