Ronan O’Doherty

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Prince George RCMP looking for help locating wanted woman

Tasha Lynn Baumle, 37, is wanted on two counts of driving while prohibited

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Participants in the sixth annual Quesnel Special Olympics Golf Tournament pose for a photo.                                Laura Hender photo

Local athletes drive for victory at Special Olympic golf tourney

Matt Hender improved score by ten strokes to take second in A Division

Participants in the sixth annual Quesnel Special Olympics Golf Tournament pose for a photo.                                Laura Hender photo
Al Fleck and Lora-Lee Murray shoot at the Pioneer Park range.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Fire away at archery open house

Quensel River Archers open targets to public for Sept. 8 shoot at Pioneer Park

Al Fleck and Lora-Lee Murray shoot at the Pioneer Park range.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Emily Wilde with her horse Storm at the Hangman Springs trails.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Long distance riders take to Cariboo trails

Quesnel Canter endurance horse race held at Hangman Springs

Emily Wilde with her horse Storm at the Hangman Springs trails.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
Those who braved the weather to watch the modified cars had to settle for two short main event races and a couple warm-up laps.

Rain hampers day at Quesnel track

Vintage Racers did not get to show much of their potential at Gold Pan Speedway

Those who braved the weather to watch the modified cars had to settle for two short main event races and a couple warm-up laps.
Anthony Faggiani locks up a deadlift at the AWPC World Championships.                                Sherman Edwards photos

Quesnel powerlifters compete against world’s best

Shalynn McCauley claimed gold at Orlando meet while Anthony Faggiani set records for his age group

Anthony Faggiani locks up a deadlift at the AWPC World Championships.                                Sherman Edwards photos
World’s number one trackchaser coming to Quesnel

World’s number one trackchaser coming to Quesnel

Randy Lewis looks to add the Goldpan Speedway to his list of over 2500 race tracks visited

World’s number one trackchaser coming to Quesnel
Jody Gilson competes in the open category at the British Columbia Barrel Racers Association Finals at Alex Fraser Park. For more photos and a story, please see pages A9 and B11.                                 Karen Powell photo

First BCBRA finals held in Quesnel in 20 years runs smoothly

The club will be hosting the event again in 2020 as a result of how well the weekend went

Jody Gilson competes in the open category at the British Columbia Barrel Racers Association Finals at Alex Fraser Park. For more photos and a story, please see pages A9 and B11.                                 Karen Powell photo
A few members of the Quesnel and District Heritage Association put on a display involving an older saw mill.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Quesnel Antique Machinery Park hosts family day

Kids and adults alike were enthralled by all the old-timey machines on display

A few members of the Quesnel and District Heritage Association put on a display involving an older saw mill.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
Lori Durocher (left) and first-time tourney entry Shannon Coffey claim Low Net prize at the Quesnel Ladies Best Ball Tournament.                                 Submitted photo

First-time tourney player wins Quesnel Ladies Best Ball tournament

Shannon Coffey from Quesnel teamed up with Lori Durocher for the big victory

Lori Durocher (left) and first-time tourney entry Shannon Coffey claim Low Net prize at the Quesnel Ladies Best Ball Tournament.                                 Submitted photo
Mike Spooner stands next to the fifth Grey Ghost. He will race next Friday at the Doug Larson Memorial.                                Submitted photo

Grey Ghost to get back on track at Doug Larson Memorial Race

Quesnel’s Mike Spooner wants to race again after 17-year hiatus

Mike Spooner stands next to the fifth Grey Ghost. He will race next Friday at the Doug Larson Memorial.                                Submitted photo
Kahlea rides her horse Shady around some poles at Alex Fraser Park.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

North Cariboo Gymkhana jamboree attracts 25+ riders at Quesnel’s Alex Fraser Park

Twenty-five contestants of all ages compete in barrel racing and pole bending on summer Wednesdays

Kahlea rides her horse Shady around some poles at Alex Fraser Park.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo
Riders competing in the Outback Bushwack race at Hangman Springs.                                Submitted photo

Quesnel off-road motorcycle club receives grant to build two bridges

Hangman Springs trails will be made safer, more environmentally sound with $9,000 provincial grant

Riders competing in the Outback Bushwack race at Hangman Springs.                                Submitted photo
Pilot Kyle Fowler tells Observer reporter Ronan O’Doherty about his 1989 Long EZ plane before taking him up on a flight. Lindsay Chung photo

WATCH NOW: A writer in flight

An Observer reporter’s take on flipping and twisting over the Cariboo

Pilot Kyle Fowler tells Observer reporter Ronan O’Doherty about his 1989 Long EZ plane before taking him up on a flight. Lindsay Chung photo
With four events left in the BCRA season, Eric O’Flynn is finding his form.                                 Rona Macdonald Photography

Young Quesnel bullrider wins first event

Eric O’Flynn, 17, has finished in the top two in his last three rodeos

With four events left in the BCRA season, Eric O’Flynn is finding his form.                                 Rona Macdonald Photography
Chris Murray giving some pointers before a drill.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

Former NHLers train Quesnel’s hockey loving youth

Cariboo Elite Hockey Training celebrates its fifth year

Chris Murray giving some pointers before a drill.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
Adele competes in the Fast Fetch event Friday (Aug. 9) during the first day of the Western Cup Challenge at Eromit AIRcademy near Quesnel. onan O’Doherty photo

Soaking wet fetch competition draws dog lovers from across the west

Three day dog dock diving event took place in Quesnel’s Eromit Acres Aug 9-11

Adele competes in the Fast Fetch event Friday (Aug. 9) during the first day of the Western Cup Challenge at Eromit AIRcademy near Quesnel. onan O’Doherty photo
Joely Paul (left) and Adrianna Alec dress up wonderfully for the West Village Night Market.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos

PHOTOS: Quesnel’s West Village Night Market embraced by community

30+ vendors, talented entertainers and delicious food made the West Quesnel market marvelous

Joely Paul (left) and Adrianna Alec dress up wonderfully for the West Village Night Market.                                Ronan O’Doherty photos
Lora-Lee Murray shows off the second national archery medal she won this week.                                Submitted photo

Lora-Lee Murray wins silver in national field archery competition

This is the Quesnel shooter’s second medal on the national stage this week

Lora-Lee Murray shows off the second national archery medal she won this week.                                Submitted photo
Mary Matheson is a performer and photgrapher who attends dozens of festivals each year. She says ArtsWells is her absolute favourite.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo

WATCH NOW: ArtsWells 2019 thrives despite Friday night power outage

Musicians, artists and free spirits take over the town of Wells for long weekend

Mary Matheson is a performer and photgrapher who attends dozens of festivals each year. She says ArtsWells is her absolute favourite.                                Ronan O’Doherty photo