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The Quesnel MS Self Help Group pose for a photo to support the #WeChallengeMS initiative. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

MS Walk goes virtual due to COVID-19

The annual walk to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis goes online, in #WeChallengeMS initiative

The Quesnel MS Self Help Group pose for a photo to support the #WeChallengeMS initiative. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Gold Pan will soon move from its current home on Highway 97 north of Quesnel to the train station downtown. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Gold Pan will soon move from its current home on Highway 97 north of Quesnel to the train station downtown. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Members of the Quesnel Flying Club pose for a photo after taking part in a tribute flight to fallen Snowbirds’ Captain Jennifer Casey on May 23. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Flying Club soars high in tribute to fallen Snowbirds’ Captain

Seven aircraft took part in the flight over Quesnel on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m.

Members of the Quesnel Flying Club pose for a photo after taking part in a tribute flight to fallen Snowbirds’ Captain Jennifer Casey on May 23. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A section of the Quesnel Riverfront Trail has been closed due to flooding caused by high water levels in the Quesnel River. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Section of Riverfront Trail closed due to flooding

A detour is available for trail-goers

A section of the Quesnel Riverfront Trail has been closed due to flooding caused by high water levels in the Quesnel River. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 have been confirmed to be that of Louis Korkowski, who was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP. (Photo submitted by RCMP)                                The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 have been confirmed to be that of Louis Korkowski, who was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP. (Photo submitted by RCMP)

Police confirm human remains discovered are possible abduction victim, Korkowski

Korkowski had last been seen on May 4, criminality is suspected in his death

The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 have been confirmed to be that of Louis Korkowski, who was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP. (Photo submitted by RCMP)                                The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 have been confirmed to be that of Louis Korkowski, who was reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP. (Photo submitted by RCMP)
The Quesnel Flying Club will take to the skies over Quesnel to pay tribute to Canadian Forces Snowbirds Captain Jennifer Casey on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. (Observer File Photo)

Quesnel Flying Club to fly high in tribute to fallen Snowbirds’ Captain

Club members’ aircraft will soar over Quesnel on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m.

The Quesnel Flying Club will take to the skies over Quesnel to pay tribute to Canadian Forces Snowbirds Captain Jennifer Casey on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. (Observer File Photo)
The North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee will continue to develop plans for a gymnastics facility which will be attached to the existing Quesnel Recreation Centre. (Observer File Photo)

North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee proceed with design work on gymnastics facility

City staff have been directed to prepare a ‘shovel ready’ plan for the project

The North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee will continue to develop plans for a gymnastics facility which will be attached to the existing Quesnel Recreation Centre. (Observer File Photo)
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all North Cariboo Recreation and Parks facilities were closed to the public in mid March. (Observer File Photo)

Full impact of COVID-19 on North Cariboo Recreation and Parks not yet known

Guidelines on when and how facilities and servies will resume excpetced in coming weeks

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all North Cariboo Recreation and Parks facilities were closed to the public in mid March. (Observer File Photo)
Quesnel RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating Andrew Charles Ward, who has been missing since Saturday, May 9, 2020. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Quesnel RCMP looking for more dash cam footage in disappearance of Andrew Charles Ward

Ward was last seen on May 9, 2020 and police are asking for the public’s help in locating him

Quesnel RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating Andrew Charles Ward, who has been missing since Saturday, May 9, 2020. (Photo submitted)
Rick Prosk reaches low to return the ball during a friendly game of pickleball with teammate Sharon Macdonald and opponents Ray and Sherry Jasper on Monday, May 18. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Pickleballers hit the courts after City lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Patrons must follow specific health and safety guidelines

Rick Prosk reaches low to return the ball during a friendly game of pickleball with teammate Sharon Macdonald and opponents Ray and Sherry Jasper on Monday, May 18. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A concept image of the design for the new Quesnel Junior School which is scheduled to be built by fall 2022. (CHP Architects Photo)

School district reveals new Quesnel Junior School design

The modern design by CHP Architects was revealed during online meeting Tuesday May 12

A concept image of the design for the new Quesnel Junior School which is scheduled to be built by fall 2022. (CHP Architects Photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)

Ranch Musings: More on meat processing

Columnist David Zirnhelt writes about beef production and the local supply chain

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)
The Rocky Mountaineer train company will delay the start of its season, which typically runs from April to October, until July 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Lindsay Chung - Observer File Photo)

UPDATED: Rocky Mountaineer delays season until July 31

This is the third time the popular luxury train has delayed operations in 2020 due to COVID-19

The Rocky Mountaineer train company will delay the start of its season, which typically runs from April to October, until July 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Lindsay Chung - Observer File Photo)
The City of Quesnel will revert the Quesnel Landfill and Recycling Centre hours to their regular schedule starting Tuesday, May 19. (Observer File Photo)

Quesnel Landfill and Recycling Centre resume regular hours

Starting May 19, both city facilities will be open 8:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

The City of Quesnel will revert the Quesnel Landfill and Recycling Centre hours to their regular schedule starting Tuesday, May 19. (Observer File Photo)
Owen Rossmann is the Quesnel and District 4-H Member of the Week for the week of May 18. (Photo submitted)

Meet 4-H Member of the Week Owen Rossmann

Quesnel and District 4-H is highlighting hard-working members each week

Owen Rossmann is the Quesnel and District 4-H Member of the Week for the week of May 18. (Photo submitted)
Quesnel sprinkling and irrigation restrictions have started

Quesnel sprinkling and irrigation restrictions have started

The annual restrictions are in place between May 15 and September 30

Quesnel sprinkling and irrigation restrictions have started
The City of Quesnel announced on May 15 that the skate park, tennis and pickleball courts and bike park have been reopened to the public with new health and safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Observer File Photo)

City of Quesnel re-opens some local amenities with new health and safety guidelines due to COVID-19

The skate park, tennis and pickle ball courts and the bike park are now open to the public

The City of Quesnel announced on May 15 that the skate park, tennis and pickleball courts and bike park have been reopened to the public with new health and safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Observer File Photo)
Quesnel RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating Andrew Charles Ward, who has been missing since Saturday, May 9, 2020. (Photo submitted)

Police seek dashcam footage from public to help locate missing Quesnel man

Andrew Charles Ward was last seen on May 9, 2020

Quesnel RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating Andrew Charles Ward, who has been missing since Saturday, May 9, 2020. (Photo submitted)
Quesnel Hydraulic Road has been closed to all traffic at kilometre 20.3 due to ongoing slide activity. (Emcon Services Inc. Photo - Facebook)

Quesnel-Hydraulic Road closed to all traffic at kilometre 20.3

Detour available via 2700 Road and 500 Road, adds approximately 30 minutes of travel time

Quesnel Hydraulic Road has been closed to all traffic at kilometre 20.3 due to ongoing slide activity. (Emcon Services Inc. Photo - Facebook)
A concept image showing main entrance of the new Quesnel Junior School. (CHP Architects Photo)

School District previews new Quesnel Junior School

Virtual tour of new school features modern design and “21st-century learning” trends

A concept image showing main entrance of the new Quesnel Junior School. (CHP Architects Photo)