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Quesnel Women’s Resource Centre wins $500 for Deeds Well Done

There were 28 nominations to the campaign in Quesnel

Regency Chrysler donates vans to transport provincial curlers in Quesnel

Four donated vans will transport athletes during the BC Men’s and Ladies’ Curling Provincials

Quesnel and area residents can witness total lunar eclipse Jan. 20

Totality will occur in the evening of Sunday, Jan. 20, so you don’t have to stay up late to see it

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

One year on: Quesnel inventor starts local factory

The Observer catches up with George Jennex, inventor of the Shur-Lok Safety Hitch

College of New Caledonia wants public’s input on budget

A public consultation will be held Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. at Quesnel Campus

  • Jan 13, 2019
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Englands in China: Quesnel couple experiences typhoon in Foshan

Ron and Gill England are living and working abroad and sharing their experiences with the Observer

  • Jan 13, 2019

Free, 24-hour support now offered to College of New Caledonia students

Student LifeLine provides confidential legal, financial and family consultations, online short-term counselling and referrals

  • Jan 12, 2019

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Quesnel Film Club to show The Wife

The film club has a new board of directors, and a new lineup

My story: arts champion Colleen Brines, Part 2

Columnist Marian Gillard tells Colleen’s story in the final instalment of this two-part column

  • Jan 11, 2019

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Quesnel Tim Hortons branches raise more than $5,000 for CDC

Smile Cookie campaign took place in the fall

  • Jan 9, 2019

A look back on Good Cheer as Hamper Campaign ends

Good Cheer coordinator writes a letter to the people of Quesnel

  • Jan 9, 2019

Four Rivers Co-op donates $10,000 to Quesnel’s hospital auxiliary for fetal monitor

Funds helped the Auxiliary purchase essential equipment for G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital

Haphazard History: Rich history behind the ‘Evans place’ near Williams Lake

All that is left now is the weathered old main house

  • Jan 7, 2019

Delicious meal served Christmas Eve at St. John the Divine church

Locals enjoyed a festive pre-Christmas dinner

  • Jan 3, 2019

Spreading mayo, mustard and good cheer

Four strangers band together to feed Quesnel’s homeless during the holidays

Food security: a call to action

17% of households in Northern B.C. are food insecure. What are the next steps?

  • Dec 29, 2018