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A rescued moose calf. 
(Photo courtesy of Sue Burton)

Big or small, this Cariboo Chilcotin animal rescuer tries to save them all

Saving Cariboo Chilcotin wildlife is what Sue Burton does

A rescued moose calf. 
(Photo courtesy of Sue Burton)
Santa and Mrs. Claus take a well-deserved break after reading through all the Black Press Media papers in Greater Victoria to update the naught and nice list. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

10 questions with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Black Press Media staffers put together a line of questioning for the…

Santa and Mrs. Claus take a well-deserved break after reading through all the Black Press Media papers in Greater Victoria to update the naught and nice list. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
The Colors of Christmas with InSong, with Hannah Lewis (far left at back) and Olivia Williams ( far back right), raised $1,250 for the Anglican Church’s Community programs and $1,270 for the Seventh Day Adventist Church’s Bags of Love Program recently. (Tracey Roberts photo)

PHOTOS: Quesnel’s Sounds of Christmas

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  • Dec 25, 2022
The Colors of Christmas with InSong, with Hannah Lewis (far left at back) and Olivia Williams ( far back right), raised $1,250 for the Anglican Church’s Community programs and $1,270 for the Seventh Day Adventist Church’s Bags of Love Program recently. (Tracey Roberts photo)
Stockings can be hung anywhere in the world. (Stock photo)

Cape Town Christmas in the Cariboo

By Elaine Brown Christmas Story Contest winner The day before Christmas! Norah…

  • Dec 25, 2022
Stockings can be hung anywhere in the world. (Stock photo)
A ruffed Grouse spotted on Dog Creek Road. (Liz Twan photo)

55th annual Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count

The Williams Lake Field Naturalists hosted their 55th annual Christmas bird count…

  • Dec 25, 2022
A ruffed Grouse spotted on Dog Creek Road. (Liz Twan photo)
Kala Doneyhue pictured inside her 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, after winning Penticton’s Huber Bannister Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23, 2022. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

VIDEO: Working 7 days a week with 2 kids, B.C. single mom surprised with car

Huber Bannister Chevrolet held its second annual Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23

Kala Doneyhue pictured inside her 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, after winning Penticton’s Huber Bannister Christmas car giveaway on Dec. 23, 2022. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Rudy Johnson, then 98, enjoyed playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lived. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo pioneer, entrepreneur Rudy Johnson dies at 100 years old

Johnson was most widely known for building the Rudy Johnson Bridge

Rudy Johnson, then 98, enjoyed playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lived. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Management from City Furniture drop off a truckload of food for this year’s Christmas dinner at the Salvation Army. Pictured are Nikki Flood (from left), Loretta Cameron, Lt Tamara Randlesome, Bindy Baidwan, Parveen Pannu and Jack Pannu. (Tracey Roberts photo - Quesnel Observer)

City Furniture in Quesnel once again feeds folks Christmas Dinner

Every year for the past 15 years, City Furniture has provided a…

  • Dec 22, 2022
Management from City Furniture drop off a truckload of food for this year’s Christmas dinner at the Salvation Army. Pictured are Nikki Flood (from left), Loretta Cameron, Lt Tamara Randlesome, Bindy Baidwan, Parveen Pannu and Jack Pannu. (Tracey Roberts photo - Quesnel Observer)
The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

RCMP on the lookout for a … ‘troublesome cow’

‘Cow’ left footprints, not hoof prints, in Island city after ringing doorbell earlier this month

  • Dec 20, 2022
The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
Three community groups received $500 each from the BC Hydro Power Pioneers recently. Pictured fro left to right are: Quesnel Community Foundation Bob Salmons, Quesnel & District Seniors Center Doug Service, BC Hydro Power Pioneers Roger North and Ray Daggitt and Hospital Auxillary Bob Ramage. (Tracey Roberts photo - Quesnel Observer)

BC Hydro’s Power Pioneers give back to community

The power of charity is what drives a group of former BC…

Three community groups received $500 each from the BC Hydro Power Pioneers recently. Pictured fro left to right are: Quesnel Community Foundation Bob Salmons, Quesnel & District Seniors Center Doug Service, BC Hydro Power Pioneers Roger North and Ray Daggitt and Hospital Auxillary Bob Ramage. (Tracey Roberts photo - Quesnel Observer)
Public access to Lytton, B.C. is still controlled as seen here on Dec. 2, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Former Lytton residents settle in new communities, await town rebuild after fire

The response to the Lytton fire has been inadequate and opaque, says former resident

Public access to Lytton, B.C. is still controlled as seen here on Dec. 2, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Alex Lavoie was even able to feed cat food to a raven that flew alongside his Jeep on the Dempster Highway in Yukon. Youtube video screenshot

VIDEO: Raven flies alongside Quadra Island couple travelling frigid Yukon highway

23 minute video with Raven garners over 5,000 views on Youtube

Alex Lavoie was even able to feed cat food to a raven that flew alongside his Jeep on the Dempster Highway in Yukon. Youtube video screenshot
One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).

Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department first responder program suspended

The Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department may be forced to follow suit

One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).
A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

QUIZ: Are you ready for winter weather?

Winter begins later this month, but is already on the ground in many parts of the country

A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Christmas tree (unsplash)

Quesnel’s Christmas calaendar chock-full of events

Lots to see and partake in this holiday season

Christmas tree (unsplash)
SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo

Unadoptable animals find home in B.C. with SAINTS

The nonprofit provides shelter and medical aid to 127 animals of different backgrounds in Mission

SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo
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The B.C. Minister of Health is looking for volunteer to engage in meaningful conversations with residents in Quesnel about their experience living in long-term care. (Stock photo from Unsplash.com)

Volunteers needed for elder interviews in Quesnel

BC Ministry of Health organizing survey

  • Dec 8, 2022
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The B.C. Minister of Health is looking for volunteer to engage in meaningful conversations with residents in Quesnel about their experience living in long-term care. (Stock photo from Unsplash.com)
Anthony Hopkins, left, worked on a scene which included William Belleau, during filming of Killers of the Flower Moon in Vernon, B.C. The young actor has another project, The English, now streaming on Prime. (Photo submitted)

Esk’etemc actor living his dream working in film and television

William Belleau is taking it all in as he continues to land roles in big projects

Anthony Hopkins, left, worked on a scene which included William Belleau, during filming of Killers of the Flower Moon in Vernon, B.C. The young actor has another project, The English, now streaming on Prime. (Photo submitted)
Mike Franklin, manager of the Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin stands in front of the welcoming new facility for youth in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin opens its doors to young people

Facility aims to address mental health, addictions and other issues impacting youth in region

  • Dec 5, 2022
Mike Franklin, manager of the Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin stands in front of the welcoming new facility for youth in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)