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The Quesnel RCMP want to help those in need. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel RCMP want your help with annual Stuff A Cruiser Campaign

Fundraiser to take place Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4

The Quesnel RCMP want to help those in need. (Photo submitted)
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
A $3,000 donation was provided to a holiday food and toy drive headquartered at the West Park Mall by the Rotary Club of Quesnel, the Quesnel Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus. The donation to support the one month rent was in turn donated by West Park Mall to the drive. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)

Gift of giving: Quesnel holiday food and toy drive receives $3,000 donation

Donations supporting local families will be collected until Dec. 15

A $3,000 donation was provided to a holiday food and toy drive headquartered at the West Park Mall by the Rotary Club of Quesnel, the Quesnel Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus. The donation to support the one month rent was in turn donated by West Park Mall to the drive. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

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Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
The Quesnel RCMP will again collect non-perishable food items, unopened toys, winter clothing and hygiene products in their Stuff A Cruiser Campaign supporting local families this Christmas. (Observer file photo)

Quesnel RCMP hosting annual Stuff A Cruiser to support families in need

Police hope to stuff a cruiser full of donations on Dec. 3-4

The Quesnel RCMP will again collect non-perishable food items, unopened toys, winter clothing and hygiene products in their Stuff A Cruiser Campaign supporting local families this Christmas. (Observer file photo)
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Pilot touches down CC-130 Hercules in Williams Lake after long journey to aviation

Flight a return to where his interest in aviation began, when his father flew firefighting airplanes

Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)

Food, culture combine in tv episode filmed at Tl’etinqox in the Chilcotin

Moosemeat & Marmalade docuseries episode using local guides to gather food, streaming on APTN

Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)
Katrina Van der Veen of Prince George with Purden Peak Designs was selling diffuser bracelets made with gemstones and lava rocks. She is a biologist with a fondness for natural elements and as a child loved making bracelets. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Katrina Van der Veen of Prince George with Purden Peak Designs was selling diffuser bracelets made with gemstones and lava rocks. She is a biologist with a fondness for natural elements and as a child loved making bracelets. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied

B.C. man completes seven-week term guarding the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Master Corporal Steve Pederson has been a Canadian Ranger for 31 years.…

Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)

Coins on tombstones, an American tradition that has gradually taken root in Canada

Denomination of coin can show relationship to fallen soldier

  • Nov 11, 2022
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)

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TODAY IN B.C.: Foraging in the woods on the Sunshine Coast to create a 5-star meal

Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)
Grade 8-9 students at North Cariboo Christian School recently made 100 servings of potato bacon soup for the Salvation Army. (Photo submitted)

North Cariboo Christian School lends a helping hand to those in need

Students are seeking more not-for-profit organizations in Quesnel to support

Grade 8-9 students at North Cariboo Christian School recently made 100 servings of potato bacon soup for the Salvation Army. (Photo submitted)
A free little art gallery is now located in downtown Quesnel by Big Country Printers. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A free little art gallery is now located in downtown Quesnel by Big Country Printers. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)