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One year on: Quesnel inventor starts local factory

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

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

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

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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Cariboo Sikh Temple Vaisakhi Celebration 2019
Barkerville Easter Egg Hunt 2019
Spring Ceilidh at Cloverdale Catholic Hall
Seed Celebration

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

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

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

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

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

Dozens turn out for Ice Palace at Quesnel Arena 2

The event features arts and crafts, an indoor toboggan run and even a little hockey

Recycle old electronics if you’ve received new this Christmas

More than 80% of B.C. consumers report having at least one obsolete electronic device at home

  • Dec 28, 2018

Where to drop off your Christmas tree in Quesnel

The City of Quesnel will chip and compost real trees, with drop off locations open until Jan. 11

  • Dec 27, 2018