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Brenda Gardiner has an exhibition of mirrors, spectacularly adorned, and watercolour paintings, featuring wildfire trees, on now at the Quesnel Art Gallery. (Quesnel Community Arts Council photo)

Quesnel Art Gallery: Mirror, mirror, on the wall

The enticing art of Brenda Gardiner is on display

Kayla Shelley sells Coy Cup tickets. (Frank Peebles photo - Quesnel Observer)

Make your mark on Coy Cup seating chart in Quesnel

There are only two ways to get a Coy Cup pass

Cheerleader Haley Lattman (TRU photo)

Cheering on a Quesnel athlete at worlds

Lattman wins top marks with TRU’s cheerleaders

Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. The museum is preparing the return of a pole belonging to the family of Snuxyaltwa. (Mercy Snow photo)
Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. The museum is preparing the return of a pole belonging to the family of Snuxyaltwa. (Mercy Snow photo)
Kangaroo players give refunds after a game cancellation in January. (Frank Peebles photo - Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel Kangaroos get the points, but lose the game

Smithers forfeits the Quesnel game they missed

Kangaroo players give refunds after a game cancellation in January. (Frank Peebles photo - Quesnel Observer)
(Frank Pebbles photo - Quesnel Observer)

Snogopogo stands tall even after warmer days in Quesnel

Sculptor Hildreth continues her mythical snow series

(Frank Pebbles photo - Quesnel Observer)
The Hallis Lake Ski Centre was the venue for a recent biathlon competition. (File photo submitted)
The Hallis Lake Ski Centre was the venue for a recent biathlon competition. (File photo submitted)
Lennix Cruz and Julia Dillabough are all smiles during the Boots and Toque Winter Festival event Saturday (Jan. 21). (Karen Powell photo)

Winter festival brightens up Quesnel after dark

Annual Boots and Toque Winter Festival draws a crowd

Lennix Cruz and Julia Dillabough are all smiles during the Boots and Toque Winter Festival event Saturday (Jan. 21). (Karen Powell photo)
One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).

CRD to assess Interlakes fire hall issues around training assessments

An independent assessor has been brought in to mediate the training dispute

One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).
Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)

MLA calls for strong response following Houston mill closure announcement

Support needed for workers, local government, says John Rustad

Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)
Teresa Wager and Nedeen Boon pose with the new sign for the 2023 South Cariboo Garlic Festival. They are the new organizers for the festival. (File submitted)

South Cariboo Garlic Festival set to be bigger and better

New organizers have taken over the annual event

Teresa Wager and Nedeen Boon pose with the new sign for the 2023 South Cariboo Garlic Festival. They are the new organizers for the festival. (File submitted)
Log trucks are unloaded in the Tolko log yard Wednesday, Jan. 25 in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Environment Canada warns cold weather on the way for B.C.’s Interior

Temperatures will plummet by the weekend

  • Jan 26, 2023
Log trucks are unloaded in the Tolko log yard Wednesday, Jan. 25 in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

End to 30-year era: No more Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo; organizers cite lack of volunteers

Association draws the curtain on springtime rodeo

  • Jan 25, 2023
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

66 more potential graves identified at St. Joseph’s Mission, former residential school

The results of Phase 2 of investigation into unmarked graves shows there were crimes committed against children

The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday. (Video screen shot image)

Quesnel MP Doherty checks in on mental health

Local MP suggests Let’s Talk about wellness

Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday. (Video screen shot image)
Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. said downtime at lumber divisions in Soda Creek, in the Cariboo, and Armstrong, in the North Okanagan, will continue through Feburary. (tolko.com)

Downtime extended at Tolko mills in North Okanagan, Cariboo

Armstrong and Soda Creek lumber division shutdowns to continue through February

Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. said downtime at lumber divisions in Soda Creek, in the Cariboo, and Armstrong, in the North Okanagan, will continue through Feburary. (tolko.com)
Eight vehicles were involved in a collision on Highway 97 Monday morning (Jan. 23). (Karen Powell photo)
Eight vehicles were involved in a collision on Highway 97 Monday morning (Jan. 23). (Karen Powell photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune.

FOREST INK: More discussion needed on B.C.’s green wood pellet industry

There are a number of resources about the pros and cons of wood pellets

  • Jan 22, 2023
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune.
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is congratulated by teammates after stopping the Calgary Flames in the shootout to win 2-1 in NHL hockey action in Montreal, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. When did the Canadiens last win the Stanley Cup? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about hockey

Canada is a nation of hockey players and dedicated fans of the game

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is congratulated by teammates after stopping the Calgary Flames in the shootout to win 2-1 in NHL hockey action in Montreal, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. When did the Canadiens last win the Stanley Cup? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
Skating aids helped improve children’s balance and confidence on the ice at the annual Boots and Toques Festival last year. (Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Skating aids helped improve children’s balance and confidence on the ice at the annual Boots and Toques Festival last year. (Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)