Letters

Quesnel’s KIJHL ownership group is looking for additional investors. (File Photo)

LETTER: Quesnel KIJHL bid looking for additional investors

The president of the proposed team’s hockey operations updates the community

  • Dec 21, 2021
Ray Ferris is the President and CEO of West Fraser Mills. (Submitted Photo - West Fraser Mills)

West Fraser CEO calls for change to old-growth policy

West Fraser Mills operates several facilities in the Quesnel-area

  • Dec 4, 2021
The 100 Mile House RCMP detachment teamed up with FreshCo for this year’s Cram the Cruiser. Collecting donations for the 100 Mile Food Bank Society was Ainsley McKinnon, (left) Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen, Hudson McKinnon, Bretton McKinnon, Sgt. Brad McKinnon and Const. Jason Flett. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

LETTER: Local RCMP deserve thanks, not shame, in Cariboo Regional District

A letter to the editor from Brian Sauvé, president of the National Police Federation

  • Oct 31, 2021
The 100 Mile House RCMP detachment teamed up with FreshCo for this year’s Cram the Cruiser. Collecting donations for the 100 Mile Food Bank Society was Ainsley McKinnon, (left) Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen, Hudson McKinnon, Bretton McKinnon, Sgt. Brad McKinnon and Const. Jason Flett. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Johnston Bridge is closed to vehicles heavier than 10,000 kg. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: City should move quicker to repair Quesnel’s Johnston Bridge

Letter to the editor as published in the Oct. 20 edition of the Observer

  • Oct 24, 2021
The Johnston Bridge is closed to vehicles heavier than 10,000 kg. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Habitat Remediation Working Group takes a tour in 2020 of what was then the newly-constructed confluence of Edney and Hazeltine Creek channels. Mount Polley Mine is expected to reopen by September, 2021. (Photo submitted)

LETTER: Workable permits will help us restart Mount Polley Mine

At present, we are very pleased with our tangible environmental remediation results

  • Oct 8, 2021
Habitat Remediation Working Group takes a tour in 2020 of what was then the newly-constructed confluence of Edney and Hazeltine Creek channels. Mount Polley Mine is expected to reopen by September, 2021. (Photo submitted)
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
The city is looking for feedback on moving the little league diamond out of LeBourdais Park and into West Fraser Timber Park, alongside other ball diamonds. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

LETTER: Little league diamond should move from Quesnel’s LeBourdais Park

Send letters to the editor to editor@quesnelobserver.com

  • Oct 3, 2021
The city is looking for feedback on moving the little league diamond out of LeBourdais Park and into West Fraser Timber Park, alongside other ball diamonds. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
A little league player takes a swing inside LeBourdais Park. The Quesnel Minor Baseball Association says an upcoming survey from the city of Quesnel might ask the public if they want to move the field. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Little league diamond an iconic Quesnel landmark

Send letters to the editor to editor@quesnelobserver.com

  • Oct 3, 2021
A little league player takes a swing inside LeBourdais Park. The Quesnel Minor Baseball Association says an upcoming survey from the city of Quesnel might ask the public if they want to move the field. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Hang in there, if you can

Where I am starting is looking at feed supply for the winter by sending forage samples for analysis

  • Sep 5, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Old growth logging protesters block a road on Monday, June 14. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: What the old-growth logging protestors are saying

A letter to the editor from Randy Thompson as seen in the July 21 edition of the Quesnel Observer

  • Jul 24, 2021
Old growth logging protesters block a road on Monday, June 14. (Facebook photo)
Quesnel’s pool and rec centre facilities would receive a substantial upgrade if funding is secured and a referendum goes through. Melanie Law/Observer file photo

LETTER: Four reasons to vote against Quesnel pool referendum

Voters will be heading to the polls on June 19 across the Quesnel area to approve the $20M project

Quesnel’s pool and rec centre facilities would receive a substantial upgrade if funding is secured and a referendum goes through. Melanie Law/Observer file photo
The proposed renovations at the Quesnel and District Arts and Recreation Centre. (CRD Drawing)

LETTER: Vote in favour of the Quesnel pool referendum

A letter to the editor published in the June 2 edition of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

The proposed renovations at the Quesnel and District Arts and Recreation Centre. (CRD Drawing)
A letter writer says her daughter was targeted with harassment because she had a Washington license plate. (State Department of Licensing)

LETTER: Don’t judge a car by its plates

Kimberly Sandhoff’s daughter has been harassed for her Washington license plate

  • May 24, 2021
A letter writer says her daughter was targeted with harassment because she had a Washington license plate. (State Department of Licensing)
Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)

LETTER: Cariboo Regional District director asks for provincial action on roads

Area B Director Barb Bachmeier’s letter to the editor as published in the May 5 Observer

Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)
Rob Fleming, the Transportation and Infrastructure, is the MLA for the Victoria-Swan Lake riding. (Rob Fleming/Twitter)

LETTER: Minister responds to local MLA’s speech on roads

Rob Fleming, the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure sent in a letter to the editor

Rob Fleming, the Transportation and Infrastructure, is the MLA for the Victoria-Swan Lake riding. (Rob Fleming/Twitter)
Letter-writer says thanks for assistance on Riverwalk trail. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Thanks for help on the Riverwalk

Mike and Diane Michie thank a good Samaritan on Quesnel’s Riverfront Trail

  • Apr 18, 2021
Letter-writer says thanks for assistance on Riverwalk trail. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
QRC president Ray Jasper is calling on the provincial government to fast-track approval of their rodeo plans. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

LETTER: Provincial Officials should allow rodeo events

Ray Jasper, Quesnel Rodeo President says rodeo can be conducted safely

  • Apr 4, 2021
QRC president Ray Jasper is calling on the provincial government to fast-track approval of their rodeo plans. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
The Quesnel Seniors’ Centre has hosted flu clinics throughout its history. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Seniors’ Centre president calls for vaccine clinic

Doug Service says the clinic should be hosted at the centre, not Arena 2

  • Mar 21, 2021
The Quesnel Seniors’ Centre has hosted flu clinics throughout its history. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Barriers across Quesnel-Hydraulic Road have been installed since spring 2020. The road has been closed due to a major landslide. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
Barriers across Quesnel-Hydraulic Road have been installed since spring 2020. The road has been closed due to a major landslide. (Quesnel Observer file photo)