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Simon and Suki Yi, centre, with some of the hotel’s staff. Choice Hotels Canada photo

Quality Inn owners overcame many challenges to arrive in Quesnel

Simon and Suki Yi immigrated to Canada from South Korea, facing language and culture barriers

  • Jan 9, 2019
Simon and Suki Yi, centre, with some of the hotel’s staff. Choice Hotels Canada photo
Canfax Marketing manager and senior analyst Brian Perillat shares an update on the cattle market Nov. 21 at the Royal Canadian Legion. Perillat’s presentation was part of a full-day Farm Credit Canada knowledge exchange event called “Disruptive Ideas That Drive Innovation and Trends and Trade Opportunities in Beef Markets.” Lindsay Chung photo

Quesnel-area producers hear about effects of increasing global demand for beef

Brian Perillat of Canfax Marketing shared some of the positives and negatives in the cattle market

  • Dec 3, 2018
Canfax Marketing manager and senior analyst Brian Perillat shares an update on the cattle market Nov. 21 at the Royal Canadian Legion. Perillat’s presentation was part of a full-day Farm Credit Canada knowledge exchange event called “Disruptive Ideas That Drive Innovation and Trends and Trade Opportunities in Beef Markets.” Lindsay Chung photo
La Belle Vallée Fromagerie owner and operator Florian Bergoin with his partner Adeline Dupuis. Contributed photo

Kersley cheese-maker brings unique products to the North Cariboo

La Belle Vallée Fromagerie is the only provincially licensed cheese-making facility in Northern B.C.

  • Nov 26, 2018
La Belle Vallée Fromagerie owner and operator Florian Bergoin with his partner Adeline Dupuis. Contributed photo
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Sharon Winter runs Wizards, Wands and More, as well as a charity coffee bar in West Park Mall.                                 Heather Norman photo

Quesnel’s Harry Potter pop-up shop and charity coffee stand

Sharon Winter is a self-described “Potterhead”

Sharon Winter runs Wizards, Wands and More, as well as a charity coffee bar in West Park Mall.                                 Heather Norman photo
File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Quesnel daycare chosen as one of B.C.’s $10-a-day pilot sites

Ruby’s Place will offer seven low-cost daycare spaces as part of government prototype project

File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Indigenous nations receive 10 per cent stake in coal terminal

Sale of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert expected to be completed by summer 2019

Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Winners at Quesnel’s 2018 Business Excellence Awards Oct. 27. Tracey Roberts photo

Quesnel’s Business Excellence Awards: the winners

With many local businesses represented, it was an evening to celebrate outstanding achievements

Winners at Quesnel’s 2018 Business Excellence Awards Oct. 27. Tracey Roberts photo
Barkerville Brewing Co.’s latest award for its 52 Foot Stout will sit alongside the company’s many other awards for the favourite brew. Facebook/Barkerville Brewing Co. photo

Barkerville Brewing’s stout wins silver at B.C. Beer Awards

Local tipple recognized provincially as brewery goes from strength to strength

Barkerville Brewing Co.’s latest award for its 52 Foot Stout will sit alongside the company’s many other awards for the favourite brew. Facebook/Barkerville Brewing Co. photo
Communications expert Dan Wall from Firelight Communications in Nelson will be leading workshops for small and medium-sized businesses in the Cariboo this month.                                 Submitted photo

Communication for Small Business Success workshop set for Oct. 25 in Quesnel

Free seminar to help local businesses craft key messages, engage with target market

Communications expert Dan Wall from Firelight Communications in Nelson will be leading workshops for small and medium-sized businesses in the Cariboo this month.                                 Submitted photo
The TnT Nitro Fitness team, from left: trainer Kristy Wheeler, new owners Blair and Deanna Sundby, Kassandra Sundby, previous owners Linda and Kim Adams, Terron Sundby, Eric Phillips. Front, from left: Briana Sundby and Julia Sundby.                                 Karen Powell photo

New Quesnel gym’s grand opening showcases aerial arts, powerlifting and street sports

TnT Nitro Fitness is offering fitness practices that are new to Quesnel

The TnT Nitro Fitness team, from left: trainer Kristy Wheeler, new owners Blair and Deanna Sundby, Kassandra Sundby, previous owners Linda and Kim Adams, Terron Sundby, Eric Phillips. Front, from left: Briana Sundby and Julia Sundby.                                 Karen Powell photo
B.C. Ale Trail photo

Local brewery added to B.C. Ale Trail

Barkerville Brewing one of eight breweries on a new arm of the trail

B.C. Ale Trail photo
Registered massage therapist Christa Pooley works with a patient in her clinic. Amanda Kirsh/Love Quesnel photo

Industrial update: Quesnel’s growing registered massage therapy industry

Local RMTs says industry is seeing an increase in referrals from medical professionals

Registered massage therapist Christa Pooley works with a patient in her clinic. Amanda Kirsh/Love Quesnel photo
Steve Rutledge in the new Chemo RV facility, July 18, 2018.  Heather Norman photos

New Quesnel Chemo RV building nearing completion

From helping out with the 2017 fires to planting 100,000 trees, it’s been a busy year for Chemo RV

Steve Rutledge in the new Chemo RV facility, July 18, 2018.  Heather Norman photos
Tony Le is owner of Green Era cannabis dispensary in Maple Ridge, one of many marijuana stores in B.C. The City of Quesnel has already received interest from retailers in setting up shop.                                 Neil Corbett/Black Press photo

Which B.C. marijuana stores will survive?

Province will require background, criminal record checks

Tony Le is owner of Green Era cannabis dispensary in Maple Ridge, one of many marijuana stores in B.C. The City of Quesnel has already received interest from retailers in setting up shop.                                 Neil Corbett/Black Press photo
Rotary Club of Quesnel contributes to many community projects and events and supports youth programs

Rotary Club of Quesnel contributes to many community projects and events and supports youth programs

Rotary’s work has impacted the community in many ways since 1955

  • Jul 13, 2018
Rotary Club of Quesnel contributes to many community projects and events and supports youth programs
From left: Dyson Leneve, Hayden Nicholson and Colby Couturier will represent Quesnel at the 2018 B.C. Summer Games on July 19-22.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo

Three box lacrosse players represent Quesnel at B.C. Summer Games

Leneve, Couturier and Nicholson look forward to step up in competition

From left: Dyson Leneve, Hayden Nicholson and Colby Couturier will represent Quesnel at the 2018 B.C. Summer Games on July 19-22.                                 Ronan O’Doherty photo
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Bazil Spencer and Ruby Nicholas showing off their newly acquired hardware in Langley this weekend.                                 Becky Whitehouse photo

Pair of medals at provincials for Quesnel track athletes

Ruby Nicholas and Bazil Spencer made it to the podium in competitive fields

Bazil Spencer and Ruby Nicholas showing off their newly acquired hardware in Langley this weekend.                                 Becky Whitehouse photo
Donna Jacobsen (left) and her daughter Deanna McCulloch pose for a picture in their new boutique.                                 Heather Norman photo

Co-owners of new Quesnel boutique want women to “feel beautiful” regardless of shape or size

The mother-daughter duo say the boutique was a natural expansion from their salon

Donna Jacobsen (left) and her daughter Deanna McCulloch pose for a picture in their new boutique.                                 Heather Norman photo
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.