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Panning for history and gold at Barkerville Barkerville Historic Town and Park

Barkerville, which is now the largest living-history museum in western North America, is now open

  • May 24th, 2018

Study recommends jurors receive more financial and psychological support

Federal justice committee calls for 11 policy changes to mitigate juror stress

Liquor licence to be pursued for West Fraser Centre

North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee voted unanimously to obtain liquor licence for Quesnel’s WFC

Mount Polley lockout an effort to speed up negotations company said

Mount Polley Mining Corporation’s labour agreement with United Steelworkers Local 1-2017 expired Dec. 31

Grads receive BC Transit passes

BC Transit provides passes to graduating students in more than 50 communities

Tolko playhouses brighten North Okanagan summer

Vernon-based company’s senior leaders build and donate playhouses to eight local families

The Postmen in Nazko
Nazko River flood 2018
Bastin Road run-off 2018
Kinder Morgan: Does the science add up?

Building supplies stolen from seniors’ housing construction site in North Quesnel

The items were taken over the long weekend from site on McNaughton Avenue

Fraser River downgraded to High Streamflow Advisory at Quesnel

The river is no longer on Flood Watch

  • May 22nd, 2018

Tsilhqot’in community names officially recognized by Province

Tsilhqot’in names will now appear on provincial government resources, maps and databases

  • May 19th, 2018

Former daycare operator convicted of kidnapping

Zsuzsanna Holland has been found guilty of abucting a person under the age of 14

  • May 18th, 2018

Voyageur Elementary receives $90,000 for new playground

SD28 school one of 51 around the province to receive playground funding

Warm weather could mean flooding along some Cariboo rivers

CRD urges residents along Horsefly, Fraser, Quesnel and Cottonwood rivers to prepare for flooding

Some sidewalks to be removed on Reid Street next week

VIDEO: Reid Street businesses update us on how they are faring as construction continues

Three people vying for mayor in Wells by-election

Wells residents will vote in a new mayor and one new councillor June 9

  • May 18th, 2018

School board plans custodial staff and technology cuts as 2018/19 budget revealed

Additional funds allocated for education assistants, resource teacher time

City urges Quesnel residents to prepare for possible flooding

River Forecast Centre upgraded Fraser River to Flood Watch Tuesday

Cariboo First Nations group calls for moratorium on caribou hunt

Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance wants action ahead of May 25 hunt lottery deadline

CRD hopes to restrict sale, setting off of fireworks

The proposed ban would reduce risk of fire but have repercussions for local businesses