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PHOTOS: Quesnel’s Billy Barker Days being considered a success by organizers and police

RCMP calls for service were down compared to the previous two festivals

Wet’suwet’en clan launches civil lawsuit against Coastal GasLink

Gidimt’en seeking damages and costs over destruction of logging road encampment and gate

Six inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

The 26th ceremony in Penticton welcomed powerful figures both from on and off the ice

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DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site
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Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law

RCMP investigate two shootings in the Lower Mainland

Incidents happened in Surrey, with a victim being treated at Langley Memorial Hospital

Prince George RCMP seize firearms in Highway 97 arrest

The suspects were in a vehicle that was reported stolen to the Quesnel RCMP on July 11

Quesnel is getting a new junior school

Education Minister Rob Fleming announced a new school will be built on the Maple Drive site

Cariboo Regional District receives $100K grant for community wildfire planning

Funds will support a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for 100 Mile House fringe areas

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Quesnel council recommends a fifth application for a cannabis retail store

Hive Cannabis Inc. has applied for a non-medical cannabis retail store licence in downtown core

Barkerville’s Sixth Annual Indigenous Celebrations takes place July 20

This year’s event will also be the soft launch of Indigenous programming at the historic site

CRD develops internal policy for single-use plastics for its own operations

Chair Margo Wagner said the CRD is proud to be taking steps to reduces its environmental footprint

Update: Severe thunderstorm watch upgraded to warning for Cariboo North including Quesnel

Potential for strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain in the afternoon

Chief calls for state of emergency and fishery closure in light of Big Bar slide in Fraser River

Chief Robbins said his own community of Esket will not fish until the slide is dealt with

UNBC student will run for Cariboo-Prince George Green Party in federal election

Mackenzie Kerr says she is ‘deeply committed’ to climate action

Construction begins on 32-unit supportive housing project in Quesnel

Construction of the three-storey building is expected to be completed by July 2020

Barkerville Gold Mines hopes to initiate environmental review process for proposed underground mine near Wells

BGM asks for community input into value components at Wells Community Update meeting

New Hops and Harvest dinner being planned in Quesnel for early September

City of Quesnel and B.C. Ale Trail have partnered to host a unique outdoor event

Young B.C. teen’s new book inspired by real-life superheroes and pets affected by wildfires

Nathan McTaggart is touring the Interior to celebrate the launch of Brandy and Her Super Hero

Quesnel man is custody after police pursuit on Wednesday

Nathan Doucette, 33, crashed into a police car and broke into a home when trying to escape on foot