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Jeff Malin nears the finish line Sunday, Oct. 11 in downtown Quesnel. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

No travel, no problem: Jeff Malin completes ninth marathon in Quesnel

The Quesnel firefighter has been running marathons since 2012

Sherry Jasper and Juerg Feldmann show off their third-place trophies from an outdoor Quesnel Pickleball Club tournament earlier this year. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel pickleball going back in the jar

The indoor season will kick off with strict COVID-19 prevention guidelines

The West Fraser Centre allowed 50 spectators inside for one day before new provincial regulations reverted capacity limits back to 50 people total. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Capacity limits back at 50 people total at Quesnel’s West Fraser Centre

New provincial regulations ended increased capacity at the arena

Fifty spectators will be allowed in the West Fraser Centre. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer File Photo)

Quesnel arena increases capacity limits, gets ready to re-open walking track

Instead of 50 people total, the City is allowing 50 spectators inside the West Fraser Centre

Fifty spectators will be allowed in the West Fraser Centre. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer File Photo)

Quesnel powerlifters back on the bench despite COVID-19

Anthony Faggiani and Shalynn McCauley will test their powerlifting prowess in Illinois this month

Paralyzed B.C. cowboy set to ride again thanks to custom saddle

Cunin soon started hanging around back at the rodeo arena helping out

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Quesnel youth soccer tackling COVID-19 challenges

Registration for the indoor season running until mid-December is now open

PHOTOS: Fast times for Quesnel athletes at Gold City Showdown

Riley Bondaroff earned two qualifying spots to the breakaway roping Canadian Finals

Quesnel pickleballers battle for appropriate prizes

Jars of pickles painted gold, silver and bronze were given to the top men’s, women’s and doubles teams

Sweeping changes to curling during COVID-19 pandemic

Registration is now open for leagues at the Quesnel Curling Centre

Quesnel’s Jack Henderson makes the jump to the BCHL

The 18-year-old has signed with the Merritt Centennials

Quesnel Waveriders jumping into fall swim season

Pandemic restrictions mean swim meets are out, and athletes need to be distanced during practice

Quesnel golfers make the cut

The Quesnel Golf Club hosted championships for men and women over the past two weeks

Home grounds advantage leads to rodeo success for Quesnel athletes

Quesnel athletes took home some top spots at the combined B.C. High School Rodeo at Alex Fraser Park

Timed event rodeo set for Quesnel’s Alex Fraser Park

No spectators will be allowed at the Gold City Showdown, and ropers will qualifying for nationals

Special Olympics Quesnel sprints past COVID-19 challenges

Athletes from the area competed in a virtual track meet, sharing times with clubs across B.C.

Quesnel skating jumps back on the ice

The Quesnel Figure Skating Club’s season will begin soon, with COVID-19 precautions in place

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

PHOTOS: High School Rodeo takes centre stage in Quesnel

High school students from accross the province flocked to Quesnel for the first rodeo of the year