Cariboo Regional District

The Horsefly River on Saturday, May 28, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD activates emergency operations centre, high streamflow advisories issued

EOC level 1, in response to forecasted weather trends across region, says emergency program manager

  • Jun 3, 2022

 

The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD hosting ‘board on the road’ meetings in Barkerville June 9, 10

There will be meetings and a community barbecue

  • May 30, 2022

 

A member practices with the Bouchie Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Practices are held Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at the fire hall. (Bouchie Lake Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)

New fire truck needed for Bouchie Lake Volunteer Fire Department

An alternative approval process is being held by the Cariboo Regional District

 

Feedback is being sought on three options to renovate the Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre, ranging from utility upgrades and accessibility improvements to an expansion of the leisure pool with a waterslide. (Observer file photo)

Public input wanted on renovation options for Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre

The city and regional district will be hosting three open houses next month

Feedback is being sought on three options to renovate the Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre, ranging from utility upgrades and accessibility improvements to an expansion of the leisure pool with a waterslide. (Observer file photo)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Cariboo Regional District (CRD) Director for Area A Mary Sjostrom speaks to the public during a meeting held to discuss developments regarding the implementation of streetlights along the Maple Drive corridor at Quesnel Junior School on Mar. 3 (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Streetlights could be on the way for Gook Road south of Quesnel

CRD director Mary Sjostrom said residents were positive after lights were installed on Maple Drive

Cariboo Regional District (CRD) Director for Area A Mary Sjostrom speaks to the public during a meeting held to discuss developments regarding the implementation of streetlights along the Maple Drive corridor at Quesnel Junior School on Mar. 3 (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: CRD reviews security at local fire halls

The move follows the thefts of a fire truck from Interlakes Hall

The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

CRD considers return to in-person public hearings

All meetings have been held by teleconference for the last two years

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
The North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee is made up of Quesnel City Councillors and Cariboo Regional District Directors. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Public consultation planned for second Quesnel pool referendum project

The North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee met on March 8

The North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee is made up of Quesnel City Councillors and Cariboo Regional District Directors. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
An official opening for the Bouchie Lake rink was held Saturday, Feb. 19 as a major upgrade is almost complete. The rink was created over two decades ago primarily with the help of Bouchie Lake volunteer firefighters, noted the CRD. (Photo submitted)

Improved outdoor rink unveiled at Bouchie Lake

Major upgrade almost finished, says Bouchie Lake Recreation Commission

An official opening for the Bouchie Lake rink was held Saturday, Feb. 19 as a major upgrade is almost complete. The rink was created over two decades ago primarily with the help of Bouchie Lake volunteer firefighters, noted the CRD. (Photo submitted)
This Cariboo Regional District map shows which properties will be taxed and where the lights will be located on Maple Drive following the completion of the alternate approval process and the adoption of a new service bylaw at the Dec. 4 board meeting. (Cariboo Regional District map)

Maple Drive streetlights installed in Quesnel

Over 4 km of roads in South Quesnel are now better illuminated with LED streetlights

This Cariboo Regional District map shows which properties will be taxed and where the lights will be located on Maple Drive following the completion of the alternate approval process and the adoption of a new service bylaw at the Dec. 4 board meeting. (Cariboo Regional District map)
The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)

Majority of volunteer firefighters complying with CRD vaccine policy

CRD says 90 per cent of firefighters in compliance

The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)
Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).

CRD vaccine policy remains in effect

Board members voted not to defer policy following special meeting Wednesday

Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).
Cariboo Regional District. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

South Cariboo residents should expect tax increases: CRD

While property owners in North Cariboo might see a decrease

Cariboo Regional District. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).
The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)

CRD extends FireSmart wood waste free disposal program

Existing taxation will cover program cost instead of tipping fees

The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)
Valaurie Wettstein’s horses Jack went missing from the Flying Rooster Farm Sunday. (Photo submitted)
Valaurie Wettstein’s horses Jack went missing from the Flying Rooster Farm Sunday. (Photo submitted)
Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters concerned about Cariboo Regional District vaccine mandate

Some volunteer firefighters speaking out about they call a “hasty” decision

Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Before the meeting, committee members got a chance to tour the facilities at the Quesnel and District Recreation Centre. They even packed into the tiny machine room (masked up) to get a closer look at some of the areas that need renovation. (Cassidy Observer Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel pool referendum will be held but date, project scope not set

The North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee decided a referendum was the best way to fund the project

Before the meeting, committee members got a chance to tour the facilities at the Quesnel and District Recreation Centre. They even packed into the tiny machine room (masked up) to get a closer look at some of the areas that need renovation. (Cassidy Observer Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)

CRD not anticipating closures of fire halls due to vaccine mandate

Policy is anticipated to come into effect in January for all employees, volunteers and contractors

The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)