Cariboo Regional District

The Quesnel Seniors’ Centre is one of many locations people can vote in the Quesnel Rec Centre pool referendum. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Where to vote in the Quesnel pool referendum

Voters will head to the polls across the region today

 

Quesnel’s pool and rec centre facilities would receive a substantial upgrade if funding is secured and a referendum goes through. Melanie Law/Observer file photo

LETTER: Four reasons to vote against Quesnel pool referendum

Voters will be heading to the polls on June 19 across the Quesnel area to approve the $20M project

 

The proposed renovations at the Quesnel and District Arts and Recreation Centre. (CRD Drawing)

LETTER: Vote in favour of the Quesnel pool referendum

A letter to the editor published in the June 2 edition of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

 

An advanced polling session at the Quesnel Seniors’ Centre on Monday, June 14 was busy. The regular voting day is set for June 19, at locations across the region. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Public will be asked to approve $20 million for Quesnel pool upgrades

A referendum to approve a renovation of the Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre is set for June 19

An advanced polling session at the Quesnel Seniors’ Centre on Monday, June 14 was busy. The regular voting day is set for June 19, at locations across the region. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Cariboo Regional District is working with four other regional districts on common issues.
The Cariboo Regional District is working with four other regional districts on common issues.
The Lac la Hache transfer station.

CRD seeks input on solid waste plan

Cariboo residents are being asked for input on how solid waste is managed

The Lac la Hache transfer station.
The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. The Cariboo Regional District is presently exploring the possibility of developing a trails and recreation service. (CRD photo)

CRD exploring possibility of developing trails and recreation service

Most regional districts have them, said Darron Campbell, CRD manager of community services

The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. The Cariboo Regional District is presently exploring the possibility of developing a trails and recreation service. (CRD photo)
The Cariboo North riding is larger than Vancouver Island. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Cariboo North MLA set to take stand for rural ridings in B.C. legislature speech

Coralee Oakes says in her speech reducing northern ridings could see poorer services for residents

The Cariboo North riding is larger than Vancouver Island. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A Cariboo Regional District director and School District 27 trustee, Angie Delainey is also a fourth generation business owner in downtown Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Angie Delainey appointed Cariboo Regional District representative on regional board

Delainey and Steve Forseth represent the CRD at the North Central Local Government Association

A Cariboo Regional District director and School District 27 trustee, Angie Delainey is also a fourth generation business owner in downtown Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Crews work to repair Horsefly Road east of Williams Lake . (Ministry of Transportation video)

MoTI activates district operations centre, response to flood damaged roads in Cariboo region

Engineers, experts being pulled from across the province to help

Crews work to repair Horsefly Road east of Williams Lake . (Ministry of Transportation video)
Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 90 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 90 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Gibraltar Mine has started calling back 34 workers laid off on April 27 because it has received its permit to reactive the Gibraltar East Pit. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)

Gibraltar Mine receives permit, calling back laid off employees

Mining has begun in the Gibraltar East pit

Gibraltar Mine has started calling back 34 workers laid off on April 27 because it has received its permit to reactive the Gibraltar East Pit. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)
A mine blast registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, April 25, 34 kilometres north of Williams Lake. (Natural Resources Canada map)

Gibraltar Mine blast registers as 2.6 magnitude earthquake north of Williams Lake

Natural Resource Canada seismologist flagged it as a blast after researching the details

A mine blast registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, April 25, 34 kilometres north of Williams Lake. (Natural Resources Canada map)
The proposed renovations at the Quesnel Rec Centre. (CRD Drawing)

CRD approves Quesnel pool referendum date

Voters will be asked to approve borrowing $20 million to upgrade Quesnel Rec Centre

The proposed renovations at the Quesnel Rec Centre. (CRD Drawing)
Four defibrillators will be installed around Quesnel at the Bouchie Lake, Barlow Creek and Parkland community halls and at Alex Fraser Park. (Black Press file photo)

North Cariboo Joint Committee approve defibrillators, cycling trail maintenance

The committee held a brief meeting, approving projects in the Quesnel area

Four defibrillators will be installed around Quesnel at the Bouchie Lake, Barlow Creek and Parkland community halls and at Alex Fraser Park. (Black Press file photo)
The Yunesit'in Government in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a prescribed burn seven kilometres west of the community and 25 kilometres south of Alexis Creek on the south side of the Chilcotin River. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Prescribed burning planned to reduce wildfire risk near Yunesit’in

Burning may begin as early as April 13 in partnership with BC Wildfire Service

The Yunesit'in Government in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a prescribed burn seven kilometres west of the community and 25 kilometres south of Alexis Creek on the south side of the Chilcotin River. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District Quesnel Library reopened to the public on Sept. 24, 2020 after closing due to COVID-19. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Cariboo Regional District offices will stay open as COVID cases surge in B.C.

The district has regional offices in Quesnel, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake

The Cariboo Regional District Quesnel Library reopened to the public on Sept. 24, 2020 after closing due to COVID-19. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The West Fraser Centre will have ice until March 22. Arena 2 will have ice removed on March 15. (File photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel rinks will have ice removed later this month

Both the West Fraser Centre and Arena 2 will be without ice earlier than normal

The West Fraser Centre will have ice until March 22. Arena 2 will have ice removed on March 15. (File photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The KIJHL’s Kamloops Storm players celebrate on the ice at West Fraser Centre after a goal during one of their games in Quesnel in December 2017. Efforts to bring a KIJHL team to Quesnel stalled in 2018 after the league’s executive voted 16-3 against expansion. (Tracey Roberts Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel will not host GMHL team in 2021

NCJAC sent a letter thanking the junior hockey league for considering Quesnel

The KIJHL’s Kamloops Storm players celebrate on the ice at West Fraser Centre after a goal during one of their games in Quesnel in December 2017. Efforts to bring a KIJHL team to Quesnel stalled in 2018 after the league’s executive voted 16-3 against expansion. (Tracey Roberts Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A Williams Lake area family living on Knife Creek Road lost everything to a house fire on Wednesday, March 3. (Photo submitted)

House fire destroys rural family home south of Williams Lake

The Macdonalds built their home on Knife Creek Road about 30 years ago

A Williams Lake area family living on Knife Creek Road lost everything to a house fire on Wednesday, March 3. (Photo submitted)