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When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

 

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.

FOREST INK: How many people can Earth handle?

Researchers proposed an ideal size for our species would be between 1.5 and 2 billion

  • Sep 17, 2022

 

Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.

VIDEO: Message from Ryan Reynolds helps Black Press reporter celebrate end of cancer journey

Reporter Jessica Peters writes how one tweet helped share happiness around the world

 

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Observer.

FOREST INK: A sustainable planet through global forests

Jim Hilton pens a column for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer each week

  • Aug 6, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Observer.
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Dairy and beef research, part of the story for B.C.

One organization to watch and support is the BC Forage Council

  • Jun 26, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.

EDITORIAL: Truck Loggers BC magazine offers variety of views on old growth deferrals

764 woodlot licensees may be required to come up with new management plans and inventories

  • May 21, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Cassidy Dankochik’s last day as editor of the Quesnel Observer will be May 13. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)

Observer editor chasing sports dream in Manitoba

Cassidy Dankochik is moving on to become the sports editor in Steinbach, Man.

Cassidy Dankochik’s last day as editor of the Quesnel Observer will be May 13. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)
FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

Cole’s Notes: It’s hard to be young these days

It won’t be easy to solve our problems, but our futures are worth fighting for

FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
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Robert Barron column: Fond memories of ‘Paddy’s Day’

By mid afternoon, the party started really taking off

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With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

North Island Gazette editor Tyson Whitney watched these ‘classics’ so you don’t have to

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The Quesnel Cariboo Observer launched an email newsletter on Dec. 6. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Observer launches email newsletter

Editor Cassidy Dankochik gives the breakdown on the new product

The Quesnel Cariboo Observer launched an email newsletter on Dec. 6. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
(Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)

Fall marks the return of Quesnel civic meetings

Quesnel Observer Editor Cassidy Dankochik notes the schedule for Quesnel meetings

(Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)
The Quesnel Observer archive room. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

COLUMN: Quesnel Observer archives a joy to search

There is something inherently joyful for me about spinning through the old newspapers downstairs

The Quesnel Observer archive room. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)

COLUMN: Looking back on historic fire that nearly destroyed a B.C. town

Enormous firefighting effort saved Beaverdell from destruction in 1989

A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Print is still a highly effective medium for helping businesses reach their customers, according to Joe Smith

  • Jun 12, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.

FOREST INK: Documentaries provide perspective on forestry problems

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.

  • May 30, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
Cassidy Dankochik joined the Observer’s staff in Aug. of 2020 by way of Gimli, Altona, and Flin Flon, Manitoba. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)

COLUMN: Canucks outbreak provides lesson, warning for workplaces

The Vancouver Canucks’ COVID-19 issues may have sent a warning to the public

Cassidy Dankochik joined the Observer’s staff in Aug. of 2020 by way of Gimli, Altona, and Flin Flon, Manitoba. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)
The Riverwalk trail is a great asset for Quesnel - Cassidy Dankochik. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Hoofin’ it and enjoying it in Quesnel

Cassidy Dankochik’s column from the April 14 edition of the Observer

The Riverwalk trail is a great asset for Quesnel - Cassidy Dankochik. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)