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

FOREST INK: Giant tree makes news

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

  • Jun 5, 2021

 

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: Counting B.C.’s pandemic blessings

Compared to other provinces, B.C. has made out fine Quesnel Observer Editor Cassidy Dankochik writes

 

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

FOREST INK: Plenty of changes happening in forest industry

A new process produces a biodegradable plastic-like product from wood waste powder

  • May 16, 2021

 

Health-care workers wave to people clapping and yelling thank you to the frontline workers during the 7pm tribute outside the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

COLUMN: Front-line workers bearing mental strain of pandemic

Cassidy Dankochik’s column as seen in the May 12 edition of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Health-care workers wave to people clapping and yelling thank you to the frontline workers during the 7pm tribute outside the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune. (Black Press Media image)

FOREST INK: Reaction to opinions on reactors

Jim Hilton takes another look at nuclear power’s potential

  • Apr 25, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Williams Lake Tribune. (Black Press Media image)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Observer.

FOREST INK: Finding inspiration through tragedy

Jim Hilton examines the story of Daniela Garcia Palomer

  • Apr 3, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Observer.
Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Stop playing COVID-19 blame game

Government communications should be clear and concise

Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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: One great week

Editor of the Quesnel Observer, Cassidy Dankochik, shares his thoughts on positivity

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

FOREST INK: Lessons from minimalism

Jim Hilton examines the generational differences in minimalism

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson highlights news from City Hall. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Mayor calls on Quesnel to support local during spring break

The backcountry around Quesnel offers adventurous opportunities to recreate, Simpson says

Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson highlights news from City Hall. (Photo submitted)
Cassidy Dankochik joined the Observer's staff in Aug. of 2020 by way of Gimli, Altona, and Flin Flon, Manitoba. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Optimism in Quesnel for 2021

Cassidy Dankochik’s weekly column as seen in the March 10 edition of the 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)
Whitewater kayaking on the Quesnel River is enjoyed by many travellers seeking adventure in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region. (Greg Sabatino photo)

MAYOR’S COLUMN: Maximizing Quesnel’s natural strengths

Mayor Bob Simpson looks at Quesnel’s branding efforts

  • Mar 8, 2021
Whitewater kayaking on the Quesnel River is enjoyed by many travellers seeking adventure in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region. (Greg Sabatino photo)
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: Keep it up Quesnel

Editor Cassidy Dankochik’s Column

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

FORESTRY INK: Green economics deserves attention

Jim Hilton examines the idea of slow growth

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)

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Optimism at council

Cassidy Dankochik enjoyed the news from the City of Quesnel’s most recent meeting

Cassidy Dankochik joined the Observer’s staff in Aug. of 2020 by way of Gimli, Altona, and Flin Flon, Manitoba. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)
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: Filling in Quesnel’s blanks

I feel I’ve been missing out on what makes Quesnel tick

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

FORESTRY INK: COLUMN Technology an asset in science communications

Jim Hilton uses mushroom research to show how technology has changed science

  • Feb 13, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
Compost and wood chips are among the many organic mulches that provide multiple benefits to plants and the soil when spread on top of the ground. (Lee Reich via AP)

FORESTRY INK COLUMN: The benefits of branch wood chips

Jim Hilton’s column explores how to best use wood chips in gardening

  • Feb 7, 2021
Compost and wood chips are among the many organic mulches that provide multiple benefits to plants and the soil when spread on top of the ground. (Lee Reich via AP)
Cassidy Dankochik is the editor of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)

COLUMN: COVID-19 vaccine schedule makes sense

Editor of the Quesnel Observer says those most likely to spread the disease should be first in line

Cassidy Dankochik is the editor of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Photo by Tracey Roberts)
Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson highlights news from City Hall. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: City forecasts big investment year

Mayor Bob Simpson gives thoughts on Quesnel’s capital plan

  • Jan 29, 2021
Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson highlights news from City Hall. (Photo submitted)