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A ‘welcome home’ signboard on a trail near the site of the gathering. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

A ‘welcome home’ signboard on a trail near the site of the gathering. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
Ten-year-old Ayden Perry is the Quesnel and District 4-H Member of the Week for the week of May 11. (Photo submitted)

Meet Quesnel and District 4-H Member of the Week Ayden Perry

Quesnel and District 4-H is highlighting its hard-working members each week

  • May 23, 2020
Ten-year-old Ayden Perry is the Quesnel and District 4-H Member of the Week for the week of May 11. (Photo submitted)
Representatives from the 12 community organizations that received a combined total of $80,400 in grant funding from the Quesnel Community Foundation pose for a photo during last year’s Grant Awards Night April 2, 2019. This year, the Quesnel Community Foundation is not able to hand out the grants during a formal evening due to COVID-19, but $68,500 has been given out to 14 community groups for 2020. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)

Quesnel Community Foundation hands out $68,500 in grants

Fourteen community organizations working in a wide variety of areas receive funding

Representatives from the 12 community organizations that received a combined total of $80,400 in grant funding from the Quesnel Community Foundation pose for a photo during last year’s Grant Awards Night April 2, 2019. This year, the Quesnel Community Foundation is not able to hand out the grants during a formal evening due to COVID-19, but $68,500 has been given out to 14 community groups for 2020. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)
Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)
Results from the Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team’s Facebook surveys and the Cariboo Regional District’s survey within the last two and a half years show some of the issues that will be discussed as part of moving the community plan forward over the next six months. (Courtesy of Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team)

Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team moving forward

The team is asking for the community’s input to identify priorities

Results from the Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team’s Facebook surveys and the Cariboo Regional District’s survey within the last two and a half years show some of the issues that will be discussed as part of moving the community plan forward over the next six months. (Courtesy of Bouchie-Milburn Community Planning Team)
Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen
Nanaimo’s Curtis Wright won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo man wins lotto, plans to buy $16,000 fridge

Curtis Wright a winner in Lotto 6/49 draw

Nanaimo’s Curtis Wright won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49. (Photo submitted)