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B.C. rugby player Nick Allen is waking from an induced coma in Indonesia, after suffering severe injuries in a vehicle crash on Nov. 7, 2022. The long-term impact of his injuries aren’t yet known. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe/’Nick Allen’s Recovery’)

Pro B.C. rugby player suffers traumatic brain injury in car crash abroad

Extent of Nick Allen’s injuries won’t be known until he is fully woken up from medically-induced coma

 

Gord Portman and his dog Zippy sit at Marina Way Park while holding a picture of a bench he would like to have installed in memory of those who have lost their lives to an overdose. (Mark Brett photo)

Penticton hero’s dog ingests cocaine and meth while working outreach

Gord Portman’s dog Zippy is still in serious condition and needs help

 

The Friends Of Barkerville – Cariboo Goldfields Historical Society held a maintenance work bee on Grouse Creek Trail in 2019. (Photo submitted)

Bashing For Barkerville

Fundraiser for historical grassroots coming up

  • Oct 15, 2022

 

Cyndi Logan stands at the Fuel Management Trails where the first Multiple Myeloma March was held Saturday, Sept. 24, in Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

1st ever Multiple Myeloma March in Quesnel raises over $10,000

The inaugural fundraiser was held on Sept. 24

Cyndi Logan stands at the Fuel Management Trails where the first Multiple Myeloma March was held Saturday, Sept. 24, in Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A cancer researcher conducts lab work for the BC Cancer Foundation. On Wednesday (Sept. 21), the foundation announced the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign. (Photo courtesy of BC Cancer Foundation)

BC Cancer launches $500M fundraising campaign as patient numbers projected to grow

Estimated 37,000 British Columbians will be diagnosed with disease annually by 2030

A cancer researcher conducts lab work for the BC Cancer Foundation. On Wednesday (Sept. 21), the foundation announced the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign. (Photo courtesy of BC Cancer Foundation)
Cyndi Logan of Quesnel was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, also known as myeloma, in 2015. Although it is the second most common form of blood cancer, and 11 Canadians are diagnosed every day, the disease remains relatively unknown and there is currently no cure. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel woman with incurable blood cancer organizing fundraising march

Inaugural 5-km Quesnel Multiple Myeloma March coming up

  • Sep 14, 2022
Cyndi Logan of Quesnel was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, also known as myeloma, in 2015. Although it is the second most common form of blood cancer, and 11 Canadians are diagnosed every day, the disease remains relatively unknown and there is currently no cure. (Photo submitted)
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
On Aug. 18 A&W is selling burgers to beat MS (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer).

Burgers to Beat MS returns to A&W

A&W is partering with the MS Society of Canada to raise money to support people with MS

On Aug. 18 A&W is selling burgers to beat MS (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer).
Quesnel RCMP Cst. Matt McGregor (right) helps inspect a bike at the Amazing Bike Sale. (North Cariboo Seniors’ Council/Facebook photo)
Quesnel RCMP Cst. Matt McGregor (right) helps inspect a bike at the Amazing Bike Sale. (North Cariboo Seniors’ Council/Facebook photo)
18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)
A team roping fundraiser for Tyson Roberts was held at Alex Fraser Park on Saturday, July 23. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Team roping for injured Quesnel cowboy

Tyson Roberts is receiving rehabilitation at GF Strong

A team roping fundraiser for Tyson Roberts was held at Alex Fraser Park on Saturday, July 23. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The amazing bike sale fundraiser is scheduled to take place at Lewis Park Drive on Saturday, August 6. (Photo submitted)

Bike sale to support North Cariboo Seniors’ Council and Literacy Quesnel Society

The fundraiser featuring affordable prices is set for Aug. 6

  • Jul 23, 2022
The amazing bike sale fundraiser is scheduled to take place at Lewis Park Drive on Saturday, August 6. (Photo submitted)
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed photo)
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed photo)
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
$15,000 was raised at this year’s annual City Furniture charity golf tournament held in Quesnel. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)

City Furniture charity golf tournament in Quesnel raises $15,000

The tournament helped support the Quesnel Child Development Centre and Hospice Association

$15,000 was raised at this year’s annual City Furniture charity golf tournament held in Quesnel. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
Quesnel RCMP Cst. Anne Bock cycled 98 kilometres to Nazko Valley Elementary School with Cst. Rob Belanger and BC Sherriff Service Supt. Peter Wharton on Wednesday, June 15, for Cops for Cancer. (Photo submitted)

Cops for Cancer cyclists trek to Nazko Valley Elementary School

Riders traveled from Quesnel to Nazko on Wednesday, June 15

Quesnel RCMP Cst. Anne Bock cycled 98 kilometres to Nazko Valley Elementary School with Cst. Rob Belanger and BC Sherriff Service Supt. Peter Wharton on Wednesday, June 15, for Cops for Cancer. (Photo submitted)
The annual MS Walk was held in Quesnel on Saturday, June 4. (Audrey Craigmyle photo)

10th annual MS Walk in Quesnel raises $3,420

The fundraiser was held earlier this month in Spirit Square

The annual MS Walk was held in Quesnel on Saturday, June 4. (Audrey Craigmyle photo)
Golfers from as far away as Nanaimo and Prince George recently helped raise more than $14,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel. (Photo supplied by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel)

Golf For Kids’ Sake raises over $14,500 for Quesnel Big Brothers Big Sisters

The annual fundraiser was held June 4 at the Quesnel Golf Course

Golfers from as far away as Nanaimo and Prince George recently helped raise more than $14,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel. (Photo supplied by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel)
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)