Letter to the Editor

A rally seeking justice for Carmelita Abraham was held on Mother’s Day in Quesnel with a walk starting from the Willow Inn to the Quesnel Courthouse and RCMP Detachment. Murder suspect Joseph Simpson is scheduled to make his next court appearance early next week. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Make it your business to care, help, listen and be an ally

The Amata Transition House is a safe place for women and their children

 

Quesnel City Hall. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)

LETTER: A thanks to those who run for office

I would like to offer my thanks to all those people who…

 

Kersley firefighters assisted in extinguishing this fire in Quesnel in November of 2021. They were called into action because most other area departments were helping extinguish the West Fraser Log Fire which was detected earlier in the day. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you to the region’s firefighters

A resident shouts out volunteers in the area

 

Ashley Schmidt sits among some of the over 100 gifts she’s collected to donate for the Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive this holiday season. Many were dropped off at the Quesnel Cariboo Observer Offices. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ashley Schmidt sits among some of the over 100 gifts she’s collected to donate for the Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive this holiday season. Many were dropped off at the Quesnel Cariboo Observer Offices. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ray Ferris is the President and CEO of West Fraser Mills. (Submitted Photo - West Fraser Mills)

West Fraser CEO calls for change to old-growth policy

West Fraser Mills operates several facilities in the Quesnel-area

  • Dec 4, 2021
Ray Ferris is the President and CEO of West Fraser Mills. (Submitted Photo - West Fraser Mills)
The Johnston Bridge is closed to vehicles heavier than 10,000 kg. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: City should move quicker to repair Quesnel’s Johnston Bridge

Letter to the editor as published in the Oct. 20 edition of the Observer

  • Oct 24, 2021
The Johnston Bridge is closed to vehicles heavier than 10,000 kg. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A little league player takes a swing inside LeBourdais Park. The Quesnel Minor Baseball Association says an upcoming survey from the city of Quesnel might ask the public if they want to move the field. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Little league diamond an iconic Quesnel landmark

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  • Oct 3, 2021
A little league player takes a swing inside LeBourdais Park. The Quesnel Minor Baseball Association says an upcoming survey from the city of Quesnel might ask the public if they want to move the field. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The city is looking for feedback on moving the little league diamond out of LeBourdais Park and into West Fraser Timber Park, alongside other ball diamonds. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

LETTER: Little league diamond should move from Quesnel’s LeBourdais Park

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  • Oct 3, 2021
The city is looking for feedback on moving the little league diamond out of LeBourdais Park and into West Fraser Timber Park, alongside other ball diamonds. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
Old growth logging protesters block a road on Monday, June 14. (Facebook photo)

LETTER: What the old-growth logging protestors are saying

A letter to the editor from Randy Thompson as seen in the July 21 edition of the Quesnel Observer

  • Jul 24, 2021
Old growth logging protesters block a road on Monday, June 14. (Facebook photo)
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COLUMN: Wanted — Your opinions for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Editor Cassidy Dankochik puts the call out for readers to share their thoughts

Send any letters to the editor to editor@quesnelobserver.com.
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

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
Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)

LETTER: Cariboo Regional District director asks for provincial action on roads

Area B Director Barb Bachmeier’s letter to the editor as published in the May 5 Observer

Cariboo Regional District director Barb Bachmeier wrote a letter to the editor asking for more action to fix area roads. (submitted photo)
Letter-writer says thanks for assistance on Riverwalk trail. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Thanks for help on the Riverwalk

Mike and Diane Michie thank a good Samaritan on Quesnel’s Riverfront Trail

  • Apr 18, 2021
Letter-writer says thanks for assistance on Riverwalk trail. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
QRC president Ray Jasper is calling on the provincial government to fast-track approval of their rodeo plans. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)

LETTER: Provincial Officials should allow rodeo events

Ray Jasper, Quesnel Rodeo President says rodeo can be conducted safely

  • Apr 4, 2021
QRC president Ray Jasper is calling on the provincial government to fast-track approval of their rodeo plans. (Quesnel Observer File Photo)
The Quesnel Seniors’ Centre has hosted flu clinics throughout its history. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Seniors’ Centre president calls for vaccine clinic

Doug Service says the clinic should be hosted at the centre, not Arena 2

  • Mar 21, 2021
The Quesnel Seniors’ Centre has hosted flu clinics throughout its history. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Barriers across Quesnel-Hydraulic Road have been installed since spring 2020. The road has been closed due to a major landslide. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
Barriers across Quesnel-Hydraulic Road have been installed since spring 2020. The road has been closed due to a major landslide. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
An $80,000 backdrop for the Quesnel gold pan was approved as part of the city’s capital budget. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: Debate around gold pan should not die down

Betty Beaven calls for the gold pan to be returned to its original location

  • Feb 8, 2021
An $80,000 backdrop for the Quesnel gold pan was approved as part of the city’s capital budget. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s vision is for a dementia-friendly province where families on the dementia journey are welcomed, acknowledged and included. (Stock photo)

LETTER: Alzheimer’s society thanks Quesnel residents

Tara Hildebrand, Support Education Coordinator, sent a letter to the editor

  • Feb 6, 2021
The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s vision is for a dementia-friendly province where families on the dementia journey are welcomed, acknowledged and included. (Stock photo)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Firefighters extinguish a blaze at an apartment building on Doherty Drive in West Quesnel Saturday, Sept. 12. Nobody was injured in the fire. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

LETTER: West Quesnel apartment building tenant thanks everyone who helped after fire

Scott Jones is one of the tenants who was evacuated after a Sept. 12 fire

  • Sep 27, 2020
Firefighters extinguish a blaze at an apartment building on Doherty Drive in West Quesnel Saturday, Sept. 12. Nobody was injured in the fire. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)