Quesnel

Ceal Tingley Park was renamed Lhtako Dene Park on June 21, 2022. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel council supports two grant applications for cultural pieces at Lhtako Dene Park

Funding being sought from Infrastructure Canada and Northern Development Initiative Trust

 

Quesnel mayoral candidates Bob Simpson (left), Brian Waters, Ron Paull and David Schile participated in an all-candidates forum at the College of New Caledonia on Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel mayoral candidates take part in all-candidates forum

Candidates were asked various questions from homelessness to the iconic gold pan

 

<em>Reclaiming the Land</em> was shown at a regular Quesnel city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (YouTube/screen grab)

Reclaiming the Land with residential school survivors

Lhtako Dene Nation elders speak of the past and future in video

 

A rendering of a new childcare centre in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel photo/handout)

Construction contract awarded for West Quesnel childcare centre

BC Government providing additional funding of $801,095

A rendering of a new childcare centre in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel photo/handout)
A gas line at the construction site at GR Baker Memorial Hospital was severed on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
A gas line at the construction site at GR Baker Memorial Hospital was severed on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
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)
Cariboo Pulp and Paper in Quesnel will be shut down for 16 days beginning Oct. 29 due to increasing timber supply and access challenges in B.C. (West Fraser Photo)
Cariboo Pulp and Paper in Quesnel will be shut down for 16 days beginning Oct. 29 due to increasing timber supply and access challenges in B.C. (West Fraser Photo)
Free menstrual products are now being provided at College of New Caledonia campuses across north-central B.C. including Quesnel. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)

College of New Caledonia fulfills period promise with free menstrual products

Product dispensers have been installed in campus washrooms

  • Sep 26, 2022
Free menstrual products are now being provided at College of New Caledonia campuses across north-central B.C. including Quesnel. (Photo courtesy of Mike Seehagel)
In this file photo, the pool at the Quesnel District Arts and Recreation Centre stands empty as crews work to clean and maintain it during its annual shutdown. (Quesnel Observer file photo)

Survey respondents express support for Quesnel pool upgrades, expansion

Public consultation process results shared at North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee meeting

In this file photo, the pool at the Quesnel District Arts and Recreation Centre stands empty as crews work to clean and maintain it during its annual shutdown. (Quesnel Observer file photo)
The Northern Seed Cleaning Tour is coming to the Interior and Northern B.C. next week. (FamrFolk/CityFolk photo)

Northern Seed Tour coming to the Cariboo

Stops include 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and Quesnel

The Northern Seed Cleaning Tour is coming to the Interior and Northern B.C. next week. (FamrFolk/CityFolk photo)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)

Quesnel Chamber of Commerce hosting all-candidates forum for municipal candidates

The forum starts at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the College of New Caledonia

Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel Kangaroos seek financial support for 2023 Coy Cup

The Coy Cup runs in the last week of March

Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Cops for Cancer Tour de North arrived in Quesnel late Monday (Sept. 19) afternoon. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Cops for Cancer rolls through Quesnel

Riders made a stop at the Quesnel RCMP Detachment on Sept. 19

Cops for Cancer Tour de North arrived in Quesnel late Monday (Sept. 19) afternoon. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

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  • Sep 21, 2022
Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo
New indoor courts addition/entry in foreground as seen in a conceptual image from North Star Road. The existing Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre is in green, with the proposed gymnastics addition in the back in blue. (North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee Meeting/handout photo)

Feasibility study for indoor multi-sport courts facility in Quesnel presented

Consultant says the best location would be in front of the Arts and Recreation Centre

New indoor courts addition/entry in foreground as seen in a conceptual image from North Star Road. The existing Quesnel Arts and Recreation Centre is in green, with the proposed gymnastics addition in the back in blue. (North Cariboo Joint Advisory Committee Meeting/handout photo)
Paige Sadler practices with the Quesnel Pipes and Drums. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Paige Sadler practices with the Quesnel Pipes and Drums. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Bob Miller is the president of the BC Angus Association. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Bob Miller is the president of the BC Angus Association. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Take Back the Night was held in Quesnel on Friday, Sept. 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

PHOTOS: Quesnel Takes Back the Night against gender-based violence

A walk in solidarity was held Friday, Sept. 16

Take Back the Night was held in Quesnel on Friday, Sept. 16. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
<em>Brotherhood</em> recounts the 1926 canoe capsizing on Balsam Lake in Ontario that claimed the lives of 11 youths. (Brotherhood press kit/media handout)

Film on 1926 canoeing tragedy screening at Carib Theatres in Quesnel

Brotherhood will be showing Sept. 16 - 22

  • Sep 16, 2022
<em>Brotherhood</em> recounts the 1926 canoe capsizing on Balsam Lake in Ontario that claimed the lives of 11 youths. (Brotherhood press kit/media handout)
Debra McKelvie is one of 12 Quesnel city councillor candidates. (Photo submitted)
Debra McKelvie is one of 12 Quesnel city councillor candidates. (Photo submitted)