Quesnel

While 505 Panorama Ridge is under an evacuation order, the other city properties on Panorama ridge (515, 545, 605 and 635) are under and evacuation alert. (City of Quesnel Map)

Trails closed, properties evacuated, as Quesnel declares landslide risk

The City has declared a local state of emergency for Panorama Ridge

 

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has penned a new book titled Value(s): Building A Better World For All. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

FOREST INK: Carney book deals with three big issues

Mark Carney’s book tackles COVID, credit and climate crises

  • Apr 10, 2021

 

Quesnel Fire Department members work to fully extinguish the fire. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

VIDEO: Fire destroys trailer in South Quesnel

At least two trailers in the Southland trailer park received damage

Quesnel Fire Department members work to fully extinguish the fire. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Tyson Ginter, 7, is proud of his latest Hot Wheels he recently received by Quesnel RCMP Const. Matt Joyce. (Photo submitted)
Tyson Ginter, 7, is proud of his latest Hot Wheels he recently received by Quesnel RCMP Const. Matt Joyce. (Photo submitted)
Skiers enjoy the second official day of the 2020-21 season Saturday, Dec. 19 at Troll Ski Resort near Wells. The hills will still be open on Saturday, April 11, 2021. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Troll Ski Resort extends season after snowfall

The ski hill closest to Quesnel will be open on April 10 and 11

Skiers enjoy the second official day of the 2020-21 season Saturday, Dec. 19 at Troll Ski Resort near Wells. The hills will still be open on Saturday, April 11, 2021. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
House sales are up in the Cariboo region for the first quarter of 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Surge in Cariboo homes sales in first quarter of 2021: B.C. Northern Real Estate Board

Average selling prices have increased in 100 Mile House, Quesnel and Williams Lake

House sales are up in the Cariboo region for the first quarter of 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
Councillors are still meeting remotely due to COVID-19. (File Photo)

COUNCIL BRIEFS: Quesnel looking for $450K grant to support homeless population

Council also approved a lease at the airport, expanded outdoor dining area

Councillors are still meeting remotely due to COVID-19. (File Photo)
Auctioneer Ken Threlkeld takes bids from the crowd during a past Ducks Unlimited event in Quesnel. Live auctions and banquets are not possible with COVID-19, leaving the group to rely on raffle sales to fundraise. (File Photo)

Ducks Unlimited fundraiser going strong despite COVID-19

Quesnel group says locals have stepped up to support during pandemic

Auctioneer Ken Threlkeld takes bids from the crowd during a past Ducks Unlimited event in Quesnel. Live auctions and banquets are not possible with COVID-19, leaving the group to rely on raffle sales to fundraise. (File Photo)
The upper floor of Shiraoi House in LeBourdais Park has sat mostly empty since June of 2019. That will soon change, as the city approved a lease with Moonshine Coffee Roasters at their April 6 meeting. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Coffee shop approved for Shiraoi House upper floor

Quesnel council approved a five-year lease with Moonshine Coffee

The upper floor of Shiraoi House in LeBourdais Park has sat mostly empty since June of 2019. That will soon change, as the city approved a lease with Moonshine Coffee Roasters at their April 6 meeting. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel RCMP are warning the public about recent cases of cyberstalking. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Seller beware: Quesnel RCMP warn of recent cyberstalking cases on buy and sell sites

Sgt. Richard Weseen cautions public to watch for red flags

Quesnel RCMP are warning the public about recent cases of cyberstalking. (Darryl Dyck/CP)
A masked statue of Billy Barker sits on top of his namesake casino. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel mayor, council support call for B.C. casino re-openings

Letter to Premier Horgan, endorsed by 12 B.C. mayors, asks for clarity on casino re-opening plan

  • Apr 6, 2021
A masked statue of Billy Barker sits on top of his namesake casino. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel and area golf courses are hoping for favourable weather so they can open later this week. (Stock photo)

Golf season up in the air as Quesnel courses look to forecast

Planned openings later this week could be pushed back by snow and cold

Quesnel and area golf courses are hoping for favourable weather so they can open later this week. (Stock photo)
The windows of Johnston Meier Insurance in Quesnel will soon be filled with the artwork of local students. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Johnston Meier insurance trying to bring Quesnel some joy

Artwork from Quesnel School District students will soon be lining their windows

The windows of Johnston Meier Insurance in Quesnel will soon be filled with the artwork of local students. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The two trucks both received damage to their front ends. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

UPDATE: Traffic flowing again along West Fraser Road

At least one person was taken to hospital after two pickup trucks collided just south of Quesnel

The two trucks both received damage to their front ends. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ryan Elden has represented Canada three times at IBU world junior events. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel Biathlete finishes junior career in Austria

Ryan Elden competed in the IBU World Junior Championships in March

Ryan Elden has represented Canada three times at IBU world junior events. (Submitted Photo)
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
Barbara Gentry receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Carol Mankowske at GR Baker Hospital’s immunization clinic. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Barbara Gentry receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Carol Mankowske at GR Baker Hospital’s immunization clinic. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Baker Creek BPSA is holding a free spring trial and are hoping to begin their camping schedule soon. (submitted photo)

Baker Creek Scouting group planning for return to camping

The 1st Baker Creek BPSA has changed due to COVID-19 health measures

The Baker Creek BPSA is holding a free spring trial and are hoping to begin their camping schedule soon. (submitted photo)
Correlieu Secondary students practise a controlled burn at a natural resource management event. (File Photo)

Quesnel plans controlled burn for April 1-3

The burn will take place in the South Hills subdivision, on a property used for livestock grazing

Correlieu Secondary students practise a controlled burn at a natural resource management event. (File Photo)