Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Quesnel planning on shutting down ballfields

City council hopes maximize the usage at West Fraser Timber Park and Barlow Creek

  • Jan 22, 2021


Nazko chief hopes to lead by example

Checkpoints around the First Nation look to prevent COVID-19 from entering the vulnerable community

  • Jan 21, 2021


Quesnel’s $12 million capital plan not just about gold pan

While conversation surrounding the monument's location dominated council, other projects were funded

  • Jan 21, 2021


House parties, impending lockdown and loss; Tl’etinqox chief grapples with COVID-19 challenges

Tl'etinqox Government west of Williams Lake declared a state of emergency Jan. 18

  • Jan 20, 2021

Nazko First Nation tightens borders due to COVID-19

Chief Leah Stump said in a video they will be putting up checkpoints before entering the reserve

  • Jan 20, 2021

Northern Health warning drug users of potential benzo contamination

The drug does not respond to naloxone, and is being included in street drugs

  • Jan 19, 2021

Quesnel gold pan discussion flares during council’s capital plan debate

Councillor Ron Paull wanted to move the landmark instead of investing in a backdrop

  • Jan 19, 2021

UPDATE: Power restored after winds knock out power to many in the north

Some customers were without power overnight

  • Jan 19, 2021

Quesnel School District celebrates student-teacher numbers

The district also heard about early plans for kindergarten registration at their January meeting

  • Jan 18, 2021

Mitch Love, Team Canada, come up one game short

The Quesnel-born coach helped lead Canada to a silver medal at the World Juniors

  • Jan 17, 2021

RANCH MUSINGS: Visit to Kluskus (Lhoosk’us):Part 2

As dark descended on this five-horse outfit, we found a place to camp

  • Jan 17, 2021

Quesnel arts council grant deadline fast approaching

The group has already help fund online compitition funding for the festival of performing arts

  • Jan 15, 2021

Quesnel Curling Centre hoping to salvage season

Manager Dave Plant said the club was keeping the ice in until updated rules come down Feb. 5

  • Jan 15, 2021

Wells mining company detects second positive COVID-19 case of 2021

The employee, who is asympomatic, had no known contact with Wells or Quesnel

  • Jan 15, 2021

McNaughton Secondary School reports COVID-19 exposure

The case marks the third exposure event in the Quesnel School District

  • Jan 14, 2021

OPINION: An informed citizenry is essential for a functioning democracy

Democracy can only work when citizens actively inform themselves and seek facts and evidence

  • Jan 14, 2021

Quesnel’s BC Winter Games bid clears hurdles

Both the school district and regional joint committee agreeed to support the 2024/2026 bid

  • Jan 14, 2021

Pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle on the Barkerville Highway: RCMP

The victim was a 34-year-old Quesnel resident

  • Jan 13, 2021

Public will be asked to approve $20 million pool upgrade

A referendum will take place on June 19, for funding renovations at the Quesnel Arts and Rec Centre

  • Jan 13, 2021

Quesnel soccer hits pause on 2021

With the winter season on ice for good, the QYSA is already looking forward to the snow melting

  • Jan 13, 2021