Lindsay Chung

Veronica Cassam can see these feral horses from her house in Lhoosk’uz Dené village, about 173 kilometres west of Quesnel, and she is raising money to purchase hay and grain for them. The Bouchie Lake Country Store is also collecting funds to help the horses. (Veronica Cassam Facebook Photo)

Fundraising underway to feed feral horses in Lhoosk’uz Dené west of Quesnel

Funds are being collected to buy hay, grain and salt blocks for the horses

Veronica Cassam can see these feral horses from her house in Lhoosk’uz Dené village, about 173 kilometres west of Quesnel, and she is raising money to purchase hay and grain for them. The Bouchie Lake Country Store is also collecting funds to help the horses. (Veronica Cassam Facebook Photo)
Sprout Kitchen is a regional food hub and business incubator that will be located in Quesnel and will serve the area from 100 Mile House to Vanderhoof. Quesnel council has authorized City staff to enter into a five-year lease agreement for the 2,689-square-foot space at 101 Marsh Dr. for the food hub. (Facebook - Sprout Kitchen - Regional Food Hub and Business Incubator Photo)

A location has been found for Sprout Kitchen regional food hub

The City of Quesnel will enter into a five-year lease to house the food hub and business incubator

Sprout Kitchen is a regional food hub and business incubator that will be located in Quesnel and will serve the area from 100 Mile House to Vanderhoof. Quesnel council has authorized City staff to enter into a five-year lease agreement for the 2,689-square-foot space at 101 Marsh Dr. for the food hub. (Facebook - Sprout Kitchen - Regional Food Hub and Business Incubator Photo)
Claudia Cornwall’s latest book shares stories from the 2017 British Columbia wildfires, including her family’s own experience with their cabin on Sheridan Lake and Cornwall’s interviews with a wide variety of people who experienced the fires, including firefighters, store owners, Indigenous residents and police officers. (Gordon Campbell photo)

New book shares many Cariboo-Chilcotin stories from 2017 wildfires

Author Claudia Cornwall did more than 50 hours of interviews with a wide range of people

Claudia Cornwall’s latest book shares stories from the 2017 British Columbia wildfires, including her family’s own experience with their cabin on Sheridan Lake and Cornwall’s interviews with a wide variety of people who experienced the fires, including firefighters, store owners, Indigenous residents and police officers. (Gordon Campbell photo)
One of West Fraser’s operations on Two Mile Flat in Quesnel. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)

COVID-19: West Fraser temporarily suspending plywood production in Quesnel as demand for forest products declines

They are also reducing lumber production at their sawmills, starting March 23

One of West Fraser’s operations on Two Mile Flat in Quesnel. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)
The North Cariboo Community Campus in Quesnel, which houses the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia. (File photo)

COVID-19: UNBC announces last day of face-to-face classes will be March 18

Classes continue at the College of New Caledonia at this time

The North Cariboo Community Campus in Quesnel, which houses the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia. (File photo)
Darryl Leblanc Jr. was last seen Dec. 30, and Quesnel RCMP are asking for the public’s help in finding him. (Photo submitted)

‘It’s like he just vanished’: Quesnel man still missing, last seen two months ago

WARNING: This story contains references to suicide and may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Darryl Leblanc Jr. was last seen Dec. 30, and Quesnel RCMP are asking for the public’s help in finding him. (Photo submitted)
Firefighters with the Northwest Fire Centre in action. B.C. Wildfire Service photo

Universities in B.C. and Alberta to study mental and physical health of wildfire crews

University of Nortern B.C. and University of Alberta get funding from BC Wildfire Service

Firefighters with the Northwest Fire Centre in action. B.C. Wildfire Service photo
Restrictions on activities such as panhandling as well as sitting and lying on public streets are being considered for certain areas of the downtown core as part of the amendments to the City of Quesnel’s nuisance bylaw. (Observer file photo)

City of Quesnel to fine panhandlers, homeless people lying in streets

Council adopts several new bylaws after residents and business owners complain about overall crime

Restrictions on activities such as panhandling as well as sitting and lying on public streets are being considered for certain areas of the downtown core as part of the amendments to the City of Quesnel’s nuisance bylaw. (Observer file photo)
Cariboo Regional District adopts bylaws allowing non-medical cannabis production

Cariboo Regional District adopts bylaws allowing non-medical cannabis production

All types of federally-licensed cannabis production facilities are allowed in heavy industrial zones

Cariboo Regional District adopts bylaws allowing non-medical cannabis production
Paratroopers who just landed on Juno Beach from a jump salute an unknown World War II veteran in 2004 during the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Photo courtesy of Julia Mackey

Wells playwright returning to Normandy with show inspired by visiting for 60th anniversary of D-Day

Julia Mackey will perform Jake’s Gift in French and English as part of the D-Day 75th anniversary

Paratroopers who just landed on Juno Beach from a jump salute an unknown World War II veteran in 2004 during the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Photo courtesy of Julia Mackey
150 workers laid off with Tolko mill closure in Quesnel

150 workers laid off with Tolko mill closure in Quesnel

Log costs, weak lumber markets and the impact of wildfires stated as primary reasons for closure

150 workers laid off with Tolko mill closure in Quesnel