Quesnel Observer Staff

(Quesnel RCMP handout photo)
(Quesnel RCMP handout photo)
A person is injected with their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site in August 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

City of Quesnel rescinds COVID-19 vaccination policy

The policy will be lifted on Dec. 1

A person is injected with their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site in August 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Highway 97 about 25 kilometres north of Quesnel near Hush Lake Road, looking south at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Drive BC photo)

Travel advisory north of Quesnel on Highway 97 lifted

The advisory was prompted earlier due to freezing rain

Highway 97 about 25 kilometres north of Quesnel near Hush Lake Road, looking south at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Drive BC photo)
Thomas Mercer of Quesnel recently claimed $500,002 from a Daily Grand prize draw held April 4, 2022. (BCLC handout/photo)
Thomas Mercer of Quesnel recently claimed $500,002 from a Daily Grand prize draw held April 4, 2022. (BCLC handout/photo)
Quesnel RCMP recently seized under five kilograms of cocaine, $92,900 in cash, and 15 firearms. (RCMP photo)
Quesnel RCMP recently seized under five kilograms of cocaine, $92,900 in cash, and 15 firearms. (RCMP photo)
RCMP crest (Black Press Media file)

Thieves steal batteries, fuel from parked excavator: Quesnel RCMP

Police are seeking the public’s help

RCMP crest (Black Press Media file)
Danielle Wiess will be bringing an electric vehicle to 100 Mile House on Tuesday, Aug. 16. as part of the Charge North EV Discovery Tour. (Photo submitted)

Charge North Electric Discovery Tour stopping in 100 Mile House

Get a test drive and learn more about electric vehicles tomorrow

Danielle Wiess will be bringing an electric vehicle to 100 Mile House on Tuesday, Aug. 16. as part of the Charge North EV Discovery Tour. (Photo submitted)
RCMP-GRC crest (Black Press file photo)

Emergency crews free man trapped in overturned tractor trailer near Quesnel

The incident occurred on Highway 97 early Friday morning

RCMP-GRC crest (Black Press file photo)
Ted Traer is this year’s WildsafeBC Cariboo coordinator. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Wildsafe BC is back in operation in the Cariboo

A familiar face is working as the region’s coordinator

Ted Traer is this year’s WildsafeBC Cariboo coordinator. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The proposed Blackwater Gold Mine will be constructed and operated approximately 110 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof. (Artemis Gold Inc photo)
The proposed Blackwater Gold Mine will be constructed and operated approximately 110 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof. (Artemis Gold Inc photo)
The Quesnel and Williams Lake RCMP and the Cariboo Crime Reduction Unit worked together Feb. 25 to arrest a 100 Mile House man who had stolen heavy equipment and a truck from Quesnel. (File photo)

Cariboo police forces recover truck, Bobcat and trailer stolen from Quesnel

A 100 Mile House resident was arrested after trying to flee a police roadblock near Wildwood

The Quesnel and Williams Lake RCMP and the Cariboo Crime Reduction Unit worked together Feb. 25 to arrest a 100 Mile House man who had stolen heavy equipment and a truck from Quesnel. (File photo)
VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub

VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub

The cub, weighing just 24lbs, has been taken to wildlife sanctuary in Northwest B.C. for the winter

VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub
The last time Catherine Jessica Adams was in court in May, a small group of protesters waited for her to arrive at Quesnel Law Courts. Adams was in court again Tuesday, July 16 to continue her trial for a breach of probation charge, and she was found guilty. Heather Norman photo

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams found guilty of breaching probation

Catherine Adams will return to Quesnel Law Courts for a pre-sentence report in November

The last time Catherine Jessica Adams was in court in May, a small group of protesters waited for her to arrive at Quesnel Law Courts. Adams was in court again Tuesday, July 16 to continue her trial for a breach of probation charge, and she was found guilty. Heather Norman photo
Sarah Henderson is a senior scientist with Environmental Health Services at the BCCDC. BCCDC photo

BCCDC releases new fact sheets on wildfire smoke preparedness

There’s currently little research on the longer-lasting health effects of wildfire smoke

Sarah Henderson is a senior scientist with Environmental Health Services at the BCCDC. BCCDC photo
It is believed Dixie was injured in a foot trap or snare. Submitted photo

BC SPCA asks public for donations after puppy caught in trap

The puppy’s medical bills are expected to amount to more than $4,600

It is believed Dixie was injured in a foot trap or snare. Submitted photo
Team Wark poses on the ice with their 2019 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championship trophy. Pictured from left are skip Sarah Wark, third Kristen Pilote, second Carley Sandwith, lead Jen Rusnell and fifth Michelle Dunn. Heather Norman photo

Team Wark wins first curling provincial title

Abbotsford’s Team Wark defeats Team Brown from Kamloops/Royal City 7-4 Sunday in Quesnel

Team Wark poses on the ice with their 2019 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championship trophy. Pictured from left are skip Sarah Wark, third Kristen Pilote, second Carley Sandwith, lead Jen Rusnell and fifth Michelle Dunn. Heather Norman photo
Team Cotter from Kelowna and Vernon hoists the 2019 B.C. Men’s Curling Championship trophy Sunday (Feb. 3) in Quesnel. From left are lead Rick Sawatsky, second Tyrel Griffith, third Steve Laycock, skip Jim Cotter and fifth Brad Wood. Heather Norman photo

Team Cotter wins men’s provincial curling title

Team Cotter from Kelowna and Vernon wins 2019 B.C. Men’s Curling Championships Final 9-4

Team Cotter from Kelowna and Vernon hoists the 2019 B.C. Men’s Curling Championship trophy Sunday (Feb. 3) in Quesnel. From left are lead Rick Sawatsky, second Tyrel Griffith, third Steve Laycock, skip Jim Cotter and fifth Brad Wood. Heather Norman photo
Picture looking south of Quesnel toward Kersley. Image credit: Twitter/@SlyGauthier

Quesnel residents ready to go

Many residents in Quesnel are getting prepared to evacuate, despite the lack of evacuation alert

Picture looking south of Quesnel toward Kersley. Image credit: Twitter/@SlyGauthier