Rebecca Dyok

An injured mule deer buck was located and euthanized in Quesnel on Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Twitter/BC Conservation Officer Service)

Deer wandering with arrow in side euthanized in Quesnel

The animal was located by the Conservation Officer Service and the RCMP

An injured mule deer buck was located and euthanized in Quesnel on Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Twitter/BC Conservation Officer Service)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Police await a tow truck following a crash near the intersection of Highway 97 and Carson Avenue near the Quesnel RCMP Detachment Friday afternoon Oct. 7. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Truck ends up on hood of minivan in downtown Quesnel intersection collision

Quesnel RCMP respond to crash near detachment

Police await a tow truck following a crash near the intersection of Highway 97 and Carson Avenue near the Quesnel RCMP Detachment Friday afternoon Oct. 7. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Emergency Livestock Response Committee chair Bob Miller stands by a Livestock Response Unit trailer unveiled in Quesnel. It is one of two trailers that will provide agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays support during emergencies. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

B.C. Livestock Response Unit unveiled in Quesnel

The two trailers are equipped with livestock rescue supplies

Emergency Livestock Response Committee chair Bob Miller stands by a Livestock Response Unit trailer unveiled in Quesnel. It is one of two trailers that will provide agricultural producers in the Lower Mainland and Kootenays support during emergencies. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty emotionally shared the news on his Facebook page Wednesday, Aug. 31, from the parking lot of Canadian Tire in Prince George. (Facebook)

988: National suicide prevention hotline coming November 2023

Cariboo Prince George MP Todd Doherty tearfully shared the news on Facebook

Cariboo—Prince George MP Todd Doherty emotionally shared the news on his Facebook page Wednesday, Aug. 31, from the parking lot of Canadian Tire in Prince George. (Facebook)
Dawn Ainsley has been working as an archaeologist with Barkerville Historic Town and Park since 2015.(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Archiving archaeological treasures from Barkerville’s Theatre Royal

Dawn Ainsley is an archaeologist with Barkerville Historic Town and Park

Dawn Ainsley has been working as an archaeologist with Barkerville Historic Town and Park since 2015.(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A Quesnel home sustained substantial damage after a tree fell Tuesday, Aug. 23. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Family OK after huge cottonwood tree crashes through Quesnel home

Emergency crews responded at around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23

A Quesnel home sustained substantial damage after a tree fell Tuesday, Aug. 23. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Ontario nuclear operator travelling on motorcycle across Canada with canine friend

Lyna Smith recently made a stop in Quesnel with Monster Yogi Bear

Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Friday ended with air retrieve. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Top dogs make a splash near Quesnel at Western Cup Challenge

The dock diving event was held Aug. 12-14

Friday ended with air retrieve. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A public hearing to amend zoning to allow the use of supportive housing and emergency shelter at the Ramada Inn will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at Quesnel City Hall. BC Housing is seeking to move Seasons House off Carson Avenue and expand supportive housing units in the community. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
A public hearing to amend zoning to allow the use of supportive housing and emergency shelter at the Ramada Inn will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at Quesnel City Hall. BC Housing is seeking to move Seasons House off Carson Avenue and expand supportive housing units in the community. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Derek Dixon arrived in Quesnel on Thursday, Aug. 11, after cycling from Kamloops to help raise money for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund, which supports canine cancer research. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Kamloops man cycles to Quesnel to take a bite out of dog cancer

Derek Dixon has so far raised over $3,000 for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund

Derek Dixon arrived in Quesnel on Thursday, Aug. 11, after cycling from Kamloops to help raise money for the Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund, which supports canine cancer research. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
West Fraser has amended its B.C. operating plan, resulting in the elimination of one shift at Fraser Lake Sawmill, Williams Lake Lumber, and Quesnel Plywood. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo — Williams Lake Tribune)
West Fraser has amended its B.C. operating plan, resulting in the elimination of one shift at Fraser Lake Sawmill, Williams Lake Lumber, and Quesnel Plywood. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo — Williams Lake Tribune)
A notice of civil claim has been filed against the City of Quesnel, the city’s manager, and the provincial government by non-vaccinated employees who were terminated earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)

Former employees launch lawsuit against City of Quesnel around vaccine mandates

A notice of civil claim was recently filed in B.C. Supreme Court

A notice of civil claim has been filed against the City of Quesnel, the city’s manager, and the provincial government by non-vaccinated employees who were terminated earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)
The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)

Sick pelicans reported across the Cariboo

Pelican at Alkali Lake tests positive for avian flu

The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)
Dolly has already lost at least 20 pounds after arriving last October to Crooked Leg Ranch. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel dog moving along her weight loss journey

A severely overweight dog at Crooked Leg Ranch is capturing attention and hearts

Dolly has already lost at least 20 pounds after arriving last October to Crooked Leg Ranch. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Ukrainian-Canadian heart cries in Quesnel

“This is a real genocide,” Nataliya Williams says of the Russia-Ukraine war

Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Rail shipment of lumber from B.C.’s Interior. (Black Press Media files)

Provincewide mill reduction credited to lack of rail transportation

Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson called on provincial government to expedite rail repairs

Rail shipment of lumber from B.C.’s Interior. (Black Press Media files)
(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

PHOTOS: Mail delivered the old-fashioned way with dog sleds on Gold Rush Trail in Barkerville

The annual Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run ended Sunday, Feb. 27

(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

West Fraser temporarily adopts three day work week at B.C. lumber mills

Industry pressed with significant inventory challenges

Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

West Fraser temporarily adopts three day work week at B.C. lumber mills

Industry pressed with significant inventory challenges

Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., on April 21, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward