Lindsay Chung

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Health is limiting the number of visitors allowed at its facilities, including G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, effective March 18. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)

COVID-19: Northern Health limiting visitors at facilities until further notice

As of Monday, the health authority is also postponing non-urgent surgeries

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Health is limiting the number of visitors allowed at its facilities, including G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, effective March 18. (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)
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
Juno Award- and Canadian Country Music Award-winning duo Doc Walker — Chris Thorsteinson and Dave Wasyliw — performed Feb. 21 at the Quesnel and District Seniors Centre as part of their Acoustic Songs and Stories From the Heartland Tour. Doc Walker sang some of their best-known songs from the past two decades and shared stories about how these songs came to be, giving the audience a chance to get to know them a bit better throughout the evening. Lindsay Chung photo

A night of songs and stories

Juno- and CCMA-winning country duo Doc Walker performs in Quesnel

Juno Award- and Canadian Country Music Award-winning duo Doc Walker — Chris Thorsteinson and Dave Wasyliw — performed Feb. 21 at the Quesnel and District Seniors Centre as part of their Acoustic Songs and Stories From the Heartland Tour. Doc Walker sang some of their best-known songs from the past two decades and shared stories about how these songs came to be, giving the audience a chance to get to know them a bit better throughout the evening. Lindsay Chung photo