Lindsay Chung

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

LINC ready to celebrate Youth Week

Youth centre putting on fourth annual young vs. old road hockey tourney

A WHIRLWIND TOUR of the Comox Valley included Trevor Linden   discussing leadership.

When leadership is thrust upon you, embrace it — Trevor Linden

What makes a great leader?

Many hockey fans in British Columbia would consider Trevor Linden an expert on this subject.

A WHIRLWIND TOUR of the Comox Valley included Trevor Linden   discussing leadership.
NOMINATED FOR FIVE Vancouver Island Music Awards

Award-worthy artists performing at Joe’s Garage

Within one week, two artists who are getting ready to share the stage for the first time received some pretty big recognition.

NOMINATED FOR FIVE Vancouver Island Music Awards
JACKIE FRANK poses with one of her button blankets and Grade 8 student Taylor Eldridge.

Cumberland students exposed to aboriginal culture

Dreamcatchers, button blankets and woven sashes are important pieces of aboriginal culture in Canada.

JACKIE FRANK poses with one of her button blankets and Grade 8 student Taylor Eldridge.
KAREN-LEE BATTEN

Singer Batten, Courtenay pub keep soldiering on

Live music and a silent auction are proving to a be great combination at the Whistle Stop Neighbourhood Pub.

KAREN-LEE BATTEN