Quesnel Observer Staff

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 College of New Caledonia board of governors approved a two-per-cent tuition increase for domestic and international students for 2021-22. (College of New Caledonia Facebook Photo)

CNC tuition going up by two per cent for 2021-22

The College of New Caledonia faces increased costs due to COVID-19 and less international revenue

The College of New Caledonia board of governors approved a two-per-cent tuition increase for domestic and international students for 2021-22. (College of New Caledonia Facebook Photo)
The Prince George RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 29-year-old Colin Michaud Durrand. He has a history of violence and is considered to pose an increased risk to public safety, according to police, who advise the public not to confront Durrand if he is located. (Photo Submitted by RCMP)

Prince George RCMP ask for help locating violent ‘priority offender’ with ties to Quesnel

RCMP says Colin Michaud Durrand, 29, recently lived in Quesnel but may frequent Hixon, Prince George

The Prince George RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 29-year-old Colin Michaud Durrand. He has a history of violence and is considered to pose an increased risk to public safety, according to police, who advise the public not to confront Durrand if he is located. (Photo Submitted by RCMP)
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
In May, a small group of protesters waited for Catherine Jessica Adams to arrive at Quesnel Law Courts. Adams was sentenced with one count of breach of probation order Tuesday, Nov. 26.                                Observer file photo

B.C. woman charged with breaching probation order related to animal cruelty

Catherine Jessica Adams was sentenced Nov. 26 in Quesnel Law Courts

In May, a small group of protesters waited for Catherine Jessica Adams to arrive at Quesnel Law Courts. Adams was sentenced with one count of breach of probation order Tuesday, Nov. 26.                                Observer file photo
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