Quesnel Newswire

Quesnel Newswire

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  1. Walking for the murdered and missingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

    ... of the Williams Lake Indian Band housed them for the night and fed them breakfast before seeing them on the way to Quesnel. Leaders and members of the Alkali Lake, Canim Lake, Williams Lake, Canoe Creek, Soda Creek and Chilcotin Indian Bands ...

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  2. Mount Polley works toward full recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

    ... Anglin said. It would be placed next to the tailings impoundment area and the effluent would be piped safely into Quesnel Lake. She added that the effluent would be treated before discharge and that the mine's untreated effluent consistently tests ...

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  3. West Fraser celebrates 60th anniversary Sept. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

    ... complimentary cupcakes in the park from 12-4 p.m. will also be part of the celebration. West Fraser first started in Quesnel in 1955 with the purchase of Two Mile Planer. In 1957 West Fraser purchased a sawmill and planer from Wright Lumber Co. in ...

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  4. Cents make Kings pay on power playRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Former Fernie Ghostrider Calvin Tilsley also picked up a goal and an assist in his first game action with the Kings. Quesnel native Brayden Dale opened the scoring 1:29 into the game and Chase Dubois made it 2-0 Kings at the four-minute mark, but ...

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  5. BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... tailings dam brach at the Mount Polley Mine in August 2014 that sent billions of gallons of toxic tailings into the Quesnel Lake watershed. "It's a very difficult issue, because it's an issue that all neighboring countries, I think, wrestle with ...

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  6. CRD briefs: Sam Ketcham pool contract awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Williams Lake Tribune

    ... Area B, $150; Electoral Area C, $50; and Electoral Area I, $50, was approved by the CRD board to sponsor the Quesnel and District Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Excellence Awards. The annual event is taking place on Oct. 24, and is held to ...

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  7. Fires, forests high on local government agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Tri-City News

    ... with their public land programs. In the wake of beetle losses and reduced timber harvest limits, Williams Lake, Quesnel, 100 Mile House and Wells are calling for the province to improve certainty on the working forest land base. Their resolution ...

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  8. Rain hampers Bikes and Bulls fundraiserRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Airdrie City View

    ... of Gisborne, New Zealand's 81-point ride was good enough to take first place. Brandon, Man.,'s Landon Lockhart and Quesnel, B.C.'s Matt O'Flynn finished second and third respectively. Aug. 23 was free for the public to come and watch. Pruden ...

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  9. More concerns raised over Saskatoon medicinal marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CBC News

    ... quantities of the drug for Health Canada. He's concerned about the marijuana sold at dispensaries. (Jennifer Quesnel/CBC) "[Licensed medical marijuana] is produced in almost laboratory-type conditions, it's tested for any pesticide residuals and ...

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  10. Women's soccer team kicking into gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Duchess Park. The remainder of the class includes Kaitlin Godsoe, a five-foot-10 winger from Correlieu secondary in Quesnel; Lenasia Ned, a five-foot-nine fullback from Kelowna; and Sasha Eldsvik, a five-foot-three midfielder from Squamish. "Shanna ...

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  11. Conifex joins B.C. lumber producers bound for U.S. southRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Vancouver Sun

    ... to close to restore more balance to the market. Canfor Corp. and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. each closed mills, in Quesnel and Houston, respectively, that eliminated 430 jobs in the last round of rationalization in 2013. In an interview, Shields ...

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  12. InventHelp Invention Expedites Snow Removal from RoofsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | PRWeb

    ... you know the longer the snow lays there, the greater the risk of damage to the roof. Fortunately, an inventor from Quesnel, B.C., has found a way to assure that too much snow does not accumulate on the roof. He developed a prototype for Snow Snake ...

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  13. Derrick named NDP candidate in CaribooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Prince George Citizen

    The final ballots were cast at the office of the Steelworkers Local 1-424 following nomination meetings over the weekend in Williams Lake and Quesnel. "The next steps are to plan to defeat Stephen Harper and Conservative government," Derrick said shortly after being named the victor in the nomination race.

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  14. Dezells ready to mark 55 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Prince George Citizen

    ... their two children - son Cliff and daughter Noreen (Jim) Rustad to Prince George in 1946 after stays in Wells and Quesnel. Cliff was 11 years old at that time and attended school at Prince George junior senior secondary; little did he know that one ...

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  15. Mount Polley Mine meeting tonight in Likely, not TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Williams Lake Tribune

    ... Aug. 26 in Williams Lake at the Cariboo Memorial Complex Gibraltar Room at 7 p.m. and on Thursday, Aug. 27 in Quesnel at the Royal Canadian Legion at 7 p.m. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our ...

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  16. BC Motocross Association championships at Blackwater trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Prince George Citizen

    Brian Watson of Quesnel makes his way around the Blackwater Motocross Track on Sunday as part of the BC Motocross Association championship races. - Citizen photo by James Doyle Nathan Mack catches some air at the Blackwater Motocross Track on Sunday as part of the BC Motocross Association championship races.

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  17. B.C. mines minister hoping to soothe Alaskans' concerns after Mount Polley spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Brandon Sun

    A aerial view shows the debris going into Quesnel Lake caused by a tailings pond breach near the town of Likely, B.C., on August, 5, 2014. British Columbia's mines minister says he's aiming to ease Alaska residents' fears that their region could be harmed by a disaster similar to the Mount Polley accident in the province's Interior.

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  18. Racer returns after broken wrist, finishes fourth in motocrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Prince George Citizen

    ... in at least two classes. It was Jose's first weekend of racing since he broke his left wrist on July 18 at a race in Quesnel riding his RM 250 cc two-stroke engine bike. "I landed on my wrist when I was hitting a double (jump)," said Jose, who's ...

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  19. B.C. seeks mining agreement with AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Cloverdale Reporter

    ... sides of the border and continued public concern in the wake of last year's Mount Polley tailings dam collapse near Quesnel, Bennett is hoping to have an agreement ready for Walker and Premier Christy Clark to sign later this year. Several B.C. mine ...

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  20. B.C. mines minister visits Alaska, will hear concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | CBC News

    Contents from a tailings pond is pictured going down the Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake near the town of Likely, B.C. on August, 5, 2014. The construction of a mine tailings pond on top of a sloped glacial lake weakened the foundation and was akin to loading a gun and then pulling the trigger, a report on the disaster says.

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