Rebecca Dyok

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)
(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
A rally was held outside the Quesnel Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for Carmelita Abraham who was the victim of a homicide. (Rebecca Dyok - Quesnel Observer photo)
A rally was held outside the Quesnel Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for Carmelita Abraham who was the victim of a homicide. (Rebecca Dyok - Quesnel Observer photo)
The Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Races will run in Fort St. James Feb 4-6. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
The Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Races will run in Fort St. James Feb 4-6. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
David Schroeter, CAO for the District of Fort St. James, was recently appointed as corporate officer. (Submitted photo)

District of Fort St. James chief administrative officer appointed corporate officer

Recommendation approved by mayor and council last week

David Schroeter, CAO for the District of Fort St. James, was recently appointed as corporate officer. (Submitted photo)
Students with Fort St. James Secondary recently completed ice safety rescue technician training. (Fort St. James Secondary Facebook photo)
Students with Fort St. James Secondary recently completed ice safety rescue technician training. (Fort St. James Secondary Facebook photo)
An excited school bus driver with two of her young passengers made a pit stop at 771 Vaughan Street on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for a photo with Vanessa Hildreth’s “Snowgopogo 2022’ sculpture. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Ogopogo made of snow sighted in Quesnel

‘Snowgopogo’ on Vaughan Street draws happy visitors and lots of smiles

An excited school bus driver with two of her young passengers made a pit stop at 771 Vaughan Street on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for a photo with Vanessa Hildreth’s “Snowgopogo 2022’ sculpture. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Brenda Gouglas. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James resident likes being informed by attending local government meetings

Brenda Gouglas is Fort St. James’ community builder for the month of January

Brenda Gouglas. (Submitted photo)
Dozens of signs were held at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 where the body of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham was recently found. A Quesnel man is facing charges of murder and indignity to human remains. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

VIDEO: ‘No woman should go through this’ — Community gathers to honour murdered woman

A Quesnel man was arrested and charged for Takla First Nation member Carmilita Abraham’s death

Dozens of signs were held at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 where the body of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham was recently found. A Quesnel man is facing charges of murder and indignity to human remains. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
BCRCMP shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham Saturday, Jan. 15. (Facebook photo)
BCRCMP shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham Saturday, Jan. 15. (Facebook photo)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham, seen in this undated photo, late Friday, Jan. 14. Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. (Facebook photo)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham, seen in this undated photo, late Friday, Jan. 14. Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. (Facebook photo)
District of Fort St. James Municipal Office (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Fort St. James says goodbye to corporate officer Luke Charlton

Charlton’s last day was last week

District of Fort St. James Municipal Office (Rebecca Dyok photo)
District of Fort St. James Municipal Office (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Community wildfire resiliency plan approved

Mayor and council approve plan Tuesday, Jan. 11

District of Fort St. James Municipal Office (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Takla First Nation Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. A Quesnel man has recently been charged with the disappearance and murder of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham. (Rebecca Dyok)

Update: Accused Quesnel killer’s next appearance Feb. 15 in Quesnel Provincial Court

According to court documents, the crime is noted to have occurred in Quesnel on Dec. 28, 2021

Takla First Nation Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. A Quesnel man has recently been charged with the disappearance and murder of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham. (Rebecca Dyok)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14. (Facebook photo)

Investigation into missing Indigenous woman leads to homicide charge against Quesnel man

Carmelita Abraham, 33, had been missing since late December

Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14. (Facebook photo)
The Northern Capitals captain and defender, Ella Boon, has signed with the Trinity Western Spartans. (Cariboo Hockey handout photo)

Northern Capitals captain and defender signs on with Trinity Western Spartans

Ella Boon is looking forward to continuing her hockey career

The Northern Capitals captain and defender, Ella Boon, has signed with the Trinity Western Spartans. (Cariboo Hockey handout photo)
Business partners Ankur Pipaliya (left) and Stephanie Dean are looking forward to serving Fort St. James as they open Stuart Lake Pharmacy. (Stuart Lake Pharmacy Facebook photo)
Business partners Ankur Pipaliya (left) and Stephanie Dean are looking forward to serving Fort St. James as they open Stuart Lake Pharmacy. (Stuart Lake Pharmacy Facebook photo)
The Northern Capitals and the Greater Vancouver Comets pose for a group photo at the 2020 BC Winter Classic at the Ernie Sam Memorial Arena. (Cariboo Hockey photo)

Annual Winter Classic set to return for hockey action in Vanderhoof, Fort St. James

“It’s a good time,” says Cariboo Hockey director of media relations

The Northern Capitals and the Greater Vancouver Comets pose for a group photo at the 2020 BC Winter Classic at the Ernie Sam Memorial Arena. (Cariboo Hockey photo)