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The Cariboo Observer has been the principal newspaper for the region since 1908.  The Quesnel & District Museum & Archives with the support of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia, digitized this paper.  Black Press, The Friends of the Quesnel Museum & the Integris Community Foundation also contributed to the project.  

The Cariboo Observer Archive is now hosted by  Access is still available without a subscription, as long as you access the archives each time through the link below.   If you wish to make use of the clipping feature or save articles to a folder you will be asked to provide an email address and create a password.  You are not signing up for a subscription, with access to all holdings, but are creating a tool for the site to retrieve your saved articles.  

The Cariboo Sentinel has been digitized by the University of British Columbia  and the British Colonists by the University of Victoria.   

Search the Cariboo Observer,   1908- present 

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