Katya Slepian

posted 141 stories to Burns Lake Lakes District News.
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Local business owners weigh in on minimum wage increase

While the increase is favourable to workers, owners may find the change difficult

  • Aug 17th, 2017 1:00pm

Most ‘peak millennials’ in B.C. say they can’t afford a home: survey

New research suggests four-fifths of those ages 25-30 don’t think they can buy in the next five years

  • Aug 17th, 2017 9:45am

UPDATE: Small business group says no to B.C.’s $15 minimum wage plan

‘That extra money doesn’t magically appear or disappear for small business owners.’

  • Aug 16th, 2017 9:45am

Conservation officers rescue bear cub from oil jug

Cub was found near Elephant Hill

  • Aug 16th, 2017 8:05am

NDP to raise B.C. minimum wage by 50 cents

Government says it’s part of a plan to increase the rate to $15/hour in the next four years

  • Aug 15th, 2017 2:05pm

UPDATE: BCHL gets a grip on hockey’s concussion problem

New app HeadCheck set a baseline for player health

  • Aug 15th, 2017 9:55am

VIDEO: Arrr me matey! Johnny Depp visits BC Children’s Hospital

The actor donned Capt. Jack Sparrow garb to spend hours with the kids

  • Aug 15th, 2017 6:00am

VIDEO: TeamBC takes home record 146 medals at Canada Summer Games

Women’s softball was the tie-breaker

  • Aug 14th, 2017 1:00pm

14 per cent of Canadians get it on behind the wheel: survey

Another three per cent floss while driving

  • Aug 14th, 2017 11:25am

VIDEO: BC Wildfire Service warns about aggressive fires

Footage captures a Cariboo wildfire

  • Aug 14th, 2017 6:00am

VIDEO: Taking flight at the Abbotsford Airshow

Black Press’ Baneet Braich took a ride in a warplane

  • Aug 13th, 2017 7:00pm

B.C. hits 1,003 wildfires in 2017

$285.2 million has been spent fighting fires so far

  • Aug 13th, 2017 2:15pm

Evacuation order issued for Anahim Lake and Nimpo Lake areas

Everyone must leave immediately

  • Aug 10th, 2017 4:50pm

Wildfire evacuee was ‘treated like royalty’

Woody Winkelmann just wants to say thank you

  • Aug 10th, 2017 1:10pm

Full backcountry closure could come to Cariboo

Province will make the decision on Aug. 11

  • Aug 10th, 2017 11:35am

VIDEO: B.C. fire crews return home after month-long wildfire battle

Surrey firefighters have been dousing fire threatened homes

  • Aug 10th, 2017 8:45am

B.C’s businesses recover after wildfires

A Williams Lake business owner says it’s been a hard summer

  • Aug 10th, 2017 6:55am

Accused wildfire looter appears in court

Shane Brady is charged in connection with $65,000 in equipment stolen near Williams Lake

  • Aug 9th, 2017 11:20am

Police watchdog called after man allegedly tries to hurt himself

Independent Investigations Office deployed after Mounties called to incident at car wash in Sicamous

  • Aug 8th, 2017 10:55pm

2017 second-worst B.C. wildfire season on record

BC Wildfire has spent $204 million fighting 491,000 hectares of fires

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 2:15pm