Community

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website, bc211.ca, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

My experience at Lakes District News

I recently took part in a 10-week program called Bridging to Employment…

  • May 31st, 2017

Duck nests in Langley Township parking lot

Public works staff have cordoned off three parking spots around her nest.

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim, tests his hill biking four years after his last foray with the Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock.

Comfor helps mountain biking team

The Burns Lake Community Forest has recently donated $5000

  • May 17th, 2017

Just checking things out 

If you live in northern B.C., sometimes you don’t even need to leave your home to encounter wildlife

  • May 17th, 2017
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Aboriginal Day and Canada Day parade
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Fundraising for a better support network
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Banff bison calves frolic in Parks Canada video
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Ollie the B.C. border collie who can paint
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Taking care of our pets 

This week the Lakes Animal Friendship Society is hosting its community animal care event

  • May 10th, 2017

Lakes 4-H Club off to a great start

The new Lakes 4-H Club held their first meeting on April 24, 2017

  • May 10th, 2017

Charlie Bowerbank retires

Burns Lake resident Charlie Bowerbank has retired after dedicating 35 years of service

  • May 10th, 2017

Burns Lake CNC sees improvements

An upgrade to the student lounge at CNC is providing students with a more comfortable and welcoming place

  • May 10th, 2017

LDSS students weld

The students are able to attend a CTC welding program locally at CNC in Burns Lake

  • May 3rd, 2017

Elegance

Local resident Wren Gilgan captured this beautiful photo of a Trumpeter swan in flight

  • May 3rd, 2017

Burns Lake Community Foundation donates

The Burns Lake and District Community Foundation Society has recently distributed funding to community organizations

  • May 3rd, 2017

Making seniors safer in Burns Lake 

The Burns Lake Community Forest has recently donated $29,000 to the Lakes District Senior Citizen Housing Association

  • May 3rd, 2017

Rail safety tips in Burns Lake 

On April 26, Burns Lake RCMP and Canadian National Railway Company (CN) officers provided rail safety tips at a level crossing in Burns Lake

  • May 3rd, 2017

Burns Lake students recognized

Five Lakes District Secondary School students were recently invited to attend the
academic achievers day at UNBC

  • May 3rd, 2017

Burns Lake museum has new curator

Ashley Cassidy is the new curator of the Lakes District Museum

  • May 3rd, 2017

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

Supporting the Burns Lake library

The Burns Lake Community Forest has recently donated $11,700 to the Burns Lake Public Library

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Supporting Burns Lake organizations 

The Burns Lake and District Community Foundation Society has recently distributed funding to local organizations

  • Apr 26th, 2017