Local News

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.

Scheduled power outage south of Burns Lake

The four-hour power outage will take place on Wednesday Aug. 23

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

A “life chancing experience” in China

Burns Lake students recently attended an international summer camp

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Car crash on Hwy. 16 claims two lives

A car crossed the centre line and struck a loaded logging truck

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Economic impact of Burns Lake trails

UNBC has released a study conducted in Burns Lake earlier this year

  • Aug 16th, 2017
Thousands gather with messages of love, resistance at anti-racism rally


    Abbotsford International Air Show Wrap-up


      Witness recounts ‘Deadpool 2’ crash which killed stunt driver


        Taking flight at the Abbotsford Airshow


          College of New Caledonia numbers concern Burns Lake council

          The village will invite the college administration to a council meeting

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Kidney transplant date set for former Burns Lake resident

          Shane Robertson will receive a new kidney this fall

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          No salaries over $75,000 at Chinook Community Forest

          Chinook’s board considers the first year of operations a success

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Village of Burns Lake to allow anonymous complaints

          Burns Lake is developing an open door complaint policy

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Adult basic education now free in B.C.

          The new government also plans to reduce the interest on student loans

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Two Burns Lake residents arrested

          Police found a ‘substantial amount’ of drugs inside their vehicle

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Burns Lake to buy line striping machine

          The village will no longer use a local painting contractor

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          B.C. highway sees snow in summer

          Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

          Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

          More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

          Statistics Canada releases new census data

          The latest batch of data includes languages and households

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Burns Lake councillors bring empowering ideas from conference

          “The keys to our future prosperity can be found here at home,” says councillor

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Are Burns Lake’s reserve funds sufficient?

          The village’s reserve funds are significantly lower than five years ago

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Burns Lake group not giving up on proposed new college

          Meanwhile NVIT has no firm plans to open a campus in Burns Lake

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Relationship protocol sparks debate

          Regional district directors expressed concerns over a relationship protocol with First Nations

          • Aug 9th, 2017