Local News

CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

  • Oct 19th, 2017

RCMP officer cleared in Prince George arrest

A suspect’s leg was fractured in 2015 incident

New Hazelton attempted murder charge

New Hazelton RCMP arrested Ronald Fowler, 60. Alleged incident appears to have happened in Two Mile.

Burns Lake byelection planned for Jan. 20, 2018

Council has chosen a chief election officer and deputy

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Larger buses planned for Hwy. 16 bus system

A third pass-up due to a full bus was recently reported

  • Oct 18th, 2017
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          Burns Lake’s Omineca Ski Club receives award

          The club was recognized for excellence in woodlot management

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Have you seen smoke in the Burns Lake area?

          Slash pile burns and category three open burns are taking place

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Burns Lake council creates guidelines for public and media

          No cellphone use will be allowed during council meetings

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          ‘Concerned’ locals at council meeting

          Staff turnover, council’s handling of CAO’s absence among concerns

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Rio Tinto removing spillway bridge at Ootsa Lake

          Over time the bridge would pose a safety risk

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          John Rustad: long waits for medevac unacceptable

          The MLA wants a review of B.C.’s air ambulance service

          • Oct 18th, 2017

          Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

          Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

          Kimberley man pays it back to home town

          Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

          Missing mushroom picker

          Bulkey Valley Search & Rescue, Smithers and Terrace RCMP are searching for Frances Brown.

          • Oct 16th, 2017

          VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

          One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

          LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

          Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.