David Gordon Koch

May mayhem for Burns Lake fire department

Burns Lake fire department reports frequent calls

Who’s responsible for fixing potholes in Burns Lake?

Springtime the “worst time for roads”: LDM

No referendum on Eighth Avenue

Council opts to repave streets with reserve funds

What is the role of the regional district during floods?

The RDBN breaks down its functions during a flooding emergency

Southside fire department lacks funds: chief

Vehicles “not meeting requirements” for putting out structure fire

How prepared are first responders for washed-out roads?

Flooding prompts questions about readiness in emergencies

Council briefs

A round-up of news from Burns Lake village council

Relief money for timber contractors topped up

Province announces $500,000 in funding

Life in the bush camp

Treeplanters talk about their daily grind in the forests of the Lakes District

Council calls for stakeholders meeting on college

RPEC says meeting will be fruitless without new data

Flood warning maintained for long weekend

RDBN reminds boaters to go slow

“An awful roar”

Highway worker gives eyewitness account of spectacular flooding on Ootsa Nadina Road

Burns Lake RCMP seize tainted cannabis

Police find pot laced with opiates “on separate occasions” during past two weeks

Time to fix public transport

Greyhound’s exit presents an opportunity to demand change on the Highway of Tears

Burns Lake museum receives Olympic artifacts

Kaare Engstad competed in 1932 cross-country skiing competition

Employer health tax may strain local governments

RDBN on the hook for an extra $24,000 by 2020

Best in show

Photos from the Lakes District Kennel Club’s annual series of dog shows, which took place on the weekend of May 4-6

Mobile food bank fighting rural poverty

Van delivers to Granisle, Tachet, Topley, Southbank and Grassy Plains

Accessible playground for Grassy

New playground equipment to cost $5 million province-wide

High grades for Burns Lake from student teachers

UBC student teachers praise welcoming atmosphere in Burns Lake after three-week placement