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Volunteers work at the Lakes District Food Bank. There has been a 32 per cent increase in food bank use in B.C. since 2008. 

Lakes District Food Bank: demand continues to increase

The stigma that surrounds food bank use is decreasing, and there has been a 32 per cent increase in food bank use in B.C. since 2008. 

Volunteers work at the Lakes District Food Bank. There has been a 32 per cent increase in food bank use in B.C. since 2008. 
The 4-H Lakes District has had a very successful year again in 2016

4-H Lakes District year in review

The 4-H Lakes District has had a very successful year again in 2016

The 4-H Lakes District has had a very successful year again in 2016

Busy Christmas season in Burns Lake

Lots of events are taking place this Christmas season in Burns Lake

Get ready for these upcoming events

What to expect over the next couple of weeks in Burns Lake

Upcoming events feature local artists

Upcoming events in the region feature Burns Lake artists

Number of people working drops in northwest B.C.

The number of people working in the northwest dropped from August to September.

Season tickets still on sale

There is still time to buy season tickets for the Lakes District Arts Council’s eleventh season.

Burns Lake’s eleventh arts season just around the corner

Season tickets are still available at Process 4 circle arts Gallery, Lakes District Printing and Stationery and the Lakes Artisan Centre.

Employment held steady in the northwest

Employment held steady in the northwest from July to August, indicate figures released Sept. 9 from Statistics Canada.

Fatal collision west of Fort Fraser

A fatal motor vehicle collision occurred on the Nautley Reserve, just west of Fort Fraser B.C.

Fribjon Bjornson

Bjornson murder suspects plead guilty

A surprise guilty plea has resulted in the cancellation of a murder trial that was scheduled to begin in Prince George later this month.

Fribjon Bjornson
Unexpected visitors at local lodge.

Unexpected visitors at local lodge

The Nadina Lake Lodge recently had some unexpected visitors.

Unexpected visitors at local lodge.
Annual fishing derby a success.

Annual fishing derby a success

Huckleberry Mine recently held its annual fishing derby at Noralee Resort.

Annual fishing derby a success.
F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

You can help save the bees

Friends of the Earth Canada is calling on residents of Burns Lake to join the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count.

Lakes District Secondary School’s girls’ soccer team.

Lakers in the top 10

From June 2-4, the Lakes District Secondary School’s girls’ soccer team attended provincials in Prince George.

Lakes District Secondary School’s girls’ soccer team.
Mountain biking provincials

Mountain biking provincials

Ten Lakes District Secondary School riders recently went to Coquitlam for the Mountain Biking Provincials.

Mountain biking provincials
New board of the Lakes District newest community forest

New board of the Chinook Community Forest

There is a new board of the Lakes District newest community forest, Chinook Community Forest.

New board of the Lakes District newest community forest

Cullen might consider running if Mulcair steps down

There had been speculation Mulcair would step down in advance of a new leader being selected in the fall of 2017.