Flavio Nienow

Shane Gottfriedson

Regional Chief resigns over social media post

Shane Gottfriedson had posted a controversial photo last December

Shane Gottfriedson

Fatal moose collision on Hwy. 16

New Hazelton RCMP responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 16, approximately 38 km west of Moricetown, on March 10, 2017

The owners of Lino’s Sales and Service

Will the industrial site have sewerage?

Council considers extending water and sewer services to industrial site

The owners of Lino’s Sales and Service
Burns Lake’s 2017 provisional budget was approved by village council on March 8

Burns Lake council approves budget

The budget reflects a zero per cent tax rate increase

Burns Lake’s 2017 provisional budget was approved by village council on March 8

Lake Babine Nation’s biomass project delayed

Funding agencies have denied applications for funding

Burns Lake to fund animal society 

This is the first time that council approved funding to the organization 

Is changing our clocks necessary?

It’s that time of the year again when we lose one hour of sleep and are forced to adjust our bodies to daylight saving time

B.C. expands services for hunters

The B.C. government is making it easier for hunters to obtain their licenses by expanding the online services offered for hunters

A multi-collision incident involving three logging trucks and one car near Fort St. James left one driver dead on scene on Feb. 9

Concerns raised over trucks’ speed

Regional district will meet with the RCMP to discuss enforcement

A multi-collision incident involving three logging trucks and one car near Fort St. James left one driver dead on scene on Feb. 9
Map shows the area where the Burns Lake Community Forest's fire mitigation project will be conducted - south of Babine Forest Products and Pinnacle Pellet. The area is approximately 6.8 km long and 150 to 200 metres wide. 

Fire mitigation near Babine mill

Burns Lake Community Forest received $223,214 for this project

Map shows the area where the Burns Lake Community Forest's fire mitigation project will be conducted - south of Babine Forest Products and Pinnacle Pellet. The area is approximately 6.8 km long and 150 to 200 metres wide. 

Missing Burns Lake hunter found

A 72-year-old Burns Lake man was found safe and sound after losing communications with his wife while hunting

William Konkin Elementary's entrance was blocked by firefighters and police on Feb. 28

Suspicious device brought into WKE

The device was brought to the school by a primary student on Feb. 28

William Konkin Elementary's entrance was blocked by firefighters and police on Feb. 28

Council softens tone on rec

Last week council held a meeting intended to set a direction for Burns Lake’s recreation master plan

School District 91 chooses new superintendent

Eugene Marks has been selected as the incoming superintendent of schools for School District No. 91 (Nechako Lakes)

Memberships sold for the Lakeside Multiplex declined last year - from 812 sold in 2015 to 791 sold in 2016. Squash court use has also been declining. 

Council sets direction for rec plan

“If we cut services we might really feel that impact down the road,” says Mayor

Memberships sold for the Lakeside Multiplex declined last year - from 812 sold in 2015 to 791 sold in 2016. Squash court use has also been declining. 

Village to implement loading zones

Loading zones could alleviate parking headaches on Hwy. 16

The Lakes District Secondary School rugby team consists of approximately 15 seniors

Burns Lake rugby team busy in 2017 

The team will watch the world’s best rugby teams in Vancouver 

The Lakes District Secondary School rugby team consists of approximately 15 seniors

Legion’s request moves forward

The legion had asked the village for a tax exemption 

(L-R): Bill Miller

Hwy. 16 bus service moves forward

The project reached an important milestone last week 

(L-R): Bill Miller

Wet’suwet’en, Nee Tahi Buhn elect new councillors

Wet’suwet’en First Nation (WFN) and Nee Tahi Buhn Band held by-elections last week to choose new councillors