Jamie Harkins

The new section of the Burns Lake Cemetery allows only  flat and pillow-top headstone

Resident asks for cemetery bylaw amendment

Current bylaw allows for flat and pillow-top grave markers, but not upright headstones.

The new section of the Burns Lake Cemetery allows only  flat and pillow-top headstone
The Prince George Elks Lodge along with the Casa Del Mell Orchard

Elks donate truck load of apples

Prince George Elks Lodge, Casa Del Mell Orchard, Lighthouse Orchard and Carvhalo Orchard donated apples to Burns Lake Food Bank

The Prince George Elks Lodge along with the Casa Del Mell Orchard
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Community members bring home medals from senior games

The community of Burns Lake was well represented at the recent 2014 B.C. Senior Games.

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Northern Emergency Support Services team for those in need

Northern Emergency Support Services in Burns Lake to devote three days to better prepare themselves to help others cope with a disaster.

Intersection needs a stop sign

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ll likely get into a traffic accident at the corner of Hwy. 16 and Francois Lake Drive at some point.

Gullwing Road closed

Caribou Clan in partnership with the Lake Babine Nation has deactivated Gullwing Road and Phonton Road.

Burns Lake Rotary exchange student

Burns Lake welcomes German rotary exchange student

Justus Herlyn endures trek half way across world for cultural experience.

Burns Lake Rotary exchange student
Woods N Water photo contest.

Mayor Strimbold picks winner

Mayor Luke Strimbold was given the tough task of picking the winner to the local Woods N Water photo contest held recently.

Woods N Water photo contest.
Decker Lake students run for Terry.

Decker Lake students run for Terry

Around 150 kids and a few parents took part in the annual Decker Lake Elementary School Terry Fox Run last Friday.

Decker Lake students run for Terry.

Oil sheen in creek natural

Decker Lake Forest Products sawmill runoff not involved.

A truck encounters a pothole at the entrance to Balmoral Plaza after turning off Francois Lake Drive. The plaza owner is concerned about through-traffic at the lot.

Balmoral Plaza traffic a problem

Randy Hamp asks village to help pay for damages to parking lot.

A truck encounters a pothole at the entrance to Balmoral Plaza after turning off Francois Lake Drive. The plaza owner is concerned about through-traffic at the lot.
Industrial park business owner is unhappy with the signage. Improvements to the industrial park entrance sign has been added to the village’s 2015 budget conversation.

Industrial park in need of revitalization

The Industrial Park upkeep drew some criticism at the most recent Village of Burns Lake council meeting.

Industrial park business owner is unhappy with the signage. Improvements to the industrial park entrance sign has been added to the village’s 2015 budget conversation.
Volunteers  collect food from community to help families in need.

Volunteers collect food from community to help families in need

The volunteers distributed the almost 1500 lb. of food they collected Sept. 13 to the Burns Lake Food Bank.

Volunteers  collect food from community to help families in need.
Lakes District Community Services Society chair Mindy Vandenberg and executive director Kelly Turford cut the cake to mark the society’s 40 years of service to the Burns Lake community.

Revellers celebrate Lakes District Community Services Society 40 years of service in Burns Lake

Lakes District Community Services Society played host to a packed house of happy revellers last Friday for their 40 anniversary celebration.

Lakes District Community Services Society chair Mindy Vandenberg and executive director Kelly Turford cut the cake to mark the society’s 40 years of service to the Burns Lake community.

Healing power of music

There are many examples of outstanding individuals and groups bettering themselves and others in this community.

The narrow stairs that lead to the curling club lounge raised concerns at a recent meeting. An key-activated elevator has been installed at the Lakeside Multiplex to help solve the problem.

Curling club tries to keep lounge

Burns Lake Curling Club will attempt to continue operating their lounge if the Village of Burns Lake gives them a reduction in rent.

The narrow stairs that lead to the curling club lounge raised concerns at a recent meeting. An key-activated elevator has been installed at the Lakeside Multiplex to help solve the problem.
After going to Choices and other counselling

Joel West picks a new tune and a new journey

Burns Lake guitarist finds life in music and is planning to make a CD soon.

After going to Choices and other counselling
Advocates of a public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women hold a ‘Am I Next’ rally Sept. 14 outside the Prince George law courts.

‘Am I Next’ activist calls for public inquiry about missing women

A gathering in Prince George demanding the federal government call a public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.

Advocates of a public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women hold a ‘Am I Next’ rally Sept. 14 outside the Prince George law courts.

Bike park tax exemption denied

Mountain Biking Association looking for funding alternatives.

Contractor Kai Epkens rips out the old flooring at the Beacon Theatre Sept. 15 on the first day of four weeks of scheduled renovations to the historic building.

Beacon Theatre under renovation

Patrons of the Beacon Theatre will have to wait a few weeks to catch their new favorite flick.

Contractor Kai Epkens rips out the old flooring at the Beacon Theatre Sept. 15 on the first day of four weeks of scheduled renovations to the historic building.