Lakes District News Staff Writer

Local Burns Lake resident

Houston Drags!

Local Burns Lake resident, Peter Pettigrew put about $7000 into his Ski-Doo Mach Z 809 Proline Skid.

Local Burns Lake resident
The kids took time out to pose for a great photo.

RAWK camp

Rawk camp was a rock ’n’ roll camp in Grassy Plains and Burns Lake.

The kids took time out to pose for a great photo.
LDM's Cori Funk was given a plaque by Russ Skillen

Lakes District Maintenance recognized

LDM's Cori Funk was given a plaque by Russ Skillen, President of the Lakes District Museum Society.

LDM's Cori Funk was given a plaque by Russ Skillen
Rocking the rock.

Photos for the week of August 5, 2015

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of August 5, 2015.

Rocking the rock.
Rocking the rock.

Rocking the rock

Large rounded boulder near one of the islands in Atna Bay on Morice Lake.

Rocking the rock.
Credit union donates.

Credit union donates

Sandy Doré presents cheque for travel allowance to Matthew Thompson-Weymer.

Credit union donates.
Victor Yancovitch made the impressive dragon head by picking up a few sheets of blue styrofoam

Photos for the week of July 8, 2015

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of July 8, 2015.

Victor Yancovitch made the impressive dragon head by picking up a few sheets of blue styrofoam
The home team of Granisle took first place.

Bowlers have fun in Granisle

The 16 annual Highway 16 Carpet Bowling Tournament was held in Granisle, B. C. recently.

The home team of Granisle took first place.
Lots of entertainment at Aboriginal Day celebration.

Lots of entertainment at Aboriginal Day celebration

Stacey Reynolds sings to the crowd as drummers and dancers also take part at last week’s Aboriginal Day celebration.

Lots of entertainment at Aboriginal Day celebration.
Gemma and Cheyenne strut their stuff in the traditional dance off contest for ages zero to four.

A successful Aboriginal Day celebration

Burns Lake celebrates Aboriginal Day at Spirit Square.

Gemma and Cheyenne strut their stuff in the traditional dance off contest for ages zero to four.
Hey Big Andy why did you paint your name on our rock?

Hey Big Andy why did you paint your name on our rock?

A local landmarks that has been around for at least 40 years according to local residents, recently was vandalized.

Hey Big Andy why did you paint your name on our rock?
Community Foundation gives money.

Community Foundation gives money

The Burns Lake and District Community Foundation Society donated $5000 to the Francois Lake School PAC Playground upgrades.

Community Foundation gives money.
Donation to rec centre.

Donation to rec centre

Lakes District Maintenance Ltd. presented a cheque to the Village of Burns Lake Recreation Department.

Donation to rec centre.
Soccer... Soccer... Soccer.

Soccer… Soccer… Soccer.

Hundreds of little soccer players came out for a tournament last weekend.

Soccer... Soccer... Soccer.
4H funds.

4H funds

The Burns Lake and District Community Foundation Society recently donated to Lakes District 4H Seniors Council.

4H funds.
The Class of 2015 includes 14 graduates from Northern BC

Medical graduate from Burns Lake

The Class of 2015 includes 14 graduates from Northern BC, including Christopher Unger from Burns Lake.

The Class of 2015 includes 14 graduates from Northern BC
Lakes District Secondary school mountain bike team.

Mountain biking teams attends provincials in Powell River

Lakes District Secondary school mountain bike team attended the Provincials in Powell River.

Lakes District Secondary school mountain bike team.

Council accepted the recommendations to support the event with an in-kind donation.

The organizers of this year’s National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Burns Lake will again be getting assistance from the municipality.

Girls’ soccer heading to provincials in Surrey.

Girls’ soccer heading to provincials in Surrey

The girls’ soccer team placed second at the Northern Zone championships in Prince George.

Girls’ soccer heading to provincials in Surrey.
Grassy Plains Annual Mud Bogs.

Photos for the week of May 27, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of May 27, 2015.

Grassy Plains Annual Mud Bogs.