Lakes District News Staff Writer

Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

The Harper government is looking for hundreds of thousands of families not currently registered for the enhanced child care benefit.

Miss Sandra’s ballet class.

Ballet Stars

Miss Sandra’s ballet class recital; entitled “A Starry Night.”

Miss Sandra’s ballet class.
Close to 200 people packed the Margaret Patrick Memorial on Monday to listen to representatives from the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission.

Photos for the week of April 22, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of April 22, 2015.

Close to 200 people packed the Margaret Patrick Memorial on Monday to listen to representatives from the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission.

Changes will not impact village budget

Burns Lake’s new fees and charges bylaw alters the cost of some municipal services and adds a few new charges.

Lakes District Printing took advantage of the facade program last year and got a face life to their building.

Program helps beautify Burns Lake

Four properties will be getting a facelift this year with financial assistance from the village’s business façade improvement program.

Lakes District Printing took advantage of the facade program last year and got a face life to their building.

Grant-in-aid for organizations

Two local organizations will receive grants-in-aid totaling more than $13,500 from the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week.

Social action theatre is coming to Burns Lake

Street Spirits performances as part of National Victims of Crime Awareness Wee

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week.

Possible funding for Eighth Avenue

Village of Burns Lake applied for nearly $3 million in federal funding to assist with upgrades to Eighth Avenue and Center Street corridor.

The Village of Burns Lake withdraws from RDBN function

Village of Burns Lake has withdrawn from the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Chinook Community Forest economic development function.

Write and win $3000

2015 Cedric Literary Awards is fast approaching and organizers of the writing competition are putting out a final call for submissions.

Want to win $10,000?

The BC Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Rurals & Urbans Contest.

What’s going on at the old  Ministry of Transport site?

Photos for the week of April 8, 2015.

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

What’s going on at the old  Ministry of Transport site?
Helping tug for the Forrester.

Helping tug for the Forrester

Last Wednesday the Francois Lake ferry, the Forrester, experienced a bit of a mechanical problem.

Helping tug for the Forrester.

Body found on Hwy. 16 at Six Mile Hill

On April 7, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. the Houston RCMP received a call that a body of a First Nation man had be found in the ditch on Hwy. 16

Mayor Luke Strimbold traveled to Prince George

Mayor Luke Strimbold traveled to Prince George today to speak to the CNC Board of Directors on the recent cut backs at the Lakes CNC Campus.

A close look.

Photos for the week of February 18, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of February 18, 2015.

A close look.
Destiny Tom a resident of the Nadleh First Nations reserve and the daughter of Andy and Vivian Tom.

BC RCMP arrest man in relation to the death of Destiny Tom

Twenty-six year old man has been arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Destiny Rae Tom.

Destiny Tom a resident of the Nadleh First Nations reserve and the daughter of Andy and Vivian Tom.
Adrenaline-filled weekend with Cold Smoke drags.

Photos for the week of February 4, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of February 4, 2015.

Adrenaline-filled weekend with Cold Smoke drags.

BC Coroners Service announces revised plans for inquests into mill- explosion deaths

The inquest into the Babine Forest Products mill deaths will begin on July 13, 2015, at the Island Gospel Fellowship Hall in Burns Lake

Children had a great time at the Indoor Playspace program.

Photos for the week of January 21, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of January 21, 2015.

Children had a great time at the Indoor Playspace program.