Lakes District News Staff Writer

Junior boys and girls play at LDSS.

Photos for the week of January 14, 2015.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of January 14, 2015.

Junior boys and girls play at LDSS.
Mayor Luke Strimbold.

Photos for the week of November 12, 2014.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of November 12, 2014.

Mayor Luke Strimbold.
(L-R) Deanna Brown

Photos for the week of November 5, 2014.

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of November 5, 2014.

(L-R) Deanna Brown
Laura Mihalyi.

Twenty five years of dedicated service

Mulvaney’s Pub long term employee Laura Mihalyi celebrated her 25 year of employment last week.

Laura Mihalyi.

Black Press newspaper company purchases more papers in the U.S.

Black Press purchased six newspapers in the US through its Washington state-based subsidiaries Sound Publishing and Oahu Publications.

LDM supports the arts

LDM supports the arts

Lakes District Maintenance is the Lakes District Arts Council's longest standing support and stepped up to the plate once again.

LDM supports the arts

Hunters still have round about Gullwing Road to hunt moose

A survey of the Bulkley Valley Lakes District confirmed that the moose population had declined from 2004 by 20 per cent.

A new after-school program for youth at risk.

Mental health supports new youth program

Omineca Lakes Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Committeepresented a cheque to Burns Lake recreation director Dooseon Jung.

A new after-school program for youth at risk.

Informal meeting brings questions to local government heads

Here are the questions and answers from Mayor Luke Strimbold and Bill Miller.

William Konkin Elementary school open their doors last week to the Strong Start program.

Getting a strong start to school

William Konkin Elementary school open their doors last week to the Strong Start program.

William Konkin Elementary school open their doors last week to the Strong Start program.
Fire prevention open house at the Burns Lake Fire Department.

Fire prevention open house at the Burns Lake Fire Department

An open house fun night at the Burns Lake Fire Department.

Fire prevention open house at the Burns Lake Fire Department.
2014 University of Northern British Columbia Scholar recipient Sophie Shaffer.

UNBC scholarship

The 2014 University of Northern British Columbia Scholar recipient, Sophie Shaffer.

2014 University of Northern British Columbia Scholar recipient Sophie Shaffer.
Overwaitea Foods manager in Burns Lake

Help for mill workers come from Steelworkers union and Overwaitea

Employees of the Babine Forest Products sawmill recently received a welcome back present.

Overwaitea Foods manager in Burns Lake
The heavy horse pull is just one of the many events that happen at the fall fair. Over $100

Eagle Creek grounds receive upgrades

Lakes District Fall Fair Association plan further improvements.

The heavy horse pull is just one of the many events that happen at the fall fair. Over $100
Local artist Ronny Berndorff.

Finding the right look

Burns Lake artist Ronny Berndorff curates an art exhibit.

Local artist Ronny Berndorff.

Northern Gateway releases its engagement road map to locals

Draft plans created to meet National Energy Board conditions.

An explosion occurred early this morning at Pinnacle Pellet in Burns Lake.

Fire at Pinnacle Pellet early this morning in Burns Lake

A small explosion and fire occurred at Pinnacle Pellet this morning in Burns Lake.

An explosion occurred early this morning at Pinnacle Pellet in Burns Lake.
Sisters in spirit of Highway of tears.

Sisters in spirit of Highway of tears

Chereen Patrick hosted a Sisters in Spirit rally in Burns Lake to raise awareness about the plight of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.

Sisters in spirit of Highway of tears.
Canadian folk icon Valdy and world-renowned classical bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson

Valdy hits the stage in Burns Lake

Canadian folk icon Valdy and world-renowned classical bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson.

Canadian folk icon Valdy and world-renowned classical bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson
Liberal MLA for Nechako Lakes John Rustad

Burns Lake celebrates with a grand opening of the Lakeside Multiplex

Dozens of locals joined politicians and funding partners last Saturday to officially open Burns Lake’s newest recreation facility.

Liberal MLA for Nechako Lakes John Rustad