Michael Riis-Christianson

The Lakes District Team Penning Association held its monthly cattle penning event last weekend. Local photographer Michael Riis-Christianson captured these fantastic photos.

Team penning in the Lakes District

The Lakes District Team Penning Association held its monthly cattle penning event last weekend.

The Lakes District Team Penning Association held its monthly cattle penning event last weekend. Local photographer Michael Riis-Christianson captured these fantastic photos.

Local band official’s 2014/15 income

Two of this area’s six First Nations leaders were paid more last year than members of British Columbia’s Legislative Assembly.

MLAs spending report

British Columbians paid nearly $211,000 in travel expenses to two northern Members of the Legislative Assembly during the last fiscal year.

Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold and local directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako – Bill Miller (Area B) and Eileen Benedict (Area E) – participated in the first summit of the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA). The summit took place in Terrace on Aug. 15

Summit gathers local governments

Local governments across the Northwest reiterated their commitment to negotiating a larger piece of the province’s revenue pie.

Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold and local directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako – Bill Miller (Area B) and Eileen Benedict (Area E) – participated in the first summit of the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA). The summit took place in Terrace on Aug. 15

Proposed tax increase follow-up

Beach also takes exception to the suggestion by Illes that he supported a similar proposal earlier this year.

Councillors defend possible tax increase

The Village of Burns Lake needs to repair its aging infrastructure – even if it means borrowing heavily to do so.

Beach not in favour of tax increase

“I voted against this motion because I do not support raising municipal taxes by double digits in one year,” Beach said.

Possible tax increase for repairs

Burns Lake residents may be asked to approve a 9.1 per cent tax increase for the repairing of Eighth Avenue and a portion of Center Street.

World soccer camp held in Burns Lake.

World soccer camp held in Burns Lake

Thirty-five players attended the World Cup Soccer Camp held in Burns Lake last week.

World soccer camp held in Burns Lake.
A community garden could grow beautiful vegetables like these tomatoes Lino Punis has grown in his greenhouse.

Reinvigorating community garden

Burns Lake’s Partnering 4 Healthier Communities committee hopes to reinvigorate local interest in community gardening.

A community garden could grow beautiful vegetables like these tomatoes Lino Punis has grown in his greenhouse.

Difficult to control local bug damage

Limiting spread of the poplar-and-willow borer weevil will be difficult if not impossible.

Signage strategy for Burns Lake

Burns Lake council is moving forward with its plan to develop a signage strategy for the community.

Kennedy Clancy points to the tree in the Turners’ back yard.

Trees under attack in local area

Several species of deciduous trees in this region are coming under attack from an insect that may not be native to North America.

Kennedy Clancy points to the tree in the Turners’ back yard.
The BBQ was to commemorate 10 years of Burns Lakes Mountain Bike Association’s existence.

Mountain bikers celebrate 10 years

The BBQ was to commemorate 10 years of Burns Lakes Mountain Bike Association’s existence.

The BBQ was to commemorate 10 years of Burns Lakes Mountain Bike Association’s existence.

Regional district overtime pay

A CAO does not receive OT for the performance of their regular duties.

The Stacy Reynolds band.

BBQ entertainment

Carrier-Sekani Family Services’ annual Health Appreciation Barbecue.

The Stacy Reynolds band.
Getting her ducks in a row.

Getting her ducks in a row

A mother duck and her brood found a comfortable log to rest on in Loch Lomand.

Getting her ducks in a row.

Quarterly police report for Burns Lake and area

RCMP responded to fewer calls in the second quarter of this calendar year than during the same period last year.

Hot weather brings locals to lake.

Hot weather brings locals to lake

The recent hot weather saw dozen of families and kids at Radley beach.

Hot weather brings locals to lake.
Staff Sgt. Grant MacDonald

Staff Sargent leaving Burns Lake

The man who has been at the helm of Burns Lake’s RCMP detachment for the past four years is moving on to another challenge

Staff Sgt. Grant MacDonald