Rebecca Billard

WorkSafe B.C. still looking for answers in Babine Forest Products investigation

The investigation into the Babine Forest Products tragedy is one of the largest in WorkSafe B.C. history.

Torch run

Burns Lake RCMP officers joined Special Olympics athletes for a three kilometre Law Enforcement Special Olympics torch run through town.

Bursaries in memory of Babine Forest Products workers

Burns Lake Native Development Corporation (BLNDC) has started bursaries in the names of the late Carl Charlie and Robert Luggi.

Skate session

Skate sessions at the Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena are a popular choice for local skateboarders.

Family raising public awareness for missing Perry Sebastian, Jr

Family and friends hold a 'Relay of Hope' walking from the Southside to Hagwilget Village recently.

Smoke from Siberia rolls into Burns Lake

A thick smoke haze rolled into B.C. from Siberia last week and the Ministry of Environment expects the haze to linger in B.C. for a week.

Buns Lake’s Nine of Diamonds fastball game

Burns Lake’s ‘Nine of Diamonds’ ladies fastball team defeated the Houston Spanx.

Photos for the week of July 11, 2012

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of July 11, 2012.

Car dinner cruises

Five Burns Lake locals that own either classic, or sports cars made the trek to the Endako Pub for dinner recently.

Happy 95 birthday Bill

Long time local resident Bill Gilgan celebrated his 95 birthday with friends and family at the Pines last weekend.

Summer student sponsored

(L-R) Steve Gailing LDM operations manager and West.

Change of board members for Burns Lake Medical Clinic Society

South African doctor, Roland Englebrecht's arrival in Burns Lake has been postponed until the society has finances in place.

Phase one work

Resurfacing work around man holes on Hwy. 16 in the downtown core is underway.

Canadian country roots

Granisle entertainer Doris Munger provided some great musical entertainment at Spirit Square during the Canada Day festivities.

Big char

Ron Lowe hooked a 17 pound char while staying at Noralee Resort on Francois Lake recently.

Sports awards

Village of Burns Lake mayor and council honoured local athletes with a certificate of congratulations during a recent council meeting.

Smoke and mirrors

The Ministry of Environment have finally admitted that the emissions from Pinnacle Pellet’s Burns Lake plant are not up to par.

Burns Lake Rotary Club youth citizen

Richard Vossen from the Burns Lake Rotary Club presented Kaitlin Bysouth with the Burns Lake Rotary Club’s Youth Citizen of the year award.

Final phase

Burns Lake Mountain Biking Club accepted an $11,250 cheque from Nechako Kitimaat Development Fund Society.

Moly price drop effects Endako Mine

Summer students and temporary employees laid off just one month after Endako Mine celebrated the opening of the new mill.