Rebecca Billard

Canada Day celebration; fun for all in Burns Lake

Spirit Square was a hive of activity as locals gathered to celebrate the Canada Day festivities.

Village of Burns Lake businesses not asked for downtown input

Burns Lake businesses owners fear councils phase one plans will negatively impact their businesses and their customers.

Still no word from Burns Lake’s Comfor Management Services Ltd. board

President Quentin Beach says he cannot elaborate on why two senior, long term employees were released

Chip truck roll over

On Friday, June 22 the Burns Lake RCMP detachment received a report of a single motor vehicle rollover on Hwy. 16 West.

Entertaining tunes

Burns Lake resident Mark Price took time out of his day last week to head up to the Pines and entertain the residents.

Vehicle upgrades

Burns Lake paramedics Tanis Newbery and Ian Hawton show off two new ambulances.

Great results from Lake Babine Nation’s get fit challenge

The group works out three days a week and a point sheet has been developed that keeps track of heathy targets for each day.

New banquet tables

Grassy Plains Community Hall members enjoy the six new round banquet tables recently donated by Rio Tinto Alcan.

Photos for the week of July 4, 2012

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of July 4, 2012.

Bear raids trash cans

Conservation Officer Jeff Palm was called to the Blue Spruce Trailer Park on Tuesday last week due to a bear incident.

Burns Lake boot camp encourages locals to get involved in big business projects

There are over $30 billion in major projects and investment opportunities planned in Northwest B.C. over the next 10 to 15 years.

Southside search fails to locate Perry Sebastian

A follow up search for Perry Sebastian was conducted on the Southside on June 9, 2012.

First recipient

Gerald Whitford, a graduate of the Mining Industry Certificate, is Lakes District Campus’s first recipien

Fort St. James soccer tourney kicks off

A mini tourney held at Fort St. James on June 16 brought hundreds of children together for an area soccer tournament.

Village of Burns Lake council considering downtown RV parking

Village of Burns Lake council say there is a possibility the Shell Canada brownfield site could be used for RV parking and pull through.

Another closed door at Comfor

What is going on at Comfor? That has been the question of the week and so far Lakes District News has met with closed doors.

Rental shack

Village of Burns Lake’s recreation department rental shack opened recently and is hiring out canoes, kayaks and skateboarding gear.

Chinese delegation’s first visit to Burns Lake

Memorandum of understanding signed between Lakes District Secondary School and Xianghe Number One School.

New Gold Blackwater mine update for Village of Burns Lake council

The company is projecting that there will be up to 250 people needed to work at the mine once it is operational.

Forget the June gloom, better weather is coming to Burns Lake

While June may have been a dismal month in the Northern Interior, July and August are set to be closer to normal temperatures.