Rebecca Billard

Good things happening at Grassy Plains Community Hall

Grassy Plains Community Hall accepts a $2500 cheque for hall renovations from Lakes District Maintenance recently.

Monster catch

These three local boys stand proudly showing off their catch of the day.

Chief Adam wins Lake Babine Nation election

A swearing in ceremony was held last Friday for the newly elected chief and council of Lake Babine Nation.

Burns Lake Band working towards full occupancy at the Gathering Place

A full occupancy permit will allow the band to host gatherings and expand economic opportunities in the community.

Burns Lake’s Dr. George Magee awarded for rural long service

Dr. Magee was honoured with a rural long service award by the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada.

Father’s Day prize

Carnoustie Golf and Country Club manager Joe Merten recently congratulated Edmond Benoit for winning the Father's Day prize.

JobsFest bringing youth, music and careers together in Burns Lake

JobsFest, an initiative of the province targeted at youth, arrived in Burns Lake and promoted career opportunities available across B.C.

Lakes District seniors picnic

The annual Lakes District Seniors Society, seniors picnic was held last week at Spirit Square in Burns Lake.

Lakes District timber supply rally

Hundreds of community members gathered to show how much support there is for the rebuilding of Babine Forest Products.

Photos for the week of June 27, 2012

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of June 27, 2012.

See beyond the sponsorship

It is a shame that more local women did not turn up to the Women Building Communities event last week.

Forum to empower women held in Burns Lake

The 'Women Building Communities' panel event was about women sharing their life experiences and the future outlook for the community.

Burns Lake Vortex Canadian Moose tour a great experience

Recently returned from the Canadian Moose Migration hockey tour of Iceland some Burns Lake women are already planning their next hockey tour

Tracking skills

Burns Lake Search and Rescue's Bob Peebles and Steve Heslop held a 'human tracking' training session recently.

Village of Burns Lake supports potential aspen plant

Village of Burns Lake council has agreed to writing a letter to Minister Steve Thomson to show their support for a potential aspen plant.

Lakes District timber for Lakes District mills

A committee of MLAs in the midst of a whirlwind tour to consult on timber supply issues arrived in Burns Lake last week.

Burns Lake’s Comfor Management Services Ltd. long term employees released from company

Comfor Management Services Ltd. released two long term employees of the company to make way for restructuring.

Burns Lake celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Burns Lake celebrated National Aboriginal Day with a parade through town and entertainment at Spirit Square.

Be bear aware in the Lakes District this summer

Conservation officers now have the ability to issue new fines for attracting dangerous wildlife to those who don't secure bear attractants.

Village of Burns Lake’s water leak mystery solved

Over the past several months the search for the water leak lead to the excavation of Hwy. 16 and the Lakeland Hotel parking lot.