Rebecca Billard

Great looking upgrades

Root 16 restaurant, Health In Order and New Leaf Cafe and the Burns Lake Band’s Rainbow Motel site have all gone through recent renovations.

Red Haute Swans Society luncheon, fit for a queen

It’s all about fun for the members of Burns Lake’s Red Haute Swans Society.

New intern at the Village of Burns Lake

Jessie Singer, from Victoria will be working at the Village of Burns Lake as an intern for the next nine months.

Political collaboration benefits all

That saying from the movie Field of Dreams ... ‘build it and he will come’... doesn’t seem to work for council.

Our dreams matter too

Mayor Luke Strimbold joined children from the Woyonne Kindergarten and Preschool in the ‘Our Dreams Matter Too’ march.

Clean up efforts tripled at Hampton Affiliates’ Decker Lake Forest Products

Hampton Affiliates continues to take short term actions to clean up the Decker Lake Forest Products sawmill.

Photos for the week of June 13, 2012

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of June 13, 2012.


There was an increase in the amount of electronics that were recycled during last weekend's local drop off event.

Lake Babine Nation election candidates announced

There has been 26 nominated candidates for chief of Lake Babine Nation for the election this month.

Balancing act

A Burns Lake resident managed to launch a vehicle onto the retaining wall at the Lakes Artisan Centre on Friday.

Village of Burns Lake council’s plans for 2013 go unheard

Village of Burns Lake mayor and council were hoping for some feedback and suggestions from the public on their goals and objectives for 2013

Soccer drills and skills

Burns Lake Youth Soccer Club members brushed up on their soccer skills last week.

No fault system compensates injured workers

Under B.C.'s mandatory no fault system, workers relinquish their right to sue their employer.

Two thumbs up for Lakes District Secondary School’s 2012 grads

A total of 106 Grade 12 students graduated this year from Lakes District Secondary School.

Burns Lake Tragedy Fund Society update

More than $400,000 has been given to Babine Forest Products employees by the Burns Lake Tragedy Fund Society following the sawmill tragedy.

Huckleberry Mine fire sends four to Lakes District Hospital

A fire broke out at Huckleberry Mine, causing the evacuation of 15 employees and sending four to Lakes District Hospital for treatment.

Arts Fest 2012 arrives in Burns Lake

The Arts Fest 2012 exhibition has arrived at Process 4 circle arts Gallery in Burns Lake and features the work of three local artists.

WorkSafe B.C. catch Burns Lake’s Sheraton Holdings Ltd. safety issues

A recent WorkSafe BC report pointed to multiple safety issues at Comfor Services Management Ltd.'s Sheraton Holdings Ltd. sawmill.

Burns Lake’s Lakes District Secondary School benefits from dry grad funds

BC Liquor store customers donated $1040 to help Lakes District Secondary School graduates fund alcohol free events this year.

RBC helping kids

The staff at the Royal Bank of Canada Burns Lake branch barbecued up a storm recently to raise funds for the B.C. Children's Hospital.