Rebecca Billard

Village of Burns Lake’s ball hockey season underway

The Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena was buzzing with activity during a local ball hockey league game.

Decker Lake Elementary School students graduate from Burns Lake RCMP’s DARE program

Twenty six Grade 6 Decker Lake Elementary School students graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

Lake Babine Nation youth centre keeping Burns Lake kids entertained

Lake Babine Nation is encouraging local youth to be more productive and keep off the streets and out of trouble by opening a youth centre.

Long service

Surprise awards were handed out by Mayor Luke Strimbold during a BBQ lunch for Village of Burns Lake staff last week.

BC Hydro, we need growth

Most future capital investment in Burns Lake and the Lakes District is hinged on a BC Hydro transmission infrastructure expansion.

Bike rodeo

Burns Lake RCMP recently hosted a bike rodeo at Spirit Square recently.

BC Hydro prepares for increased Kitimat LNG demand

Canada LNG's development in Kitimat has prompted BC Hydro to look at investing $1.1 billion in upgrades to Northern B.C. infrastructure .

Photos for the week of June 6, 2012

Photos from around Burns Lake for the week of June 6, 2012.

Hampton Affiliates wants Lakes District public support

Hampton Affiliates are asking for public support to ensure lakes timber supply is restricted for harvesting by Lakes District area mills.

Gardening advice

Barbara Rayment was at Honeysuckle Garden Centre recently offering expert advice on how to plant a garden that will thrive in the North.

Returning of the Spirits; an emotional day for the Cheslatta Carrier Nation community

The 'Returning of the Spirits' ceremony followed a March 2012 discovery of human bones washed ashore from Cheslatta Lake.

Burns Lake Pinnacle Pellet emissions follow up

The Ministry of Environment is still keeping tabs on Burns Lake Pinnacle Pellet emissions following a troubled commissioning phase.

Medal haul

Lakes Tae Kwon-Do instructor Jeannette Frose and 17 of her students competed in the 2012 Provincial Championships in Smithers last month.

Cheslatta Carrier Nation’s Returning of the Spirits

Cheslatta Carrier Nation member Rose Jack proudly walked with posters of her ancestors.

Private Pacific Trails Pipeline meeting held in Burns Lake

Pacific Trails Pipelines looking at possible pipeline route amendments to appease Lakes District area residents.

Burns Lake’s Tweedsmuir Cavaliers Saddle Club looking to boost membership

Burns Lake's Tweedsmuir Cavaliers Saddle Club members organized a work bee in a bid to tidy up the club’s Eagle Creek grounds last week.

Birthday celebrations

Three local residents celebrated their birthdays together last week at the Royal Canadian Legion branch number 50.

Madison Scott disappearance still remains a mystery

As the one year anniversary of the disappearance of Madison Scott looms, extensive search efforts have failed to locate her.

Lakes District Secondary School dance class going ‘Gaga’

Lakes District Secondary School and community members stood untied against bullying through the 'Born to be Brave' event.

Burns Lake at its best

The 2012 Minerals North Conference was a golden opportunity for Burns Lake and the Lakes District to shine.