Rebecca Billard

Burns Lake Band’s Rainbow Motel gets torn down

Burns Lake Band is currently in the midst of upgrading the gas station at the Rainbow Motel and looking into other possibilities.

Photos for the week of May 30, 2012

Lakes District News photos from around town for the week of May 30, 2012.

Sullivan Motor Products helping out

Jack Brown Burns Lake Tragedy Fund Society treasurer accepts a cheque on behalf of the society.

New WorkSafe B.C. report focuses on wood dust

WorkSafe B.C. have released 395 page report focussing on best practices for workplace wood dust this month.

Stay of proceedings in Burns Lake RCMP and Redwood trial

After three years of trial postponements Burns Lake RCMP requested a stay of proceedings in the Redwood trial.

Grassy Plains Mudbogs

Bright sunshine and warm weather set the mood for attendance for this May long weekend occasion.

Hampton Affiliates’ Decker Lake Forest Products ordered to clean up their act

WorkSafe BC issued several clean up orders and an order of non compliance to Hampton Affiliates' Decker Lake Forest Products recently.

Minerals North a booming success for Burns Lake

Mayor Luke Strimbold said that Burns Lake's Minerals North 2012 was an outstanding success.

Rare visitor

Local resident Helene Brunette snapped this photo of a Eurasian Collared Dove South of Burns Lake.

Lakes District Secondary School breakfast program launched

Rio Tinto Alcan provides $109,000 in annual funding to benefit Nechako water shed area students

Village of Burns Lake’s downtown design renderings presented

Village of Burns Lake council were updated on the latest plans for phase one of the downtown revitalization project

Timber supply hitch for Sheraton Holdings Ltd.

Babine Forest Products hold up with log delivery to Sheraton Holdings Ltd.

Working together is better

An increased focus on Burns Lake's economic development leads to another economic development officer position proposed

Comfor Management Services Ltd. board discuss hiring a new financial auditor

Burns Lake's Comfor Management Services Ltd. board discuss best business practices in the hiring of an auditor

BC Hydro say there is no issues with smart meter data transmission

BC Hydro say there is several options for transmitting smart meter data from Burns Lake and the Lakes District

Burns Lake teen arrested for Chassidy Charlie homicide

A lengthy investigation ends with arrest of 17 year old Burns Lake male for second degree murder

Cree musician

Ed Peekeekoot a Cree singer-songwriter, and story-teller will be today’s performer at the Minerals North Conference.

WorkSafe B.C. zero in on possible areas of interest at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mill

Ignition sources at Burns Lake and Prince George sawmills appear to have been located at the conveyor level

Welcome all delegates to Minerals North 2012

Minerals North 2012 conference will kick off today and bring in more than 400 visitors to Burns Lake.

Photos for the week of May 23, 2012

Lakes District News photos from around town for the week of May 23, 2012