Rod Link

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Burns Lake is one of six to get full time permanent paramedics

Eight paramedics will be needed to ensure the around the clock presence in Burns Lake

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Electric vehicle charging station at the Savory Rest Stop east of Burns Lake. (Plugshare.com photo)

Northwest B.C. electric vehicle fast chargers out of service

Replacement parts proving difficult to acquire due to supply chain disruptions

Electric vehicle charging station at the Savory Rest Stop east of Burns Lake. (Plugshare.com photo)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Granisle employees vote to unionize

Joining District of Houston workers in CUPE Local 2086

Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Granisle employees vote to unionize

Joining District of Houston workers in CUPE Local 2086

Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
An innovative project to grow forage for moose is underway in the region. (Photo courtesy Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.)

Project underway to increase moose forage

Taking place in an area east of Babine Mountains

An innovative project to grow forage for moose is underway in the region. (Photo courtesy Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.)
The Rotary Club of Burns Lake’s Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award went to Rory Creighton. (L-R) Rotary youth committee chair Brent Petersen, Rory Creighton, Steve Wilejto, rotarian Jack Brown and Sandra Barth from the Lakes District Arts Council. In front is John Barth also from the arts council. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News.)

Rory Creighton wins Rotary award

Chosen for volunteering within the community

The Rotary Club of Burns Lake’s Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award went to Rory Creighton. (L-R) Rotary youth committee chair Brent Petersen, Rory Creighton, Steve Wilejto, rotarian Jack Brown and Sandra Barth from the Lakes District Arts Council. In front is John Barth also from the arts council. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News.)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)
Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)

Unifor Local 2301 set to commence strike

The union has served a 72 hours strike notice, clearing the way for a work stoppage starting July 24

Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)
Break and enter in Granisle

Thieves strike Granisle arena

More than $28,000 worth of items stolen

Break and enter in Granisle
Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)

Campaign continues for ICBC rate fairness in rural areas

Former Telkwa mayor submits argument to provincial regulator

Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)
Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

Indigenous economic advocate seeks Conservative nomination in northwest B.C. riding

Theresa Tait-Day says the Indian Act must be abolished

Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)
MLA John Rustad in Victoria May 17, 2018. Photography by John Lehmann

North could suffer from potential boundary changes, says Liberal MLA

Fewer seats would hamper representation

MLA John Rustad in Victoria May 17, 2018. Photography by John Lehmann

Indigenous count crucial to determining services

Pandemic protection measures in place for Indigenous communities

Real estate in Houston

Real estate sales climb in Houston and Burns Lake

A very active start to 2021 in both communities

Real estate in Houston
Real estate Burns LKE

Real estate sales climb in Burns Lake

A very active start to 2021 in both communities

Real estate Burns LKE
Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)

Telus also needs to move lines at highway project site

Will use poles BC Hydro is placing

Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)
Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)

Hydro poles relocated along 6 Mile Summit project route

Passing lane addition requires poles to be moved

Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)
Medical injection (File photo)

Rustad pursues vaccination shift explanation

Priority shift draws questions from community

Medical injection (File photo)