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Monster char

Burns Lake resident Katherine Punis caught this monster char on Francois lake.

China Nose fire continues to be volatile

Crews have success, but remain on high alert as the fire continues to burn.

A & W helps MS

A&W hosted the lunch stop for 60 riders with free root beer.

Burns Lake’s food bank in need

Food bank continues to distribute food and helping those in need as it looks for more volunteers.

Can a maternity ward improve quality of care?

Lakes District News will be showcasing stories of women having babies, or who've had babies and what obstacles they've encountered.

Crown wraps up its case in Legebokoff trial break in the trial expected to last three weeks; to return Aug. 25

The Crown has wrapped up its case against accused serial killer Cody Legebokoff.

Local flavour will be showcased at the fall fair

A number of local Burns Lake musicians are set to perform at this years fall fair.

Improving care in our hospital

The new maternity ward at the hospital should be seen is a great development.

Salmon season begins in the Lakes District area

Lake Babine Nation has begun to harvest the salmon from Babine Lake at their fences near Burns Lake and Granisle.

Fires continue to burn in the Northwest

Chelaslie River fire, near Tweedsmuir Park, as of 10 a.m. on Aug. 6 the fire had burned approximately 88,600 hectares in total area.

Fire activity in the Northwest grows.

New fires pop up and current fires increase in size as forest fire activity grows worse.

Evacuation notice

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has issued an evacuation alert.

Salmon season

Cheslatta Carrier Nation processing their annual salmon harvest last week

Inquest to be held in mill explosion

A single public inquest into the deaths of four workers who died in two sawmill explosions in 2012 will take place in March of next year.

Local soccer camp fun for all

World Cup Soccer Camps came to Burns Lake last week.

Houston fire raging

The China Nose Mountain fire has rapidly expanded in the area.

Dancing in Scotland

The Bev Hughes Highland Dancers recently returned from a trip to Scotland.

Hot, dry weather spells increase in forest fires province wide

Forest fires around the province continue to burn as more aid is required to help fight the blazes.

Church in the park

A number of the churches in Burns Lake held their Sunday services outside this past weekend.

Annual Big Pig event to be held this weekend

The seventh annual Big Pig mountain bike festival will be held this weekend at Boer Mountain by the Burns Lake Mountain Bike Association.