Steven Maisey

Investment pays off for Pinnacle

The investment on the new wet electrostatic precipitator pays dividend for wood pellet company in latest Ministry of Environment test.

Volunteer work is alive and well

It has been said that volunteerism is dead, that many would prefer to write a cheque rather than donate their time to something.

Village of Burns Lake completes organizational staff review

The Village of Burns Lake eliminates jobs to save money and become more efficient.

Outlook for hay crop is poor for locals

The outlook for the hay crops for Burns Lake farmers this year is not good, according to a number of reports from farmers in the area.

Setting a good example for Burns Lake’s youth

The 2014 Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award recipient is named by the Rotary Club of Burns Lake.

Black Spruce Bog plays the legion

This Northern B.C. group mixes the sounds of bluegrass, folk, funk, jazz and rock n roll.

Lake Babine Nation member wins gold at indigenous games

Shelby Tom, of the Lake Babine Nation, won a gold medal playing on Team B.C. U19 Male Softball Team at the North American Indigenous Games.

Train collides with loaded logging truck

A CN Rail train derailed Friday morning near Decker Lake Forest Products due to a collision with a loaded logging truck.

Babine Lake Community Forest

Community forest society partnership between Granisle and Lake Babine Nation looks for cost affordable solutions.

Batter up

The Burns Lake fastpitch season is in full swing with four teams battling it out to see who will reign supreme.

Funding for Francois Lake

An addition to the Francois Lake Community Hall will be constructed and a new sound system will be purchased.

Recommendations implemented at WorkSafe

Provincial government promises to implement all 43 new recommendations.

Forecasting the timber supply

What the current and future timber supply means for Northwest B.C.’s sawmills.

Review of Encorp Pacific’s Return-It new work

Encorp Pacific president gives presentation to the regional district regarding Encorp’s Return-It program in the area.

Invasive species in Burns Lake

What is being done to stop the spread of invasive plants in Burns Lake.

Riding to fight cancer

Bike riders from Texas passed through Burns Lake on July 17 as they made their way up to Alaska.

Land based spill plan

Communities within the regional district deem plan for oil spills to be unreasonable.

Medals for Burns Lake at games

There were two athletes from Burns Lake that competed in the summer games this year for the Northwest region.

Rail isn’t an option either

When is our community going to stop being asked to assume all the risk so big industry can reap the benefits?

Forest fires continue to burn in the Northwest as help is flown in

An additional 200 out of province firefighters flown in to help fight B.C.’s forest fires.