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.

Mayor Luke Strimbold.

Village of Burns Lake completes organizational staff review

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

Mayor Luke Strimbold.
Hay crops for local farmers this season is estimated to be significantly lower than what is normally brought in due to the recent hot weather.

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.

Hay crops for local farmers this season is estimated to be significantly lower than what is normally brought in due to the recent hot weather.
Andre Dube poses with his plaque that he received after being awarded with the 2014 Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award  at the Burns Lake Mountain Bike Associations bike camp. Dube will be donating his half of the $500 prize money to the mountain bike association’s bike camps. Dube has been a regular volunteer for the mountain bike association

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.

Andre Dube poses with his plaque that he received after being awarded with the 2014 Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award  at the Burns Lake Mountain Bike Associations bike camp. Dube will be donating his half of the $500 prize money to the mountain bike association’s bike camps. Dube has been a regular volunteer for the mountain bike association
The Black Spruce Bog.

Black Spruce Bog plays the legion

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

The Black Spruce Bog.
Lake Babine Nation member wins gold at indigenous games.

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.

Lake Babine Nation member wins gold at indigenous games.
Train collides with loaded logging truck.

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.

Train collides with loaded logging truck.

Babine Lake Community Forest

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

The Burns Lake fastpitch season is in full swing.

Batter up

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

The Burns Lake fastpitch season is in full swing.
(L-R) Mark Neave

Funding for Francois Lake

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

(L-R) Mark Neave

Recommendations implemented at WorkSafe

Provincial government promises to implement all 43 new recommendations.

The Babine Forest Products mill is the newest and most efficient mill in the Nadina Forest District. Timber supply is projected to drop in the next seven years.

Forecasting the timber supply

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

The Babine Forest Products mill is the newest and most efficient mill in the Nadina Forest District. Timber supply is projected to drop in the next seven years.
Burns Lake’s bottle depot is one of four facilities in the regional district that accepts both beverage containers and used electronics for recycling.

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.

Burns Lake’s bottle depot is one of four facilities in the regional district that accepts both beverage containers and used electronics for recycling.
Mountain bluet is a taprooted herb. It prefers full sun and dry to medium wet conditions. The petals are typically purple in colour.

Invasive species in Burns Lake

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

Mountain bluet is a taprooted herb. It prefers full sun and dry to medium wet conditions. The petals are typically purple in colour.
Bike riders from Texas passed through 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.

Bike riders from Texas passed through Burns Lake
CN Rail’s train tracks travel through the heart of Burns Lake’s business centre. The tracks are approximately a mere 40 feet from post office and business located on Government Street

Land based spill plan

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

CN Rail’s train tracks travel through the heart of Burns Lake’s business centre. The tracks are approximately a mere 40 feet from post office and business located on Government Street

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?

The forest fire near the Chelaslie River continues to burn. As of Monday morning the fire had burned approximately 50

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.

The forest fire near the Chelaslie River continues to burn. As of Monday morning the fire had burned approximately 50