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Canada day celebrations from 2019 at Spirit Square in Burns Lake. (File photo/Lakes District News)

Village of Burns Lake takes over Canada Day planning

Previously organized by Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce

Canada day celebrations from 2019 at Spirit Square in Burns Lake. (File photo/Lakes District News)
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After school activities at William Konkin Elementary in Burns Lake

An after school program is being run through the Lakeside Multiplex and…

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Six Nations of Burns Lake logo contest winner

Dawn-Star Pierre, a 16-year-old member of Lake Babine Nation was the winner…

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Ken Lavigne will be performing his show ‘3 Knights with a Tenor’ om April 22 in Burns Lake. (Ken Lavigne photo/Lakes District News)

Next live music show in Burns Lake

Ken Lavigne to perform ‘Three Knights with a Tenor’

Ken Lavigne will be performing his show ‘3 Knights with a Tenor’ om April 22 in Burns Lake. (Ken Lavigne photo/Lakes District News)
The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)

Cariboo Art Beat workshops combine fire and art

Williams Lake workshops help build bridges between First Nations and government

The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)
Big Eutsuk Lake, to the west, is still known for its outstanding beauty. (Doug Van Tine photo/Lakes District News)

Looking back at the beautiful lakes in the area

Contributed by Doug Van Tine Big Eutsuk Lake, to the west, is…

  • Apr 13, 2022
Big Eutsuk Lake, to the west, is still known for its outstanding beauty. (Doug Van Tine photo/Lakes District News)
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Rock climbing fun in Burns Lake

Kids from Burns Lake got a chance to practice their rock climbing…

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Hand sanitizer donation to seniors homes in Burns Lake

Lakes District Senior Housing Association Administrator Wendy Hiebert accepted a donation of…

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Burns Lake residents stand for Ukraine

(L-R) Sashka Macievich and Dean Lacey from Burns Lake showed their support…

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Oak Bay High students Kaelyn Bonner and Katherine Lee do preflight checks at the Victoria Flying Club, ahead of their discovery flight as part of the aviation and design program offered through the Greater Victoria School District. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)

Oak Bay student among those high on aviation possibilities

Greater Victoria School District helps kids fly with aviation and design program

Oak Bay High students Kaelyn Bonner and Katherine Lee do preflight checks at the Victoria Flying Club, ahead of their discovery flight as part of the aviation and design program offered through the Greater Victoria School District. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)
Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

8-year-old Lower Mainland resident sells paintings to help Ukrainians

Ava Gambling and her brother James, 4, raised more than $1,000

Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
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Stamp of approval from Burns Lake grouse

Gordon Flegg reconnected with his good friend Buddy the ruffed grouse, and…

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Lego hour at Burns Lake Public library

Kids ages 6-12 in Burns Lake are welcome to enjoy Lego hour…

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Geese caught in the 1940s in the Lakes District. (Doug Van Tine photo/Lakes District News)

Early days in the Lakes District

Contributed by Doug Van Tine The country was spectacular. We were able…

  • Mar 30, 2022
Geese caught in the 1940s in the Lakes District. (Doug Van Tine photo/Lakes District News)
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Pub N’ Tandoori Grill in Burns Lake serves lunch to students

Students at Francois Lake Elementary enjoyed a free lunch on March 16,…

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Thirsty bird in Burns Lake

This image of a pileated woodpecker taking a sip of water was…

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Cat walk on the trails near Burns Lake

Schmidt the cat decided to take a walk on the trails with…

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Accumulated pelts from Van tine guiding expeditions. (Doug Vantine photo/Lakes District News)

Van tine guiding through the years

Contributed by Doug Van Tine Our money was very short so in…

  • Mar 23, 2022
Accumulated pelts from Van tine guiding expeditions. (Doug Vantine photo/Lakes District News)
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St. Patty’s Day at Omineca Ski Club in Burns Lake

Top of the mornin’ to ya…the Omineca Ski Club held a St.…

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Aboriginal history and sharing week at CNC in Burns Lake

It was Aboriginal history and sharing week at the College of New…

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