Southside barn still standing after 100 years

In 1910 William Bickle rode horseback from Hazelton to the Southside and established a homestead in what is now the Tatalrose area.

In 1910 William (Billy) Bickle rode horseback from Hazelton to the Southside and established a homestead in what is now the Tatalrose area. In 1912 he built a large log barn.

In 1910 William (Billy) Bickle rode horseback from Hazelton to the Southside and established a homestead in what is now the Tatalrose area. In 1912 he built a large log barn.

100 years later Billy’s son Ian came back to the Lakes District from his home in New Zealand and met up with Billy’s grandson Bruce Bickle of Langley to visit with friends in the area .

They went to see the old  homestead and were pleased to find that the barn is still standing with most of the roof still intact.

 

Just Posted

Burns Lake marks 100 years since Armistice

Burns Lake residents on Nov. 11 held a Remembrance Day ceremony at… Continue reading

B.C. Legions in need of young members to continue aiding veterans into the future

Lest we forget what thousands of men and women did to fight for Canada’s freedoms – but without new membership, many Legion chapters face dwindling numbers

North Coast figure skater to star in Dancing On Ice

Carlotta Edwards learned to skate in Prince Rupert, before becoming a star with millions of viewers

Babine mill workers suspend strike

Workers at the Babine Forest Products Mill in Burns Lake have suspended… Continue reading

Aid drives come to rescue of Grassy Plains Store fire victims

Three GoFundMe webpages for fire victims.

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

Feds dropped ball with WWI anniversary tributes: historians

Wrote one historian: ‘Other than the Vimy Ridge celebration … I think they have done a very bad job’

Sides ‘far apart’ in Canada Post talks despite mediation, says union

The lack of a breakthrough means rotating strikes will resume Tuesday

Feds’ appeal of solitary confinement decision in B.C. to be heard

Judge ruled in January that indefinite such confinement is unconstitutional, causes permanent harm

B.C. health care payroll tax approved, takes effect Jan. 1

Employers calculating cost, including property taxes increases

Nunavut urges new plan to deal with too many polar bears

Territory recommends a proposal that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking

Shelter struggles: Landlord takes over rental unit whenever visiting B.C. town

Renter’s story highlights how hard it is to find accommodation in Revelstoke

Lack of public response threatens B.C. referendum credibility

Of the few who have voted, poll finds most rejected proportional representation

Tentative deal reached in NHL concussion lawsuit

More than 100 former players accused the league of failing to better prevent head trauma

Most Read