Editorials

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

Editorial: One for the road

What does it take for a small community like Burns Lake to get new roads?

Editorial: Indian Horse deserves a longer run in Burns Lake

Powerful film about the residential school experience features local talent

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Burns Lake LDSS Graduation 2020 Parade
British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests

Editorial: Long-form journalism provides a sense of place

A Death Feast in Dimlahamid reveals worlds that can’t be contained in one text

  • Apr 11, 2018

Free child care would foster gender equality

Many women, notably those who bravely exit abusive relationships, become saddled with…

Editorial: TransCanada must cooperate with regional district

If TransCanada goes forward with its controversial plan to run a liquefied…

Medical pot facility a good opportunity

The proposed medical cannabis grow-op in Decker Lake raises some important issues…

Reflecting on Aboriginal history

The College of New Caledonia (CNC) hosted a series of events at…

My journey to the north

Last week, I stood on the vehicle deck of a ferry, gazing…

  • Mar 7, 2018

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

A sense of urgency

John Rustad was recently in Burns Lake speaking with community members about…

  • Feb 14, 2018

Relationship protocol a step in the right direction

This week Lakes District News wrote about the relationship protocol agreement that…

  • Feb 7, 2018

What I learned in Burns Lake

Some of you may have already heard that Friday will be my…

  • Jan 31, 2018

Volunteering a big thing in Burns Lake

This week Lakes District News wrote a story about the tremendous amount…

  • Jan 24, 2018

People’s perfect lives

It’s easy to feel bad about your own life after spending some…

  • Jan 15, 2018

A cautious debate in Burns Lake

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce hosted an all candidates…

  • Jan 10, 2018

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

A defining year ahead for Burns Lake

Whenever I tell my friends from out of town that I am…

  • Jan 3, 2018

Real cost of living in northern B.C.

This week Lakes District News wrote a story about the Regional District…

  • Dec 27, 2017

Miserable winters?

I bet a lot of local residents were surprised last week when…

  • Dec 18, 2017