Editorials

Miserable winters?

Miserable winters?

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

  • Dec 18, 2017
Miserable winters?
Parents & technology

Parents & technology

Every time I cover any event that involves children, I find myself…

  • Dec 11, 2017
Parents & technology
Interesting chat with Lakes District Maintenance

Interesting chat with Lakes District Maintenance

This week I had an interesting chat with Lakes District Maintenance’s (LDM)…

  • Dec 6, 2017
Interesting chat with Lakes District Maintenance
Awkward face-to-face interactions

Awkward face-to-face interactions

Is technology making it more difficult for people to interact in “real…

  • Nov 29, 2017
Awkward face-to-face interactions
Overuse of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics

This week Lakes District News wrote about the overuse of antibiotics in…

  • Nov 21, 2017
Overuse of antibiotics
Not outdoorsy after all

Not outdoorsy after all

If there’s one thing I learned after living in Burns Lake for…

  • Nov 14, 2017
Not outdoorsy after all
Mountain biking and skiing success in Burns Lake

Mountain biking and skiing success in Burns Lake

Pat Dubé, a member of the Burns Lake Mountain Biking Association (BLMBA),…

  • Nov 7, 2017
Mountain biking and skiing success in Burns Lake
Our enlisted men deserve better

Our enlisted men deserve better

Editor: The federal liberal government recently announced that Canada is looking to…

  • Nov 1, 2017
Our enlisted men deserve better
Indoor field facility

Indoor field facility

This week Lakes District News wrote about an idea being discussed by…

  • Nov 1, 2017
Indoor field facility
New ideas brewing in Burns Lake

New ideas brewing in Burns Lake

Two inspiring events were held at the Heritage Centre last week as…

  • Oct 25, 2017
New ideas brewing in Burns Lake
Burns Lake council creates guidelines

Burns Lake council creates guidelines

Village council has asked staff to create a seemingly unnecessary policy. The…

  • Oct 18, 2017
Burns Lake council creates guidelines
College of New Caledonia’s confusing explanation

College of New Caledonia’s confusing explanation

This week Lakes District News attempted to ask the College of New…

  • Oct 11, 2017
College of New Caledonia’s confusing explanation
Wine tab on the rise

Wine tab on the rise

Unless you’re able to live on a desert island without access to…

  • Oct 4, 2017
Wine tab on the rise
Odd northern Canada seasons

Odd northern Canada seasons

When I was living in northern Saskatchewan, my former boss took me…

  • Sep 27, 2017
Odd northern Canada seasons
Administration mess in Burns Lake

Administration mess in Burns Lake

When I first moved to Burns Lake three years ago, I was…

  • Sep 20, 2017
Administration mess in Burns Lake
Lack of transportation options in northern B.C.

Lack of transportation options in northern B.C.

Northern B.C. leaders, the provincial government, Highway of Tears advocates and northern…

  • Sep 13, 2017
Lack of transportation options in northern B.C.
Not sorry for Greyhound

Not sorry for Greyhound

Last week Greyhound announced that it will discontinue its passenger service between…

  • Sep 6, 2017
Not sorry for Greyhound
A growing concern in Burns Lake

A growing concern in Burns Lake

This week we wrote a story about council planning to meet with…

  • Aug 30, 2017
A growing concern in Burns Lake
Minimum wage debate

Minimum wage debate

Few topics are as controversial right now in Canada as raising the…

  • Aug 23, 2017
Minimum wage debate
Burns Lake should become a mountain biking town

Burns Lake should become a mountain biking town

As Burns Lake is currently trying to diversify its local economy and…

  • Aug 16, 2017
Burns Lake should become a mountain biking town