Life

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Lakes District News readers can now win $1000

Readers have to complete an online survey to enter prize draws

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

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REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Canucks Playroom offers fun space for sick kids at BC Children's Hospital
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

Medical wait times cost B.C. patients $2,300 each

New Fraser Institute report places B.C. at second worst in costs associated with long wait times

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Improving students’ mental health 

A health fair was hosted for students last week in Burns Lake

  • May 17th, 2017

Burns Lake garden keeps improving

A wheelchair-accessible outhouse is among the improvements 

CANADA 150: Explore the first oilsands processing site

Explore the isolated place where the first experimental oilsands processing took place nearly a century ago.

Burns Lake student competes in quilt challenge

Adrienne Bender is one of 47 quilters competing in the Canadian Quilters’ Association’s 2017 youth quilt challenge

  • May 10th, 2017

Burns Lake hosts annual dog show 

The Lakes District Kennel Club hosted their annual dog show last weekend

  • May 10th, 2017

Fast food for ospreys

An osprey skillfully catches a fish with its talons in Burns Lake

  • May 3rd, 2017

CANADA 150: The story of Canada’s first women’s shelter

Today, Canada has hundreds of shelters that give women a chance to escape abusive relationships

CANADA 150: Canadian inventors have changed the world

Without the Canadians of inventions like zippers, garbage bags the world would prove more difficult

Burns Lake women empowered by writing

Writing has helped them keep memories alive and educate people

Cedric awards deadline extended

Senior writers are getting an extra month to submit their work to the third annual Cedric Literary Awards

Burns Lake egg hunt attracts dozens of children 

A rainy morning did not discourage the dozens of children who showed up at Spirit Square last Saturday

  • Apr 19th, 2017