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OSC Sasquatch, BonHomme and Lakey the Moose racing towards the finish line. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

VIDEO: BonHomme crowned victor

The exciting race between the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch, BonHomme and…

Newsie and Bonhomme at WKE. (Laura Blackwell photo/Lakes District News)

Newsie and Bonhomme’s special appearance

On Feb. 16, the Canadian Parents for French (CPF) PAC gave winter…

  • Feb 17, 2021
SKI Race. (Omineca Ski Club photo/Lakes District News)

VIDEO: Warm-up begins! Who will win the race?

The exciting race between the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch, BonHomme and…

Scene south of Decker

Magnificent sunset views south of Decker

This beautiful sunset scene was captured last week by Burns Lake resident…

  • Feb 12, 2021
Scene south of Decker
Flooded timber in Ootsa Lake. (Mike Robertson photo/Lakes District News)

LDAC’s first virtual concert and art show of the year released

The first Lakes District Arts Council (LDAC) virtual performance and Off The…

  • Feb 3, 2021
Flooded timber in Ootsa Lake. (Mike Robertson photo/Lakes District News)
Club President Agathe found Randy the OSC Sasquatch working on his OOOFER Challenge. (Omineca Ski Club photo/Lakes District News) - FOR WEB ONLY

Omineca Ski Club Sasquatch’s OOOHFR challenge participation

Club President Agathe Bernard found Randy the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch…

  • Feb 3, 2021
Club President Agathe found Randy the OSC Sasquatch working on his OOOFER Challenge. (Omineca Ski Club photo/Lakes District News) - FOR WEB ONLY
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BonHomme takes the crown
Schitt's Creek leads Canadian Golden Globes nominations
Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic inspires hundreds
Dan Levy: 'Schitt's Creek' Emmy wins 'like a dream'
MacEwen Children's library hosting contest. (Laura Blackwell photo/Lakes District News)

MacEwen Children’s Library asking community to name its tree

The Burns Lake Public Library’s newly renovated and opened MacEwen Children’s library…

  • Jan 27, 2021
MacEwen Children's library hosting contest. (Laura Blackwell photo/Lakes District News)
Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)

Roy Henry Vickers and Lizzie Snow release second collaborative artwork

“What an honour to be able to hear his stories about First Nations culture, symbolism and rituals.”

Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)
sanata breakfast

Breakfast with Santa in Burns Lake

Part of the Fun Frost Family Festival organized by the Burns Lake…

  • Dec 2, 2020
sanata breakfast
Ronny Berndorff's art. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

LDAC’s fourth virtual event is out

Here comes Lakes District Arts Council’s fourth virtual event of the 20/21…

  • Nov 25, 2020
Ronny Berndorff's art. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
Tonye Aganaba, the Vancouver-based hip-hop artist will be featured in the next virtual event. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

The third LDAC concert and Off the Wall art show is out

The council’s preliminary survey results shows high levels of satisfaction

  • Oct 26, 2020
Tonye Aganaba, the Vancouver-based hip-hop artist will be featured in the next virtual event. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
Dale Kalhood's Looking West, Gerrow Island painting. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

The second LDAC concert and Off the Wall art show

The arts council send off their second virtual show over the Thanksgiving weekend

  • Oct 14, 2020
Dale Kalhood's Looking West, Gerrow Island painting. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
Gemma Elliott’s solo art show at the Lakes District Museum and Gallery in September
Gemma Elliott’s solo art show at the Lakes District Museum and Gallery in September
Gordon Oxendale was the featured artist last Friday for the LDAC booth. He played several Beatles tunes on his piano. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)

An update on Lakes District Arts Council’s 2020-21 plans

Season performances from January to April 2021 now ‘on hold’

  • Aug 26, 2020
Gordon Oxendale was the featured artist last Friday for the LDAC booth. He played several Beatles tunes on his piano. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)
The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores

The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores

From a pharmacy to a place to hang out for the unemployed during the Great Depression

  • Aug 19, 2020
The long history of Burns Lake’s drug stores
LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market

LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market

The Tweedsmuir Fiddlers entertained shoppers with their performance two weeks back during…

  • Aug 12, 2020
LDAC features Tweedsmuir Fiddlers and Thea Neumann at Burns Lake Community Market
Smoldering ruins of the Burns Lake Community Hall, after the second fire which burned on January 15, 1954. Located at corner of Second Avenue and Highway 16. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

Understanding the life story of Burns Lake’s community hall

A gathering place that survived massive disasters

  • Aug 12, 2020
Smoldering ruins of the Burns Lake Community Hall, after the second fire which burned on January 15, 1954. Located at corner of Second Avenue and Highway 16. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake

The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake

The school by the Catholic Diocese of Caledonia was rebuilt in 1960

  • Aug 5, 2020
The 1959 fire that destroyed the public school on Third Avenue in Burns Lake
Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club

Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club

Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club is back with their summer offerings.…

  • Jul 15, 2020
Trap shooting for Thursdays back at Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club
John Gelz with gasoline pump from the Coombes Brothers garage. (Submitted)

The Coombe brothers; well-read gentlemen

© 2019 Michael Riis-Christianson and the Lakes District Museum Society Fred and…

  • Jul 15, 2020
John Gelz with gasoline pump from the Coombes Brothers garage. (Submitted)