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Head-turner

This juvenile Pine Grosbeak certainly found something interesting and turned back his head to look, when local Wren Gilgan captured this photo. (Wren Gilgan photo/Lakes District News)
Burns Lake storywalk popular despite snow

Burns Lake storywalk popular despite snow

The Lakes Literacy’s concept of holding storywalks has continued to remain popular throughout Burns Lake, despite cold weather and snow. Meredith Alec was spotted at the latest storywalk set up at the Lakes District Secondary School track, enjoying the new story. The concept that was brought to the village by former Lakes Literacy coordinator Jennifer Petersen has been continued with additional stories by the newest coordinator Ellie Jones. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
Fresh snow at Omineca Ski Club

Fresh snow at Omineca Ski Club

Last week on Wednesday, it finally snowed after several days of above zero temperature and rain. The fresh snow and improved weather for the mountains meant fresh grooming out at the Omineca Ski Club. (Omineca Ski Club photo/Lakes District News)
Burns Lake’s BonHomme contest winners

Burns Lake’s BonHomme contest winners

In recognition of Winter Carnival Week the French Immersion PAC, with the help of Burns Lake & Chamber of Commerce and Lakes District News had held a “find BonHomme” contest. The community members were encouraged to find the poster of the French snowman BonHomme at various local businesses. Cheyenne Leween and Hope Shumka won the contest and were each given toques, a movie pass and a Chamber of Commerce gift card. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
A moose sighting

A moose sighting

While local Wren Gilgan was just planning to have a cup of coffee to begin his day on a chilly morning last week, this moose visitor decided to show up and gave him quite a pose. (Wren Gilgan photo/Lakes District News)
LDAC presents paintings from Albert Gerow and more

LDAC presents paintings from Albert Gerow and more

LDAC’s second virtual concert and art show released
VIDEO: BonHomme crowned victor

VIDEO: BonHomme crowned victor

The exciting race between the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch, BonHomme and Lakey the Moose ended with BonHomme taking the crown.
Newsie and Bonhomme’s special appearance

Newsie and Bonhomme’s special appearance

On Feb. 16, the Canadian Parents for French (CPF) PAC gave winter festivities a refreshing twist due to COVID-19 restrictions. The PAC arranged for the Burns Lake Fire department’s fire truck to bring Winter Carnival’s Bonhomme de Neige and Newsie, the Lakes District News mascot, to William Konkin Elementary School (WKE) to kick off the Winter Carnival.
VIDEO: Warm-up begins! Who will win the race?

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

The exciting race between the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch, BonHomme and Lakey the Moose is soon going to start. The Omineca Ski Club Sasquatch who lives on the Omineca Ski Club trails, Burns Lake’s very own Lakey the Moose, and all the way from Quebec, Winter Canival’s Bonhomme de Neige were caught on camera warming up before the race.
Magnificent sunset views south of Decker

Magnificent sunset views south of Decker

This beautiful sunset scene was captured last week by Burns Lake resident Jason Steinke, just south of Decker Lake. What seems to be a blanket of snow is actually low lying clouds. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)