Local News

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Burns Lake

Conditions are favourable for strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain

  • Jul 17th, 2018

School district faces challenge to fill vacant positions

Finds itself in competition with other districts

Burns Lake council raises concern over zebra and quagga mussels

Council urges the provincial government to increase funding to protect B.C. lakes

  • Jul 4th, 2018
1,000 Yard Shoot, Burns Lake
Comfor expansion announced by B.C. minister of forests
Grizzly bear gets a little too closer to Squamish kayaker
Trudeau on why he sees the need for new border security portfolio

Five Burns Lake friends win the lottery

They look forward to more quality time with family

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Burns Lake councillor disagrees with village’s communication process

“I feel individuals should be allowed to comment their own opinions”

  • Jul 3rd, 2018

Coastal Gaslink pipeline contractors tentatively hired

LNG Canada and TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Connect people with jobs in Smithers.

Village payroll drops from 2016 to 2017

Village finance info posted each June

Lake Babine Nation to acquire fishing lodge

To be first of many provincial land transfers

Improvements coming to Wistaria Hall

Work to lengthen life of structure

Former mayor back in court July 19

Scheduled to choose method of trial

Practical nursing program fills many needs

It’s a first for the community and the north

Gordon Alec is Lake Babine Nation’s new chief

He received 307 votes while incumbent Chief Wilf Adam received 275

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Coastal GasLink awards $620 million in contracting opportunities to First Nations

“It’s great to have finally reached this point,” says Burns Lake Band Chief

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Maxan Lake fire under control

One of the largest to break out in the Lakes District and beyond

B.C. man wins job he was denied after saying he had depression

Transport Canada has been order to give Chris Hughes a high-level job and nearly $500,000