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COVID-19 cases grow to 13 at B.C. First Nation near Fort St. James

“This is very serious,” says Nak’azdli Whut’en Chief

Cullen confirmed as B.C. NDP candidate for Stikine despite party’s equity policy

Former Tahltan Central Government President Annita McPhee said the process made her feel “abused”

Village of Burns Lake hoping to get a funding extension on a $100,000 grant

The BC Government’s Rural Dividend Fund extension would help revamp the village

2020 Business Excellence Awards — A smaller affair

The Burns Lake & District Chamber of Commerce to host a limited-entry awards night

Freeport — the camp site that was the region’s largest community

A story of the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

  • Sep 23, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry thanks supporters after threats
Conservatives reject throne speech, NDP wants to see concrete action before supporting it
New throne speech lays out big plans to fight COVID-19, aid recovery
RCMP search apartment in ricin White House letter case

CAO Sheryl Worthing receives Silver Pin for 25 years service

Sheryl Worthing, the Chief Administrative Officer for the Village of Burns Lake,…

  • Sep 23, 2020

Water Treatment Plant expected to be completed by Spring 2021

The new plant will filter manganese from the village water

Burns Lake Minor Hockey practices resume for the season

Now that the ice is finally in and the arena is back…

  • Sep 23, 2020

LDAC’s first virtual concert and Off the Wall Art Show for the 2020-21 season

The virtual concert and show put in place to abide by the Covid restrictions

  • Sep 23, 2020

Burns Lake Medical Clinic gets a new doctor

Dr. Deon Botha will be in Burns Lake for two weeks every month

The Village of Burns Lake forms an Economic Development Committee

Hopes to help businesses in the village recover from the pandemic

Village of Granisle orders derelict buildings demolished

Buildings considered unsafe and an eyesore

Francois Lake fisherman reels in $200,000 lottery win at Burns Lake Chevron

Devin Remanda, a Francois Lake resident, was picking up a few items…

  • Sep 23, 2020

Burns Lake to get a pedestrian-activated light

The blind turn at the RBC crossing to get safer

  • Sep 23, 2020

Local food bank receives a $1,028 donation from Burns Lake Pizza

Burns Lake Pizza raised over $1,000 through a fundraiser they hosted on…

  • Sep 23, 2020

Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities

Province announces milestone in Childcare BC plan

Lake Babine Nation to receive $200 million in benefits through landmark agreement

“It is a grand day today for Lake Babine Nation,” said Chief on signing agreement with Canada, B.C.

Single-engine aircraft crashes near Telkwa

Two occupants of the plane sustained minor injuries and were transported to hospital

Anne Marie Sam seeks NDP nomination for Nechako Lakes riding

She also ran in 2017 but was defeated by BC Liberal John Rustad