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Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee

Woman seeking nearly $10K, says employee failed to put lid on properly

Freezing water show

Every winter, one of the coolest things people are doing is throwing…

  • Jan 22, 2020

Citizen of the year and decade nominations

This year the Bill Konkin Citizen of the Year Award Committee is…

  • Jan 22, 2020

Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake

Sale prices also increase in the communities

Leadership dispute hinders Babine Lake ComFor

Two groups claim to be the legitimate board members

  • Jan 22, 2020

Vehicles couldn’t stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident

Four vehicles involved, three people were injured

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Burns Lake splash park one step closer to reality

Outdoor ice rink currently not included in the project

  • Jan 22, 2020

Vehicles couldn’t stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident

Four vehicles involved, three people were injured

B.C. premier talks forestry, service needs with handful of northern mayors in Prince George

Prince George meeting completes premier’s tour of Kitimat, Terrace, Fort St. James and Quesnel

Burns Lake breaks temperature records amid cold snap

It’s no surprise that the ongoing blast of winter broke a handful…

  • Jan 20, 2020

BC Green Party leader visits Wet’suwet’en camps at heart of pipeline conflict

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada and First Nations

Coastal GasLink repeats desire for meeting with hereditary chiefs

Coastal GasLink says they’re ready to meet with the hereditary chiefs at their convenience

Crown won’t appeal sentence in child sex assault case of former Burns Lake mayor

B.C. Prosecution Service said sentence doesn’t meet standard for appeal

Northern B.C. cities break temperature records amid cold snap

Quesnel dipped to -41.9 C, breaking a record from 1916

Burns Lake council remuneration increases

Council members increase their pay by two per cent

  • Jan 16, 2020

Miscommunication led to three people turned away at pipeline checkpoint: RCMP

Mounties were installing new access procedures after checkpoint was set up for Coastal GasLink site

Satellite dish catches fire in Burns Lake

The Burns Lake Fire and Rescue Department extinguished a satellite dish fire…

  • Jan 15, 2020

Burns Lake council defers decision on Industrial Park

Village staff directed to do further research on the project

  • Jan 15, 2020

Some Burns Lakers unimpressed by MSP elimination

‘Wake up people, you’re still paying MSP’

  • Jan 15, 2020