Local News

No solutions for Burns Lake yet after UBCM discussions

Topics include connectivity, medevac and mental health

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Burns Lake Public Library seeks more funding

Council supports resolution asking the province for more funding

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Snow covered semi

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Petition asks Skin Tyee First Nation’s chief to resign

Over a third of members have signed the petition

  • Feb 14th, 2018

A bleak picture of the forest industry in northern B.C.

John Rustad spoke in Burns Lake about current challenges

  • Feb 14th, 2018
Burns Lake byelection candidates debate
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters
Boushie's family say they have little faith in justice system
Protesters call for change after Gerald Stanley's acquittal

School District 91 uses videos to recruit teachers

Burns Lake teachers talk about their experiences living up north

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Blackwater Project “stalled,” says Rustad

The project’s original construction start date was 2015

  • Feb 14th, 2018

B.C. Health Minister announces plan for new hospital in Terrace

“This means more beds, a level three trauma centre, better surgery and better care,” Health Minister Adrian Dix said.

Highway 16 travel advisory

DriveBC does not recommend travel from 30 km east of Burns Lake to 13 km east of Prince Rupert.

Grant funding needed for Eighth Avenue in Burns Lake

The village expects a decision by the end of March

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Burns Lake Industrial Site services a possibility

The area is not connected to the village’s water and sewer system

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Study: Tobacco minimum age law effective

Study author believes raising minimum age could reduce youth smoking

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Relationship protocol between First Nations and local governments in the works

A second draft of the protocol agreement is now being reviewed

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Burns Lake prepares for pot legalization

Medicinal marijuana production facilities currently not allowed

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Coastal GasLink responds to Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako concerns

Concerns include emergency response and local hiring commitments

  • Feb 6th, 2018

Semi truck rollover east of Houston

A vehicle recovery is taking place 20 km east of Houston

  • Feb 5th, 2018