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WANTED: Five sought by RCMP

Police asking for public’s assistance finding five people on outstanding warrants.

NDP to start candidate search

Follows decision by Nathan Cullen to retire from politics

Kids rock Racing Rocks at Omineca

Seventy-three children from six schools in the region joined the Racing Rocks…

  • Mar 13, 2019
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SUV speeds down Highway 1 before crashing into cable barrier
'Robot' device helps babies cope with pain
Future restaurants to feature robot servers
New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons

Final arguments today in Fowler attempted murder trial

Jury will hear two very different versions of the Oct. 14, 2017 shooting near 2 Mile

Fireguard rebuilt near Cheslatta Lake

Staff from the Cheslatta Community Forest recently completed work on fireguard rehabilitation…

Specialized wound therapy available in Burns Lake

Treatment using VAC (vacuum-assisted closure) therapy is available on an individual-use basis…

Local 1-2017 votes on deal with Conifer

Members of the United Steelworkers local 1-2017 are expected to finish voting…

Pro-pipeline group eyes expansion to Burns Lake

The North Matters, a group advocating for resource development in northern British…

Pipeline camp spurs Airbnb bid in Fraser Lake

Fraser Lake plans to open up Airbnbs in the village to accommodate…

Home health monitor scheme to start in Burns Lake

Burns Lake residents living at home with severe chronic health problems will…

Fast EV chargers to bypass Burns Lake

The Burns Lake village council’s bid to replace the local electric vehicle…

Ukrainian Easter egg

Linda Uchacz, of Yarn and Sew on, was taught by her mother…

  • Mar 13, 2019

Burns Lake shines at BC Cup in Vanderhoof

Burns Lake biathletes again brought home the medals after they joined the…

  • Mar 13, 2019

Village to send FOI request for ICBC premiums data

The village council of Burns Lake plans to submit a Freedom of…

Wild salmon council calls for immediate action

Council says government must focus on ‘tangible, achievable, near-term actions’

Rosemarie Skin elected new chief of Skin Tyee

Rosemarie Skin was voted in as the new chief of the Skin…

Crown wraps Ronald Fowler attempted murder case

Defence expected to call single witness, the accused, on Friday morning

Entrepreneurs – step forward and win $10,000

Entries open for the ThriveNorth Business Challenge

Driver shows need for EV charger change

A recent visitor to Burns Lake had some good news and some…

Stores join with community to end food waste

Partnerships between local grocery stores and community organizations are taking a huge…