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First Ave rezoning bylaws move forward

The Burns Lake village council gave second readings to a set of…

Being wise with back to school shopping

With the start of school just one week away, parents should be…

Search called off for Nass River kayaker

RCMP still have not received missing persons report — public’s help, information needed

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Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law
Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law
Conservative, Liberal and NDP leaders focus on family, housing and health care
Public's help sought in identifying violent robbery suspect

Missing mushroom picker found after two days

Wayne Morrison, 67, was reported missing Tuesday evening

Get ready for the fall fair

75.5th Annual Lakes District Fall Fair and Music Festival Y’all come down…

  • Aug 29, 2019

Canfor closing Houston mill for one week

And shifting to a four-day week this fall

Wet summer dampens wildfire risks

The Burns Lake region has so far been spared a hectic wildfire…

Former Burns Lake man faces assault, gun charges

A former Burns Lake resident faces firearms and assault charges stemming from…

Most Francois Lake ferry staff vote to strike

The union representing workers with the MV Francois Forester ferry have voted…

Pet owners to get more spay/neuter services

The Lakes Animal Friendship Society (LAFS) has partnered with the Paws for…

A short history of Noralee’s only school

Settlers took up residence along the west end of Francois Lake long…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Trails, parks maintenance uncertain amid funding woes

In 2001, two members of the Burns Lake forestry community were shocked…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Site levelling ongoing

A work crew conducts backfilling and leveling at the site of a…

  • Aug 28, 2019

Celebrating 90 years of service

August 25, 2019 St. John’s Heritage Church celebrated 90 years. Mayor Funk…

  • Aug 26, 2019

New RDBN panel to explore better internet connectivity

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has formed a new committee to…

No plans to ban sockeye harvesting, LBN says

The Lake Babine Nation (LBN) has no plans to ban sockeye fishing…

Snow blankets northern B.C.

Old man winter woke up early and parts of northern British Columbia…

Masked bandit spotted in Burns Lake

A raccoon was found dead on Highway 16, about three kilometres east…

  • Aug 21, 2019