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“No ‘quick-fix’ to Burns Lake’s connectivity problems”

“There is no ‘quick-fix’ to this area’s connectivity problems,” says RDBN Director…

Track resurfacing will begin May 25

The track resurfacing project committee has secured sufficient funds to proceed with…

  • May 20, 2020

Schools is back in

After two months of online learning, B.C. parents are being offered the…

Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

Cheslatta Carrier Nation to receive 30 greenhouses from Rio Tinto

With over two months since the COVID-19 restrictions were put in place,…

Eight Northwest salmon conservation projects receive funding for grassroots work

Pacific Salmon Foundation awards $1.2 million total to B.C. community-driven initiatives

40th annual Terry Fox runs to be held virtually this year due to COVID-19

The runs, planned in 700 cities across the country, will be hosted virtually on Sept. 20, 2020

Opportunities for recreation in the rural areas

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) launched a study in October 2019,…

Two e-petitions created, opposing the federal government’s firearm ban

On May 1, the federal government issued an order-in-council to ban over…

Lakes Outdoor Recreation Society gears up for reopening recreational sites in Burns Lake

The May 6 announcement made by Premier John Horgan, regarding B.C.’s restart…

Elected Wet’suwet’en chiefs demand Minister Carolyn Bennett’s resignation over the MOU process

On April 30, the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the federal and provincial…

“It was really tough to leave so abruptly” says the Burns Lake Rotary exchange student

What was supposed to be a year-long exchange experience, turned into an…

Literacy will not stop for COVID-19 in Burns Lake

The yellow school bus running through the village every Monday to get…

Coal train derails near Burns Lake

Earlier today, a Canadian National (CN) Rail train carrying coal, derailed near…

Local governments receiving provincial grants

Meant for infrastructure projects and planning

Guidelines for recreational fishing expected this week

Travel bans will challenge businesses in fisheries already hurt by low stocks

House fire in Lake Babine Nation community

At 12:15 a.m. on May 9 the Burns Lake Fire Department was…

  • May 9, 2020

Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static

Northern Health saw six fentanyl-detected deaths in January, the same as in 2019

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the land title memorandum between Wet’suwet’en, B.C. and Canada

Exclusive and/or shared jurisdiction will be handed over to First Nation houses over time