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Tahltan attempt to evict jade and placer miners

Northwest First Nation says activity is poorly regulated and causing environmental degradation

Burns Lake man sentenced to three years on assault charges

Justin Smith will serve one year nine months in addition to time-served

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WATCH: Demolition work at Nations Cannabis plant
Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
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Streamflow levels lower than normal, report says

Conditions have become drier in the Burns Lake region since early June,…

Keeping balance in Burns Lake

The Babes in Balance mountain biking retreat took place in Burns Lake…

  • Jul 3, 2019

Fire breaks out near Forestdale Canyon

A fire broke out in the evening of June 24 beside a…

2018 wildfires negatively affected busineses, survey shows

The wildfires of 2018 negatively affected most business owners in the Burns…

Village of Burns Lake payroll

Seven staff members of the Village of Burns Lake earned more than…

Regional district staff earnings

Sixteen staff members of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) earned more…

B.C. government seeks feedback on Daylight Saving Time

Some of us might get a sudden sense of relief and freedom…

Chad Day reelected president of Tahltan Central Government

Tahltan mining interests advanced during Day’s first two terms

Burns Lake celebrates Canada Day

Burns Lake residents gathered for Canada Day celebrations in Spirit Square on…

  • Jul 2, 2019

Northwest Fire Centre aware of drought conditions

The BC Wildfire Service is keeping a close eye on the relatively…

Power cut for almost 4,000 customers

A power outage on June 22 left almost 4,000 customers in the…

Burns Lake dog park construction to start soon

The Burns Lake dog park plan is moving ahead, and construction is…

Lightning ignites seven wildfires in the Northwest Fire Centre

Crews are fighting flames near Smithers and Rosswood

Nations Cannabis plant build moving along

Burns Lake-based Nations Cannabis has almost finished demolition work as it prepares…

Hampton mills stand out for avoiding curtailments

More than a dozen sawmills shut down across the province in June…

Bill Miller receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Anyone who has worked in local government in the Burns Lake region…

Sharing our forests with the Lakes District Goshawk

The Northern Goshawk is a powerful raven-sized forest raptor that was once…

  • Jun 26, 2019