Local News

RDBN open to the public again

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has reopened its office to the public…

  • Apr 29, 2020

Scammers taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, reach local credit union

On April 8, a client of the Bulkley Valley Credit Union’s Burns…

  • Apr 29, 2020

PB Feeds selling locally made dog treats

Derek Feldmann owner of Priestly Meats who ordinarily sells local meat every…

  • Apr 29, 2020
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

Post-spring break, SD91 is back in session – remotely

When you open School District 91’s website, you will notice the hard-to-miss…

Steven Rinas detained in custody

The man charged with aggravated assault and vehicle theft in a stabbing…

B.C. announces funding to improve rural internet connectivity during COVID-19

Internet providers throughout province can apply for grants up to $50,000 — or 90% of upgrade expenses

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Testing turn around time for COVID-19 improves in the north

Province of BC and Northern Health field questions around the pandemic through a virtual town hall.

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures

Some lose, some gain: The story of COVID-19 and small businesses

A number of businesses in the area have had to close their…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Injured Eagle found and rescued by Cheslatta-Carrier Nation members

An injured eagle was rescued by a few members of the Cheslatta-…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Realtors remain committed to serving their clients

The BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) reported 753 sales with a…

  • Apr 22, 2020

B.C. closes provincial parks but no official restrictions on privately owned

The Province of B.C. made the move to close its Provincial Parks…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Bikers on highways now

The nice weather means motorcycles are on the highway now and Burns…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Chamber and village host first virtual meetup for small businesses

The Burns Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted its first virtual small business…

  • Apr 22, 2020

New lift station cost split between LBN and village

The Village of Burns Lake and the Lake Babine Nation recently announced…

  • Apr 22, 2020

Area food banks receiving emergency grants in response to COVID-19 impacts

A provincial grant has been the first to be distributed

Vancouver Island Indigenous artist takes unique approach to COVID-19 masks

Howard La Fortune thought he’d have some fun in designing a homemade mask

VIDEO: B.C. long haul trucker grateful for public support and improved services

“(People will) come up in their lunch wagons or cars and offer services and food. It’s very nice.”

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Coastal GasLink also concentrating on COVID-19 precautions