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TransCanada uncooperative with pipeline plans, RDBN says

TransCanada has been not cooperative with the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN)…

Community forests avoid main AAC pressures

Amid the difficulties facing forestry in northern British Columbia, community forests stand…

Crime up in Burns Lake in 2018, stats show

Crime rates rose in Burns Lake last year compared to 2017, but…

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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

Mike Sawyer announced as Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley

Sawyer has been involved in multiple, high-profile legal complaints regarding pipeline developments.

Is a survivor of the Battle of Little Bighorn buried in Burns Lake?

Herbert (James) Atkinson died in the Burns Lake Hospital on Aug. 28,…

  • Aug 4, 2019

21 Northern B.C. mayors urge Ottawa to help struggling forest industry

Letter aims to seek assistance through federal programs to deal with the crisis

Top health bosses should eat hospital food, retired exec says

Burns Lake hospital aims to cook from scratch, official says

‘Weird, creepy, inappropriate’ short films ends in suspension for northern B.C. teacher

James Thwaites was a teacher on call in the Nechako Lakes school district in early March 2018

Burns Lake hosts Forest Sector Renewal session

A meeting on the Interior Forest Sector Renewal initiative was held in…

Village seeks new mobile tourism vehicle

The Burns Lake village council has earmarked $11,000 for a tourism plan…

Public hearing on rezoning proves divisive

The proposal to rezone an empty lot on First Ave. is sensitive…

RDBN board briefs

Wildfire conference podcast The board of directors of the Regional District of…

RDBN budgets $100,000 for internet application grant

The board of directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has…

Liberals acclaim former Fort St. James councillor as Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidate

Dave Birdi, Binche Whut’en First Nation economic development officer, enters race to replace Cullen

No wound care nurse at Burns Lake hospital

The Lakes District Hospital in Burns Lake hasn’t had a wound care…

Exstew Borrow Pit a man-made fish trap for thousands of young salmon

The Ministry of Transportation is filling the pit this summer after decades

Northern B.C. had highest suicide rate in 2017

Northern British Columbia had the highest suicide rate in the province in…

Murder suspects spotted in Burns Lake, resident says

A Burns Lake resident saw two men in a local business who…

Retired Northern Health official: Managers should have to eat the same food served in hospitals

Former chief medical health officer says hospitals are relying too much on “corporate food”

Police identify man found slain near Dease Lake

Police have identified the man found dead on July 19 at a…