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Ultrasound for Burns Lake hospital possible, Northern Health says

Northern Health is considering the possibility of bringing ultrasound services to the…

Smithers man receives two-year sentence for fatal car crash

Over a year after a fatal crash, a Smithers man has been sentenced to two years plus a day in jail.

Fire on Southside extinguished

A fire that broke out in the morning of June 2 on…

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New regional district CAO starts on July 1

Curtis Helgesen has been hired as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)…

Outreach sessions planned for government forestry renewal

The government is planning public engagement sessions over the summer as part…

Below normal snowpack level persists

Snow basin assessments for late May and early June show below normal…

Gun ban rumour irritates firearms owners

Anxiety is growing among some Burns Lake residents amid fears the federal…

Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project

$308M agreement provides additional billions for Tahltan jobs, contracts

Burns Lake bear encounter a cautionary tale

It’s unclear what did more to wake up a Burns Lake resident…

Wise use of pesiticides poses low risk to bees

Dandelions might be unsightly and even regarded as a weeds by some…

Fraser Lake unveils new wildfire sprinkler unit

The new Wildfire Sprinkler Protection Unit trailer (SPU) is once again ready…

The Office Pub & Grill celebrates grand opening

The Office Pub & Grill in Burns Lake has new owners and…

  • Jun 9, 2019

What do you do if you find baby wildlife all alone?

They’re cute and might be by themselves, but it doesn’t mean they’re abandoned, conservation says

Painting the town

Eight local artists work their magic on canvas for the Plein Air…

  • Jun 7, 2019

New fire training facility holds grand opening

The new Burns Lake fire training facility held its grand opening on…

Burns Lake honours D-Day veterans

June 6th marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the battle of…

  • Jun 6, 2019

Mushroom haul a cash cow for pickers, buyers

Following the wildfires, parts of the Burns Lake region have seen an…

Northwest fire bans to be lifted Friday

All campfires, Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed

Indigenous voices finally heard with final MMIWG report, says Northwest B.C. advocate

The report contains more than 200 recommendations to multiple levels of government