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$1,000 fine for eating and driving just hype

Recent online rumours saying that in May Canadians could be fined $1,000…

Resource Benefits Alliance hires project manager

The new project manager for the Northwest British Columbia Resource Benefits Alliance…

FPB right on need for change, foresters say

A new report from the Forest Practices Board (FPB) claims excessive fuel…

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Snowpack level decreases for Burns Lake area

Snowpack assessments for early April reveal lower levels for northwestern British Columbia…

Burns Lake schools ranked low in Fraser Institute report

Three schools in the Burns Lake region received low rankings in the…

$3.75 million expansion at The Pines almost done

The $3.75 million dining area expansion at The Pines in Burns Lake…

$14,000 confirmed for Burns Lake dog park

The Burns Lake dog park project is gaining traction and $14,000 in…

Hazelton RCMP officer pleads not guilty to assault

A trial date for Const. Eric Unrau will be set on Apr. 23

MP Nathan Cullen to testify at oil tanker ban committee hearings

Senators travel to Prince Rupert and Terrace as part of fact-finding mission on Bill C-48

State of the Burns Lake art

Burns Lake residents check out the artistic creations at the art show…

  • Apr 12, 2019

West Coast Amusements cancels northwest B.C. carnival tour

There will be no Ferris wheel or bumper cars in Prince Rupert, Terrace or Kitimat this year

NKDF gives almost $100,000 for Lakes District projects

The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund (NKDF) has approved almost $100,000 in funding for…

Giesbrecht murder trial concludes

Verdict to be given on May 24

Residents still sent out of Burns Lake for wound care

Some residents have been prescribed VAC (vacuum-assisted closure) therapy at the hospital…

Film society seeks donations for Beacon’s future

The Beacon Theatre in Burns Lake might not last another year if…

Fire services respond to two smoke incidents

Two incidents in the Burns Lake region on April 1 of smoking…

Truth and Reconciliation Day costs $10 million

At least $10 million is budgeted for the new statutory holiday on…

Bears due any time

With an early summer on its way, residents should remember that spring…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Grassy Plains Festival returns with new theme

After last year’s wildfires saw the summer festival canceled, the Southside is…

Decker Lake crib wind-up

The Decker Lake Recreation Commission held its Travelling Crib wind-up on April…

  • Apr 10, 2019