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Caribou habitat pacts endanger jobs, critics say

Draft agreements reached in March on protecting vulnerable caribou herds are good…

911 calls in Burns Lake highest in region in February

Burns Lake had the highest number of 911 emergency calls in the…

Former Burns Lake mayor to plead guilty in sex assault case

Luke Strimbold scheduled for guilty pleas May 6

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New CAO to start mid-May, RDBN hopes

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) hopes to find a new Chief…

Likhts’amisyu clan vows to build new blockade

Conflict continues between pipeline company and Wet’suwet’en

Annita McPhee joins race for NDP nomination

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP hopeful is a three-term president of the Tahltan Central Government

NDIT announces new housing programs for Northern B.C.

The programs will help local governments create new, market-based housing units

Aboriginal youth hockey championship

The team Dayee Yez placed fourth in the Prince George championships last…

  • Apr 3, 2019

Village raises pay for mayor, councilors

The Burns Lake village council has approved pay raises for the mayor…

Foreign entrepreneurs eye Burns Lake

At least a dozen people have inquired about setting up new businesses…

New pharmacy opens in Danskin

A new IDA drugstore opened on April 1 in the Southside community…

Spring Break fun at the library

Children enjoy some Spring Break STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programming…

  • Apr 3, 2019

Circus skills in Burns Lake

Eric Miller - stage name Eric the Juggler - teaches one of…

  • Apr 3, 2019

Catching a few rays

This little fox was catching some sun rays at the Decker Lake…

  • Apr 3, 2019

Snowpack above normal for Burns Lake region

As the snow begins to melt, official assessments of the winter snowpack…

Chinook Comfor to resume meetings in May

With its recent round of public consultations over, Chinook Community Forest is…

Pipeline work to start in 2020, CGL says

Work on the Coastal GasLink (CGL) project in the Burns Lake area…

Road upkeep budget might go South, Rustad worries

Infrastructure maintenance in the Burns Lake area might be given a lower…

Burns Lake gets $3.4 million in infrastructure grant

Burns Lake received $3.4 million at the end of March for its…

Depot to curtail recycling in June

The Burns Lake Recycle Depot won’t accept most recyclable materials after June…