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First Nations, government to monitor mushroom picking

The provincial government is partnering with some First Nations in the region…

Mammograms offered through mobile unit

The BC Cancer service offers a mobile mammogram unit to screen women…

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye

Escapements expected to be below 800,000 threshold

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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

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Police and man trapped between burning structure and brush fire

Fire aftermath at Skatchola site

This photo, taken on July 2 shows the old Skatchola Village site…

  • Jul 10, 2019

New CAO starts at RDBN

Curtis Helgesen started as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the…

  • Jul 10, 2019

Village bids to boost moose numbers

The Burns Lake village council is taking steps to help increase moose…

RDBN to get almost $290,000 for metal recycling

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) might receive almost $290,000 for recycling…

Managing forests with mountain bikers in mind

“Recreation” might sound like all fun and games, but managing a forest…

Village council briefs

Village receives 2014-2018 ICBC claim payment numbers The Village of Burns Lake…

New program links farmers with land in north

The new British Columbia Land Matching Program (BCLMP) seeks to help new…

FOI data confirms rural drivers discriminated against, former Telkwa mayor says

Analyzed rural postal codes paid just over 2.5 times more in premiums than they received in claims

Tahltan attempt to evict jade and placer miners

Northwest First Nation says activity is poorly regulated and causing environmental degradation

Burns Lake man sentenced to three years on assault charges

Justin Smith will serve one year nine months in addition to time-served

Streamflow levels lower than normal, report says

Conditions have become drier in the Burns Lake region since early June,…

Keeping balance in Burns Lake

The Babes in Balance mountain biking retreat took place in Burns Lake…

  • Jul 3, 2019

Fire breaks out near Forestdale Canyon

A fire broke out in the evening of June 24 beside a…

2018 wildfires negatively affected busineses, survey shows

The wildfires of 2018 negatively affected most business owners in the Burns…

Village of Burns Lake payroll

Seven staff members of the Village of Burns Lake earned more than…