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Council mulls bid to open dog park in Burns Lake

Later this year Burns Lake residents might be able to let their…

New kiosk to present Lakes District healthcare history

Planning is underway to set up a kiosk in the hospital in…

Giesbrecht murder trial continues

Smithers court hears testimony of decades of domestic abuse in Burns Lake murder case.

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Update: Highway 16 opened

Highway 16 has been opened following its closure since the morning of…

Giesbrecht murder trial resumes

The trial of Burns Lake resident Albert Giesbrecht resumed as scheduled on…

Burns Lake hits record low amid cold snap

Environment says a ‘cold arctic’ is over the province

Burns Lake RCMP seek suspect

Gary Alec Junior faces charges of sexual assault, assault, breaking & entering and uttering threats

Extreme cold warning issued for B.C. Interior

An arctic airmass is resulting in temperatures reaching as low as -30C this morning

Hereditary chiefs renew demand for pipeline shutdown

Coastal GasLink found non-compliant with environmental assessment certificate last year

  • Jan 31, 2019

Hwy 16 transit use inconsistent

Two years in, bus ridership is down or up since a year ago depending on which community.

UPDATE: Winter storm warning

Winter storm warning in effect from the Bulkley Valley to the Alberta border. More snow predicted.

Heavy storm on its way to Burns Lake

A winter storm is approaching the Bulkley Valley including Burns Lake, the…

Family Enhancement Society gets almost $100,000 in grant funding

The Lakes District Family Enhancement Society (LDFES) and the local food bank…

Celebrating 102nd birthday with the arts

Bryan Cheng and sister and pianist Silvie of Cheng2Duo performed for residents…

  • Jan 30, 2019

58 per cent of British Columbians concerned about paying off debt, poll says

Most people in British Columbia are concerned about their ability to repay…

Fraser Lake looks to teach online banking skills amid CIBC’s planned departure

Residents of Fraser Lake are looking to conduct electronic banking skill sessions…

RDBN considers plan to cut $40,000 subsidy to recycle depots

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is trying to reach an agreement…

New harvestable timber limit to be set by Fall, forester says

The new limit on harvestable timber in the region should be known…

Rio Tinto seeks responsiveness to change in 2019

Rio Tinto wants to better respond to the needs of regional stakeholders…

TransCanada to sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

Company reducing its interest in the 670-kilometre, 48-inch diameter natural gas pipeline project