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Parrot Lake fire extinguished

A wildfire reported near Parrot Lake was investigated and deemed a non-threat.…

Aiming for the 1000 Yard Shoot

The Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun Club held its annual 1000 Yard…

  • May 29, 2019

Man dies in Southside traffic accident

A vehicle crash on May 20 on the Southside left one person…

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An epic cycle in honour of her mother
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Outrageous Foods to try at the PNE
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Cheslatta to work with First Nations resource alliance

The Indian Resource Council (IRC) and the First Nations Major Projects Coalition…

Inactive local bank accounts worth almost $900

Almost $900 from several inactive bank accounts in the Burns Lake region…

Property taxes rise in Burns Lake

Property taxes have increased in Burns Lake following the adoption of a…

Warm weather causing historically low snowpack

Snow basin assessments for mid to late May show lower than normal…

RDBN emissions increased in 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from services of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako…

Dry soil a challenge for treeplanters, seedlings

Dry conditions are presenting challenges for the reforestation work of dozens of…

Bachrach nominated by NDP for federal election

The Smithers mayor won on the first ballot with 446 of 797 votes

Giesbrecht found guilty of second-degree murder

Murder is only rational conclusion from evidence, Judge says

Fire ban back in effect for Northwest Fire Centre region

Starting May 24, both Category 2 and Category 3 prohibitions will be in place

Just saying hello

A furry visitor dropped by the home of Burns Lake resident Brenda…

  • May 22, 2019

Historical AAC level vs. harvest gives hope

Historical utilization of available timber shows that there is room for optimism…

Arts Council enters 14th season

In the books LDAC’s season #13 is ‘in the books’. We have…

Village council briefs

Funk elected to health board Burns Lake mayor Dolores Funk was elected…

Burns Lake, Houston get more initial attack crews

The BC Wildfire Service branches in Burns Lake and Houston are preparing…

Return to traditional diets, health conference hears

Unhealthy lifestyles among First Nations people are causing many of the health…

New plan might move recycling to Transfer Station

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) will seek to negotiate a contract…

Village Heights forest a wildfire risk, says councillor

The Burns Lake council aims to examine options for logging a sections…