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Limit your exposure to wildfire smoke, BCCDC urges

During wildfire season, almost everyone in Burns Lake faces the health dangers…

Award for Burns Lake

Rob Krause, Director of Protective Services holds the 2019 Community Leadership Award…

  • May 22, 2019

Manganese level in Burns Lake water above new standard

The recent changes to Health Canada’s guidelines on drinking water quality set…

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New Seven Sisters replacement confirmed

Mental health facility will have 25 beds, up from 20 in current facility

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Northwest Fire Centre open burn ban lifted

Recent rain, cooler temperatures have lowered the region’s fire risk

Telkwa pot plant application passes review

Cannabis company claims new Health Canada regulations are working in its favour

Cullen demands action on Ecstall River

Failing to penalize parties involved undermines all salmon conservation efforts, MP says

Governments, industry bid on optimism amid timber review

The possibility of reduced forestry activity in the near future is sinking…

Beware of law when transporting dogs, SPCA says

The sight of drivers transporting dogs in the bed of their trucks…

Woods N’ Water’n barbecue

Paul Hilliard, owner of Woods N’ Water poses in front of the…

  • May 15, 2019

LBN talks health

The Honourable Steven Point and his wife Dr. Gwen Point spoke on…

  • May 15, 2019

Low turnout at SD91 meeting irritates parents

An attempt by School District 91 (SD91) to inform the public in…

New email scam targets BC Hydro customers

A new type of scam is targeting customers of BC Hydro. Scammers…

Food bank readies to build new greenhouse

Plans for the new greenhouse of The Link Kitchen Garden are in…

Forestry Renewal plan misses point, critics say

Just over a month after the British Columbia government announced it would…

Lejac fire 70% contained

Forecasted rain for May 14 would help firefighters, said RDBN chair Gerry Thiessen.

Evacuation order for Fraser Lake fire lifted

The state of emergency and evacuation order related to the fire burning…

Evacuation order for Fraser Lake fire lifted

The state of emergency and evacuation order related to the fire burning…

UPDATE: The Lejac fire now categorized as ‘being held’

Residents should be cautious during May long weekend, RDBN says