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Cycling Japanese diplomat rescued by gold miners in northwestern B.C.

Cycling Japanese diplomat rescued by gold miners in northwestern B.C.

The diplomat was on a solo cycling trip from Seattle, Washington to Fairbanks, Alaska when he lost control on Highway 37
Trappers, trails, and the mystery of Arthur Ramsey

Trappers, trails, and the mystery of Arthur Ramsey

Many of the first white men to settle on the north shore of Francois Lake were trappers who lived alone in small cabins linked by a rudimentary pack trail.
Northern B.C. natural gas pipeline to start construction this summer

Northern B.C. natural gas pipeline to start construction this summer

The pipeline would carry natural gas from Hudson's Hope in northeast B.C. to proposed Ksi Lisims facility near Gingolx
Tchesinkut Watershed Protection Society looks at engaging new membership

Tchesinkut Watershed Protection Society looks at engaging new membership

The society hosted a community BBQ event on June 7, to raise awareness and boost membership.
Burns Lake Rugby

Burns Lake Rugby

Burns Lake Touch Rugby is making a triumphant comeback this year after a hiatus. You can catch the action every Saturday at the LDSS track at 3 p.m. (Michael Riis-Christianson photos/Lakes District News)
Family fun day

Family fun day

The sunny weather brought families out to have some fun with a scrimmage game of softball on June 8. (Michael Riis-Christianson photos/Lakes District News)
LDSS grad parade

LDSS grad parade

BC Hydro uses chopper for line maintenance

BC Hydro uses chopper for line maintenance

BC Hydro is using high tech on a low-flying helicopter to help maintain its power lines in the area.
Boot camp

Boot camp

Burns Lake Body Count present Miracle Whip Boot Camp on June 8 and 9 at the Tom Forsyth Arena. All levels of roller blading were welcome on or off skates. (Michael Riis-Christianson photos/Lakes District News)
Citizen of the year

Citizen of the year

Norm and Marian Martens received this Bill Konkin Citizen of the Year. The couple are well known for their many years of volunteering in the community. (Michael Riis-Christianson photo/Lakes District News)