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Burns Lake little league are looking for volunteers. (Lakes District News file photo)

Burns Lake Little League needs volunteers

The Burns Lake Little League is in serious need of volunteers, or…

  • Mar 18, 2020
Burns Lake little league are looking for volunteers. (Lakes District News file photo)
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Lakes Loppet at Omineca Ski Club in Burns Lake

Lakes Loppet at Omineca Ski Club in Burns Lake

Lakes Loppet was held on March 7 at Omineca Ski Club. It…

  • Mar 11, 2020
Lakes Loppet at Omineca Ski Club in Burns Lake
Burns Lake goes to provincials

Burns Lake goes to provincials

The Lakes District Secondary School Snowboard team competed at the Provincials at…

  • Mar 11, 2020
Burns Lake goes to provincials
Zones hockey tournament held in Burns Lake

Zones hockey tournament held in Burns Lake

Burns Lake hosted the zone championships on Feb. 28 through to March…

  • Mar 4, 2020
Zones hockey tournament held in Burns Lake
Burns Lakers attend and win at BC Cup

Burns Lakers attend and win at BC Cup

The BC Cup was held at Mount Washington on Vancouver Island Feb.…

  • Mar 4, 2020
Burns Lakers attend and win at BC Cup
Freezer Burnt Fat Bike Fest

Freezer Burnt Fat Bike Fest

A great family day was had at Kager Lake Recreation Area for…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Freezer Burnt Fat Bike Fest
Cold Smoke in Burns Lake

Cold Smoke in Burns Lake

It was a gorgeous and warm day in Burns Lake on Feb.…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Cold Smoke in Burns Lake
Biathlon BC Cup in Burns Lake

Biathlon BC Cup in Burns Lake

On Feb. 7-9, 2020, the Omineca Ski Club welcomed over 50 biathletes…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Biathlon BC Cup in Burns Lake
Burns Lake brings gold home

Burns Lake brings gold home

This year’s BC Winter Games in Fort St. John saw three athletes…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Burns Lake brings gold home
Ride Burns rolls out three year plan

Ride Burns rolls out three year plan

Ride Burns President, Patti Dube, was present at Feb. 18 council meeting.…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Ride Burns rolls out three year plan
Concentration shows on the face of Burns Lake biathlete Cole Bender. (Submitted photo)

Swiss trip first of many planned by local biathlon skier

Cole Bender credits father for his competitive development

Concentration shows on the face of Burns Lake biathlete Cole Bender. (Submitted photo)
TECK Northern Cup in Burns Lake

TECK Northern Cup in Burns Lake

The Omineca Ski Club held welcomed 73 skiers for the TECK Northern…

  • Feb 5, 2020
TECK Northern Cup in Burns Lake
Burns Lake’s owner Emily Dickson is enjoying the challenge of international biathlon skiing competitions. (Photo courtesy Terri Dickson)

Local skier propels herself to world stage

Emily Dickson has a passion for success

Burns Lake’s owner Emily Dickson is enjoying the challenge of international biathlon skiing competitions. (Photo courtesy Terri Dickson)
Special Olympics Snowshoe Competition in Burns Lake

Special Olympics Snowshoe Competition in Burns Lake

A Special Olympics Snowshoe Competition was held in Burns Lake at the…

  • Feb 5, 2020
Special Olympics Snowshoe Competition in Burns Lake
Re brand: RIDE BURNS

Re brand: RIDE BURNS

Burns Lake Mountain Biking Association has rebranded itself to Ride Burns. The…

  • Jan 29, 2020
Re brand: RIDE BURNS
One day hockey tournament in Burns Lake

One day hockey tournament in Burns Lake

Burns Lake hosted a initiation one day hockey tournament on Jan. 18.…

  • Jan 22, 2020
One day hockey tournament in Burns Lake
World Snow day in Burns Lake

World Snow day in Burns Lake

World Snow Day was Jan.19 and the Omineca Ski Club was out…

  • Jan 22, 2020
World Snow day in Burns Lake
Go Burns Lake

Go Burns Lake

Burns Lake resident, Madison Macdonald has qualified for the 2020 BC Winter…

  • Jan 15, 2020
Go Burns Lake
Beautiful day for a ski in Burns Lake

Beautiful day for a ski in Burns Lake

More snow, more grooming. The Omineca Ski Club has been busy. The…

  • Jan 1, 2020
Beautiful day for a ski in Burns Lake