Burns Lake

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating an arrest in Burns Lake that left one woman with a broken leg. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog investigating arrest that left Burns Lake woman with broken leg

RCMP claim they had to use force to arrest the woman after she became resistant

 

RCMP were called to an area near Shelter Bay Marina around 1:15 p.m. on Friday July, 29 after a call from a member of the public. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Vehicle used in West Kelowna homicide: RCMP

The victim has been identified but his name is not being released until next of kin are notified

 

Nathan Nicholas. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

Burns Lake’s Ursa Minor Brewery aiming to become a tourist destination

Ursa Minor Brewing, started by the Nicholas family at their Ootsa Lake…

 

The Burns Lake Visitor Centre has seen a steady number of visitors all through June and July this year. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)

How many visitors have come through Burns Lake and Houston in July 2020?

Lower numbers due to Covid, but still higher than expected

The Burns Lake Visitor Centre has seen a steady number of visitors all through June and July this year. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)
The splash park is expected to be completed by August. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)
The splash park is expected to be completed by August. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)
Discover Burns Lake, BC

Discover Burns Lake, BC

This is where you want to be for outdoor adventures!

  • May 8, 2020
Discover Burns Lake, BC
Babine Lake is the largest natural lake that lays entirely within the province of B.C. Visitors will find more than 200 kilometres of waterways to explore. (Black Press Media file photo)

Babine Lake: Fantastic fishing and 200 km of waterways to explore

The Babine Lake Provincial Marine Park system features six sites to explore

Babine Lake is the largest natural lake that lays entirely within the province of B.C. Visitors will find more than 200 kilometres of waterways to explore. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Burns Lake area has world-class mountain biking trails. (David Gordon Koch/Black Press Media files photo)

Burns Lake: World-class mountain biking on seemingly endless trails

Hikers and bikers love heading to Burns Lake’s Boer Mountain recreation area

The Burns Lake area has world-class mountain biking trails. (David Gordon Koch/Black Press Media files photo)
Ootsa Lake, which is part of the Ootsa Lake-Francois Lake circle tour, and excellent outing in the Burns Lake area.

Magnificent views on this amazing circle tour

Stunning views of Tweedsmuir Park and Mount Wells.

Ootsa Lake, which is part of the Ootsa Lake-Francois Lake circle tour, and excellent outing in the Burns Lake area.
Take a boat or floatplane to BC’s largest park

Take a boat or floatplane to BC’s largest park

Tweedsmuir Park, British Columbia’s largest park, located south of Burns Lake, is…

  • Mar 4, 2020
Take a boat or floatplane to BC’s largest park
Burns Lake woodlots to be audited

Burns Lake woodlots to be audited

The Forest Practices Board has started examining forest planning and practices on…

  • Oct 11, 2017
Burns Lake woodlots to be audited
From southern Brazil to Burns Lake

From southern Brazil to Burns Lake

Leonardo Miotte worked multiple jobs to pay for his exchange program

  • Oct 11, 2017
From southern Brazil to Burns Lake
Granisle investigation still ongoing

Granisle investigation still ongoing

IIO’s chief civilian director is reviewing the investigation

  • Oct 11, 2017
Granisle investigation still ongoing
‘Welcome back’ luncheon at CNC in Burns Lake

‘Welcome back’ luncheon at CNC in Burns Lake

The Lakes District campus of the College of New Caledonia (CNC) hosted…

  • Oct 4, 2017
‘Welcome back’ luncheon at CNC in Burns Lake
Burns Lake council bans CAO from a regular duty

Burns Lake council bans CAO from a regular duty

She’s no longer allowed to speak to the media

  • Oct 4, 2017
Burns Lake council bans CAO from a regular duty
Burns Lake rec review: rec staff-council tensions

Burns Lake rec review: rec staff-council tensions

Staff reported a general feeling of not being supported by council

  • Oct 4, 2017
Burns Lake rec review: rec staff-council tensions
Burns Lake residents join Valley Youth Fiddlers tour

Burns Lake residents join Valley Youth Fiddlers tour

The tour will be making a stop in Burns Lake

  • Oct 4, 2017
Burns Lake residents join Valley Youth Fiddlers tour
Burns Lake’s economic diversification committee selected

Burns Lake’s economic diversification committee selected

“They are people with the ability to inspire others,” says councillor

  • Oct 4, 2017
Burns Lake’s economic diversification committee selected
Convicted man still not sentenced

Convicted man still not sentenced

The Southside offender has been given conditional release

  • Oct 4, 2017
Convicted man still not sentenced
Lakes Artisan Centre’s rent “not discussed” by Burns Lake council

Lakes Artisan Centre’s rent “not discussed” by Burns Lake council

“Any change in expenses could create hardship for the centre,” says cooperative member

  • Oct 4, 2017
Lakes Artisan Centre’s rent “not discussed” by Burns Lake council