Laura Blackwell

Girls basketball going to provincials

Lakes District Secondary School Sr. girls basketball team qualified for the Provincial Championships being held in Duncan.

Lakers prepare for provincials

The senior boys basketball team from Lakes District Secondary School will be travelling to provincials on March 8-13, 2016

Money for basketball

Lakes District Maintenance Ltd. presented a cheque to the Lakes District Secondary School senior boys basketball team.

Basketball tournament in Burns Lake

Basketball tournament held in Burns Lake recently.

Measuring up

Measuring and scoring day at the Tweedsmuir Park Rod and Gun clubhouse.

Winter camping

Camping in the winter season is the norm for brave Burns Lakers.

House of suspicious fire being rebuilt

A residence on Macphail Road, where a fire took place on April 22, 2015, is being rebuilt.

Mayor’s Breakfast

Approximately 30 people joined Mayor Luke Strimbold for an informative breakfast last Thursday.

Shopping local pays off

Donna Alec was quite happy she shopped local and entered in the Shop Burns Lake contest.

Tiny dancers

These little Highland dancers entertained the residents at the Tweedsmuir House last week.

Snow has arrived and trails are open

People have already been seen out on their skis. It’s time to get out and enjoy the fresh snow.

Ski swap

The Omineca Ski Club held a ski swap last weekend.

Impressed by recycling depot

John Rustad, MLA for Nechako Lakes, visited the Burns Lake Recycling Depot.

Business excellence awards nominees

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce held a nominee reception last week.

Rugby practice

Lakes District Secondary School girls’ and boys’ rugby teams are in full swing.

Beautiful new RV parking

The old Shell property has been paved and landscaped.

Portable radar speed sign placed in Decker Lake

A new radar speed sign was placed at the east end of the 60 km/h zone in Decker Lake.

Grand opening for new car lot

Autobot Sales, the new car lot in town had their grand opening.

Now that’s a beauty

Tyler Neilson recently caught this 28 poound char on one of our local lakes.

Big money

Burns Lake Community Forest Ltd. donated $10,000 to the Lakes District Arts Council.