Burns Lake Lakes District News

ALS Action Canada group ropes in political leaders

Hopes to get more support and ultimately better treatment options for Canadians

  • Feb 24, 2021

 

Burns Lake District Chamber of Commerce to have pop up shops

Four new members join through open house

  • Feb 24, 2021

 

Burns Lake gets a new Lakes Literacy coordinator

Former coordinator, Jennifer Petersen resigns after roughly 10 years

  • Feb 24, 2021

 

Coastal GasLink gets a nod to increase workforce from 963 to 2,787 people

One new COVID case in section 1 of the pipeline identified; no lodge affected

  • Feb 24, 2021

Decker Lake Elementary students raise $500 for classmate

Classmate had lost his home in a fire

  • Feb 24, 2021

Francois Lake Elementary’s Valentines’ day breakfast

Francois Lake elementary's annual pancake breakfast event for Valentine's day was extra special this year.

  • Feb 24, 2021

School attendance improves, as cases go down

Decker Lake Elementary school had the most recent COVID exposure incident in January

  • Feb 24, 2021

Topley Fire Protection Society gets a $100,000 grant

Society among 132 recepients of the province's Community Gaming Grant

  • Feb 24, 2021

Village responds swiftly to water main break

Upcoming water treatment plant to help resolve unclean water issues

  • Feb 24, 2021

What does kindness really look like?

Over the past several months, I have come across over a couple of dozen acts of kindness in the community. From random strangers helping out people stuck in the ditches to community members raising funds to help families who lost their homes in house fires. People have come together in ways I wouldn't have thought of.

  • Feb 24, 2021

WKE students enjoy Winter Carnival 2021 in Burns Lake

Last week, students of the William Konkin Elementary school in Burns Lake, were able to take part in fun winter activates this past week as part of their annual Winter Carnival. In different small groups, students enjoyed a range of activities such as snow painting, sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating, indoor rock climbing, and a visit from BonHomme and Newsie. The WKE PAC provided lunches and hot chocolate for all students, Robert Currie and David Shumka delivered firewood for the fire pit, the Lakeside multiplex set aside some time slots for kids to enjoy the arena as well as the climbing wall. The school also has several volunteers to help out with the festivities. (Cordell Ware photo/Lakes District News)

  • Feb 24, 2021

Charges laid against two suspects in pre-Christmas home invasion

An 88-year-old woman was hospitalized after being bear-sprayed in the face Dec. 18, 2020

  • Feb 23, 2021

Enter your pet’s photos to win a spot in BC SPCA 2022 calendar

The contest is open until the midnight of Feb. 28

  • Feb 23, 2021

VIDEO: BonHomme crowned victor

The exciting race between the Omineca Ski Club (OSC) Sasquatch, BonHomme and Lakey the Moose ended with BonHomme taking the crown.

  • Feb 18, 2021

Burns Lake students to participate in science fair despite pandemic-challenges

Finalists from Decker Lake Elementary and Francois Lake Elementary students to go District-level

  • Feb 17, 2021

Burns Lake’s William Konkin Elementary kindergartener wins kindness award

School's first such award for the Random Acts of Kindness week from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20

  • Feb 17, 2021

Colorful birds against the winter backdrop in Burns Lake

Wren Gilgan captured these shots of birds sitting perched up against a wintery backdrop last week. (Wren Gilgan photo/Lakes District News)

  • Feb 17, 2021

COVID cases going down, but trends could reverse

Coastal GasLink to post weekly workforce numbers' updates

  • Feb 17, 2021

Freezing cold kills dog in Burns Lake

Pet neglect continues to be a big issue in the area

  • Feb 17, 2021

Granisle council mulls over upgrades and budget changes

Hoping to host an intern through NDIT's program

  • Feb 17, 2021