Burns Lake Lakes District News

LDAC brings ventriloquist Kellie Haines virtually to Burns Lake

The artist was set to perform during 2020 Fall Fair which was cancelled due to COVID

  • Jan 6, 2021

Magnificent sunset colours over Granisle

A glorious sunset sky appeared over Granisle last week and one of our readers captured it just in time. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

  • Jan 6, 2021

Of New Year’s resolutions

There is something about a New Year that brings hope with it. It is like a chance to start over, a clean slate where all the mistakes, procrastination, failed plans of the past year are forgiven (by ourselves) and a chance to reset is given (again, by us, to us).

  • Jan 6, 2021

Several Burns Lake parents trying to save French Immersion

Hoping to get letters of intent to support their efforts to keep the program

  • Jan 6, 2021

Single-vehicle crash near Decker Lake

The increasing cold weather and ensuing snowfall have led to slippery roads and several motor vehicle incidents since October. On Jan. 5, there was a single-vehicle crash near Decker Lake at 10:16 p.m. as per the RCMP spokesperson Madonna Saunderson. "The driver, a lone occupant, was treated for non life threatening injuries. The police investigation has been concluded. We have no further information," she said. (Lakes District News photo)

  • Jan 6, 2021

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce sells over $30,000 in gift certificates in 2020

Chamber manager pleased with community's understanding during the pandemic

  • Jan 6, 2021

Vibrant sunrise greeting Burns Lakers

Last week was surprisingly sunny with splendid sunrise views for Burns Lakers. Did you get a glimpse of the skies at the golden hour? (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

  • Jan 6, 2021

WKE students raise money to fund a child’s education

Money to go towards education for Biniyam in Ethiopia

  • Jan 6, 2021

Man killed while cutting firewood

Accident took place Jan. 4 east of Houston

Jack knifed blocking avenue

Early Jan. 4 morning a moving truck jacked knifed on Fifth Avenue, blocking the avenue for. short time in Burns Lake. (Lakes District News photo)

  • Jan 4, 2021

A Q&A with Granisle’s Mayor and Council

With 2020 behind us and a new year to look forward to, we decided to speak with Granisle's Mayor Linda McGuire and the village council. A Q&A with the council, gives a peak at some of the projects planned for 2021 and what the village hopes for in the new year.

  • Dec 30, 2020

A QA with Burns Lake’s Mayor

With 2020 behind us and a new year to look forward to, we decided to speak with Burns Lake's Mayor Dolores Funk. A Q&A with her, gives a peak at some of the projects planned for 2021 and what the village hopes for in the new year.

  • Dec 30, 2020

Author Denise Fuller publishes another book

The Burns Lake area local shares her experiences living the bush life

  • Dec 30, 2020

Burns Lake Businesses giving back to the community

Burns Lake businesses – Bryanne White, owner of Wild Roots Flower & Gifts and Travis Warkentine, manager of IDA RX Drug Mart with all their gifts from their senior giving trees were getting ready for delivery. White said, "It was an amazing event the trees filled fast and people were so generous, we were unable to deliver in person to the seniors because of Covid but maybe next we will be able to. (Starr Spangler photo/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 30, 2020

Burns Lake forestry supply chain spend at $129 million in 2019

Burns Lake in top 25 municipalities with the industry spend

  • Dec 30, 2020

Christmas cheer in the Burns Lake community

The village of Burns Lake is all set to welcome Christmas with lights and decorations up. Just take a walk along any of the avenues and you are sure to come across some beautiful decorations. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 30, 2020

CNC’s adventure tourism program on hold

Still not 'off the radar' says CNC's regional principal

  • Dec 30, 2020

Finding light in a dark year, to hold on to for tomorrow

Just like consuming news in 2020 felt like it was all about COVID, writing it also often felt exhausting especially when every incident, event, opportunity, funding had a pandemic-related caveat to it. So when we went through the entire year's news to compile the Year In Review for this and next edition, that's when we realized that yes, 2020 was about COVID but also about so many more things.

  • Dec 30, 2020

Granisle council to continue with quarterly newsletters

Logging issues, ditching projects and more updates from the community

  • Dec 30, 2020

Granisle’s Cram the Cruiser, a success

Mayor Linda McGuire, Councillor Karen Barber representing the Granisle Lions Club where the food donations will be packaged into hampers to be distributed to those in need within the community, and Sgt. Mark Smaill were present during Granisle's sixth Annual Cram the Cruiser event held on Dec. 11. (Jessie Zhu photo/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 30, 2020