Burns Lake Lakes District News

Most Burns Lake businesses happy with customers shopping locally

Stores experiencing profits this Christmas

  • Dec 23, 2020

NEWSS and SD 91 working to solve the Saul Creek problem

The creek crossing Government Street, is trying to break bank through the high school yard

  • Dec 23, 2020

Over 900 toys donated for the LINK’s toy drive

Secret Santa to make Christmas special for over 70 families in Burns Lake

  • Dec 23, 2020

True spirit revealed with the season of giving

When the restrictions and COVID-measures rolled out, I heard a lot of people from cities getting upset over cancelled parties and gatherings. And yes, there were these murmurs in smaller towns and villages as well, but what surprised me was just how many people were more upset over how someone else won't get Christmas, how folks in seniors' homes won't get to see their families, how kids won't get their toys under their trees or how families won't unite over the holidays.

  • Dec 23, 2020

VIDEO: William Konkin Elementary students spreading Christmas cheer

Release a video to replace the Christmas concert due to the pandemic

  • Dec 23, 2020

Village meetings go virtual

We are only offering live Zoom meetings at this time. Live streaming is being considered

  • Dec 23, 2020

WKE kids enjoying the snow

William Konkin Elementary school students have already started enjoying the snow over their playground and hill. Paige Adam, Jessica Chen, Lydia Bridge, Nicole Adam, Jayden Seminuk-Barnes, Kitai West were getting ready to slide down the snow slope while Rory Levick and Jade Abraham were seen jumping with joy over the snow. Hope Shumka, Jayden Seminuk-Barnes, Dre Abraham, Kitai West, Ellie Trottier, Phaedra Waddle, Airianna Bird and Starla Bird were all seen donning Christmas gear and enjoying in the knee-deep snow. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 23, 2020

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Prince George

Vaccine arrives at University Hospital of Northern British Columbia Dec. 21

  • Dec 21, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak at two CGL pipeline accomodation sites

27 employees between 7 Mile Lodge and Little Rock Lake Lodge tested positive

  • Dec 20, 2020

“Many households think they are an exception to the rule,” says Deputy Chief MacDonald

Additional restrictions and measures in place due to two cases on Woyenne reserve

  • Dec 18, 2020

COVID-19 exposure reported at Decker Lake Elementary school

Northern Health explains why the school received a two-week delayed notification

  • Dec 18, 2020

Fundraising underway for former Smithers resident diagnosed with ALS

Family and friends hoping to raise $100,000 to help with the treatment

  • Dec 18, 2020

Burns Lake sees increase in COVID restriction calls

Two violation tickets have already been given out

  • Dec 16, 2020

Checkpoints back up in all Lake Babine Nation communities

Several COVID-measures announced by Chief and council

  • Dec 16, 2020

Decker Lake Elementary students prepare cards for seniors

Adley made this Christmas card, as a part of Mr. Matte's class, for her grandmother who lives in Heritage Manor. This year, some students from Decker Lake Elementary school are writing letters and cards for residents in Heritage Manor, Tweedsmuir House, Carrol Cottage and The Pines. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 16, 2020

Don’t let thieves ruin your Christmas

Series of tips will help protect property, items

  • Dec 16, 2020

Fresh snow, dramatic mornings

Omineca Ski Club saw fresh snow last week and immediately got to refreshing the tracks from Cedar to Spud, Boulder, Summit, Creekside and dog trails. (Omineca Ski Club photo/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 16, 2020

Is your house pet safe this holiday season?

Safety tips, advice and more to ensure pets have a happy holiday too

  • Dec 16, 2020

Lakes Animal Friendship receives over $5,000 from bottle returns

The Burns Lake Recycle Depot gave a cheque for $5,039 to Lakes Animal Friendship Society. Julie Harrison with her dog, Clive and Lyssa McDonald received the cheque on the behalf of the society. Both, Harrison and McDonald were thrilled about the large donation that they said would be helpful in getting some supplies for cats as mostly what gets donated is for dogs. Organizations can set up accounts at the depot and drop off their returnables and tell the staff what organization they would like to donate to. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 16, 2020

Link Food Centre receives $10,000

Last week, the Link Food Centre received a $10,000 cheque from a fundraiser that employees of TC Energy and Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction held. Employees of both TC Energy and PAPC were at Save-On Foods on Dec. 10 to present a cheque for $10,000 to Jane Martens with the Lakes District Family Enhancement Society, which operates the LINK in the Lakes District. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

  • Dec 16, 2020