Laura Blackwell

Nice fish.

Nice fish

Vernon Amendt caught this huge 3.5 lb rainbow in Francois Lake recently.

Nice fish.
Rugby fun.

Rugby fun

A group of people were out recently at the Lakes District soccer fields having a fun game of rugby.

Rugby fun.

Why is it so smokey in Burns Lake?

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a 105-hectare wildfire on the east side of Whitesail Lake within Tweedsmuir Provincial Park.

Impressive char.

Impressive char

Reg Worthing 90-years-old caught this 25 pound Char on Francois Lake recently.

Impressive char.
Lakes District Choir entertains  community at Canada Day

Lakes District Choir entertains community at Canada Day

The Lakes District Community Choir opened the festivities on July 1, Canada Celebration with their rendition of Oh Canada.

Lakes District Choir entertains  community at Canada Day
Tug-of-war fun for kids on sports day at WKE.

Tug-of-war fun for kids on sports day at WKE

William Konkin Elementary ended the school year with a fun sports day and a tug-of-war competition.

Tug-of-war fun for kids on sports day at WKE.
Sharp turn puts power out.

Sharp turn puts power out

Burns Lake RCMP received a complaint of a red tractor trailer truck hitting the power pole.

Sharp turn puts power out.
Jamie Marr.

Nice char

Burns Lake resident Jamie Marr caught this great char on Francois Lake.

Jamie Marr.
Seagull’s nests under water (dark marks).

High waters on Ootsa Lake causing havoc for nesting birds

Photos of a osprey nest and (dark marks) seagull’s nests under water.

Seagull’s nests under water (dark marks).
Chief Corrina Leween.

New chief for Cheslatta

Cheers came from the small crowd last Friday night at the Cheslatta Carrier Nation office as the official results were read.

Chief Corrina Leween.
Bear scratch fever.

Bear scratch fever

Local resident captured this bear stopping for a nice big back scratch.

Bear scratch fever.
Grassy Plains Annual Mud Bogs.

A lot of mud makes for fun times

It was a record turnout this year at the Grassy Plains Annual Mud Bogs.

Grassy Plains Annual Mud Bogs.
Wrong gear.

Wrong gear

An unfortunate mishap happened to a Rainbow Gas Bar customers recently.

Wrong gear.
Money for youth.

Money for youth

Lakes District Arts Council received money from the Burns Lake and District Community Foundation Society.

Money for youth.
Good kick.

Soccer season starts for little and big

Soccer season has started not just for these little tykes but for the older kids at Lakes District Secondary students too.

Good kick.
Time to say good-bye to old hospital.

Time to say good-bye to old the hospital

Demolition of the building is happening right now.

Time to say good-bye to old hospital.
Clark Pepper (L) accepted the awards on behalf of Flavio Nienow.

First place winner

Congratulations to CNA journalism graduate Flavio Sachett Nienow .

Clark Pepper (L) accepted the awards on behalf of Flavio Nienow.
Grizzly bear.

Grizzly bear

Lakes District resident Mike Roberston captured this fantastic photo of this huge grizzly.

Grizzly bear.
Environmental testing.

Environmental testing

A company from Prince George was in Burns Lake recently testing the soil for any possible contamination.

Environmental testing.
Carpet bowling for Burns Lake seniors.

Carpet bowling for Burns Lake seniors

Around 55 people joined two day carpet bowling tournament in Burns Lake recently.

Carpet bowling for Burns Lake seniors.
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