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The Grip It and Rip It charity golf tournament will donate proceeds to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank for helping people meet food needs in developing countries. The event happens on Aug. 24 in Houston. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Burns Lake golfers to help end world hunger

Burns Lake residents will bring together charity and golf at the Grip…

The Grip It and Rip It charity golf tournament will donate proceeds to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank for helping people meet food needs in developing countries. The event happens on Aug. 24 in Houston. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
Property crime is a bigger problem in Houston than in Burns Lake, with 122 incidents recorded last year and 15 people charged. There 96 incidents in 2014, and 135 in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)

Crime rose in Houston statistics show

Crime rates rose in Houston. The number of incidents police responded to…

Property crime is a bigger problem in Houston than in Burns Lake, with 122 incidents recorded last year and 15 people charged. There 96 incidents in 2014, and 135 in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)
Directors with the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako have expressed frustration with how TransCanada has planned out aspects of its pipeline project. (Black Press Media file photo)

TransCanada uncooperative with pipeline plans, RDBN says

TransCanada has been not cooperative with the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN)…

Directors with the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako have expressed frustration with how TransCanada has planned out aspects of its pipeline project. (Black Press Media file photo)
RDBN board briefs

RDBN board briefs

Wildfire conference podcast The board of directors of the Regional District of…

RDBN board briefs
The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako plans to invest $100,000 in an application process for a grant to improve internet access across the area. (Black Press Media file photo)

RDBN budgets $100,000 for internet application grant

The board of directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has…

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako plans to invest $100,000 in an application process for a grant to improve internet access across the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Murder suspects spotted in Burns Lake, resident says

Murder suspects spotted in Burns Lake, resident says

A Burns Lake resident saw two men in a local business matching…

Murder suspects spotted in Burns Lake, resident says
The suicide rate in northern British Columbia was the highest in the province in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)

Northern B.C. had highest suicide rate in 2017

Northern British Columbia had the highest suicide rate in the province in…

The suicide rate in northern British Columbia was the highest in the province in 2017. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police have identified the man found dead south of Dease Lake as Leonard Dyck, from Vancouver. Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, have been charged with second degree murder in his death. The search for the pair is ongoing. (RCMP file photo)

Police identify man found slain near Dease Lake

Police have identified the man found dead on July 19 at a…

Police have identified the man found dead south of Dease Lake as Leonard Dyck, from Vancouver. Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, have been charged with second degree murder in his death. The search for the pair is ongoing. (RCMP file photo)
Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky were on July 23 named as suspects in the deaths of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese and a third, unidentified man. (RCMP image)

Teens suspects in deaths in north B.C., RCMP says

Two men are now suspects in the three deaths in northern British…

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky were on July 23 named as suspects in the deaths of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese and a third, unidentified man. (RCMP image)
Know the rules before towing a recreational trailer

Know the rules before towing a recreational trailer

Motorists towing a recreational trailer this summer should be aware of the…

Know the rules before towing a recreational trailer
Jolene Swain is the Land Matcher for Central and Northern British Columbia as part of the B.C. Land Matching Program. (Young Agrarians photo)

New program links farmers with land in north

The new British Columbia Land Matching Program (BCLMP) seeks to help new…

Jolene Swain is the Land Matcher for Central and Northern British Columbia as part of the B.C. Land Matching Program. (Young Agrarians photo)
The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako will receive almost $300,000 for its metals at solid waste sites after it awarded a contract to Schnitzer Steel to collect the scrap for recycling. (Black Press Media file photo)

RDBN to get almost $290,000 for metal recycling

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) might receive almost $290,000 for recycling…

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako will receive almost $300,000 for its metals at solid waste sites after it awarded a contract to Schnitzer Steel to collect the scrap for recycling. (Black Press Media file photo)
Morel mushrooms grow beside a log, south of Francois Lake. (Blair McBride photo)

First Nations, government to monitor mushroom picking

The provincial government is partnering with some First Nations in the region…

Morel mushrooms grow beside a log, south of Francois Lake. (Blair McBride photo)
A black bear roams on the property of a Burns Lake resident, just east of the village, on June 23. (Blair McBride photo)

More problem bears this year, official says

Over the course of June, more residents reported seeing bears roaming in…

A black bear roams on the property of a Burns Lake resident, just east of the village, on June 23. (Blair McBride photo)
A total of sixteen staff members of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako earned more than $75,000 in 2018. (Blair McBride photo)

16 RDBN staff earned more than $75,000 in 2018

Sixteen staff members of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) earned more…

A total of sixteen staff members of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako earned more than $75,000 in 2018. (Blair McBride photo)
British Columbians have until July 19 to share their opinions with the government on whether or not to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. government seeks feedback on Daylight Saving Time

Some of us might get a sudden sense of relief and freedom…

British Columbians have until July 19 to share their opinions with the government on whether or not to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Northwest Fire Centre of the BC Wildfire Service is monitoring the relatively dry and warm weather conditions in the region. (Black Press Media file photo)

Northwest Fire Centre aware of drought conditions

The BC Wildfire Service is keeping a close eye on the relatively…

The Northwest Fire Centre of the BC Wildfire Service is monitoring the relatively dry and warm weather conditions in the region. (Black Press Media file photo)

Better internet top concern for RDBN residents

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) should be addressing internet and cellular…

A set of images presented by Vivian Krause shows the differences in maps of areas where the blond Kermode bear lives and the larger size of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Rich U.S. donors fund anti-oil activism, meeting hears

Much of the organized opposition to oil and gas development in Canada…

A set of images presented by Vivian Krause shows the differences in maps of areas where the blond Kermode bear lives and the larger size of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Cut stumpage, keep people working, says Rustad

Reducing the carbon tax and stumpage fees might help out struggling forestry…