Flavio Nienow

Since new federal grade crossing regulations were introduced in 2014, CN has been collaborating with communities across its network to comply with the new requirements aimed at improving grade crossing safety. (Black Press file photo)

CN identifies ‘areas of potential concern’ in Burns Lake

CN proposes to meet with village staff

Since new federal grade crossing regulations were introduced in 2014, CN has been collaborating with communities across its network to comply with the new requirements aimed at improving grade crossing safety. (Black Press file photo)
Longtime Houston resident Ron Harris said he’s gone door knocking to gather approximately 430 signatures in favour of a petition he’s presented to district council. (Submitted photo)

Houston residents pile pressure on council over rail concerns

Petition gathers over 400 signatures

Longtime Houston resident Ron Harris said he’s gone door knocking to gather approximately 430 signatures in favour of a petition he’s presented to district council. (Submitted photo)
Police at explosion and fire that killed two workers at Babine Forest Products on Jan. 20, 2012. (Lakes District News file photo)

New report into sawmill explosions released

The report recommends streamlining investigative process

Police at explosion and fire that killed two workers at Babine Forest Products on Jan. 20, 2012. (Lakes District News file photo)
The delay in ice installation meant problems for user groups, including the Houston Ringette Association, which had some of its players travelling to Burns Lake once a week to practice. (Houston Today file photo)

Some arena fees in Houston reduced by a third

The discount is due to delays in ice installation

The delay in ice installation meant problems for user groups, including the Houston Ringette Association, which had some of its players travelling to Burns Lake once a week to practice. (Houston Today file photo)
Premier commits to revenue talks

Premier commits to revenue talks

Agreement expected to be reached within six months

Premier commits to revenue talks
Work camp west of Tchesinkut Lake

Work camp west of Tchesinkut Lake

How will TransCanada’s proposed camp impact Burns Lake?

Work camp west of Tchesinkut Lake

Increase of poverty rate in Houston

Houston Salvation Army food bank says they have noticed an increase since May 2017

Could Huckleberry reopen soon?

Could Huckleberry reopen soon?

Copper prices have been steadily increasing

Could Huckleberry reopen soon?
Greyhound Canada has recently filed an application with the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board to discontinue passenger service on five routes, including their daily route through Burns Lake.

MLAs call on NDP to save Greyhound

John Rustad: Inaction is not an option

Greyhound Canada has recently filed an application with the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board to discontinue passenger service on five routes, including their daily route through Burns Lake.
The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)

Greyhound could soon depart northern B.C.

Greyhound could soon depart northern B.C. on a one-way ticket

The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)
The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)

Greyhound could soon depart northern B.C. on a one-way ticket

Can’t compete with new $5 Highway 16 transit: Greyhound.

The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)
Adult basic education now free in BC

Adult basic education now free in BC

The new government also plans to reduce the interest on student loans

Adult basic education now free in BC
Car crash on Hwy. 16 claims two lives

Car crash on Hwy. 16 claims two lives

A car crossed the centre line and struck a loaded logging truck

Car crash on Hwy. 16 claims two lives
Houston included in smoky skies bulletin

Houston included in smoky skies bulletin

There are currently no active wildfires in the Northwest Fire Centre

Houston included in smoky skies bulletin
Stats Canada new census data

Stats Canada new census data

The latest batch of data includes languages and households

Stats Canada new census data
Relationship protocol sparks debate

Relationship protocol sparks debate

RDBN directors expressed concerns over a relationship protocol with First Nations

Relationship protocol sparks debate

Body found at Six Mile Hill identified

A Lakes District Maintenance employee had located the body in 2015

Race against time to repair damage

Race against time to repair damage

Kenny Dam has significantly impacted the Nechako white sturgeon

Race against time to repair damage

Four deaths per day caused by drugs

Overdose deaths took 129 lives in B.C. during the month of May

BC Transit bus stopping at the Houston Leisure Facility on its way to Burns Lake.

Is the new bus schedule confusing?

B.C. Transit: Any time a new service begins there will be constructive feedback

BC Transit bus stopping at the Houston Leisure Facility on its way to Burns Lake.