Huckleberry Mine set to stop all operations Aug. 31, 2016

!Huckleberry Mine, an open pit copper mine located 88 km from Houston, will shut down all operations by Aug. 31, 2016. The mine had already suspended its pit operations in January as declining world demand saw copper prices plummet. - Black Press file photo
  • posted Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Almost 160 workers who were kept on to mill stockpiled ore will lose their jobs.


New standards coming for pet breeders

  • posted Feb 10, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick says puppy mill operators should be subject to Canada's strictest animal abuse penalties


Three Burns Lake athletes prepare for the B.C. Winter Games

  • updated Feb 9, 2016 at 2:34 PM

The competition will take place in Penticton in about two weeks.


Throne speech focus on fuel, food

  • posted Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Premier Christy Clark renews LNG, prosperity fund promises, adds new emphasis on food production and climate change


Burns Lake council deals with budget deficit

  • posted Feb 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Grant application to repave Eighth Avenue not accepted; recreation fees to increase for some users.

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