Jonathan Jaspers, grade 10 Houston Secondary student, won second place with his creative writing in the 2013 Canada Day Challenge.
The first 2013 Farmers Market opened up last Friday, bringing in lots of locals as well as several booths from as far as Broman Lake.
Over 30 local people participated in a grief workshop at the Seniors Centre last Saturday, organized by the Houston Hospice Society.
B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA) and Tire Stewardship B.C. (TSBC) sent summer ambassadors across B.C. to promote recycling.
The Canadian Cancer Society named Houston Councillor Kyle Thomson the 2013 Regional Community Champion.
Jamie Sols, a Christian singer and songwriter from Grande Prairie visited Houston last Wednesday with his wife and five of eight children.
Houston Link to Learning partnered with the Public Library to run a Family Night, Barbeque, and magic show last Wednesday.
Schools, Houston Link to Learning, and Strongstart ran two government funded Ready, Set, Learn pre-school programs in Houston last week.
Six students from Trinity Western University in Langley visited the First Nations people on the Fort Babine reserve May 6 to 28.
The recent Teddy Bear Picnic brought a crowd of kids to the Houston Public Library for games and activities.
Houston doula Heather Moorhead supports pregnant women emotionally, physically and informationally.
A group of youth are planning to paint a mural on the Jamie Baxter skateboard park in June.
Houston Multiple Sclerosis (MS) support group is hosting an MS walk on Sunday to bring awareness to MS and fund raise for the cause.
The 12th annual Hospice garage sale opened last weekend and continues this Friday to Sunday, raising funds for local health care.
The Houston and Burns Lake Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps recently had their Annual Ceremonial Review in Houston.
Twain Sullivan kindergarden students recently toured the local RCMP detachment, tried out police truck lights, and learned the RCMP salute.
Houston Secondary students took pictures in Steelhead Park before their prom. HSS graduation is June 14 and HCS is June 26.
The Royal Bank staff held their 18th annual barbeque last Friday, raising funds for the B.C. Children’s Hospital.
The Houston Public Library got its new Children’s Puppet Theatre and children and their parents are invited to come try them out.
Gert Frenzle presents Ann Wilson with a $5,000 cheque for the Houston Hospice Society.
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