Year: 2013

CHRISTMAS Giving
The Houston RCMP “Cram the Cruiser” filled three cruisers with food donations and collected over $1,300 in cash and gift certificates.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

LEGION Luncheon
The annual Legion Christmas Luncheon and bake sale was a hit as always, stirring Christmas cheer in the hearts of the community.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

Carol Fest
Students from Houston Secondary, Twain Sullivan and Silverthorne schools showed off their musical talents at the Carol Fest last week.

Wire Service / December 10, 2013

Canfor CEO meets with council
Houston council met with Canfor CEO Don Kayne in Houston last week Monday to discuss their plans for Houston.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

Stranded trapper rescued from Morice Lake
Search and Rescue, police, Department of Fisheries, and local residents rescued a stranded trapper, thrown from his boat Dec. 3.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

Minister of Forests coming to Houston
The Houston mayor and several councillors met with Minister of Forests Steve Thomson to keep HFP logging rights in Houston.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

All Nations Feast
Nearly 250 people came out to the All Nations Feast at the Houston Community Hall last Thursday.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 10, 2013

TOPLEY Santa
Over 100 people came out to the Topley Christmas party, which featured Santa Clause, gifts, games, crafts, a cake walk and a bouncy castle.

Wire Service / December 10, 2013

Ottawa puts on pipeline push
The federal government has stepped up its sales pitch for new pipelines to the B.C. coast, and the stakes are high

Tom Fletcher / December 10, 2013

RCMP Graduate
Local James Fennema recently graduated from the RCMP Depot in Regina, and his first posting is in Dawson Creek.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013

Ottawa vows ‘world class’ oil safety
Southern Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver are already at "very high risk" from existing tanker traffic, mostly from Alaska

Tom Fletcher / December 4, 2013

LADIES Night
Last Thursday, 130 local ladies celebrated the Advent season at a Cheesecake Cafe at the Houston Christian School.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 4, 2013

Weekly police report
Police are upping enforcement for the holidays and putting up roadblocks to check for impaired drivers.

Jackie Lieuwen / December 4, 2013