Year: 2013

Council approves outdoor kitchen
The Houston Community Garden is moving forward with plans to build an outdoor kitchen for canning at the garden.

Jackie Lieuwen / October 22, 2013

What is the underground economy?
Dealing in cash or trading goods and services are often part of the illegal, underground economy.

Jackie Lieuwen / October 15, 2013

SOUP Kitchen
The "Love by the Bowl" Soup kitchen in Houston needs volunteers as they work on renovations and hope to open before winter sets in.

Jackie Lieuwen / October 15, 2013

GET Ready
Part of winter preparations, electrician apprentices Justin Hofsink and Al Noordhof were replacing light bulbs on the lit signs last week.

Jackie Lieuwen / October 15, 2013

LOCAL Author
Local author Debilyn Smith published “Not Just One,” her second book in the Running from Mystery series.

Wire Service / October 15, 2013

LIL’ Gardener
Three-year-old Jade Bodnar shows off some of her fall harvest, gathered from her own garden that she worked this summer.

Wire Service / October 15, 2013

Gaps wide in oil spill scenarios
Oil recovery in computer simulated oil spills could be as high as 25 per cent after five days, or as low as four per cent

Tom Fletcher / October 10, 2013

Fewer electrical fires in B.C.: study
Electrical fires of all kinds have declined over the past three years, including those sparked by illegal marijuana grow operations

Tom Fletcher / October 9, 2013

BC Hydro zeroes in on power theft
Application to utilities commission includes cost of "check meters" for areas where people have refused to accept smart meters

Tom Fletcher / October 9, 2013

New literacy program in Houston
The Northwest Community College is partnering with Houston Link to Learning to provide a Community Literacy Program.

Jackie Lieuwen / October 8, 2013