Andrew Hudson

Castle manager shares community power tools

Castle building store manager Amanda Veillette shares her ideas on building community in a keynote speech for International Women's Day.

Pacific Trails shifts pipeline route near Owen Creek

Apache Canada is tabling a series of adjustments that would alter the way it routes a natural gas pipeline south of Houston.

Houston teachers strike

Teachers from Silverthorne, Twain Sullivan and Houston Secondary were protesting in Houston as part of a province-wide strike on Tuesday.

Safety board to report on derailment

Inspectors at the Transportation Safety Board are looking into what caused a coal train to derail west of Houston on Feb. 21.

Raising the roof at Monster Industries

Owner Kyle Thomson says there's no super secret to the rise of Monster Industries. It's all about manpower.

Major investments coming to Huckleberry Mine

Huckleberry Mine will see more than $100 million in spending this year as workers prepare to dig deep and extend the mine’s life to 2021.

Luckies, Braves net big bucks for Burns Lake

A Luckies vs. Braves benefit game scored $4,200 for the Burns Lake Tragedy Fund on Saturday.

HCS girls win basketball zones

Houston Christian’s Single A girls basketball team won the northwest zones Saturday with a 69-42 win over Bulkley Valley Christian School.

Stolen Sisters march looks to a safer Highway 16

A Valentine's Day march was held in Houston to remember Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women and looks to a safer future.

Family rings in Robbie Burns from Houston to Kitwanga

If Naomi Himech drives past you in January, there's a good chance you'll hear the peal of bagpipes on her stereo.

New geologist digging the Skeena

Jeff Kyba is finding his feet as the new regional geologist for Skeena—B.C.’s busiest mining district.

CN reopens rail line

CN workers reopened a Prince Rupert rail line early Thursday morning, two days after a coal train derailed about 25 km northwest of Houston.

Northern Health penalized for wait times

Northern Health failed to meet wait-times targets last year, and as a result lost $790,000 in extra incentive funding from Victoria.

Fields to close by fall 2012

Houston’s Fields store will soon shut its doors, along with all 166 other Fields locations across Canada.

Luckies to play Braves in benefit games

A Houston Luckies and Burns Lake Braves double-header is promising some great hockey for a good cause.

Stampeders close playoff door

After blasting the Stampeders 6-3 in game one, the Luckies lost had two losses on the road that spelled an end to this year's playoff run.

A taste for learning

Cooks in Houston's family food skills class are slicing and dicing their way to healthy eating.

Mills to take on wood, workers from BFP

Sawmills in Houston, Fraser Lake and Vanderhoof are hauling in logs that slated for a Burns Lake mill that was destroyed by fire.

Gym bulks up on free weights

Canfor donated $2480 to outfit the Houston Leisure Facility gym with a new set of free weights last week.

Mill fire shows community ties

Ties between Burns Lake and Houston are showing in the fallout of a Jan. 20 explosion and fire that destroyed Babine Forest Products.