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Overview of the Brucejack Gold Mine Project. It includes the 330-person permanent camp and the mill building.

Brucejack Gold Mine project expects to hire hundreds

The company that’s building a gold mine north of Stewart, B.C. is planning to ramp up its hiring efforts this fall.

Overview of the Brucejack Gold Mine Project. It includes the 330-person permanent camp and the mill building.
Two Insights West surveys conducted in July 2015 and January 2016 show that opposition to Northern Gateway has been at or near 50 per cent for the past 13 months. British Columbians taking the survey were asked “Given what you know about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project

Half of B.C. remain opposed to Northern Gateway

The views of British Columbians on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project have not gone through a massive shift over the past year.

Two Insights West surveys conducted in July 2015 and January 2016 show that opposition to Northern Gateway has been at or near 50 per cent for the past 13 months. British Columbians taking the survey were asked “Given what you know about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project

Is summer already over in Houston?

Although the average temperature for the end of August and beginning of September in Houston is 19 C

Will LNG projects in B.C. require temporary foreign workers?

With 22 proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) projects in B.C., thousands of workers will be needed

Is the 2016 wildfire season over in Northern B.C.?

So can residents assume that the 2016 wildfire season is over in Northern B.C.?

Canadians can ship with confidence heading into the holiday season

Canada Post has reached tentative short-term agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).

Huckleberry Mine

Huckleberry Mine placed on maintenance

s it had been announced earlier this year, Huckleberry Mine closed its doors last week.

Huckleberry Mine
A large percentage of sockeye still haven’t reached the Fort Babine fence. This incredible photo was taken by Mike Robertson at the Moricetown canyon.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada investigates possible obstruction on Babine Lake

"Babine River has been flown and drifted to investigate a possible obstruction,"

A large percentage of sockeye still haven’t reached the Fort Babine fence. This incredible photo was taken by Mike Robertson at the Moricetown canyon.

Are B.C. Hydro rates too high?

If you've ever been unable to pay your B.C. Hydro bill, you are not alone.

Moose in early spring showing large area where winter hair has been rubbed away to remove winter ticks. These so-called ‘ghost moose’ can die from heavy infestation.

Moose tick study shows increase in winter tick infestation – Houston region included

Sightings of ‘ghost moose’ have long been reported in the B.C. wilderness

Moose in early spring showing large area where winter hair has been rubbed away to remove winter ticks. These so-called ‘ghost moose’ can die from heavy infestation.

Ban on campfires and category three open fires lifted

The bans on campfires in Houston were lifted on August 22.

What to do if you find a bat

Are you noticing more bats around your house or property? You are not alone.

Regional district grills CN representative over rail safety

“CN needs to take a much stronger initiative here in the regional district to protect our resources,” says board director

Growing cannabis for medical purposes now allowed

Canadians who have been authorized to access cannabis for medical purposes will soon be able to grow a limited amount.

Should fracking be banned near hydro dams in B.C.?

Calling on the provincial government to ban natural gas company fracking operations near all hydro dams.

Houston in negotiations with a grocery supplier

The mayor and council have received news from the Houston Mall management that they are currently in negotiations with a grocery supplier.

Mikaela Pond (L) and Jennifer Miller (R)

Nurses who rode 750 km exceed donation goal for Hope Air

 Money will go directly to the national charity Hope Air.

Mikaela Pond (L) and Jennifer Miller (R)
Map of Coastal GasLink’s proposed alternate pipeline route. The alternate route would be about five km north of the current route. While the initial route would mostly run south of the Morice River

Coastal GasLink proposes alternate route

The alternate route would be further away from Unist’ot’en camp.

Map of Coastal GasLink’s proposed alternate pipeline route. The alternate route would be about five km north of the current route. While the initial route would mostly run south of the Morice River

Campfire ban rescinded in Northwest Fire Centre

Fire danger rating for Burns Lake area was lowered July 21.

Gillnetters on the Fraser River haul in sockeye salmon last summer. Fewer salmon are projected to return this year and there are growing fears that poor river conditions will hammer the survival rate of the ones that do. 

Fewer salmon to return this year

Warm ocean conditions are affecting returning salmon across the province.

Gillnetters on the Fraser River haul in sockeye salmon last summer. Fewer salmon are projected to return this year and there are growing fears that poor river conditions will hammer the survival rate of the ones that do.