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Woman saved from Morice River, man missing

A female was rescued from a flipped truck floating in the Morice River early last Tuesday. Houston and Smithers SAR are looking for man.

The Bulkley Valley Development Centre helped 11 Houston kids learn to bike last week. They ran a bike camp at Silverthorne School Monday

Biking boost of confidence

Bursting with new confidence, 11 Houston kids successfully peddled their bikes for the first time at a Houston bike camp last week.

The Bulkley Valley Development Centre helped 11 Houston kids learn to bike last week. They ran a bike camp at Silverthorne School Monday
Houston Christian School did a mini-sports day for the younger students who are not part of the regular regional day. Here

HCS runs mini-sports day

Houston Christian School recently ran a mini-sports day for the younger students who are not part of the regular regional day.

Houston Christian School did a mini-sports day for the younger students who are not part of the regular regional day. Here
The Houston Health Centre is to be renovated into a Primary Care Home.

Health Centre renovating into Primary Care Home

The Houston Health Centre is planning renovations this summer as they reorganize into a Primary Care Home.

The Houston Health Centre is to be renovated into a Primary Care Home.
Shivani Sadhir is pursuing studies in clinical psychology

HSS graduate pursing clinical psychology

Houston graduate Shivani Sadhir is launching into an eight year educational journey, aspiring for a career in clinical psychology.

Shivani Sadhir is pursuing studies in clinical psychology

Northern Health exploring Houston nurse education

Northern Health is looking at ways to enable nurses to do more at the Houston Health Centre, and what it will take for nurses to upgrade.

Houston celebrated National Aboriginal Day at the Northwest Community College last Wednesday. Crowds swarmed the college campus

Houston celebrates Aboriginal Day

Houston celebrated National Aboriginal Day at NWCC with a salmon barbecue, entertainment from First Nations dance groups and more.

Houston celebrated National Aboriginal Day at the Northwest Community College last Wednesday. Crowds swarmed the college campus
Don Hounsell is the new Manager of Engineering at the District of Houston. He has 21 years of engineering experience and won the Premier's Award for Excellence in Construction Management in 2012.

Manager of Engineering praises Houston potential

Houston's new Manager of Engineering is an outdoor enthusiast, fly fisherman and photographer who really appreciates Houston.

Don Hounsell is the new Manager of Engineering at the District of Houston. He has 21 years of engineering experience and won the Premier's Award for Excellence in Construction Management in 2012.
The District hopes to make Canada Day an even bigger event this year.

Canada Day to make a big splash

Houston wants to make a big splash with the Canada Day celebration this year, with pancake breakfast, music, a dunk tank, and face painting.

The District hopes to make Canada Day an even bigger event this year.
A class of 49 students are launching into a new season of life with big dreams for what lies ahead. Houston Secondary School celebrated with the graduates last Friday

Grads launch from HSS

Houston Secondary School celebrated with 49 graduates last Friday, along with a gym packed with proud family and friends.

A class of 49 students are launching into a new season of life with big dreams for what lies ahead. Houston Secondary School celebrated with the graduates last Friday
Falcon Contracting setting up a Chevron LNG field office in the Houston Industrial Park.

Chevron opens LNG field office in Houston

Chevron is opening a field office in the Houston Industrial Park for pre-construction activities for the proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline.

Falcon Contracting setting up a Chevron LNG field office in the Houston Industrial Park.
Contractors and volunteers from Houston dug water and sewer lines last week for the new seniors housing complex in the Pleasant Valley Village. The Houston Retirement Housing Society has been fundraising since last year for the $700

IN THE Trenches

Contractors and volunteers from Houston dug water and sewer lines last week for the new seniors housing in the Pleasant Valley Village.

Contractors and volunteers from Houston dug water and sewer lines last week for the new seniors housing complex in the Pleasant Valley Village. The Houston Retirement Housing Society has been fundraising since last year for the $700
The District of Houston wants more timber for Dungate Community Forests.

District lobbies for more timber

The District of Houston and Dungate Community Forests are seeking 10,000 cubic metres more timber to support the community.

The District of Houston wants more timber for Dungate Community Forests.
RCMP Constable Creasey comes from depot with seven years of experience working at a maximum security prison in Maple Ridge.

New Constable seeks to be a role model

New Houston Constable Ryan Creasey wants to role model integrity and respect for all people to youth.

RCMP Constable Creasey comes from depot with seven years of experience working at a maximum security prison in Maple Ridge.

Houston schools report minor drop in enrolment

Houston school enrolment has seen a minor drop since HFP closed last May, and school superintendent says it is "better then [they] feared."

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Students engage community

Twain Sullivan Elementary students recently toured the RCMP detachment and Fire Hall and took part in Jump Rope for Heart.

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West Fraser salvaged and sold all the parts they could from Houston Forest Products sawmill and planer. They sent parts of HFP to Oregon

Real estate market bustling since mill closure last year

Real estate agents say sales are up and the market is busy, despite the closure of HFP last year.

West Fraser salvaged and sold all the parts they could from Houston Forest Products sawmill and planer. They sent parts of HFP to Oregon
West Fraser continues dismantling and demolishing Houston Forest Products.

Retailers report small drop in sales, good overall

Business in Houston is facing a smaller impact than expected after the closure of Houston Forest Products a year ago.

West Fraser continues dismantling and demolishing Houston Forest Products.
Instructor Avi Sternberg and six professional cook students show off their handiwork. Nine students are enrolled in the Professional Cook level one course. Six of the students are from Houston

Students hone cooking skills to open opportunities

Houston Secondary School students and staff are feasting on an array of professionally-prepared, six-course meals.

Instructor Avi Sternberg and six professional cook students show off their handiwork. Nine students are enrolled in the Professional Cook level one course. Six of the students are from Houston
First year Belt Buckles were given to Cara McCormack (left) and Tyler Wardrop (right)

Firemen’s Ball

The Houston Fire Department had a good turn out at its annual Firemen's Ball. Awards were given to all volunteers in the Department.

First year Belt Buckles were given to Cara McCormack (left) and Tyler Wardrop (right)