Jackie Lieuwen

Houston crime statistics for third quarter.

Crime in Houston climbing

The crime and violence in Houston is climbing to alarming rates, now at the "highest ever in Houston."

Houston crime statistics for third quarter.
Two representatives from Coastal Gaslink presented at Houston council last Tuesday. Above are Kiel Giddens

HFP site proposed for LNG staging

Coastal Gaslink is considering the former HFP site for a staging area, used for rail access during the two years of pipeline construction.

Two representatives from Coastal Gaslink presented at Houston council last Tuesday. Above are Kiel Giddens
The Coastal GasLink pipeline is proposed to run 23 kilometres south of Houston. A work camp is proposed south of Goosly Falls (also known as Buck Falls) on the Parrott Trail Forest Service Road. Coastal GasLink says the camp will be accessed through the Morice River Road.

Pipeline work camp proposed near Buck Falls

Coastal Gaslink plans for a construction camp 23 km from Houston on the Parrott Trail Forest Service Road, accessed via Morice River Road.

The Coastal GasLink pipeline is proposed to run 23 kilometres south of Houston. A work camp is proposed south of Goosly Falls (also known as Buck Falls) on the Parrott Trail Forest Service Road. Coastal GasLink says the camp will be accessed through the Morice River Road.
A Northern Health Review of Houston services recommends transforming the Houston Health Centre into a Primary Care Home.

Houston Health Centre future… to Primary Care Home

Northern Health plans to have doctors and other health services work more collaboratively in the Houston Health Centre.

A Northern Health Review of Houston services recommends transforming the Houston Health Centre into a Primary Care Home.
Houston and Smithers Christian Hockey Leagues gather for a group photo after a scrimmage game.

Hockey League focuses on fun and helping

A less structured program, the Houston Christian Hockey League is geared towards fun, family and teaching kids to help each other out.

Houston and Smithers Christian Hockey Leagues gather for a group photo after a scrimmage game.

Ramping up the Canada Day celebration

The District of Houston wants to ramp up the Canada Day celebration this year, and has applied for a $10,000 grant to do so.

The stone section on the right side of the Houston Fire Hall was the Houston Public Library in the 1970s.

Houston Public Library celebrates 50 years

The Houston Library was officially recognized 50 years ago today, on January 28, 1965, but unofficially it's been running since the 1920s.

The stone section on the right side of the Houston Fire Hall was the Houston Public Library in the 1970s.
The Houston Health

Health Charter to be developed for Houston

A committee of Houston health and service providers is developing a Health & Wellness Charter for Houston.

The Houston Health
Police arrested and charged three Houston males for breaking into Houston Secondary School Jan. 17 and Northstar Performance Jan. 20. Police suspect this group is responsible for a series of break ins in the last month at HSS and Nadina Truck Service. The males are facing 19 criminal charges.

Break and enter suspects face 19 charges

Police arrested three males who broke into Houston Secondary School and North Star Performance last week.

Police arrested and charged three Houston males for breaking into Houston Secondary School Jan. 17 and Northstar Performance Jan. 20. Police suspect this group is responsible for a series of break ins in the last month at HSS and Nadina Truck Service. The males are facing 19 criminal charges.

Winter fun planned for Family Day week

ACT is gearing up for the second annual Winterfest celebration on Family Day and the week prior.

Houston council

Council turns down wage increases

Houston council turned down an annual increase in wages at the council meeting last Tuesday.

Houston council
Houston resident Carol Daykin says the dike between 5th and 6th Street has a hole in it and is not safe.

Houston resident concerned about hole in dike

Houston resident Carol Daykin is raising concern about a hole in the dike northwest of 6th Street and the danger it poses.

Houston resident Carol Daykin says the dike between 5th and 6th Street has a hole in it and is not safe.

Houston residential assessment values drop in 2015

Houston property values are among the few to drop in the northwest area in 2015, though the average house is worth the same.

The Granisle hunting guide was fined after a Mexican client shot a grizzly outside of the guide area.

Hunting guide fined over $20,000

The Granisle hunting guide is was found guilty and is facing fines for a Mexican client who shot a grizzly outside of the guide area.

The Granisle hunting guide was fined after a Mexican client shot a grizzly outside of the guide area.
Cheryl and Jenna enjoy a moment in the airport as they wait to head to Vancouver.

Diabetes dictates new way of life for eight-year-old Jenna

The diabetes diagnoses six years ago changed life for Jenna and her family, who have to be constantly vigilant about Jenna's health.

Cheryl and Jenna enjoy a moment in the airport as they wait to head to Vancouver.
Anna and Jenna enjoy a hot chocolate after sledding with friends at Rock Nest Ranch during the holiday season. Families enjoyed outdoor activities a lot over the holidays

Winter Fun

Kids from the Houston Christian School enjoyed a beautiful winter day at Rock Nest Ranch just before the holidays.

Anna and Jenna enjoy a hot chocolate after sledding with friends at Rock Nest Ranch during the holiday season. Families enjoyed outdoor activities a lot over the holidays
Rob Newell

RDBN Director Newell wants health and infrastructure improvements

Houston's Rob Newell was re-elected Regional District Director for the Houston Rural area, with 975 voters and 14,446 square kilometres

Rob Newell
Mineral Processing students tour Huckleberry Mine. L-R are Zach Windle

Students graduate from Mineral Processing

Five Houston students graduated from the first-ever Mineral Processing Operator course that meets industry-designed occupational standards.

Mineral Processing students tour Huckleberry Mine. L-R are Zach Windle

Houston water treatment plant incurs extra costs

The Houston Water Treatment Plant is costing the District nearly $43,000 extra for groundwork and extra supplies.

Houston Public Library is getting increases in funding from District of Houston in 2015.

Houston council approves Library funding increase

Over the past two years, Library funding from the District of Houston has increased 12 percent to $118,000 starting 2015.

Houston Public Library is getting increases in funding from District of Houston in 2015.