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The handsfree door openers and mask straps that the Granisle Public Library is printing with their new 3D printer. (Submitted/Houston Today)

Granisle Public Library’s tech haul to help community, especially seniors

The library is putting the provincial technology grant towards exciting projects

The handsfree door openers and mask straps that the Granisle Public Library is printing with their new 3D printer. (Submitted/Houston Today)
20 crew members from the North have been sent to fight the deadly wildfires blazing in California, 13 are from Burns Lake and Houston crew. (Jeff Wilson photo/Plumas News)

Houston and Burns Lake crew fighting wildfires in California

Crews from Northwest Fire Centre and Prince George Fire Centre sent to United States

20 crew members from the North have been sent to fight the deadly wildfires blazing in California, 13 are from Burns Lake and Houston crew. (Jeff Wilson photo/Plumas News)
The virtual forum saw four of the five candidates discussing various issue, with moderator Maureen Czirfusz. (Screenshot/Houston Today)

Houston District Chamber of Commerce hosts an All Candidates forum

The forum was held virtually with questions from the community that were submitted in advance

The virtual forum saw four of the five candidates discussing various issue, with moderator Maureen Czirfusz. (Screenshot/Houston Today)
The Award ceremony held last year was a fun social gathering in October, unlike the virtual one this year which has been postponed to Nov. 14. (Laura Blackwell photo/Houston Today)

Houston to host its Community Excellence Awards virtually

The Houston & District Chamber of Commerce postpone the event to November

The Award ceremony held last year was a fun social gathering in October, unlike the virtual one this year which has been postponed to Nov. 14. (Laura Blackwell photo/Houston Today)
Students from Houston Secondary School showed up voluntarily on Nov. 29, 2019, during their lunch break to provide input on the board’s strategic plan. (Matthew Monkman/Houston Today)

SD 54 unveils their new logo

Part of the Strategic Draft Plan released by the school district

Students from Houston Secondary School showed up voluntarily on Nov. 29, 2019, during their lunch break to provide input on the board’s strategic plan. (Matthew Monkman/Houston Today)
The Dupras family has been regulars at the Babine River and have seen plentiful grizzlies over the years. (Jay Dupras photo/Lakes District News)

A family’s close encounter with a grizzly on Babine River bridge

Photo-enthusiasts let the bear access the bridge for photos putting others at risk

The Dupras family has been regulars at the Babine River and have seen plentiful grizzlies over the years. (Jay Dupras photo/Lakes District News)
Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press files)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting in Houston begins today

Advance voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21 in B.C.’s election

Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press files)
The Burns Lake RCMP is investigating the incident. (Phil McLachlan photo)

Fatal collision between a pedestrian and train near Burns Lake

Police say the investigation is still ongoing

The Burns Lake RCMP is investigating the incident. (Phil McLachlan photo)
Jon Rempel will be running in the Nechako Lakes riding for the second time. (Submitted/Houston Today)

BC Libertarian Candidate Jon Rempel’s second run

Wants to ensure society is not too dependent on the government

Jon Rempel will be running in the Nechako Lakes riding for the second time. (Submitted/Houston Today)
Rustad (Submitted/Houston Today)

Helping individuals — a big lesson in politics, says Rustad

Fifth provincial election for the incumbent BC Liberal MLA

Rustad (Submitted/Houston Today)
The Crow or Raven mask making workshop will have kids and adults work with paper to create three dimensional masks. (Submitted/Houston Today)

Houston Public Library to hold mask making workshop for Halloween

Might be adding more library hours starting November

The Crow or Raven mask making workshop will have kids and adults work with paper to create three dimensional masks. (Submitted/Houston Today)
Margo Maley’s first provincial election this year will see her run against four other candidates in the Nechako Lakes riding. (Margo Maley Facebook photo/Lakes District News)

Independent Margo Maley ready for her first provincial elections

Says she always held a motivation to run and be part of decision-making

Margo Maley’s first provincial election this year will see her run against four other candidates in the Nechako Lakes riding. (Margo Maley Facebook photo/Lakes District News)
Only 20 people will be allowed on the ice at a time as per the new regulations for Covid safety. (Submitted/Houston Today)

The Claude Parish Memorial Arena in Houston open for public since Oct. 1

Currently not equipped for games or matches on ice this year

Only 20 people will be allowed on the ice at a time as per the new regulations for Covid safety. (Submitted/Houston Today)

Babine Elementary-Secondary’s back-to-school close to a normal school year

Masks, hand sanitizing and social distancing are the only new things

How did schools in Houston observe the Orange Shirt Day?

A look at what Silverthorne Elementary and Houston Secondary School did

Incumbent BC Liberal MLA John Rustad will run for the fifth time

Hopes to continue serving the Nechako Lakes riding

Pleasant Valley Horse Club hosts a Poker Ride in Houston

Socially distant, with lower numbers

SD 54 enrollment numbers for Houston schools are out

Numbers on par with projections but several new changes coming to the school district

The Family Resource Centre in Houston reopens it doors

No more drop-ins but families can still come in, through pre-registration