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Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Seek funds to cover treatment and care for their three autism-diagnosed kids

Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Volunteers to donate 200 bikes to migrant farm workers impacted by B.C. flooding

Seek help repairing bikes in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows fire department responded to the vehicle on fire outside Esso. (Mike Larsson/Special to The News)

Fire crew rescues driver and dog after vehicle crashes into Esso pump in Pitt Meadows

Crews also respond to another fire incident just 100-feet-away

Pitt Meadows fire department responded to the vehicle on fire outside Esso. (Mike Larsson/Special to The News)
Doug and Alma were married for 72 years. (Donna Adams/Special to The News)

Family of late Maple Ridge man devastated after wedding ring of 72 years lost at B.C. hospital

Family warns people to take charge of dead loved ones’s things intead of leaving it up to hospitals

Doug and Alma were married for 72 years. (Donna Adams/Special to The News)
The neutered male has no permanent forms of identification. (BC SPCA Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Are you this dog’s owner? BC SPCA looking out for dog displaced during Abbotsford flooding

The dog was brought from the Chilliwack branch to Maple Ridge due to evacuations

The neutered male has no permanent forms of identification. (BC SPCA Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
Dave Craik and Lisa Craik with the kind man who opened his home to them for shelter in Hope. (Special to The News)
Dave Craik and Lisa Craik with the kind man who opened his home to them for shelter in Hope. (Special to The News)
Tania and Scott with their dog, sitting inside a fogged-up car, waiting for help to arrive. (Tania Honeysett/Special to The News)

‘Everyone’s helping each other’: Maple Ridge woman trapped on Hwy. 7 due to mudslide

People getting airlifted, but not enough communication, point out the stranded

Tania and Scott with their dog, sitting inside a fogged-up car, waiting for help to arrive. (Tania Honeysett/Special to The News)
Bears can come onto people’s yards and their patios for pumpkin and candies, like this bear in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, who just went for the pumpkin. (Christy Mabe/Special to The News)

Keep your tricks, treats and bears separate, WildSafe BC says

Shares tips and suggestions to avoid human-bear conflict through Halloween

Bears can come onto people’s yards and their patios for pumpkin and candies, like this bear in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, who just went for the pumpkin. (Christy Mabe/Special to The News)
District of Houston (Houston Today file photo)

COVID assistance for childcare and support for faster internet on council agenda

District of Houston’s recent council meeting deals mainly with requests of support

District of Houston (Houston Today file photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
John Erickson noted that the forest fuels are exceptionally dry this year. (John Erickson/Special to the News)

See smoke? Here’s how to help crews when you report a wildfire from a B.C. expert

Err on the side of caution, advises B.C. Wildfire Service

John Erickson noted that the forest fuels are exceptionally dry this year. (John Erickson/Special to the News)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
BVCU. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

Houston SAR wins the $20,000 BVCU legacy grant

Houston Search and Rescue (SAR) won Bulkley Valley Credit Union’s (BVCU) legacy…

BVCU. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Nature Centre’s solar panels are already producing energy that will help them offset the costs of running the facility. (Cindy Verbeek photo/Houston Today)

Nature centre’s solar panels up and running

The A Rocha Buck Creek/Canfor Salmon hatchery and nature centre’s solar panels…

Nature Centre’s solar panels are already producing energy that will help them offset the costs of running the facility. (Cindy Verbeek photo/Houston Today)
The Morice Mountain Ski Club run challenges have become a staple for Houston residents. These runs, that encourage everyone from very young kids to adults to get active and come together, will have an element of walking and biking this year to include even those who are not into running. This picture was from a previous run challenge when Jack Ahtiainen surprised everyone with a fast 3 kilometre run. (Morice Mountain Nordic Ski Club photo/Lakes District News)

Run, walk, bike challenge coming to Houston

Morice Mountain Nordic Ski Club organizing the event

The Morice Mountain Ski Club run challenges have become a staple for Houston residents. These runs, that encourage everyone from very young kids to adults to get active and come together, will have an element of walking and biking this year to include even those who are not into running. This picture was from a previous run challenge when Jack Ahtiainen surprised everyone with a fast 3 kilometre run. (Morice Mountain Nordic Ski Club photo/Lakes District News)
The fire was raging through 250 ha this morning and is now 120 ha. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

Crews still working on the Bulkley Lake fire

Rose Lake area near the fire continues to be evacuated

The fire was raging through 250 ha this morning and is now 120 ha. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
A map for the evacuation order and the evacuation alert has been released by the RDBN. (RDBN photo/Lakes District News)

BREAKING: Here’s who needs to evacuate in the Rose Lake area

Map for the evacuation order and evacuation alert released

A map for the evacuation order and the evacuation alert has been released by the RDBN. (RDBN photo/Lakes District News)
A photo of the rising smoke from earlier this evening was captured by a resident. (Submitted/Lakes District News)

BREAKING: Rose Lake evacuation issued; ESS to setup at the arena

An evacuation order and alert for Rose Lake is being issued. The…

A photo of the rising smoke from earlier this evening was captured by a resident. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
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Wildfire in the Poplar mountain vicinity

A wildfire has been spotted in the vicinity of the Poplar mountain,…

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Tree Planting concluded in the neighbouring Burns Lake region for two contractors Hybrid 17 and Waterside Ventures. (Lasse Lutick photo/Lakes District News)

Houston part of largest district tree planting program this year

Nadina Forest District to get 36 million trees

Tree Planting concluded in the neighbouring Burns Lake region for two contractors Hybrid 17 and Waterside Ventures. (Lasse Lutick photo/Lakes District News)