Rod Link

District of Houston file photo

District works on the revitalization tax exemption bylaw

Hopes to encourage business investment and add to job creation

District of Houston file photo
Kitchen fires are a leading cause of residential fires in Canada. (Elton Oliver/Unsplash)

Fire precautions needed in the kitchen

Safety tips as holiday baking, cooking season approaches

Kitchen fires are a leading cause of residential fires in Canada. (Elton Oliver/Unsplash)
Winter has brought a partial halt to the Hwy16 improvement project at Six Mile Summit. Motorists are asked to drive carefully through the construction zone. (Houston Today photo)

Highway project on partial hold for the winter

Passing lanes being added at Six Mile Summit

Winter has brought a partial halt to the Hwy16 improvement project at Six Mile Summit. Motorists are asked to drive carefully through the construction zone. (Houston Today photo)
9th avenue pole moved

Hydro pole removed on 9th Avenue

The first major snowfall of the year delayed the removal and relocation…

9th avenue pole moved
Masks are now mandatory in public places. (File image)

Police take “measured approach” to mandatory mask wearing

Fines can be levied for not complying with provincial order

Masks are now mandatory in public places. (File image)
Joanne Woodbeck with Jude. (Submitted photo/Houston Today)

Resident wants District to improve snowclearing

Call follows terrifying experience for Joanne Woodbeck

Joanne Woodbeck with Jude. (Submitted photo/Houston Today)
Salvation Army file photo

Salvation Army kettle drive begins Nov. 28

Hamper demand has accelerated this year

Salvation Army file photo
pinnacle pellet

Three injured at pellet plant fire

Pinnacle Pellet temporarily suspends operations

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Council varies its investment policy

Public monies to remain within local financial institutions

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Houston council meetings, and other District meetings, will now be held at the community hall. (File photo)

District shifts meetings to community hall

Will allow people to attend in line with physical distancing

Houston council meetings, and other District meetings, will now be held at the community hall. (File photo)
The Babine Elementary-Secondary School in Granisle is to be the new home of the Granisle Health Centre. (Black Press File Photo)

Granisle Health Centre move budget boosted

First bids were over projected cost

The Babine Elementary-Secondary School in Granisle is to be the new home of the Granisle Health Centre. (Black Press File Photo)
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Large grant to help District cope with COVID-19

Community groups also stand to benefit

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Masks now mandatory in District facilities

And spectators barred from arena

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Welcome to Houston

Premier urged to remember northern, rural communities

Houston signs group letter being sent to John Horgan

Welcome to Houston
Beanstalk Daycare

Childcare centre recyclables stolen

Money would have been used to buy ‘wishlist’ items

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Work on the expansion to the A Rocha Buck Creek CANFOR hatchery is on track and has shifted to finishing the interior. The hatchery has launched a campaign to raise money to complete the work. (Photo courtesy Cindy Verbeek)

Egg fertilization a success at hatchery

And building expansion is on track

Work on the expansion to the A Rocha Buck Creek CANFOR hatchery is on track and has shifted to finishing the interior. The hatchery has launched a campaign to raise money to complete the work. (Photo courtesy Cindy Verbeek)
B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)

Final vote count confirms Rustad victory

This is his fifth electoral victory

B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)
Denise Nicole Mortimer. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)

Missing Prince George woman sought here

Denise Nicole Mortimer is 27 years old

Denise Nicole Mortimer. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)
Close up photo shows the condition of one of the two buildings the Village of Granisle has now decided to demolish. (Village of Granisle photo)

Village to tear down derelict structures

Owner did not respond to village demand to do the work

Close up photo shows the condition of one of the two buildings the Village of Granisle has now decided to demolish. (Village of Granisle photo)
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Chamber, library apply for 2021 District grants

Requests to be considered when 2021 budget is finalized

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