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A search warrant executed Dec. 3 in Kitimat resulted in the seizure of cash, weapons and suspected narcotics. (RCMP photo)
A search warrant executed Dec. 3 in Kitimat resulted in the seizure of cash, weapons and suspected narcotics. (RCMP photo)

Kitimat RCMP seize suspected drugs and large amount of cash

Search warrant obtained after officers spot suspicious materials during another investigation

A search warrant executed Dec. 3 in Kitimat resulted in the seizure of cash, weapons and suspected narcotics. (RCMP photo)
A search warrant executed Dec. 3 in Kitimat resulted in the seizure of cash, weapons and suspected narcotics. (RCMP photo)
Thanks to three convincing wins, the North West Pitbulls u-18 girls hockey team won gold at a Calgary hockey tournament. (Contributed photo)

Northwestern B.C. girls sweep Calgary hockey tournament

The Pitbulls come from many communities in the region from Fraser Lake to Kitimat

Thanks to three convincing wins, the North West Pitbulls u-18 girls hockey team won gold at a Calgary hockey tournament. (Contributed photo)
Dec. 9 is this year’s Cram the Cruiser event in Granisle and both the RCMP and the Granisle Lions Club are anticipating a generous response from village residents. This photo above from the 2021 event is of Sgt. Mark Smaill of the Houston RCMP detachment, which is also responsible for Granisle, Granisle Lions club member Karen Barber and Paul Batley, the victims services coordinator who works out of the Houston RCMP detachment. (Photo provided courtesy Karen Barber)

Granisle’s Cram the Cruiser takes place Dec. 9

This is the eighth year for the event in the village

Dec. 9 is this year’s Cram the Cruiser event in Granisle and both the RCMP and the Granisle Lions Club are anticipating a generous response from village residents. This photo above from the 2021 event is of Sgt. Mark Smaill of the Houston RCMP detachment, which is also responsible for Granisle, Granisle Lions club member Karen Barber and Paul Batley, the victims services coordinator who works out of the Houston RCMP detachment. (Photo provided courtesy Karen Barber)
Houston Link to Learning’s Pleasant Valley Plaza entertainment facility includes a bowling alley. (Photo courtesy Houston Link to Learning)

In-person Houston Link to Learning events return

COVID-19 pandemic forced cancellations

Houston Link to Learning’s Pleasant Valley Plaza entertainment facility includes a bowling alley. (Photo courtesy Houston Link to Learning)
Houston RCMP

Police continue probe of troubling incidents

In one incident, man grabs girl’s arm

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The RCMP are warning consumers about online scams and frauds. (Contributed illustration)

RCMP issue warnings about online frauds and scams

Tips and resources available to avoid trouble

The RCMP are warning consumers about online scams and frauds. (Contributed illustration)
Mylee Roney skating at the Kla How Ya competition in Prince Rupert this weekend. (Contributed photo)

Young skater travelled to Prince Rupert for major event

And local club still searching for a coach

Mylee Roney skating at the Kla How Ya competition in Prince Rupert this weekend. (Contributed photo)
Northern residents are being urged to get their flu shots. There’s an emphasis on children under the age of five. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Top doctor urges northerners to get their flu shots

Northerners shy of flu shots compared to rest of B.C.

Northern residents are being urged to get their flu shots. There’s an emphasis on children under the age of five. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Canfor’s mill in Houston will be closed for three weeks beginning Dec. 19. (File photo)
Canfor’s mill in Houston will be closed for three weeks beginning Dec. 19. (File photo)
Crafts and gifts of all kinds awaits those who check out the Houston Made Artisan Cooperative. (Laura Blackwell/Houston Today)

Artisan co-op storefront celebrates one year in business

It has grown from 12 vendors to 23

Crafts and gifts of all kinds awaits those who check out the Houston Made Artisan Cooperative. (Laura Blackwell/Houston Today)
Twenty one items donated by local bussinesses big and small. Highest valued item at $1000. Gadgets, spa items, gift certificates, sound bar, tools, car products and much more. The auction went from noon until 4 p.m. in effort of support for Jay Marshall. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

Community steps up for Jay and Donna Marshall

Successful fundraising event is being followed by karaoke night at the Legion

Twenty one items donated by local bussinesses big and small. Highest valued item at $1000. Gadgets, spa items, gift certificates, sound bar, tools, car products and much more. The auction went from noon until 4 p.m. in effort of support for Jay Marshall. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Cram the cruiser. (File photo/Houston Today)

Cram the Cruiser event set for Dec. 10

It’s the 10th year the event has helped collect food for locals in need

Cram the cruiser. (File photo/Houston Today)
A tap device whereby credit or debit cards can be used to make donations to the Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle campaign is being introduced in Houston this year. (Salvation Army photo/Houston Today)
A tap device whereby credit or debit cards can be used to make donations to the Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle campaign is being introduced in Houston this year. (Salvation Army photo/Houston Today)
School District 54 trustees gathered for their first business meeting Nov. 15 since the October elections. From the left, Priscilla Michell, Jennifer Williams (Chair), Jason Krauskopf, Frank Farrell, Floyd Krishan, Les Kearns (vice chair), and Kristina Graham. (Cindy McDiarmid photo/School District 54)
School District 54 trustees gathered for their first business meeting Nov. 15 since the October elections. From the left, Priscilla Michell, Jennifer Williams (Chair), Jason Krauskopf, Frank Farrell, Floyd Krishan, Les Kearns (vice chair), and Kristina Graham. (Cindy McDiarmid photo/School District 54)
DOH

Acting mayor list established for Houston

There could be times when mayor Shane Brienen cannot act in his…

DOH
Emergency Support Services volunteers would have many tasks if called upon, including opening reception centres for people forced from their homes. (File photo)

Call goes out for emergency support volunteers

Should there be a disaster, they provide services for evacuated residents

Emergency Support Services volunteers would have many tasks if called upon, including opening reception centres for people forced from their homes. (File photo)
DOH

Council defers project spending until 2023

Significant road works planned if it can find contractors

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District of Houston has purchased just over 13 acres of land on 11th Avenue. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

District buys large acreage

Potential location for civic structures such as community hall and fire hall

District of Houston has purchased just over 13 acres of land on 11th Avenue. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
The Houston and District Chamber of Commerce board for the next year is, left to right, Tanya Reitsma, Jon Wheatley, Ais Sheridan, Sonia LeBlanc, Kerry Cooper, Claudia Brietzke, Tarey Walles, Amber Overing and Kevin Alles. (Houston and District Chamber of Commerce photo/Houston Today)

New chamber of commerce board named

They’ll guide chamber affairs over the next year

The Houston and District Chamber of Commerce board for the next year is, left to right, Tanya Reitsma, Jon Wheatley, Ais Sheridan, Sonia LeBlanc, Kerry Cooper, Claudia Brietzke, Tarey Walles, Amber Overing and Kevin Alles. (Houston and District Chamber of Commerce photo/Houston Today)
Officers are looking for a suspicious man. (File photo)

Man sought in supicious incident in Houston

Reported to have jumped out of bushes, followed young man

Officers are looking for a suspicious man. (File photo)