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The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Rosswood fire has moved away from structures

Skimmer aircraft used today to establish perimeter

The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a fire north of Terrace. (Contributed photo)

‘Extremely dangerous’: Civilian drone reported flying over northern B.C. wildfire

All airspace above and around wildfires is restricted to firefighting personnel, says BC Wildfire

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a fire north of Terrace. (Contributed photo)
Bryer Rutter, left, is presented with a bravery commendation for helping two officers and a suspect escape a fire. With him is Sgt. Mark Smaill of the Houston RCMP detachment. See story on page 3 (Trina Bray photo/Houston Today)

Civilian, police officers presented with bravery commendations

Bryer Rutter helped officers, suspect escape from a fire

Bryer Rutter, left, is presented with a bravery commendation for helping two officers and a suspect escape a fire. With him is Sgt. Mark Smaill of the Houston RCMP detachment. See story on page 3 (Trina Bray photo/Houston Today)
The plan to add a righthand turn lane from Copeland onto Hwy16 has been shelved for the second year in a row. (File photo)

Copeland right hand turn lane shelved for this year

Chosen contractor unable to do the work

The plan to add a righthand turn lane from Copeland onto Hwy16 has been shelved for the second year in a row. (File photo)
The seniors centre needs a new roof and the District of Houston is providing a $10,000 grant to help pay for the project. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)

Work scheduled to replace roof at seniors association building

President looking forward to a busy fall

The seniors centre needs a new roof and the District of Houston is providing a $10,000 grant to help pay for the project. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
Canfor’s mill in Houston had met one of the sustainability targets set out by the company. (File photo)

Canfor sets hiring, spending targets for its operations

In Houston, seven per cent of spending is already with Indigenous vendors

Canfor’s mill in Houston had met one of the sustainability targets set out by the company. (File photo)
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District of Houston managing with no bylaw enforcement officer

The District of Houston is managing to deal with the absence of…

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This Bymac Park sign needs to be changed and have more information posted on it, suggests the District of Houston’s insurance provider. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

District told of ways to reduce accident risks

Staffers reviewing recommendations from municipal insurer

This Bymac Park sign needs to be changed and have more information posted on it, suggests the District of Houston’s insurance provider. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Darrin Super, who has resigned as Houston and District Chamber of Commerce president, with one of the chamber’s merchant gift certificates available for purchase. (Houston Today photo)

Family, business responsibilities cause chamber president to resign

Darrin Super remains bullish on community

Darrin Super, who has resigned as Houston and District Chamber of Commerce president, with one of the chamber’s merchant gift certificates available for purchase. (Houston Today photo)
(L-R) Sophie Perodeau from Coastal GasLink, Jana Seinen from the Houston Hospice Society, Lisa Mueller from the Houston Hospice Soceity, Sharelle Lucier from Coastal GasLink and Rose Christie from Spiecapag MSJV at the presentation of a $3,000 cheque to the hospice society. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Houston Hospice Society

Hospice society moves forward with training, marketing

Support provided by pipeline contractors, District of Houston

(L-R) Sophie Perodeau from Coastal GasLink, Jana Seinen from the Houston Hospice Society, Lisa Mueller from the Houston Hospice Soceity, Sharelle Lucier from Coastal GasLink and Rose Christie from Spiecapag MSJV at the presentation of a $3,000 cheque to the hospice society. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
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Drop ins are always welcome at the Houston Public Library’s summer reading club for young readers. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)
Drop ins are always welcome at the Houston Public Library’s summer reading club for young readers. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)
Track and field athletes Ella Opdendries, left, and Abner Wanyamah from the Houston Christian School were in Prince George last week for the BC Summer Games. (Photo courtesy Sarah Opdendries)

Locals compete in BC Summer Games

This year the games took place in Prince George

Track and field athletes Ella Opdendries, left, and Abner Wanyamah from the Houston Christian School were in Prince George last week for the BC Summer Games. (Photo courtesy Sarah Opdendries)
Houston RCMP Constable Harry Dhaliwall and community riders Sue Jones and Cindy Sullivan are in training for this year’s Cops for Cancer tour which begins in Dawson Creek and ends in Williams Lake this fall. (Contributed photo)

RCMP set to make ‘arrests’ Aug. 10

Money raised goes to Cops for Cancer bicycle tour

Houston RCMP Constable Harry Dhaliwall and community riders Sue Jones and Cindy Sullivan are in training for this year’s Cops for Cancer tour which begins in Dawson Creek and ends in Williams Lake this fall. (Contributed photo)
RCMP arrested two people after fresh violence erupted at a Coastal GasLink pipeline site near Houston . (File photo)

30 people block RCMP vehicle at northwest B.C. pipeline site as protests continue

July 26 incident led to two more arrests; police seek suspect who allegedly kicked, damaged cruiser

RCMP arrested two people after fresh violence erupted at a Coastal GasLink pipeline site near Houston . (File photo)
District of Houston councillors and department heads pose for a photo in saying goodbye July 19 to director of corporate services Holly Brown who is leaving for a job in northeastern B.C. From the left: Councillor Tom Stringfellow, Councillor Troy Reitsma, Manager of Operations Mike Cooper, Councillor Lisa Makuk, Holly Brown, Councillor Tom Euverman, Councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld, Chief Administrative Officer Michael Dewar, Director of Protective Services Jim Daigneault, Director of Leisure Services Cassie Henrickson and Mayor Shane Brienen. (Photo courtesy District of Houston)

Council says goodbye to senior staffer

Holly Brown off to northeastern BC

District of Houston councillors and department heads pose for a photo in saying goodbye July 19 to director of corporate services Holly Brown who is leaving for a job in northeastern B.C. From the left: Councillor Tom Stringfellow, Councillor Troy Reitsma, Manager of Operations Mike Cooper, Councillor Lisa Makuk, Holly Brown, Councillor Tom Euverman, Councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld, Chief Administrative Officer Michael Dewar, Director of Protective Services Jim Daigneault, Director of Leisure Services Cassie Henrickson and Mayor Shane Brienen. (Photo courtesy District of Houston)
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Lower power bills anticipated thanks to new equipment at arena

Power savings already in place at leisure facility

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The seniors centre needs a new roof and the District of Houston is providing a $10,000 grant to help pay for the project. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)

Seniors centre needs new roof

District of Houston contributing $10,000 toward project

The seniors centre needs a new roof and the District of Houston is providing a $10,000 grant to help pay for the project. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)
Two vehicles are to provide shuttle services between Houston, Telkwa and Smithers thanks to a provincial grant being provided to the Dze L’Kant Friendship Centre Society. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Shuttle service to start between Houston and Telkwa/Smithers

Provincial grant going to Dze L’Kant Friendship Centre Society

Two vehicles are to provide shuttle services between Houston, Telkwa and Smithers thanks to a provincial grant being provided to the Dze L’Kant Friendship Centre Society. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
The Salvation Army has had to increase thrift store prices to finance the rising cost of supporting its food banks in the area. (Anqelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

Thrift store price increases draw criticism

Salvation Army says inflation a key factor

The Salvation Army has had to increase thrift store prices to finance the rising cost of supporting its food banks in the area. (Anqelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)