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Jessica Ells, a graduating student of the Houston Figure Skating Club, is an assistant coach this year. (Photo courtesy Houston Figure Skating Club)

Busy season for local figure skaters

Regional competition coming up in Kitimat

Jessica Ells, a graduating student of the Houston Figure Skating Club, is an assistant coach this year. (Photo courtesy Houston Figure Skating Club)
According to a memo, $311,108 of the $592,400 budgeted this year has been spent. (File photo/Houston Today)

COVID-19 pandemic money left to spend

DOH has three quarters of government funding still remaining

According to a memo, $311,108 of the $592,400 budgeted this year has been spent. (File photo/Houston Today)
Paramedic services for Granisle are being expanded thanks to new positions. (Jessie Zhu photo)

Granisle ambulance service beefed up

Community paramedic service expanded

Paramedic services for Granisle are being expanded thanks to new positions. (Jessie Zhu photo)
Nearly 20 memorial brass plaques have been stolen from District parks. (Houston Today photo)

Memorial plaques stolen from two parks

Council to decide on replacement option

Nearly 20 memorial brass plaques have been stolen from District parks. (Houston Today photo)
Coast Mountain College - previously called Northwest Community College - closed its Houston campus in 2017, citing low student enrolment. (Houston Today file photo)

Effort underway to increase college offerings

But a re-opening of Coast Mountain College campus unlikely

Coast Mountain College - previously called Northwest Community College - closed its Houston campus in 2017, citing low student enrolment. (Houston Today file photo)
Full time paramedics are now on duty at the Houston ambulance station. (File photo)

Full time paramedics now on duty at ambulance station

Staffing sufficient for 24-7 coverage

Full time paramedics are now on duty at the Houston ambulance station. (File photo)
Closed Mammoth Lodge building is deteriorating thanks to hole in roof. (File image/Houston Today)

Granisle faces problems with second derelict property

Closed lodge has large hole in roof

Closed Mammoth Lodge building is deteriorating thanks to hole in roof. (File image/Houston Today)
Pandemic protocols will once again restrict public attendance at the cenotaph for the annual Nov. 11 wreath-laying ceremony. (Houston Today photo)

Pandemic forces Remembrance Day services on line once again

But local Legion branch will live stream service, laying of wreaths

Pandemic protocols will once again restrict public attendance at the cenotaph for the annual Nov. 11 wreath-laying ceremony. (Houston Today photo)

Rail crossing maintenance

CN crews spent last week working on the first stage of full…

The District of Houston’s oldest water reservoir is in need of repair. (File photo)

Council ponders future of water reservoirs

Oldest of two reservoirs in need of repairs

The District of Houston’s oldest water reservoir is in need of repair. (File photo)
Village of Granisle could end up as owner of derelict mini-mall. (File photo)

Derelict property falls into Village of Granisle hands

Owners do have one year to pay back taxes, interest

Village of Granisle could end up as owner of derelict mini-mall. (File photo)
The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Professor seeks B.C. students who wrote letter to Soviet school in the ’70s

Letter from Terrace students seeking Soviet pen-pals appeared in 1978 Soviet textbook

The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
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Grant to lead to more grants

Businesses who want to update or otherwise improve the look of their…

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The District of Houston isn’t finished yet with plans to revitalization the downtown. A next phase involving 10th and 11th from Copeland to Butler is now in final design. (Houston Today photo)

Downtown revitalization cost estimated at $8.6 million

But work depends on senior government grants

The District of Houston isn’t finished yet with plans to revitalization the downtown. A next phase involving 10th and 11th from Copeland to Butler is now in final design. (Houston Today photo)
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Fears eased of overtaxed sewage lagoon

Even with work camp effluent, discharges are low

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Houston volunteer firefighters were out last year, see above, and will be out this Hallowe’en distributing candy. (Houston Volunteer Fire Department photo)

Have a spook-tacular skate and then a swim

Volunteer fire department also involved this Hallowe’en

Houston volunteer firefighters were out last year, see above, and will be out this Hallowe’en distributing candy. (Houston Volunteer Fire Department photo)
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Review recommends changes in how the District operates

Consulting company offers up 36 recommendations to council

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Sewage is being pumped out at the District of Houston’s bulk waste facility during the off hours to ease complaints from nearby businesses about the smell. (Houston Today photo)

Sewage dumping hours adjusted

Move aimed at easing complaints about the smell

Sewage is being pumped out at the District of Houston’s bulk waste facility during the off hours to ease complaints from nearby businesses about the smell. (Houston Today photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Poll-by-poll results: New Democrat Bachrach repeats Terrace election victory

Conservative Claire Rattée received the most votes in Thornhill once again

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)

Inquest starts Nov. 1 into police-involved shooting deaths of Granisle mother, son

Incident dates back to April 2016; 2018 IIO report exonerates RCMP officer

Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)