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A Northern Health COVID vaccination pop up clinic appeared at Steelhead Park Aug. 11. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Houston COVID vaccination rates remain low

And case counts are rising across the north

A Northern Health COVID vaccination pop up clinic appeared at Steelhead Park Aug. 11. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Houston council has been pressing for improvements to service levels at Cottonwood Manor. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Northern Health overnight service not an option here

But seniors urged to sign up for emergency service contact

Houston council has been pressing for improvements to service levels at Cottonwood Manor. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Houston council continues to lobby Northen Health for improved health care. (File photo/Houston Today)

Council continues pursuit of Northern Health

Council is set to continue its lobbying of Northern Health for health…

Houston council continues to lobby Northen Health for improved health care. (File photo/Houston Today)
Houston will improve cycling paths thanks to Active Transportation Grant (File photo/Houston Today)

District to get active thanks to grant

Document to plan out cycling paths, walkways and more

Houston will improve cycling paths thanks to Active Transportation Grant (File photo/Houston Today)
That’s Houston mayor Shane Brienen, third from left, presenting a certificate of appreciation to Gerald Pinchbeck who left his position as District of Houston chief administrative officer July 30 for a similar job in Vanderhoof. Others in the photo include, from the left, finance director Greg Leblanc and councillor Troy Reitsma. Beside Pinchbeck is councillor Lisa Makuk, acting chief administrative officer Holly Brown and councillor Tom Euverman. (Photo courtesy District of Houston)

Former Houston administrator reflects on his time in community

Rebuilding 9th Street the most satisfying project

That’s Houston mayor Shane Brienen, third from left, presenting a certificate of appreciation to Gerald Pinchbeck who left his position as District of Houston chief administrative officer July 30 for a similar job in Vanderhoof. Others in the photo include, from the left, finance director Greg Leblanc and councillor Troy Reitsma. Beside Pinchbeck is councillor Lisa Makuk, acting chief administrative officer Holly Brown and councillor Tom Euverman. (Photo courtesy District of Houston)
The orange piping seen here is part of an energy efficient and cost-effective geothermal heating system being installed at the six-plex being built at Pleasant Valley Village location. (Houston Today photo)

Grant boosts seniors housing project

District of Houston applied for the money

The orange piping seen here is part of an energy efficient and cost-effective geothermal heating system being installed at the six-plex being built at Pleasant Valley Village location. (Houston Today photo)

Industrial tax breaks bylaw in place

A bylaw to provide tax exemptions based on industries making improvements to…

Those passing by the intersection of Butler and Hwy. 16 might be surprised at the sight of a BC Hydro meter firmly attached to a light pole there. It’s needed to power a provincial highways ministry webcam. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

New meter in Houston

Those passing by the intersection of Butler and Hwy. 16 might be…

Those passing by the intersection of Butler and Hwy. 16 might be surprised at the sight of a BC Hydro meter firmly attached to a light pole there. It’s needed to power a provincial highways ministry webcam. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
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Regional district proposes streamlined ticket system

It avoids the expensive use of provincial courts

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Canfor re-opened its Houston mill Aug. 9 following a two-week closure. (File photo)

Canfor mill re-opens after two-week closure

Wildfires down south caused rail transport backlog

Canfor re-opened its Houston mill Aug. 9 following a two-week closure. (File photo)
Adam and Mykaela Marshall are moving back to Ontario after two years of Adam being the ministries director for the Salvation Army-Bulkley Valley. (Facebook photo)

Salvation Army shifts personnel in Hazelton and Bulkley Valley

New program coming to assist individuals as Army shuts down its Smithers Thrift Store

Adam and Mykaela Marshall are moving back to Ontario after two years of Adam being the ministries director for the Salvation Army-Bulkley Valley. (Facebook photo)
A proposed tree protection bylaw that would apply to the downtown core has been sent back by council for more work. (Houston Today photo)

Council ponders bylaw to protect trees

But rejects first proposed wording

A proposed tree protection bylaw that would apply to the downtown core has been sent back by council for more work. (Houston Today photo)
Gerald Pinchbeck

Departing senior District exec praised for accomplishments

Gerald Pinchbeck is off to Vanderhoof

Gerald Pinchbeck
District of Houston - file photo

District search for downtown improvement money continues

10th Street next on District’s downtown list

District of Houston - file photo
Houston is to soon have a BC Hydro Level 3 electric vehicle charging station just like this one recently installed in Prince Rupert. (The Northern View photo)

Electric vehicle charging network slowly being put into place

Way now cleared for a BC Hydro station in Houston

Houston is to soon have a BC Hydro Level 3 electric vehicle charging station just like this one recently installed in Prince Rupert. (The Northern View photo)
District of Houston (Houston Today file photo)

Method proposed to direct services to at-risk people

District of Houston council asked to support program

District of Houston (Houston Today file photo)
The new Esso Gas station pouring cement

Pumped up

Foundation work was taking place last week at the Esso service station…

The new Esso Gas station pouring cement
Adam and Mykaela Marshall are moving back to Ontario after two years of Adam being the ministries director for the Salvation Army-Bulkley Valley. (Facebook photo)

Salvation Army shifts personnel in Hazelton and Bulkley Valley

New program coming to assist individuals

Adam and Mykaela Marshall are moving back to Ontario after two years of Adam being the ministries director for the Salvation Army-Bulkley Valley. (Facebook photo)
Senior staff changes announced at District of Houston. (File photo)

Senior admin changes continue at District of Houston

Interim chief administrative officer named

Senior staff changes announced at District of Houston. (File photo)
Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)

Conservative candidate named for next federal election

Runner-up in 2019 Claire Rattée running once again against incumbent Taylor Bachrach

Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)