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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)
District of Houston shopping survey

District probes local shopping habits

Wants to build on downtown beautification

District of Houston shopping survey
The Northern Health Authority is open to suggestions as to how to increase the number of vaccinations in the area. Here’s pop up clinic at the farmers market. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

Houston rate was 64 per cent of people receiving vaccine

The Northern Health Authority started twice-weekly COVID vaccination clinics here July 20…

The Northern Health Authority is open to suggestions as to how to increase the number of vaccinations in the area. Here’s pop up clinic at the farmers market. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Magnificient views, such as this one of China Nose (also known as China Knows), awaits mountain bikers on Mount Harry Davis. (Photo courtesy Houston Mountain Bike Association)

Mountain bikers to open new trail

Family-friendly trail result of three years of effort

Magnificient views, such as this one of China Nose (also known as China Knows), awaits mountain bikers on Mount Harry Davis. (Photo courtesy Houston Mountain Bike Association)
Cassie Ofner, the District of Houston's new leisure services director, is settling into her position. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

New leisure services director settles into job

Cassie Ofner brings local knowledge and experience to position

Cassie Ofner, the District of Houston's new leisure services director, is settling into her position. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Houston Volunteer Fire Department firefighters Lynn Morgan, Laura Onderwater and Mike Barden pose with the department’s latest addition, a new rescue truck. (Photo courtesy Jim Daigneault/Houston Volunteer Fire Department)

New rescue truck put in service

Latest addition to the fire department’s fleet

Houston Volunteer Fire Department firefighters Lynn Morgan, Laura Onderwater and Mike Barden pose with the department’s latest addition, a new rescue truck. (Photo courtesy Jim Daigneault/Houston Volunteer Fire Department)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)
Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)

Unifor Local 2301 set to commence strike

The union has served a 72 hours strike notice, clearing the way for a work stoppage starting July 24

Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)
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Canfor to temporarily close mill here July 26

Wildfires affecting transport of product to market

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Council focuses in on residential tax exemptions

The idea is to encourage new housing options

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District of Houston losing another official to Smithers

Duncan Malkinson will become development services director for Smithers

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Artist’s rendering of what a new firehall might look like. (District of Houston illustration/Houston Today)

District seeks ideas for new firehall

Current one is well past its prime

Artist’s rendering of what a new firehall might look like. (District of Houston illustration/Houston Today)
Flags at the District of Houston administrative building were lowered last week following the news that the remains of as many as 215 children were found buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The flags were raised back up yesterday. (Houston Today photo)

District to fly “Every Child Matters” flag

And pursuing idea of flying Wet’suwet’en flag

Flags at the District of Houston administrative building were lowered last week following the news that the remains of as many as 215 children were found buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The flags were raised back up yesterday. (Houston Today photo)
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Feds double up on District gas tax rebate

Decision pending on what to do with the cash

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First ordered in Dec. 2019, but then delayed because of the pandemic, the Houston Volunteer Fire Department’s new rescue truck has arrived. Assembled by Hub Fire Engines of Abbotsford, the new vehicle has state-of-the-art equipment designed to fit a new of purposes. (District of Houston photo)

New rescue truck has arrived

First ordered in Dec. 2019, but then delayed because of the pandemic,…

First ordered in Dec. 2019, but then delayed because of the pandemic, the Houston Volunteer Fire Department’s new rescue truck has arrived. Assembled by Hub Fire Engines of Abbotsford, the new vehicle has state-of-the-art equipment designed to fit a new of purposes. (District of Houston photo)