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Copeland work underway in Houston

The project to construct a paved right hand turning lane for drivers…

District could assist community by financing an endowment fund

Endowment fund which could be eligible for a matching grant

District crosses fingers for long weekend fireworks display

Dry conditions forced cancellation on Canada Day

A local resident thinks this exercise equipment should be moved. (Houston Today photo)

Exercise equipment location change suggested

A move might increase use, says resident

A local resident thinks this exercise equipment should be moved. (Houston Today photo)
Looking like a submarine from an undersea movie, a huge fuel tank arrived last week for the Esso service station now under construction. The station along with convenience store and restaurant is scheduled to open next year. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Looking like a submarine from an undersea movie, a huge fuel tank arrived last week for the Husky service station now under construction. The station along with convenience store and restaurant is scheduled to open next year. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Fuel for thought

Looking like a submarine from an undersea movie, a huge fuel tank…

Looking like a submarine from an undersea movie, a huge fuel tank arrived last week for the Esso service station now under construction. The station along with convenience store and restaurant is scheduled to open next year. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
Looking like a submarine from an undersea movie, a huge fuel tank arrived last week for the Husky service station now under construction. The station along with convenience store and restaurant is scheduled to open next year. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Martin Taylor has signed on as the District of Houston’s interim chief administrative officer. The job will last until a permanent one is found. (District of Houston photo)

Interim District administrator has decades of experience

Martin Taylor here until permanent administrator found

Martin Taylor has signed on as the District of Houston’s interim chief administrative officer. The job will last until a permanent one is found. (District of Houston photo)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Granisle employees vote to unionize

Joining District of Houston workers in CUPE Local 2086

Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Housing society executive firmed up

And framing starts on new units

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)