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Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Houston looking festive

Many Houston residents have gone all out and decorated their homes. (Angelique…

  • Dec 4, 2019
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British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

Houston seniors luncheon

It was a full house at the Houston Senior Centre as the…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

New family resource centre in Houston

Manager Marian Ells from the Houston Link to Learning said they have…

  • Nov 21, 2019

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Happy Birthday Noreen

Noreen Scott celebrated her 90th birthday last Saturday with family and friends…

  • Nov 20, 2019

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Langara College honours 49 alums and staff to mark 49 years

School received more than 200 nominations for the awards that recognize one’s community impact

Goblins and gum machines

Houston went all for Halloween this year with many businesses dressing up…

  • Nov 6, 2019

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Counting their lucky stars

These turkeys owned by a local Houston resident, were happy days after…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

Feeding the family

Houston Link to Learning held a ‘Take and Bake Thursday’. Participants get…

  • Oct 23, 2019