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Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)

Salvation Army launches emergency response in support of flood victims

Agency on front lines in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kamloops and Kelowna

The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)
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Remembrance day for Silverthorne Elelemtary School

Silverthorne Elementary School students took part in a Remembrance Day ceremony on…

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Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)

Swan gets ‘second-chance at life’ after being rescued near 100 Mile

The swan was unable to migrate south due to an injured wing

Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)
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Halloween night in Houston

Trick-or-treaters hit the streets; M. Brown Contracting haunted walk a success

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Minor hockey tournament for Houston

One Houston minor hockey player can be seen scoring a sweet break-away…

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Castle Bulkley Valley Home Centre in Telkwa wins national award. (Submitted photo)

Castle-Bulkley Valley Home Centre wins national award

The Outstanding Retailer Award recognizes community involvement, staff and customer satisfaction

Castle Bulkley Valley Home Centre in Telkwa wins national award. (Submitted photo)
CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

CP Holiday Train goes virtual again for 2021, no stops in B.C. or Alberta

The 23rd annual event would have stopped in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
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New signage unveiled on Barrett Hat

The Morice Outdoor Recreation Society has been working to create a network of trails

  • Nov 3, 2021
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Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)

Kelowna residents rally behind Korean restaurant targeted with racist graffiti

Bon Ga was vandalized with racist graffiti on Saturday morning, Oct. 30

Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)
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Spooky mask making at Houston Public Library

A Halloween mask-making workshop was held by the Houston Public Library on…

Halloween mask making at Houston Library
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Creative display in Houston

A Houston resident was very creative in their Halloween decoration as they…

  • Oct 27, 2021
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More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)
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Lending library in Houston

Link to Leaning has set up a lending library display outside their…

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Fred Flintstone gets a statue in Houston

David Manahan from Houston is in the midst of completing the feet…

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A Halloween in Houston

Look away if you scare easily. A house in Houston is ready…

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Lorna Brown, co-producer and director of <em>Adaawk </em>said that the movie sets out to humanize murdered and missing Indigenous people from the region. (Submitted photo/Lorna Brown)

Northwest B.C. families come together to tell the stories of MMIWG in new film Adaawk

‘We just wanted our stories to be heard from us and from our perspective,’ say filmmakers

Lorna Brown, co-producer and director of <em>Adaawk </em>said that the movie sets out to humanize murdered and missing Indigenous people from the region. (Submitted photo/Lorna Brown)
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Moose hide tanning program in Houston

The Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre hosted a moose tanning workshop with…

  • Oct 13, 2021
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Houston doctor receives award

Dr. Onuora Odoh from Houston is one of nine doctors to be…

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M. Brown Contracting is putting on a haunted walk event with a food drive component for all the ghouls and goblins in Houston. (File photo/Houston Today)

Fright for life night in Houston

M. Brown Contracting putting on community event and food drive for halloween

M. Brown Contracting is putting on a haunted walk event with a food drive component for all the ghouls and goblins in Houston. (File photo/Houston Today)