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A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)

Smithers Art Gallery to start paying artists exhibition fees in 2022

Exhibitors will be paid $650 for a solo in the full gallery, lesser amounts for other configurations

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Scalawag (aka Teo Saefkow) will support his new EP Runaway with a tour in September with stops in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Publicity photo)

Scalawag (Teo Saefkow) drops new video today

“Run Away” video is third from Scalawag’s new EP Runaway

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Snowbank painting

Snow painting in Houston

After school last week the Family Resource Center was offering painting kits…

  • Feb 10, 2021
Snowbank painting
Ken Penner’s first book is available on Amazon as well as in some book stores. (Submitted/Houston Today)

Writing newspaper columns to publishing first book

A local pastor’s journey to writing the book ‘Community in the Face of Tragedy’

Ken Penner’s first book is available on Amazon as well as in some book stores. (Submitted/Houston Today)
Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)

Roy Henry Vickers and Lizzie Snow release second collaborative artwork

“What an honour to be able to hear his stories about First Nations culture, symbolism and rituals.”

Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)
Hats for cats and more. (Houston Public Library photo/Houston Today)

Hats for Cats, and more by Houston Public Library

Houston Public Library’s November month had some busy little hands working on…

  • Dec 9, 2020
Hats for cats and more. (Houston Public Library photo/Houston Today)
Houston gets lessons in roping

Houston gets lessons in roping

The first week of July in Houston, from July 3 to 5…

  • Jul 22, 2020
Houston gets lessons in roping
Cruisin’ road show in Houston

Cruisin’ road show in Houston

The Burns Lake Classic Car Club organizers put on a cruise on…

  • May 27, 2020
Cruisin’ road show in Houston
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
The Houston Public Library offers readers many choices to brighten winter days. (File photo)
The Houston Public Library offers readers many choices to brighten winter days. (File photo)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Entertainment at its best

Entertainment at its best

Silverthorne Elementary School held its annual Christmas concert Dec. 17. Parents and…

  • Dec 25, 2019
Entertainment at its best
Away in a mango

Away in a mango

The Houston Christian School (HCS) held its Christmas concert on Dec. 17.…

  • Dec 25, 2019
Away in a mango
Kentucky Derby in Houston

Kentucky Derby in Houston

The Houston Figure Skating Club held a Kentucky Derby Themed ladies auction…

  • Nov 27, 2019
Kentucky Derby in Houston
PV Plaza holds painting night

PV Plaza holds painting night

The Pleasant Valley Plaza, in Houston held a fun and entertaining evening…

  • Oct 9, 2019
PV Plaza holds painting night
Aluminium smelter tours start again this week
Aluminium smelter tours start again this week
The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako’s services and tasks it contracted out saw greenhouse gas emissions increase in 2018. The district is seeking to use the rebates it receives from carbon taxes to invest in more energy-efficient technologies or services. (Blair McBride photo)

RDBN emissions increased in 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from services of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako…

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako’s services and tasks it contracted out saw greenhouse gas emissions increase in 2018. The district is seeking to use the rebates it receives from carbon taxes to invest in more energy-efficient technologies or services. (Blair McBride photo)