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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
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
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
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Trudeau says leading vaccine candidates are under scrutiny
Pandemic needs to be crushed before real economic recovery begins: Freeland
B.C. announces 46 deaths over three days
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)
Ross Hoffman, left, the author of a new book about the life of Alfred Joseph with Joseph in May 2009, the day after Joseph received an honourary doctorate from the University of Northern B.C.

Story of Wet’suwet’en Chief Alfred Joseph being told

Song of the Earth on Chief Gisday’wa will be launched in Hagwilget

Ross Hoffman, left, the author of a new book about the life of Alfred Joseph with Joseph in May 2009, the day after Joseph received an honourary doctorate from the University of Northern B.C.
Joy for Jam

Joy for Jam

Jam with Joy was happening every Friday evening at the Houston Public…

  • Mar 20, 2019
Joy for Jam
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Houston art show

Houston art show

PV Plaza hosted Houston’s very own art exhibition on Feb. 28. There…

  • Mar 6, 2019
Houston art show
Tom Best photo

Carolfest

Carolfest a youthful celebration of holiday music

Tom Best photo
Farewell to Tom

Farewell to Tom

An open house was held last week at Countrywide Printing and Stationery.…

  • Dec 12, 2018
Farewell to Tom
Houston’s 16th Annual Cheesecake Cafe

Houston’s 16th Annual Cheesecake Cafe

The Cheesecake Cafe has been happening for 16 years, this is the…

  • Dec 12, 2018
Houston’s 16th Annual Cheesecake Cafe
Houston performs at Carolfest

Houston performs at Carolfest

Houston youth from Houston Secondary School attended Smithers Carolfest last Wednesday, Dec.…

  • Dec 12, 2018
Houston performs at Carolfest
One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo

BC’s history with railways in new book

Iron Road West contains 500 historical illustrations and a story about the Northwest’s armoured train

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo