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Northern B.C. rail service is unreliable and inadequate, trade minister says

Bruce Ralston pushes federal minister of transport to ensure reliable supply of rail cars

Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

Our Mediterranean adventure

Ruby Kenzle of Houston Secondary School reports back

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Reflecting on a Mediterranean adventure

Houston Secondary students speak about the highs and lows of an 11-day voyage

  • Apr 17th, 2018
Police probe cause after skateboarder dies in collision with semi-truck
Smokers talk pot rules at annual 420 event
TBT: Prince Charles meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Wine industry 'disappointed' with SCOC trade decision

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Winter road maintenance standards boosted

Quicker response times, longer winter tire season to be implemented

Getting rolling with pot legalization

Houston begins bylaw development

  • Apr 12th, 2018

RDBN planning pot bylaws

Aspiring pot-store owners may face hurdles

Houston appoints new officers

Election officer named for Oct. 2018

  • Apr 11th, 2018

RDBN directors mull pay hike

Raise would offset tax break ending in 2019

B.C. man dies after rescued from sinking fishing boat

A Prince Rupert fisherman dies after suffering apparent heart attack aboard troubled boat

Houston may host bitcoin farm

Plans underway for cryptocurrency facility

  • Apr 9th, 2018

Expenses rack up for family trying to return dead son’s body home

Fundraiser set up for Penticton family to help with expenses related to transporting their son

Water and sewer connection fees to make deeper dent

Fees may rise as district reconsiders meaning of “actual costs” for utility connections

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Houston adopts parks plan

Teens a priority for programming

Outages expected during pole replacement

BC Hydro replacing 9,000 poles B.C.-wide

Greyhound freight to continue

But bus service still scheduled to end

B.C. sets tougher highway maintenance standards

26 of 28 contacts up for renewal by Oct. 2019