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Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend

Most fishing is being offered for free this weekend in recognition of a celebrated family tradition

Scammers target seniors

Sophisticated methods employed

Rail concerns in northern B.C. gain support

RDBN: Current system offers “significant risk” to first responders

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Houston places moratorium on pot businesses

The moratorium will allow the district time to review bylaws

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Scammers target seniors

Sophisticated methods employed

Trudeau won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy
Tour the future temporary home of the House of Commons
Patriots vow to #BuyCanadian in wake of US-Canada trade tensions
Toronto shooting witness says he thought gunshots were fireworks

Skeena First Nations push for full closure of recreational fishery

Eight First Nations on the Skeena River watershed say DFO’s chinook restrictions isn’t enough

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Distraught mother pleads for help finding missing son

Colten Fleury is believed to have been spotted hitchhiking near Witset on his way to Prince Rupert.

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Motion passes to start long Bulkley Valley District Hospital replacement process

Smithers mayor forms hospital board motion to make new hospital a priority for Smithers.

No charges in police shooting deaths of Granisle mother and son

RCMP officer’s actions justified in report including Molotov cocktails and guns in 2016 incident.

Northern Health Authority expands medical bus use

Over 60 or have mobility challenges? You can now travel on Northern Connections.

Houston Bioblitz beats last year’s count

The event documents the Upper Bulkley Watershed’s biodiversity

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Houston gains new bus service

Service implemented as Greyhound departs northern B.C.

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Plans for Huckleberry camp still on track

TransCanada abandons plans for camp near Burns Lake

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Debit accepted on new BC Bus North

After first announcing a credit card would be needed, debit accepted as riders get on Hwy 16 bus.

Warm weather increases fire danger in Houston

Environment Canada models suggest warmer than normal summer

  • May 30th, 2018

Bitcoin farm in Houston one step closer to reality

It’s still unclear how many jobs would be created

  • May 30th, 2018

Topley’s new fire hall close to completion

The $300,000 project is the culmination of years of hard work

  • May 30th, 2018