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Frank Sapach and his dog Samantha stop in Terrace on their way to Prince George. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

A man and his dog are travelling across Canada to raise awareness for abused, elderly people

Frank Sapach is heading to Prince George along Hwy 16 to file a complaint with Northern Health

Huckleberry copper mine site south of Houston. It’s been closed since 2016. (Imperial Metals photo)

Imperial Metals places re-opening of Huckleberry mine on its ‘to do’ list

But first wants to restart operations at Mt. Polley in the Cariboo

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District of Houston budget of $800,000 this year for paving

District of Houston officials will now meet with the representatives of the…

The Dungate Community Forest has a plan to expand its area of operations into a portion of the Morice Mountain Recreation Area. (District of Houston illustration)

Community forest makes formal pitch for expansion

Cites benefits of more local control of forest resource

The Dungate Community Forest has a plan to expand its area of operations into a portion of the Morice Mountain Recreation Area. (District of Houston illustration)
Houston Minor Softball

Play ball

Houston now has a minor softball league and it’s off to a…

  • May 18, 2022
Houston Minor Softball
Pitch In, the annual clean up hosted by the Houston and District Chamber of Commerce, drew hundreds of participants April 25 to April 29, including District of Houston staffers and council members. (District of Houston photo/Houston Today)

This year’s Pitch In campaign went well

Lots of garbage collected, chamber of commerce reports

Pitch In, the annual clean up hosted by the Houston and District Chamber of Commerce, drew hundreds of participants April 25 to April 29, including District of Houston staffers and council members. (District of Houston photo/Houston Today)
The District of Houston council has been successful in one of two grant applications to pay for 10th St. improvements. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Grant aids in financing 10th St. improvements

Part of overall plan to revitalize the downtown core

The District of Houston council has been successful in one of two grant applications to pay for 10th St. improvements. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred over the weekend in Sooke. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

Police have ‘person of interest’ in Sooke murder probe

Parties involved known to each other, police say

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred over the weekend in Sooke. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
Winter conditions continue to make themselves known in the area, so much so that 10 inches of snow fell May 13, 2022. (Houston Today photo)

Friday the 13th snow day near Houston

Rhonda Fitch, who lives near the top of Hungry Hill, 20 kms…

  • May 13, 2022
Winter conditions continue to make themselves known in the area, so much so that 10 inches of snow fell May 13, 2022. (Houston Today photo)
Canfor has set an aggressive target to reduce carbon emissions. (File photo)
Canfor has set an aggressive target to reduce carbon emissions. (File photo)
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Nursing
Work continues this spring to place utilities underground along Hwy16 adjacent to the downtown core. It's a key part of the District of Houston's long range beautification and revitalization plan. (Houston Today photo)

Underground work continues along Hwy16

Work continues this spring to place utilities underground along Hwy16 adjacent to…

Work continues this spring to place utilities underground along Hwy16 adjacent to the downtown core. It's a key part of the District of Houston's long range beautification and revitalization plan. (Houston Today photo)
Canfor

Canfor reports income gain for first quarter of this year

But supply chain issues continue to affect mill operations

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moose tanning

Moose tanning in Houston

The Houston Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre’s indigenous early years program held…

  • May 11, 2022
moose tanning
RDBN

Regional leaders question suitability of Energy Step Code for rural homes

RDBN directors worry traditional log homes could be prohibited

  • May 11, 2022
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The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 249’s shuttle service van, above, is at the end of its useful life and a replacement vehicle is being unveiled this Saturday. (Houston Today file photo)
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 249’s shuttle service van, above, is at the end of its useful life and a replacement vehicle is being unveiled this Saturday. (Houston Today file photo)
A District of Houston resolution asking the provincial government to improve health care for rural British Columbians has been accepted by northern elected officials. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Northern local governments back District health care resolution

Councils, regional districts meet for annual convention in Fort St. John

A District of Houston resolution asking the provincial government to improve health care for rural British Columbians has been accepted by northern elected officials. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Coastal GasLink has been fined for a second time this year for erosion and sedimentation control violations by the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office. (CGL photo)

Coastal GasLink receives second fine for erosion control violations

Several inspection by Environmental Assessment Office found non-compliance with EA certificate

Coastal GasLink has been fined for a second time this year for erosion and sedimentation control violations by the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office. (CGL photo)
Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP introduces bill to give 16-year-olds right to vote

Taylor Bachrach argues issues of the day have a profound impact on youth

Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)
Earth Day in Houston

Earth day in Houston

Cindy Verbeek from Buck Creek Canfor Hatchery and Nature Centre organized a…

  • May 4, 2022
Earth Day in Houston