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Kyle de Medeiros put forward a petition to city council against a damp shelter at the old Elks Hall, sitting behind him are advocates for the shelter including Erica and Robert Davis, Billy Morrison, Steve Burton, Jamie Smith and Tarea Roberge. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

City of Terrace cuts cameras, calls police amid homeless shelter debate

RCMP called to city hall amid petition against southside shelter

The Houston carpet bowling team from Houston won gold at the 2022 Canada Senior Games. Congratulations to the team – Ray Andres, Mildred Carson, Bertha Hanes and Marilyn Carson. The Canada 55+ Games were held Aug. 23-26 in Kamloops with nearly 2,800 competitors and supporters as well as volunteers and organizers making for a total participation total of close to 5,000 people. There were 26 separate sporting events taking place at 28 venues.(Submitted photo/Houston Today)

Houston bringing home the gold

The Houston carpet bowling team from Houston won gold at the 2022…

  • Sep 28, 2022
Houston cyclists Cindy Sullivan, left, and Sue Jones were among the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2022 team who rode 850 kilometres beginning in Dawson Creek Sept. 14, 2022 and ending in Williams Lake Sept. 20, 2022. (Submitted photo/Houston Today)

Local cyclists power through to complete Tour de North 2022

Sue Jones and Cindy Sullivan completed 850 kilometres to raise money for pediatric cancer treatment and research

The District of Houston is making another attempt to find the money to ease flooding from Silverthorne Creek. (Houston Today photo)

District makes renewed attempt for flood prevention money

Silverthorne Creek cannot handle snowmelt flows

The District of Houston is making another attempt to find the money to ease flooding from Silverthorne Creek. (Houston Today photo)
Fall COVID vaccinations are being offered through the Houston Health Centre. (Houston Today photo)

Health clinic remains vaccination center

Province starting to roll out fall COVID booster shots

Fall COVID vaccinations are being offered through the Houston Health Centre. (Houston Today photo)
Heather Dedio (Submitted photo/Houston Today)

Granisle municipal candidates relay key issues

Five people running for four council seats; general election day is Oct. 15

Heather Dedio (Submitted photo/Houston Today)
After being flown for nearly six months at the municipal hall in place of the District of Houston’s own flag, the Ukrainian flag is coming down. (File photo)

Residential school survivors flag to be raised Sept. 29

It’ll fly from new installed flag pole at municipal hall

After being flown for nearly six months at the municipal hall in place of the District of Houston’s own flag, the Ukrainian flag is coming down. (File photo)
Provide grants are approved, Bymac Park is to undergo significant improvements. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Provide grants are approved, Bymac Park is to undergo significant improvements. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Silverthorne Elementary School
Silverthorne Elementary School
Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson (right) and Charlie Cragg (left) lost their lives on Feb. 11, 2021. Families say the penalty does not do justice. (Photo: supplied)

Transport Canada fines Wainwright Marine $52,000 for 2021 tugboat sinking near Kitimat that killed two

Families and politicians call for stronger rules and harsher penalties to protect tugboat workers

Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson (right) and Charlie Cragg (left) lost their lives on Feb. 11, 2021. Families say the penalty does not do justice. (Photo: supplied)
Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)

Judges says Greater Victoria School Board lacked authority to suspend trustees

Diane McNally and Rob Paynter have been reinstated after suspension over alleged bullying

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)

Fuel-leaking fishing boat pulled to surface one month after sinking near Victoria

Ongoing response looks to move the boat without releasing remaining fuel

The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)
Family confirmed that Sheri Onstein’s medevac plane was landing just before noon on Friday. (Submitted photo)
Family confirmed that Sheri Onstein’s medevac plane was landing just before noon on Friday. (Submitted photo)
Rebecca Onstein with her mom at the Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace on Sept. 22. (Submitted photo)

‘No place will take her’: No help for Terrace senior in “life or limb” condition

“If they don’t get my mom out she’ll lose her leg or she will die. And that’s not fair,” says daughter

Rebecca Onstein with her mom at the Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace on Sept. 22. (Submitted photo)
Aerial shot of LNG Canada’s Cedar Valley Lodge, which accommodates oil and gas workers on the project site in Kitimat. the Indigenous Resource Network believes the cap would endanger Indigenous investments in oil and gas like this one and others the Haisla First Nation is involved with. (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)

Indigenous group opposes Liberal government emissions cap policy

Resource Network says policy jeopardizes Indigenous investments in oil and gas projects

Aerial shot of LNG Canada’s Cedar Valley Lodge, which accommodates oil and gas workers on the project site in Kitimat. the Indigenous Resource Network believes the cap would endanger Indigenous investments in oil and gas like this one and others the Haisla First Nation is involved with. (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)

Chilliwack women frightened by unexpected road block

Driving home just after midnight, they came across a man placing pylons in the middle of Bailey Road

The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)
BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)

Five U.S. citizens fined for fishing with barbed hooks near Bella Coola

BC Conservation officers caught them during a patrol of the Dean River

BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)
Butler Ave. is one of the local streets awaiting new pavement now that the old asphalt layer has been removed. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)

Paving crews scheduled to return Sept. 26

Extra help part of plan to finish this year’s paving program

Butler Ave. is one of the local streets awaiting new pavement now that the old asphalt layer has been removed. (Anqelique Houlihan photo)
A Houston resident has beautiful sunflowers – over six feet tall  growing in their front yard. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today) 

Sunflowers in Houston

A Houston resident has beautiful sunflowers – over six feet tall growing…

  • Sep 21, 2022
A Houston resident has beautiful sunflowers – over six feet tall  growing in their front yard. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)