Local News

Headin’ south

  • Nov 7, 2018

Houston council members share top priorities for first 100 days

Strategic plan, balanced budget and health care among priorities

  • Nov 7, 2018
Meet Canada's first Indigenous woman to start her own airline
Trudeau offers to help Pacific islands face climate change impact
Suspect hunters caught on video by motorist near Spences Bridge
People with diabetes meet their alert dogs

Houston barrel racer

  • Nov 6, 2018

Former B.C. woman gets 90 days in jail for latest animal cruelty

Catherine Adams, mother Karin, under 20-year ban on owning animals, stemming from 2014 case in B.C.

Canfor curtailing sawmill operations in B.C.

Company cites log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions

  • Nov 1, 2018

Winter season prompts BC Bus North schedule changes

Schedule changes designed to complete trips along Highway 16 during daylight hours

Houston’s ice arena to reopen Nov. 3

Curling season’s start date remains unclear

  • Oct 31, 2018

‘Extremely dry’ drought level in Houston region

Bulkley River water levels fall to record low

  • Oct 31, 2018

New cell service coming to Highway of Tears

Witset was the only First Nation along Hwy 16 still without full cell service.

Evacuation alerts for Nadina Lake and Verdun Mountain fires rescinded

These were the last evacuation alerts still in effect in the region

  • Oct 24, 2018

District moves forward with cannabis regulations

However, the regulatory framework won’t be completed until next year

  • Oct 24, 2018