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Majority of assessment notices show a slight increase in northern B.C.

Granisle saw the biggest jump in the region

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Status of steam room, pool water colour, and grates

“Thanks to patron usage and continuous back washes, we have flushed the discoloured water out.”

Houston in red zone of air quality standards

Houston first municipality in Canada to implement removal of wood-stoves bylaw

Carols and cookies at Cottonwood Manor
Santa visits the Houston Public Library
Battle of the bucks
Buy-Low Foods busy on grand opening

A tragic Christmas Eve in Burns Lake

Fire destroys Babine Lake Resort’s main lodge; community comes together

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Pot shops speak out on B.C.’s proposed rules on age, retail plan

Minimum age set at 19, and public and private retailers will sell it in stores

Test your knowledge of B.C. news from 2017

How well do you know the events and news headlines of the past year?

New SD54 chair to deal with potential Houston school closure

Kearns praised for bringing stability to school board

Brewstirs Cafe vandalized

“Recent spike in mischiefs in the community…”

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Deadly accident closes Hwy 16 west of Prince George

UPDATE: Detour opened. A fatal accident closed Highway 16 west of Prince George Thursday afternoon.

67,000 homeowners get early-warning assessment notice

These notices have been sent out to homes with an above-average increase in their 2018 assessment

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Snow removal and ice control questions from Houston council

District of Houston down by two staff in public works

Houston parks and recreation master plan data and draft

Focusing on Jamie Baxter and Four Seasons Park

Public input about Rural Dividend Grant

Bymac park development versus development of snowmobile trails

VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers are using aerial drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in the province

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Reports from Houston counsellors

Library renovations and advanced care paramedics

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

Roughrider buys Sterling Property in Houston

Potential findings of copper-silver-gold and molybdenum-silver-gold