Local News

Northern B.C. needs faster response to wildfires: regional district chair

Bill Miller shares takeaways from Burns Lake’s wildfire season

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Kitimat voters speak out about the importance of heading to the polls
Payette invites critics to 'come and spend a few days' with her
Liberals propose tougher bestiality and animal fighting laws
Money Monitor: Should you switch to a fixed-rate mortgage?

Too soon to measure what was achieved at UBCM: Houston mayor

The district brought forward a wide range of issues this year

  • Sep 26th, 2018

An unexpected sight south of Burns Lake

Cheslatta Carrier Nation Chief finds bear eating another bear’s carcass

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Decision on Burns Lake’s workforce camp “pending very soon”: Coastal GasLink

Meetings to discuss new camp location postponed due to wildfire situation

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Houston seeks to beautify portion of highway boulevard

Large trees and other enhancements considered on the west side of town

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Still unclear if Houston will benefit from new opioids crisis funding

Canada’s health minister has recently announced $71.7 million in emergency funding

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Verdun Mountain and Nadina Lake fires 100 per cent contained

Area restriction orders in effect for several fires

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Vigil for Jessica Patrick

VIDEOS: Hundreds honour a young mother who lost her life. Jessica Patrick was 18.

No competition for Houston’s mayoral candidate

Eleven candidates running for the district’s six councillor spots

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Evacuation alert, order rescinded for Tweedsmuir Complex fires

Some sections of the fires are receiving snow

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Red Cross distributing cleanup kits south of Burns Lake

The kits are being distributed at the Grassy Plains Hall

  • Sep 14th, 2018

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Evacuation orders rescinded entirely south of Burns Lake

Evacuation alerts remain in effect

  • Sep 13th, 2018