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Emergency response strategy moves forward

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and local governments working together

  • Nov 25th, 2017

New trail almost ready for winter use on Mount Harry Davis

Houston Mountain Bike Association begins packing trails with snow shoes, Morice Mountain Nordic Ski Club trails see signs of bear

VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

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

Babine Forest Product’s fine appeal not successful

The company has been ordered to pay the $1.01 million fine

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Houston fire chief attends training

Fire scene investigations now being conducted by municipality fire chiefs

CIHI: overuse of antibiotics in Canada

More than 25 million courses of antibiotics prescribed in 2015

  • Nov 21st, 2017

UNBC professor’s study links pot and testicular cancer

Cannabis use may facilitate later onset of testicular cancer

  • Nov 20th, 2017

Houston Snowmobile club supports Telkwa range restrictions

Working with the government to keep both recreational riding and the caribou from going extinct

Gallery: Silverthorne outdoor Kindergarten get safety vests

Daily walks around Houston to encourage safe pedistrian practices and scientific thinking

Snowfall warning issued for Bulkley Valley

Total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected

  • Nov 15th, 2017

UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

SD 54 to draft policy on international travel

Bulkley Valley school board to look at each trip request on a case by case basis.

Tourism pamphlet created by Houston Christian School students

Heritage history and a resourceful tour of downtown Houston

Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako continues to raise LNG pipeline concerns

Wood fibre utilization and spruce beetle among concerns

  • Nov 14th, 2017

VIDEO: Camera records brazen daylight theft of parcel

Langley family releases surveillance footage to alert others

Traffic stop leads to drug seizure in Vanderhoof

Police seize marijuana, cocaine, heroine, meth and other drugs

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Hwy. 16 bus travel times to increase

The change is to accommodate winter driving conditions

  • Nov 9th, 2017