Local News

14 northern B.C. mayors ‘disappointed’ at LNG pipeline challenge

Say they support multi-billion-dollar LNG Canada project

Campfires allowed in some portions of Northwest Fire Centre

Campfires still prohibited in Burns Lake and Houston areas

  • Sep 7th, 2018

Mama bear and four cubs euthanized in Houston

“We had no choice,” says conservation officer

  • Sep 6th, 2018
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?
Jagmeet Singh says marijuana pardons are not enough

Police search for mama bear and cubs in Houston

The bears were seen near Jamie Baxter Park

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Director of Area B (Burns Lake rural) not seeking re-election

Bill Miller has represented the Burns Lake area for the past 10 years

  • Sep 5th, 2018

District of Houston denies request to open Four Seasons Park to host displaced animals

Proximity to Nadina Lake Fire cited as reason

  • Sep 5th, 2018

District of Houston seeks public’s input on downtown revitalization plan

Houston residents asked to complete an online survey

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Evacuation alert for Island Lake Fire rescinded entirely

Evacuation order remains in effect

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Houston SAR seeks funding for snowmobiles for a third year

New equipment would allow them to be a “fully capable” team

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Nadina Mountain pride

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Photo of BC Wildfire Service unit gets thousands of reactions on Facebook

The BC Wildfire Service’s Stormriders have been battling the Shovel Lake wildfire

Some evacuated residents south of Burns Lake allowed to return home

Regional district partially rescinds evacuation order

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Shovel Lake wildfire not expected to grow further

One of the province’s largest forest fires was hit with scattered showers overnight

UPDATED: Premier John Horgan to visit Burns Lake this afternoon

This is his second attempt to visit Burns Lake this summer

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Evacuation order and alert partially rescinded for Nadina Lake Fire

This fire experienced little growth Wednesday

  • Aug 30th, 2018

2018 Lakes District Fall Fair cancelled due to wildfires

Annual Ootsa Lake Fishing Derby also cancelled

  • Aug 29th, 2018

District of Houston to close aquatic centre sporadically

Closure due to shortage of certified lifeguards

  • Aug 29th, 2018