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Tax exemption program being revived

Applies to new construction and renovations

Walking to remember PJ Sebastian

The Walk To Remember that kicked off on May 31 at the…

Houston has a dog park

Now open is a park just for dogs at the Four Seasons…

  • Jun 3, 2019
Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action
Documents shed light on seniors poverty figures used by federal Liberals
Money Monitor: Summer travel deals require flexibility
Study says rents in most cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to return to B.C. court in July

Catherine Adams is under a 20-year ban on owning animals, from a 2015 sentence in Smithers

Parrot Lake fire extinguished

A wildfire reported near Parrot Lake was investigated and deemed a non-threat.…

Painting fun

Houston Public Library held a painting class last week. Participants painted flower…

  • May 29, 2019

Council turns down support letter request

And will develop policy for the future

Dogs to get their own park

Dogs are to get their own space at Four Seasons Park, council…

Houston starting to feel LNG impact

Preparations are leading to significant activity next year

Dungate money rolling in

The District of Houston is continuing its policy of placing its annual…

Bachrach nominated by NDP for federal election

The Smithers mayor won on the first ballot with 446 of 797 votes

Giesbrecht found guilty of second-degree murder

Murder is only rational conclusion from evidence, Judge says

Burns Lake man found guilty of second-degree murder

Judge says murder is the only rational conclusion on the whole of the evidence

Fire ban back in effect for Northwest Fire Centre region

Starting May 24, both Category 2 and Category 3 prohibitions will be in place

Convicted animal abuser Catherine Adams to return to Quesnel court next week

Adams is facing a breach of probation charge stemming from a 2015 conviction in Smithers

Bird Populations Indicate Ecosystem Health

Every year wildlife associations such as the National Geographic and the Audubon…

  • May 22, 2019

Monster Industries expands into Terrace

Already has divisions in Mackenzie and in Williams Lake

Limit your exposure to wildfire smoke, BCCDC urges

During wildfire season, almost everyone in Houston faces the health dangers of…