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Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

Kimberley man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

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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

B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

IT contract awarded for one year

Request for IT services proposals will be contracted out in 2018

Houston council updates

Library summer success, stairs on Mountainview Drive being repaired

Northern Health gives doctor recruitment update

Currently continuing to recruit second family physician

Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Victoria woman guilty of first degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

Jury rejected not criminally responsible defence in Kaela Mehl’s murder trial

Black bear spotted near Mount Davis Way

How to discourage bears at home

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Climate leader awarded to District of Houston

Completed and proposed projects contributing to making Houston more energy efficent

Hwy 16 Corridor improvement project update

Construction begins on north side of Hwy. 16 from Buck Creek to Butler Avenue

IT service contract discussion at Houston council

Long standing relationships with contractors versus public dollars

Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound

The hope is to work with Greyhound and find options to stay

Councillor and other local government officials tell of increasing harassment

Day talked about his experience at a workshop at the Union of B.C. Municipalities

BC Wildfire Service rescinds all but one area restriction in Cariboo

The only restriction order now in place in the Cariboo Fire Centre is around Elephant Hill wildfire

Day one of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry

Commission hears stories from family members of missing and murdered women in Smithers.

Bus ridership ‘better than expected’

Passengers were left behind on two occasions

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Caribou Recovery presentation at Houston council

Recreation restrictions on Telkwa range to offset caribou decline

  • Sep 27th, 2017