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UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Northwest Fire Centre sees 17 new fire starts

Areas south and west of François Lake affected

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Shovel Lake wildfire continues to grow

The fire remains zero per cent contained

  • Aug 1st, 2018
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Houston athletes compete at B.C. Games

“It was an amazing experience,” says Houston player

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Houston seeks funding to complete projects

Projects include downtown revitalization and Hwy. 16 upgrades

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Area restriction order in effect northeast of Burns Lake

Shovel Lake wildfire has grown to about 2000 hectares

  • Jul 31st, 2018

Smoke from wildfires visible in Houston

Smoke prompts air quality advisory

Houston Loggers’ Sports bigger and better this year

Proceeds will support Houston Retirement Housing Society

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Improving Internet connectivity in rural Houston

Director Rob Newell says rural areas need to be better served

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Influx of used needles in Houston a topic at UBCM

District will ask province to consider restricting access to needles

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Coastal GasLink awards contract for camp near Burns Lake

Local residents to be consulted before location is picked

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Houston prepares for projected growth

Transportation Master Plan anticipates traffic increase

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Houston’s Pleasant Valley Plaza to host information session about bitcoin

Locals will have a chance to ask questions about the proposed farm

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Northwest firefighters deployed to eastern Canada

They will help with fire suppression efforts in Ontario and Quebec

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Work “well underway” for shared revenue in northwest B.C.

Resource Benefits Alliance developing proposal for the province

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Houston stabbing case matter adjourned

Youth was given more time to consult with counsel

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Downtown beautification plan moves forward

Council chooses contractor to develop the plan

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Houston council cancels boat launch project

Financial implications and construction window among concerns

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Lightning show

  • Jul 11th, 2018