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‘It’s a very ambitious goal’: retrofits, EV infrastructure at heart of community emissions plan

The Town will be holding an open house in early March to hear from the public

  • Feb 19, 2020

‘They were out of date’: ICBC president says company is trying to correct stale rate model

Nicolas Jimenez gave a presentation to council on Feb. 11

  • Feb 19, 2020

BIZ BEAT: Get a head start on spring cleaning in Port Alberni

Chris Fenton walks across a desert to raise funds for ACAWS

  • Feb 19, 2020

Blending traditional art with realistic life-form

Haida Gwaii artist, Josh Davidson on display at ANBT

  • Feb 19, 2020

Burns Lake council considers incentivizing home upgrades

Credit Union manager shares challenges facing homeowners

  • Feb 19, 2020

Burns Lake science fairs

On Feb. 11 and Feb. 13 William Konkin Elementary and Decker Lake Elementary Schools hosted their annual science fairs. The science fairs are made up of student projects and judges will determine which students will move on to the district science fair on Feb. 19. (Lakes District News & submitted photos)

  • Feb 19, 2020

Camosun College team working to turn Indigenous art into virtual reality

Expert team will scan Victoria Indigenous artist Carey Newman's work The Witness Blanket

  • Feb 19, 2020

Cherry Bomb Toys, which houses the National Toy Museum of Canada, has had a rough year

The property that's home to Cherry Bomb Toys is listed at $2.6 million

  • Feb 19, 2020

Cranbrook taking part in provincial homeless count this March

Cranbrook is one of two communities that will be part of a multi-day pilot program.

  • Feb 19, 2020

District begins search for downtown contractor

Hopes for contract to be let in early spring

  • Feb 19, 2020

Dungate donation aids horse club’s 2019 awards

Banquet also held in early January

  • Feb 19, 2020

Editorial: New childcare spaces a step in the right direction

It has been a banner year for parents in the Cowichan Valley looking for childcare.

  • Feb 19, 2020

Farm life: a day of good, clean Canadian fun

One of the perks of living on a farm is the opportunity to meet others who do just the same. Since we moved to the Fort Steele area, I've met dozens of other people who live on rural properties, who share similar ideals, and spend much of their time outdoors.

  • Feb 19, 2020

Free community movie in Houston

On Feb. 14 the PV Plaza present the Disney movie Tangled. Coastal GasLink (CGL) was the business sponsor for the matinee. CGL paid for the rent of the theatre and provide pop and mini popcorn for the first 40 kids. This is third sponsored event that has been held at the PV Plaza. (Submitted photos)

  • Feb 19, 2020

Hazelton wrestling boys and girls win zones

Three Smithers wrestlers qualify for provincials

  • Feb 19, 2020

Hockey Canada in Houston

Houston Secondary School's hockey academy program is affiliated with Hockey Canada and is open to all students in Grades 8-12. The focus is on individual skill development which makes it possible for students with varying skill levels to take the course at the same time. Many of the players also play minor hockey but it is not a requirement. A number of players that do not play organized hockey but get an opportunity to try the sport in school. Students are on the ice three times a week with an off ice sessions on the other days. This program has also started an elementary school hockey academy program that is open to students in Grade 6 and 7. It is open to students from both Twain Sullivan Elementary and Silverthorne Elementary schools. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

  • Feb 19, 2020

Hope for the future

Beautiful Babies of 2019

  • Feb 19, 2020

It’s flu season

Northern Health recently dealt with an outbreak of influenza in the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital. Hospital visitors were asked not to visit the third floor where quarantined patients suffering from the flu were kept. That outbreak was declared officially over last week, so there is no concern of it spreading east, to areas like Burns Lake and Prince George.

  • Feb 19, 2020

It’s flu season

Northern Health recently dealt with an outbreak of influenza in the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital. Hospital visitors were asked not to visit the third floor where quarantined patients suffering from the flu were kept. That outbreak was declared officially over last week, so there is no concern of it spreading east, to areas like Burns Lake and Prince George.

  • Feb 19, 2020

Kelowna bartender wins second place at global competition

Jared Schmidt's It Takes A Valley cocktail won silver at the 2020 Patron Perfectionists challenge

  • Feb 19, 2020