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Sooke School District seeks catchment boundary feedback

Online survey open to March 10

Motion for Saanich to stand with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in pipeline debate postponed

One week delay provides more time to build community support, councillor says

  • Feb 27, 2020

Chilliwack SPCA receives grant to help control feral cat populations

The local SPCA branch was one of 10 animal welfare groups who received grants this week

Lake Country resident looks back at 50 year career with BC Tree Fruits

Elaine Roseen's starting wage with the company in 1969 was $1.50

  • Feb 27, 2020

ACRD urges B.C. gov’t to upgrade Bamfield Road in wake of winter storm

ACRD board to write letter to Premier John Horgan, expressing urgency

Debris-clearing practices along South Surrey rail line concern SFN, naturist club

'Discussion needed' regarding sensitive areas along Crescent Beach railway: SFN chief

Fraser Valley Inn and nearby property put up for sale for $8.9 million

With development proposal still before city hall, owners seek to sell downtown Abbotsford landmark

MLA says government support for forest industry is lacking

Budget also affects natural gas consumers in the region

  • Feb 27, 2020

Harm reduction cutting Langley drug deaths, say social workers

Naloxone and drug testing kits are more widely available

  • Feb 27, 2020

Barriere council begins 2020 budget talks

Next 2020 budget meeting to be held March 2. Public is welcome to attend.

  • Feb 27, 2020

Business notes: CVRD sponsoring Green Business category at Black Tie Awards

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is once again partnering with the Duncan Cowichan Chamber in support of the Green Business category for the Black Tie Awards 2020.

Indigenous daycare prepares to welcome learners in Grand Forks

Talking Little Feet Aboriginal Head Start is set to open next month

  • Feb 27, 2020

Family day fun in Houston

On Feb.15 the Houston Snowmobile Club celebrated Family Day at Dungate Meadows Cabin. There was a BBQ , snowmobiling, sliding and lots of fun fo rthe whole family. The next event the Houston Snowmobile Club will be holding is their 4th Annual Poker Ride on March 14 at 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Houston Telkwa Range Cabin. Check out their ad in this week's issue of the Houston Today or go to their Facebook for more information. (Submitted photo)

  • Feb 26, 2020

51 health professionals send letter to Trudeau, Horgan panning northern B.C. pipeline

They point to studies about the health and climate change risks from pipeline

  • Feb 26, 2020

Alberta tourist dies after plunge from 70-metre cliff in Stanley Park

The 26-year-old hopped a fence at Prospect Point on fell to a walkway below, police said

  • Feb 26, 2020

McLeod students visit community businesses on Pink Shirt Day

Students sang a popular Beatles Classic for businesses on Feb. 26 to raise awareness of bullying in schools, workplaces, online and more.

  • Feb 26, 2020

How clean is your favourite local restaurant or cafe?

Online inspection reports allow consumers to find health hazard of all food facilities in region

  • Feb 26, 2020

Neskonlith chief lays blame for ongoing protests at feet of Justin Trudeau

Secwepemc leader hopes others will follow CP's lead in asking prime minister to talk to Wet'suwet'en

Kabu ride-share coming to Burns Lake

The Passenger Transportation Board recently approved two different ride-sharing companies-one of which will stay in the Lower Mainland area and Whistler, and another which will operate province-wide, including in northern B.C.

  • Feb 26, 2020