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Pole replacements in Houston

BC Hydro replaced poles in Houston on Oct. 23 causing a power outage in many spots in Houston. The next power outage for a transformer replacement is for today at Oct. 28 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in these areas - 2240 to 2275 Baggerman Place; 3710 to 3895 Baggerman Crescent. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

  • Oct 28, 2020

Two arrested near Creston after allegedly fleeing U.S. border agents

Cocaine and methamphetamine seized by U.S. law enforcement in remote Idaho area near Canadian border

  • Oct 28, 2020

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

Companies that transport dangerous goods are not required to register with Transport Canada

  • Oct 28, 2020

Surrey man urges public to watch out for ‘white replacement theory’ posters

Ranil Prasad said he saw the messaging at a Surrey SkyTrain station

  • Oct 28, 2020

Thieves hit Sidney jewelry store

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says incident is not part of a larger trend

  • Oct 28, 2020

The Village of Alert Bay is on a boil water advisory

Coliform levels could indicate the presence of a pathogen

  • Oct 28, 2020

Chilliwack family gets GoFundMe help after arson fire damaged belongings

The family was asleep in their Charles Street rental home when someone lit the porch on fire

District honing in on webcasting of meetings, events

Would further engage residents in District business

  • Oct 28, 2020

Possible routes identified for new Cowichan sewage pipe

Public input will be sought in decision

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP looking for driver after man hit in crosswalk

The hit and run is reported to have taken place on Thursday, Oct. 22

Stay safe this Halloween: Vernon Fire Rescue Services

More safety measures required this Halloween for trick-or-treaters, homeowners, amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • Oct 28, 2020

Lakes Animal Friendship Society receives a $3,000 donation

The Burns Lake Canadian Wholesale club presented $3,000 to Lakes Animal Friendship Society as part of their Give a Little campaign. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

  • Oct 28, 2020

Too rural, not enough diversity, soul searching needed, say BC Liberals

Elections BC says there are about 600,000 mail-in and absentee ballots across the province still to count

  • Oct 28, 2020

Police investigation results in multiple property crime charges

A Campbell River RCMP investigation has lead to multiple property crime charges against a suspect.

  • Oct 28, 2020

Long-term care deaths surged in COVID-19 first wave, Tam hopeful it won’t repeat

Canada ranked 79th out of 201 countries in terms of total cases per million population

  • Oct 28, 2020

‘We want to go on record protecting our community’: Williams Lake Coun. Scott Nelson

Leaders do not want high-speed chase suspect released into community

Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship for hours

A tug arrived after dark to safely nudge the vessel into a berth so travellers could finally disembark

  • Oct 28, 2020

White Rock waterfront parking free this winter

City's relaxation of fees will continue until Jan. 31

Museum urges council to set up a 2023 Centennial Celebrations Committee

Property taxes, by-election and other council decisions

  • Oct 28, 2020