Houston Today

Mother deer will leave babies for up to 12 hours a day

3:30 am. That's the time the baby crows start squawking for their morning meal. Welcome to summer in the north. Between the raucous of the crows, baby black-capped chickadees flapping their wings while twittering in the mayday tree and tadpoles lapping against the shore at Silverthorne Lake the earth feels alive with life.

  • Jul 1, 2020

 

FireSmart your garden to win a WASP home sprinkler system

RDBN launches a contest to ensure fire safety for residents

  • Jun 24, 2020

 

Lifeguard app launched to prevent drug overdoses

The province-backed app to notify first responders if things go wrong

  • Jun 24, 2020

 

Over 40 participate in annual fry release into Buck Creek

Around 5,000 Buck Creek Canfor hatchery fry released in total throughout day

  • Jun 24, 2020

RCMP detachment remains closed to public

But could re-open soon for counter services

  • Jun 24, 2020

Renewed search for regional district recycling depot

Follows rejection of one site by District of Houston

  • Jun 24, 2020

Large number of Houston Christian School students return

Principal says it's a sign of confidence from parents

  • Jun 17, 2020

Public support key to Dungate Community Forest expansion

Proposal has economic and other benefits for community

  • Jun 17, 2020

Community Response Network says thanks to healthcare workers on World Elder Abuse Day

Houston coordinator Carroll Airey surprised over 100 workers with cupcakes and goodies

  • Jun 16, 2020

District reopens Fitness Centre; users must book appointments in advance

Facility was closed on March 16 to prevent spread of COVID-19

  • Jun 16, 2020

RDBN to consider next steps after Parks and Outdoor Recreation Study at June 18 meeting

Report to District highlights growing demand for outdoor recreation opportunities in region

  • Jun 16, 2020

Houston community garden

Joshua Houlihan tends to his garden box at the community garden. The community garden is up and running this year with some additional social distancing rules. Registration packages are available in an envelope on the door of the Houston Link to Learning building or a package can be emailed to you. Please follow the instructions in the package to keep everyone safe. For more information call 250 845 2727 or email manager@houstonlinktolearning.ca (Angelique Houlihan photo)

  • Jun 10, 2020

Study outlines key housing needs for Houston

Options for seniors, low income individuals and families are limited

  • Jun 10, 2020

The Bulkley-Nechako residents get a new alerts system

The system will send out emergency and public alerts

  • Jun 10, 2020

No charges to be laid against 22 pipeline protesters arrested on Wet’suwet’en territory

Twenty-two people were arrested in February, but Crown has decided not to pursue charges

  • Jun 5, 2020

Houston mill to re-open June 8

Ends lengthy shutdown which began in March

  • Jun 4, 2020

Annual bird count thrills organizer in Houston

Count took place over 48 hours

  • Jun 3, 2020

Building standards maintenance bylaw now in place

Part of a long-standing plan to address housing issues

  • Jun 3, 2020

District of Houston to probe water needs, costs

One of the reservoirs is deteriorating

  • Jun 3, 2020

District of Houston to probe water needs, costs

One of the reservoirs is deteriorating

  • Jun 3, 2020