Houston Today

Northern Health tightens access to its facilities

Only essential visits considered; screening criteria in place

  • Apr 1, 2020

School district #54 works on school plan

School district officials and teachers are this week communicating plans to resume instruction in some form.

  • Apr 1, 2020

Self isolating in Houston

Self isolating can be fun for your furry friend and also good for your health. Houston resident, Darr and his D.O.G. were out for their daily walk and practicing social distancing. Even outdoors you are to remain two metres from each other unless you live in the same household. Being outside does not make it safer to be close together. It may be good for your mental health to be outside but stay around your municipality, stay close to home and local trails. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

  • Apr 1, 2020

Canfor closes Houston and Plateau mills temporarily

Three-week closure in response to COVID-19 crisis

  • Mar 26, 2020

Airport use fee waiver turned down

Council has denied a request from the regional air component of the Provincial Emergency Program (PEP) to waive the use fee at the municipally-owned Houston Airport for a planned May 29-31 search and rescue exercise involving participants from the northwest and northeast.

  • Mar 25, 2020

An RDBN study hears concerns of residents at local open houses

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako's open houses for a study on the possibility of creating a recreation department have now ended. The purpose of the open houses was to get a better understanding of what local residents' needs were, and what they were willing to pay, in order to have an outdoor recreation management body of some kind created within RDBN.

  • Mar 25, 2020

At home? The library has some tips

Online services one way to pass the time

  • Mar 25, 2020

Progress being made along Coastal GasLink route

Pipe sections arriving at a storage site in Houston

  • Mar 25, 2020

Showing hearts will help you and others

Window displays urged

  • Mar 25, 2020

Fire destroys Hagman Crescent townhouse unit

Three other units extensively damaged

  • Mar 24, 2020

Parks, playgrounds in Houston being closed

Part of the effort to prevent COVID-19 spread

  • Mar 23, 2020

Demand for food hampers surges with COVID-19

Pick-up suspended, but Salvation Army will deliver

  • Mar 20, 2020

Coastal GasLink trimming construction workforce

Part of COVID-19 prevention protocol

  • Mar 19, 2020

Babine Lake land transfer

Landowners around Babine Lake are questioning the Provincial Government's deal with Lake Babine Nation to transfer some crown lands in the region to the First Nation and are concerned the deal will make their properties land locked.

  • Mar 18, 2020

Community forest continues pitch for more wood

Stresses community involvement, recreation

  • Mar 18, 2020

Curling for students in Houston

Houston curling ice is used by the community including Mr. Becks grade 8 thru 12 Outdoor Living Class. The class has been utilizing the ice time every Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:55 until 3 p.m. They are required to have indoor shoes for the ice and a helmet. (Angelique Houlihan photos)

  • Mar 18, 2020

District of Houston maintaining services despite closures

Mayor issues statement of reassurance

  • Mar 18, 2020

Fishing lodge transfer to Lake Babine Nation underway

It's part of complicated process to boost economic development

  • Mar 18, 2020

Houston Health Centre restricts access

Part of plan to deal with COVID-19

  • Mar 18, 2020

Houston man sentenced to house arrest for assault, trying to disarm cop and mischief

Mario Reutelsterz was charged after allegedly assaulting a woman and setting a cabin on fire

  • Mar 18, 2020