Houston Today

A need to celebrate the African health victory amidst the pandemic

With the year 2020 being nothing short of catastrophic especially in the public health domain, there is a major victory that needs to be recognized and celebrated, coming out of the African region.

  • Sep 2, 2020

Babine River Fence open and back in operation

Heavy rains, rising water levels had led to fewer fishes and fence closure

  • Sep 2, 2020

Cardboard recycling remains a problem in regional district

RDBN and Smithers host roundtable on problems, solutions and cardboard ban at the Knockholt landfill

  • Sep 2, 2020

Council backing transition housing proposal

Need cited for women, children fleeing domestic violence

  • Sep 2, 2020

Council renews bid to place utility lines underground

Project was shelved this year because of costs

  • Sep 2, 2020

District searches for water, wastewater facility contractor

Move follows no one submitting construction bids

  • Sep 2, 2020

Local riders training for Cops for Cancer bicycle ride

They'll be cycling from Houston to Hazelton

  • Sep 2, 2020

Property tax payers given a year’s grace

Delinquent District of Houston property tax payers have been given a year's grace of the intended sale of their properties.

  • Sep 2, 2020

School District 54’s back-to-school plan approved: Here’s what to expect

Hand hygiene, learning groups and screening, among the many new protocols to be implemented

  • Sep 2, 2020

Snowclearing request denied

A request from Houston Link to Learning to have the parking lot at the Morice Building it is leasing from Coast Mountain College be cleared by the District has been turned down.

  • Sep 2, 2020

Steelhead Park in Houston faces vandalism, theft of plants

Park landscapers urge community to be vigilant

  • Sep 2, 2020

Vandalism at the Houston Cemetery

The Mountainview Cemetery lawn was vandalized when someone drove all over the lawn. The District of Houston Chief Administrative Officer, Gerald Pinchbeck said, "We were notified of the damage at Mountainview Cemetery yesterday. Public Works employees will be repairing the damage." (Angelique Houlihan photo)

  • Sep 2, 2020

Vision developing for continued downtown revitalization

Planners given direction for detailed concept plan

  • Sep 2, 2020

Volleyball in Houston

A volleyball clinic was recently held in Houston. The clinic was organized by Eric Aprin from School District 54. The participants learned serving, passing communication and creating angles and other strategy. (Angelique Houlihan photos)

  • Sep 2, 2020

Work camps nearing readiness for pipeline crews

Coastal GasLink construction to intensify beginning next year

  • Sep 2, 2020

Businessman appeals District decision

Wants temporary approval to operate from his residence

  • Aug 26, 2020

Cannabis store application gets Houston council’s blessing

Rural Leaf from Smithers plans to open in Houston Mall

  • Aug 26, 2020

Granisle launches Monday Lunch program for the vulnerable

Program to last until March 2021

  • Aug 26, 2020

Morice Lake wildfire not currently a threat according to the Northwest Fire Centre

The wildfire started due to lightning on August 12

  • Aug 26, 2020

Pandemic deaths – not just statistics or mere numbers

Last week I read that the US had passed the 180,000 deaths' mark and it suddenly hit me how for all of us, with the weight of the pandemic, the struggle with pay cuts, job losses and worsening economy, the pandemic deaths are gradually becoming more about statistics than people.

  • Aug 26, 2020