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B.C. seeks more input on paid sick leave in COVID-19 pandemic

Temporary three-day leave expires at end of 2021


B.C. SPCA to conduct random farm inspections

RDBN in support of cattlemen's association on voicing concerns about program

  • Sep 22, 2021


B.C.’s forest tenure plan could negatively impact Houston

Aspects of the modernization plan are concerning to some Community Forest managers

  • Sep 22, 2021


Bear aware storywalk in Houston

Taking place Sept. 23 — 27 to help to keep both bears and people safe

  • Sep 22, 2021

Bymac boat launch back in operation

The first of a planned series of improvements has now taken place at Bymac Park. And that's the dredging and rehabilitation of the boat launch there, work that's long been sought after by local anglers and others. (Houston Today photo)

District applies for matching endowment grant

Income earned would support local projects and people

District fills a vacant position

Deputy corporate services director hired

District forfeits a $4,000 federal grant

Could not stage a community fireworks display

District of Houston begins search for top executive

Mid-October deadline date set to apply

Expect smoky skies this fall

Crews burning slash from fireguard project southwest of town

Library Lego is back at Houston Public Library

The Houston Public Library brought back their library Lego program on Sept. 16, where kids were able to enjoy playing with Lego with prizes involved as well. (Angelique Houlhan photos/Houston Today)

  • Sep 22, 2021

Northern Capitals final roster is set ahead of season opener

Houston goaltender returns as starter after strong showing last season

  • Sep 22, 2021

RDBN to push for more seats in veterinary school

Seeking to double the amount of available seats for B.C. students at WCVM

  • Sep 22, 2021

UBCM convention ends with town hall meetings

Delegates were provided a chance to ask questions to B.C. MLAs about various concerns

  • Sep 22, 2021

Federal voting information in Houston

Voters must go to assigned voting station to be eligible

  • Sep 20, 2021

Back to school in Houston

School is back in session in Houston with Sept. 7 marking the first day of school. Road rules for school buses is when a school bus stops for passengers all traffic in both directions must stop. (Laura Blackwell photo/Houston Today)

  • Sep 15, 2021

Book sale in Houston

The Houston Public Library held its giant book sale from Sept. 7 till Sept. 11. Purchases were made by donation. The event went well and lots of books found new homes. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

  • Sep 15, 2021

COVID assistance for childcare and support for faster internet on council agenda

District of Houston's recent council meeting deals mainly with requests of support

  • Sep 15, 2021

District of Houston acknowledges Truth and Reconciliation day

New statutory holiday on Sept. 30 will be recognized by Houston

  • Sep 15, 2021

Electric vehicle charging

The electric vehicle charging station is now installed in Houston. These are known as Level 3 chargers which power up an electric vehicle at a faster rate than Level 2 or Level 1 chargers. In Houston they are installed in the laneway north of 9th Street, a project to cost roughly $250,000 but at no charge to the District of Houston. BC Hydro official Bob Gammer said that works out to between $6 and $7 per 100 kilometres of charging power from one of its Level 3 chargers. (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)

  • Sep 15, 2021
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