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MLA John Rustad in Victoria May 17, 2018. Photography by John Lehmann

North could suffer from potential boundary changes, says Liberal MLA

Fewer seats would hamper representation

MLA John Rustad in Victoria May 17, 2018. Photography by John Lehmann

Indigenous count crucial to determining services

Pandemic protection measures in place for Indigenous communities

Real estate in Houston

Real estate sales climb in Houston and Burns Lake

A very active start to 2021 in both communities

Real estate in Houston
Real estate Burns LKE

Real estate sales climb in Burns Lake

A very active start to 2021 in both communities

Real estate Burns LKE
Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)

Telus also needs to move lines at highway project site

Will use poles BC Hydro is placing

Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)
Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)

Hydro poles relocated along 6 Mile Summit project route

Passing lane addition requires poles to be moved

Crews contracted by BC Hydro are relocating power poles at the 6 Mile Summit project between Houston and Burns Lake. (Laurel Blackwell photo)
Medical injection (File photo)

Rustad pursues vaccination shift explanation

Priority shift draws questions from community

Medical injection (File photo)
Rebates to replace older wood heat appliances have increased in the area. (File photo)

Wood heating replacement rebate values increase

Goal is to reduce particulate matter in the air

Rebates to replace older wood heat appliances have increased in the area. (File photo)
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Real estate sales dip in Houston and Burns Lake

But average price for single family home increases

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The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The regional jobs picture has improved. (Innovate Impact Media/Creative Commons photo)

Northwest unemployment rate dips again

Is now second lowest of any region in B.C.

The regional jobs picture has improved. (Innovate Impact Media/Creative Commons photo)
Smoke from woodstoves contributes to the area's poor air quality. (File photo)

Society offers rebates for wood stove exchanges

But there’s been little response in Houston and Burns Lake

Smoke from woodstoves contributes to the area's poor air quality. (File photo)
Man was killed yesterday while cutting firewood near McKilligan Road. (File photo)

Man killed while cutting firewood

Accident took place Jan. 4 east of Houston

Man was killed yesterday while cutting firewood near McKilligan Road. (File photo)
Christmas trees can provide ongoing benefit to birds, other wildlife. (Nature Conservancy of Canada photo)

Your Christmas tree has an ongoing environmental benefit

Birds and other wildlife will appreciate it

Christmas trees can provide ongoing benefit to birds, other wildlife. (Nature Conservancy of Canada photo)
Winter has brought a partial halt to the Hwy16 improvement project at Six Mile Summit. Motorists are asked to drive carefully through the construction zone. (Houston Today photo)

Highway project on partial hold for the winter

Passing lanes being added at Six Mile Summit

Winter has brought a partial halt to the Hwy16 improvement project at Six Mile Summit. Motorists are asked to drive carefully through the construction zone. (Houston Today photo)
pinnacle pellet

Three injured at pellet plant fire

Pinnacle Pellet temporarily suspends operations

pinnacle pellet
A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-POOL, Jeff J Mitchell

Officials mum on vaccine roll-out locations for the northwest

First two locations to be in the lower mainland

A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-POOL, Jeff J Mitchell
B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)

Final vote count confirms Rustad victory

This is his fifth electoral victory

B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)
The Babine Elementary-Secondary School in Granisle is to be the new home of the Granisle Health Centre. (Black Press File Photo)

Granisle Health Centre move budget boosted

First bids were over projected cost

The Babine Elementary-Secondary School in Granisle is to be the new home of the Granisle Health Centre. (Black Press File Photo)
Close up photo shows the condition of one of the two buildings the Village of Granisle has now decided to demolish. (Village of Granisle photo)

Village to tear down derelict structures

Owner did not respond to village demand to do the work

Close up photo shows the condition of one of the two buildings the Village of Granisle has now decided to demolish. (Village of Granisle photo)