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    Yesterday | University of Washington

    ... the Year in 2012 for Colorado State. The list of accolades doesn't stop there. Lucille Charuk was an All-American at Houston (2008-12), Jamie Thibeault was an All-Big Sky First Teamer at Montana, and Rebecca Pavan was a standout at Kentucky. Also, ...


  2. Wet'suwet'en chiefs distance selves from clan's campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Prince George Citizen

    A petition in support of a camp set up southwest of Houston to protest plans to run natural gas pipelines through the area is raising concerns for the chiefs of four Wet'suwet'en clans who are in favour of the work. "The definition of sustainability for some of the groups who signed the petition and live in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, elsewhere in Canada and outside the country, is very different from what it means for Nations in northern British Columbia that are anxious to climb out of poverty and find meaningful opportunity," Skin Tyee Nation Chief Rene Skin said in a statement issued Monday.


  3. Dawson Creek clinic facing closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Mortgage and Housing Corporation. "Because they are on provincial contracts, they are paid the same if they go to Houston, B.C. [where] they pay $600 a month for an apartment," De Smit said in a July interview. "As a new grad, when they have student ...


  4. Conifex joins B.C. lumber producers bound for U.S. southRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Vancouver Sun

    ... restore more balance to the market. Canfor Corp. and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. each closed mills, in Quesnel and Houston, respectively, that eliminated 430 jobs in the last round of rationalization in 2013. In an interview, Shields said the ...


  5. Emptying oilsands camps eye LNG projects for potential boost: 'Are we excited? Yeah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Haynes said, "it would return us back to operating levels earlier in 2014 when we were around 80 per cent." Houston-based Civeo Corp., which operates oilsands camps, announced in early July that it had signed a contract with LNG Canada to provide ...


  6. Catherine Watkins, 43, got Canada's marathon call just three weeks agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    ... sort of ignited this drive in me that wasn't there before,” she said. “The first time when I went to Houston in January, I went in thinking it was going to feel a lot easier than it did,” Watkins said. “The training felt ...


  7. Column: Looking forward to a flood of feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Langley Times

    ... metaphorically - that scorching day in April, 1997. Fresh out of J-school at the University of Regina, I rolled into Houston, B.C. in my 1987 Honda Accord, eager to start my first "real" job in the one-person newsroom at Houston Today. An early ...


  8. 105-hectare wildfire burns near Whitesail Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Crews are mointoring a 105-hectare fire on the east side of Whitesail Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, about 91 kilometres east of Houston, B.C. Crews are monitoring a 105-hectare fire on the east side of Whitesail Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, about 90 kilometres east of Houston, B.C. The B.C. Wildfire Service says smoke may continue to drift into the communities of Southside, Francois Lake, Houston and Burns Lake.


  9. Emergency declared in Port Hardy as dozens of wildfires burn across B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... Service also warned that smoke from two lightning-caused wildfires could drift into the communities of Bella Coola, Houston, Burns Lake, Southside and Francois Lake. The Kapella River fire had burned about 600 to 1,000 hectares about 77 kilometres ...


  10. World Cup field puts haves and have-nots on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WQXI-AM Atlanta

    ... for the event with just $500 collectively and no equipment. Volunteer coach Randy Waldrum, also coach of the NWSL's Houston Dash, sent out an urgent plea for help via Twitter. Money came pouring in. Ranked No. 53 in the world, Cameroon made its ...


  11. Police searching for driver two days after truck lands in B.C. riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... rescue volunteers are continuing to look for a man two days after his truck was found in a British Columbia river. HOUSTON, B.C. - Police and search and rescue volunteers are continuing to look for a man two days after his truck was found in a ...


  12. OPINION: Has the time come for a tax on absentee landlords?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Chilliwack Times

    ... with the fact that these empty homes are having a negative effect on their community." To that end, there is the Houston, B.C., man who owns a house across the street from the First Avenue problem, a property similarly plagued by drug users and ...


  13. No charges in B.C. hunting accident that killed Washington manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... Columbia say charges will not be laid over a hunting accident that claimed the life of a 59-year-old U.S. man. HOUSTON, B.C. - Police in northern British Columbia say charges will not be laid over a hunting accident that claimed the life of a ...


  14. Help B.C. resident Emily meet her idol, IronmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    The Houston B.C. resident, who has cerebral palsy, first became obsessed with the charcter about five years ago after seeing the first movie. Emily's sister, Shay Craig, says her sister used to watch that movie over and over, from the minute she woke up to the minute she went to bed.


  15. Marie Gulich gets key minutes during NCAA Tournament loss: Oregon State Beavers rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... program. She's developed rapidly in her career after starting basketball late and playing for a small high school in Houston, British Columbia. But the her finish to the season -- including Sunday -- showed she still has room to grow. "Ruth is ...


  16. OccupyForum // Stopping A Pipeline: Effective ResistanceRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Indybay.org

    OccupyForum presents. . . STOPPING A PIPELINE Effective Resistance at the Unis'tot'en Blockade Up in the forests near Houston, British Columbia, a permanent blockade has been constructed to stop the construction of a long list of proposed pipeline projects.


  17. Mom, daughter charged after more than 38 animals found in distressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | CNews

    ... e years in jail, a maximum fine of $75,000 and a lifetime ban on owning animals. They are scheduled to appear at the Houston, B.C. courthouse on March 16.


  18. B.C. mom and daughter charged with animal cruelty after huge SPCA seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... sparked a heated debate in West Vancouver as the municipality considers measures to limit the size of new homes. HOUSTON, B.C. - Animal cruelty charges have been laid against a B.C. mother and daughter who had dozens of animals seized from them last ...


  19. Syracuse Transfer Target QB Michael O'Connor Chooses... University of British Columbia?Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    Last week, Syracuse got the disappointing news that Houston quarterback transfer John O'Korn decided to take his talents to Ann Arbor, suiting up for Jim Harbaugh at Michigan . The spurned Orange were still in the O'running for another O'QB, though.


  20. High snow pack raises flooding concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    ... bulletin. "Similar smaller pockets of higher snow packs and potential increased flood risk exist in west central BC (Houston, Burns Lake, Vanderhoof), West Chilcotin, and Cariboo Mountains (Bowron River, Quesnel River and area). By early February, ...