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Events you don’t want to miss this season 

Take a look at the events happening in Burns Lake this month

Uber no fit for Kitimat says local taxi operators

The province sees a future for Uber-like car services but Kitimat taxi companies don't see a future for it in Kitimat.

Kitimat Council, union begin mending the relationship

The future looks good for a better relationship between Unifor 2300 and the town council after a bitter strike.

Kitimat contribution to Skeena bus route rising

Northern Health says they're distributing transportation funding more equitably, meaning Kitimat will pay more for the Skeena route.

Refinery plan can succeed whether oil is high or low, says Pacific Future Energy executive

A proposal to build an oil refinery in the Kitimat Valley has filed its project description with government regulators.

Key permit handed to LNG Canada for proposed facility in Kitimat

LNG Canada announced it has received a permit from the Oil and Gas Commission for its proposed facility in Kitimat.

District says little on union letter, while MLA has spoken with Rio Tinto

Unifor 2301 is seeking support from the government to lobby on their behalf against mandatory overtime at the smelter.

No winter walkway but Kitimat council still plans to discuss Kildala sidewalk system in future

A proposal to create a temporary winter walkway in the Kildala area came with a number of challenges, said Kitimat staff.

Late 2016 possibly for company to decide on Northern Gateway project

Enbridge may look to late 2016 for a final investment decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal.

Developer wants to develop townhouses at north end of Kingfisher

A plan for 40 more Kitimat townhouses has been put forward for the lot of land on Kingfisher behind the north end of Margetts Street.

Poll shows growing dissatisfaction from public on government’s LNG file

An Insights West poll shows perception on government's handling of LNG file is dimming.

David Black convinced of oil-by-rail safety for Kitimat refinery project

The proponent for an oil refinery near Kitimat says rail is a viable alternative to using pipelines to supply the facility.

Kitimat developer introduces concept for new trailer park

Leonard Kerkhoff introduced council to a proposal to build a manufactured home park in Kitimat adjacent to another project.

Kitimat Marine Rescue reflects on a nice, slow year

The Kitimat Marine Rescue Society is below their average for distress calls on the Douglas Channel this year.

KUTE offered money towards new baler

New baler will improve operations at Kitimat's non-profit recycling depot.

Kitimat seniors enjoy Chair Yoga on Wednesdays

A health program at the Kitimat Seniors Centre has them participating in Chair Yoga.

Financial documents show District of Kitimat’s highest earners

The annual statement of financial information shows salaries for District employees earning more than $75,000.

Kitimat connection in book of B.C. humour

Kitimat is featured in a cartoon from the book You Might Be From British Columbia If...

Haisla celebrate land deal which was years in the making

An incremental treaty agreement has given land to the Haisla which has taken decades to sort out.

Canada Post holds off on community mailbox transition

Kitimat and Terrace had received word that 2016 would be when door-to-door mail was ending, until this latest development.