Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Pretivm Resources reports fatality at Brucejack mine

The isolated incident occurred last Friday, and the employee passed away on Sunday in hospital

  • Aug 4, 2020


“How many more years is this going to continue?”: Kitimat resident wants better District response to front yard sinkholes

The sinkholes are caused by an aging storm sewer, which the District says they are working to fix.

  • Jul 31, 2020


REVIEW: Catchpole’s writing style makes engineering more understandable for non-engineers

"A Story of the Engineering of the Kemano-Kitimat Transmission Line" is a fun and intelligent read.

  • Jul 30, 2020


Rio Tinto Kemano T2 project restart plans in the works after temporary COVID-19 shutdown

The project excavation work has been shut down since late March for COVID-19 safety.

  • Jul 30, 2020

Camping, exploring among popular activities this B.C. Day long weekend

Many are choosing to celebrate locally amidst travel restrictions this August long weekend.

  • Jul 29, 2020

Kitimat’s Tamitik Status of Women part of anti-hate, anti-racism project throughout B.C.

Resilience BC aims to provide anti-hate and anti-racism support in 40 communities around B.C.

  • Jul 29, 2020

Kitamaat Village access checkpoint will remain in place for the time being, Chief Councillor says

The Haisla community will keep their restricted access checkpoint up for now, for COVID-19 safety.

  • Jul 27, 2020

‘Wanted to see the ocean, enjoy nature’: Visiting nuns cause frenzy online in northwest B.C.

Social media posts ran rampant when six Catholic nuns were seen driving around Northwest B.C.

  • Jul 23, 2020

“Businesses helping businesses”: Kitimat Economic Recovery Task Force hosts virtual ‘Lunch & Learn’ sessions for local business owners

The Lunch & Learns are part of Phase One of the ERTF initiative to help support local businesses.

  • Jul 22, 2020

Provincial government to provide long-term financial support to B.C. Search and Rescue groups

The government will be providing an annual funding contribution of $6 million to begin in 2022-23.

  • Jul 22, 2020

Search for missing person in car crash at Dyke Road and Giant Spruce Road proves to be false alarm

The car drove off the road, crashed, and subsequently caught fire, KSAR and Kitimat RCMP said.

  • Jul 22, 2020

Council of the Haida Nation reports case of COVID-19 on Haida Gwaii

Community members notified of possible exposure; Old Massett, Skidegate set curfews

  • Jul 18, 2020

“In the business of protecting what people tell us is sensitive”: Coastal Response Program maps out sensitive areas along B.C. coast

The program helps further identify and protect high-risk oil spill areas along the West Coast.

  • Jul 17, 2020

Forest sector could play role in reducing carbon emissions

Keys on how logging is carried out

  • Jul 16, 2020

“We’re not busting ghosts”: local paranormal investigators check out PF Bistro

Paranormal North Coast British Columbia recently checked out PF Bistro at City Centre Mall.

  • Jul 15, 2020

New Haislakala Language Revitalization Program aims to preserve and revitalize Haisla language

Haisla elders will be recorded speaking in Haislakala, with hopes of collecting 12,000-17,000 words.

  • Jul 15, 2020

“Bears that test the limits”: Kitimat sees higher number of bears than average year

Bears aren't necessarily more assertive this year, there's just a higher number than average.

  • Jul 14, 2020

Search and Rescue and RCMP investigate after abandoned kayak found on Kitimat River

KSAR and Kitimat RCMP confirmed the owner lost the recently-discovered kayak a couple of weeks ago.

  • Jul 13, 2020

Tamitik Status of Women granted $500,000 to support housing construction project

The funds will be used to support the construction of second stage and affordable rental housing.

  • Jul 10, 2020

Government program grants funding for flood mapping study of Kitimat River

Kitimat received $150,000 to help provide flood preparation and support, to mitigate future risks.

  • Jul 9, 2020