Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Council approves reduction to leisure services monthly pass rates during COVID-19

Passes will be discounted while COVID-19 restrictions are in place, and will return to normal after.

  • Jul 8, 2020

Authorities urge residents to manage garbage and fish entrails after dispatching another bear

Authorities are urging residents and anglers to manage their waste to keep bears at a safe distance.

  • Jul 7, 2020

Haisla celebrate 14th annual G’psgolox Day

July 1 marks the day the g'psgolox pole was repatriated to the Haisla Nation from Sweden.

  • Jul 7, 2020

New study reveals Spirit bears are rarer than previously thought

The gene responsible for Spirit bears is up to 50 per cent rarer than previously estimated.

  • Jul 7, 2020

Children’s summer programming opens in Kitimat

Summer day programs opened today, with restrictions, at Kitimat Museum and Archives and Riverlodge.

  • Jul 6, 2020

Local Kitimat authors make Canadian bestsellers list

Authors from Kitimat and Kitamaat Village made the CBC's list of bestselling Canadian fiction books.

  • Jul 6, 2020

“I’m retiring from the paper, not from the community!”: Kitimat Northern Sentinel publisher Louisa Genzale retires

Former coworkers of Genzale reflect on her time at Black Press and wish her good luck going forward.

  • Jul 3, 2020

Fundraising begins to bring back Mountainview Lodge bus

The bus went out of use about two years ago, isolating many seniors in the Kitimat community.

  • Jul 3, 2020

It may be ‘ruff’ but it’s not ‘im-paw-sible’: how the Kitimat Humane Society has been impacted throughout COVID-19

Adoption practices, fundraising among changes made at KCHS during COVID-19.

  • Jul 2, 2020

“A top event in the wildlife of the world”: bird never before recorded in Canada spotted in Kitimat

A bird native to Asia was spotted at Minette Bay recently, bringing in birders from all over B.C.

  • Jun 30, 2020

LNG janitors join UNITE HERE Local 40 Union

The vote was unanimous and the janitors will look to begin contract negotiations going forward.

  • Jun 29, 2020

Council approves development permit for old Northstar property

Plans are in the works to update and reopen the two accomodations at 650 and 656 Kuldo Blvd.

  • Jun 26, 2020

Surgeries in Northern Health area returning to pre-pandemic levels

Backlog of surgeries in area could take two years to clear

  • Jun 26, 2020

“It’s not as hard as people think”: Local family’s annual tradition of biking from Kitimat to Terrace

A Kitimat family has made it an annual summer tradition to bike from Kitimat to Terrace.

  • Jun 24, 2020

“We’re trying to do the best we can”: Coastal GasLink trying to ensure access for locals to preferred fishing area amidst pipeline construction

The CGL pipeline route goes under the river at the Lower Dyke, a favourite fishing area for locals.

  • Jun 24, 2020

“Where are these guys going to go?”: Kitimat locals concerned as Coastal GasLink Pipeline construction takes over favoured fishing location

CGL pipeline construction has been blocking off the Lower Dyke for fishing between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Jun 24, 2020

Kitimat Food Share program looking at changes amidst COVID-19 regulations

The Kitimat Food Share program is using this time to increase their impact in the community.

  • Jun 22, 2020

Minor hockey coach sets up virtual meeting with Olympians to keep players engaged

Rebecca Johnson will be interacting with B.C.'s minor hockey players on June 25.

  • Jun 22, 2020

“Canoe building is alive in Haisla Nation”: Haisla man using ancestral methods to construct cedar log canoe

Tome Cordeiro wants to help bring back the tradition of canoe building to the Haisla community.

  • Jun 19, 2020

Clean energy program aims to help shift remote Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation community to renewable energy sources

The First Nation community of Klemtu is transitioning to renewable energy for future sustainability.

  • Jun 19, 2020