Kitimat Northern Sentinel

District of Kitimat approves zoning amendment, gives green light to proposed Go-Kart facility

The amendment will add "Recreation, Commercial" to permitted uses at the subject property

  • Jun 12, 2020

Kitimat Chamber of Commerce holds virtual Flag Raising Ceremony amidst COVID-19 restrictions

The Kitimat Chamber of Commerce is doing a virtual Flag Raising Ceremony amidst COVID-19 distancing.

  • Jun 12, 2020

New Kitimat River Safety Initiatives brought about for fishermen in wake of drownings

Kitimat Search and Rescue and local fishing guides have partnered on new water safety initiatives.

  • Jun 12, 2020

Rio Tinto provides update on newest air monitoring station adjacent to CN Rail station

Station set up to provide SO2 readings; has been operating since April 27

  • Jun 12, 2020

Car goes off road into water on Hwy 37, just north of Humphrey Creek Bridge

A car drove off the road just north of Humphrey Creek Bridge on Hwy 37 Thursday shortly before noon.

  • Jun 11, 2020

Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth joins protest against racism

Protesters also shine spotlight on systemic prejudice agains Indigenous Peoples

  • Jun 11, 2020

Kitimat Bottle Depot reopens, safety measures in place

The Kitimat Bottle Depot reopened June 9, with measures in place to allow for social distancing.

  • Jun 10, 2020

Northern B.C. First Nations wrap up testimony against Rio Tinto (Alcan), B.C. and Canada

Saik'uz and Stellat'en First Nations have taken Rio Tinto (Alcan), B.C. and Canada to court over the construction and operation of the Kenney Dam on the Nechako River.

  • Jun 10, 2020

District of Kitimat creates $500,000 community resilience fund in response to COVID-19

Grants are intended to help establish easier access to services and opportunities for residents

  • Jun 9, 2020

District provides updates on various service reopenings

Riverlodge Recreation Centre now open, Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre still closed

  • Jun 9, 2020

New Gold to sell Blackwater Gold project for $190 million

The company made the announcement on Tuesday, June 9.

  • Jun 9, 2020

‘We just want answers’: Kitimat man remembered for his love of grandchildren, making others smile

The IIO is currently investigating the June 1 death of Brian William Charles Buss in Kitimat

  • Jun 8, 2020

Larva of voracious green crab discovered on North Coast

Public asked to retain the carcasses of these invasive species for DNA testing

  • Jun 5, 2020

B.C. police watchdog group investigating after June 1 death of Kitimat man

The man was reported to have fallen a number of times while in police custody on May 30

  • Jun 3, 2020

Skeena MLA advocates for small LNG project in Terrace

Many questions unanswered about project, say opponents

  • Jun 3, 2020

CGL completes first in-field pipeline welds for Kitimat section of project

'I never thought I'd live to see this day:' Skeena MLA praises start of pipeline welding in Kitimat

  • Jun 2, 2020

Housing committee recommends District deny strata application for 1425 Nalabila Boulevard

Council is set to consider the matter at their June 1 meeting

  • Jun 1, 2020

Illicit overdose deaths on the rise during COVID-19: Northern Health

March 2020 saw a 61 per cent increase in illicit overdose deaths province-wide compared to February

  • Jun 1, 2020

KUTE expands service to accept paper products

Prior to May 23 the facility had only been accepting cardboard since it reopened on April 22

  • May 29, 2020