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Brucejack mine in northwestern B.C. (File photo)

Brucejack gold mine reopens following fatal incident

Investigation into the October fatality still ongoing says provincial mines investigation unit

Brucejack mine in northwestern B.C. (File photo)
Police announced Nov. 16, partial human remains found on Prince George’s Connaught Hill belong to Donna Charlie who was murdered in 1990. (City of Prince George)

Human remains linked to 30-year-old homicide found in Prince George

Donna Charlie’s remains were located by a member of the public on Connaught Hill

Police announced Nov. 16, partial human remains found on Prince George’s Connaught Hill belong to Donna Charlie who was murdered in 1990. (City of Prince George)
North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)

Nisga’s Ksi Lisims LNG faces opposition by Lax Kw’alaams over emission concerns

A dispute resolution is underway after Lax Kw’alaams withdrew consent for environmental assessment

North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)
L-R: District of Kitimat’s new council members Graham Pitzel, Michelle Martins, Edwin Empinado Gerry Leibel, Phil Germuth, Terry Marleau, and Mario Feldhoff at the inauguration ceremony on Nov. 7. (Photo courtesy Cameron Orr)

District of Kitimat’s new council officially sworn in

The inauguration ceremony held at the Luso Canadian Hall on Nov. 7

L-R: District of Kitimat’s new council members Graham Pitzel, Michelle Martins, Edwin Empinado Gerry Leibel, Phil Germuth, Terry Marleau, and Mario Feldhoff at the inauguration ceremony on Nov. 7. (Photo courtesy Cameron Orr)
North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)

Nisga’s Ksi Lisims LNG faces opposition by Lax Kw’alaams over emission concerns

A dispute resolution is underway after Lax Kw’alaams withdrew consent for environmental assessment

North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)
Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter at Kitimat. (Rio Tinto)

Retirees ask Rio Tinto to increase pension index to match inflation

A pension lobby group is calling on aluminum giant Rio Tinto to…

Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter at Kitimat. (Rio Tinto)
A makeshift blockade on the tracks at New Hazelton in February 2020. Wet’suwet’en opponents of the Coastal GasLink have called on supporters to take action this weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)

Potential blockades and protests in opposition to CGL pipeline expected in northwest B.C Nov. 5

CGL pipeline opposition group calls on Canada-wide supporters to ‘organize’ and ‘take action’

A makeshift blockade on the tracks at New Hazelton in February 2020. Wet’suwet’en opponents of the Coastal GasLink have called on supporters to take action this weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)
L-R: Pierre Poilievre, Leader of federal Conservatives, Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross and Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer at a meeting in Ottawa on Oct. 21. (Ellis Ross/Twitter)

Northwest B.C. MLA Ellis Ross holds LNG talks with federal conservative leader, German envoy in Ottawa

First Nations backed LNG projects in B.C. is a solution to global energy crisis, says Ross

L-R: Pierre Poilievre, Leader of federal Conservatives, Skeena BC Liberal MLA Ellis Ross and Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer at a meeting in Ottawa on Oct. 21. (Ellis Ross/Twitter)
Darlene Hunter, chief of Halfway River First Nation (left) with Crystal Smith, chief councillor of Haisla Nation are among some of the founding members of the First Nations Climate Initiative. (Supplied photo)

First Nations Climate Initiative members from northern B.C. heading to UN’s COP27 conference in Eygpt

The group will present the climate action plan they chalked out highlighting Indigenous-led solutions

Darlene Hunter, chief of Halfway River First Nation (left) with Crystal Smith, chief councillor of Haisla Nation are among some of the founding members of the First Nations Climate Initiative. (Supplied photo)
Mining operations at Brucejack remain suspended until further notice following the death of a contractor. (Newcrest Canada/Facebook)

Fatality confirmed at Brucejack gold mine

Mining operations at Newcrest Mining site remain suspended pending an investigation

Mining operations at Brucejack remain suspended until further notice following the death of a contractor. (Newcrest Canada/Facebook)
Mining operations at Brucejack suspended until further notice after critical incident involving a contractor. (Newcrest Canada/Facebook)
Mining operations at Brucejack suspended until further notice after critical incident involving a contractor. (Newcrest Canada/Facebook)
British Columbians are once again heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Kitimat election 2022 sees 3 incumbent councillors and mayor return for another term

Preliminary results also sees two first timer nominees elected to council

British Columbians are once again heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Corporate partner Chris Duffy (left), and head coach Chris Naylor pose in front of the newly unveiled jerseys on Sept. 14. The jerseys will be on full display when the Saax take on the Timbermen this season. (Supplied photo)

Saax season pushed back due to aggressive stance from BC Hockey says league

BC Hockey says policies against non-sanctioned leagues are to ensure fairness and safety of members

Corporate partner Chris Duffy (left), and head coach Chris Naylor pose in front of the newly unveiled jerseys on Sept. 14. The jerseys will be on full display when the Saax take on the Timbermen this season. (Supplied photo)
Darlene Hunter, chief of Halfway River First Nation (left) with Crystal Smith, chief councillor of Haisla Nation are among some of the founding members of the First Nations Climate Initiative that has drafted a new action plan for federal and provincial governments to endorse and support. (Supplied photo)

Northwest First Nations propose climate action plan, call on federal and provincial governments to invest

The First Nations Climate Initiative is led by Haisla, Nisga’a and Metlakatla First Nations

Darlene Hunter, chief of Halfway River First Nation (left) with Crystal Smith, chief councillor of Haisla Nation are among some of the founding members of the First Nations Climate Initiative that has drafted a new action plan for federal and provincial governments to endorse and support. (Supplied photo)
Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)

Soul-searching play set in residential school prepares for reconciliation tour in northern B.C.

The Raven Collective’s production of Bunk #7 by Larry Guno kicks off in Terrace Sept.29

Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)
General voting day for B.C. municipal elections is Oct. 15, 2022. (File photo/Capital News)

Incumbent Kitimat mayor acclaimed; 10 candidates seek six council seats

As of close of nomination period, Phil Germuth unopposed, general voting takes place Oct. 15

General voting day for B.C. municipal elections is Oct. 15, 2022. (File photo/Capital News)
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Federal Supreme court judge orders new election for Burns Lake band chief

Band to uphold court verdict, current chief councillor steps down

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Parents protest outside Nechako Elementary in Kitimat over concerns of accused predator being hired

Coast Mountain School District 82’s hiring practice being questioned as another witness comes forward

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Haisla elder, Marilyn Furlan, provided a blessing of the event on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)

District of Kitimat raises orange flag ahead of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Mayor Phil Germuth and Haisla Nation Chief Crystal Smith hoisted the flag on Sept. 6

Haisla elder, Marilyn Furlan, provided a blessing of the event on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)
(Royal Canadian Legion branch 250/Facebook)
(Royal Canadian Legion branch 250/Facebook)