Christian Apostolovski

Wakashan Ave. in Kitimat is home to a very large pothole just outside of the Husky coming onto Lahakas Blvd. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

District of Kitimat to begin road repairs this summer

There is a plan to put in a turning lane at Wakashan Ave and Lahakas Blvd

Wakashan Ave. in Kitimat is home to a very large pothole just outside of the Husky coming onto Lahakas Blvd. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
The existing water supply system in Kitimat does not meet today’s water quality standards and experiences water quality advisories each year. In the Photo is the Kitimat river where the city gets its water. (Photo by Clare Rayment.)

Kitimat council commits $2.1-million to water system upgrade

Kitimat council has committed over $2.1-million to support the Water System Upgrade…

The existing water supply system in Kitimat does not meet today’s water quality standards and experiences water quality advisories each year. In the Photo is the Kitimat river where the city gets its water. (Photo by Clare Rayment.)
Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth presented the cheque to Kildala Elementary School from Cheese4Change. (Kitimat Northern Sentinel/Christian Apostolovski)

Kildala Elementary School wins prize for sustainable rhubarb shortcakes recipe

The school won $5,000 through the Cheese4Change program

Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth presented the cheque to Kildala Elementary School from Cheese4Change. (Kitimat Northern Sentinel/Christian Apostolovski)
Kitimat RCMP arrested two men following the discovery of drugs in a residence. (Photo by/Kitimat RCMP)

Two men arrested following the discovery of drugs in a residence

Approximately 1.2 ounces of suspected methamphetamines, assorted pills and other drugs along with cash were seized

Kitimat RCMP arrested two men following the discovery of drugs in a residence. (Photo by/Kitimat RCMP)
According to a Rio Tinto spokesperson in a June 17 email the person is recovering from surgery and the company remains in contact with the family. (Rio Tinto photo)

WorkSafeBC finds unsafe unloading practice lead to injury at Rio Tinto

As part of their investigation, WorkSafeBC found that straps had loosened or adjusted during handling of the anode bundles

According to a Rio Tinto spokesperson in a June 17 email the person is recovering from surgery and the company remains in contact with the family. (Rio Tinto photo)
The Northern Spirit dragon boat team hits the waters again and begins their practice for their first year back since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Northern Spirit dragon boat team back in action

This is the first year back since the COVID-19 pandemic

The Northern Spirit dragon boat team hits the waters again and begins their practice for their first year back since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
A red kayak still remains partially submerged and residents are asked to leave it where it is. (Photo from/Kitimat Search and Rescue Facebook)

Kitimat search and rescue locate missing kayaker

The missing person was located and extracted early in the morning on June 24

A red kayak still remains partially submerged and residents are asked to leave it where it is. (Photo from/Kitimat Search and Rescue Facebook)
A pride flag is flying in front of the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Noise complaints occupy Kitimat RCMP

Detachment report for June 17-23

A pride flag is flying in front of the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
People gathered in front of the Haisla soccer field to put on a pair of gloves and leave their orange hand prints on the ground as part of the pre-tournament activities. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Haisla Braves ECM Memorial soccer tournament kicks off July 1

This is the second annual ECM tournament

People gathered in front of the Haisla soccer field to put on a pair of gloves and leave their orange hand prints on the ground as part of the pre-tournament activities. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
The Kitimat Fire Department put out a small fire on the outside of a residence on Tweedsmuir Ave. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Crews extinguish fire at residence on Tweedsmuir Ave.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

The Kitimat Fire Department put out a small fire on the outside of a residence on Tweedsmuir Ave. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Tekah Sabal (Left) and Josiah Bahr (Right) were out observing drivers in Kitimat and documenting what they saw. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Traffic survey finds distracted driving and lack of helmets still an issue in Kitimat

The survey is taking place over the next few days with results expected next week

Tekah Sabal (Left) and Josiah Bahr (Right) were out observing drivers in Kitimat and documenting what they saw. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
The trestle bridge is currently under construction and will support the transfer of LNG. (Photo submitted/LNG Canada)

Trestle bridge under construction on LNG Site

The bridge is planned to be completed in December 2022.

The trestle bridge is currently under construction and will support the transfer of LNG. (Photo submitted/LNG Canada)
Construction tenders have now closed on the project and are being reviewed by the District of Kitimat which will oversee construction. (Photo by Clare Rayment)

Kitimat council sets funding for Quatsino daycare

Full costs of a transition housing and daycare project the Tamitik Status…

Construction tenders have now closed on the project and are being reviewed by the District of Kitimat which will oversee construction. (Photo by Clare Rayment)
(Photo submitted/Kitt Othman)

A dream of travelling realized

In Our Valley: Kitt Othman

(Photo submitted/Kitt Othman)
While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)

Rio Tinto investigating after Kitimat employee airlifted to hospital in critical condition

On June 6 the employee was injured during the unloading of materials from a trailer

While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)
While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)

Rio Tinto investigating after Kitimat employee airlifted to hospital in critical condition

On June 6 the employee was injured during the unloading of materials from a trailer

While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)
The first girder that will make up the new Haisla Bridge was unveiled today. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Haisla Bridge Replacement Project marks milestone with first girder

The event took place at the Kitimat Rod and Gun Club

The first girder that will make up the new Haisla Bridge was unveiled today. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
Voting will soon begin to pick a design for the new mural that will be put in Kitimat’s city core. (Kitimat Public Art Alliance/Facebook)

Public vote beginning soon on a new mural in Kitimat

There are currently four applicants that have been shortlisted by the Kitimat Public Art Alliance

Voting will soon begin to pick a design for the new mural that will be put in Kitimat’s city core. (Kitimat Public Art Alliance/Facebook)
Teresa Neto has won many awards from her time competing in hairstyling competitions. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Teresa Neto has won many awards from her time competing in hairstyling competitions. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
There were a reported 1414 that were without power during this outage. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

No exact cause found for early morning power outage

The power was reported to have gone out at 6:19 a.m. by BC Hydro

There were a reported 1414 that were without power during this outage. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)