Christian Apostolovski

Ashely Hinton posing with her dog. (Photo submitted/Ashely Hinton)

A life well-travelled

In Our Valley: Ashely Hinton

Ashely Hinton posing with her dog. (Photo submitted/Ashely Hinton)
From left to right, Lani Gibson, Terry Marleau, Edwin Empinado, Mayor Phil Germuth, Mark Zielinski, Rob Goffinet and Mario Feldhoff. (Photo from/District of Kitimat website)

District of Kitimat council adopts water rate bylaw increasing water rates for Kitimat users

Beginning in May, the annual fee will be $164 per dwelling which represents an increase of $1.66 a month

From left to right, Lani Gibson, Terry Marleau, Edwin Empinado, Mayor Phil Germuth, Mark Zielinski, Rob Goffinet and Mario Feldhoff. (Photo from/District of Kitimat website)
The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20 and then heads to Prince Rupert the following day with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel. (Promo Photo)

Ken Lavigne returns to northern B.C.

The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20, then Prince Rupert April 21 with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel

The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20 and then heads to Prince Rupert the following day with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel. (Promo Photo)
Smoke can be scene from Kuldo Blvd as crews battle a fire. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

VIDEO: Crews battle fire near Kuldo Blvd.

Paramedics, police and firefighters attended to the scene of the fire.

Smoke can be scene from Kuldo Blvd as crews battle a fire. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
From left to right, Lani Gibson, Terry Marleau, Edwin Empinado, Mayor Phil Germuth, Mark Zielinski, Rob Goffinet and Mario Feldhoff. (Photo from/District of Kitimat website)
From left to right, Lani Gibson, Terry Marleau, Edwin Empinado, Mayor Phil Germuth, Mark Zielinski, Rob Goffinet and Mario Feldhoff. (Photo from/District of Kitimat website)
The dessert fundraiser includes a dessert box and costs $50, all the proceeds will be going to aid the humanitarian effort. (Julie Wakita/Facebook)

Local bake sale raises money to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

The dessert boxes cost $50 and all the proceeds will support the humanitarian efforts

The dessert fundraiser includes a dessert box and costs $50, all the proceeds will be going to aid the humanitarian effort. (Julie Wakita/Facebook)
Peter Bizarro posing with his motorcycle while in uniform. (Photo submitted/Peter Bizarro)

Retired deputy fire chief hits the open road

In Our Valley: Peter Bizarro

Peter Bizarro posing with his motorcycle while in uniform. (Photo submitted/Peter Bizarro)
A snowfall warning is currently in effect for Kitimat (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Snowfall warning currently in effect for Kitimat

Between 15 to 20 cm is expected to fall today

A snowfall warning is currently in effect for Kitimat (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
In Kitimat in the first quarter of 2022, 41 properties worth $15 million have been sold. Of the 41 properties, 33 were single-family homes, three were half-duplexes and two were homes on acreage. By the end of March there were 100 properties of all types available in the Kitimat area.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Northern real estate board records drop in home sales in first quarter 2022

Prince George has the highest average selling price for a residential-detached house valued at $519,979 while Quesnel has the lowest at $352,761

In Kitimat in the first quarter of 2022, 41 properties worth $15 million have been sold. Of the 41 properties, 33 were single-family homes, three were half-duplexes and two were homes on acreage. By the end of March there were 100 properties of all types available in the Kitimat area.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Rendition of the finished Haisla Bridge replacement (Photo supplied/District of Kitimat)

Work on the Haisla Bridge replacement project remains ahead of schedule

Work remains ahead of schedule on the Haisla Bridge replacement project according…

Rendition of the finished Haisla Bridge replacement (Photo supplied/District of Kitimat)
Phil Germuth in deep thought enjoying a beautiful day by Minette Bay. (Photo Submitted/Phil Germuth)
Phil Germuth in deep thought enjoying a beautiful day by Minette Bay. (Photo Submitted/Phil Germuth)
The power first went off at 4:05 p.m. (Photo by/Kitimat RCMP)
The power first went off at 4:05 p.m. (Photo by/Kitimat RCMP)
Pictured left to right: Brenna Innes Gitxaala Elected Councillor Brenna Innes, Arthur Renwick, Haisla Nation’s deputy chief councillor answering questions regarding the new facility. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Feasibility study underway for northwest B.C. First Nations Alliance’s detox centre in Terrace

Feasibility study and community asset mapping will be completed by October

Pictured left to right: Brenna Innes Gitxaala Elected Councillor Brenna Innes, Arthur Renwick, Haisla Nation’s deputy chief councillor answering questions regarding the new facility. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Joshua Carrol was last seen in the 5900 block of Marine Dr. in Burnaby. It’s believed he may have left the Lower Mainland and headed north (Photo supplied/Burnaby RCMP)
Joshua Carrol was last seen in the 5900 block of Marine Dr. in Burnaby. It’s believed he may have left the Lower Mainland and headed north (Photo supplied/Burnaby RCMP)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena Bulkley, stressed on Oct. 26, the need for all levels of government to be under one roof in addressing the salmon crisis. (File photo)

Bachrach renews call for public bus service in northwest B.C.

Last month, Bachrach held a virtual transportation townhall discussing the impacts of the absence of Greyhound

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena Bulkley, stressed on Oct. 26, the need for all levels of government to be under one roof in addressing the salmon crisis. (File photo)
Gareth Manderson, Crystal Smith, Phil Germuth and tour coordinator Miranda Ross during the reopening of the tour office. Photo by Gerry Leibel

Haisla Nation Council and the District of Kitimat announce participation in Community Economic Development Initiative

The Haisla Nation and the District of Kitimat are one of eight partnerships in Canada taking part in this two-year First Nation and municipal collaboration

Gareth Manderson, Crystal Smith, Phil Germuth and tour coordinator Miranda Ross during the reopening of the tour office. Photo by Gerry Leibel
Construction work continues on the Haisla Bridge replacement project. (Misty Johnsen/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
Construction work continues on the Haisla Bridge replacement project. (Misty Johnsen/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
A headshot of Sean enjoying the wintertime (Photo submitted/Sean Kyle MacGillivray)
A headshot of Sean enjoying the wintertime (Photo submitted/Sean Kyle MacGillivray)
(Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

KUTE to begin accepting styrofoam and glass as of April 16

The Bottle Depot will continue to be the location to bring refundable drinking containers

(Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
A motion was brought forward that the District of Kitimat matches the City of Nelson donation of $1,000 to be provided to the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis. (Photo by/District of Kitimat)

Kitimat council to donate to support humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

The $1,000 donation matches the donation made by the City of Nelson

A motion was brought forward that the District of Kitimat matches the City of Nelson donation of $1,000 to be provided to the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis. (Photo by/District of Kitimat)