Christian Apostolovski

Council brought forward the motion that the water rates bylaw receives its first three readings, which passed unanimously. (File Photo)

Proposed bylaw to increase water rates receives first three readings

The bylaw will be brought back to council to consider adoption on Apr. 4

Council brought forward the motion that the water rates bylaw receives its first three readings, which passed unanimously. (File Photo)
The area affected is east of Dyke Rd., west of Road A and North of Logan Berry. (Photo from/Bc Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored following outage caused by motor vehicle incident

Power is expected to be restored by 6 p.m.

The area affected is east of Dyke Rd., west of Road A and North of Logan Berry. (Photo from/Bc Hydro)
The Snow Wolf is considered the “fastest, most powerful snowblower in the industry” and replaced an older machine (Photo Supplied/LNG Canada)

Northwest Regional Airport receives new snowblower

LNG Canada contributed $1.2 million through the social investment program

The Snow Wolf is considered the “fastest, most powerful snowblower in the industry” and replaced an older machine (Photo Supplied/LNG Canada)
Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Kitimat RCMP seeking witnesses to March 11 collision that left 3 people dead

If have information you’re asked to call RCMP at 250-632-7111.

Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Picture of Michael Jeffery and Hazel (Photo submitted/Michael Jeffery)

“It was hard to give it up”

In Our Valley: Michael Jeffery

Picture of Michael Jeffery and Hazel (Photo submitted/Michael Jeffery)
There were a variety of awards given out including, home-based businesses, tourism, going green, accessibility, medium business and large business to name a few. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Rainforest Wellness Pharmacy wins multiple awards during 2021 BC Excellence Awards

Paul Sherman, Owner of Rainforest Wellness Pharmacy took home three awards

There were a variety of awards given out including, home-based businesses, tourism, going green, accessibility, medium business and large business to name a few. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
The investigation, which is being conducted by Kitimat RCMP and the BC Coroners Service is still ongoing. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Three dead following Friday morning collision near Onion Lake

The incident took place at 9:14 a.m. on Mar. 11 between Onion Lake ski trails and Onion Lake.

The investigation, which is being conducted by Kitimat RCMP and the BC Coroners Service is still ongoing. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
As the box in question overflows with water it can be seen spilling out of the sides as the lid is not the correct one for this unit. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Local Kitimat resident concerned over water-filled manhole

A Kitimat resident is raising concerns over a BC Hydro manhole that…

As the box in question overflows with water it can be seen spilling out of the sides as the lid is not the correct one for this unit. (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
LNG Canada’s new inlet facilities module has arrived in Kitimat (Photo Courtesy/LNG Canada)

LNG Canada’s new module arrives in Kitimat

It is more than 10 storeys high and arrived at the LNG Canada Project Site

LNG Canada’s new inlet facilities module has arrived in Kitimat (Photo Courtesy/LNG Canada)
An accident has taken place along Highway 37 near Wedeene Mainline. (Trevor Feduniak/Facebook)

UPDATE: Hwy 37 reopened between Terrace and Kitimat

Hwy 37 was previously shut down due to a vehicle incident

An accident has taken place along Highway 37 near Wedeene Mainline. (Trevor Feduniak/Facebook)
If both parents are employed with Rio Tinto they will both be eligible for paid parental leave and can take it at the same time. (stock photo)

Rio Tinto offering up to 18 weeks paid parental leave under improved standards

Distinctions between primary and secondary caregivers have been removed giving all new parents access to the 18 weeks off

If both parents are employed with Rio Tinto they will both be eligible for paid parental leave and can take it at the same time. (stock photo)
The money from this potential increase would then go towards improvements to the water system, most notably improvements to water quality in Service Centre. (Black Press Media files)

Kitimat council passes motion to consider 13.9 per cent water rate increase

Under this proposed increase users could see an increase from $144 to $164, or about $2 a month.

The money from this potential increase would then go towards improvements to the water system, most notably improvements to water quality in Service Centre. (Black Press Media files)
Photo of Laurie white in her uniform standing outside the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. (Photo submitted/Laurie White)
Photo of Laurie white in her uniform standing outside the Kitimat RCMP Detachment. (Photo submitted/Laurie White)
A panel of women shared their experiences and thoughts during an International Women’s Day panel at the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club. From left to right, Crystal Smith, Brianna Ritchot, Alexandra Dandie, Maryann Ouellet, Claire Rattée, Maggie Hall.

International Women’s day event aims to break the bias

The event was hosted by the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce this year’s theme was breaking the bias.

A panel of women shared their experiences and thoughts during an International Women’s Day panel at the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club. From left to right, Crystal Smith, Brianna Ritchot, Alexandra Dandie, Maryann Ouellet, Claire Rattée, Maggie Hall.
From left to right, Nick Dahler, Victor Botelho, Grant Van Loon, Sam Benet (front, kneeling), Tristan Hall, Charles-Emile Guay, Rayne King, Krysta Peralto (front, kneeling), Markus Anthony (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)

Kitimat robotics team wins big at provincial championships

The end of this event also marks the end of the first season for the Sentinels and their focus has shifted to next year

From left to right, Nick Dahler, Victor Botelho, Grant Van Loon, Sam Benet (front, kneeling), Tristan Hall, Charles-Emile Guay, Rayne King, Krysta Peralto (front, kneeling), Markus Anthony (Black Press Media/Christian Apostolovski)
James Harry Sr. is an outreach worker for the Haisla Nation and works to help those in need and bring them back home. (Photo submitted/James Harry Sr.)

‘It was a beautiful moment’

In Our Valley: James Harry

James Harry Sr. is an outreach worker for the Haisla Nation and works to help those in need and bring them back home. (Photo submitted/James Harry Sr.)
Gas prices rose 10 cents overnight. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Gas prices rise in Kitimat again to $1.76/litre

Prices were sitting around $1.66 per-litre yesterday

Gas prices rose 10 cents overnight. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Swimmers competed in the Northern and Interior Winter Divisional Championships that took place Feb. 25 to Feb. 27 in Penticton. (Photo submitted/Kitimat Marlins)

Kitimat Marlins capture four silvers and a bronze in division championship

Out of the 24 swims from the group, 20 were personal best times.

Swimmers competed in the Northern and Interior Winter Divisional Championships that took place Feb. 25 to Feb. 27 in Penticton. (Photo submitted/Kitimat Marlins)
The 2019 Kitimat Dance showcase. (File photo)

Dance Kitimat hosting first in-person show in over two years

The event is taking place on Mar 5. and Mar 6.

The 2019 Kitimat Dance showcase. (File photo)
File photo Coombs resident wants a handyDart service in Area F.

HandyDART expansion coming to Kitimat

Regular buses will also return to full service starting Mar. 6

File photo Coombs resident wants a handyDart service in Area F.