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Crews responded quickly around 5:30 a.m. when the water flow alarm first went off. (Paul Engen/Facebook)

Lower City Centre Mall entrance collapses

A sprinkler line blew and caused the collapse

Crews responded quickly around 5:30 a.m. when the water flow alarm first went off. (Paul Engen/Facebook)
Strong winds will be arriving from B.C.’s interior dropping temperatures below minus 10 (Black Press Media/File Photo)
Strong winds will be arriving from B.C.’s interior dropping temperatures below minus 10 (Black Press Media/File Photo)
The storm which is set to cross the Gulf of Alaska is expected to intensify as it hits the north coast late in the day on Friday. (Crystal Schick/File photo)

Significant snowfall forecast for much of northwest B.C. starting Friday

Accumulations of snow could exceed 50 centimetres in some inland areas

The storm which is set to cross the Gulf of Alaska is expected to intensify as it hits the north coast late in the day on Friday. (Crystal Schick/File photo)
City Centre Mall is currently closed due to a reported water leakage (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

City Centre Mall closed due to water leakage

Crews are working to fix the problem

City Centre Mall is currently closed due to a reported water leakage (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
As of Dec. 20, the collection of glass bottles and jars continued across all other areas of BC. (Black Press Media/File photo)

Glass recycling resumes in Kitimat

Initially due to flooding and various transportation challenges in the south RecycleBC suspended glass and foam packaging collection

As of Dec. 20, the collection of glass bottles and jars continued across all other areas of BC. (Black Press Media/File photo)
The sun was out for two whole days in a row in Kitimat this past week, surrounded by clouds, rain, and some snowfall on either side. Jan. 22, 2021. Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Winter solstice brings the shortest day of the year

The length of the day in Kitimat is roughly 7 hours and 26 minutes

The sun was out for two whole days in a row in Kitimat this past week, surrounded by clouds, rain, and some snowfall on either side. Jan. 22, 2021. Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel
The Kitimat Museum and Archives presented their plans for a new facility as well as their strategic plan for 2020-2030. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Kitimat Museum presents plans for new facility

The Kitimat Museum and Archives presented their Strategic Plan for 2020 to…

The Kitimat Museum and Archives presented their plans for a new facility as well as their strategic plan for 2020-2030. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Coast Mountain School District 82 is taking steps to address racism in its schools. (Ben Bogstie / File Photo)

Coast Mountain School District 82 responds to alleged racism with new plans for cultural training

Every employee with CMSD82 will take part in Cultural Safety and Indigenous Competency training which will take place on Sept. 23, 2022

Coast Mountain School District 82 is taking steps to address racism in its schools. (Ben Bogstie / File Photo)
Simeon Denholme was born and raised in Kitimat and is now sharing his love of food with others through his bakery/restaurant. (K-J Millar/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

Some venture far but always return home as local Kitimat business owner Simeon Denholme recounts his life

Denholme returned home to be closer to his father and upon returning met his eventual wife

Simeon Denholme was born and raised in Kitimat and is now sharing his love of food with others through his bakery/restaurant. (K-J Millar/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
Traffic is currently reduced to a single lane near Onion Lake (Christopher Mock/Facebook)

Fresh snow hits Kitimat and Terrace causing issues along roadways

The snow is expected to taper off this evening according to Environment Canada

Traffic is currently reduced to a single lane near Onion Lake (Christopher Mock/Facebook)
The wharf can also accommodate larger vessels seeing its first ship on Dec. 6. (Photo submitted/Rio Tinto)

New wharf opens in Kitimat’s port

Construction on the terminal began in December 2018

The wharf can also accommodate larger vessels seeing its first ship on Dec. 6. (Photo submitted/Rio Tinto)
The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)

One person originally believed to be in Kitimat now in custody after alleged school shooting threats

Kitimat schools were placed under a hold and secure order and lifted shortly before noon

The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Another Christmas Bird Count is around the corner for birders in Kitimat, the 122nd count will be taking place on Dec. 18. (Black Press Media/File Photo)

Christmas bird count set to go ahead on Dec. 18

The data collected contributes long-term information on how winter birds are faring

Another Christmas Bird Count is around the corner for birders in Kitimat, the 122nd count will be taking place on Dec. 18. (Black Press Media/File Photo)
The Kitimat Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened on Gyrfalcon Ave. During the late evening on Dec. 5. (Mike Anderson/Facebook)

Update: Unattended cooking item to blame according to Deputy Fire Chief

Gyrfalcon Ave. fire leaves one person injured

The Kitimat Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened on Gyrfalcon Ave. During the late evening on Dec. 5. (Mike Anderson/Facebook)
Affonso Bison presenting a cheque from Rio Tinto BC Works to the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation. (Photo Submitted/Rio Tinto)

Rio Tinto BC Works General Manager departs

Affonso Bizon will be starting his new position on Feb. 1, 2022, and is expected to leave BC Works before year-end.

Affonso Bison presenting a cheque from Rio Tinto BC Works to the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation. (Photo Submitted/Rio Tinto)
Light Up Kitimat has been cancelled for the second year in a row as new COVID-19 restrictions have been announced. (Photo Taken/Kitimat Chamber of Commerce)

Light Up Kitimat cancelled amid new COVID-19 restrictions

The Chamber of Commerce in a press release has said that the safety of the community is always at the forefront of event planning

Light Up Kitimat has been cancelled for the second year in a row as new COVID-19 restrictions have been announced. (Photo Taken/Kitimat Chamber of Commerce)
BC Transit is implementing a short-term reduced service schedule in Kitimat due to recent labour challenges (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Kitimat bus routes facing reduced schedule amid labour challenges

The impacted bus routes include 1A, 1B, 2 and 3 on Fridays as well as Sundays

BC Transit is implementing a short-term reduced service schedule in Kitimat due to recent labour challenges (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Photo of the apartment taken by a local Kitimat resident after the building was evacuated. (Photo From/Mike Wilson, Facebook)

Kitimat Fire Department responds to Banyay apartment fire

No injuries were reported and the fire was contained to a single unit on the fourth floor.

Photo of the apartment taken by a local Kitimat resident after the building was evacuated. (Photo From/Mike Wilson, Facebook)
Kitimat RCMP officer posing alongside the crammed cruiser (Photo submitted/Kitimat RCMP)

Kitimat RCMP running Cram a Cruiser event

RCMP will be participating alongside local community partners to fill a cruiser

Kitimat RCMP officer posing alongside the crammed cruiser (Photo submitted/Kitimat RCMP)
Volunteers pack essential food items for Merritt evacuees. (Photo Submitted/Rio Tinto)

Rio Tinto donates to flood relief efforts

United Way British Columbia set up a B.C. Flood Response Fund to address important needs

Volunteers pack essential food items for Merritt evacuees. (Photo Submitted/Rio Tinto)