Jacob Lubberts

Shoes are being left at the viewpoint on Haisla Blvd in response to the 215 bodies discovered at the Kamloops Residential School. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

Haisla Nation responds to 215 Indigenous children found buried at the site of Kamloops Indian Residential School

“Many Haisla children were sent far away, to places such as Port Alberni, and to Coqualeetza”

Shoes are being left at the viewpoint on Haisla Blvd in response to the 215 bodies discovered at the Kamloops Residential School. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
Susan Jay hosted a plant and garage sale on May 25 and donated all of her proceeds to the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation to help with the purchase of a new bus for residents at Mountain View Lodge, Delta King and the new Kitimat Valley Housing Society dementia home. (Barbara Campbell photo)

KGHF thanks Susan Jay for her help to purchase a new bus for seniors in multi-level care

Susan donated all proceeds to KGHF, her efforts netted the hospital foundation a total of $1,760

Susan Jay hosted a plant and garage sale on May 25 and donated all of her proceeds to the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation to help with the purchase of a new bus for residents at Mountain View Lodge, Delta King and the new Kitimat Valley Housing Society dementia home. (Barbara Campbell photo)
An example of what a mural would look like on the back wall on Ron’s Bait and Tackle Store which faces the courtyard and sidewall. The mural photos shown here are mock-ups of existing artwork on walls of interest in the downtown core to build anticipation within the community about the concept of murals. The KPAA will not necessarily be using these locations or this artwork for the actual murals. (KPAA photo)

Kitimat Public Art Alliance mural funding request denied

D’Andrea suggested she will come back to the council at a later date with a more concrete plan

An example of what a mural would look like on the back wall on Ron’s Bait and Tackle Store which faces the courtyard and sidewall. The mural photos shown here are mock-ups of existing artwork on walls of interest in the downtown core to build anticipation within the community about the concept of murals. The KPAA will not necessarily be using these locations or this artwork for the actual murals. (KPAA photo)
L-R: Vanessa Couto, Montana Murray, Connor Best, Dawn Best, Natalia Lopez, Thomas Walton, and Charlotte Collier partaking in the clean-up Kitimat campaign on May 28. (Katie Peacock photo)

Kitimat’s MStar Hotel brings out staff’s competitive clean-up side

The hotel staff circulated the Big Spruce Trailhead and picked up as much garbage as they could

L-R: Vanessa Couto, Montana Murray, Connor Best, Dawn Best, Natalia Lopez, Thomas Walton, and Charlotte Collier partaking in the clean-up Kitimat campaign on May 28. (Katie Peacock photo)
Kitimat’s Water Quality Advisory, which has been in place for just over a week, has been lifted. (Black Press file photo)

Water Quality Advisory in Kitimat lifted

The district has been under a Water Quality Advisory since June 2

Kitimat’s Water Quality Advisory, which has been in place for just over a week, has been lifted. (Black Press file photo)
On June 16 at 6 p.m., the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a public presentation and discussion with Happipad, a social enterprise, to talk about solutions for affordable housing Kitimat. (Happipad photo)

Affordable housing to be focus of Kitimat Chamber of Commerce meeting

Figures indicate the average Kitimat household needs to make more than $92,000 a year

On June 16 at 6 p.m., the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a public presentation and discussion with Happipad, a social enterprise, to talk about solutions for affordable housing Kitimat. (Happipad photo)
White Rock’s Marine Drive as it looked in the mid-1980s. (Photo courtesy of the White Rock Museum & Archives)

Column – Jacob’s Junction: the blessing and the curse of a small town

“News spreads like wildfire and you’re never given a chance to grow out of some of your mistakes.”

White Rock’s Marine Drive as it looked in the mid-1980s. (Photo courtesy of the White Rock Museum & Archives)
Artist’s illustration of the proposed Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)

Haisla Nation surprised by Woodside pull out from Kitimat LNG project

Haisla Nation council states its main focus is now on developing the Haisla-led Cedar LNG project

Artist’s illustration of the proposed Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)
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Hirsch Creek Bridge restricted to single lane traffic

The district is restricting the bridge traffic to legal highway loads only

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Pop-up vaccine clinic tomorrow at the Save-on-Foods parking lot in Kitimat

The clinic will be this Friday, June 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Crystal Smith has been re-elected as chief councillor for the Haisla Nation. (Chris Sankey photo)

Crystal Smith re-elected as chief councillor for Haisla Nation

Issues Smith plans to work on in her term include housing, mental health, and language preservation

Crystal Smith has been re-elected as chief councillor for the Haisla Nation. (Chris Sankey photo)
Josephine Kaldenhoven, 23, has life experiences long past her age and is eager to share them with the rest of the world. (Photo supplied)

In Our Valley: Josephine Kaldenhoven

Not letting herself get in the way

Josephine Kaldenhoven, 23, has life experiences long past her age and is eager to share them with the rest of the world. (Photo supplied)
Artist's illustration of the proposed floating Cedar LNG location situated just off the Bish Creek Forest Service Road outside of Kitimat. (Cedar LNG illustration)

New partner buys into proposed Cedar LNG project

Pembina acquiring 50 per cent stake

Artist's illustration of the proposed floating Cedar LNG location situated just off the Bish Creek Forest Service Road outside of Kitimat. (Cedar LNG illustration)
Left to right: Kitimat biker, Jim Manson with Diversity Morgan’s parents Mike Wilson, Charmaine Scodane and brother at Skeena Mall parking. Riders across northwest B.C. came together to honour 15-year-old Morgan who was found dead in Kitimat last week. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Kitimat teenager’s death gets northwest B.C. riders to rally against bullying

Motorcycle riders joined parents of 15-year-old Diversity Morgan in Terrace

Left to right: Kitimat biker, Jim Manson with Diversity Morgan’s parents Mike Wilson, Charmaine Scodane and brother at Skeena Mall parking. Riders across northwest B.C. came together to honour 15-year-old Morgan who was found dead in Kitimat last week. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
With issues about the Kitimat garbage pickup system surfacing around town, solid waste collection and disposal workers have begun standing up for themselves. (District of Kitimat photo)

Kitimat sanitation workers frustrated with bag, bin debate

Workers stated residents are coming out of their homes and verbally threatening garbage pickup teams

With issues about the Kitimat garbage pickup system surfacing around town, solid waste collection and disposal workers have begun standing up for themselves. (District of Kitimat photo)
All of the pipe for Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada facility at Kitimat has been delivered and awaiting placement. (Coastal GasLink photo)

Haisla-Ledcor moves in on pipeline construction

Replaces Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture

All of the pipe for Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada facility at Kitimat has been delivered and awaiting placement. (Coastal GasLink photo)
If runners register for the race before June 12, they’ll receive a Festivals Kitimat t-shirt and a wooden medal which is in the shape of a maple leaf with the District of Kitimat logo at the bottom. All proceeds from the event will be given back to the Tamitik Status of Women Food Share Program. (Courtney Fairbrother photo)

Kitimat’s Virtual Fun Race and Walk set for July 1 to July 10

Participants have the choice to run 3 kilometres, 5 kilometres, 10 kilometres, or 21 kilometres

If runners register for the race before June 12, they’ll receive a Festivals Kitimat t-shirt and a wooden medal which is in the shape of a maple leaf with the District of Kitimat logo at the bottom. All proceeds from the event will be given back to the Tamitik Status of Women Food Share Program. (Courtney Fairbrother photo)
Grade nine student, Charles-Emile Guay, placed first in the 10-kilometre run with a time of 43.10 min. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

MEMMS running club keeps kids active as extra-curricular sports are put on pause during Covid-19

Many students are new to running club but were excited to be a part of the event

Grade nine student, Charles-Emile Guay, placed first in the 10-kilometre run with a time of 43.10 min. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
The streets highlighted in red are the areas the District of Kitimat is undergoing sewer line flushing and camera work. The work started on June 4 and is expected to be completed by June 11. (District of Kitimat photo)

Sewer line flushing and camera work in Nechako and Whitesail neighbourhoods

The work is expected to be completed by June 11

The streets highlighted in red are the areas the District of Kitimat is undergoing sewer line flushing and camera work. The work started on June 4 and is expected to be completed by June 11. (District of Kitimat photo)
Monkey Beach has been nominated for nine Leo Awards this year. The nominations are Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Musical Score, and Best Script. (Monkey Beach photo)

Monkey Beach film nominated for nine Leo Awards

Sweeping the American Indian Film Festival, the film has been nominated for nine Leo Awards

Monkey Beach has been nominated for nine Leo Awards this year. The nominations are Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Musical Score, and Best Script. (Monkey Beach photo)