Jacob Lubberts

Unifor Local 2301 election took place on May 4th at the Unifor building in Service Centre. Martin Mcllwrath will remain President and serve another three-year term. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

Unifor Local 2301 election results: Martin Mcllwrath remains President

A total of six changes came out of the election

Unifor Local 2301 election took place on May 4th at the Unifor building in Service Centre. Martin Mcllwrath will remain President and serve another three-year term. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
CDN Controls Kitimat branch donated 540 non-perishable food items to the local Kitimat Food Bank to $540 to the Kitimat Food Share Program. (Photo supplied)

CDN Controls Kitimat branch donates 540 non-perishable food items to local food bank.

Donations were made to the local food bank and the local food share program

CDN Controls Kitimat branch donated 540 non-perishable food items to the local Kitimat Food Bank to $540 to the Kitimat Food Share Program. (Photo supplied)
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Drop-in vaccine clinic in Kitimat for anyone 18 plus still needing their first dose: May 25

The clinic will be in the evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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C.O.R.E.Y. Safe vendor has popped up inside Save-On-Foods for motorcycle awareness month. The vendor offers rider-friendly prizes for the community. Tickets will be available all of May. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

C.O.R.E.Y. Safe finds new ways to educate youth during motorcycle awareness month in Kitimat

Usually presented in middle and secondary schools but due to covid, presenters can’t physically visit

C.O.R.E.Y. Safe vendor has popped up inside Save-On-Foods for motorcycle awareness month. The vendor offers rider-friendly prizes for the community. Tickets will be available all of May. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
Artist’s illustration of the proposed Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)

Woodside follows Chevron and bails on Kitimat LNG project

The project no longer fits into development plans and the company will focus on other opportunities

Artist’s illustration of the proposed Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)
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Kitimat robbers caught and arrested

Incident took place at convenience store attached to gas station

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Three robberies in one week in Kitimat

The robbery took place at the gas station off Lahakas Blvd N. this morning, May 18, around 3:30 a.m.

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Dorothy Sarrell picking chives at the old food share garden in Mountainview Square. (photo supplied)

In Our Valley: Dorothy Sarrell

Always willing to get down and dirty

Dorothy Sarrell picking chives at the old food share garden in Mountainview Square. (photo supplied)
Viewpoint off Albatross Avenue in Kitimat B.C. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

Column: Destiny vs. Direction

“Life constantly changes and you have to keep pushing through”

Viewpoint off Albatross Avenue in Kitimat B.C. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
The work will result in one lane alternating traffic between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Black Press file)

One lane alternating traffic on Haisla Bridge in Kitimat

Crews will be conducting work between Monday, May 17 and Friday, May 21

The work will result in one lane alternating traffic between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Black Press file)
Rotarians and councillors come together to celebrate the new peace dove that has been installed at Centennial Park. The dove is a visual representation of the rotary’s commitment to being a peace community. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

New aluminum dove lands in Centennial Park for rotary peace initiative in Kitimat

The dove is a visual representation of Kitimat’s commitment to being a rotary peace community

Rotarians and councillors come together to celebrate the new peace dove that has been installed at Centennial Park. The dove is a visual representation of the rotary’s commitment to being a peace community. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
A worker at Wee Geordies Liquor Store held at knifepoint on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. A female entered the store and grabbed a bottle of liquor and produced a knife and demanded money. She was not located. (Wee Geordies video surveillance screenshot)

VIDEO: Two stores robbed on the same day in Kitimat

The first incident was at 5:45 a.m. and the second incident occurred 3:30 p.m.

A worker at Wee Geordies Liquor Store held at knifepoint on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. A female entered the store and grabbed a bottle of liquor and produced a knife and demanded money. She was not located. (Wee Geordies video surveillance screenshot)
McElhanney worked with the builder, LHLP, to develop a fishway in a highly constrained and fluctuating waterway. (McElhanney file photo)

McElhanney win natural resources and habitat award for the Anderson Creek Fishway

Local team used design elements to minimize the environmental impact of the LNG Canada construction

McElhanney worked with the builder, LHLP, to develop a fishway in a highly constrained and fluctuating waterway. (McElhanney file photo)
The community food share garden that was located in Mountainview Square between Pet Valu and BC Liquor store has been relocated to the Cornerstone garden between No frills and the lower mall access. (Jacob Lubberts photo)

Kitimat Food Share Garden getting set up for the season

The District of Kitimat has also contributed $30,600 in 2021 to the TSWA’s Food Share program

The community food share garden that was located in Mountainview Square between Pet Valu and BC Liquor store has been relocated to the Cornerstone garden between No frills and the lower mall access. (Jacob Lubberts photo)
There are reports of a crash just outside of Onion Lake off highway 37. RCMP are currently conducting single lane traffic until the scene is cleared of debris. (Charene Valleau photo)

UPDATE: Roads are now clear from car accident off Highway 37 South near Onion Lake

Reports state only one vehicle was involved in the accident

There are reports of a crash just outside of Onion Lake off highway 37. RCMP are currently conducting single lane traffic until the scene is cleared of debris. (Charene Valleau photo)
While project construction usually slows down during spring break, the Coastal GasLink team delivered 692 km of pipe along the 670 km project route with zero safety incidents. (Coastal GasLink file photo)

Coastal GasLink increase workforce numbers

B.C.’s PHO rescinded previous orders, which were issued in January

While project construction usually slows down during spring break, the Coastal GasLink team delivered 692 km of pipe along the 670 km project route with zero safety incidents. (Coastal GasLink file photo)
a 75 percent subsidy is being offered for those facing financial barriers in accessing leisure service department opportunities. (District of Kitimat file photo)

Kitimat’s new leisure access program offers a 75 per cent subsidy for persons facing financial barriers

The subsidy will give people facing financial barriers a cheaper opportunity to the leisure programs

a 75 percent subsidy is being offered for those facing financial barriers in accessing leisure service department opportunities. (District of Kitimat file photo)
The District of Kitimat has announced to continue their free transit fares for all students in kindergarten to Grade 12. The pilot project will continue to run until August 2023, and will be reviewed in 2023 to see if it will be renewed. (Black Press photo)

Free student transit fare pilot project continues in Kitimat

The project was launched in September 2020 and allowed students to board buses for free

The District of Kitimat has announced to continue their free transit fares for all students in kindergarten to Grade 12. The pilot project will continue to run until August 2023, and will be reviewed in 2023 to see if it will be renewed. (Black Press photo)
Kitimat Search and Rescue was tasked by RCMP on Friday, April 21 2021, requesting help in finding three lost hikers north of the Smith Street hiking trail. Hikers were found and brought back into town at 8 pm. (Kitimat Search and Rescue logo)

Kitimat SAR find three lost hikers

Kitimat SAR issued a warning to locals using the trails

Kitimat Search and Rescue was tasked by RCMP on Friday, April 21 2021, requesting help in finding three lost hikers north of the Smith Street hiking trail. Hikers were found and brought back into town at 8 pm. (Kitimat Search and Rescue logo)
Gates will open at 8:30 p.m. with the first film starting around 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (AFFNO file photo)

AFFNO hosts french film in the Kitimat-Stikine and Northcoast Region

AFFNO had to create different approaches this year to set up events

Gates will open at 8:30 p.m. with the first film starting around 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (AFFNO file photo)