Devyn Ens

Kitimat loses federal homeless funding

After losing a federal grant of $85,000, Kitimat’s housing support services have to find a new funding source, or their doors will close

French Immersion options to be voted on tonight

The Coast Mountains 82 School District board will vote on six options presented by the superintendent

Local author shortlisted for BC Book Prizes 2017

Local writer Kathleen Cherry’s latest novel has been shortlisted for the 2017 BC Book Prizes

Be on the lookout for White Nose Syndrome

The Skeena Community Bat Project is asking for the public to keep an eye out for White Nose Syndrome in the regions bat population.

Northern Health looks to address poverty

Higher minimum wage and income assistance could be potential solutions

Kitimat sees population decrease in 2016 census

The District of Kitimat's population shrank -2.4 per cent from 2011 to 2016, according to the latest census data.

Minette Bay development feedback shared

The District of Kitimat has released a summary highlighting feedback from residents and stakeholders of the planning project.

Call made for more northwestern B.C. winter road maintenance

After a fatal collision on Highway 37 on January 13, a former Kitimat mayor says more needs to be done to keep the roads safe

Benefit gala planned for Haisla cancer patients

Money raised from event will provide financial support for families and the Haisla Cancer Support Group

Kitimat assessed values drop again

Kitimat has seen a decrease in value for both residential and commercial properties.

Two New Year’s Eve impaired driving cases in Kitimat

RCMP dealt with two drinking and driving cases New Year's Eve, while the District of Kitimat saw increase in ridership on free bus service

Kitimat students take on massive writing project

Four Mount Elizabeth students undertook a massive challenge in November: attempting to write a 50,000 word novel in just a month.

District to purchase new Zambonis

The two new ice cleaners will replace the current machines purchased in 2006

Kitimat welcomes crisis dog

Ozzie, a two year old Corgi/Lab cross, is being trained to provide comfort to people dealing with challenging situations

Northern Gateway pipeline rejected

The announcement was made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this afternoon

LNG Canada investing in Northwest B.C students’ futures

A $100,000 investment from the joint-venture company provides a needed update to shop classes in the northwest

Skeena BC Liberal candidate resigns from chief councillor position

HAISLA chief councillor Ellis Ross has announced his resignation from the Haisla Nation Council, effective September 30.

Racist graffiti in Kitimat

"White power" was found spray painted on the side of the Haisla Pentecostal Assembly building.

‘Carnage’ causing cats need to be addressed: Kitimat residents

Cats have been causing trouble and distress for local residents, who want council to put some kind of bylaw in place to limit them

‘Girl power’ group has strong message

Empowerment summer camp helps girls make healthy eating choices and pursue physical activity