Trevor Hewitt

Rio Tinto provides update on newest air monitoring station adjacent to CN Rail station

Station set up to provide SO2 readings; has been operating since April 27

District of Kitimat approves zoning amendment, gives green light to proposed Go-Kart facility

The amendment will add “Recreation, Commercial” to permitted uses at the subject property

Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth joins protest against racism

Protesters also shine spotlight on systemic prejudice agains Indigenous Peoples

District provides updates on various service reopenings

Riverlodge Recreation Centre now open, Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre still closed

District of Kitimat creates $500,000 community resilience fund in response to COVID-19

Grants are intended to help establish easier access to services and opportunities for residents

‘We just want answers’: Kitimat man remembered for his love of grandchildren, making others smile

The IIO is currently investigating the June 1 death of Brian William Charles Buss in Kitimat

B.C. police watchdog group investigating after June 1 death of Kitimat man

The man was reported to have fallen a number of times while in police custody on May 30

CGL completes first in-field pipeline welds for Kitimat section of project

‘I never thought I’d live to see this day:’ Skeena MLA praises start of pipeline welding in Kitimat

Housing committee recommends District deny strata application for 1425 Nalabila Boulevard

Council is set to consider the matter at their June 1 meeting

Illicit overdose deaths on the rise during COVID-19: Northern Health

March 2020 saw a 61 per cent increase in illicit overdose deaths province-wide compared to February

KUTE expands service to accept paper products

Prior to May 23 the facility had only been accepting cardboard since it reopened on April 22

Locals getting good grades when it comes to social distancing: RCMP

The local detachment said the public has been responsible with adhering to COVID-19 practices

Union calling for Save-On-Foods to Extend COVID-19 worker incentive program

Save-On-Foods is ending its two-dollar-an-hour pay increase on May 30

Bish Creek fire removed from Province’s Wildfire Dashboard

Unclear when investigation into fire’s cause will be completed

District looking for public input on cycling plan

Survey is open to the public until May 25

District sets reopening dates for front desk purchases at municipal office

The office will start selling transit passes May 25 and accepting tax payments June 1

MEMSS teacher continues fundraiser for future trip after band visit to Calgary cancelled

Courtney Preyser is accepting e-transfers for five dollars a ticket at cpreyser@hotmail.com

UPDATE: Kitimat with power back, temporary outage due to damaged cable

The outage impacted just over 5,200 accounts in the District

Bish wildfire now listed as under control as firefighters work to put out blaze

No recent growth for Bish wildfire as firefighters work to put out blaze

Community updates: May 21, 2020

Cancellation of planned Canada Day celebrations There won’t be any fireworks in…