Trevor Hewitt

Nav Canada says 120-day suspension of overnight services at YXT could end sooner or later

The company suspended overnight flight service station at YXT earlier this month

Taylor Bachrach speaks at the Honouring our Elders event held Oct. 11 at SSS in Smithers. The Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP said he feels the decision of what kind of models of firearms should be owned by civilians is a question that needs to be determined by law enforcement experts. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Gun ban should be up to law enforcement experts: Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP

Bachrach disappointed with lack of details surrounding buyback program

Taylor Bachrach speaks at the Honouring our Elders event held Oct. 11 at SSS in Smithers. The Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP said he feels the decision of what kind of models of firearms should be owned by civilians is a question that needs to be determined by law enforcement experts. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Local businesses still feeling uncertainty amid four-stage reopening

District established the Economic Recovery Task Force to provide business community support

Northwest leaders at the Northern Capital and Planning Grant announcement on Feb. 16, 2019. While there were no big gatherings this year, the 2020 grant amounts for Northern B.C. were recently announced. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Kitimat receives $5.2 million from 2020 Northern Capital and Planning Grant

Funding amount is significantly up from just over $1.5 million in 2019

Northwest leaders at the Northern Capital and Planning Grant announcement on Feb. 16, 2019. While there were no big gatherings this year, the 2020 grant amounts for Northern B.C. were recently announced. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Camp workers at Horizon North Crossroads Lodge recently voted 97 per cent in favour of a three-year union contract with UNITE HERE Local 40. (File photo)

Horizon North camp workers reach union contract amid COVID-19

Ninety-seven per cent of camp workers voted in favour of the new contract

Camp workers at Horizon North Crossroads Lodge recently voted 97 per cent in favour of a three-year union contract with UNITE HERE Local 40. (File photo)
It was a half hour to an hour wait to drop off cardboard at Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) when the facility opened on April 22. KUTE is now open to the public for cardboard recycling every Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. (Louisa Genzale photo)

‘Bear with us’: KUTE working hard to get back to normal but won’t sacrifice safety

The facility reopened its doors on April 22 after being closed just over a month

It was a half hour to an hour wait to drop off cardboard at Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) when the facility opened on April 22. KUTE is now open to the public for cardboard recycling every Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. (Louisa Genzale photo)
A photo of the Bish Creek wildfire, currently approximately 15 hectares in size as of the afternoon of May 11. (District of Kitimat photo)

UPDATE: District says Bish Creek wildfire believed to be human caused

The fire is currently covering approximately 40 hectares

A photo of the Bish Creek wildfire, currently approximately 15 hectares in size as of the afternoon of May 11. (District of Kitimat photo)

District launching survey to analyze COVID-19’s impact on local business

The Kitimat Economic Recovery Task Force is made up of representatives from across the District

Aerial view of Kitimat. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

95 per cent of Public Works employees back to work

District of Kitimat says it is continuously reassessing work conditions

Aerial view of Kitimat. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)
Kitimat and Terrace are receiving $50,000 to analyze housing needs in the region. (Photo by John Ellison/Habitat for Humanity)

Terrace, Kitimat to receive $50,000 for analyzing housing data

The grant is part of the provincial Housing Needs Reports Program

Kitimat and Terrace are receiving $50,000 to analyze housing needs in the region. (Photo by John Ellison/Habitat for Humanity)
Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static

Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static

Northern Health saw six fentanyl-detected deaths in January, the same as in 2019

Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static
Coast Mountain College stock photo. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Coast Mountain College stock photo. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
British Columbia provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, in Vancouver, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Nav Canada suspends overnight air navigation services at Terrace airport

Nav Canada suspends overnight air navigation services at Terrace airport

Airport will not have a Flight Service Specialist working between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Nav Canada suspends overnight air navigation services at Terrace airport
Rio Tinto BC Works’ lead HSE specialists Michael Brown on a glacier along the powerline route from Kemano to Kitimat. The mining company says it has surpassed the $10 million mark for contributions to various COVID-19-related efforts across Canada and the U.S. (Photo supplied)

Rio Tinto hits $10 million in COVID-19 contributions across Canada, U.S.

The figure includes a $50,000 donation to the Kitimat Hospital Foundation

Rio Tinto BC Works’ lead HSE specialists Michael Brown on a glacier along the powerline route from Kemano to Kitimat. The mining company says it has surpassed the $10 million mark for contributions to various COVID-19-related efforts across Canada and the U.S. (Photo supplied)
An example of the generous donations the Kitimat Community Humane Society (KCHS) has received from other rescues down south. The shelter says they are currently most in need of things like wet cat and dog food. (Facebook photo)

Kitimat animal shelter sees uptick in adoption amid COVID-19

The shelter is warning people pets are a lifetime commitment

An example of the generous donations the Kitimat Community Humane Society (KCHS) has received from other rescues down south. The shelter says they are currently most in need of things like wet cat and dog food. (Facebook photo)
Skylar Pacheco. (Contributed photo)

Former Kitimat Winterhawk says he’s excited to take his shot at pro hockey

Skylar Pacheco recently signed with Les Gothiques d’Amiens of France’s Ligue Magnus

Skylar Pacheco. (Contributed photo)
In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo prices are displayed on a gas pump in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

‘We have no choice’: Kitimat resident fighting for lower gas prices says enough is enough

When it comes to high gas prices in Kitimat, one man says he has had enough.

In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo prices are displayed on a gas pump in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Girl Guide cookies have been popping up in stores across Canada. (File photo)

‘We’ve sold virtually all of our cookies in B.C’: Girl Guides sales booming in retail stores

The organization say they have sold nearly 800,000 boxes of the iconic cookies

Girl Guide cookies have been popping up in stores across Canada. (File photo)
Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a worker wears a mask and face shield as she hands off meat products to a customer at a grocery store in Dallas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Loblaws says supply chain remains functional

Company says situation “evolves daily” and it has plans to address future scenarios

Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a worker wears a mask and face shield as she hands off meat products to a customer at a grocery store in Dallas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero)