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Alexander Ericksons award-winning piece, The Provider, on display at the Kitimat Museum and Archives (Photo Frieda Design School)

Kitimat Museum and Archives host Freda Diesing school art exhibition

Local Kitimat art exhibition from students of the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art

Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)

Shuswap SPCA seeks forever home for inseparable Akbash dogs

A fundraiser to help medical expenses for Captain and Maria earned over 10 times its goal

The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

From pets to wildlife, BC SPCA offers animal education programs geared to youth

BC SPCA offering virtual spring break camps, workshops and school presentations

Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)

B.C. man rescues dog that was trapped for 43 hours inside hidden well

At first, Wade Deisman thought his neighbour got a new puppy, but the barking didn’t stop.

Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)
Rick Thompson joined by a sea lion on his boat. (Rick Thompson/Submitted Photo)

In Our Valley: Rick Thompson

Former Kitimat firefighter paramedic spreads smiles though snowmobiles, fishing

Rick Thompson joined by a sea lion on his boat. (Rick Thompson/Submitted Photo)
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BraveFace mask fundraiser raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon
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Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
In Our Valley: Colin Spangl

In Our Valley: Colin Spangl

Spangl is an ER nurse at Kitimat General Hospital and works hard to make patients comfortable

In Our Valley: Colin Spangl
Dorothy Egan photo
Dorothy Egan has done a lot of teaching in her life, but she’s also done a lot of learning along the way.

In Our Valley: Dorothy Egan

Egan spent several years teaching on missionary trips in Papua New Guinea and Cameroon

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Dorothy Egan has done a lot of teaching in her life, but she’s also done a lot of learning along the way.
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Jacqueline Sweet, right, at her graduation from the Bachelor of Arts at Simon Fraser University with her friend and fellow graduate, Laura Taylor.

In Our Valley: Jacqueline Sweet

Sweet said her career can feel isolating in the North, but she loves that she’s able to help people

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Jacqueline Sweet, right, at her graduation from the Bachelor of Arts at Simon Fraser University with her friend and fellow graduate, Laura Taylor.
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Cara Webb’s dog, Millie, who bolted during New Year’s Eve fireworks and was missing for almost a week. She was eventually found by Webb’s neighbour.

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Cara Webb’s dog, Millie, who bolted during New Year’s Eve fireworks and was missing for almost a week. She was eventually found by Webb’s neighbour.
Haisla Bridge traffic will be impacted overnights from Jan. 20 to 23 due to District work. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

Haisla Bridge traffic impacted due to District work

The bridge will be single lane traffic overnights from Jan. 20 to 23

Haisla Bridge traffic will be impacted overnights from Jan. 20 to 23 due to District work. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
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Santa and Mrs. Claus payed a special visit to the residents at Mountainview Lodge in Kitimat back in December to help raise their spirits during the difficult Christmas season.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus payed a special visit to the residents at Mountainview Lodge in Kitimat back in December to help raise their spirits during the difficult Christmas season.
The leisure pool at the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre will be open Thursday and closed Friday for maintenance, the DoK said in an updated Facebook post Thursday (Jan. 14). (Kitimat Leisure Services photo)

UPDATE: Leisure pool at Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre open Thursday, closed Friday

The leisure pool will be closed Friday (Jan. 15) for maintenance due to a mechanical issue

The leisure pool at the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre will be open Thursday and closed Friday for maintenance, the DoK said in an updated Facebook post Thursday (Jan. 14). (Kitimat Leisure Services photo)
‘The Dependants’, a piece by Stan Bevan, whose wood cut works will be shown at an event at the Kitimat Museum & Archives starting Jan. 15. (Stan Bevan artwork)
‘The Dependants’, a piece by Stan Bevan, whose wood cut works will be shown at an event at the Kitimat Museum & Archives starting Jan. 15. (Stan Bevan artwork)
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Cheri Randall with the gingerbread house she designed for the District of Kitimat’s annual gingerbread house competition this year, which was designed around her workplace and her coworkers.

In Our Valley: Cheri Randall

Randall uses her creative side by designing food art, in particular large cakes and desserts

Cheri Randall photo
Cheri Randall with the gingerbread house she designed for the District of Kitimat’s annual gingerbread house competition this year, which was designed around her workplace and her coworkers.
Michele Spracklin photo
Michele Spracklin, left, with her son Aleck and their Elf on the Shelf, Okard.

In Our Valley: Michele Spracklin and Okard the Elf

Michele Spracklin’s Elf on the Shelf, Okard, has been bringing joy to the Kitimat community

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Michele Spracklin, left, with her son Aleck and their Elf on the Shelf, Okard.
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The letters and ornaments Leanne Sutherland and her kids sent to multiple seniors’ homes this holiday season.

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The letters and ornaments Leanne Sutherland and her kids sent to multiple seniors’ homes this holiday season.
Allan Colton photo
A photo of the Kemano star at night from the top of the hill. The star looks out onto the townsite of Kemano and the surrounding area.

A bright memory for former — and current — Kemano residents

A recent story about an electronic star brought back memories of the Kemano Star

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A photo of the Kemano star at night from the top of the hill. The star looks out onto the townsite of Kemano and the surrounding area.