Volunteers turn out to clean up the litter along the Kitimat River at Radley Park on Sept. 30.

KUTE cleans up the river shore

Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) organized another annual Kitimat River Clean-Up day on a drippy Sunday afternoon.

Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) organized another annual Kitimat River Clean-Up day on a drippy Sunday afternoon.

On Sept. 30, volunteers gathered under the shelter in the playground at Radley Park to work out a game plan to tidy up the shores of the river. While in some years people will take to all sections of the river, this year due to heavy rain and limited turn-out volunteers kept within Radley Park.

But it’s just as well they did, as less than an hour in some volunteers had already filled their first garbage bag, pulling out litter, fishing lines, and in one case a crumpled lawn chair.

Don’t worry, they warmed up with hot chocolate afterwards.

Just Posted

PHOTO GALLERY: Malicous Monster Truck Tour

The Malicious Monster Truck Tour sold out to crowds of 2,500 people… Continue reading

North Coast fishing grounds key to orca recovery: DFO

Plan marks waters from Langara to Rose Spit as critical habitat for northern resident killer whales

Chris Green, mother of scouts, passes away

Green, who was born near Kitimat, spent more than 60 years volunteering with Scouts Canada

Intertidal Music Festival back for round two

More than 20 performances throughout the day at the North Pacific Cannery on July 21

Alberta man missing on Kitimat River found dead

Body found on July 11 after going missing on July 7

Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound’s western pullout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s asked Transport Minister Marc Garneau to find solutions in Greyhound Canada’s absence.

Hub for mental health and addictions treatment opens at B.C. hospital

St. Paul’s Hospital HUB is an acute medical unit that includes 10 patient beds

Restaurant Brands International to review policy over poaching employees

One of Canada’s largest fast-food company to review ‘no-poach’ franchise agreements

Calgary family’s vacation ends in tragedy on Texas highway

Three people died and four others were injured in the crash

Union construction cost competitive, B.C. Building Trades say

Non-union firms can bid on infrastructure, but employees have to join international unions

Trudeau to shuffle cabinet ahead of Liberals’ team for 2019

Trudeau could lighten the work loads of cabinet ministers who currently oversee more than one portfolio

Car calls 911 on possible impaired B.C. driver

A luxury car automatically calls Princeton police to scene of crash involving alcohol

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

VIDEO: Life’s a beach at this B.C. sand sculpting contest

More than $50,000 was up for grabs at the annual contest held in Parksville

Most Read