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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

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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

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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.

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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Toronto-based director Michelle Latimer was recently scrutinized after years of claiming she was of Algonquin and Metis descent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

‘Trickster’ fans question why CBC cancelled the series instead of finding new path

Indigenous TV series cancelled in the wake of controversy over co-creator Michelle Latimer’s ancestry

Toronto-based director Michelle Latimer was recently scrutinized after years of claiming she was of Algonquin and Metis descent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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.
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Holley Redmond’s mailman covered up a delivered parcel with a lawn chair to protect it from the torrential downpour that was happening in Kitimat.

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Holley Redmond’s mailman covered up a delivered parcel with a lawn chair to protect it from the torrential downpour that was happening in Kitimat.
Michele Whitlow Spracklin photo
Okard was found hiding in her Russian nesting doll one day, when Spracklin found several of the other nesting dolls hidden around the house.

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Michele Whitlow Spracklin photo
Okard was found hiding in her Russian nesting doll one day, when Spracklin found several of the other nesting dolls hidden around the house.
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Maureen Atkinson has been a teacher in Kitimat for over 30 years and will be retiring January 2021, and moving down to Vancouver Island with her husband.

In Our Valley: Maureen Atkinson

Atkinson has been a teacher in Kitimat for over 30 years and will be retiring in January 2021

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Maureen Atkinson has been a teacher in Kitimat for over 30 years and will be retiring January 2021, and moving down to Vancouver Island with her husband.
The Kitimat River in July, a sunny picture for some sunny news. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

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The Kitimat River in July, a sunny picture for some sunny news. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
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Daniel Chimko and his dog, Lizzie, on one of their morning walks.

In Our Valley: Daniel Chimko

Chimko worked fighting forest fires for several years in university and for a few years afterward

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Daniel Chimko and his dog, Lizzie, on one of their morning walks.
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Sandra has been doing yoga since 1998 and has found it has helped her push through mental and physical blocks in her life since she first began.

In Our Valley: Sandra Luis

Sandra Luis has been doing yoga for over 20 years and encourages others to give it a try

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Sandra has been doing yoga since 1998 and has found it has helped her push through mental and physical blocks in her life since she first began.
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Corrado Colombo, with his wife, Lucy. Colombo is from Italy, but met Kitimat born-and-raised Lucy on one of his annual fishing trips to Kitimat in the early 2000s.

In Our Valley: Corrado Colombo

Corrado Colombo never expected that an annual fishing trip to Kitimat would change his life

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Corrado Colombo, with his wife, Lucy. Colombo is from Italy, but met Kitimat born-and-raised Lucy on one of his annual fishing trips to Kitimat in the early 2000s.
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All I want for Christmas is…food!

The Kitimat Northern Sentinel wants to publish your holiday recipes

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