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Keep a lookout for monsters around Kitimat during the week leading up to Halloween. (Black Press file photo)

Lions and tigers and…monsters? Oh my!

Find monsters hiding around town during the week leading up to Halloween to be entered for a prize

Keep a lookout for monsters around Kitimat during the week leading up to Halloween. (Black Press file photo)
Liz Thorne is president of the Snow Valley Ski Club, and has been involved with the club and cross country skiing for over 30 years. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley: Liz Thorne

Thorne has been involved with the Snow Valley Ski Club for over 30 years

Liz Thorne is president of the Snow Valley Ski Club, and has been involved with the club and cross country skiing for over 30 years. (Clare Rayment)
Tristen Rutsatz is one of the head lifeguards at the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre, and has been for the past five years. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

In Our Valley: Tristen Rutsatz

Rutsatz has worked as a lifeguard for almost eight years, and plans to continue in aquatics

Tristen Rutsatz is one of the head lifeguards at the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre, and has been for the past five years. (Clare Rayment/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
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Cori Boguski has dedicated much of her life to physical fitness and wants to share the importance of moving your body with both the young and the old throughout Kitimat. (Clare Rayment photo)

In Our Valley: Cori Boguski

Kitimat-born and raised, Cori Boguski has always made physical fitness a key element in her life

Cori Boguski has dedicated much of her life to physical fitness and wants to share the importance of moving your body with both the young and the old throughout Kitimat. (Clare Rayment photo)
Todd Gesshe is Kitimat’s new Horticulturist, and he’s excited to continue keeping the greenery alive and beautiful in the town. (Clare Rayment photo)

In Our Valley: Todd Gesshe

Gesshe is the new Horticulturist with the District of Kitimat

Todd Gesshe is Kitimat’s new Horticulturist, and he’s excited to continue keeping the greenery alive and beautiful in the town. (Clare Rayment photo)
Eden Robinson (centre) at the premiere of her book-to-film adaptation, Monkey Beach, with her mother, Winnie Robinson (left) and extended family member Nina Shaw. The premiere was part of the Vancouver International Film Festival and took place at Tillicum Twin Theatres in Terrace on Sept. 24. (Clare Rayment photo)

‘Monkey Beach’ a hit at VIFF premiere in Terrace

The film was based on the novel by local Haisla author Eden Robinson

Eden Robinson (centre) at the premiere of her book-to-film adaptation, Monkey Beach, with her mother, Winnie Robinson (left) and extended family member Nina Shaw. The premiere was part of the Vancouver International Film Festival and took place at Tillicum Twin Theatres in Terrace on Sept. 24. (Clare Rayment photo)
Tai chi, playing the flute, and the Kitimat Food Bank are just some of the things that Robin and Bill Willis are involved with. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley – Bill and Robin Willis

From food for the stomach to food for the soul, the Willis’ make sure everyone gets their fill

Tai chi, playing the flute, and the Kitimat Food Bank are just some of the things that Robin and Bill Willis are involved with. (Clare Rayment)
The rap/hip-hop duo won two awards at the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards held virtually Friday (Sept. 25) evening. (Submitted/Black Press File photo).

Kitamaat’s ‘Snotty Nose Rez Kids’ win big at 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards

The duo won Indigenous Artist of the Year and Rap & Hip Hop Artist of the Year

The rap/hip-hop duo won two awards at the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards held virtually Friday (Sept. 25) evening. (Submitted/Black Press File photo).
Murray Minchin loves Kitimat and has been here most of his life. Whether it’s sea kayaking down the coast, or fighting for the community and the land, Minchin stays involved with the nature in Kitimat one way or another. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley: Murray Minchin

Murray Minchin and his wife, Kathy, spent six months sea kayaking along the B.C. coast

Murray Minchin loves Kitimat and has been here most of his life. Whether it’s sea kayaking down the coast, or fighting for the community and the land, Minchin stays involved with the nature in Kitimat one way or another. (Clare Rayment)
In Our Valley: Adam Ferreira

In Our Valley: Adam Ferreira

Adam Ferreira is moving up in the hockey world, and he’s excited to see where it leads

In Our Valley: Adam Ferreira
Back to school styles

Back to school styles

Whether in-person or learning from home, it’s always nice to take first day back to school pictures

Back to school styles
Kitimat Fishing Derby Labour Day weekend

Kitimat Fishing Derby Labour Day weekend

There will be cash and prizes for largest overall coho, as well as largest men’s, women’s, and youth

Kitimat Fishing Derby Labour Day weekend
Audrey Randall stopped driving in the early 2000s due to health issues and has been walking everywhere ever since. It doesn’t hurt that she’s had a ton of walking experience on her many trips to countries such as England, Scotland, France, and Bali.

In Our Valley: Audrey Randall

Whether it’s England, Scotland, or here at home, Audrey Randall loves to walk everywhere she goes

Audrey Randall stopped driving in the early 2000s due to health issues and has been walking everywhere ever since. It doesn’t hurt that she’s had a ton of walking experience on her many trips to countries such as England, Scotland, France, and Bali.
Elliott Knight wants the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to be a place of family and safety for those who are already part of, want to join, or have questions about the LGBTQ+ community.

In Our Valley: Elliott Knight

Elliott Knight is one of the leaders and co-founders of the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance.

Elliott Knight wants the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to be a place of family and safety for those who are already part of, want to join, or have questions about the LGBTQ+ community.
Joanne Havery worked in Food Services at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years, and was well-known for her organized kitchen and friendly demeanour. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley: Joanne Havery

Havery was the food services manager at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years.

Joanne Havery worked in Food Services at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years, and was well-known for her organized kitchen and friendly demeanour. (Clare Rayment)
For Your Consideration

A big thumbs up for Sons of Anarchy

FX series is a classic revenge tragedy that does not disappoint

For Your Consideration
In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti

In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti

Louise Barbetti has spent her life dedicated to the welfare of the Haisla students and community.

In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti
Peter Catchpole’s book, “A Story of the Engineering of the Kemano-Kitimat Transmission Line”, was published earlier this year. It tells the story of the transmission line that powers the Kitimat aluminum smelter, from the 1950s to late 2000s. (Clare Rayment)

REVIEW: Catchpole’s writing style makes engineering more understandable for non-engineers

“A Story of the Engineering of the Kemano-Kitimat Transmission Line” is a fun and intelligent read.

Peter Catchpole’s book, “A Story of the Engineering of the Kemano-Kitimat Transmission Line”, was published earlier this year. It tells the story of the transmission line that powers the Kitimat aluminum smelter, from the 1950s to late 2000s. (Clare Rayment)
In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce

In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce

Soapberry ice cream is just one of the many traditional foods Nancy Nyce makes herself.

In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce
FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue

FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue

The event is held to help promote awareness about fire safety in and around the home.

FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue