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Coastal GasLink breaks ground on meter station in Kitimat

Meter station marks final point on pipeline that stretches from Northeast B.C.

Kitimat Council increasing mayor, councillor compensation after survey says they are “much lower than the B.C. average”

The pay raise was initially scheduled for April, but was put on hold for COVID-19 priorities.

B.C. fish harvesters receive long-awaited details on pandemic benefits

Applications to the $470-million federal assistance programs will open Aug. 24

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Here are Kitimat’s 10 worst streets and intersections for collisions

A look at the top 10 roads and intersections for crash numbers in Kitimat.

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Pretivm Resources reports fatality at Brucejack mine

The isolated incident occurred last Friday, and the employee passed away on Sunday in hospital

“How many more years is this going to continue?”: Kitimat resident wants better District response to front yard sinkholes

The sinkholes are caused by an aging storm sewer, which the District says they are working to fix.

Rio Tinto Kemano T2 project restart plans in the works after temporary COVID-19 shutdown

The project excavation work has been shut down since late March for COVID-19 safety.

Kitimat’s Tamitik Status of Women part of anti-hate, anti-racism project throughout B.C.

Resilience BC aims to provide anti-hate and anti-racism support in 40 communities around B.C.

Camping, exploring among popular activities this B.C. Day long weekend

Many are choosing to celebrate locally amidst travel restrictions this August long weekend.

Kitamaat Village access checkpoint will remain in place for the time being, Chief Councillor says

The Haisla community will keep their restricted access checkpoint up for now, for COVID-19 safety.

UPDATE: Yukon man missing from Smithers found at home in Whitehorse

Roy Pawluk disappeared from the fairgrounds on July 23

8 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.’s northwest as cases increase dramatically

That brings the total test-positive cases in the region to 25

What’s Open in Kitimat?

A look at different local groups and businesses reopening amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

‘Wanted to see the ocean, enjoy nature’: Visiting nuns cause frenzy online in northwest B.C.

Social media posts ran rampant when six Catholic nuns were seen driving around Northwest B.C.

Search for missing person in car crash at Dyke Road and Giant Spruce Road proves to be false alarm

The car drove off the road, crashed, and subsequently caught fire, KSAR and Kitimat RCMP said.