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Northwest Indigenous governments form new alliance

Alliance intended as way to share resources, maximize opportunities

New study reveals Spirit bears are rarer than previously thought

The gene responsible for Spirit bears is up to 50 per cent rarer than previously estimated.

Haisla celebrate 14th annual G’psgolox Day

July 1 marks the day the g’psgolox pole was repatriated to the Haisla Nation from Sweden.

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Children’s summer programming opens in Kitimat

Summer day programs opened today, with restrictions, at Kitimat Museum and Archives and Riverlodge.

Local Kitimat authors make Canadian bestsellers list

Authors from Kitimat and Kitamaat Village made the CBC’s list of bestselling Canadian fiction books.

Fundraising begins to bring back Mountainview Lodge bus

The bus went out of use about two years ago, isolating many seniors in the Kitimat community.

“I’m retiring from the paper, not from the community!”: Kitimat Northern Sentinel publisher Louisa Genzale retires

Former coworkers of Genzale reflect on her time at Black Press and wish her good luck going forward.

Police investigate July 2 homicide in Houston

Man succumbed to injuries at Pearson Road residence

Water fights and food trucks: Kitimat residents celebrate Canada Day with sun and smiles

Celebrations still brought smiles and laughs, even if the day was a little different than usual

“A top event in the wildlife of the world”: bird never before recorded in Canada spotted in Kitimat

A bird native to Asia was spotted at Minette Bay recently, bringing in birders from all over B.C.

LNG janitors join UNITE HERE Local 40 Union

The vote was unanimous and the janitors will look to begin contract negotiations going forward.

Council approves development permit for old Northstar property

Plans are in the works to update and reopen the two accomodations at 650 and 656 Kuldo Blvd.

Surgeries in Northern Health area returning to pre-pandemic levels

Backlog of surgeries in area could take two years to clear

“It’s not as hard as people think”: Local family’s annual tradition of biking from Kitimat to Terrace

A Kitimat family has made it an annual summer tradition to bike from Kitimat to Terrace.

Kitimat Food Share program looking at changes amidst COVID-19 regulations

The Kitimat Food Share program is using this time to increase their impact in the community.