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Engineers and Rio Tinto BC Works staff work to position the new monitoring station on DoK property in November 2019. (Photo Gerry Leibel)

Rio Tinto provides update on newest air monitoring station adjacent to CN Rail station

Station set up to provide SO2 readings; has been operating since April 27

 

Aerial view of Kitimat and the stunning waters of Douglas Channel. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

District sets reopening dates for front desk purchases at municipal office

The office will start selling transit passes May 25 and accepting tax payments June 1

 

Discover Kitimat, BC

Discover Kitimat, BC

Endless opportunities for adventure await

  • May 8, 2020

 

Aerial view of Kitimat and the stunning waters of Douglas Channel. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

Douglas Channel: Fertile fishing, spectacular scenery

Busy shipping channel is filled with fish and wildlife

Aerial view of Kitimat and the stunning waters of Douglas Channel. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)
The Kitimat River features chinook, pink, chum, steelhead, coho, trout and dolly varden. (EriccSerge/Wikimedia Commons)

Kitimat River: This is the place if you’re angling for fun

Fertile place for those handy with a rod and reel

The Kitimat River features chinook, pink, chum, steelhead, coho, trout and dolly varden. (EriccSerge/Wikimedia Commons)
The Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club has a spectacular 18-hole golf course and some of the best curling ice in North America. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kitimat: Winter or summer, this club has got something for you

Golf, curling, sledding, snowshoeing and more

The Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club has a spectacular 18-hole golf course and some of the best curling ice in North America. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rio Tinto lowered the flags to half-mast this morning in recognition of National Day of Mourning on April 28. (Facebook photo)

District, local unions pay respects to fallen workers for National Day of Mourning

In 2019, 140 people in B.C. died from a workplace injury or disease

Rio Tinto lowered the flags to half-mast this morning in recognition of National Day of Mourning on April 28. (Facebook photo)
California Redwood Trail. Deep Redwood Forest Wilderness. Photo from Pond5 Stock Images

Spectacular sites in Kitimat, B.C.

Next time you visit the town of Kitimat explore these spectacular sites.…

California Redwood Trail. Deep Redwood Forest Wilderness. Photo from Pond5 Stock Images
One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)

City of Terrace frustrated with LNG Canada, province around social impact management

Discussions so far show “a real lack of wanting to accept responsibility,” the city says

One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)
The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)                                One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)

LNG Canada project gradually taking shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)                                One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)
A photo of Alan McGowan when he was working at Alcan in Kitimat decades ago. (Sharon McGowan contributed photo)

WIN: Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Former Alcan employee Alan McGowan pens memoir of life in Kitimat, Terrace

A photo of Alan McGowan when he was working at Alcan in Kitimat decades ago. (Sharon McGowan contributed photo)
Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Former Alcan employee Alan McGowan pens memoir of life in Kitimat, Terrace

Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker
The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)

Northwest B.C. mayors join in Terrace to discuss impacts of growth

Terrace, Prince Rupert and Kitimat shared the stage at the Nation2Nation forum Oct. 24

The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)
Humpback whales off of Gil Island. (NFB photo)

Hartley Bay documentary set to premiere at Vancouver International Film Festival

The Whale and the Raven examines the effects of tanker traffic on the rich Kitimat fjord ecosystem

Humpback whales off of Gil Island. (NFB photo)
Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala checks a two-week-old baby’s vitals. (Photo by Brittany Gervais)

Terrace midwife denied hospital privileges at Mills Memorial

Northern Health expects to have midwifery review complete by late 2019

Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala checks a two-week-old baby’s vitals. (Photo by Brittany Gervais)
All Nations Driving Academy founder Lucy Sager (left) and the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark after the $360,000 funding announcement in Terrace Aug. 15. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

All Nations Driving Academy gets $360K boost from province

Terrace-based driving school bridges gap in services for remote northwest B.C. communities

All Nations Driving Academy founder Lucy Sager (left) and the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark after the $360,000 funding announcement in Terrace Aug. 15. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala measures the vitals of two-week-old baby Walter at the Terrace Women’s Resource Centre on Aug. 5. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Terrace midwife denied hospital privileges at Mills Memorial

Northern Health expects to have midwifery review complete by late 2019

Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala measures the vitals of two-week-old baby Walter at the Terrace Women’s Resource Centre on Aug. 5. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Environment Canada is warning hot weather has returned to the Terrace/Kitimat area this week. (Black Press file photo)

Heat warning for Terrace, Kitimat

Temperatures expected to exceed 28 degrees until Aug. 7

Environment Canada is warning hot weather has returned to the Terrace/Kitimat area this week. (Black Press file photo)
Illustration of the Hwy 16 and 37 roundabout from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Expect delays from Terrace roundabout construction

Completion of $9.3 million construction project expected in the fall

Illustration of the Hwy 16 and 37 roundabout from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Workers live in these accommodations while they help build the Coastal GasLink pipeline servicing the LNG facility in Kitimat. (CGL photo)

National Energy Board rejects federal review of Coastal GasLink pipeline

Project falls within provincial jurisdiction, board rules

Workers live in these accommodations while they help build the Coastal GasLink pipeline servicing the LNG facility in Kitimat. (CGL photo)