Christian Apostolovski

The youth centre first broke ground on June 1, 2021 and had its grand opening on July 6, 2022. (Christian Apostolovski/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

Haisla Nation’s $7 million youth centre opens its doors for the first time

Ground for the youth centre was broken on June 1, 2021 and the grand opening took place July 6, 2022

The youth centre first broke ground on June 1, 2021 and had its grand opening on July 6, 2022. (Christian Apostolovski/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
The building also has an elevator for accessibility and has stairs outside for people to move between the floors. (Christian Apostolovski/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)

Haisla Nation’s $7 million youth centre opens its doors for the first time

Ground for the youth centre was broken on June 1, 2021 and the grand opening took place July 6, 2022

The building also has an elevator for accessibility and has stairs outside for people to move between the floors. (Christian Apostolovski/Kitimat Northern Sentinel)
Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth presented the cheque to Kildala Elementary School from Cheese4Change. (Kitimat Northern Sentinel/Christian Apostolovski)

Kitimat Elementary School recognized nationally for sustainable rhubarb shortcake recipe

Kildala Elementary School was one of only four schools across recognized for their sustainable recipe

Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth presented the cheque to Kildala Elementary School from Cheese4Change. (Kitimat Northern Sentinel/Christian Apostolovski)
According to a Rio Tinto spokesperson in a June 17 email the person is recovering from surgery and the company remains in contact with the family. (Rio Tinto photo)

WorkSafeBC finds unsafe unloading practice lead to injury at Rio Tinto

As part of their investigation, WorkSafeBC found that straps had loosened or adjusted during handling of the anode bundles

According to a Rio Tinto spokesperson in a June 17 email the person is recovering from surgery and the company remains in contact with the family. (Rio Tinto photo)
While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)

Rio Tinto investigating after Kitimat employee airlifted to hospital in critical condition

On June 6 the employee was injured during the unloading of materials from a trailer

While details remain sparse, the Northern Sentinel has confirmed the incident happened June 6 while materials were being unloaded from a trailer. (Rio Tinto photo)
Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Kitimat RCMP complete drug investigations leading to seizure of large quantities of drugs, weapons and vehicles

RCMP identified a target that was confirmed to be working for industry in Kitimat

Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20 and then heads to Prince Rupert the following day with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel. (Promo Photo)

Ken Lavigne returns to northern B.C.

The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20, then Prince Rupert April 21 with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel

The tour starts in Kitimat on April 20 and then heads to Prince Rupert the following day with stops on April 22 in Burns Lake and April 23 in Quesnel. (Promo Photo)
In Kitimat in the first quarter of 2022, 41 properties worth $15 million have been sold. Of the 41 properties, 33 were single-family homes, three were half-duplexes and two were homes on acreage. By the end of March there were 100 properties of all types available in the Kitimat area.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Northern real estate board records drop in home sales in first quarter 2022

Prince George has the highest average selling price for a residential-detached house valued at $519,979 while Quesnel has the lowest at $352,761

In Kitimat in the first quarter of 2022, 41 properties worth $15 million have been sold. Of the 41 properties, 33 were single-family homes, three were half-duplexes and two were homes on acreage. By the end of March there were 100 properties of all types available in the Kitimat area.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Pictured left to right: Brenna Innes Gitxaala Elected Councillor Brenna Innes, Arthur Renwick, Haisla Nation’s deputy chief councillor answering questions regarding the new facility. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Feasibility study underway for northwest B.C. First Nations Alliance’s detox centre in Terrace

Feasibility study and community asset mapping will be completed by October

Pictured left to right: Brenna Innes Gitxaala Elected Councillor Brenna Innes, Arthur Renwick, Haisla Nation’s deputy chief councillor answering questions regarding the new facility. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena Bulkley, stressed on Oct. 26, the need for all levels of government to be under one roof in addressing the salmon crisis. (File photo)

Bachrach renews call for public bus service in northwest B.C.

Last month, Bachrach held a virtual transportation townhall discussing the impacts of the absence of Greyhound

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena Bulkley, stressed on Oct. 26, the need for all levels of government to be under one roof in addressing the salmon crisis. (File photo)
Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

RCMP seeking witnesses collision that left 3 dead near Kitimat

If have information you’re asked to call RCMP at 250-632-7111.

Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Live music accompanied food at the Franco-fun festival in Kitimat: Denis Gagné left, Marc-Olivier Chouinard right (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

AFFNO event sells out in Kitimat

A total of 100 tickets were sold after some COVID-19 related restrictions eased on Feb. 16

Live music accompanied food at the Franco-fun festival in Kitimat: Denis Gagné left, Marc-Olivier Chouinard right (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
The program will be overseen through a steering committee of women currently in elected positions (Black Press Media/File Photo)

Northwest B.C. program aims to support women in politics

The committee will work to normalize the role of women in local government and inspire women to run for office

The program will be overseen through a steering committee of women currently in elected positions (Black Press Media/File Photo)
A cat up for adoption at the Terrace Animal Shelter on Jan. 6, 2022. The shelter saw in influx of donations on Jan. 17, as people around B.C. donated to animal welfare organizations in honour of the late Betty White. (Terrace Animal Shelter/Facebook)

Terrace Animal Shelter sees jump in donations in honour of the late Betty White

Jan. 17 would have marked animal lover and TV icon Betty White’s 100th birthday

A cat up for adoption at the Terrace Animal Shelter on Jan. 6, 2022. The shelter saw in influx of donations on Jan. 17, as people around B.C. donated to animal welfare organizations in honour of the late Betty White. (Terrace Animal Shelter/Facebook)
WorkSafeBC said in a statement they have issued previous orders regarding the control of harmful airborne dust and accumulations. (Rio Tinto photo)

WorkSafeBC slaps Rio Tinto with $680K fine for high-risk violation caused by airborne contaminants

Rio Tinto claims control measures were cleared by WorkSafe BC after inspection

WorkSafeBC said in a statement they have issued previous orders regarding the control of harmful airborne dust and accumulations. (Rio Tinto photo)
The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Kitimat school shooting threats lead to arrest

One person in custody after schools placed on hold and secure

The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)
If anyone has any information they are asked to contact police directly at their non-emergency number, 250-632-7111. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kitimat RCMP searching for man allegedly dressed like in a police-like uniform

The suspicious occurrence took place on Nov. 19 on Gyrfalcon Ave.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact police directly at their non-emergency number, 250-632-7111. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
If anyone has any information they are asked to contact police directly at their non-emergency number, 250-632-7111. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kitimat RCMP searching for man allegedly dressed like in a police-like uniform

The suspicious occurrence took place on Nov. 19 on Gyrfalcon Ave.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact police directly at their non-emergency number, 250-632-7111. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Members from the Haisla Nation stood in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation as a blockade was cleared earlier today (Nov. 19) by RCMP. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Members of the Haisla Nation walk out in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

29 people have been arrested since RCMP enforcement of a Coastal GasLink injunction started Nov. 18

Members from the Haisla Nation stood in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation as a blockade was cleared earlier today (Nov. 19) by RCMP. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Workers standing near the boring machine which is 190-metres-long with a diameter of more than six metres. (Photo Supplied/Rio Tinto)

Rio Tinto breaks major milestone in Kemano T2 hydropower project in northern B.C.

Tunnel boring machine cut through 7.6 kilometres of rock over the past 30 months

Workers standing near the boring machine which is 190-metres-long with a diameter of more than six metres. (Photo Supplied/Rio Tinto)