Clare Rayment

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RCMP searching for missing man down Douglas Channel

The Kitimat RCMP are asking for any witnesses to come forward to help aid the search

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BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)

BC Liberals pledge to support a second LNG export facility in northern B.C.

The BC Liberal leader was in Kitimat Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make the announcement

BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)
West Coast Olefins Ltd. President and CEO, Ken James, left, with Skeena MLA, Ellis Ross in Kitimat, who are in talks about bringing a new petrochemical plant into the area. (Clare Rayment)

Petrochemical company, West Coast Olefins, looking to build plant near Kitimat

Plans are in the conceptual stages currently and they are speaking with local stakeholders

West Coast Olefins Ltd. President and CEO, Ken James, left, with Skeena MLA, Ellis Ross in Kitimat, who are in talks about bringing a new petrochemical plant into the area. (Clare Rayment)
Kitimat RCMP are asking for information about a man involved in a suspcious incident last Thursday (Sept. 10). (Black Press file photo)

Police look for vehicle, male driver after incident involving girl, 11

The driver was described as an older Caucasian male with white hair, no glasses, and no facial hair

Kitimat RCMP are asking for information about a man involved in a suspcious incident last Thursday (Sept. 10). (Black Press file photo)
Rio Tinto’s BC Works and their aluminum smelter in Kitimat will be impacted by Trump’s new tariffs on aluminum imports to the U.S. (Black Press photo)

Rio Tinto, Canadian aluminum industry and government respond to U.S. aluminum import tariffs

The tariffs were imposed by President Donald Trump Aug. 6

Rio Tinto’s BC Works and their aluminum smelter in Kitimat will be impacted by Trump’s new tariffs on aluminum imports to the U.S. (Black Press photo)
The van of nuns that was seen driving around Northwest B.C. the other week. Rumours of sex trafficking involving the nuns spread over social media, as the nuns had been trying to get into various First Nations communities. (Ashley Studley photo)

‘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.

The van of nuns that was seen driving around Northwest B.C. the other week. Rumours of sex trafficking involving the nuns spread over social media, as the nuns had been trying to get into various First Nations communities. (Ashley Studley photo)
“In the business of protecting what people tell us is sensitive”: Coastal Response Program maps out sensitive areas along B.C. coast

“In the business of protecting what people tell us is sensitive”: Coastal Response Program maps out sensitive areas along B.C. coast

The program helps further identify and protect high-risk oil spill areas along the West Coast.

“In the business of protecting what people tell us is sensitive”: Coastal Response Program maps out sensitive areas along B.C. coast
“We’re not busting ghosts”: local paranormal investigators check out PF Bistro

“We’re not busting ghosts”: local paranormal investigators check out PF Bistro

Paranormal North Coast British Columbia recently checked out PF Bistro at City Centre Mall.

“We’re not busting ghosts”: local paranormal investigators check out PF Bistro
Kitimat RCMP and Search and Rescue jumped into action when an abandoned kayak was found on the River last Friday afternoon, and the owner was soon located, safe and sound. While the Kitimat River may look calm, it can be rough with currents, logjams, and stormy or rainy weather. Those on the river are reminded to wear a lifejacket or PFD, and to always have a safety plan prepared. (Misty Johnsen)

Search and Rescue and RCMP investigate after abandoned kayak found on Kitimat River

KSAR and Kitimat RCMP confirmed the owner lost the recently discovered kayak a couple of weeks ago.

Kitimat RCMP and Search and Rescue jumped into action when an abandoned kayak was found on the River last Friday afternoon, and the owner was soon located, safe and sound. While the Kitimat River may look calm, it can be rough with currents, logjams, and stormy or rainy weather. Those on the river are reminded to wear a lifejacket or PFD, and to always have a safety plan prepared. (Misty Johnsen)