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Hopsitality workers in Kitimat ratify first union contract

Front desk, kitchen and housekeeping workers enjoy raises and other benefits

COVID-19 checkpoint on Highway 16 could happen as early as next week

Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla call for meeting with the premier and a ban on non-essential travel

Council poses questions to RCMP Inspector

Inspector appeared before council for regular annual strategy meeting

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Ferry Island campground to reopen for locals

Tenting not permitted as bathrooms remain closed

No one hurt after report of shots fired in Thornhill

RCMP arrested one man who surrendered without incident

Council briefs: Signs for grads

Summary of council discussions from May 11

Happy Gang Centre closed but surviving

Seniors club offering grocery help to members

Small wildfire handled on Copper Mountain

Larger fire burning south of Kitimat

RCMP ready for May long weekend as parks reopen

‘Zero tolerance’ for underage drinking, police say

Small fire extinguished on Lazelle Ave.

Fire was burning inside wall of doctor’s office

Tahltan stay the course, ask non-resident hunters to keep out of traditional territory

Request comes despite province’s easing of recreational restrictions

SD82 begins rolling out in-school support for students

Grades K to 7 children of essential workers first on the list

Guidelines for recreational fishing expected this week

Travel bans will challenge businesses in fisheries already hurt by low stocks

Effects of closed RCMP training centre felt in Terrace

Lack of newly-graduated recruits stymies City’s plan to increase ranks

Northwest sees 0 fentanyl-detected deaths in January but Northern Health numbers static

Northern Health saw six fentanyl-detected deaths in January, the same as in 2019