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Wednesday, October 3, 2012



Cameron Orr The police are currently investigating a shooting of a home on Fulmar Street near midnight on Sept. 23. The police are not releasing much information at this time while local RCMP and the Forensic Identification Unit continue their work. A house on Fulmar Street was cordoned off with police tape early last week, as well as the section of the street immediately in front. Orange traffic cones marked certain areas. Staff sergeant Steve Corp of the Kitimat RCMP detachment said that no one was injured in the attack and that police do not believe the incident was random. The suspects in the case are thought to have fled in two separate vans, which may have been gold or silver in colour. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the RCMP at 250-6327111 or call Crimestoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800- The police continue to investigate an incident at a house on Fulmar Street which was the target of a shooting on Sept. 23. Police do not believe the incident was random. 222-8477.

Quality of food in the hospital questioned Cameron Orr Hospital food doesn’t have a great reputation even at the best of times but the selection at Kitimat General Hospital has been coming under particular scrutiny. Leading the charge is private citizen Ernie Archer, who has been campaigning the issue of food quality ever since an extended stay at the hospital resulted in significant weight loss, he claims. Since then he’s been on a campaign to see food quality brought up to better standards, a fight he’s taken to the Kitimat Health Advocacy Group. Rob Goffinet, who chairs that group and is also a town councillor, said that the issue of food quality will be a topic when he and the rest of Kitimat Council meets with senior members of Northern Health this month. (It won’t, however, be the only issue, he added.) He said the group is still “trying to come to grips” with the issue of food quality, but is aware of reports from patients, including those in multi-level care, regarding the un-

appetizing nature of the food. Meanwhile Archer is just hoping something gets done as his phone rings every day with someone calling to complain to him about something they have eaten or something served to a person they know.

“The food service is delivered in this manner because it is the best practice for food service.” “Nobody seems to do anything,” Archer told the Sentinel. He will gauge his success by seeing the kitchen at the hospital put into full use to prepare and cook food, instead of just being a reheating station, he said. And until then, he said the only action he can take is to

“just repeatedly keep complaining about the food.” Northern Health Authority’s (NHA) communications officer Jonathon Dyck told the Sentinel that food quality is constantly being evaluated. He said that NHA is constantly working with patients and clients to improve the quality of food and that NHA incorporates the input of many levels of people, including dieticians and nutritionists. He said NHA’s core foods menu is designed to provide high quality, nutritious food with a variety of menu choices. He confirmed that food is brought into Kitimat General Hospital from elsewhere and that the food is then prepared on-site. “The food service is delivered in this manner because it is the best practice for food service, particularly for residential care clients,” he said. When asked if there are any known concerns with food quality from the public, Dyck said that the issue of food can be very personal and affected by personal tastes.


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Getting down to business with bootcamp Businesses from Terrace to Kitimat are meeting today at the Riverlodge to figure out just exactly how to get their share of work from regional industrial proponents. The ContractorSupplier Bootcamp is being led by Renata King, who does business development with Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT). The bootcamp has been on tour to other communities such as Burns Lake and New Hazelton, and according to King will introduce local businesses to

the sometimes complex world of dealing with major industry. “It’s an opportunity to educate local companies about the requirements that they have to have in place to potentially be on the preferred supplier list or a bid list,� said King. She said the inspiration for the bootcamp came from a meeting between NDIT and about a dozen industrial proponents for the region where challenges were identified to access local suppliers and contractors. “These major op-

portunities like [iquid natural gas], transmission lines...these opportunities are new so the companies have to make sure they have the kinds of professionalism in place that’s required to do business with these big corporations.� The session will also address the ‘why’ question, such as why such complicated processes are in place for local companies to get involved. “They say, ‘I’m a good company, I have a good track record, why don’t you just hire

me?’ and it’s not that simple,� said King, noting rules around things such as risk management in a large project are extensive. “Reality is you don’t want to be uninformed and then sit on the sidelines and say ‘why are they parachuting people in from Alberta?’�

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REGIONAL Taking a turn on Cablecar NEWS IN BRIEF

Mayors’ caucus The BC Mayors’ Caucus, which is comprised of a steering committee of 10 B.C. mayors — the closest member being Smithers’ mayor — have announced the results of a meeting of 140 mayors in Victoria last week. Out of their meeting, the caucus has endorsed the statement “We agree that our communities require immediate action to provide stable, predictable, long term infrastructure funding from federal and provincial governments, to meet municipal needs as defined by each community’s priorities. This statement affirms and complements the efforts of [Union of B.C. Municipalities] and [Federation of Canadian Municipalities] to address the infrastructure needs of communities to ensure social, economic and environmental well-being.”

Grizzly attack An angler, 65, from Anchorage, Alaska was mauled by a grizzly bear along the Morice River on Sept. 18. The attack occurred around 7:30 p.m., 23 kilometres up the Morice River Road, as the fisher was preparing to leave the area, Supervisor for the Bulkley Stikine Zone with the Conservation Officer Service Kevin Nixon said.

rio Feldhoff wanted to know what the company intended to do with their log sort facility up Forest Avenue as it had been unused for some time. Staff brought the application back to the Sept. 17 meeting, saying that the company had told the District they were expecting operations to resume

near the end of September. (Also reported in the Sentinel, Sept. 19, page 7.) With that information returned to the council, the application passed, however Feldhoff did offer a few words of reminder for the company to respect Kitimat’s bylaws as it pertains to sound pollution, saying he

Permit given for sign Kitimat Council approved a development permit to Super Valu for a new sign. The application was

for the grocery store’s free-standing sign seen on the green space next to the store along Lahakas Boulevard.

No comments were received for the application ahead of the Sept. 17 council meeting, or at the meeting itself.


Log sort gets their TINUP All West Trading received their Temporary Industrial Use Permit (TINUP) after a brief pause in the project to find out more about the operations. The company did have a TINUP which expired in June but the application for a renewal was postponed after Councillor Ma-


congestion in the absence of a slow down turning lane. Mario Feldhoff supported the motion and also suggest that the administration dust off old council motions that relate to this issue as the intersection has been a centre for discussion in the past. Director of Engineering Tim Gleig said that they have sent letters in the past to the Ministry of Transportation and added that it’s typically a technical matter on when new lanes are put in, based on the amount of traffic.


David Edwardsen of Thornhill has been charged with four counts of trafficking, two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, one charge of production of a controlled substance and four firearms charges. The major drug investigation in Terrace also saw the arrest of four other people and a search of five properties. RCMP announced the major organized crime bust at a conference in Vancouver.

lane and a light to be installed. She said the way it’s still set up is that cars pulling onto the highway are slowing down traffic and causing a safety problem. Murphy had tried to get the speed limit reduced from the snowflake sign onwards but was unsuccessful in that past attempt. Acting mayor Corinne Scott agreed there’s a hazard in that location and with the speed limit in place people have to signal way in advance to avoid traffic

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A reason not to be worried It’s unfortunate when two events so separate in nature happen so close together in time, but that happened last week. A house on Fulmar Street, you’ll know from our front page, was shot at late at night last Sunday. Few details are being released at the moment as the investigation continues. Rightly so, this story has caused a great deal of discussion and some worry among a community that has for its history prided itself on its safety. Nearly every person I’ve ever spoken to about this town, from when I first lived here and still to this second round, go on about how secure it is and how great it is to raise a family. Now people are getting jittery after there have been a few crime stories this year — robberies, assaults, etc. — and many believe the extra people in town for the construction is the problem. That is in spite of the RCMP saying the only connection they’ve seen from the construction is an increase in traffic issues. At the very least it’s been a bit unusual in this usually quiet town. As for the Fulmar story, over 40 ‘shares’ on our Facebook page related to the Fulmar shooting proves it’s one of the most popular stories we at the paper have seen in awhile — at least, popular in the sense that people are talking about it. Yet despite the media’s reputation for following negativity, I had to admit I felt uneasy seeing the prior post on our Facebook page before the crime happened — it was a photo I took from Rotary’s International Day of Peace, of a high school student carrying an ornamental dove towards a crowd of dozens gathered to hold hands and form the symbol of peace. Rotary has hosted this event each of the past four years, and this year marked the year Kitimat Council declared this community a peace community. It bothered me that so soon after we celebrate peace in our community we experience a moment of non-peace. However the more I thought about it the less unease I felt. Allow me to explain: Rotary, and the plethora of people who attended Mount Elizabeth Theatre on Sept. 21, have spent four years promoting peace and working together. Incidents like the shooting are unfortunate, but they’re still the exception rather than the rule. Continued on page 5


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Bacon supply on the downswing I just finished one of my favourite breakfasts; crisp Canadian bacon, perfectly-browned fried new potatoes and two fresh eggs. I add a little of my wife’s magnificent red-pepper relish to make it all the more tasty. This often promotes a little CZ"MMBO)FXJUTPO morning nap to follow, something us retired guys can grab at our leisure. This can be especially nadians pan the UK generated report as – true, if I’ve truly weakened in my weight- very appropriately - “hogwash.” loss quest and bowed to national heritage However, a British farming organizaby slipping in a couple of slices of haggis tion bases its dire predictions of a worldor black pudding. wide shortage of bacon (and other pork I know I’m not alone in this early products) on the rapidly rising price of morning weakness and yes, I’m well aware grain, a staple in pig food, and blames the of the naysayers point of view on greasy weather and droughts, mainly in North bacon breakfasts. America and Russia. It insists many pig farmers around the But, having enjoyed what I considered most reasonable quantities of each ele- world are being forced to sell off their pigment, I’m shocked to later open my news gy herds because retail prices are not rising review to the lively debate as to whether, or fast enough to cover the cost of record-high not there’s going to be a world shortage of pig-feed costs. Funny how they always seem to think bacon in 2013, resulting in price increases that, right away. I’ve been witness to retail up to 30 per cent. Corn and soybean crops were hit hard food prices doing frquent NASA-style takeby a combination of U.S. droughts – and a offs – but I realize that may the right share redirection of some food towards bio-fuels is necessarily getting back to the farmers. (I got a great hoot, some years ago, when and, sadly, away from hog food. This makes me think of all the ways I the father of a good friend, a farmer, said if enjoy bacon, like wrapped around scallops, he ever won the lottery, he would just keep in a BLT or club sandwich, chopped in a farming till it was all gone.} The Brits report the United States chowder or sprinkled as bits on a baked spud – so that’s why I never like to even government has introduced a pork-buying program in a bid to keep its pig farmers in read this kind of stuff. So, I’m encouraged to hear prairie Ca- business, while the Chinese government is


stashing lots of pork into cold storage, as a buffer against shortages and high prices next year. Frankly, I have no doubt of that food prices are headed for the stratosphere — a trip to any grocery store will quickly confirm that. The suggestion is that we do a little bacon hoarding and freezing! OK! I draw some comfort, I hope, from this report. “I think that’s hogwash,” Rosemary Smart, international marketing programs coordinator for the Canadian Swine Exporters Association (CSEA) told the QMI Agency. “In Canada it’s not an issue at all. We export a lot more meat than we can consume. If our (Canadian) consumer wants to eat pork we have a supply in Canada.” Good news to me, but there are still some other disturbing indicators that this could be bad. How big an issue is the diversion of corn, for example, to ethanol? Well, certainly big enough for the United Nations to ask the U.S. to suspend a federal mandate for the use of corn-based ethanol as a fuel for cars. It also asks suggests big producers such as Russia keep allowing exports of grain, instead of banning them in order to offset the lower production of domestic farms. Even the Christian Science Monitor suggests that “the world’s poor are too connected to global markets for producer nations to act selfishly.” Continued on page 5

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Reader shares her peace Dear Sir, Thank you seem inadequate words. Still they are right for Peace Day. To the ladies from the Sikh Temple, who spent the morning of September 21 making samosas, a gift for us to enjoy before the Peace Day program, thank you. To a new business in town, Leavitt Machinery, who donated the use of a man lift so photographer Dwight Magee could take great photos when we made our 4th Human Peace Sign, thank you. To Daudet Creek Contracting, who moved the man lift to Mount Elizabeth Theatre, thank you. To our mayor and council, all were out to sign the declaration that saw Kitimat become the third Rotary Peace city in Canada, thank you. Thank you to the Spirit of the Kitlope dancers, whose dancing and drumming, lead us outdoors to make the Human Peace Sign. I was close to happy tears. Thank you to Susie Smeader, for organizing the children’s choir for us. What a delight it was to see and hear them! To MLA Robin Austin, Shelley Bolton, who spoke for the Haisla Nation, Mayor Joanne Mon-

aghan, our sincere appreciation for your thoughtful words. There are so many others who have helped Rotary this year and in years past. I believe this shows the “heartâ€? of our town. It seems to me, whenever I’ve asked, the answer has been “yesâ€? from individuals, businesses and clubs. The list is far too long to add but you know who you are. Thank you again. Finally, I share a cut and paste from an e-mail sent my way from a fellow who lives in Vapi, India. He is our past Rotary International President. It sums up the spirit behind what our Rotary Club has been doing and why: â€œâ€ŚI was delighted to learn about your peace story. That is the way to go as you work for Peace through Service. If each community – each Kitimat – will want and work for peace in our world, peace will surely become a reality.â€? Please keep up your great work. Warm regards, Kalyan Banerjee Yours in peace, Eleanor Kendell

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Don’t worry Continued from page 4 People have taken notice of this story precisely because it is so unusual for Kitimat. We are a quiet town. Rotary isn’t just promoting peace in Kitimat, it’s reminding us that we have it. Not so many people ‘shared’ the photo I posted of the peace dove as they did the photo of a crime scene. But that’s actually good thing, when you think about it. In this business, you find people speak up louder for



the things they’re outraged over. There is outrage over the shooting, but that just goes to show that Kitimatians still believe Kitimat is the peaceful town they’ve always known. And despite a few hiccups this year, I think that’s still the case. (But hey, all that being said, I just had to go and ‘share’ the peace dove after writing this. I think my friends should know we still keep the peace.)

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GATEWAY perspectives More than a few people arrived to Mount Elizabeth Theatre on Sept. 21 to celebrate Rotary Club’s International Day of Peace. The celebration was filled with entertainment, the main event of course the giant human-link peace symbol made in the parking lot behind the theatre. Above, you can see Dwight Magee’s photo taken from high on a lift of the crowd. Clockwise from that photo, Rotary youth join the procession outdoors while holding up a ceremonial peace dove; Spirit of Kitlope drummers keep the air pounding with their traditional song. There was much more entertainment with singers and choirs, and the official signing of Kitimat as a peace community, signed by all of council.

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Opera coming to schools In what is certainly a high note for Kitimat schools, students will be able to watch a performance put on by Vancouver Opera In Schools. The travelling opera show partners with school districts to bring their performances out of the city and the Coast Mountains School District just announced they will be bringing up the singers for shows around the district. Select Kitimat students will watch the show tomorrow when there will be two performances at Mount Elizabeth Theatre. Due to the limited shows and seating, the opera will only be available to students. Vancouver Opera’s performance on this tour is called Naomi’s Road, based on a novel by Joy Kogawa. The setting is World War II and tells the story of a 9-year-old girl’s journey with her family from Vancouver to an internment camp in the interior of B.C. Nancy Wells, school district superintendent, said that the shows are open to grades where the curriculum matches somewhat to the subject of the show, but they are trying to get as many students as possible to see the performance. “I just felt it was time that kids in the Coast Mountains School District had this opportunity,” said Wells. “I think it’s going to be a really...great occasion.” The Vancouver Opera in Schools program has been running for over 35 years. Performances were also done in Hazelton, Terrace and Stewart.


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Be Bear Aware! Reducing Human-Bear Conflicts Every year many bears are destroyed as a result of conflicts between people and bears. Most of these problems begin when people allow bears to access non-habitat food sources, such as garbage. And the way to prevent those deaths is to ensure bears don’t start regarding your yard as an amble-through fast food outlet. HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE This is the single biggest killer of bears. When people allow bears to access garbage, they help create “problem” bears that are usually destroyed. During the early spring to late fall, keep garbage behind closed doors in your garage, basement or storage area. Put your garbage out on the morning of collection day and not the night before. Thoroughly clean your garbage containers regularly. PET FOODS To avoid attracting bears, feed your pets indoors. If you must feed them outside, only put out enough food for a single meal and keep empty pet dishes inside. Store pet food inside your house. UNCLEANED BARBEQUES During bear season, clean your barbeque immediately after every use. Wash the grill or burn off the smells, food residue and grease. If you can smell your barbeque, then it is not clean enough. Store your barbeque in a safe place behind closed doors. COMPOST BINS Rotting food waste in compost bins draws bears. To reduce odours, cover compost with soil and bleach or lime. Washable, plastic compost bins with lids are recommended for outdoor use. They must be cleaned regularly. FRUIT TREES Picking ripe and excess fruit and removing windfall on a regular basis will discourage bears from seeking food. Store your fruit securely behind closed doors. DUMPSTERS Bears are lured into communities by the smells of food and garbage coming from commercial dumpsters. The only way to keep bears out of dumpsters is to lock the lids down every night. Local businesses that use commercial dumpsters should ensure that their dumpsters are locked at the end of each day.

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Harry S. Buker March 26, 1919 - September 8, 2012

The Buker family is saddened to announce the passing of their father, Harry, on September 8, 2012 at the Hospice Palliative Care Facility in Victoria, BC. Dad worked for Alcan in Kitimat for many years before retiring to Vancouver Island. There will be no service as per his request.




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Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilďŹ eld road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. FINISHING OPERATOR & GRADEMAN. Op exp’d for Track Hoe, Skid Steer, Dozer and/or Grader. Min 5 yrs. 403250-8868 HELP WANTED Kitimat Apartments is looking for janitorial staff starting immediately. Please call 250-632-4254

Royal Canadian Legion Kitimat BAR SERVER REQUIRED for part-time, evenings & weekends. Must have Serving it Right and Food Safe. Please send resume to RC Legion, Box 152, Kitimat, BC V8C 2G7 or drop off at the branch, 665 Legion Ave. any day after 3pm. Security Guard Required Salary $13.50/hr, 40/wk. F/T, permanent. No experience required. Duties: Control access to establishments. Patrol assigned area. Enforce regulations to maintain order. Monitor establishment activities. Ensure safety & emergency procedures are followed. Issue passes. Check age identiďŹ cation of patrons. Prevent and detect theft. Language: English. Contact, Gary at First Line Security in Terrace. Apply at dave@ďŹ or fax 250-635-6483

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Established in 1900, E.B. Horsman & Son is the only independently owned and operated electrical wholesaler in BC. We currently have an opening in our new Kitimat Branch for:

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)8//7,0(*/$=,(5 All-West Glass Kitimat Ltd. is seeking a qualified Glazier to join their team. The successful candidate will have a background in residential window renovations and auto glass installation. Auto glass technician certification would be an asset. Please forward resume in confidence to: Doug Paterson All-West Glass Bus: 250-632-4741 Fax: 250-632-6583 All-West Glass offers a wage based on qualifications and experience along with a benefits package including health and dental plus discounts on products. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Flooring Sales Manager The Houston Division of Bulkley Valley Home Centre requires a sales person/ manager for its flooring department. This person will have retail experience that includes measuring, estimating, ordering and selling laminate, hardwood, vinyl, carpet and ceramic. This person will have had experience working with installers. The ability to provide excellent customer service to homeowners and contractors and assist the store manager with marketing initiatives for the flooring department are key priorities. The position also requires a general knowledge of building materials and the ability to work in a computerized environment. Houston is located in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, 50 km east of Smithers. There are outstanding opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation activities. Assistance with relocation will be considered for the right person. Compensation includes salary, incentive plan and benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to or fax to 1-250-845-7608.

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Employment Help Wanted Sujitra’s Suds & Seams KITIMAT has an opening available for a



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Home Care/Support NURSES, Care Aides, Home Cleaners - Bayshore Home Health is hiring casual, on-call RNs, certiďŹ ed care aides and experienced home cleaners. If you are: personable; energetic; positive; possess an outstanding work ethic; a passion for superior client service, and a reliable vehicle, pls forward your resume c/w 2 references to: Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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Misc. for Sale HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837

Trades, Technical AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing INC. is looking for Welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd Year Apprentices or Journey Person Welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd Year Apprentice $28-$30/hour, Journey Person $32-$35/hour, higher with tank experience. ProďŹ t sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at: (ofďŹ ce)780-8462231; (fax) 780-846-2241 or send resume to; p r o d u c t i o n @ a u t o t a n k s. c a . Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. SOUTH ROCK is hiring for: Paving Personnel (raker, screed, general labourers); Heavy Equipment Operators. Send resume to: or call 403-568-1327.

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Real Estate For Sale By Owner KITIMAT Townhouse close to downtown. Well-kept three storey, 4 bedroom, 2 full bath. Lots of updates. Fenced yard with great view. 250-632-5295 or 250-632-1409

HILLCREST PLACE APARTMENTS 1631 Haisla Blvd. Kitimat, BC 2 bedroom suites security building New: dishwasher, appliances & cabinets. All New: windows, plumbing, electrical, drywall, kitchen & bathroom - sound insulated - electric heat. 1 yr lease Starting at $995 per month N/S, N/P For complete details or to request an application, please call 250.632.7814

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Hillcrest Place Apartments

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FOR RENT IN KITIMAT 50 Little Wedeene - 3 bedroom, totally renovated, with new appliances, paint, ooring, bath, deck and more. 56 Little Wedeene - 3 bedroom, nicely clean with new appliances,paint and deck. Please call 403-818-5806

Free heat & Free Hot Water Furnished & Unfurnished 1 & 2 bedrooms Security Entrances No Pets. No Smoking

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HOMES for sale in Kitimat, great neighborhoods please call for details 780-852-8102


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Houses For Sale



Ongoing Moving Sale Kitimat - Household items. Everything must go. All reasonable offers accepted. Please call 250-632-6462 and leave message. STEEL BUILDINGS - Canadian made! - Reduced prices now! 20x22 $4,455. 25x26 $4,995. 30x38 $7,275. 32x50 $9,800. 40x54 $13,995. 47x80 $19,600. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.

3 bedroom, 1 bath recently renovated townhome on Wedeene St. $700/mo. 250-639-4134



Duplex for Rent Nechacko Well-kept 3 bedroom. New appliances. Rent negotiable. Available immediately. No pets/no parties. For appointment to view, please call: 250-632-4330 Kitimat - Nechako - 3 bdrm duplex. F/S W/D. Refs req. $875/month + utilities. Phone 250-279-0207



2006 CITATION 26 RKSE Supreme interior plus may more options. 12 foot slide w/awning. Air cond. etc. Come and view the best RV built. Excellent condition. $24,900. 250-635-6128.

Homes for Rent


HOUSE for Rent 3 BDRM with garage, fenced yard. Fridge, stove, dishwasher, dryer and washer. No smokers. $1200. 250-960-1100 Kitimat - 3 bd, 1.5 bath. Newly renovated. Nice back yard on quiet cul-de-sac. $1,100/mo. 250-639-4134 Kitimat - 3 bdrm plus den, newly renovated modular home with extensions on one acre. Private country setting with large front yard, garage and 2 stall barn with shelters and paddock in rear of property. Outdoor pets allowed. Smoking outside only. 1 year lease minimum. $1,700/mo plus utilities. Available Nov 1. References Required. 101 Kokanee St. Cablecar 604-607-5565 Serious Enquiries Only

32’ FIBERGLASS FERRELL BOAT 370hp 8.1L John Deere Engine, 1500hrs on engine. Trolling valve, Bow Thruster, 3 Stage Steering. 2 Hydraulic Deep lines, Hydraulic Trap Puller, 3 Sounders, Radar, 8’ Dinghy, 2 Radios. Com-Dev Auto Pilot, Spare Prop. Can be seen at MK BayMarina. Assessed at $84,400. Contact Warren Poff at 250.242.4445 or 250.242.1789 MAKE AN OFFER!

Kitimat - 4 Bedroom, 2 bath house. Garage and workshop. 5 appliances. Rent open to negotiation. Kildala area. Call 250-632-7480 KITIMAT BC - 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in an excellent area for rent or lease. House has been completely renovated and includes new appliances, ooring, interior doors/trim/paint, and bathrooms. Large recroom, den, 4th bedroom, laundry, and full bath on bottom oor; attached single car garage. $1400/mnth plus utilities; available immediately. Please call 250-5658599. KITIMAT HOMES FOR RENT 3bd, 1bth, single house, fully furnished. 4bd, 2bth, duplex, fully furnished. $1,300/mo each plus utilities. 250-639-4439 Kitimat - Newly renovated, 3 bd, 1 bath with bonus room. Single dwelling, close to school and City Centre. Fenced yard. $1,200/mo. 250-639-4134

BADGER 30’ SUNDOWNER TUG 100hp turbo charged Yanmar Diesel, sleeps 6, shower, f/s, autopilot, radar, colour depth sounder, GPS, VHS, am/fm 2000w inverter/charger, 9’ dingy. Moorage at MK Bay Marine. (250) 632-6575 Kitimat BOAT FOR SALE Kitimat - 15’6â€? Tri-hull ďŹ breglass Bowrider. Excellent lake boat. 55hp Suzuki 2 stroke engine, oil injection power trim. New prop. Excellent condition. New control wiring c/w tilt assisting trailer $2,700obo. Call 250-632-5715 or 250-6394534

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One survey and entry per household. Must be 19 years or older to participate. Prize accepted as awarded. Winner will be a random draw of all survey entries.

At left, Maddy Amado arrives first in the female category for the Terry Fox Run. Above, Hayden Dobbin makes a run for the finish line.

Students run for Fox Cameron Orr While it’s not yet known how much was raised at Mount Elizabeth Middle Secondary School — fundraising was still ongoing at deadline — students really put in the effort to support fundraising for cancer research. MEMSS joined schools all across Kitimat to do the annual Terry Fox Run. The high schoolers also pitched in with hot dog sales and car washes to help bring up the total. Out of the runners in the middle school, the top placed male run-

ners were Tayden Fowler-McNab at 22:42; Ethan Morgas with 23:03 and Hayden Dobbin at 23:06 In the female division, the top runners were Kleanza Cathers at 26 minutes; Maddy Hoffman at 27:42 and Sarah Chaulk at 28:3. With the male secondary student runners, the results were Cam Chanin with 19:35; Guillaume Sauve at 19:50; and Mr. Dahler at 20.02. In the female category, Maddy Amado was in first with 26:03; Sarah Khan followed with 28:38; and Kaitlyn Enmark in third with 28:57.


Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. is proposing to develop an approximately 700 kilometre provincially regulated pipeline to safely deliver natural gas from the Groundbirch area, near Dawson Creek, B.C., to the LNG Canada gas liquefaction facility proposed to be developed by Shell Canada Ltd. and its partners near Kitimat, B.C. Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada PipeLines Limited. Please join us for our first community information session and learn more about: s Coastal GasLink and TransCanada s Community and Aboriginal engagement s Environmental protection s Jobs and business opportunities s Pipeline safety s The conceptual route s Why Coastal Gaslink is needed Date: Monday 15 October, 2012 Time: 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Riverlodge Recreation Centre – Activity Room 654 Columbia Avenue West Kitimat, BC, V8C 1V5

Light refreshments will be provided.

2nd low gross - Lynn Beeson - 55 1st low net - Sandy Knowles - 35.5 2nd low net - Dorit Lindner - 36 Long drive winners; Charlotte Nicholson and Diana Griffiths Closest to the pin - Norma Snider. Last week the deuce pot of $54 was won by Lori Ann Seppala. Tuesday, Oct. 2 is the annual ladies club annual general meeting starting at 7:30 pm at the clubhouse.


Join Us

Project representatives will be available throughout the session to answer questions and share information.

Aloha night golf results The Aloha night, the last ladies night of the season was very well attended with 33 ladies wearing lei’s and Hawaiian shirts. And the Golf was good too. Winners by flight were; A Flight 1st low gross - Irja Juustila - 48 2nd low gross - Darlene Richdale - 52 1st low net - Carrie Gammel - 35.5 2nd low net - Michelle Frater - 38.5 on a countback. B Flight 1st low gross - Irene Skolos - 52

Community Information Session

If you are unable to make this session but would like more information you can contact our project team by email ( or by telephone at 1.855.633.2011 (toll-free). TransCanada is Canada’s largest builder and operator of natural gas pipelines. We have been in business for 60 years, including 50 years in southeast B.C. We are proud of our track record, both in terms of working with communities and of construction safety and safe long-term operations.

THEY’RE BAAACK! Saturday, Oct. 6 at 8:00 pm KITIMAT ICE DEMONS PRINCE RUPERT RAMPAGE Game at Tamitik Arena

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Kitimat Northern Sentinel, October 03, 2012  

October 03, 2012 edition of the Kitimat Northern Sentinel

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