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Radley Park expands with 11 new electrical campsites

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 02:15 PM

The District of Kitimat is excited to announce the opening of 11 new electrical campsites at Radley Park.
Starting Monday, August 1, campers can begin booking these new sites online, in the latest milestone of a multi-phase project to enhance the services at the park. Site availability begins August 4.
Radley Park is the only campground along the beautiful Kitimat River, and one of two District of Kitimat municipal campgrounds.
To book either Radley Park or Hirsch Creek Campground,...

Category 2/3 open fire ban starting on Thursday July 28

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 12:35 PM

Starting 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 28, the District of Kitimat will implement a Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition.
Open fires are anything larger than allowed backyard fire pits in Kitimat, which are one metre by one metre in size, or 1.5 metres in certain neighbourhoods. This open burning prohibition does not affect campfires or backyard fires. You can learn more about backyard fires at www.kitimat.ca/fire.
This prohibition runs concurrent to the Northwest Fire Centre's...

Being ready for warm weather

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 01:30 PM

What is extreme heat?

An Extreme Heat Emergency is when daytime and nighttime temperatures get hotter every day and are well above seasonal norms.

Extreme heat is dangerous for the health and wellbeing of our communities and is responsible for the highest number of weather-related deaths annually.

In 2021 alone, the BC Coroners Service attributed 595 deaths to the extreme heat event that occurred between June 25 and July 1. Most of those deaths resulted from excessive indoor temperatures in private...

Traffic changes on Haisla Boulevard from July 12 to 22

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 01:11 PM

Traffic changes on Haisla Boulevard from July 12 to 22

There will be intermittent single-lane, alternating traffic on Haisla Boulevard just west of the Kuldo Boulevard intersection near Haisla Bridge. This work begins July 12 and will run until July 22.

Thank you for your safe attention to traffic control during this work.

Wading pool operation challenges

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 12:39 PM

Recruiting certified lifeguards has been a challenge in Kitimat but, through ongoing free lifeguard training programs, Kitimat Leisure Services continues to maintain its regular operating hours at the aquatic centre.

However, staff limitations are impacting the ability to operate the two community wading pools.

Because of these challenges, the difficult decision has been made to not operate the wading pools through the summer.

While we regret we cannot offer this service this summer, we highly encourage...