Thursday, September 23, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Progress for Watson Island, the City examines permissive tax exemptions and plans to reduce a school trustee position in Kitimat don't get a warm reception, some of the items of interest for Wednesday.

The Northern View
Port Authority provides more details on Watson Island partnership -- A few of the details behind the latest developments in the Watson Island lands file (see article here)

The Northern View
City to look closer at permissive tax exemptions to community groups-- The City has until October 31 to examine some 350,000 dollars in tax exemptions for 2011, the Northern View explains what they have to consider and how it may impact on the community (see article here)

No new items were posted to the CFTK website for Wednesday

QCI Observer 
Environmental certification in the works for islands timber-- Seeking to gain a more stringent environmental policy could pay off dividends for a Haida Gwaii Forest group as they continue the process towards Forest Stewardship Council certification (see article here)

QCI Observer
Salmon on shoreline result of lost load -- Too many fish and not enough fishing boats provided for a rather unfortunate combination and a resulting smell for Port Clements (see article here)

Northern Sentinel 
Kitimat to lose school trustee seat-- The reduction of one trustee from Kitimat on the Coast Mountain School District board is having the expected reaction in that community (see article here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North 
Daybreak North is only posting selected items on their website now. 

The most recently posted items can be found on the archive page for Daybreak North click here

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