Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead Archives for October 2010

Our archive of the daily findings from Prince Rupert's various media sources, from the Northern View, CBC and CFTK News and other regional news outlets, we outline the main stories of the day for the month of October 2010.

October 29-- City council makes its decisions on tax exemptions, it's almost time for another year of Hallowe'en fest and members of the Nisga'a nation get closer to property ownership, some of the items of interest from Friday's news review. (see post here)

October 28-- Prince Rupert is chosen to host the Coy Cup championships this March, A new contract for air ambulance services in the province and West Fraser continues to sell off the assets of its Eurocan pulp mill, some of the items of interest in our Thursday news review (see post here)

October 27-- Hotel owners have their say on sewage, the clamour over a bed bug infestation in town is unfounded and Kitimat prepares to go to the polls, some of our news highlights for Wednesday. (see post here)

October 26-- Downtown traffic and parking to face challenges for a few days, The Mayor and the recycling lady face off at council and local groups make their case for tax exemptions, some of the items of note for our Tuesday news review. (see post here)

October 25-- An update on a malfunctioning traffic light in the downtown core, community groups make their pitch for tax exemptions and the recycling depot once again becomes a topic of discussion at city council, some of the items of interest for our Monday review (see post here)


October 22-- The city outlines the plans for community meeting number three, some controversy over SPCA policies in the city and Terrace's teachers offer up their concerns over the recent departures at Coast Mountain School District, some of the items of interest for our Friday review (see post here


October 21-- A Prince Rupert medical clinic still has room for new patients on its lists, Prince Rupert celebrates 50 years of swimming with its Swim Club and an Alaskan congressman is seeking to block approval of genetically engineered salmon, some of the items of note from our news files for Thursday. (see post here)


October 20-- Flu clinics get underway across the Northwest, Northern Health answers some questions on the new maternity policy and a Kitimat family seek the help of northwest residents to oppose the parole of the killer of their family member Linda LeFranc, some of the items of note for the Wednesday news review (see post here


October 19-- Seeking more reliable radio service from the CBC, Ferry usage numbers were positive this summer and Terrace's superintendent of schools leaves his position, some of the items of interest for Tuesday's news review. (see post here)


October 18-- The CIHL head office turns a Rampage win into a loss, a week of B and E's and Sandspit residents still wait for the chance to cast their ballot, some of the news items for a Monday. (see post here


October 15-- Council calls community groups to defend their tax exemption requests, A Rupert resident gets a second term on the Northern Health Board and Mayor Mussallem's review of the windstorm gets posted to the CBC website, some of the items of note from our news files from Friday. (see post here


October 14- School District 52 wants your opinion, while most have their power back some in Prince Rupert continue to wait and Terrace RCMP continue their investigation into a disturbing assault, some of the items of note from the Thursday news review. (see post here)


October 13-- The Mayor and Council discuss storm related communication issues, details on the city's sewer project and how Haida Gwaii fared during The weekend storm, some of the items of note in our news review. (see post here)


October 12-- Recaps of the weekend windstorm, City council tenders a contract to Broadwater for sewer infrastructure and the MLA for Skeena seeks disaster relief for hard hit areas of his riding, some of the items of note from Tuesday's news reviews. (see post here)


October 8-- Fairview numbers dip for the month but still well ahead of 2009's, the last drills for the Rainmakers B ball camp and Haida Gwaii's politicians come home to share the word on their success at UBCM, some of the items of note for our Friday review. (see post here)


October 7-- Details of the city's second community meeting, Friends of the Wild Salmon are happy with the UBCM resolutions and vandals in Terrace strike the city's Overwaitea store compressors, some of the news items of note for Thursday. (see post here)


October 6-- Construction continues on the Port Authority's new patrol boat, Kitimat has concerns over budget cuts at the city's hospital and Ketchkian voters have cast their ballots in Borough Assembly elections, some of the items from our Wednesday review. (see post here


October 5-- The RCMP shut down an east side grow op, changes in maternity policies at Northern Health raises some concerns and changes come to the city's recycling centre, some of the items of note from Tuesday's news files. (see post here)

October 4-- A vigil on the Highway of Tears for Tamara Chipman, Terrace residents can offer some input for the provincial budget and Queen Charlotte city councillors could have a little extra in their paycheques next year. Some of the items of note in our Monday news files. (see post here)

October 1-- UBCM delivers a message to Enbridge, BC ferries provides fare relief and are you ready for some hockey? Some of the items of interest for Friday's news review. (see post here)

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