Thursday, December 02, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Coast Guard bids farewell to a faithful workhorse of the fleet,  the name will be Rainmakers in 2011 and Hairspray the Musical is ready to hit the stage, some of the items of note for our Wednesday review of the news.

The Northern View
Coast Guard's Sikorsky S-61 being retired from duty in Prince Rupert-- The Coast retires a familiar sight in the skies over the North coast as the Sikorsky S-61 makes its final trip and is retired from service (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Charles Hays Hurricanes will transform into Rainmakers-- The debate over team names for the soon to be merged high schools appears to be over, with the School District transferring the Rainmakers name to Charles Hays for September of 2011 (see article here)

PR Hairspray-- Sahar Nassimdoost previews the PRSS production of Hairspray set to get underway Thursday night at the Lester Centre of the Arts (see article here)

 CFTK TV 7 News
Car-Train Collision in Port Edward Prompts Warning-- The collision between a vehicle and train in Port Edward reinforces the need for more motorist awareness around the increasingly busier CN tracks (see article here) Sahar Nassimdoost provided this video report for TV 7 News

CFTK TV 7 News
Meeting to Discuss Terrace Co-op Property Future Tonight -- The future of Terrace's Co-op building is up for discussion this week (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Parliament to Debate Banning Tankers on the BC North Coast Tomorrow -- The prospect of oil tankers entering and leaving coastal waters off the North coast will be the subject of a parliamentary debate on Thursday (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Tough Decisions Ahead for Coast Mountains School Trustees-- With the final discussions complete over the fate of schools in Terrace and Kitimat, the Coast Mountain School District now has some hard decisions to make (see article here) TV 7 provided this report on the issue.

Terrace Standard
Carol Leclerc won't run for Terrace council again-- A popular Terrace city councillor decides not to run for municipal office in the next civic elections of 2011 (see article here)

Terrace Standard
Cheaper to close Thornhill Junior, says board-- The number crunching was outlined on Tuesday night and when they added up the numbers Coast Mountain School District was told it would be cheaper to close Thornhill Junior (see article here)

Terrace Standard
Vandals destroy irreplaceable Christmas decorations-- Terrace RCMP are seeking the public's assistance after vandals lay waste to Christmas decorations at a popular seasonal display at George Little House (see article here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel
Marina Users petition council-- Kitimat's city council continues to be a tempestuous place, with some dissatisfaction expressed over agenda items and frustration from a marina users group trying to resolve issues at the marina (see article here)

KRBD Ketchikan radio
Scientists recommend major cuts in halibut quotes -- Alaskan scientists are recommending a major cut to the coast wide catch for 2011, with the Southeast Alaska region particularly hard hit facing a 47 percent cut to their allowable catch (listen to radio report here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North
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