Thursday, December 16, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Mr. Cullen seeks to bring the Northern Allowance to Haida Gwaii, School District 52 settles on a name for the middle school and Terrace RCMP resolve a few tense hours in Thornhill, some of the items of note from our Wednesday review of the news.


The Northern View
MP introducing bill to give Haida Gwaii residents 'tax fairness' -- Nathan Cullen, MP for Skeena Bulkley Valley seeks to extend the Northern Living Allowance to those residents of Haida Gwaii (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Name chosen for Prince Rupert Middle School-- School District 52 has selected the name of the middle school when it opens its doors in September, the school on the site of the current Prince Rupert Secondary School set to close in June, will carry the name Prince Rupert Middle School (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
SPCA Dogs need homes-- The Prince Rupert SPCA puts out a call for assistance seeking homes for a number of animals at the shelter (see article here) Sahar Nassimdoost provided this report for TV 7's evening news outlining the details of the SPCA's problems.

CFTK TV 7 News
Thornhill Jr. Secondary to close in summer of 2012 -- Coast Mountain School District finally comes to a decision and for students, staff and parents of those attending Thornhill Junior Secondary the news isn't what they had hoped for (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 news
Terrace man arrested in domestic disturbance -- Charges are pending against a Thornhill man after a standoff in that community on Tuesday night (see article here) TV 7 also had this video report on the situation

CFTK TV 7 News
New proposal for Smithers second sheet of ice-- The latest thoughts on a much desired second sheet of ice for Smithers were outlined for Smithers council on Tuesday night (see article here) TV 7 had this report on the discussions for the evening news.

CFTK TV 7 News
Kitwanga man killed in crash-- A 19 year old resident of Kitwanga was among three people killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 16 near Prince George on Tuesday (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Northwest Cooperatives Get Grants-- A number of Northwest based groups and organizations have received some cooperative funding from Ottawa (see article here)

Terrace Standard
Domestic Disturbance suspect found, charges pending-- A incident that began on the streets of Terrace has ended after a standoff with RCMP at a Thornhill home (see article here)

Terrace Standard
Fatal crash kills Kitwanga man -- A fatal crash outside of Prince George claims the life of a Kitwanga man (see article here)

QCI Observer
Multiplex concept interests Sandspit-- Plans for a multiplex facility in Sandspit were brought forward for discussion at the Moresby Island Management Committee meeting on December 8 (see article here)

QCI Observer
No election for Gwaii Trust-- There will be no election for the Gwaii Trust in January, with two positions available there were only two candidates to come forward to fill them, the positions most likely will be filled by acclamation (see article here)

QCI Observer
Official receives UBCM scholarship-- The Chief Financial Officer for Queen Charlotte  will receive a scholarship to attend Local government studies at Capilano University (see article here)

KRBD Ketchikan radio
Commission recommends Coast Guard Beach rezone to denied-- An area of Ketchikan near the Coast Guard Beach section of the borough is up for rezoning discussion (listen to report here)

KRBD Ketchikan radio
Capital Budget lacks funds for new ferry-- The plans for the Alaska Marine Highway System come up for review from the state government. (see articles here and here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North 
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