Thursday, November 13, 2008

Podunk Below the Masthead November 2008

A daily look at the BIG TYPE headline of the Podunkian Daily News.
We'll list that day's BIG STORY, the one the Daily puts out in the big type just below it's masthead, for all Podunkians to ponder.
There will be a link to this feature on the right hand side of the blog.
On Wednesdays and Friday's you can access all the stories of the Daily News free on their website, on the remaining days you end up at a dead end, asking you to go purchase your paper, for (as Paul Harvey would say) the rest of the story.

November 28-- FISH MINISTER HOOKED ON IDEA OF A WEST COAST VISIT-- The new Fisheries Minister offers up the prospect of a West Coast tour to learn more of the fishery issues in the region (see story here)

November 27-- NEW FISHERIES MINISTER HAS NET FULL OF ISSUES--The New fisheries Minister in Ottawa finds herself under the Ottawa spotlight (see story here)

November 26-- BC FERRIES FLOATS ITS CHEAP SEATS DEAL TO THE END OF FEB-- BC Ferries offers seat deals for North coast residents until February (see story here)

November 25-- LIFELINE BEING SOUGHT FOR AILING STEWART HOSPITAL-- Northern Health seeks out ways to alleviate the crisis situation in Stewart (see story here)

November 24-- HOSPITAL ON LIFE SUPPORT AS DOCTORS LEAVE THE NORTH-- Stewart's Hospital crisis reaches the breaking point as a number of Doctor's leave the community (see story here)

November 21-- INSPIRING VETERAN CHIEF SELLING BUSINESS SAVVY-- A British Columbia First Nations leader comes to Rupert to inspire local residents (see story here)

November 20-- CULLEN NAMED TO OTTAWA’S COVETED ‘ENERGY CRITIC’ POST--The MP for Skeena Bulkley Valley is given a key critic's role in the NDP shadow cabinet. (see story here)

November 19-- FAMILIAR FACES RETURNED TO OFFICE ON HAIDA GWAII-- Acclamations for mayor in two Haida Gwaii towns take the mystery out of election day (see story here)

November 18--MAYOR MCDONALD PUTS SCHOOL AT TOP OF AGENDA-- Port Edward stays with the incumbent for mayor but features a few new names on council (see story here)

November 17-- MUSSALLEM GETS NOD FOR MAYOR'S JOB BY A WHISKER-- Prince Rupert voters elected Jack Mussallem as their Mayor on Saturday (see story here)

November 14--FIRST NATIONS VOTERS URGED TO GET INVOLVED IN PROCESS--Community Leaders strive to increase the participation of First Nations residents in the political process (see story here)

November 13-- SHARP FALL IN NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD ACROSS NORTH-- Real Estate sales dropped in 2008 as the hot market days of 2007 cooled off. (see story here)

November 12--PORT PARTNERS LOOK BACK ON YEAR IT ALL CAME TOGETHER-- The stakeholders of the Fairview Port review the last year and look ahead to 2009 (see story here)

November 10-- COUNCIL CANDIDATES LOOK TO PERSUADE CITY’S VOTERS-- Sunday's candidates forum is given the Monday evening quarterback treatment (see story here)

November 7-- CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES SHARE VISIONS FOR FUTURE-- A review of the developments from the first City council candidates forum held at the Lester Centre on Thursday night. (see story here)

November 6-- POLITICIANS, NATIONS WORK TOGETHER ON SOCIAL ISSUES-- An outline on the recent meeting of local governments and First Nations seeking out solutions to current social issues in the region (see story here)

November 5-- GLOVES OFF AS WEST COAST PORTS BATTLE FOR BUSINESS-- Prince Rupert's Fairview Port has attracted more than container lines, southern ports in California take note of the Rupert port's success and make their plans (see story here)

November 4-- FIREFIGHTERS' SEVEN-HOUR BATTLE FULL OF CHALLENGES -- A fire on the outskirts of the city proved to be a rather challening thing for Prince Rupert Fire Rescue. (see story here)

November 3-- REPORT DETAILS DWINDLING SALMON RETURNS, INCOME-- The Pacific Salmon Foundation released details on the state of the British Columbia Salmon fishery (see story here)

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