Friday, July 16, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead Thursday, July 15, 2010

Increased production opportunities at McMillan Fish, TV 7 reviews the passing of Walter Smith and the Mounties are riding again, on their bikes that is, some of the news items for Thursday.

Daily News, front page, headline story
GROUNDFISH PROCESSING KEEPS JS McMILLAN FISHERIES ON THE GO -- Details of a potential increase of job opportunities at the local McMillan fish plant, as the company closes its North Vancouver plant and increases production in Prince Rupert.

Jane Sterk, the leader of the Green Party took a wander through Prince Rupert on Tuesday, the Daily tagged along and outlined some of her stops through the day.

A long time fixture on the Prince Rupert scene will soon be calling Nicaragua home, Price Rupert's fire engine 804 has rolled down the highway with a destination of central America, Monica Lamb Yorski outlines how Prince Rupert's now retired engine is getting a second life and a useful one at that.

The sports section reviews the efforts of the Prince Rupert Rapids swim club and previews the upcoming basketball challenge between the RCMP and the Edge Youth Employment Centre, set for July 23 outside the Masonic Hall.

(Daily News Archives for Thursday, July 15, 2010)

The Northern View
RCMP seeking public's assistance in locating missing person-- The local detachment is asking for the help of the public in locating a local resident, Robby Collins a 30 year old Rupertite who was last seen on June 12th and reported missing at that time. (see article here)

Respected Prince Rupert man passes away -- CFTK provides a pair of short reports on the passing of Walter Smith on Tuesday, a small piece posted to their website and (this short review) featured on the TV 7 News on Thursday.

RCMP Bike Patrols in full swing -- Four regula and one auxiliary members of the local RCMP detachment have taken to the streets on bike, returning bike patrols to the downtown area (see article here), Sahar Nassimdoost provided (this report) for TV 7 ''s evening newscast.

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

 Daily News, front page headline story

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