Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead Tuesday, July 13, 2010

A little urban renewal on the waterfront, low levels on local rivers and highlight the Tuesday findings from Prince Rupert's media files.

Daily News front page, headline story
A NEW LEASE ON LIFE FOR THE OLD CN STATION-- Monica Lamb-Yorski takes un a tour of the CN station renovation project, updating us on the progress of that work and what may be in the future for Prince Rupert's Waterfront Park area.

Three waterways on the North coast receive their Marine Stewardship Council certification, a process that will allow fish harvested from the Nass, Skeena and Barkley Sound watershed to continue to be sold to European markets.

Ms. Lamb Yorski continues to keep a busy news beat for the paper, with her look at a photography exhibit taking place at the Museum of Northern BC, where Smithers based photographer Curtis Cunningham is showcasing some of his Rupert photographs.

The Sports section features a look at the recently completed Yukon quest journey of Prince Rupert resident Terry Ramin.

(Daily News Archives for Tuesday, July 13, 2010)

The Northern View
Skeena River at near record low levels, says Ministry of Environment -- Details of the current state of local inland rivers with both the Skeena and the Nass reported to be at record lows (see article here)

The Northern View
Stakeholders comment on fishery sustainability designation -- The Nass and Skeena fisheries gain sustainability certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (see article here)

The Northern View
MP discusses need for fishery reform-- NDP MP Nathan Cullen calls for significant changes to how the Federal Government and DFO handle the Pacific fishery (see article here)

The Northern View
Treatment centre plan a success for one local repeat offender -- A look at how a treatment plan for one habitual offender on the local scene has shown some positive results (see article here)

The Northern View
City responds to inquiries about the cost of liquor licenses-- The city's response to some local hoteliers over the cost of liquor licenses in this community compared to others (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
City sends letter to Forests Minister Pat Bell-- CFTK follows up on news first reported in the Northern View that the city of Prince Rupert is anxious to have the province reopen the local forestry office in light of recent logging activity in the region (see article here) (view Sahar Nassimdoost's video report for CFTK here) .

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North
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Daily News, front page headline story

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