Saturday, August 14, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead Friday, August 13, 2010

The EDO prepares to take inventory of commercial space in the region, names for the Cullen twins and a look at the water situation on Haida Gwaii, some of our items of note for Friday's news review.

The Northern View
Commercial real estate inventory to encourage downtown revitalization in Prince Rupert-- The Economic Development Corporation makes plans to create an inventory of downtown  commercial real estate, with a hopeful eye of spurring on development in the region (see article here)

Prince Rupert's languishing downtown getting a boost -- CFTK offers up its review of the EDO initiative to create an inventory of commercial real estate in the region (see article here) Sahar Nassimdoose provided this report for TV 7 News)

Cassiar Highway fire grows larger -- The Highway 37 North fire has grown larger, keeping the highway closed from 160 kilometres north of Dease Lake to the Yukon border (see article here) TV 7 had this report on the latest conditions of the fire zone)

Terrace Standard 
Cullen twins named -- Nathan and Diana Cullen reveal the names of their twin boys. The NDP MP and his wife became parents last Friday and one week later they have picked their names with Jackson Donald and Elliot D'Arcy getting their welcome into the world (see article here)

QCI Observer
Water systems Ok, despite continuing warm weather -- The current warm temperatures aren't' causing too many water issues on Haida Gwaii, though residents still face some water restrictions (see article here)

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

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