Friday, August 13, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead Thursday, August 12, 2010

Tulani Ackerman arrives in Victoria, a wlidfire starts south of Houston and a former resident of Haida Gwaii moves into the Federal cabinet, some of the items of note for Thursday's news files.

The Northern View
No new items posted to the Northern View website on Thursday

CFTK TV 7 News
Prince Rupert teacher completes province wide journey-- Tulani Ackerman's StEps for Students tour of British Columbia has come to an end as the Prince Rupert teacher arrived at the Legislature in Victoria (see article here) (Sahar Nassimdoost's video report  for CFTK can be viewed here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Challenging New Wildfire near Houston-  While some cooler and rainy weather may have offered some relief from wildfires in the province,  lightning sparked a fire 40 kilometres southwest of Houston on Thursday (see article here)

QCI Observer
North-end TV to improve dramatically -- Haida Gwaii residents in Masset and Old Masset are about to a whole new look at television in the near future as their MHTV service gains an upgrade (see article here)

QCI Observer
Former Port resident now Indian Affairs minister-- A former resident of Haida Gwaii has been promoted to the higher ranks of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's  cabinet with the announcement that Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan is the new Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (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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