Thursday, August 05, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead (Wednesday, August 4, 2010)

Demolition on the horizon for the Epicurean, another look at the dire fishing situation for this summer and Haida Gwaii residents get access to their council, some of the items of note for Wednesday's news files.

The Prince Rupert Northern View
Permits in place for Epicurean demolition, work to begin soon -- A downtown eyesore is destined for the bulldozer as plans are in place to demolish the Epicurean building, destroyed by fire earlier this year, the remaining structure has been a conversation piece ever since (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Excessive Speed Suspected in Deadly Rollover Near Terrace -- Details on a motor vehicle accident in Terrace which claimed one life this week (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News 
North Coast Commercial Fishing gone from bad to worse -- CFTK catches up to the concern in the community over another poor fishing year for both fishermen and plant workers (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Kitimat mayor dismisses attack on leadership-- Some background on the current tempest brewing in Kitimat as the Mayor answers back to charges of incompetence from one city councillor (see article here)

QCI Observer
Queen Charlotte dialogue sessions working well -- Communication sessions between local government and Queen Charlotte residents seems to be off to a good start (see article here)

QCI Observer
Faster data, slower traffic -- Telus upgrades Internet service on Haida Gwaii with the installation of fibre optic cables on the islands. (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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