Thursday, August 12, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead (Wednesday, August 11, 2010)

Fairview continues to increase its numbers, the Food Bank finds more and more need its services and the Conservatives send their hopeful candidate off across the riding for introductions, some of the items of interest for Wednesday's news cycle.

The Northern View
Container traffic through Prince Rupert's Fairview Terminal continuing to grow-- Some of the latest through put figures from Fairview, which sees the container terminal continue to show increasing numbers (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Prince Rupert Food Bank is busier than past years -- An indication as to the tough times on the NOrth coast as the Salvation Army food bank sees rising numbers of those making use of its services in Prince Rupert (see article here) Sahar Nassimdoost also provided this report for TV 7 News(

CFTK TV 7 News
West Fraser to sell Skeena Sawmills -- West Fraser continues on with its exodus from the woodlands of the Northwest (see article here) (CFTK TV News featured this report on the sale)

CFTK TV 7 News
Busy summer schedule for Conservative hopeful-- While Nathan and Diana Cullen may be busy changing diapers, a hopeful Conservative candidate for the riding has plans to try and change voting patterns in the riding. CFTK introduces us to Clay Harmon who won by acclamation the nomination of his party in Skeena-Bulkley Valley (see article here and CFTK's video report here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel 
RTA modernization appears finally under way -- The Modernization plans for Kitimat's massive Alcan smelter move forward (see article here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel 
Business as usual resumes at Kitimat council-- A more sedate and business like session of Kitimat City Council took place this week, a far cry from the fireworks of the last one there (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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