Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The Mayor and Council discuss storm related communication issues, details on the city's sewer project and how Haida Gwaii fared during The weekend storm, some of the items of note in our news review.

The Northern View
Storm demonstrates need for a central communication mechanism in Prince Rupert-- The City reviews its communication plans in the wake of the Thanksgiving Windstorm (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
BC Hydro explains long wait for some customers-- BC Hydro's customer relations department outlines the reason some parts of the region waited for a resumption of power (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Concerns raised concerning special needs students in CMSD-- The Terrace Teacher's Union expresses its concern over class sizes and how that relates to requirements for special needs students (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Prince Rupert Sewers-- CFTK's evening news provided a report on the sewer infrastructure contract recently awarded to Broadwater Industries (see report here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Enbridge Forum-- Terrace City council discussed the Enbridge pipeline project at their most recent council meeting (see report here)

Terrace Standard
StrongStart a neccessity, school board told -- A move to reintroduce the StrongStart program into the Terrace schools gets support from a local resident (see article here)

QCI Observer
Big storms lash islands, another expected Wednesday evening-- A review of the Thanksgiving weekend windstorm from the perspective of Haida Gwaii (see article here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel
Habituated bears put down in Kitimat by officials-- Ministry of Environment officials attend to a bear call in Kitimat and euthanize two grizzly bears (see article here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel
Elliot Lake provides lessons for Kitimat-- In a contributed article, a review of what Kitimat may learn from Elliot Lake in handling economic troubles related to closing industries (see article here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North
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