Thursday, November 18, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Wednesday, November 17, 2010

A bright future ahead according to the Quickload President, DFO's misplaced priorities and a reminder of the unsolved nature of high profile triple murder in Kitimat from 1997, some of the items of interest for our Wednesday news review.

The Northern View
Quickload president speaks of bright future for Prince Rupert-- The promising future of the Port of Prince Rupert was the topic for the monthly Chamber of Commerce gathering as Quickload Terminals President Matt Holland outlined what he sees ahead (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Fisherman's Union says DFO can't manage its finances -- Joy Thorkelson wearing her UFAWU hat blasts the Department of Fisheries over their priorities and accuses the federal department of being unable to manage its finances properly (see article here) (see Sahar Nassimdoost's news report for TV 7 here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Burns Lake Residents Get Set to Head to the Polls -- Another Northern BC community prepares to head for the polls in a local by-election (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 news
Coast Mtns. District Names new Superintendent -- Nancy Wells is named as the new Superintendent of Schools for the Coast Mountain District (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Reward increased for Kevin Vermette-- The reward for a man sought in a horrific triple murder in Kitimat has been increased as Police continue to seek information on the whereabouts of Kevin Vermette who is alleged to have shot four Kitimat residents in 1997 killing three of them (see article here) TV 7 featured this report on their evening news of Wednesday.

CFTK TV 7 News
Pritchett Concert Hailed as "Huge Success" -- A Canadian country star returns to his northwest roots and helps out his home area (see article here) (view video report here)

Terrace Standard
Three vehicle crash sends one to hospital--  Terrace's police, fire and ambulance personnel responded to a three vehicle accident in the Kenney and Park Avenue area on Wednesday (see article here)

Kitimat Northern Sentinel
Six candidates vie for seat on Kitimat council -- The Kitmat by-election is fast approaching as voters their prepare to cast their votes in the city council by-election (see article here)

KRBD Ketchikan radio
Murkowski to claim victory tonight-- The write in ballots have been counted and write in candidate LIsa Murkowski appears set to re-claim her spot in the US Senate (see article here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North 
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