Friday, December 24, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Thursday, December 23 2010

The Northern Adventure to the rescue, plans continue on the old Via station redevelopment and Alaska has bad news for fishermen on two river systems in the state, some of our news reviews from Thursday's news files.

The Northern View
Northern Adventure assists in rescue of ship in distress -- The BC Ferry Northern Adventure lends assistance to a vessel in distress during its trip between Prince Rupert and Port Hardy (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Restoration of Via Rail building in Prince Rupert continues -- A local contractor continues on with the renovations to the old Via Rail building, with a western Canadian steak chain planned for the upstairs portion of the renovated building (see article here) (see video report here)

CFTK TV 7 News
Free transit in Kitimat on New Year's Eve-- Public transit in the Kitimat region will be free of charge on New Years Eve with bus service running until 5 am on some routes. (see article here)

CFTK TV 7 news
Championship Preparation -- TV 7 provides a look at the training program of a young Terrace skater who is set to challenge for the national championships in Victoria next year (see video reports here and here)

KRBD Ketchikan radio
Forecast too low for gillnet fisheries on Stikine, Taku Kings -- The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issues its pre season forecast that shows that returns for two river systems are too low to allow for a commercial opening in those areas. (listen to radio report here)

CBC News Northern BC Daybreak North
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 The most recently posted items can be found on the archive page for Daybreak North click here

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