Blame it (the power outage) on the rain
And that S never goes out of style
It’s nothing but quick news today. There was a council meeting last night but I didn’t have time to watch it so we’ll have to share more highlights when they get reported by other media. Here’s your Tuesday links.
The one council item that’s been written up as of me drafting this letter: Future of HUB Housing project still up in the air.
BC Hydro says the power outage that left a huge chunk of the city without the ability to make coffee yesterday morning can be blamed on a single faulty insulator on a power pole, probably excasperated by the weekend’s heavy rain.
Speaking of weather, get ready for some record-breaking temperatures this weekend.
School district stuff: The board meets this afternoon for the first time since (probably) firing the old superintendent and the resignation of two board members. Board chair Rachel Weber, of course, has said people who want to know about what the board is up to should watch meetings since she isn’t obligated to speak to media, but the board has also decided to stop livestreaming them, so if you can’t make it to the office at 4 today, you’ll have to watch the video that will get posted later. Transparency! Meantime, the acting superintendent says she isn’t phased by all the board controversey and is instead focused on serving the students. And the district would like to assure the public it is committed to building more childcare spots.
A new study takes a closer look at the need for vets in northern B.C.
An ATV has caused extensive damage to the golf course in Vanderhoof. It’s bad times for Vanderhoof recreational properties this year.
Housing prices in the city are down, down, down (but still high, compared to the past).
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