Podunk Below the Masthead March 30, 2009

Broadwater Industries gets that sinking feeling, the Cancer Society relays the information about their relay and the names continue to come in seeking change to Salmon farm legislation, some of Monday’s news items in the Daily News.

BARGE UNDER THE WATER AT SEAL COVE-- The sinking Sunday of a work barge owned by Broadwater Industries was the topic of the weekend around Prince Rupert, as a fair amount of the locals gathered along the Seal Cove waterfront to watch the attempts to bring the crane and barge back to the surface. Monday’s Daily News outlined some of the details of the mishap on Sunday, the cause of which is still not quite clear. The 42 ton crane and barge combination was in operation at the Coast Guard base last week and Doug Mackereth was first informed of the trouble early on Sunday morning. The incident complete with picture, was the front page, headline story in Monday’s paper.

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