Podunk Below the Masthead, Thursday, September 10, 2009

Election fever it’s not, another attempt to automate West Coast lighthouses, the School District tries again to formulate a plan for PRSS and the introduction of a middle school and Mayor Mussallem updates us on the latest developments with Sun Wave and offers up the prospect of future employment in aquaculture. Some of the items of note in the news cycle for Thursday

NOBODY WANTS ANOTHER ELECTION, ELECTION, ELECTION…-- The apparent rush for Michael Ignatieff to force another election isn’t resonating well with local residents in Prince Rupert as a front page review of the political climate outlines…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 4932842319)-

The PRDN article about the last Port Edward council meeting illustrates podunkian politics at its finest. Mayor McDonald maintained that holding a position on the Harbour Authority did not put him in a conflict of interest when that body came up for discussion on the council agenda.

“I am not in conflict,â€