Troika set to investigate Watson Island options

The City of Prince Rupert may finally be off the hook when it comes to maintenance costs for the Watson Island file. In a press release issued on Wednesday the City announced that a trio of local groups have expressed a combined interest in the moribund pulp mill lands a move which will bring together two local First Nations and the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

While they investigate the possibilities and conduct their due diligence the Metlakatla Development Corporation, Lax Kw’alaams band and the Port Authority will reportedly pick up the maintenance costs of the site, a prospect that will be well received by Prince Rupert city council, relieving them of the burden spending any more money on the site…

(from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire item … sland.html)