Sunday, August 10, 2014

Blog Watching, Week ending August 10, 2014

As part of a weekly feature on the blog, every Sunday we offer up this weeks recap of the top five items viewed over the course of the last seven days.

Included in the countdown, we will provide links to the articles in question, offering up with one click of the mouse, those items of the week that you may have missed.

This week, a major fire on the city's east side topped our counter for the week, as a larger volume of readers reviewed our notes on the fire itself and then the follow up launch of the RCMP investigation into the cause of the fire.

The developments in the territory of the Gitxsan also proved to be of interest to our readers this week, as they caught up to events through two articles which we offered up this week.

While the top five was rounded out by a strong interest in the week of Udderfest in Prince Rupert.

Kicking off the top five items, the Fire at Totem Lanes in the early hours of Monday morning.

Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue working on fire at old Bowling Alley site --  Our review of fire on the east side of the city which reduced the one time bowling alley to mainly four cinder block walls (posted August 4, 2014)

That item was followed by:

Totem Lanes Fire investigation now in the hands of RCMP  -- The investigation into the Monday morning fire was handed over to the RCMP, which announced on Tuesday that they were investigating the matter as a fire suspicious in nature (posted August 5, 2014)

CN Rail Seeks Supreme Court Relief from further Gitxsan blockade attempts -- Our outline of the steps taken by CN Rail in regard to the situation on the mainline through the Gitxsan territory found a wide audience this week  (posted  August 6, 2014)

Udderfest 2014 ready to raise the curtain on five days of theatre and events  -- Interest in Prince Rupert's mid summer festival of drama, comedy and music was noted through our item on this years festival   (posted August 5, 2014)

Talks could resume, after Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs enforced and then reportedly reversed CN rail eviction notice -- The early stages of this weeks developments in the territory of the Gtixsan found a large volume of readers seeking our further details on the situation (posted August 6, 2014)

You can find our Blog watching featured posted every Sunday morning by 9AM, a handy way to catch up to the week that was, at a leisurely weekend pace.

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