Sunday, January 4, 2015
Blog Watching, Week ending January 4 2015
However, there were still some items that resonated through the last seven days, with a New Year's Day shooting setting the pace for the week's review
As well, our accounts of Free Transit on New Year's Eve, the annual Polar Bear Swim, the return of the Rainmakers to the Basketball court after the holiday break and a string of Weather Notices from Environment Canada all made for a fair bit of interest over the last seven days.
Leading it all off this week, a shooting in Haysvale provided the focus for the RCMP on the first day of 2015
Prince Rupert RCMP investigate New Year's Morning shooting on Haysvale Drive -- A violent launch to 2015 found the RCMP responding to an incident on Haysvale Drive that saw a number of residents attacked with bear spray and one person in the residence shot (posted January 1, 2015)
That item was followed by:
Free Transit available for revellers on New Year's Eve -- Our notice of the availability of Free Transit on New Yea's Eve found a wide audience this week (posted December 30, 2014)
Polar Bear Swim at Rushbrook marks the start of 2015 -- Our preview of the annual Prince Rupert tradition of the Polar Bear Swim was one of the more popular destinations of the last seven days (posted December 31, 2014)
Winter Storm Warning Issued for North Coast Inland Areas -- The last few days of December and the start of January have provided for a number of Weather Alerts, each of which has been of some interest to our readers ( posted December 23, 2014)
Rainmakers return to action with Saturday showdown against Caledonia -- The weekend heralded the return of the Charles Hays Rainmakers to the basketball court and our preview of Saturday's showdown with Caledonia was a popular stop ( posted January 2, 2015 )
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