PRRD mulls Peace River Lookout study

first_imgBy Christine Rumleskie He says the board enjoyed the plans, and instructed staff to move into ‘Phase One’ of the development, which is the stability and environmental analysis.Hadland says that study won’t be done until 2011, because the board did not allocate funds for the analysis in the 2010 budget. He says it could take one year to complete the study. If the site can be safely developed, then the PRRD will decide whether or not to proceed with the four other stages.The feasibility study indicates that it will cost up to $1 million to complete all five phases to fully develop the lookout site. The plan incorporates public washrooms, interpretive signs, a public viewing deck and a paved parking lot.To view a copy of the detailed plan, click on the attachment below.Advertisement It’s going to take a while before Fort St. John residents see improvements to a popular lookout site.- Advertisement -After two public consultations, Focus Corporation presented a feasibility study to the Peace River Regional District on Thursday in Chetwynd.The study explained what it will take to develop the Peace River Lookout, located at the south end of 100th street.The proposed project is split into five phases, beginning with geotechnical and environmental studies.Area ‘C’ Director Arthur Hadland attended Thursday’s PRRD meeting. Hadland was one of the original directors to suggest development to the lookout site.Advertisementlast_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo GLENDALE, Ariz. – More shifting along the offensive line is ahead for the Arizona Cardinals.Left tackle D.J. Humphries will not play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. He’s missing his third straight game after hurting his right knee in the season opener.Humphries is inactive, as is guard Alex Boone, who’s dealing with a slight pectoral strain. And, of course guard Mike Iupati, placed on injured reserve Saturday, is out.center_img Top Stories All this means the Cardinals will use some sort of tackle/guard combination featuring John Wetzel and rookie Will Holden on the left side. Regardless of how they line up, it will be the third different starting five-man unit charged with protecting quarterback Carson Palmer in four games.The remaining inactives are quarterback Blaine Gabbert, running back D.J. Foster, defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche, wide receiver Chad Williams and cornerback Tramon Williams.With receivers John Brown and J.J. Nelson both available, that leaves Chad Williams as the odd man odd; while Tramon Williams will be in street clothes after dressing out and not playing a week ago.Nkemdiche (calf) had already been ruled out.For the 49ers, linebacker Reuben Foster (ankle), safety Eric Reid (knee) and linebacker Pita Taumoepenu (ankle) are out due to injury and among the team’s listed inactives.The others not in uniform for San Francisco are wide receiver Kendrick Bourne, offensive lineman Eric Magnuson, linebacker Mark Nzeocha and cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon 0 Comments   Share   last_img read more