The Vancouver Scrum

On the move!

Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.

Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace with in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.

Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at!

—Ian King, December 13, 2004

Friday, September 13, 2002

Vancouver Courier scribbler Allen Garr reports on the Non-Partisan-Association dominated Vancouver School Board's attempt ot hedge against a possible drubbing in this November's civic election.

The board is attempting to reach beyond the grave of possible electoral defeat nine weeks from now and appoint a new school superintendent. Yowch! So, they can leave their successors with a replacement who might well be hand-picked to antagonize the future board. I hope that I'm not the only one who smells something funny.

Advice: Appoint an interim replacement and let the new board do the hiring one they're sworn in in about two-and-a-half months.
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