Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations Pate, the former general manager of Platinum Creek Mine, pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Clean Water Act and filing false reports, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Pate, 63, of Spokane, Washington, was general manager...
What's happening this week

...Cunning Little Vixen," 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, Thunder Mountain High School. An opera in three acts by Leo? Janacek, with an orchestral reduction by William Todd Hunt. Performed in Czech with English supertitles. Starring...
Board of Forestry to meet March 23-24

...2016 budgets, the Southeast State Forest Management Plan, a petition to list Alaska yellow cedar under the Endangered Species Act, and other business.Both events will be in the 2nd floor conference room of the Department of Environmental Conservation...
Capitol hosts controversial Medicaid speaker

...make good decisions for all of Alaskans."Currently, 28 states and the District of Columbia have accepted Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion. During her presentation, Christie Herrera focused on past Medicaid expansion failures in other states...
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JDHS drama takes state

...breathe like other people. How crazy is that? Storytelling from another person's perspective."The students are inspired to act for a number of reasons, the performances they've watched that moved them and the fun of being on stage and eliciting those...
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...provides a detailed breakdown of discriminatory incidents around matches, pinpointing 72 displays of neo-Nazi symbols, 22 acts against people from the Caucasus region, which includes Dagestan and Chechnya, and five occasions of abuse against black people...
My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

...C. every decade if no changes are made. These disasters could taint the Taku, Stikine and Unuk unless the State Department acts soon.Bennett's article tries to defend his decision to allow the Red Chris mine to begin operations within days of the Mount...
Ship's chief engineer pleads guilty to pollution charge

...pollution oversight records to the U.S. Coast Guard - a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.Nicolas pleaded guilty in Alaska earlier this month to a Clean Water Act violation, as did the German-based company AML Ship Management GMBH...
The unexpected winter

...prepping our snowmachines, or bundling up for an adventure deep in the Alaskan snow. That preparation is usually the first act of a movie that climaxes when we hit the powder, see the sunrise over snow-covered peaks or open the throttle on a wide-open...
Small company defends Dish Network deal that earned credits

...revenue is counted when determining small-business status, under rules established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.The auction maneuvers have been slammed by critics, including Dish's competitors, which have complained to the...


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