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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...Monday morning, sending toxic waste into a watershed that flows into Vancouver. The breach spurred some Southeast Alaskan fishermen and Alaska Native organizations to renew calls for more extensive environmental review of British Columbian mines...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Canada either conduct the more in-depth review Alaskan fishermen, Native groups, tour operators and organizations...across the Alaska/British Columbia border" - said Alaskan fisherman and tribal leaders ask that Kerry "act with urgency...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
Marie Martha Savikko

...In 1934, she moved to Washington to attend Seattle Business College and raised her family. In 1966, she married Alaskan fisherman, Hjalmar Savikko. That same year, they came to Douglas on the F/V White Eagle. After many seasons of fishing...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172096646
Choice: Import our seafood or grow it

...editorial "Offshore fish farming threats need research" on June 19, your editorial correctly pointed out that Alaskan fishermen are struggling to compete with fish farmers in other parts of the globe. Perhaps that is why aquaculture is already...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071905/let_20050719022.shtml
Opinion
Candadian miners or Alaskan fishermen?

...recognize that the real value of the Taku is its productive fisheries. Does the senator represent Canadian miners or Alaskan fishermen? Families of people who fish, build boats, construct nets, sell fuel, transport fish and provide other tools...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082201/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
AlaskaDigest

...interest thousands of out-of-state commercial fishermen who paid three times more for their annual permits than Alaskan fishermen. The ruling by Superior Court Judge Peter Michalski of Anchorage orders the state to pay plaintiffs in a 20-year-old...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090704/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Shooting ourselves in the foot

...ply those waters. It's called shooting ourselves in the foot. DEC has no right to risk the economic health of Alaskan fishermen and the health of our wild salmon and their worldwide reputation. Maryellen Oman Anchorage

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103005/let_20051030014.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Canadian mine poses threat to the Taku River watershed

...it's among the top five salmon producers in the state. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaskan fishermen catch more than 2 million fish from the Taku River annually, with a value of more than $10 million. The Taku is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112901/opE_mytuirn.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...concerns. I, too, was horrified to see farmed Atlantic salmon at the Fred Meyer store. We should be supporting our Alaskan fisherman who frequently put their lives on the line to bring us excellent wild caught salmon. Let's join Safeway/Carr's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011501/Ope_Word.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Premier Glen Clark's request, putting Canadian mining interests above those of Alaska's fishermen. As a lifelong Alaskan fisherman, I was glad Gov. Tony Knowles requested that the Tulsequah mine, just over the border in Canada on the Taku River...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051699/Ope_jordanltr.shtml

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