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Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...about 200 miles to northwestern Alaska's Ambler Mining District will displace only a small...quantities of lichen, he said.The proposed Ambler road has been the subject of fierce debate...run from the Dalton Highway west to the Ambler Mining District, site of rich copper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/little-impact-ambler-road-caribou
State
Letter: Ambler road study one piece of the puzzle

...Kyle Joly pointed out in a story on the proposed Ambler road ("Little impact on Ambler road caribou" - published Dec. 15) a recent...valuable information to the overall analysis of the Ambler road proposal, it truly is only one piece of...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-18/letter-ambler-road-study-one-piece-pu
Letters
State plans meetings on Ambler road despite village objections

...an Alaska village are boycotting two days of meetings being conducted by a state agency to discuss a 220-mile road to the Ambler Mining District.Second Chief PJ Simon said community members did not believe their sentiments were adequately taken into account...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/state-plans-meetings-ambler-road-despit
State
Talks progress on 220-mile Ambler road

...the Northwest Arctic Borough.The Alaska Legislature appropriated $8.5 million to study the environmental effects of the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road. The Alaska Industrial Development and Exporting Authority is starting work on the permit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/talks-progress-220-mile-ambler-road
State
Feds to test arctic village of Ambler for presence of asbestos

...investigators plan to test the air in the northwest Arctic village of Ambler in mid-August because spots in the village are tainted with...there's a health risk from the asbestos, which is found in Ambler in a less-potent form called chrysotile, said Tom Bolen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073105/loc_20050731011.shtml
News
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The Ambler road. The Juneau road. The Knik Arm bridge. The Susitna Dam...because of the project's $5 billion price tag.The proposed Ambler road would stretch 200 miles west from the Dalton Highway...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/alaska-editorial-dwindling-appetite-m
Opinion
Pass a full years budget

...legislators to expand Medicaid now. And urge them to stop all spending on mega-projects. Many of these projects, like the Ambler Road, are very controversial, not supported by the public and a waste of taxpayers' money.Ron YarnellFairbanks

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-24/pass-full-years-budget
Letters
Snowmobiler charged in doctor's death

ANCHORAGE - A 20-year-old Ambler man was charged with second-degree murder in the collision death of an Anchorage doctor whose dog sled was rammed by the man's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021609/reg_388380452.shtml
Arctic policy commission submits report

...Other suggestions in the report include basing more fishing vessels in Alaska, additional exploration and development in the Ambler mining district, more work mapping the Arctic, and better communication.The 26-member commission, which includes 10 legislators...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/arctic-policy-commission-submits-report
State | AK legislature
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...tribe manager for the Native Village of Ambler, "not even the elders, we learned it...surveys and inventories collected by the Ambler community and the Alaska Department of...service spokesman Mike Litterst.For Ambler, Commack said, the traditions recorded...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State

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