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On Writing: Editorial horrors

...that this style of mine, the dazzling prose, the sometimes lyrical, sometimes pugnacious stylistic panache, is mine and mine alone, and, reader, I hate to disillusion you. But, truth to tell, I have help.I have at home, reading and reviewing...
Lt. Gov outlines state stake in mine issues

...permitting of mines in order to protect Alaska's interests.Mallott said he invited the province's minister of energy and mines, Bill Bennett, to visit Alaska. In an interview with The Associated Press, Bennett said he would like to take Mallott...
Living & Growing: 303 steps away

There are 303 steps between my grandmother's front door and mine (I counted one day). When I arrived at her house, she was out running errands or I would have been invited in and offered a...
Mom, daughter gardening side-by-side 1925 and was raised on a farm in Saltville, Virginia, a small town in the Appalachians known for its salt marshes and mines. She and her seven siblings milked cows and worked in corn and tobacco fields almost every day."If it rained, we...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...conservation groups signed the letter. Just days after the Panel released its report, B.C.'s Ministry of Energy and Mines issued an "interim operating" permit for a wet-tailings facility at the Red Chris mine in northwestern B.C., in...
Juneau powerless in bill

...states that AEL&P believes there is no need for additional electricity in Juneau and it is questionable if cruise ships and mines will be able to use the energy if it becomes available.The letter also states the Sweetheart project could raise AEL...
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Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

In the spirit of furthering the "important dialogue" that British Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett encourages Alaskans to have with the B.C. government and mining interests, I am curious to get a better understanding...
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...governments that are in thrall to them.The mega mining corporations and Bill Bennett, B.C.'s Minister of Energy and Mines, have proven their commitment to talking pretty, but have shown little regard for acting responsibly. If Canada cares...
My turn: Mine development in British Columbia raises concerns

...for your readers. Last week the Empire responded to a litany of outrageous claims from B.C.'s Minister of Energy and Mines, Bill Bennett, about the Mount Polley mine tailings dam failure and development in the transboundary region. Bennett's...
My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

A recent editorial in the Juneau Empire by British Columbia Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett is a slap in the face to we Alaskans who derive our livelihoods from healthy fisheries. For months now...


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