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American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...protections of salmon and eulachon rivers that flow from British Columbia and into Alaska. Southeast Alaskan fishermen, tourism...of Alaska, have been vocal in their concern about British Columbia's mining development plans, forming the United...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
KSM moves forward

...environmental effects when mitigation measures are taken into account.The project, known as the KSM, is in northwest British Columbia. It is northeast of Ketchikan and east of Wrangell.Brent Murphy of mine owner Seabridge Gold said the project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/ksm-moves-forward
State
The long road south

...in Juneau, was paralyzed in 2000 at the age of 17, when he over-rotated a backflip while skiing in Blackcomb, British Columbia. McBride and his fiancee, Schwan, an occupational therapist, are both advocates for disabled adventure travel...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/long-road-south
Outdoors
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...the project.The terminal is on Canadian soil, in British Columbia, but the land is leased to the state of Alaska...Jeremy Woodrow said.The port at Prince Rupert, British Columbia, is part of the Alaska Marine Highway System and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

Bill Bennett, British Columbia's minister of energy and mines...part to reassure Alaskans that British Columbia takes mine safety seriously. Bennett's...state of Alaska and province of British Columbia have long worked together on mining...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/empire-editorial-keep-pressure-transb
Opinion
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...governments, according to a British Columbia resource official."I'm...engage Alaska on northwest (British Columbia) mining projects and that's...need to do a better job," British Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Study: Warming West Coast will send fish northward

...the Pacific Ocean.Warm-water species such as thresher sharks and chub mackerel will become more prominent off British Columbia and in the Gulf of Alaska, the study predicted. Food webs and behavior patterns will shift there as southern species...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-11/study-warming-west-coast-will-send-fish
State
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...safeguards. Pebble will require a dam to hold back its toxic tailings lake. However, the Mount Polley dam failure in British Columbia, along with other dam failures in the United States and around the world, provide persuasive evidence that the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell, a British Columbia mine in the transboundary Unuk...license of occupation from the British Columbia government, which gives us...a damn about us over here. British Columbia is up for sale to the highest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-22/controversial-ksm-mine-gets-key-perm
Outdoors
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

British Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett thinks Alaskans do not understand B.C.'s mine permitting process. Bennett's theory...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-bc-mining-minister-gives-fals
Opinion

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