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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...marveled at the stories their Inuit companions told them of their ancient nomadic life. Until the 1960s, when the Canadian government encouraged them to live in established villages, they lived in igloos.The income from polar bear hunts became...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...for Rivers without Borders. But, he added, the Canadian government has no obligation to listen to Alaskan concerns...Alaska Department of Fish and Game has provided the Canadian government with recommendations on how to best protect salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...you call it environmental protection," he said. "It definitely has implications for other mines. The (Canadian) government needs to look right across the problem and examine everything from ground zero.""This is a horrible thing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
Author to speak on sacred headwaters, threatened salmon

...while some is of great concern," he said.Fishermen, hunters, First Nations, and others are encouraging the Canadian government to set aside the sacred headwaters and protect them from development, he said.This struggle, said event organizers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/author-speak-sacred-headwaters-threaten
Local
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...tasked with studying the mine's environmental impact should forward its recommendation on to the B.C. and Canadian governments by May. The working group includes three representatives from the Alaska state government. The mine must go through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...C. Five are located in salmon-producing watersheds that flow into Southeast Alaska. The B.C. and federal Canadian governments are aggressively promoting these regulations by relaxing environmental regulations and offering multimillion-dollar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/my-turn-alaska-officials-need-pay-att
Opinion
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...to challenge however is the Canadian government's official contention that...archipelagic baseline.The Canadian government will almost certainly beg...undertaken with the consent of the Canadian government (without prejudice though...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion
Wildlife trial turns focus to sheep horn smuggling

...not take the horns back with him to Haines in the first place was because the hunt was over the weekend, and the Canadian government's Fish and Game office was closed. Collins also pointed out that both hunters took shots at the sheep, in reference...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-31/wildlife-trial-turns-focus-sheep-horn-s
Local
Beyond timber: Hydroelectric project would potentially power 77,000 homes

...continue to the BC Hydro Stewart substation. Obtaining the Presidential permit and corresponding permits from the Canadian government are major steps toward making the transmission line a reality, Grimm said.The exact route of the transmission...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-21/beyond-timber-hydroelectric-project-wou
State
Hunsaker's 'North End of the World'

...argument can be made that Curtis' film helped the Kwakwaka'wakw keep a hold on their traditions at a time when the Canadian government was forbidding them from practicing them under the Potlatch Prohibition law of 1884 and other measures. The film was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-01-10/hunsakers-north-end-world
Art

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