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My Turn: Red Chris mine poses great risk

...Metals, the same company responsible for last year's Mount Polley mine tailings dam failure in B.C.'s salmon-rich Fraser River watershed, gained a final operating permit for a similarly designed, much larger copper-gold mine called Red Chris...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-red-chris-mine-poses-great-ri
Opinion
IS group loses key town on the Turkish border

...loss marks the beginning of Daesh's defeat in Syria," he said.___Associated Press writers Lefteris Pitarakis and Berza Simsek in Akcakale, Turkey, Suzan Fraser in Ankara and Nedra Pickler in Washington contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/group-loses-key-town-turkish-border
Not For Web
Marine mammal guide aims to make identification easy

Off the Hawaiian coast, a spray of water might catch an onlooker's eye. It might be a Fraser's dolphin, or is it a short-beaked common dolphin? The answer can be found in the latest field guide available from the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/marine-mammal-guide-aims-make-identi
Outdoors
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...progress" when the dam broke, the report said.The dam breach released billions of gallons of water and tailings into the Fraser River watershed, which is an important salmon river flowing past Vancouver.The dam failure at Mount Polley, and the problems...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/mount-polley-report-two-dams-expecte
Outdoors
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...children. Then in 1858 he heard about gold being discovered on the Fraser River in British Columbia. He scooped up his family, jumped...same time he became rich several times over and was part of the Fraser River gold rush, Stikine River gold rush, Big Bend gold rush...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/story-william-moore-and-his-gold-fe
Neighbors
Celebrating clean water

...dam breach on August 4 of last year.(The dam breached in the Quesnel Lake watershed, which flows into the Fraser River. The Fraser River empties into the ocean near Vancouver. Imperial Metals, the company that owns Mount Polley, this year...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/celebrating-clean-water
Art
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...more transparent. Ten million cubic meters of toxic water and 4.5 million cubic meters of fine toxic tailings polluted the Fraser River watershed. For the first time ever, many of the First Nation Secwepemc people didn't fish for salmon.The best scam...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/beaten-path-transboundary-mining-eff
Outdoors
Vandals attack selfie-taking prince Ottoman statue

...press charges against those who supported the attack on social media under laws against praising a criminal act.___Suzan Fraser in Ankara contributed to this report.___Follow on Twitter: Desmond Butler at https://twitter.com/desmondbutler

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/vandals-attack-selfie-taking-prince-o
Not For Web
Seawolves are champs on the track (and field)

...four-time champion Western Washington (136) by six points. Simon Fraser - seeded at No. 2 - finished third with 95 points. On the...Duhamel of Central Washington and Lindsey Butterworth of Simon Fraser. Anders was also named the meet's Most Outstanding Female...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-22/seawolves-are-champs-track-and-field
Sports
JDHS girls eye return to state

...senior mid/defender (24); Yana Warner, senior defender/mid (25); Keely Ewing, junior goal keeper (1); Wenshi Fraser, junior mid (3); Meranda Frenzel, junior defender/mid (4); Briana Sievenpiper, junior defender/mid (8); Kallen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-03/jdhs-girls-eye-return-state
Sports

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