My Turn: Minister Bennett's words carry little weight for Alaskans

...tailings dam illuminated a host of design flaws that ultimately sent 6.6 billion gallons of toxic sludge into a tributary of the Fraser River, one of Canada's most important salmon producers. The report said B.C. was using 100-year-old technology to...
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...
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...
Rainy Day Reads: What makes women dangerous?

...let their kids put them in retirement homes. And there was a feisty Jewess who pulled one over on Diana Gabaldon's Jamie Fraser. She had other people do her fighting, but hey, beggars can't be choosers with this anthology, which I felt really dropped...
UAA runners place in top eight at national meet

...Region behind Great Northwest Athletics Conference's Simon Fraser (7th, 225 points).Winning the men's team crown was Adams...1997 before the formation of the GNAC.Brit Townsend of Simon Fraser was named GNAC Women's Team Coach of the Year.
Photo: Social media update

Liah Fraser poses in sandels for Laurel Messerschmidt as they take pictures to update Shoefly's Facebook page on Monday.
Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

...enormous Mount Polley Mine tailings dam failed Aug. 4, spilling millions of gallons of potentially toxic material into the Fraser River watershed. Even before that dam's collapse, Alaskans had been alarmed about the progress of a series of mammoth mines...
Today in sports history

...Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship.1959 - Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Open...Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship. 1959 - Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Open...
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...neighboring governments, he said.The Aug. 4 tailings dam failure at the Mount Polley copper mine in British Columbia's Fraser River drainage has caused the public to make incorrect assumptions about the province's environmental requirements, Bennett...
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Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...development in Northwest (British Columbia)."The recent catastrophic failure of the Mount Polley Mine tailings dam near the Fraser River in British Columbia presents clear evidence that transboundary mining is worthy of the International Joint Commission...


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