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My Turn: Mines need to pay their fair share

...First, mining companies get a tax holiday for the first 3.5 years of a mine's operation. In the Interior, the Illinois Creek Mine went bankrupt within two years of operation, so Alaska never collected royalties or any mining taxes from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052003/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Alaska tops EPA's list for toxic chemical releases

...The Greens Creek mine near Juneau ranked second, with 42.5 million pounds of toxic chemical releases. And the Illinois Creek mine, 300 miles north of Anchorage, released 28 million pounds, ranking it third, according to the Anchorage Daily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062504/sta_chemicals.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Fairbanks is Alaska's largest gold producer and there was continued gold production from the Nixon Fork Mine, the Illinois Creek Mine and several dozen placer mines around the state through 1998. The Juneau-based Sealaska Corp. began production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Biz_mining.shtml
State and local briefly

...trawler Mekhanik Bryzgalin after it was spotted in the Bering Sea. Gold mine gets new operator ANCHORAGE - The bankrupt Illinois Creek gold mine has been leased to the Alaska subsidiary of a Canadian mining company. Viceroy Alaska, a subsidiary of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092399/Loc_briefs.html
Local
CIRI: Diversified investments

...from Anaconda Minerals in the early 1980s. One gold project has been developed in CIRI-owned mining claims - the Illinois Creek Mine in western Interior Alaska. Mining is temporarily suspended due to low gold prices, however. CIRI is the only...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011899/Loc_ciri.html
Local
Mining industry holds its own

...Fairbanks is Alaska's largest gold producer and there was continued gold production from the Nixon Fork Mine, the Illinois Creek Mine and several dozen placer mines around the state through 1998. The Juneau-based Sealaska Corp. began production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Biz_mining.html
Business
State and local briefly

...takeover of the financially troubled Illinois Creek Mine, about 60 miles southwest...sought to reclaim the property. Illinois Creek shut down after the 1997 summer...silver remain in the ground at Illinois Creek. But those estimates of economically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062299/Loc_lbriefs.html
Local
Prices slow the search for gold

...said. When gold was going for about $375 an ounce in 1996, Dakota Mining started pouring $40 million into the Illinois Creek Mine near Galena, said Steve Hartung, the court-appointed receiver of the mine when it went bankrupt in late 1998...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080399/Biz_gold.html
Business
Mining industry worth $1.12 billion in '99

...industry was valued at $1.16 billion. The industry in 1999 provided almost 3,200 jobs, the agency said. The Illinois Creek open pit and Nixon Fork underground gold mines were put on care and maintenance status. The loss of gold production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110700/Biz_Mining.html
Business
My Turn: Alaska mining benefits from political stability

...outside Fairbanks continue to set new production records and in 2001 together they produced 411,000 ounces of gold. Illinois Creek, located southwest of Galena, continues to produce as the mine approaches final reclamation. During 2002 Usibelli...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063002/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion

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