Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow which we are allowed to dwell but not to use for anything except recreation."More recently, we have the Kensington Gold Mine, which spent years in federal courts. It took a 6-3 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009 to finally...
Thank you to UAS Alumni Spring Auction Donors, Bidders and Volunteers

...Barbara & Jerry Burnett, David & Keni Campbell, Chez Sante Massage Therapy, Coastal Helicopters, Coeur Alaska Kensington Gold Mine, Costco, JoAnne Craig, Crazy Wolf Studio, Curves, Cycle Alaska, Laraine Derr, Heather Dickerson, Jill Dumesnil...
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...fuel per year that must all be shipped in by barge during the summer and then trucked inland to the mine.The Kensington gold mine near Juneau is powered by diesel also, and has a huge fuel bill. Greens Creek has the benefit of being able to...
State | AK legislature
Gov. earmarks $35M for Juneau road

...figure that includes $30 million in federal pass-through funding) is enough to build enough road to reach the Kensington gold mine, which is a "very laudable goal to improve safety and access" for the people working at the mine, Munoz said...
Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...requires both cutting edge technology and persistence to cut through government red tape.Outside of Juneau, the Kensington gold mine was subject to 20 years of costly legal wrangling until the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009 enabled the mine to open...
Kensington mountain goat herds dying off

An Alaska Department of Fish and Game study has found that mountain goat populations at the Kensington Gold Mine dropped 45 percent between 2006 and 2011.The decline is most likely related to harsh winters, ADF&G wildlife biologist Kevin...
Local | Outdoors
UAS miner training program prompted by industry demand

...Southeast Alaska cohort of the University of Alaska Southeast class for high school seniors toured the Coeur Alaska Kensington Gold Mine.Students left their youth hostel well before dawn to board buses headed for the dock at Yankee Cove. After a...
State | Local
As mining booms in Southeast, so does mine training program

...about this class," Coeur Alaska community relations manager Jan Trigg told a student during a class visit to Kensington Gold Mine, north of the Juneau road system. "It's just opening a lot of doors for a lot of kids.""By golly, this...
State | Local
Mine slowdown dips Couer d'Alene production

...Kensington and Rochester in Nevada, both increased performance. "Our Rochester silver and gold mine in Nevada and our Kensington gold mine in Alaska continued to accelerate production rates during the quarter," said Mitchell Krebs, Coeur president...
Alaska National Guard Day Reunion Celebration

...sacrifice made by our local Guardsman.Corporate sponsors include American Legion Auke Bay Post #25, Coeur Alaska Kensington Gold Mine, Hecla Mining Company, Juneau Hydropower, Inc., Alaskan Brewing Co., Goldbelt and NC Machinery.Contact...


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