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Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...general merchandise to Juneau. And I wouldn't expect a flood of tourist-driven RVs either.So aside from some Kensington Mine workers who may drive a quarter of the road back and forth to town, the only other highway purpose seems to be seasonal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/opinion-measuring-roads-value-without
Opinion
Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

...to store the device at Coastal Helicopters so it's available to Juneau Mountain Rescue, Eaglecrest Ski Patrol, Kensington Mine, or whoever needs it.In Juneau, rescuers look for two kinds of signals: an avalanche beacon, also called a transceiver...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/faster-safer-avalanche-rescue-work
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

...budget to extend a road through Berners Bay to the Kensington Mine. From there, the state claims it plans to use around...and that a road would greatly aid production for the Kensington Mine and help develop new mining claims. I understand...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/beaten-path-future-berners-bay-and-e
Outdoors
Sullivan: State must unplug resources tap

...Senator Murkowski & Congressman Young, Begich successfully fought federal agencies to expand work at Greens Creek and Kensington mines, used his clout to help deliver three new Fast Response Cutters for the Coast Guard in Southeast and helped secure...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-21/sullivan-state-must-unplug-resources-ta
Local | AK legislature
Alaska mining industry a gold nugget in state's economy

...Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Forest Service to green-light mining projects. From the Greens Creek and Kensington mines in Southeast to Fairbanks' Fort Knox to Red Dog in the Kotzebue region, Alaska's mines are thriving and provide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-19/alaska-mining-industry-gold-nugget-st
Opinion
Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

...people leaving Alaska's prison system.Partnerships with privately owned operations like the Greens Creek and Kensington mines allows the department to reach the most people, she said."But our biggest partner is you," Blumer said, addressing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-07/blumer-lng-project-would-boost-alaska-j
Local
Kensington 3Q production up 25 percent

Gold production at the Kensington Mine increased 25 percent in three...Jualin area located south of the Kensington mine. "The Jualin area has potential...will continue in the area. The Kensington Mine has produced 77,417 ounces...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-07/kensington-3q-production-25-percent
State | Local
State releases economic forecast

...new mines are slated to open this year. Most of the recent increase in Southeast mining jobs is attributed to the Kensington Mine.An extra 100 jobs in Southeast's leisure and hospitality industry are expected. An expected 100 new transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/state-releases-economic-forecast
State
Kensington mountain goat herds dying off

...population dropped from about 1,130 goats in 2006 to about 600 in 2010, White said. This consistency suggests the Kensington Mine goats' struggles are probably related to weather, rather than development, White said. "Three particularly severe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-03/kensington-mountain-goat-herds-dying
Local | Outdoors
Kensington 3Q production increases

The Kensington Mine produced 29,049 ounces of gold during...The 2013 production outlook for the Kensington Mine is 108,000 to 112,000 ounces of...quarter, gold grade was up slightly. Kensington Mine milled 147,427 tons, up from 127...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-11/kensington-3q-production-increases
Local

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