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What's out there for the kids?

...eggs, went to the pool, and walked the Airport Dike Trail.That day at Crystal Lake, Coeur Alaska, Inc.'s Kensington Mine environmental coordinator Pete Strow also showed the kids how to measure the water quality - pH, turbidity, and temperature...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors

...watershed was a prevalent topic, while focusing on the potential dangers facing the Stikine and Taku rivers since the Red Chris Mine opened in the transboundary Stikine River watershed.Jacinda Mack from Xat'sull First Nation in British Columbia, Canada...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-31
Local
My Turn: UAS offers good education close to home

...at least not at first. Many students enroll in career education to become a certified nurse aide, fisheries technician, or mine mechanic. UAS offers workforce programs as part of its mission, preparing graduates for high-demand careers that pay well...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-30/my-turn-uas-offers-good-education-clo
Opinion
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...organizations."This is great news for fishing families like mine, tourism businesses, and all who are working to create diverse...transmission lines to lower energy costs, roads to critical mineral mines ... very difficult now. It's frustrating, I'm sure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...and of Energy and Mines have for the second...pit copper and gold mine in the Skeena River...Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett.The...commenting on the mine. A press release...operating the Morrison mine in compliance with...issue of transboundary mines - mines located in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/bc-skeena-watershed-mine-improve-des
Outdoors
Mallott to host provincial official on trans-boundary issues

JUNEAU - British Columbia's minister of energy and mines is expected to visit Alaska next month at the invitation...involvement with environmental reviews and permitting of mines across the border to protect Alaska's interests.Richardson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/mallott-host-provincial-official-trans-
State
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...commonly regard themselves as the pinnacle of sport fishing's hierarchy. One of them literally sneered at a treble hook of mine. "Eewww!" But it's all relative. For fish snobbery, fly fishers don't hold a candle to Alaska Natives who have had...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/putting-fish-part-iii-fishing-options
Art
My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain

...were to give way at Red Chris Mine, an entire community will be...again be whole. The Red Chris Mine is located on the Iskut River...larger operation than its sister mine, and it has tailings that are...to be vocal. Transboundary mines are not only an issue for those...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-one-year-after-disaster-minin
Opinion
Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour

...and helmets, linked together for their slow-motion, chorus-line finish."This is your yellow jersey as much as it is mine," Froome said.Their powerful riding, chasing rivals in the mountains and protecting Froome on flats, was vital. So, too...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-27/chris-froome-wins-2nd-tour
Not For Web
Artist's marine debris headed to US Capitol

...tons of trash in the past 10 years."Most of it is single-use water bottles," Dillard said. "Which is a big pet peeve of mine."Dillard says she hopes her designs will send a bigger message about society's wastefulness."I want them to think about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/artists-marine-debris-headed-us-capitol
State

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