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Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

...Welling and freshman Erin Wallace took the Juneau Invitational High School Cross Country meet by storm on Saturday on the Treadwell Mine Trails, winning the girls race in 19 minutes 49.63 seconds and 19 minutes 54.53 seconds, respectively, and Juneau-Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-31/runners-blister-treadwell-trails-capit
Sports
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

A search of the area's abandoned mines failed to turn up any sign of a missing hiker who was last seen...short cut ... Nothing."Weed, who is familiar with the old mines of Juneau and is writing a book on the subject, said they are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/no-sign-missing-hiker-area-mines
Local
My Turn: Waiting to hear from Parnell on transboundary mines

...for action on transboundary mines," I too see a huge threat from these mines to our sustainable way of life...Southeast Alaska. The Mount Polley Mine tailings dam breach two weeks...rivers given that the proposed mines on the Unuk and Stikine are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-21/my-turn-waiting-hear-parnell-transbou
Opinion
Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...with plans for a new rare-earth metals mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince of...officials, including concerns about the mine's environmental impact in light of the...past month. The breach at the Mt. Polley Mine spilled millions of gallons of waste into...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
State
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...potential impacts of the mine.Alaskans can provide...comment on proposed BC mines, said Chris Zimmer...the proposed Pebble Mine has been reviewed...he said. And all mines pose a serious risk...the proposed Pebble Mine, these proposed BC mines pose serious risks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...treat the water flowing over the mine site and into the Unuk River...least for 200 years after the mine's closure, is estimated at...with Canada and BC on other mines in transboundary watersheds...requested within 60 days of a mine's application being received...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
My Turn: Presidential giveaway is outrageous

...apartment, for a month. The rent was easily earned in about one day's work for $2.50 per hour at the flour mill or the salt mine. Compare that with the effort today for a student to pay for student rent of several hundred dollars at the state minimum wage...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-29/my-turn
Opinion
My Turn: It's your state, Alaskans. Protect it.

...800 acres of wetland. A mine of this size has never...and smaller open-pit mines have never operated without...makes it clear that a mine of this size (almost...the owner of the Pebble Mine, is a Canadian company...ship the resources it mines overseas. It will exploit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-27/my-turn-its-your-state-alaskans-prote
Opinion
Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

...development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.The proposal...would bar the type of development that the mine's owner, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd...the Alaska Dispatch News reported.But mine opponents said the project, near the headwaters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/hundreds-attend-hearing-alaska-mine-pro
State
Body of Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

...wife of a U.S. Marine has been found deep in an abandoned mine shaft in Southern California, where her husband had been stationed...The remains of Erin Corwin were found Saturday 140 feet down a mine shaft on federal land near Twentynine Palms after authorities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/body-marines-missing-wife-found-mine-sh
State

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