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Free guided hikes Jan. 1 in parks in all 50 states

...coming Jan. 1, a cross-country ski outing is planned out of Independence Mine State Historical Park, a former gold mining site, according to Bill Kiger, interpretation and education manager for Alaska State Parks."We want to start the year...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/free-guided-hikes-jan-1-parks-all-50
Outdoors
Canadian firm plans gold mine near Cook Inlet

KENAI - A Canadian company is planning to develop a mining site near Lake Iliamna that is believed to contain the largest gold deposit in North America. "It is world class," said Bruce Jenkins...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033004/sta_goldmine.shtml
News
Company eyes mine

...million, low-interest loan. That money would be matched by Abacus Minerals to further exploration of the Niblack mining site on Prince of Wales Island. ``We're just getting the ball rolling here,'' said Steve Todoruk, president of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071399/Loc_ketchmine.html
Local
Taku River fishery must be protected

...Atlin, British Columbia, and efforts to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine in B.C. along with a mine access road. The mining site is located on the Tulsequah River, immediately upstream from the B.C. border with southeast Alaska in the Taku drainage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032801/Ope_MyTurn.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...million, low-interest loan. That money would be matched by Abacus Minerals to further exploration of the Niblack mining site on Prince of Wales Island. ``We're just getting the ball rolling here,'' said Steve Todoruk, president of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071399/Loc_ketchmine.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Atlin, British Columbia, and efforts to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine in B.C. along with a mine access road. The mining site is located on the Tulsequah River, immediately upstream from the B.C. border with southeast Alaska in the Taku drainage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032801/Ope_MyTurn.shtml
2 survive plane crash near Ketchikan

...could not presume to say whether the injuries were life threatening or not.The survivors were flying from Niblack, a mining site on southeast Prince of Wales Island about 27 miles away from Ketchikan, to Ketchikan, and they crashed en route...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-03-13/2-survive-plane-crash-near-ketchikan
Local
State scales back access road project

...The pioneer road would extend from the end of the existing road at Cascade Point to the Jualin Mine Road, a former mining site currently being leased by mine operator Coeur Alaska to house the Kensington Mine's mill. The Department of Transportation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112306/loc_20061123001.shtml
News
Old contaminated mine proposed for Superfund list

...Marcy said. The intertidal area needing cleanup is about 25 acres. An assessment also will be conducted of the mining site and the open mine shaft, the dilapidated mining building, an open glory hole and an open mine shaft, which Marcy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092709/sta_497944091.shtml
Empire editorial: Kensington mine project: a good fit for Alaska's future

...neighboring streams will not be affected. The timber at the mining site has little commercial value and would remain standing. The mining site will be nearly invisible from the water. A complete...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081802/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion

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