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My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain

...traditional songs from tribal members and words from guest speakers, including Iskut First Nation spokesperson Oscar Dennis and Mining Team Coordinator Jacinda Mack of Williams Lake, B.C. The Wrangell Cooperative Association welcomes all to attend the Aug...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-one-year-after-disaster-minin
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist...Outdoors section. The second came after the mining company sued and the BC Supreme Court...denial. In the debate over transboundary mining, those against mines along Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-24/empire-editorial-canada-can-say-no-mi
Opinion
Local mining initiative not viable

...initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes...from issuing a development permit when a mining activity could result in the digging and...affecting the exploration, development and mining of state mineral resources because the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-20/local-mining-initiative-not-viable
Local
Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...traced back to the transfer, he said."When you look at the significant role Alaska has played on the world scene ? in mining, gold, oil, polar exploration - the transfer of Alaska from Russia has continued to play a significant role in the world...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/sitka-makes-big-plans-150th-alaska-day
Local
Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

...initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes...from issuing a development permit when a mining activity could result in the digging and...affecting the exploration, development and mining of state mineral resources because the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initiati
State
Forest service, Sitka restore gold mining site in land swap

...land that was formerly the site of gold mining efforts in southeastern Alaska is growing...Service.Cleaning up about 100 years of mining on Chichagof Island near Sitka cost the...is an inholding that somebody had as a mining claim, and they did work up there, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/forest-service-sitka-restore-gold-minin
State
Greens Creek parent acquires Montana mining company

...Creek Mine has announced the acquisition of a silver-mining company with holdings in western Montana.In an email Monday, Hecla Mining Company announced its aquisition of Revett Mining Company. Revett had been developing the Rock Creek Project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/greens-creek-parent-acquires-montana-mi
Local
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat

...Transboundary Working Group, a coalition of 13 Southeast Alaska tribes, is working together to be a voice against transboundary mining and for Southeast's seafood-producing watersheds."The tribes decided the best way to handle this issue is to unite...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-13/talk-transboundary-mining-taku-tlingit-
Local
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...Southeast Alaskans concerned about Canada's mining boom decried the move, saying the authorization...all costs' approach is being applied to mining in transboundary watersheds in northern...disaster by ignoring the recommendations of mining experts who studied the dam failure and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/mount-polley-re-open-after-last-year
Outdoors
City museum opens new exhibit: Juneau's Changing Shoreline

...physical transformation of the coastline as human need and interest changed this region from a seasonal fish camp site to a mining town and then to the seat of state government, in the process adding acres of build-able flat land to the downtown footprint...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/city-museum-opens-new-exhibit-juneaus-cha
Art

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