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Group seeks to restore crippled creek

FAIRBANKS - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed to support its operations.Now a conservation group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/group-seeks-restore-crippled-creek
State
Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiative

...from the Legislature for any large-scale metallic sulfide mining operation within the watershed of the Bristol Bay Fisheries...state. Although the initiative is focused on large-scaling mining in the Bristol Bay fisheries reserve, its scope could be expanded...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/questions-raised-about-bristol-bay-mine
State
SEACC hosting educational hike on new Canadian mining efforts near Herbert Glacier

...Glacier from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 23. The walk will highlight two Canadian mining companies' current exploration of a gold mining claim in that area."Since the Herbert Glacier and Windfall Lake trails are among the most highly...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/seacc-hosting-educational-hike-new-c
Outdoors
James Louis Devon

...the organization. He had a great interest in past and current mining in the Juneau-Douglas area but particularly in the Treadwell...requests that contributions be made to assist in preserving mining history through the Treadwell Historic Preservation & Restoration...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172350910
River data gathered as safeguard against mining

...as a safeguard against possible uranium mining.The Center for Water Advocacy is working...checkpoint to protest the idea of uranium mining.Hal Shepherd, director of the water-advocacy...water rights, then the state or the other mining companies can just use our water and probably...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/river-data-gathered-safeguard-against-m
State
Peterson Lake Trail sees continued improvements

...mile, up to the scenic waterfall overlook.Trail Mix Inc. crews have also maintained the path's historic character as a mining trail. In addition to the gravel pathway, as part of the U.S. Forest Service's agreement with the State Historic Preservation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/peterson-lake-trail-sees-continued-i
Outdoors
5 things to watch in Alaska's general election

...along with ballot measures on a minimum wage increase and requiring legislative approval for a large-scale metallic sulfide mining operation in the Bristol Bay region, were supposed to have been on the primary ballot. But the state Legislature went into...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/5-things-watch-alaskas-general-election
State
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...broken bridge now is met with boulders and stumps washed by storms and beyond is a land where one should fear to tread.To the Mining Trail Hill in which slides have buffeted and cut the zigzag climb.Down to the wicked Red Mill Trail to the Glory Hole.Its...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports
Begich advocates the Alaskan way in Sitka

...at the luncheon was the protection of Alaskan fisheries. He spoke to the Juneau Empire recently about the dangers open-pit mining in British Columbia pose to southeast Alaska in light of the Mount Polley tailings dam breach one month ago. Southeast Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/begich-advocates-alaskan-way-sitka
Local
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...Anchorage as the postmaster in Kiana, Alaska; another was manager of a hotel in Valdez. One agent candidate worked for a tin-mining company at Lost River on the Seward Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-stay-behind-agents
State

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