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Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...Monday.The locations of the webcams include Misty Fjords National Monument in Southeast Alaska, where the plane operated...small geographic area. It can be beautiful in Misty Fjords National Monument but horrible just a few miles away in Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/crashes-brought-safety-steps-tourism-fl
State
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...of sightseeing planes.Federal documents reviewed Monday state that weather cameras had been installed at Misty Fjords National Monument, where a sightseeing plane crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard.The cameras were set up...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/crashes-alaska-brought-safety-steps-tou
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...most.Thumbs down to the unfriendly skies. On Thursday, a Promech Air flight out of Ketchikan crashed in Misty Fjords National Monument, killing all nine aboard. It was Alaska's deadliest air disaster in two years and a reminder that what...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-29/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

...disaster, said Clint Johnson, head of the board's Alaska office.The plane was on its way back from the Misty Fjords National Monument Johnson said. The terrain where the plane crashed is steep, mountainous, and often sees strong winds and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/investigators-alaska-site-plane-crash-k
State
9 killed when float plane crashes in Misty Fjords

...emergency locator transmitter activated in the Misty Fjords National Monument, and a helicopter pilot spotted the downed...tours of the more than 3,000-square-mile Misty Fjord National Monument in its floatplanes."Towering granite cliffs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/9-killed-when-plane-crashes-sightseeing
State
Recovery effort resumes after deadly plane crash

...DHC-3 Otter turboprop went down on Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The cause of the crash remains...tours of the more than 3,000-square-mile Misty Fjord National Monument in its floatplanes."Towering granite cliffs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/recovery-effort-resumes-after-deadly-al
State
British Columbia approves another gold mine upstream of Southeast Alaska

...Brucejack is within the watershed of the Unuk River, which flows southwest from British Columbia and into the Misty Fjords National Monument. This watershed is one also shared with the proposed Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell mine. Environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/british-columbia-approves-another-gold-
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Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) mine, at the headwaters of the Unuk River in British Columbia. The Unuk River flows into Misty Fjords National Monument just north of Ketchikan - an area where hundreds of commercial, sport and personal use fishermen rely on healthy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/letter-editor-pay-attention-dangerous
Opinion
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...Nass rivers, 19 miles from the Alaska border. The Unuk, which begins in Canada and flows into Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, supports all five species of salmon, as well as eulachon. The Nass is British Columbia's third largest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/public-comment-period-opens-ksm-mine
Outdoors
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...located in northwest B.C., Canada, it sits at the headwaters of the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The river supports all five species of salmon, as well as hooligan.That's why 40 organizations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
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