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KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...treatment facilities filtering water from the mine site and into the Unuk River, which flows into Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, may need to operate 200 years or more to prevent acid from draining into Southeast Alaska waters.British...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
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
Local | Outdoors
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...about 50 miles northwest of Hyder. It sits in the Canadian headwaters the Unuk, upriver from Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument. The KSM project calls for three large open pits, an underground mine and enormous dumps for billions of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/my-turn-alaska-officials-need-pay-att
Opinion
My Turn: Transboundary impacts on Southeast fishing

...KSM) gold-copper mine located in the headwaters of the Unuk River which flows into Southeast Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument. This mine plan calls for three large open pits, an underground mine, an enormous tailings dump and large waste...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-02/my-turn-transboundary-impacts-southea
Opinion
A new bat in town

...across most of Southeast Alaska, though 90 percent of the calls they detected were at Hugh Smith Lake in Misty Fjords National Monument, a place they'd like to do more research, Blejwas said.The Hoary Bat was detected using acoustic monitoring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-01/new-bat-town
Outdoors
Groups: BC's proposed KSM Mine 'looming train wreck' for Southeast

...to be operational for 52 years.The mine is proposed for a site on the Unuk River, which flows into the Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The Unuk River supports all five species of salmon, including a large number of kings. It's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-18/groups-bcs-proposed-ksm-mine-looming
Outdoors
Protecting vast Alaska-Canada border a daunting task

...to drive through Stewart to reach Hyder by road. The former silver mining town is surrounded by the rugged Misty Fjords National Monument. "The people just intermingle and it's more like a large community," said Hyder resident Mike Kraft...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112701/sta_border.shtml
News
Ketchikan mourns loss of Tlingit elder

...important to leave it behind, to teach them." Shea was born April 21, 1917, in Boca de Quadra within Misty Fjords National Monument and lived in Ketchikan and Saxman. Her Tlingit name was Taayei, which means "basket with the sun shining...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120403/sta_shea.shtml
News
2007 Year in Review: Alaska makes national and even global headlines this year

...C. as well as Anchorage. The first accident happened in late July when a sightseeing plane crashed in Misty Fjords National Monument. It killed the pilot, two sisters and their husbands on a side trip from an Alaska cruise. Less that two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123107/sta_20071231012.shtml
News
Five killed in Southeast plane crash

...shortly before 1:30 p.m. for a tour over Misty Fjords National Monument. It was reported missing after a Taquan dispatcher...killed in Tuesday's flight-seeing crash in Misty Fjords National Monument. State police said the pilot of the Taquan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072507/sta_20070725020.shtml
News

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