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Misty Fjords tourism, floatplanes scrutinized

...tourists visiting Rudyerd Bay in Misty Fjords National Monument is under scrutiny...boat miles east of Ketchikan, Misty Fjords became a 2.3-million-acre...airplane noise or boat traffic in Misty Fjords. Eric Hummel, director of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081699/Loc_fjords.html
Local
Have a Safe trip

...Juneau's Centennial Hall, pilot Howard Shepherd flew over Misty Fjords. "Costs a lot less than $6 a gallon for av-gas...aviation, Christine Klein. "My sister was in a crash in Misty Fjords in '83," said Klein, who is from Southeast. "So...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040209/loc_424443384.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: One dead in flight-seeing plane crash 8/6/98

...a float plane crashed during a flightseeing trip in Misty Fjords National Monument, about 40 miles east of here. The...afternoon, midway between lower Ella Lake and saltwater in Misty Fjords, authorities said. The name of the fatality was being...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080698/crash.html
Finding a way to thrive

...to die within the year - Cadle considers herself to be healthy overall. Recently she took a nine-day kayak trip in Misty Fjords National Park."I went from someone who was told I shouldn't hike or kayak or fly without special equipment because...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/finding-way-thrive
Local
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...

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

...Unuk and 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/public-comment-period-opens-ksm-mine
Outdoors
Ketchikan students learn sea skills

...returning April 27.Collins said multi-day maritime trips were common in the 1980s, and he has taken students to Misty Fjords National Monument, but this was the first to Petersburg.It was the first multi-day trip for Landwehr as well...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/ketchikan-students-learn-sea-skills
State
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Water 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

...quality and fish habitat. As a former commercial fisherman in Southeast Alaska and member of the group formed to protect Misty Fjords, I am familiar with how important these rivers are to Alaska. The track record of mining in B.C. and, now, the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-no-guarantees-ksm-mine
Opinion
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...mine site is 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...

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