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British Columbia approves another gold mine upstream of Southeast Alaska

...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, fishing and Native...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/british-columbia-approves-another-gold-
State
Yax te totem begins life anew

...first in a totem park in the Auke Bay Area. The totem, he said, is known by several different stories.According to "Monuments in Cedar," by Edward L. Keithahn, the Yax te crest came to the Auk Tlingit this way:"In the remote past, remembered...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/yax-t%C3%A9-totem-begins-life-anew
Outdoors
Don Young wary of national monuments

...administration wants to designate national monuments to halt development. Young said in...region could be declared a national monument to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. Another possible national monument designation is Teshekpuk Lake on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022310/reg_566536962.shtml
Regional News
My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...understand what Chennault might be thinking, I looked into the Utah land bill. Like theirs, his bill excludes national parks, monuments, historic sites and military bases. But Chennault is a little greedier. He wants designated wilderness areas that aren't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/moniak-column-folly-chenaults-federal
Opinion
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska in 2014

...national parks in remote northwest Alaska - Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National Park and Noatak National Preserve, the Alaska...an area larger than Idaho - in 15 national parks, preserves and monuments.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...fellow Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan also have introduced legislation that would bar executive action designating national monuments on federal lands and waters without the approval of Congress and the legislatures of the affected states.State lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/murkowski-pushes-back-federal-governmen
State | AK legislature
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...national parks in remote northwest Alaska - Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National Park and Noatak National Preserve, the Alaska...state has 84,375 square miles in 15 national parks, preserves and monuments.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations to change

...determinations from residents of national park and national monument resident zone communities, or those who already hold a Section...lands include national wildlife refuges; national parks, monuments and preserves; national forests; national wild and scenic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/federal-subsistence-hunting-and-trap
Outdoors
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...efforts for its struggling economy through the Organized Village of Kake's solar power project and renovation of historic monuments. Electricity in the isolated village has been a big problem for residents trying to manage the high cost of living."I've...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/big-pricetag-kakes-energy-intertie
Local
Empire Editorial: Two hundred years of peace between America and Canada

...the Dawson News telegram 100 years ago, "Let Alaska-Yukon influence be exerted constantly toward the end that the 5,000-mile American-Canadian boundary shall remain unfortified as a monument to enlightened ... civilization."

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-19/empire-editorial-two-hundred-years-pe
Opinion

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