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State, Yukon to study economic corridor

...communities," Department of Commerce Commissioner Susan Bell said in a statement. A proposed hydroelectric project in the Portland Canal near Hyder-Stewart would likely benefit from a report supporting the so-called economic corridor between Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-13/state-yukon-study-economic-corridor
State
Beyond timber: Hydroelectric project would potentially power 77,000 homes

...applied for a Presidential permit to construct the 12-mile long line that would originate at the Soule River in the Portland Canal near Hyder and continue to the BC Hydro Stewart substation. Obtaining the Presidential permit and corresponding permits...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-21/beyond-timber-hydroelectric-project-wou
State
U.S., Canada practice spill response on maritime border

KETCHIKAN - The Portland Canal is an interesting wterway. Sound off on the important issues...Suppose a cargo ship runs aground on an island in the middle of Portland Canal. Suppose the ship starts spilling fuel. Who responds? Which...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092707/sta_20070927024.shtml
News
My turn: Make Hyder the getaway for Southeast Alaska

...Hyder where the deep waters of the Portland Canal join the paved Cassiar Highway...enter Southeast Alaska via the Portland Canal corridor ferry, but not willing...technology can easily meet the Portland Canal Corridor round-trip requirements...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061405/opi_20050614002.shtml
Opinion
Protecting vast Alaska-Canada border a daunting task

...a tiny dot at the extreme southern corner of Alaska's panhandle lying next to Canada. At the headwaters of the Portland Canal, it's an international cul-de-sac where the line between the countries is blurred. American flags hang from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112701/sta_border.shtml
News
Hyder loses ferry service next summer

...to Hyder to cope with budget cuts. The state ferry Aurora made its last trip of the season from Ketchikan through Portland Canal to the small border town last week. The weekly 20-hour roundtrip voyage costs $12,000, said Norm Edwards...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092099/Loc_hyder.html
Local
Tribe should not give up land in Ketchikan

...Annette Island, Village Island, Duke Island, Prince of Wales Island, Long Island, Kassaan Bay, Tongass Island, Portland Canal and Nakat Bay - all ancestral territories of the Taa ta Kwaan (Sealion People). Taan ta Kwaan is one of the oldest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031010/let_580921167.shtml
Opinion
Fishing license legislation unfair to U.S. citizens

...while traveling to and from the Lower 48, as well as when our fishing fleet was fishing in Dixon Entrance and the Portland Canal area. The Canadian government also allowed the stopping and slowdown of vehicle traffic at our borders during tourist...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022304/let_license.shtml
Opinion
Dixon Entrance dispute began decades ago

...you'll see a straight line from the southern tip of Dall Island, west of Prince of Wales Island, to near the mouth of Portland Canal, on the mainland between Ketchikan and Prince Rupert. What's known as the A-B Line denotes the boundary between...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071199/Ope_schoenfeld.html
Opinion
Remote town of Hyder offers Southeast's best bird viewing

...Hyder is the easternmost town in Southeast Alaska. It sits at the upper end of 70-mile-long, and narrow, Portland Canal, which may serve to funnel migrating birds into that area. Its easterly location also provides proximity to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072003/out_tanager.shtml
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