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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
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
Outdoors
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
Despite fears, officials say state ferry to keep Prince Rupert terminal

...The longer turnaround times in Canada may still be shorter than the time it takes to travel the 70 miles up the Portland Canal fjord to Hyder, however. Alaska has a lease with Prince Rupert that runs through 2013, and is now talking with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072707/sta_20070727039.shtml
News
State ferry system should replace Prince Rupert port with Hyder

...excess of 50,000 visitors annually to the community. In addition, the massive Salmon Glacier and cruising of the Portland Canal-Misty Fjords boundary aboard a marine highway vessel is a once in a lifetime experience, if properly marketed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061407/opi_20070614006.shtml
Opinion
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
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
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
When the Taku gill net catch was much greater

...Snettisham. "Bob Horchover, soft-spoken, good looking man in his 20s, was skipper of the Theo E and was servicing Portland Canal, 300 miles south on the Alaska-Canadian border. Bob attended dental college in Seattle during the winters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052705/nei_20050527013.shtml
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