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Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...Monument, supports all five species of salmon, as well as eulachon. The Nass is British Columbia's third largest salmon river, producing fish that are caught by both Canadians and Alaskans. Alaskan tribes, fishermen and businesses are concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/public-comment-period-opens-ksm-mine
Outdoors
Celebrating a centennial

...couples arrived on the shores of the Salmon River in Gustavus, then known as Strawberry...celebration at their property on the Salmon River, right around where those three...tall spruce and hemlock around the Salmon River. "It was wide open territory everywhere...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-03/celebrating-centennial
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Stikine Delta by kayak, foot

...watershed encompasses 20,000 square miles of international country. Generally considered to be the second most productive salmon river in Southeast Alaska - the Taku is considered the first - the main channel of the river is around 400 miles long. It...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/beaten-path-exploring-stikine-delta-
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Hope for wild salmon

...ecosystems and economy. A big concern is the amount of acid mine leakage that will flow into many major Southeast Alaskan salmon rivers, including the Taku, Stikine, Unuk and Nass. The potential for disaster is so probable with some of the projects...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/hope-wild-salmon
Outdoors
Juneau band to play in Gustavus this weekend

...Gustavus at 5:30 p.m. Saturday May 24, at the Salmon River Park. The Juneau band will also be leading workshops...Gustavus Library.Tickets to the Memorial Day party at Salmon River are $10-$20 and kids 12 and under are free. All...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-22/juneau-band-play-gustavus-weekend
Art
Author to speak on sacred headwaters, threatened salmon

...headwaters of three important salmon rivers in British Columbia. Tribal leaders...of geography that three great salmon rivers ? the Stikine, the Skeena and...runoff eventually reaching the salmon rivers. The problem with these (mines...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/author-speak-sacred-headwaters-threaten
Local
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

Three of the most productive salmon rivers in Southeast Alaska are the Taku, Stikine and Unuk. All three rivers support significant commercial, sport and subsistence rivers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-no-guarantees-ksm-mine
Opinion
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...times in the winter and reduce them to one-third normal in summer, devastating one of the state's most productive salmon rivers. It is a huge, costly example of 1950s technology - the type other states are tearing down because of its destructive...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-28/letter-find-real-energy-solution
Letters
My Turn: Alaska can't afford two mega-energy projects

...salmon and fishing jobs.Negative impacts from the dam go well beyond harming one of the state's most important salmon rivers. I am one of the Alaskan residents who also cares about the irreversible impact the dam would have on caribou and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-08/my-turn-alaska-cant-afford-two-mega-e
Opinion
S.O.S.: Save our salmon by submitting comment

...even more so - as a commercial fisherman! This project has the potential to negatively affect the largest local king salmon river we have. I'm definitely not against mining, or any other use of our lands and water. I'm just a stickler for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-18/sos-save-our-salmon-submitting-commen
Opinion

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