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A taste of sustainability

...and activists. Naturally, food was involved.Salmon Beyond Borders, an organization that defends transboundary salmon rivers from mining effects, joined forces with the Rookery Cafe this week to welcome celebrity chefs from across the nation...
Fourth of July Happenings Chenara at ((907) 957 6544 GUSTAVUSGustavus' Fourth July events begin with a pie breakfast at 9 a.m. at Salmon River Park followed by all-day events. This year's parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. For more information, contact...
Smoke on the water decisions are made in collaboration with regional land managers."They are the Inklin River fire, the King Salmon River Basin fire, the Langhorse Mountain fire and the Red River fire, all lightning caused and none endangering structures...
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat

...sites upstream from Southeast watersheds.Rivers Without Borders' Chris Zimmer said the Taku is "the most productive salmon river in Southeast."Zimmer spoke about the Tulsequah Chief, a metal mine that closed in the late 1950s but continues to...
Home Runs: Alaska's leaders must walk their salmon talk

...really is.I have yet to meet an Alaskan who actually wants a dozen Canadian mega mines built in the headwaters of our salmon rivers. Their short-term economic benefit would flow only to Canada, while we in Southeast would absorb the near certainty...
What's happening this week

...22-23, Haines. See page 2. Memorial Day weekend preschool fundraiser concert, 5:30 p.m., Sunday May 24, Salmon River Park Gustavus. The Kind Family Band & Friends will perform at 5:30 p.m. and The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band will...
Mallott heads to BC for mine issues

...Mallott to lead a trans-boundary waters working group for the administration.Mallott's office says three Alaska salmon rivers are in watersheds that could be affected by planned Canadian mines. Mallott says the rivers are important to the way...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC on the Mount Polley tailings dam failure, which released billions of gallons of mine waste water into a rich salmon river just before its sockeye run. The panel recommended dry tailings over wet, saying that wet tailings facilities will...
Southeast depends on its rivers and resident, I know that fishing is Southeast Alaska's livelihood. While the majority of our most productive salmon rivers - such as the Taku, Unuk and Stikine - have their headwaters in British Columbia, we need to ensure BC manages its...
Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations

...prosecutors said the mine released polluted water into the Salmon River."Turbid process water from the placer mining at the...back into production in a manner that will protect the Salmon River and restore it to a functioning condition," Cribley...


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